Product Highlights
Complete Day/Night Surveil ance Solution
Keep an eye on things 24/7 and record video to
an inserted microSD card; you can even play back
recorded clips in the handy mobile app
PIR Motion Detection
Detect motion, even in complete darkness, and
receive snapshots or video clips of the event through
e-mail whenever motion is detected
mydlink Cloud Service Enabled Device
Stay connected to everything you love from
anywhere, anytime, the mydlink service provides
peace of mind when away from the home or office
Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Cloud Camera

The DCS-942L Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Cloud Camera is a complete surveil ance
solution for your home or smal office. The built-in night vision and PIR motion sensor give you
24 hour surveil ance with motion detection, and you can record snapshots and video directly to
• High quality VGA CMOS sensor for excellent
a microSD card. It’s mydlink enabled too, so you can check on your camera anytime, anywhere
image quality
from any PC, tablet, or mobile phone.
• Built-in IR LEDs to capture video in low-light
environments, or even complete darkness
Peace Of Mind With 24/7 Monitoring Of Any Environment
• Real-time H.264, MPEG4, and MJPEG
The DCS-942L gives you clear video in any environment. It uses a moving IR cut filter to give
you the best possible picture at any time of day; during the daytime, the IR cut filter helps give
you a crisp color image and at night, the IR cut filter moves out of the way and the infrared
• Send snapshots or video clips to your e-mail
LEDs turn on for a clear video even in complete darkness. Now you can keep watch over what’s
address or FTP server
important, day or night.
• Record video to an inserted microSD card
• Motion detection with a built-in PIR sensor
Highly Versatile Surveil ance
• Sound level detection
The Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Cloud Camera is a complete surveil ance solution that
Ease Of Use
can run independently, even without a PC. The built-in PIR motion sensor accurately detects
• Wireless 802.11n/g/b connection lets you install
nearby motion, and can send you e-mail notifications with snapshots or video clips whenever
the camera anywhere
movement is detected. The DCS-942L can also detect loud sounds such as glass breaking or a
• WPS support for easy wireless connection
baby crying, and record video of the event directly to an inserted microSD card. You can even
• UPnP & DDNS support
connect a speaker to the camera for two-way communication, making it great for nurseries or
mydlink Functionality
• mydlink enabled so you can check on your
camera anytime, anywhere
Instant Anywhere Access With mydlink Cloud Service
• View and manage your camera through the
Enhanced with mydlink™ support, the DCS-942L makes it easier and more convenient for you
mydlink website
to look after your family and home or office environment. With a mydlink service enabled
• Supports the mydlink Lite and mydlink+ apps for
camera, you can stay connected to everything you love from anywhere, anytime. Access your
remote viewing on your mobile device
camera through the mydlink website or the mydlink mobile app that lets you view and manage
your camera through your tablet or mobile phone, no matter where you are.

DCS-942L Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Cloud Camera
Create a Comprehensive Surveil ance System
Included with the DCS-942L is the D-ViewCam software, which adds
enhanced features and functionality that helps you create a ful surveil ance
system. D-ViewCam enables centralized management of multiple network
cameras, supporting up to 32 network cameras and up to 64 users. With a
dedicated computer it offers digital monitoring and recording with a wide
array of features, including scheduled, motion and manual recording options
for individual needs.
Front View
Back View
Power Connector
Ethernet Port
Light Sensor
Audio Out
Power and Link LED
Reset Switch
PIR Sensor
WPS Button
Camera Stand
Technical Specifications
Camera Hardware Profile
• 1/5” VGA progressive CMOS sensor
• Exposure Time: 1/3.75 to 1/14640 sec.
• Fixed length 3.15 mm
• 4X digital zoom
• Aperture F2.8
• Built-in microphone
• Minimum object distance: 500 mm
• PIR motion sensor
• Angle of view
• 5 meter IR il umination distance
• (H) 45.3°
• Minimum il umination: 0 lux with IR LEDs on
• (V) 34.5°
• Built-in Infrared-Cut Removable (ICR) Filter module
• (D) 54.9°
Image Features
• Configurable image size, quality, frame rate, and bit rate • Configurable motion detection windows
• Time stamp and text overlays
• Configurable brightness, saturation, contrast
Video Compression
• H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG format compression
• JPEG for stil images
Video Resolution
• 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 112 at frame rates up to 30 fps
• Ful -duplex two-way audio
• 10/100 BASE-TX Ethernet port
• Single-band 1T1R mode supports a maximum data
• 802.11n/g/b wireless with WEP/WPA/WPA2 encryption
rate of 72.2 Mbps (PHY rate) using 20 MHz bandwidth
• Operates on 2.4 GHz frequency band
• microSD card slot 1

DCS-942L Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Cloud Camera
Network Protocols
• IPV4
• FTP Client
• IPv6
• HTTP Server
• HTTPS (for configuration)
• UPnP Port Forwarding
• DHCP Client
• NTP Client (D-Link)
• DNS Client
• DDNS Client (D-Link)
• Bonjour
• SMTP Client
• ONVIF compliant
• Password authentication
• HTTP digest encryption
System Integration
System Requirements for Web Interfaces
• Operating system: Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
• Browser: Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 12, Safari 6, or Chrome 20 or higher with Java instal ed and enabled
Event Management
• Motion detection
• Event notification and uploading of snapshots/video
• Sound level detection
clips via SMTP or FTP
Remote Management
• Configuration accessible via web browser
Mobile support
• mydlink Lite app for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, Android, and Windows Phone
D-ViewCam™ System Requirements
• Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
• Web Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or higher
D-ViewCam™ Software Functions
• Remote management/control of up to 32 cameras
• Scheduled motion triggered, or manual recording
• Viewing of up to 32 cameras on one screen
• Supports al management functions provided in web
• Camera only: 60 x 34.85 x 96 mm (2.36 x 1.37 x 3.78 in)
• With base: 80 x 80 x 126.6 mm (3.15 x 3.15 x 4.98 in.)
• Camera only: 78.1 grams (2.75 ounces) ± 5%
• With base: 112 grams (3.95 ounces) ± 5%
• 5 V DC 1.2 A, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption
• 4.2 watts maximum ± 5%
• Operating: 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F)
• Storage: -20 to 70 °C (-4 to 158 °F)
• Operating: 20% to 80% non-condensing
• Storage: 5% to 95% non-condensing
• CE
• IC
Dimensions Diagram

DCS-942L Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Cloud Camera
Order Information
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Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Cloud Camera
1 A microSDHC Class 6 card or above is recommended. Supports card capacities up to 32 GB.
Updated 2014/10/01
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