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Canon VB-M720F 4x Zoom (1280 x 960) Fixed Network Camera

Quick Overview

1280 x 960p, 1/3" type CMOS, 3x optical (4x digital) zoom lens (electric drive)
*Recommended Replacement for Canon VB-M700F


Canon's VB-M720F Fixed Box Network Camera is designed to be adaptable to changing surveillance needs with its built-in Remote Adjustment Function which allows the changing of zoom and focus from your central monitoring location. The images brought to you are high quality thanks to the outstanding Genuine Canon 112.6° wide angle, 3x optical zoom lens. It features aspherical lens elements and multilayer coatings - the kind of exceptional technologies you would expect in a Canon lens. The VB-M720F is equipped with advanced features that make capturing, viewing, storing and analyzing those superb images convenient and effective. With a 1.3 Megapixel Resolution (1280 x 960), advanced DIGIC DV III Image Processor and powerful DIGIC NET II Processor, the VB-M720F brings sharp, clear images in multiple resolutions (720p and 4:3 category video sizes) and codecs (M-JPEG and H.264) for maximum flexibility.

Superb low-light performance, impressive image brightness and useful gain control functions work to deliver video images that provide the detail and information needed in some of the most challenging monitoring situations. On-board video analytics, video overlay, privacy mask and 2-way audio are all part of the VB-M720F's arsenal of capabilities allowing you to custom tailor the camera to meet your demands. Seamless integration is at your fingertips since the VB-M720F is ONVIF 2.2 / Profile S Confornmant. Various power options, a built-in SD card slot, and the included RM-Lite Network Video Monitoring & Recording Software help ensure that this camera will meet or exceed your many demands for network security.


  • Built-in Remote Adjustment Function for Easy Camera Positioning
  • Genuine Canon 111° Wide Angle Lens with 3x Optical Zoom
  • 1.3 Megapixel (Native 1920 x 1080 Resolution)
  • Advanced DIGIC DV III Image Processor Helps Maximize Image Quality and Minimize Power Consumption
  • Exceptional Low Light Performance
  • Smart Shade Control and Auto Gain Control Limit
  • Custom Video Settings
  • Powerful DIGIC NET II Processor Allows Simultaneous Streaming of M-JPEG and H.264 Codecs in Multiple Resolutions
  • On-Board Video Analytics and Versatile Functions
  • Multiple Networking Functions
  • ONVIF 2.2 / Profile S Conformant
  • Built-in SD Card Slot with Enhanced SD Card Functionality
  • Free RM-Lite Network Video Monitoring & Recording Software
  • Various Power Options (12 VDC, 24 VAC and PoE IEEE 802.3af)

  • Applications:

