Panasonic BL-VT164P Pan-Tilt Day/Night Network Camera, 1.0MP, 8x Digital Zoom, HD 720p Images Up to 30 fps, H.264 and JPEG Dual Stream Output

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About the Panasonic BL-VT164P

The Panasonic BL-VT164P HD 1280 x 720 Pan-Tilt Network Camera features a 1.0 megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS Sensor that allows dual streaming of high quality imagery in H.264 and JPEG formats at a resolution of 1280 x 720p at 30 fps. The progressive scan ensures no tearing and less motion blur, providing clear images even when the subject is moving. The BL-VT164P comes with Digital Noise Reduction technology, that filter camera signals ensuring clarity in varying conditions. The camera additionally features full frame (up to 30 fps) transmission, electronic sensitivity enhancement, face detection, browser-controlled 8x digital zoom and smart phone monitoring.

Panasonic BL-VT164P Includes

  • Panasonic BL-VT164P Pan-Tilt Day/Night Network Camera
  • Flexible Stand
  • AC Adaptor
  • Safety Wire
  • Panasonic 3 Year Warranty

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Panasonic BL-VT164P Features

  • 720p HD images up to 30 fps
  • 1.0 Megapixel high sensitivity CMOS Sensor
  • Multiple H.264 (High profile) streams and JPEG streams ensure simultaneous real time monitoring and high resolution recording by "UniPhier", Panasonic's proprietary System LSI platform
  • Full frame (Up to 30 fps) transmission at 1,280 x 720 image size
  • High sensitivity with Day & Night (Electrical) function: 0.9 lx (Color), 0.6 lx (B/W) at F2.8
  • Digital Noise Reduction: 3D-DNR ensures noise reduction in various conditions
  • Progressive scan ensures clear images with less motion blur and no tearing even when the subject is moving
  • Electronic sensitivity enhancement: Auto (Up to 16x) / OFF
  • Indoor scene (50 Hz/60Hz): Flicker caused by fluorescent lightning will be automatically compensated
  • ELC (maximum exposure time): The lightning control will be automatically performed by adjusting shutter speed in the range of ELC
  • 1.5x extra zoom under VGA resolution
  • 8x digital zoom controlled by browser
  • VMD (Video Motion Detection) with 4 programmable detection areas, 15 steps sensitivity level and 10 steps detection size
  • Face detection function detects the position of human face and the information is sent by XML or video stream
  • Privacy Zone can mask up to 2 private areas, such as house windows and entrances/exits
  • Camera title display: Up to 20 alphanumeric characters on the browser
  • Alarm sources including VMD and Panasonic alarm command can trigger actions such as FTP image transfer, E-mail notification, Indication on browser and Panasonic alarm protocol output
  • Prioritized stream control: One of the video streams can be prioritized when multiple recorders or client PCs are accessing the camera so that the recorder or the client PC can maintain the frame rate
  • H.264 max. bit rate/client and Total bit rate control allows flexible network traffic management. Frame rate priority mode controls bit rate and compression ratio to provide the specified frame rate
  • Internet mode: H.264 images can be transmitted over HTTP protocol
  • IPv4/IPv6 protocol supported
  • Supports SSL, DDNS (viewnetcam, RFC2136)
  • Still images (JPEG) can be viewed on mobile phones via Internet
  • Pan/tilt and Preset Map Shot function realizes wide range monitoring..(Horizontal angle:139deg. Vertical angle 76deg.)
  • Low profile design for discrete installation

