Overview

VB-M40 / VB-M40B 

Professional surveillance solutions for any space 

Equipped with a high precision double-sided aspherical lens that is capable of a wide 55.4 degree viewing angle and 20x optical zoom, the VB-M40 ensures that even distant corners are kept in clear view.

  • 20x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom
  • Upright or ceiling-mounted
  • Pan angle 340°, tilt angle 100° 

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Finest 20x zoom in the smallest lens size in its class

VB-M40

Wide-angle and high magnification zoom lens:

  • Pan / Tilt / Zoom function
  • Wide 55.4° horizontal viewing angle
  • 20x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom

Privacy Mask Function

The Privacy Mask Function blocks certain areas of the camera view. In locations where surveillance is required but passwords and input operations are not to be recorded, such as ATM and apartment entrances with keypad security, fine security measures can be taken by realizing security-conscious recording.

VB-M40

High Quality & High Compression Combined H.264 Streaming Compatible

Using the versatile H.264 image compression format means that network transmission speeds are kept swift and smooth even when streaming full-frame 1280 x 960 pixel (1.3 megapixel) images at 30 frames per second.

Camera  
Image Sensor 1/3 type CMOS (Primary color filter)
Number of Effective Pixels Approx. 1.3 million pixels
Scanning Method Progressive
Lens 20x Optical (4x Digital) Zoom Lens with Autofocus
Focal Length f = 4.7 (W) – 94mm (T)
F-number F1.6 (W) – F3.5 (T)
Viewing Angle Horizontal: 55.4° (W) – 2.8° (T)
Vertical: 42.3° (W) – 2.2° (T)
Day / Night Switch Auto or Manual.
In "Auto" mode, it switches automatically according to "Switching Brightness" and "Response" settings.
Min. Subject Illumination Day Mode (colour):
0.4 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/30sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.1 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.03 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is on

Night Mode (monochrome):
0.01 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/30sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.002 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.001 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is on

Values when using an indoor dome housing (smoked):
Day Mode (colour):
0.8 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/30sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.2 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.06 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is on

Night Mode (monochrome):
0.02 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/30sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.004 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is off
0.002 lux F1.6, Shutter Speed 1/8sec., when Smart Shade Control is on
Focus Auto / One-shot AF / Manual / Fixed at infinity (for dome)
Shooting Distance (from front of lens) Day Mode: 0.3m – ? (W) / 1.0m – ? (T)
Night Mode: 1.0m – ? (W) / 1.5m – ? (T)
Shutter Speed 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/8000sec.
Exposure Auto / Flickerless / Shutter-Priority AE, Manual (Shutter Speed / Aperture / AGC Gain)
White Balance Auto / Select Light Source (Warm Fluorescent, White Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent, Mercury Lamp, Sodium Lamp, Halogen Lamp) / Manual / Lock (One-shot WB)
* Manual setting is available with RM-Lite only
Metering Mode 3 Options (Center-weighted / Average / Spot)
Exposure Compensation 7 Levels
Smart Shade Control 7 Levels (Function for increasing the brightness of shaded subjects in an image)
Image Stabilizer 2 Levels (Electronic)
Pan Angle Range 340° (±170°)
Tilt Angle Range 100° (Ceiling-mounted position: -90° – 10°)
Moving Rate Pan: Max. 150°/sec
Tilt: Max. 150°/sec
Server  
Video Compression Method H.264, JPEG
Image Size JPEG: 160 x 120, 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 960
H.264: 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 960
Image Quality JPEG / H.264: 5 levels
Frame Rate*1 JPEG: 30 – 0.1fps
H.264: 30 / 15 / 10fps
Max. Frame Rate Max. 30fps (1280 x 960)*1
Simultaneous Client Access JPEG: Max. 30 Clients + 1 Admin Client
H.264: Max. 10 Clients
Audio Compression Method G.711 µ-law (64kbps)
Audio Communication Method Full-duplex (Two-way) - Echo cancellation function compliant
Audio Playback Available (An amplifier speaker is necessary for playing audio files; sold separately)
Protocol IPv4: TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SNMP (MIB2), SMTP (Client), DHCP (Client), DNS (Client), ARP, ICMP, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, WV-HTTP (from Canon), ONVIF
IPv6: TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP (Client), DNS (Client), ICMPv6, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, WV-HTTP (from Canon), ONVIF
On-Screen Display Available
Encrypted Communications SSL / TLS, IPsec (Auto Key Exchange / Manual)
Camera Control 3 User levels available (Administrator / Authorized user / Guest user)
Up to 50 users'' user names and passwords can be set for Authorized users.
Preset Setting Max. 20 positions. (Preset tour capable)
View Restriction Available
Privacy Mask Number of registration: Max. 8 places
Number of mask colours: 1 (Select from 9 colours)
Access Control Access control (user name & password) / Host-based access control (IPv4, IPv6)
Intelligent Function Image:

Type of Detection: Moving object detection, removed object detection, abandoned object detection and camera tampering detection
Area of Detection: Max. 15 places
Volume: Volume Detection
Event Trigger Type External Device Input 1/2, Intelligent Function (Image), Intelligent Function (Volume), Timer
Image Upload FTP / HTTP / SMTP (e-mail)
Temporary storage memory in camera: Max. approx. 4MB
Frame Rate: Max. 10fps
Event Notification HTTP / SMTP (e-mail)
Language English / French / German / Italian / Spanish / Japanese
Interface  
Network Terminal LAN x 1 [RJ45, 100Base-TX (Auto / Full-duplex / Half-duplex)]
Audio Input Terminal (common for LINE IN & MIC IN) 3.5mm mini-jack connector (Monaural)
LINE IN / MIC IN can be switched in the setting page.
LINE IN x 1 (Connect to an amplifier microphone) or MIC IN x 1 (connect to a microphone w/o amplifier)
Audio Output Terminal (LINE OUT) 3.5mm mini-jack connector (Monaural)
LINE OUT x 1 (Connect to an amplifier speaker)
External Device I/O Terminal Input: x 2
Output: x 2
Memory Card SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card Compatible.
Max. capacity: Approx. 32GB
Frame Rate: Max. 1fps
Others  
Operating Environment Temperature: -10 – 50°C (14 – 122°F)
Humidity: 5 – 85 % RH (without condensation)
Power Supply PoE: PoE power supply via LAN connector (IEEE802.3af compliant)
AC adapter: Optional PA-V17 (AC 100 V)
External power source: AC 24 V / DC 12 V
Power Consumption with PoE: Max. approx. 9.8W
with AC adapter PA-V17: Max. approx. 12.5W
Dimensions 132mm (Diameter) x 155mm (Height)
Weight Main unit approx. 1150g
*Approx. 270g (Ceiling Mount Cover, Ceiling Plate)
Approx. 108g (Junction Box Plate)
Approx. 765g (Indoor Dome Housing)

*1 The frame rate may be reduced due to Viewer PC''s specs, the number of clients accessing at the same time, network loads, type or movement of the subject, image quality setting or other reasons.. 

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