JVC VN-V686WPBU Outdoor Day/Night IP PTZ Dome Camera with 36X Zoom, MPEG4, and PoE



  • Direct Drive Motor for Extra Precision and Silence
    • Super Accurate Positioning (±0.03° precision)
    • Super Fast & Super Slow Pan/Tilt (400°/sec to 0.04°/sec variable)
    • Super Silent Operation (Ideal for hospitals, libraries, and museums)
  • Day/Night Function with IR Cut Filter

    Automatic switching between day and night modes for reliable round-the-clock surveillance

  • Effective Backlight Compensation

    Easy Wide-D Function provides clear images even in backlit situations

  • Progressive Output Capability

    Can output clear, smooth images without jaggy even for moving objects

  • MPEG-4/Motion JPEG Full-Frame Dual Stream

    Simultaneous distribution of MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG VGA images at full frame rate (30fps for each stream)

  • Super LoLux™ Sensitivity
    • 0.04 lx at B&W mode (25 % video level, F1.6, AGC SUPER)
    • 0.5 lx at color mode (25 % video level, F1.6, AGC SUPER)
  • PoE for Saving Installation and Cable Costs

    Built-in PoE (Power over Ethernet) allows the camera to be activated through a LAN cable connection.

  • Quick and Easy Installation

    One-touch lock mechanism for quick and easy installation and maintenance

  • Dust and Waterproof Design (VN-V686WPBU)

    P66-standard robust design suitable for outdoor monitoring system

  • Image device

    1/4″ IT CCD

    Lens Zoom ratio

    36x optical and 32x digital

    Lens Focal length

    f=3.43mm to f=122mm

    Max. aperture ratio

    F1.6 (WIDE) to F4.5 (TELE)

    Max. close-range

    Approx. 1.8m (TELE), Approx. 0.6m (WIDE)


    Manual/Easy AF/One push AF


    Automatic Day/Night IR cut filter

    Minimum illumination

    Color: 1.0 lx (50%, AGC SUPER) 0.5 lx (25%, AGC SUPER)

    B&W:0.08 lx (50%, AGC SUPER) 0.04 lx (25%, AGC SUPER)

    Pan/Tilt range

    Pan: 360° endless / Tilt: -5° to 185°

    Pan/Tilt speed

    0.04° to 400°/sec

    Picture compression

    Motion JPEG MPEG-4: Part2 (ISO/IEC 14496-2), Profile: SP

    Picture resolutions

    640×480, 320×240

    Frame rate and streaming

    Up to 30 fps per each stream of Motion JPEG and MPEG-4 in 640×480 resolution simultaneously (Full frame dual stream)

    Compression levels

    JPEG: Variable (VFS) 7 levels/Average (AFS) VGA (10KB–100KB),QVGA(3KB – 33KB) MPEG-4: Constant (CBR) / Variable (VBR), Bit rate adjustable 64kbps – 8000kbps

    Image settings

    Configurable AGC, Sens-up, Day/Night, Shutter speed, BLC, ALC, White balance (ATW/AWC), Gamma curve, Black level, Enhance range, Color level, Exposure value, Noise reduction, Monitor type, Privacy mask (8 areas), Image stabilizer

    PTZ function

    100 preset positions, Auto flip, Auto pan, Auto trace, Auto patrol, Auto return, Motion detect, Auto tracking

    Shutter speed

    2.1sec (Sens-up) to 1/10000 sec


    3 levels password, IP address filtering, HTTPS encryption (for setting)

    Max. clients

    20 simultaneous users, Unlimited users by multicast

    Alarm/Event management

    Trigger: Built-in motion detection, External alarm input x 2 or Schedule Event: Pre/post recording , FTP sending, Notification over TCP/UDP, E-mail, External output x 2, Periodic FTP and Preset position, Pre/Post alarm buffer of 8MB


    RJ-45 for Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX Terminal block for 2 alarm imput, 2 output Alternative power connection

    Dust and water protection



    24 VAC (50Hz/60Hz), 2.2A (With heater) 48 VDC (PoE, IEEE802.3af class0),12.95W(Without heater)

    Operating temperature

    -40°C to 50°C /14°F to 122°F, always power on ( 0°C to 40°C/32°F to 104°F recommended)

    Installation and maintenance

    Web based setting tool, Camera search tool, Firmware update over HTTP

    Recommended operating environmentOS: Windows Vista Business (SP1), Windows XP Pro (SP2)/Home (SP2) CPU: Pentium4 2GHz, Memory: 1GB, HDD space: 512MB Display and video card: 1024×768 True color (24bit or 32 bit), VRAM 8MB Browser: IE7.0 for Windows Vista, IE6.0 for Windows XP

    System integration support

    Open API for application integration, ActiveX Viewer, QoS, Embedded Linux operating system

    Supported protocols

    Video management software/hardware (Not included)VR-N900U/1600U/1600E: JVC Network video recorder for viewing, recording and archiving up to 9/16 cameras VN-RS800U: JVC free video management software for viewing, recording and archiving up to 32 cameras (JPEG stream only)

    Dimensions (WxHxD)

    ø260mm (incl. housing) x 385mm (H: incl. bracket) x 350 (D: incl. bracket)


    5.5kg (12.2lbs)