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4MP HikVision Vari-Focal Dome IP Camera


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The HikVision DS-2CD2742FWD-I is a 4 megapixel (Ultra-HD) fixed vandal proof dome camera fitted with an advanced, variable focus (2.8mm ~ 12mm) lens. Including professional-grade features such as dual streaming, day and night function, digital wide dynamic range, power over ethernet for quick and easy installation, a built-in MicroSD card slot for up to 128GB storage, an IP66 rated housing to protect the camera from outdoor weather conditions and more.

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Professional-grade features at an affordable price.

Built-in sensors provide alarm triggers, including line crossing, intrusion detection, motion detection, dynamic analysis, tampering alarm, network disconnect and IP address filtering.

And so much more...

HikVision HD Resolution

HD Resolution.

What good is a security camera if you can't make out detail in the video it captures? This HikVision camera supports video resolutions up to 2688 x 1520; so every detail is captured in Ultra-HD clarity.

HikVision Vari-Focal Lens.

Vari-Focal Lens.

Manually change the lens "field of view" from between 2.8mm (wide) and 12mm (more focused or "zoomed"). A motorised Vari-Focal model is also available (see AVAILABLE OPTIONS above).

HikVision SD Card Support.

SD Card Support.

Conveniently built-in SD Card support allows you to capture HD video internally, ready for playback anytime directly from the camera. Supports SD/SDHC/SDXC cards up to 128GB.

HikVision Mobile Viewing

Mobile Viewing.

You can easily view your live camera feeds on your mobile device from anywhere in the World using the HikVision iVMS-4500 App - available free from the App Store (Apple) or Google Play (Android).

HikVision Easy DIY Installation.

Easy DIY Installation.

HikVision is the #1 choice of security professionals the World over. Although you don't need to be a professional to install HikVision cameras yourself - if you can use a screwdriver... you're qualified :)

HikVision DC12V or PoE.

Power: DC12V or PoE.

Power your HikVision camera via DC12V or you can take advantage of PoE (Power over Ethernet) - this means you can use the same network cable for both video and powering your camera.

HikVision Dual Video Stream.

Dual Stream Video.

As well as a full HD video stream, this HikVision camera features a second video sub-stream which you can independently adjust the resolution and data rates to help lessen network congestion.

HikVision 3D Digital Noise Reduction.

3D Digital Noise Reduction.

Hikvision cameras utilise 3D Digital Noise Reduction to digitally improve video images in low-light conditions. 3D DNR can also be used to enhance overall video quality and save bandwidth.

HikVision Wide Dynamic Range.

Wide Dynamic Range.

Along with Digital Backlit Compensation, HikVision use proprietary WDR technology to overcome issues that cause some cameras to capture an overexposed foreground or dark background.

HikVision Onvif Compliant.

Onvif Compliant.

Fully compliant with the Onvif industry standard for IP-based physical security products. Connect HikVision cameras to any system that supports Onvif - regardless of manufacturer.

HikVision Weather Proof.

Weather Proof.

Rated at IP66 for outdoor use... Water projected in powerful jets (12.5 mm nozzle) against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects - and neither will the harsh Australian sun.

HikVision Vandal Proof.

Vandal Proof.

Awarded the highest possible rating (IK10) under IEC 62262 and IEC 60068-2-75. Protects against 20 joules impact (equivalent to a 5 kg mass dropped from 400 mm above impacted surface).

HikVision Night Vision

Infra-Red Night Vision.

High intensity infra-red LEDs combined with HikVision's proprietary Day/Night IR Cut Filter technology ensures you capture every detail...

...even in very dark conditions - up to 30m away.

HikVision Day


HikVision Night


HikVision Play

Monitor, record, playback and control from anywhere with any device.

Free HikVision software and apps for any device... iPhone, iPad, OSX, Android or Windows.

HikVision Software Apps

HikVision has you covered.

