Dahua Technology 8A840WANF 8MP Outdoor IP PTZ Network Dome Security Camera with Night Vision


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4K IR 40x Starlight PTZ with Analytics+

The 4K IR PTZ Dome camera features a 1/1.8-in STARVIS™ CMOS imager with a 40x optical zoom lens, and provides an all in one solution for capturing long-distance video surveillance for outdoor applications. The camera offers Analytics+ functions at the edge – performing complex real-time face recognition and perimeter protection surveillance. The Dahua Analytics+ algorithms significantly improve accuracy and reliability as compared to standard intelligent features.

  • 1/1.8-in. 8 MP Progressive Scan STARVIS™ CMOS Sensor
  • Powerful 40x Optical Zoom Lens
  • Smart H.265+ and Smart H.264+ Dual Codecs
  • 8 MP at 30 fps Maximum Resolution
  • Analytics+ Functions — Face Recognition and Perimeter Protection
  • Starlight Technology for Ultra-low Light Sensitivity
  • Maximum IR Distance up to 500 m (1640 ft)
  • Predictive Focus Analysis (PFA) Technology
  • ArcticPro Series Camera – Operational down to –40° C (–40° F)
  • IP67 Ingress Protection
  • Integrated Smart Wiper
  • Intelligent Video System with Auto-tracking
  • Supports Dahua Proprietary Hi-PoE Power Source
  • Wall Mount and Power Adapter (24 VAC, 3 A) Included
  • Five-year Warranty (for products sold through an authorized Dahau Dealer)

The camera integrates a high-speed pan/tilt system that allows for 360° continuous panning and 120° tilting at up to 240° and 120° per second, respectively. Housed in an IP67-rated enclosure with a built-in heater, the camera is suitable for outdoor use in temperatures down to -40°F. Hi-PoE technology simplifies installation by allowing you to run just one cable for both data and power. Audio input and output ports allow for two-way audio communication and a built-in microSD card slot makes onboard storage of footage possible. ONVIF compliance ensures compatibility with a wide range of surveillance equipment.1/1.8″ 8MP progressive scan STARVIS CMOS sensorUp to 3840 x 2160 resolution video at 30 fps5.6-223mm 40x zoom lens with f/1.4-4.8 aperture360° endless pan and 120° tiltPan speed up to 240°Tilt speed up to 120°300 PTZ presetsDORI Range: 14,435′ detect, 5708′ observe, 2887′ recognize, and 1443′ identifyH.265+ and H.264+ compression for efficient storage and bandwidth useUp to three simultaneous streamsCBR and VBR bit rate controlBacklight and highlight compensation120 dB true WDRAutomatic white balanceAuto/manual gain control3D and 2D digital noise reductionRegion of interest (RoI)Electronic image stabilizationDefog functionality16x digital zoom180° image flipPrivacy masking of up to 24 areasUp to 20 simultaneous usersiOS and Android compatiblemicroSD card slot for edge storage supports up to 256GB (microSD card available separately)BNC video interfaceAudio input and output for two-way talkSeven alarm input channels and two alarm output channelsRS-485 serial portAnalytics+ functions include face recognition and perimeter protectionSupports a database of up to 10,000 face imagesStarlight technology for color video down to 0.002 luxIR LEDs for up to 1640′ of night visionAutomatic IR cut filter for day/night functionalityPredictive Focus Analysis (PFA) technology improves zoom accuracy and lowers focus timeIntegrated smart wiper designed to keep lens clear of water dropsIntelligent Video System (IVS) triggers an alarm and takes a predefined action upon detection of the following events:

  • Tampering with the camera
  • Error writing to microSD card
  • Error sending or receiving data over the network
  • Unauthorized access to the camera
  • IP address conflict

IVS premium features include motion detection, tripwire detection, intrusion detection, abandoned object detection, and missing object detectionIVS advanced auto-tracking feature automatically controls PTZ to track an object in motion and keep it in the sceneRuns on 24 VAC or Hi-PoE±25% input voltage tolerance8kV lightning protectionIP67 rated for outdoor useBuilt-in heater for operation in low temperatures down to -40°F

Dahua Technology 8A840WANF Specs


Sensor 8 MP 1/1.8″ CMOS
Focal Length 5.6 to 223mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.4 – f/4.8
Zoom Optical: 40x
Digital: 16x
Lens Field of View Horizontal: 63.9 to 2.0°
Vertical: 37.2 to 1.2°
Diagonal: 71.2 to 2.4°
IR Cut Filter Mechanical
Day/Night Yes
Minimum Illumination Color: 0.002 Lux
B&W: 0 Lux
Shutter Speed 1/30,000 to 1 Seconds


Streaming Resolution 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps (8.2 Mb/s )
Supported Video Compression H.264, H.264+, H.265, H.265+, MJPEG
Multi-View Streaming Yes, 3 Streams
Automatic Gain Control Yes


Streaming Two-Way
Audio Formats AAC, G.711, G.726, G.729, PCM
Built-In Mic No
External Audio Input Proprietary
Built-In Speaker No
External Audio Output Proprietary


Security HTTPS, IEEE 802.1X
Supported Protocols Bonjour, DDNS, DHCP, DNS, FTP, HTTP, ICMP, IGMP, IPv4/v6, NTP, ONVIF Profile G, ONVIF Profile S, PPPoE, QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, RTP, RTSP, SMTP, SNMP v1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II), SSL/TLS, TCP, UDP, UPnP

System Integration

Analytics Motion Detection, Face Recognition, Tripwire, Intrusion Detection, Tamper Detection, Abandoned Object Detection, Missing Object Detection, Auto-Tracking
Event Trigger Yes
Event Action Recording, Alarm

System Requirements

Mobile Operating Systems iOS, Android


Operating Temperature -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
Operating Humidity 95%
IP Rating IP67


Memory 1024 MB RAM / 128 MB Flash
Recording Media microSD (up to 256 GB)
Pan/Tilt Manual Pan: 360° at 240°/s
Programmed Pan: 360° at 240°/s
Manual Tilt: 120° (-30 to 90°) at 100°/s
Programmed Tilt: 120° (-30 to 90°) at 120°/s
Alarm I/O 7 / 2
I/O Connections 1 x BNC
1 x RJ45
1 x Power
IR Illuminators None
IR Range 1640.42′ / 500.00 m
Video Management Software Smart PSS, DSS, DMSS, IVS
Certifications EN 50130-4, EN 55024, FCC (Part 15 Class B), as per Manufacturer
Internal Storage None
External Storage Options Local PC, NAS
Power Source AC, PoE 802.3at (30 W)
Power Consumption 42 W
Material of Construction Metal (Unspecified Type)
Dimensions ø: 10.3 x H: 16.4″ / ø: 26.2 x H: 41.7 cm
Weight 18.74 lb / 8.5 kg

Additional information

Weight 30 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 18 in