Sony’s 18x zoom, P/T/Z Network Camera with Day/Night Modes – SNC-RZ25N

 PTZ capable with a built in web server, Sony’s SNC-RZ25N fits right in with the rest of Sony’s growing family of network cameras. This camera has 18x zoom which captures every detail from afar. Day and night modes with a fast pan/ tilt base make this camera a perfect match for low light applications that require around the clock surveillance.
The SNC-RZ25N provides a selectable compression of bandwidth saving MPEG4 or the industry standard JPEG. It also has the capability of bi-directional audio which will send uncompressed and compressed bits of data..
A built in web server lets the user view and control the camera using a standard web browser. 1/4 inch type Exwave HAD CCD sensor captures light from 0.7 lux for color and .1 lux for black and white. The SNC-RX25N has an adaptive rate control feature which keeps audio and video signals from breaking up due to network. External microphone input and a compact flash slot for additional memory or wireless 802.11b via SNCA-CFW1 option.

Additional features include:

  • MPEG-4 and JPEG Compression Formats, selectable
  • High frame rate: 30fps(QVGA), 15 fps(VGA)
  • 100Base-TX/10BASE-T Ethernet interface
  • Motion detection using motion vector
  • Equipped with one sensor in, two relay outputs, external trigger input for day/night, as well as external output for night mode (b/w)
Image device 1/4 type Exwave HAD CCD
Number of effective pixels 768 (H) x 494 (V)
Zoom ratio Optical x 18 (x 12 Digital Zoom)
Focal length f=4.1 – 73.8mm
F Number F1.4 (Wide end), F3.0 (Tele end)
Iris Auto/Manual (F1.4 – close)
Minimum object distance 290mm (Wide end), 800mm (Tele end)
Pan range -170° to +170°
Tilt range -90°. to +30°, 120° degrees total tilt range
Other functions Day/Night (Auto/Manual), Image Flip function,
Motion Detection
Image Size For both JPEG and MPEG 4
640 x 480(VGA), 480 x 360, 384 x 288, 320 x 240(QVGA),
256 x 192, 160 x 120(QQVGA)
Compression format MPEG4 / JPEG (Selectable)
Maximum Frame Rate JPEG: QVGA: max.30fps,
VGA: max.18fps
MPEG4: QVGA: max.30fps, VGA: max.15fps
Audio Compression Format Audio in: G.726(40?32?24?16kbps), G.711 (64kbps)
Audio out: G.726(40?32?24?16kbps), G.711 (64kbps)
Network Protocols IP(IPv4), ICMP, ARP, TCP/UDP, RTP/RTCP,SNMP (MIB-2),
DHCP client, NTP client, DNS client, HTTP client/server,
FTP client/server, SMTP client
Number of Clients MPEG4: 10 users
Ethernet 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX (RJ-45)
Serial Interface RS-232C(RxD/TxD)
I/O port Sensor input x 2, Alarm output x2
Card slot Compact Flash type: SNCA-CFW1 (IEEE802.11b Wireless card) and Compact Flash memory card
Analog video Output Composite video (1Vp-p)
External microphone input Mini-jack, 2.4VDC plug-in power, 4.7k ohm
Audio line output Mini-jack (Monaural),Max output level:0.9 Vrms
Signal System NTSC
Horizontal Resolution more than 470 lines
S/N Ratio more than 50dB
Minimum illumination 0.7 lx(AGC ON, F1.4, 50IRE)
0.05 lx (F1.4, 1/4 sec ) color mode
0.01 lx (F1.4, 1/4 sec) b/w mode
Mass approx. 1.3 kg
Dimensions 140 x 203.7 x 148 (W x H x D, mm)
Power requirement AC24V, DC12V
Power consumption max. 18W
Operating Temperature 0°C to +40° C (32° F to 104° F)
Storage temperature -20° C to +60° C (-4° F to 140° F)
Operating humidity 20 to 80%
Storage Humidity 20 to 95%
Supplied accessories Ceiling Mount
Wire rope
Tapping screw
CD-ROM (user guide, program software)
Installation manual
Operating System Windows 2000/XP
Web browser Microsoft Internet Explorer Ver 5.5, 6.0



The SNC-RZ25N is a high end security  camera that will work in a variety of applications that require a camera that works 24/7 but has limited space and limited light.

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