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Product Code: LPR-IP7

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The Viewtron LPR-IP7 is a network IP LPR camera (license plate recognition) with built-in IR night vision, motorized zoom lens, and PoE. This license plate recognition camera is enclosed in a IP67 rated weatherproof housing so that it can be installed in wet and cold climates. The built-in IR LEDs provide infrared illumination up to 100 feet. This is our best LPR camera by far.

The 7-22mm motorized zoom / auto-focus lens provides an adjustable 20° - 50° field of view. This enables effective license plate capture up to 70 feet / 21 meters. The zoom lens can be adjusted from the iPhone and Android App. The tri-axis bullet mount gives installers a lot of flexibility to adjust the angle of the camera. This IP security camera is ONVIF protocol compliant so that it can be used with any ONVIF compatible NVR.

When this LPR camera is used in conjunction with a Viewtron NVR (network video recorder), it is capable of automatic number plate recognition (ANPR). This specialized software automatically detects and matches all of the numbers and letters on plates. CCTV Camera Pros is currently designing most of our LPR camera systems with this camera and a Viewtron NVR. It is the best solution that we currently offer, and by far the best value.

Watch this LPR camera system video demo to see how well it works. We also have these image snapshots captured from the Viewtron NVR that we used for testing. You can learn more about best practices for installation here.

LPR-IP7 Features

  • Video Output: Network IP / RJ-45 Network Connection, ONVIF Protocol Compliant
  • Video Format: H.264, H.265
  • Supported Resolutions: 1080p ( 1920 × 1080 ), 720p ( 1280 × 720 ), D1, CIF, 480 × 240
  • Video Frame Rate: 30 FPS at 2mp Resolution
  • LPR Speed Rating: Up to 50 MPH / 80 Km/H
  • Image Sensor: 1 / 2.8" CMOS
  • Infrared: Yes. Built-in IR Night Vision. Up to 40 Meters / 120 Feet
  • License Plate Capture Max Distance: Up to 20 Meters / 70 Feet
  • Weatherproof: Yes. IP67 Housing. Indoor / Outdoor Installation
  • Lens: 7-22mm Motorized Zoom / Auto Focus. 20° - 50° Field of View
  • Audio: 1ch audio input, 1ch audio output
  • Style: White Bullet, Metal
  • Installation: Ceiling or Wall Mount Tri-Axis, Optional Wall Bracket / Junction Box
  • Remote Viewing: Yes. iPhone App, Android App, Mac Software, Windows Software Included
  • Power: 12V DC Power supply or PoE (Power over Ethernet)
  • Image Control: Digital Wide Dynamic Range Function, 3D DNR (Digital Noise Reduction), BLC, HLC, ROI, Saturation, Brightness, Chroma, Contrast,Wide Dynamic, Sharpen, adjustable through client software or web browser
  • SD Card Slot: Yes. Built-in micro SD card slot supports up to 128GB micro SD card
  • Analytics: Yes. License Plate Capture (LPR), License Plate Recognition (LPR), ANPR

Camera Dimensions

LPR Camera

The above image shows the dimensions of the LPR-IP7 in millimeters. For reference 100.3mm = 4 inches. 88.9mm = 3.5 inches. 279.5mm = 11 inches.

Junction Box Mount Option

Security Camera Junction Box

The VT-J302 security camera junction box is an optional installation mount for the LPR-IP7. There is a bottom and side cable inlet and the cable leads from your camera can neatly be concealed inside this weatherproof enclosure. When the bottom inlet is used, the inlet plug can be moved to the size inlet. This junction box can be used for vertical or horizontal installations.

LPR Camera Pole Installation

Here is the LPR-IP7 installed on a pole using the optional VT-J302 junction box. Pole installations are extremely common for LPR cameras. CCTV Camera Pros recommends using the junction box for almost all installations.

LPR Camera System Demo

LPR ANPR Camera System

Viewtron license plate recognition cameras (LPR) are designed to detect when vehicle license plates enter a defined area. The LPR system tested in the above video used a Viewtron LPR-IP7 license plate AI camera connected to a Viewtron IP camera NVR. When a plate is detected, the event is bookmarked, a snapshot is taken, and video is recorded on the NVR's hard drive. Thumbnail images can be displayed on the live video view (like you see above) for easy access to playback the recorded video of the license plate capture.

