VB-M50B Canon/Axis PTZ Network Camera

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Canon/Axis VB-M50B PTZ Network Camera


  • Powerful DIGIC DV III Image Processor
  • Advanced Lens with large Aperture Ratio Range of F1.8 (W) – F2.4 (T) and Focal Length Range of 17.7mm – 88.5mm
  • High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
  • Fast and Precise Pan / Tilt Mechanism
  • 64 Preset Camera Positions with 5 Preset Tour Routes
  • Clear IR Mode with Infrared Bandpass Filter
  • Motion Adaptive Noise Reduction
  • Area-Specific Data Size Reduction (ADSR)
  • On-Board Video Analytics
  • Camera Viewer with Mobile Device Support
  • Built-in SD Card Slot
  • ONVIF Profile S and G Conformant
  • 24 VAC / 12 VDC / PoE
Image Sensor 1/3 type CMOS (RGB)
Number of Effective Pixels Approx. 1.3 million pixels
Scanning Method Progressive Scan
Lens 5x optical zoom lens with auto focus
Focal Length 17.7(W) – 88.5mm(T)
F-Number F1.8 (W) – F2.4(T)
Digital Zoom 20x
Horizontal Viewing Angle 15.6⁰ (W) – 3.2⁰ (T)
Vertical Viewing Angle 8.8⁰ (W) – 1.8⁰ (T)
Day/Night Mode Yes
I/R Cut Filter Automatically removable infrared-cut filter
Min. Subject Illumination – Day (Color) .04 lux (F1.8, shutter speed 1/30 sec., when smart shade control is off, 50IRE)
Min. Subject Illumination – Night (Monochrome) .002 lux (F1.8, shutter speed 1/30 sec., when smart shade control is off, 50IRE)
Focus Modes Auto/One-shot AF/Manual/Fixed at infinity
Shooting Distance Day Mode: 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) – infinity (W), 5.0 m (16.4 ft.) – infinity (T)
Night Mode: 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) – infinity (W), 5.0 m (16.4 ft.) – infinity (T)
Shutter Speed 1 – 1/16000 sec.
Exposure Modes Auto/Auto (Flickerless)/Auto (Shutter-priority AE)/Auto Aperture-priority AE)/Manual (Shutter Speed, Aperture, Gain)
White Balance Auto/Light Source/Manual Light Source: Daylight Fluorescent/White Fluorescent/Warm Fluorescent/Mercury Lamp/Sodium Lamp/Halogen Lamp Manual: One-shot WB/R Gain/B Gain
Metering Modes Center-Weighted/Average/Spot
Exposure Compensation 9 levels
Smart Shade Control Auto/Manual/Disable
Auto: 3 levels
Manual: 7 levels
Haze Compensation Auto/Manual/Disable
Auto: 3 levels
Manual: 7 levels
AGC Limit 6 levels
Image Stabilizer Digital (2 levels)
Pan Angle Range 348⁰ (±174⁰)
Tilt Angle Range 105⁰ (ceiling-mounted position: -90⁰ – +15⁰)
Moving Speed Pan: Max. 150⁰/sec.
Tilt: Max. 150⁰/sec.
Video Compression Method JPEG, H.264
Video Size JPEG, H.264: 1920 x 1080, 960 x 540, 480 x 270, 1280 x 720, 640 x 360, 320 x 180, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Video Quality JPEG, H.264: 10 levels
Frame Rate JPEG: 0.1 – 30 fps
H.264: 1/2/3/5/6/10/15/30 fps
Maximum Frame Rate 1280 x 960 : 30fps
ADSR: Area-Specific Data Size Reduction Number of Specified Areas: Max. 8 windows
I-Frame Interval 0.5/1/1.5/2/3/4/5 sec.
Simultaneous Client Access Max. 30 Clients + 1 Admin Client – H.264: Max. 10 Clients
Camera Control Administrator, Authorized user, Guest user (level of control varies depending on user)
Access Control User authority (user name and password), Host Access Restrictions (IPv4, IPv6)
Encrypted Communications SSL/TLS, IPsec
ONVIF Version Profile S, Profile G
IPv4 Protocol TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SNMP (MIB2), SMTP (Client), DHCP (Client), DNS (Client), mDNS,ARP, ICMP, POP3 (Client), NTP (Client), SMTP authentication (POP before SMTP, SMTP-AUTH), AutoIP, RTP/RTCP, RTSP, SSL/TLS, IPsec, WV-HTTP (Canon proprietary), ONVIF (Profile S, Profile G)
IPv6 Protocol TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP (Client), DHCPv6 (Client), DNS (Client), mDNS, ICMPv6, POP3 (Client), NTP (Client), SMTP authentication (POP before SMTP, SMTP-AUTH), RTP/RTCP, RTSP,SSL/TLS, IPsec, WV-HTTP (Canon proprietary), ONVIF (Profile S, Profile G)
Auto IP (Link-Local) Yes
Audio Compression Method G.711 μ-law (64 kbps)
Audio Communication Method Full-duplex (two-way) – Echo cancellation function compliant
RTP, Sound Transfer Protocol by Canon
Audio File Playback Available (audio files can be played back when an event is triggered by the intelligent function or external device input)
Privacy Mask Number of registration: Max. 8 places, Number of mask colors: 1 (select from 9 colors)
View Restriction Available
Presets Number of registers: Max. 256 positions (+Home Position)