HikVision Resolution

Why does resolution matter?

Simple. The higher the resolution, the more detail captured and the clearer your video will be.

HikVision Full Resolution

HikVision Ultra HD

4MP (Ultra HD - 2560 x 1440)

HikVision Full HD

2MP (Full HD - 1920 x 1080)

HikVision HD

1MP (HD - 1280 x 720)

HikVision SD

480p (SD - 720 x 480)

HikVision Lens Type

Vari-Focal Lens - From 2.8mm to 12mm.

A smaller focal lens setting will offer the widest field of view. A higher focal lens setting offers a more focused (zoomed) field of view.

This model is also available with a motorised vari-focal lens - see AVAILABLE OPTIONS at top of page.

The 4MP HikVision Vari-Focal Dome IP Camera offers you choice...

HikVision 2.8mm Lens

2.8mm focal setting.

HikVision 4mm Lens

4mm focal setting.

HikVision 6mm Lens

6mm focal setting.

HikVision 12mm Lens

12mm focal setting.

The finer details


Image Sensor: 1/3" Progressive Scan CMOS
Min. Illumination: 0.01Lux @(F1.2,AGC ON), 0.014 Lux @(F1.4,AGC ON), 0 Lux with IR
Shutter time: 1/3 s ~ 1/10,000 s
Slow shutter: Support
Lens: Manual Vari-Focal Lens - 2.8 - 12 mm @ F1.4, angle of view: 112°~33.8°. Motorised Vari-Focal Lens available (-Z)
Lens Mount: φ14
Adjustment Range: Pan:0° - 355°, Tilt: 0° - 75°, Rotation: 0° - 355°
Day & Night: IR cut filter with auto switch
Wide Dynamic Range: 120 dB
Digital noise reduction: 3D DNR


Video Compression: H.264/MJPEG/H.264+
H.264 code profile: Main Profile
Video bit rate: 32Kbps~16Mbps
Audio Compression: -S: G.711/G.722.1/G.726/MP2L2


Max. Image Resolution: 2688 × 1520
Frame Rate: 50Hz: 20fps (2688×1520), 25fps(1920×1080), 25fps(1280×720)
60Hz: 20fps (2688×1520), 30fps (1920×1080), 30fps(1280×720)
Image Enhancement: BLC/3D DNR/ROI
Image Settings: Rotate Mode, Saturation, Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness adjustable by client software or web browser
Day/Night Switch: Auto/Schedule/Triggered by Alarm In


Network Storage: Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC card with ANR (up to 128G), NAS (Support NFS, SMB/CIFS)
Alarm Trigger: Line Crossing, Intrusion Detection, Motion detection, Dynamic analysis, Tampering alarm, Network disconnect , IP address conflict, Storage exception
General Function: One-key reset, Anti-Flicker, heartbeat, mirror, password protection, privacy
mask, Watermark, IP address filtering, Anonymous access
System Compatibility: ONVIF (Profile S, Profile G), PSIA, CGI, ISAPI


Communication Interface: 1 RJ45 10M / 100M Ethernet interface


Operating Conditions: -30 °C ~ 60 °C (-22 °F ~ 140 °F)
Humidity 95% or less (non-condensing)
Power Supply: 12 VDC ± 25%, PoE (802.3af Class3)
Power Consumption: Max. 5.5 W
Impact Protection: IEC60068-2-75Eh, 50J; EN50102, IK10
Weather Proof: IP67
IR Range: Up to 30m
Dimensions: Φ 140 × 99.9 mm (Φ 5.51” × 3.94”)
Weight: 1000g (2.20lbs)
NOTE:: * “-S” series support 1-ch audio I/O and 1-ch alarm I/O

Additional Information

Name 4MP HikVision Vari-Focal Dome IP Camera
Model DS-2CD2742FWD-I
Product Manual N/A
Warranty 24 Months (+ Free 12 month extended warranty)
RRP $399.00


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