High Speed Dome Network Camera
Precision Monitoring
Pan, tilt, zoom apparatus provides a 360
degree range of motion with proportional
speed adjustment
Wide Dynamic Range
Wide Dynamic Range technology
neutralizes imperfect lighting, providing
clear images with the right amount of
contrast even when a subject is backlit
Weatherproof and Vandal-proof for
Outdoor Applications
The DCS-6815/6817/6818 camera apparatus
is housed in a weatherproof and vandal-
DCS-6815 - 18X
proof enclosure (IP66 & IK-10 standard).
DCS-6817 - 30X
A built-in heater and fan allows camera
to operate in extreme environments at
DCS-6818 - 36X
temperatures ranging from -40 to 50 °C.
Feature Highlights

ƒSony Super HAD-II 1/4” CCD sensor

ƒReal-time H.264/ MPEG4 / MJPEG

ƒStandard definition (SD) resolution

ƒDay and night with removable IR-cut
The D-Link DCS-6815/6817/6818 is a high-performance high speed dome network camera, ideal for business IP
filter (ICR)
surveillance applications. The DCS-6815/6817/6818 employs Sony ¼” Super HAD-II CCD technology to deliver

ƒ650 TVL high resolution
exceptional picture quality. High-performance SoC (system-on-chip) technology provides real-time video

ƒWDR/ BLC for critical light source
compression in H.264, MPEG-4, and Motion JPEG formats.

ƒSimultaneous multi-stream support
Proportional Pan, Tilt, and Zoom Speeds
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Applications

ƒ3D de-interlace video enhancement
Adjusting the camera is painless since the pan and The Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) function of a

ƒ2D/ 3D de-noise video enhancement
tilt speed is proportional to the optical zoom ratio of camera provides clear images even under backlit

ƒMultiple access list administration
the camera. When the camera zooms in, the panning conditions where the intensity of illumination
speed is automatically slowed to improve camera can vary significantly. The DCS-6815/6817/6818

ƒ16 privacy masks
tracking and controllability. PTZ presets allow the is recommended for extreme high-contrast

ƒComposite analog (video) output
camera to monitor specified areas along predefined environments. For example, when placed indoors, the

ƒ2-way audio support
DCS-6815/6817/6818 will adjust itself to the intense

ƒAlarm input/output (8/1)
Weatherproof for Outdoor Use
sunlight that may be streaming in through a nearby

ƒIP66 weather-proof housing
The DCS-6815/6817/6818 camera apparatus is housed window. This makes it an ideal solution for security

ƒIK-10 vandal-proof housing
in a weatherproof enclosure (IP66 standard). A applications.

ƒBuilt-in heater and fan for operating
built-in heater and fan allows camera to operate in Robust Management Software
temperatures of -40 to 50 °C (-49 to 122
extreme environments at temperatures ranging from D-ViewCam is a software program that allows you to
-40 to 50 °C.
view up to 32 cameras on a single computer screen

ƒ3GPP mobile surveillance
Removable IR Cut Filter for Continuous Monitoring
from a central location. Motion detection and digital

ƒBuilt-in Samba client for NAS
The IR Cut Filter can be manually applied, or set to input devices trigger automated e-mail alerts that can

ƒONVIF compliant
automatically adjust based on lighting conditions. instantly inform administrators of unusual activities.
This feature enables the camera to capture crisp
color images during the daytime, and grayscale
images in low-light.

High Speed Dome Network Camera
Technical Specifications
Camera Hardware Profile

ƒ Sony Super HAD-II 1/4” CCD sensor
Optical Zoom: 18X

ƒ Minimum illumination 0.1 lux (Color); 0.01 lux (B/W)
Focal length 3.4 to 61.2 mm
Angle of View (Horizontal) : 3.6° to 60.8°

ƒ 650 TVL

Optical Zoom: 30X
ƒ Built-in Infrared-Cut Removable (ICR) Filter module
Focal length: 3.4 to 102 mm

ƒ S/N ratio > 50 dB (AGC off)
Angle of View (Horizontal): 2.2° to 60.8°

ƒ Electronic shutter 1/1 to 1/10K sec.
Optical Zoom: 36X

ƒ 1-12x variable digital zoom
Focal Length: 3.4 to 122.4 mm
Angle of View (Horizontal): 1.8° to 60.8°
PTZ Hardware Profile

