Dahua Technology A21CF02 2MP HDCVI IR Bullet 2.8mm Multi-format Starlight Security Camera


Move up to full HD video over coax cabling with the Lite Series A21CF02 2MP Outdoor HD-CVI Bullet Camera with Night Vision from Dahua Technology. Featuring a 2MP CMOS sensor and a 2.8mm fixed lens, this camera captures video at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps in a 106° field of view. The camera uses Starlight technology to deliver color video in low-light conditions down to 0.005 lux. Moreover, it has an IR cut filter and IR LEDs for night vision with an effective range of up to 98′.


2MP IR 2.8 mm HDCVI Bullet

Experience the superior clarity of Dahua’s 2 MP HDCVI cameras for vast coverage and superior image details. The 2 MP HDCVI series leverages existing coax infrastructures to deliver forensic-level images seamlessly and over long distances. The camera uses a progressive-scan CMOS sensor and next-generation ISP chip technology developed by Dahua to deliver stunning video with a wide field of view. This home-grown ISP features the latest image processing algorithms and is optimized for surveillance camera operations. With total control of the ISP features and production, Dahua can offer the latest security systems at a cost-effective price.

  • 1/2.8-in. 2 MP Progressive-scan CMOS Sensor
  • 1080p at 30 fps Maximum Resolution
  • 2.8 mm Fixed Lens
  • Multi-format Output (HDCVI, CVBS, AHD, and TVI)
  • Starlight Technology for Low-light Applications
  • HD and SD Output, Switchable
  • Maximum IR Length 30 m (98 ft), Smart IR
  • Built-in Microphone
  • IP67 Ingress Protection
  • Five-year Warranty (for products sold through an authorized Dahua dealer)


Dahua Technology A21CF02 Specs


Sensor 1/2.8″ CMOS
Effective Pixels 1920 x 1280, 2 MP
Scanning System Progressive
Electronic Shutter Speed 1/100,000 to 1/30 Second
Minimum Illumination Color: 0.005 Lux at f/1.6 (30 IRE)
0 Lux with IR On
S/N Ratio >65 dB
IR Range 98.04′ / 30 m
IR Control Auto, Manual


Lens Type Fixed Lens, Fixed Iris
Mount Type Board-In
Focal Length 2.8mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.6
Horizontal Angle of View 106°
Close Focus Distance 23.6″ / 600 mm

DORI Distance

Detect 127′ / 39 m at 8 ppf
Observe 51′ / 15 m at 19 ppf
Recognize 25′ / 8 m at 38 ppf
Identify 13′ / 4 m at 76 ppf

Camera Adjustment Range

Horizontal 0 to 360°
Vertical 0 to 90°
Rotation 0 to 360°


Resolution 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate 30 fps at 1920 x 1080
30/60 fps at 1280 x 720
Output 1 x BNC HD-CVI Channel
Switchable to CVBS, AHD, or HD-TVI
Transmission Over RG-59/U Coax
720p: 2624.67′ / 800 m
1080p: 1640.42′ / 500 m

Over RG-6/U Coax
720p: 3937.01′ / 1200 m
1080p: 2624.67′ / 800 m

Over Cat 6 UTP (Separately Available Balun Required)
720p: 1476.38′ / 450 m
1080p: 984.25′ / 300 m
Day/Night Auto (IR Cut Filter), Manual
OSD Menu Multi-Language: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
WDR Digital
Gain Control Automatic (AGC)
Noise Reduction 2D
White Balance Auto, Manual
Smart IR Auto, Manual


Safety UL60950-1+CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60950-1
Electromagnetic Compatibility FCC CFR 47 Part 15 Subpart B
ANSI C63.4-2014
EN55032, EN55024, EN50130-4


Interface Built-In Microphone


Power Supply 12 VDC ±30%
Maximum Power Consumption 3.7 W


Operating/Storage Temperature -40 to 140°F / -40 to 60° C
Operating/Storage Humidity 90% RH Maximum
Ingress Protection IP67


Casing Aluminum
Dimensions 6.93 x 2.85 x 2.85″ / 176.1 x 72.4 x 72.4 mm
Weight 0.82 lb / 0.37 kg

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 5 × 4 in