  • Auditoriums
  • Plazas and Lobbies
  • Financial Institutions
  • Security 
  • Surveillance
  • Specifications
    Image Sensor 1/3 type CMOS (primary color filter)
    Number Of Effective Pixels Approx. 1.3 million pixels
    Analog Video Resolution N/A
    Analog Video Standard N/A
    Analog S/N Ratio N/A
    Scanning Method Progressive
    Lens 3x optical (4x digital) zoom lens (electric drive)
    Focal Length 2.8 (W) - 8.4mm (T)
    F-Number F1.2 (W) - F2.0 (T)
    Horizontal Viewing Angle 112.6° (W) - 36.7° (T)
    Vertical Viewing Angle 60.8° (W) - 20.6° (T)
    Day/Night Switch Auto/Manual
    I/R Cut Filter Removable
    Min. Subject Illumination - Day (Color) 0.3 lux (F1.2, shutter speed 1/30 sec., SSC off , 50IRE)
    0.02 lux (F1.2, shutter speed 1/2 sec., SSC off , 50IRE)
    0.008 lux (F1.2, shutter speed 1/2 sec., SSC on, 50IRE)
    Min. Subject Illumination - Night (Monochrome) 0.015 lux (F1.2, shutter speed 1/30 sec., SSC off , 50IRE)
    0.001 lux (F1.2, shutter speed 1/2 sec., SSC off , 50IRE)
    0.0005 lux (F1.2, shutter speed 1/2 sec., SSC on, 50IRE)
    Focus One-shot AF/Manual/Fixed at infinity
    Shooting Distance Day Mode: 0.3m (12 in.) - infinity
    Night Mode: 1.0m (3.3 ft.) - infinity
    Shutter Speed 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/8000, 1/10000/ 1/16000 sec.
    Exposure Auto/Auto (Flickerless)/Auto (Shutter-priority AE)/Manual (Shutter Speed, Aperture, Gain)
    White Balance Auto/Light Source (Daylight Fluorescent/White Fluorescent/WarmFluorescent/Mercury Lamp/Sodium Lamp/Halogen Lamp)/Manual(One-shot WB/R Gain/B Gain)
    Metering Mode Center-Weighted/Average/Spot
    Exposure Compensation 9 levels
    Smart Shade Control Auto / Manual / Disable
    Auto: 3 Levels
    Manual: 7 Levels
    AGC Limit 5 levels
    Image Stabilizer N/A
    Pan Angle Range N/A
    Tilt Angle Range N/A
    Rotation Angle Range N/A
    Moving Speed N/A
    Video Compression Method JPEG, H.264
    Video Size JPEG, H.264: 1920 x 1080, 960 x 540, 480 x 270, 1280x720, 640x360,320x180, 1280x960, 640x480, 320x240
    Video Quality JPEG, H.264: 5 levels
    Frame Rate JPEG: 0.1 - 30 fps, H.264: 1/2/3/5/6/10/15/30 fps
    Maximum Frame Rate 1280 x 960: 30 fps
    I-Frame Interval 0.5/1/1.5/2/3/4/5 sec 
    Simultaneous Client Access Max. 30 Clients + 1 Admin Client - H.264: Max. 10 Clients
    Camera Control Administrator, Authorized user, Guest user Max. 50 user names and passwords registered for authorized users.
    Access Control User authority (user name and password), Host Access Restrictions (IPv4, IPv6)
    Encrypted Communications SSL/TLS, IPsec (Auto Key Exchange/Manual)
    ONVIF Version ONVIF Ver. 2.2 / Profile S
    IPv4 Protocol TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SNMP (MIB2), SMTP (Client), DHCP (Client), DNS (Client), ARP, ICMP, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, RTSP, WV-HTTP (Canon proprietary), ONVIF
    IPv6 Protocol TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP (Client), DHCPv6 (Client), DNS (Client),ICMPv6, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, RTSP, WV-HTTP (Canon proprietary), ONVIF
    Auto IP Available
    Audio Compression Method G.711 μ-law (64 kbps)
    Audio Communication Method Full-duplex (two-way) - Echo cancellation function compliant
    Audio File Playback Available (audio files can be played back when an event is triggered by the intelligent function or external device input.)
    Privacy Mask Number of registration: Max. 8 places, Number of mask colors: 1 (select from 9 colors)
    View Restriction N/A
    Presets Max. 20 positions (Digital)
    Intelligent Function - Video Moving object detection, abandoned object detection, removed object detection, camera tampering detection, and passing detection
    Intelligent Function - Detection Settings Max. 15
    Intelligent Function - Volume Volume Detection
    Event Trigger Type External Device Input, Intelligent Function (Video), Intelligent Function (Volume), Timer
    Image Upload FTP/HTTP/SMTP (e-mail)
    Temporary storage memory in camera: Max. approx. 5 MB
    Frame Rate: Max. 10 fps (JPEG)
    Max. 30 fps (H.264)
    Event Notification HTTP/SMTP (e-mail)
    On-Screen Display Available
    Image Cropping Function Digital PTZ
    Cropping sizes: 640 x 360/512 x 288/384 x 216/256 x 144/128 x 72/640 x 480/512 x 384/384 x 288/256 x 192/128 x 96
    Daylight Savings Time Available
    Custom Settings N/A
    Network Terminal LAN x 1 (RJ45, 100Base-TX (auto/full-duplex/half-duplex))
    Audio Input Terminal Φ3.5mm (Φ0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural)
    Switch LINE IN/MIC IN in the setting page.
    LINE IN x 1 (connect to an amplifier microphone) or
    MIC IN x 1 (connect to a microphone w/o amplifier)
    Audio Output Terminal Φ3.5mm (Φ0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural)
    LINE OUT x 1 (connect to an amplifier speaker)
    External Device I/O Terminal Input x 2, Output x 2
    Analog Video Out N/A
    Memory Card SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card Compatible.
    Frame Rate: Max. 1 fps (JPEG), Max. 30fps (H.264)
    Temperature Temperature: -10°C - +50°C (+14°F - +122°F)
    Humidity Humidity: 5% - 85% (without condensation)
    PoE PoE power supply via LAN connector (IEEE802.3af compliant)
    AC Adapter PA-V17 or PA-V18 (100 - 240 V AC) (sold separately)
    External Power Source 24 VAC / 12 VDC
    With PoE Max. approx. 6.9 W
    With AC Adapter PA-V17: Max. approx. 8.5W (100 VAC)
    PA-V17: Max. approx. 8.7 (240 VAC)
    PA-V18 Max. approx. 7.5W (100 VAC)
    PA-V18: Max. approx. 7.8W (240 VAC)
    With 12VDC Max. approx. 7.0 W
    With 24VAC Max. approx. 6.5 W
    Dimensions (H x W x D ) 65 x 80 x 192 mm (2.56 x 3.15 x 7.56 in.)
    Mounting Position Horizontal / Vertical
    Weight Approx. 670g (1.48 lb.)
    Outdoor Ready No
    IP Rating N/A
    Vandal Resistant No
    Impact Resistance N/A
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