ƒ Pan travel: 360° endless
ƒ Cruise Paths: 8

ƒ Tilt Travel: -10° to 190°
ƒ Pan and tilt speed proportional to zoom ratio

ƒ Manual Speed: 0.5° to 90°/s

ƒ Resume after Power loss

ƒ Presets : 256 points

ƒ Home Function: Preset, Sequence, Auto pan, Cruise

ƒ Preset Accuracy: 0.225°

ƒ Auto Flip: Mechanical/Digital/Off

ƒ Preset Speed: 5° to 400°/s

ƒ Digital Slow Shutter

ƒ Sequence Paths: 8

ƒ Image Freeze

ƒ Auto Pan Paths: 4

ƒ Image Inverse
Image Features

ƒ Configurable image size, quality, frame rate, and bit rate
ƒ 16 configurable privacy masks

ƒ Time stamp and text overlays
ƒ Configurable white balance, shutter speed, brightness, saturation,

contrast, sharpness
ƒ Configurable motion detection windows
Video Compression

ƒ Simultaneous H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG format compression
ƒ JPEG for still images
Video Resolution
NTSC Support:
PAL Support:

ƒ Up to 30 fps at 176 x 120

ƒ Up to 25 fps at 176 x 144

ƒ Up to 30 fps at 352 x 240

ƒ Up to 25 fps at 352 x 288

ƒ Up to 30 fps at 720 x 480

ƒ Up to 25 fps at 720 x 576
Audio Support
2-way audio support with G.726 compression
External Device Interfaces

ƒ 10/100 BASE-TX Ethernet port
ƒ Audio input / output

ƒ 8 Alarm inputs
ƒ Video output

ƒ 1 Alarm outputs
Network Protocols
IPv4, TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, DHCP Client, NTP Client (D-Link), DNS Client, DDNS Client (D-Link), SMTP Client, FTP Client, HTTP / HTTPS,
Samba Client, PPPoE, UPnP Port Forwarding, RTP / RTSP/ RTCP, IP filtering, 3GPP, IGMP, ONVIF Compliant

ƒ Administrator and user group protection
ƒ Password authentication
System Requirements for

ƒ Operating system: Microsoft windows, 2000, XP, Vista, 7
Web Interface

ƒ Browser: Internet explorer, Firefox, Netscape, Mozilla, Opera
Event Management

ƒ Motion detection
ƒ Multiple event notification

ƒ Event notification and upload snapshots/video clips via HTTP,
ƒ Multiple recording methods for easy backup


ƒ Supports multiple SMTP and FTP servers
Remote Management

ƒ Configuration accessible via web browser

ƒ Take snapshots/video clips and save to local hard drive or NAS via web browser
Mobile Support
Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Win 7 / Pocket PC / Mobile Phone which 3GPP
D-ViewCam™ System

ƒ Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 / Vista / XP
ƒ Protocol: Standard TCP/IP

ƒ Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
D-ViewCam™ Software

ƒ Remote management/control of up to 32 cameras
ƒ Supports all management functions provided in web interface

ƒ Viewing of up to 32 cameras on one screen
ƒ Scheduled motion triggered, or manual recording options

Power Input
AC 24 V / 3 A
Max. Power Consumption
Max 65 W (with heater)
Operating Temperature
-40 to 50 °C (-40 to 122 °F)
Storage Temperature
-20 to 70 °C (-4 to 158 °F)
IP-66 standard
IK-10 standard
20% to 80% non-condensing
2.6 kg (5.9 lbs)
CE (Class A), CE LVD (EN60965-1), FCC (Class A), ICES-003, C-Tick

Optional Accessories (Not included with camera)
Model Name
Long Straight Tube
Short Straight Tube
Standard Pendant Mount
Power Box
Power Box
Model Number
Height: 500 mm
Height: 250 mm
348 X 104 X 138.6 mm
187 x 147 x 76 mm
187 x 147 x 76 mm
(19.7 inches)
(9.8 inches)
(13.7 x 4.1 x 5.46 inches)
(7.36 x 5.78 x 3 inches)
(7.36 x 5.78 x 3 inches)
50 mm (2 inches)
45 mm (1.8 inches)

Mounting Area
187 x 147
187 x 147

(7.36 x 7.16 inches)
(7.36 x 7.16 inches)
1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)
1 kg (2.2 lbs)
1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)
2 kg (4.4 lbs)
2 kg (4.4 lbs)
Power Input

100~115 V AC
220~230 V AC
D-Link Corporation
No. 289 Xinhu 3rd Road, Neihu, Taipei 114, Taiwan
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Release 01 (May 2012)