License Plate Reader Camera + AI Vehicle Detection

License Plate Reader Camera System

Watch this video to see how CCTV Camera Pros used our the license plate reader camera in conjunction with one of our Viewtron AI cameras to detect when people are illegally dumping in our garbage dumpster. The AI camera is setup to detect people and vehicles around the dumper after hours and trigger a bookmarked event on the NVR. The LPR-IP7 license plate reader captures tags.

LPR / ALPR Camera System

Here is a picture of our ALPR camera system setup on the pole behind our warehouse. The camera mounted down low on the pole is the LPR / APLR camera. And, the two cameras installed up high on the pole both this model IP-A4BZ bullet AI camera. We use both of those cameras as overview cameras to cover both directions of traffic around the bend. You can click on the image for a large view.

Night Time License Plate Recognition

License Plate Recognition System

In this video, watch the LPR-IP7 camera capture plates at night time in a very dark environment. After watching the above video, you will better understand why it is important to install an LPR camera with at least one overview camera. This 4mp IP camera with AI is what was used as the overview camera in that video. CCTV Camera Pros sells this complete license plate recognition system that includes both cameras and the NVR.

Front License Plate Capture

License Plate Capture Camera

Here is another night license plate capture recording. Except this one demonstrates capturing the license plate mounted in the front of the car. Also, in this video the LPR-IP7 camera is connected to a Viewtron hybrid security camera DVR that also supports IP cameras. This is also known as a hybrid BNC DVR. Hybrid DVRs allow customers to use BNC security cameras and network IP cameras on the same recorder.

The one downside to using a Viewtron DVR vs NVR is that the DVRs do not have the ANPR software built-in. What does this mean? Basically, the camera and DVR will be able to record license plates clear enough for a human to read, but the DVR will not automatically identify the license plate and specific numbers automatically.

How-to Playback Recorded Video

LPR Video Surveillance Recording

Watch this video to see Mike review the various ways that recorded LPR video surveillance footage can be searched for and played back on a Viewtron IP camera NVR.

License Plate Database

License Plate Reader Camera Database

Watch this video to learn how-to create an authorized vehicle database using our Viewtron license plate reader camera and Viewtron IP camera NVR. License plates can be added to the database via the following methods.

  1. Manual data entry on the NVR.
  2. CSV file import on NVR (comma separated value). You can download my CSV import file template here.
  3. Using existing license plate capture records on the NVR.

LPR Images

License Plate Recognition Camera

Here is a screenshot captured directly from the NVR that shows the live camera view with the real time license plate capture event thumbnails displayed on the left. You can click on these images for a full sized view.

ANPR Software

ANPR Camera

In addition to detecting license plates, the LPR-IP7 is also an ANPR camera (automatic number plate recognition). Number plate recognition and license plate database applications are possible when you connect a LPR-IP7 to a Viewtron NVR. The above ANPR database screenshot was captured from a Viewtron NVR. Please note that Viewtron BNC hybrid DVRs do not support LPR and other AI functions.You must use a Viewtron IP camera NVR for all AI functions.

Intelligent Video Analytics

The LPR-IP7 is has built-in software for advanced video analytics. The following Intelligent Video Analytics are supported by this camera.

  • License Plate Recognition (LPR) / License Plate Capture (LPC) / Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)
  • Video Tampering
  • Scene Change Detection

Product Specification

security camera specification

Download the complete IP-D8 product specification here.

LPR Camera Installation

Please use these recommended best practices in order to plan a successful license plate capture camera installation. It is important to mount the camera so that the camera view width is 16 feet or less at the point where plates will be captured. License plate cameras can not monitor wide areas also capture small details like the numbers on a license plate. These are extremely important concepts to understand when planning a successful license plate capture system.

LPR Camera Installation

Watch this video to see Mike discuss all the the best practices that he recommends when it comes to installing a Viewtron LPR camera system.

Horizontal Mounting Angle

HD License Plate Capture Camera Installation

LPR cameras should not be mounted at a distance to the left or right side of the viewing area at an angle greater than 15 degrees.

Vertical Mounting Angle

LPR Camera Installation

In order to capture the numbers and letters on a license plate, LPR cameras cannot be mounted at a height that creates an angle greater than 30 degrees. The less of an angle, the better when it comes to license plate capture.

Image Capture Width

LPR Camera Installation Width

It is also important to plan the cameras field of view carefully. LPR cameras are not designed to capture a wide field of view. They are designed to monitor a focal width approximately equal to a single lane of traffic (about 16 feet). Because the LPR-IP7 is 1080p HD resolution, you can go slightly wider than this in some cases (as long as the vertical and horizontal mounting angles are minimal).

