Product Highlights
Full HD Resolution
Sony Exmor 3 megapixel CMOS sensor capable of Full
HD 1080p high resolution images to ensure that you
capture the details you need
Wide Dynamic Range
Wide Dynamic Range technology corrects imperfect
lighting, providing clear images with the right
amount of contrast even when a subject is backlit
Weatherproof and Vandal-proof
The camera apparatus is housed in a weather and
vandal-proof enclosure (IP66 & IK-10) for versatile
placement in any environment
20X Full HD High Speed Dome Network Camera

The DCS-6915 20X Full HD High Speed Dome Network Camera is a high-definition professional
surveillance and security solution suitable for small, medium, and large enterprises. The
DCS-6915 features a 3 megapixel sensor capable of Full HD 1080p resolution, allowing for very
• Sony Exmor 1/2.8” progressive 3 megapixel
clear surveillance footage to be taken. The powerful 20x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom
CMOS sensor
ensure that you can see even the smallest details with ease.
• WDR/BLC for difficult light sources
• 20x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom
Proportional Pan, Tilt, and Zoom Speeds
• F1.6 to F3.5 aperture
Proportional pan and tilt make it easy to precisely adjust the camera’s view. When the camera
• Built-in removable IR-cut filter for clearer
zooms in, the panning speed is automatically slowed to improve camera tracking and control.
day/night surveillance
PTZ presets allow the camera to monitor specified areas along predefined paths.
• 10/100 Fast Ethernet port
Built for Tough Environments
• MicroSD card slot
Specially designed for use in challenging environments, the DCS-6915 has a tough, industry-
• Audio input/output
certified IK-10 (vandal-proof), and IP-66 (weather-proof) metal housing. This means that it is
• 4 alarm inputs, 2 alarm outputs
able to withstand sudden high impacts, as well as adverse weather conditions. The camera
Video & Audio
apparatus is housed in a weatherproof enclosure (IP-66 standard) and features a built-in heater
and fan that enable the camera to operate in extreme environments at temperatures ranging
• Real-time H.264 and Motion JPEG compression
from -40 to 50 °C (-40 to 122 °F).
• Full HD 1080p resolution at 30 fps
• 2-way audio
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)
• G.711 audio codec support
• Multiple access list
The Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) function of a camera provides clear images even under
• Privacy Masks
backlit conditions where the intensity of illumination can vary significantly. The DCS-6915 is
recommended for extreme high-contrast environments. For example, when placed indoors,
the DCS-6915 can adjust itself to intense sunlight, such as light streaming in through a nearby
• IP-66 weather-resistant
window. This makes it an ideal solution for security applications.
• IK-10 vandal-proof
• Built-in heater and fan for -40 to 50°C wide
temperature control

DCS-6915 20X Full HD High Speed Dome Network Camera
Removable IR Cut Filter for Continuous Monitoring
Robust Management Software
The IR cut filter can be manually applied, or set to automatically adjust based The included D-ViewCam camera management software allows you to view
on lighting conditions. This feature enables the camera to capture crisp color up to 32 cameras on a single computer screen from a central location. Motion
images during the daytime, and grayscale images in low-light.
detection and digital input devices trigger automated e-mail alerts that can
instantly inform administrators of unusual activities.
Technical Specifications
Camera Hardware Profile
• Sony Exmor 1/2.8” progressive 3 Megapixel CMOS
• 4.7 to 94mm auto focus zoom lens
• Aperture F1.6 to F3.5
• Minimum illumination 0.05 Lux (Color); 0.01 Lux (B/W)
• Angle of View
@ F1.6
• (D) 62.2° to 4.54°
• Built-in Infrared-Cut Removable (ICR) Filter
• (H) 52.8° to 4.0°
• Electronic shutter 1/1 to 1/10,000 sec.
• (V) 32.2° to 2.15°
• 20x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom
PTZ Hardware Profile
• Pan travel: 360° endless
• Pan and tilt speed proportional to zoom ratio
• Tilt travel: -10° to 190°
• Resume after power loss
• Presets: 256 points
• Home Function: Preset, Sequence, Auto pan, Cruise
• Preset Accuracy: ± 0.225°
• Auto Flip: Mechanical/Digital
• Preset Speed: 5° to 400°/s
• Digital Slow Shutter
• Manual Speed: 0.5° to 90°/s
• Image Freeze
• Sequence Paths: 8
• Digital Noise Reduction
• Auto Pan Paths: 4
• Cruise Paths: 8
Image Features
• Configurable image size, quality, frame rate, and bit rate • Configurable privacy masks
• Time stamp and text overlays
• Configurable shutter speed, sharpness
• Configurable motion detection windows
Video Compression
• Simultaneous H.264/MJPEG format compression
• JPEG for still images
• H.264 multicast streaming
Video Resolution
• 1920 x 1080 (1080p) @ 30 fps
• 1024 x 768 (XGA) @ 30 fps
• 1280 x 720 (720p) @ 30 fps
• 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) @ 30 fps
• 720 x 480 (D1) @ 30 fps
• 640 x 480 (VGA) @ 30 fps
• 800 x 600 (SVGA) @ 30 fps
• 352 x 240 (CIF) @ 30 fps
Audio Support
• G.711
External Device Interfaces
• 4 alarm inputs
• Audio input/output
• 2 alarm outputs
Network Protocols
• IPv4
• IPv6
• UPnP Port Forwarding
• IP filtering
• DHCP Client
• NTP Client (D-Link)
• IEEE 802.1x
• DNS Client
• QoS
• DDNS Client (D-Link)
• SMTP Client
• FTP Client
• Administrator and user group protection
• HTTPS encryption for web access

DCS-6915 20X Full HD High Speed Dome Network Camera
System Management
System Requirements for Web Interface
• Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000
• Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox
Event Management
• Motion detection
• Multiple event notification
• Event notification and upload snapshots/video clips via • Multiple recording methods for easy backup
Remote Management
• Configuration accessible via web browser
• Take snapshots/video clips and save to local hard drive
D-ViewCam™ System Requirements
• Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7/8/Vista/XP
• Protocol: Standard TCP/IP
• Web Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or higher
D-ViewCam™ Software Functions
• Remote management/control of up to 32 cameras
• Supports all management functions provided in web
• Viewing of up to 32 cameras on one screen
• Scheduled motion triggered, or manual recording
Power Input
• AC 24 V, 3 A
• 802.3at midspan PoE (60 W)
Max. Power Consumption
• Max 59.5 W with heater on
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
• 2.3 kg (5.11 lbs), with sunshield
• CE (Class A)
• ICES-003
• CE LVD (EN60965-1)
• C-Tick
• FCC (Class A)
282.11 mm
191.97 mm

DCS-6915 20X Full HD High Speed Dome Network Camera
Order Information
Part Number
20X Full HD High Speed Dome Network Camera
Optional Accessories
Part Number
Long Straight Tube
500 mm, 50 mm diameter, 1.5 kg
Short Straight Tube
250 mm, 45 mm diameter, 1 kg
Standard Pendant Mount
348 x 104 x 138.6 mm, 1.5 kg
Mini Pendant Mount
204 x 124 x 135.2 mm, 1.2 kg
Power Box
187 x 147 x 76 mm, 2 kg, 100 to 115 V AC
Power Box
187 x 147 x 76 mm, 2 kg, 220 to 230 V AC
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