Panasonic BL-VT164P Specifications

Image Sensor 1/4 type CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels Approx. 1 megapixel
Scanning Mode Progressive
Scanning Area (H x V) 3.89 x 2.43mm (0.15 x 0.1")
Minimum Illumination Color: 0.9 lx (F2.8, Auto slow shutter: Off (1/30s), Gain: On(High))
Color: 0.06 lx (F2.8, Auto slow shutter: Max. 16/30s, Gain: On(High))
BW: 0.6 lx (F2.8, Auto slow shutter: Off (1/30s), Gain: On(High))
BW: 0.04 lx (F2.8, Auto slow shutter: Off (16/30s), Gain: On(High))
White Balance AWC (2,000 - 10,000 K), ATW1 (2,700 - 6,000 K), ATW2 (2,000 - 6,000 K)
Light Control Mode Indoor scene (50 Hz / 60 Hz) / ELC
Shutter Speed ELC (1/30 s), ELC (3/100 s), ELC (3/120 s), ELC (2/100 s), ELC (2/120 s), ELC (1/100 s), ELC (1/120 s), ELC (1/250 s), ELC (1/500 s), ELC (1/1,000 s), ELC (1/2,000 s), ELC (1/4,000 s), ELC (1/10,000 s)
Adaptive Black Stretch ON / OFF
Electronic Sensitivity UP OFF (1/30 s), Max. 2/30 s, Max. 3/30 s, Max. 4/30 s, Max. 6/30 s, Max. 10/30 s, Max. 16/30 s
Day & Night (electrical) OFF / AUTO
Digital Noise Reduction HIGH / LOW
Video Motion Detection ON / OFF (4 areas available)
Privacy Zone ON / OFF (up to 2 zones available)
Camera Title (OSD) Up to 20 characters (alphanumeric characters, marks), On/Off
Focal Length 3.6 mm
Zoom Ratio Extra zoom: 1.5x (at VGA resolution)
Angular Field of View Horizontal: 57 deg., Vertical: 34 deg.
Maximum Aperture Ratio 1: 2.8
Focusing Range 0.4 m - infinity
Panning Range -41deg.- +41deg.
Panning Speed Manual: Approx. 0.5 deg./s - 50 deg./s, Preset: Up to approx. 50 deg./s
Tilting Range -32deg. to +10deg.
Tilting Speed Manual: Approx. 0.5 deg./s - 50 deg./s, Preset: Up to approx. 50 deg./s
Number of Preset Positions 64
PTZ Position Display ON / OFF
Self Return 10 s/ 20 s/ 30 s/ 1 min/ 2 min/ 3 min/ 5 min/ 10 min/ 20 min/ 30 min/ 60 min
Map Shot Preset map-shot
Camera Control Brightness, AUX ON / OFF
Display Mode Spot, Quad: Image from 16 cameras can be displayed in 4 different Quad
Screens or 16 split screen (JPEG only). 20 characters camera title available
Zoom Extra zoom(1x - 1.5x) and the electronic zoom (higher zoom factors, up to 12x).
Camera Title Up to 20 alphanumeric characters
Clock Display Time: 12H/24H, Date: 5 formats on the browser, Summer time (Manual)
Alarm Control Reset
One Shot Capture A still picture will be displayed on a newly opened window.
Audio Mic Input: ON / OFF Volume adjustment: Low / Middle / High,
Audio Output: ON / OFF Volume adjustment: Low / Middle / High
GUI/Setup Menu Language English, Japanese, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Russian
System Log Up to 100 (Internal), error logs
Supported OS Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP3
Supported Browser Windows Internet Explorer 9.0 (32 bit), Windows Internet Explorer 8.0 (32 bit),
Windows Internet Explorer 7.0 (32 bit), Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP3
Network IF 10Base-T / 100Base-TX, RJ-45 connector (female)
Image Resolution Aspect ratio: [4: 3] H.264: VGA (640 x 480) / QVGA (320 x 240), up to 30 fps
JPEG: VGA (640 x 480) / QVGA (320 x 240), up to 30 fps
Aspect ratio: [16: 9]H.264: 640 x 360 / 320 x 180, up to 30 fps
JPEG: 640 x 360 / 320 x 180, up to 30 fps
H.264: Transmission Mode Constant bitrate / Frame rate / Best effort
H.264: Frame Rate 1 / 3 / 5 / 7.5 / 10 / 12 / 15 / 20 / 30 fps
H.264: Bit Rate/Client 64 / 128 / 256 / 384 / 512 / 768 / 1,024 / 1,536 / 2,048 / 3,072 / 4,096 / 8,192 kbps
H.264: Image Quality LOW / NORMAL / FINE
H.264: Refresh Interval 1 fps - 30 fps
H.264: Transmission Type UNICAST / MULTICAST
JPEG: Image Quality 10 steps
JPEG: Refresh Interval 0.1 fps - 30 fps
JPEG: Transmission Type PULL / PUSH
Audio Compression G.726 (ADPCM) 32 kbps / 16 kbps, G.711 64 kbps
Audio Mode OFF / Mic input / Audio output / Interactive (Half duplex) / Interactive (Full duplex)
Authentication for Audio Level 1 only / Level 2 higher / All users
Total Bit Rate 64 / 128 / 256 / 384 / 512 / 768 / 1,024 / 2,048 / 4,096 / 8,192 kbps / Unlimited
FTP Client Alarm image transmission, FTP periodic transmission
No. of Simultaneous Users Up to 14 users (Depends on network conditions)
Face Detection ON / OFF (with XML notification)
Cellular Phone Compatibility JPEG image
Mobile Terminal Compatibility iPad, iPhone, iPod touch (iOS 4.2.1 or later) android mobile terminals
Alarm Source 3x Terminal inputs, VMD, Command alarm, Body heat sensor
Alarm Actions E-mail notification, Indication on browser, FTP image transfer, Panasonic protocol output
Schedule VMD, Body heat sensor
Sensor detection method pyroelectric infrared sensor
Sensitivity settings Off/ High/ Normal/ Low/ Extra low
Sensor detection range About 5 m (with the temperature at 20deg.C and Normal sensitivity)
Microphone/Line Input Internal microphone
Audio Output Internal speaker
Safety/EMC Standard UL60950-1 Ed.2, C22.2 NO.60950-1 Ed.2 FCC Part15 ClassB, ICES-003 ClassB
Power Source & Power Consumption 9 V DC (Use only with Panasonic AC adapter)
Max. 3.7 W (120 V AC/ 60 Hz)
Ambient Operating Temperature 0 deg.C - 40 deg.C (32 deg.F - 104 deg.F)
Ambient Operating Humidity Less than 90 % (no condensation)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 74 x 74 x 91mm / 2.91 x 2.91 x 3.58"
Mass 0.49lbs / 0.22 kg
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