The following guidelines should be used when installing this LPR camera.

  1. Mount between 3 and 16 feet high (not to exceed a 30-degree angle). The less of an angle - the better performance.
  2. Mount between 12 and 50 feet from the area where vehicles will be passing so that the area of capture is about 16 feet wide.

Speed Rating

This LPR-IP7 can be used for stationary, slow moving, and fast moving license plate capture applications. It has been tested successfully up to 50 MPH / 80 Km/H. Please note that the higher the quality of the installation, the more realistic that higher speed license plate capture is.

Complete Security Camera System Quote

Security Camera System

Did you know? CCTV Camera Pros can provide a complete surveillance system quote that includes any Viewtron DVR / NVR with cameras, cables, connectors, power supplies, and monitors? We can even mix and match IP cameras and BNC security cameras because Viewtron DVRs are hybrid.

As you have probably already seen on our website, we have 2, 4, 8, and 16 camera surveillance systems in pre-made packages. However, it is not possible for us to package up every combination and quantity of all the different camera models that we carry. So, we can also provide you with a custom quote with as many cameras as you need and a mix of any combination of camera model(s) based on your project requirements.

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View Your Security Cameras Remotely

The IP-D8 works great with Viewtron hybrid security camera DVRs and Viewtron IP camera NVRs. Viewtron hybrids support BNC cameras and network IP cameras up to 4K resolution. Viewtron NVRs support IP cameras and have built-in power over Ethernet. The remote camera viewing apps are able to connect directly to Viewtron IP cameras and also to DVRs / NVRs.

iOS Compatible Security DVR
iPhone App
Android Compatible Security DVR
Android App
Mac Compatible Security DVR
Mac Software
Mac Compatible Security DVR
Windows Software

IP Camera NVR

PoE for IP Camera

This IP camera is PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) compliant which allows the installer to run a single CAT-5e network cable to provide both power and data connectivity to the camera. CAT6 cable can also be used. CCTV Camera Pros supplies the following PoE injectors and PoE network switches which are compatible with this camera.

Single Port PoE Injector
Single Camera PoE
4 Port PoE Switch
4 Camera PoE
8 Port PoE Switch
8 Camera PoE
16 Port PoE Switch
16 Camera PoE

Please refer to these diagrams, to learn more about how to wire IP cameras using a PoE injectors or a PoE switch.

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review.

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Couldn't be happier! January 2, 2023
Reviewer: Carl S from Holyoke, MA  
From brainstorming with the team, to finding the right product, to having all the documentation and videos available to implement it flawlessly.
My first order has absolutely set the foundation for future business with Mike and CCTV Camera Pros!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Top Notch Service December 22, 2022
Reviewer: Harold T from USA  
My order was made over the phone, taken directly by one of the owners. All questions were answered clearly and accurately. My shipment was received within a week, well packed and protected. CCTV Camera Pros kept me in the shipping loop, even letting me know the exact arrival date. Mike Haldas sent me links to lots of installation and configuration info including manuals and videos. When I did have a few questions regarding the iPhone app, my call was immediately answered and they walked me through the app setup.

CCTV Camera Pros were highly recommended to me, and now I understand why.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 AMAZING AI CAMERA & LPR CAMERA! June 23, 2022
Reviewer: Crystal L from Wellsville, OH  
Having issues with trespasser(s) on property and needed cameras to capture the license plate numbers as well as very detailed info in regard to car(s). Purchased the AI Security Camera and LPR Camera...they are both amazing, but the detail of the LPR Camera is outstanding!!! Technical support is also outstanding! Each and every question is answered promptly. Camera system is so very easy to set up...does not require a degree in technology!! Thank you CCTV Camera Pros for all you have done to help us protect our property!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 LPR CAMERA SYSTEM with NVR May 14, 2022
Reviewer: Anthony B from Frankfort, NY  
Great experience with CCTV Camera Pros and awesome communication.
Purchased 2 LPR cameras with NVR, great software with plate recognition, almost plug in and go. After install , just set up target area for each cam. To make sure I had system all set I gave them a call to walk me through menu settings for each cam and they where more than willing to help me. Definitely will be buying from them again !

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Working Perfectly January 21, 2022
Reviewer: DavidG from McKees Rocks, PA  
I needed an automatic license plate recognition system to replace the manual one I had. The system from CCTV Camera pros has captured every plate that has passed by with ease. The presets were almost spot on but I did have to adjust my system to switch to day and night mode automatically with the IR lights constantly on to get everything covered.

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