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DCS-2121 - Revision A1

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Download 1.06.7712 3/06/2013
Download 1.06.5731 22/05/2012
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19/04/2011
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CE Declaration
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25/02/2011
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9/09/2009
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Datasheet (English)
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D View Cam Manual (English)
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Full Duplex 2-way Audio

Listen and talk at the same time when connected to an external speaker.



Dual Mode Recording

Simultaneous MJPEG and MPEG-4 streams allow optimization of both image quality and bandwidth efficiency.



Low light recording

0.5 lux light sensitivity allows you to capture video in rooms with minimal lighting, making it ideal for use in low-light environments.

Product description


The DCS-2121 is a versatile and unique surveillance solution for your small office or home. Unlike a standard webcam, the DCS-2121 is a complete system with a built-in CPU and web server that transmits high quality video images for security and surveillance. The DCS-2121 can be accessed remotely and controlled from any PC or notebook over the local network or through the Internet via a web browser. The simple installation and intuitive web based interface offer easy integration with your Ethernet/Fast Ethernet or 802.11g wireless network. The DCS-2121 also comes with remote monitoring and motion detection features for a complete and cost-effective home security solution.



Wireless G connectivity

The DCS-2121 offers both 802.11g wireless and Ethernet/Fast Ethernet connectivity, making the DCS-2121 easy to integrate into your existing network environment. The DCS-2121 works with a 10Mbps Ethernet based network or 100Mbps Fast Ethernet based network for traditional wired environments and works with 802.11g routers or access points for added flexibility. The Site Survey feature also allows you to view and connect to nearby wireless networks.



Snapshots, recording & storage

Using the Snapshot and recording features, you can save snapshots and record video and audio directly from the web browser to a local hard drive without installing any software, making it convenient to instantly capture any moment from a remote location. The DCS-2121 allows you to record directly to a local network area storage device without the use of a dedicated PC for storing recorded video.



Surveillance software

Included with DCS-2102/2121, D-ViewCam 2.0 IP camera surveillance software is a comprehensive surveillance system designed to centrally manage multiple IP cameras for home, Small Office and Home Office (SOHO), or Small and Medium Business (SMB) users. Supporting up to 32 IP cameras, D-ViewCam 2.0 is compatible with all current D-Link IP cameras, offering digital monitoring and recording capabilities of video, audio, and events for various security applications.

This software provides users with a wide array of features for added convenience, including video recording and playback, Video mode, Map mode, Wizard mode, Expert mode, Event Action, and more, offering users powerful surveillance software that’s easy to use.
OS Support

  • Device: Windows 2000 / Windows XP /Windows Vista / 3GPP
  • Utility: Windows 2000 / Windows XP /Windows Vista



Networking Protocol

  • IPV4, ARP, TCP, UDP, ICMP
  • DHCP Client
  • NTP Client
  • DNS Client
  • DDNS Client
  • SMTP Client
  • FTP Client
  • HTTP Server
  • Samba Client
  • PPPoE + RTP
  • RTSP + RTCP
  • 3GPP



LAN

  • 10/100BASE-TX port
  • IEEE 802.3 compliant
  • IEEE 802.3u compliant
  • Supports Full-Duplex operation
  • MDI/MDIX auto-negotiation
  • 802.3x Flow Control support for Full-Duplex mode



Wireless Connectivity

  • 802.11b/g Wireless with WEP/WPA/WPA2 Security



Wireless transmit output power

  • 16dbm for 11b, 12dbm for 11g (typical)



Wireless receiver sensibility

  • (11g Packet Error Rate < 10%) 54Mbps: <-66dbm
  • (11b Packet Error Rate < 8%) 11Mbps: < -82dbm



Codecs

  • Video: MPEG-4/MJPEG
  • Audio: GSM-AMR: 8kbps, ADPCM: 8Kbps



Sensor

  • ¼ inch color 1.3MP CMOS Sensor



SDRAM

  • 64 Mbytes


Flash Memory

  • 8 Mbytes



SD-Card slot

  • Supports up to 16GB



LENS



  • Focal Length: 5.01mm, F2.8



MIC

  • 50dB +/- 3dB, Omni-directional



I/O connectors

  • 1 Input (photo relay, active high 12V, +/-3V, dropout: 0 VDC)
  • 1 Output (photo relay, Close circuit current: AC 70mA or DC 100mA; 40Ohm; Open circuit voltage: 240 VAC or 350VDC)



Audio out

  • Yes



Reset button

  • Reset to factory default



Video algorithm supported

  • MPEG-4/MJPEG simultaneous dualformat compression
  • JPEG for still image



Video features

  • Adjustable image size and quality
  • Time stamp and text overlay
  • Flip and Mirror



Video resolution

  • VGA (640 X 480)
  • 640 x 480 at 30fps
  • 320 x 240 at 30fps
  • 160 x 120 at 30fps
  • XGA (1024 X 768)
  • 1024 x 768 at 10fps
  • 512 x 384 at 10fps
  • 256 x 192 at 10fps
  • SXGA (1280 x 1024)
  • 1280 x 1024 at 10fps



Lux

  • 0.5 lux @ F2.8



3A Control

  • AGC (Auto Gain Control)
  • AWB ( Auto White Balance)
  • AES (Auto Electronic Shutter)



Frequency

  • 50~16000Hz



Signal/Noise Ratio

  • 50dB +/- 3dB, Omni-directional



Power

  • External AC-to-DC Switching Power Adapter (Input 100-240VAC / Output 5VDC, 2.5A)



Dimension (WxDxH)

  • 71.9mm x 110.0mm x 37mm (without bracket and stand)



WEIGHT

  • DCS-2121: 281.4g (without bracket and stand)



Operation Temperature

  • 0˚ to 40˚C (32˚ to 104˚F)



Storage Temperature


  • - 20˚ to 70˚C (-4˚ to 158˚F)



Humidity

  • 20-80% RH non-condensing



Emission (EMI), Safety & other certifications

  • FCC Class B
  • IC
  • C-Tick
  • CE