Number of Preset Tour Route: Max. 5

Intelligent Function – Video Moving Object Detection, Abandoned Object Detection, Removed Object Detection, Camera Tampering Detection, Passing Detection, and Intrusion Detection
Intelligent Function – Audio Volume Detection, Scream Detection
Intelligent Function – Detection Settings Max. 15
Event Trigger Type External Device Input, Intelligent Function (Video), Intelligent Function (Audio), Timer, Day/Night Switch
Image Upload FTP/HTTP/SMTP (e-mail)
Event Notification HTTP/SMTP (e-mail)
On-Screen Display Available
Image Cropping Function Digital PTZ
Cropping sizes: 640 x 360/512 x 288/384 x 216/256 x 144/128 x 72
640 x 480/512 x 384/384 x 288/256 x 192/128 x 96
Daylight Saving Time Available
Network Terminal LAN x 1 (RJ45, 100Base-TX (auto/full-duplex/half-duplex))
Audio Input Terminal ϕ3.5 mm (ϕ0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural)

LINE IN (connect to an amplifier microphone) or MIC IN (connect to a microphone w/o amplifier)

– Switch LINE IN/MIC IN in the setting page.

Audio Output Terminal ϕ3.5 mm (ϕ0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural)

LINE OUT (connect to an amplifier speaker)

External Device I/O Terminal Input x 2, Output x 2
Analog Video Out N/A
Memory Card Type SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card Compatible
Memory Card Recorded Content Log, Video (Event, Manual, ONVIF, Timer, Upload)
Memory Card Recorded Frame Rate Frame Rate: Max. 1 fps (JPEG)
Max. 30 fps (H.264)
Temperature AC, DC, PoE: -10⁰C – +50⁰C (+14⁰F – +122⁰F)
Humidity Humidity: 5% – 85% RH (without condensation)
PoE PoE power supply via LAN connector (IEEE802.3at Type1/Type2 compliant)
AC Adapter PA-V18(100 – 240 V AC) (sold separately)
External Power Source 24 V AC/12 V DC
With PoE Max. approx. 9.8 W
With AC Adapter Max. approx. 11.2 W
With 12VDC Max. approx. 10 W
With PoE + TBD
With 24V AC Max. approx. 9.6 W
Dimensions (ϕ x H) ϕ129 x 157 mm (ϕ5.08 x 6.18 in.)
Heater N/A
Weight Approx. 1170 g (2.58 lb.)
Outdoor Ready No
IP Rating N/A
Vandal Resistant No
Impact Resistance N/A
Weight 7 lbs
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