IQeye 9 series

A full-featured multi-megapixel box camera series with increased processing power and flexibility for installation.


The IQeye 9 series are full-featured multi-megapixel cameras that use the latest micro-processing technology to enable applications at the edge. This modular camera also offers on-camera storage, true day/night capability with the option to remove or add front and rear end caps for IR and cable management.A wide range of models offers competitive price points for HD720p, HD1080p, 3MP and 5MP resolutions. Motorized varifocal lenses offer easy and quick install and CS-mount / autoiris versions provide flexibility for different lens options. The 9 series camera provides the highest quality megapixel images with the lowest bandwidth demands; leveraging Vicon’s new IQZip compression optimization and ONVIF compliance ensures seamless functionality with leading NVR/VMS providers.

Key Features

  • Resolutions up to 5MP
  • H.264 Main Profile + MJPEG compression with IQzip
  • Choice of varifocal or no lens models
  • 30 fps @ HD720p, 30 fps @ 1080p
  • 1 & 2MP WDR models available (100 dB)
  • Two-way audio plus on-camera microphone
  • True day/night movable IR filter
  • Free on-camera intelligent IQaccess software
  • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), 12VDC, 24 VAC
  • On-camera storage
  • Alarm I/O
  • Continuous analog video out
  • Three-year warranty

Technical Specifications

Image Sensor: 1/2.7” 1/3.2”
Max Resolution: HD 720P – 1280 x 720 HD 1080P – 1920 x 1080 3.1 MP – 2048 x 1536 5.0 MP – 2560 x 1920
Image Settings: Digital image effects: flip and rotate (horizontal and vertical) 180°. Configurable brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness. White balance. Digital zoom. Gain control. Exposure. Electronic shutter speed. Day/night mode. BLC (Backlight Compensation). Motion detection. Privacy masking. Event recording/notification. WDR on select models (refer to model descriptions). Time-lapse recording.
Shutter Speed: Auto/Programmable/Fixed
Day/Night Performance: True day/night (IR cut filter)
Minimum Illumination: Color: 0.1 lux; B/W: Color: 0.2 lux; B/W:
IR Response (sensor): 800 to 940 nm
R Illumination Distance: 49 ft (15 m); available with optional accessory on certain models; not available on NL models
Focal Length: A5: 2.8-12 mm; A6: 2.8-8.5 mm; NL: CS-mount (no lens)
Max. Aperture: A5: f/1.4; A6: f/1.2
Iris: A5: P-iris; A6: P-iris; NL: supports autoiris
Zoom/Focus Adjust: A5: motorized; A6: motorized
Horizontal Field of View: A5: 101° – 35° A6: 93°-44°
Network: 10Base-T, 100Base-TX, RJ-45
Image Compression: H.264; M-JPEG
Resolution: 1280×720 (720P), 720×480 (480P), 352×240 (CIF) 1920×1080 (1080P), 1280×720 (720P), 720×480 (480P), 352×240 (CIF 2048×1536 (3 MP), 1920×1080 (1080P), 1280×720 (720P), 720×480 (480P), 352×240(CIF) 2560×1920 (5 MP); 2048×1536 (3 MP); 1920×1080 (1080P), 1280×720 (720P), 720×480 (480P), 352×240 (CIF)
Protocol: TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, DHCP, UDP, RTP, RTSP, DNS, ARP, ICMP, NTP, UPnP, ZeroConf, UDP multicast, APIPA, CIFS, SNMP, SMTP, Telnet
Frame Rate: 1080p@30 fps 3MP@20 fps 5MP@15 fps
Streams: Triple streaming
Users: Live viewing for up to 10 clients
Web Browser: Internet Explorer®; Safari®, Firefox®, Google Chrome®
Security: HTTPS encrypted configuration, SSL, multi-level password protection
Apps and Utilities: IQfinder; IQmanager; IQaccess
Construction: Aluminum and plastic; white
Camera Adjustment: Mounting option dependant
Mounting: 1/4-20 mounting holes provided, top and bottom.
Dimensions: 5.07 in. (128.9 mm) (Length) x 2.72 in. (69 mm) (W) x 2.76 in. (70.2 mm) (H). Refer to Dimensional Drawings
Weight: 0.4 lb (0.165 kg)
Input Power: Power over Ethernet (PoE, 802 3af Class 2); 24 VAC; 12-24 VDC
Power Consumption: <4.0 W, without IR; <5.5 W, with IR
Audio IO: Two way G.711 PCM 8kHz; built-in microphone. External Audio Connections: Audio In: line level AC coupled (1V rms max); Audio Out: line level AC coupled.
Storage: Slot for Micro SD class 10 UHS on camera (card* not supplied)
External Controls: Factory Reset Button
Connectors: Power PoE/Network: RJ-45 CAT 5. Local Storage: Micro SD card slot. Alarm In/Alarm Out (Relay control): push-in terminal, Alarm in should only be connected with a open collector/mechanical switch and Alarm out limited to15mA, 5V input; External Audio In/Out: push-in terminal; Analog output for installation: push-in terminal. DC Lens: 4-pin DIN on no lens (NL) models.
Operating Conditions: Temp: 32 to 113° F (0 to 45° C)
Approvals: UL, cUL, FCC Class A, CE, RoHS 2
Warranty: 3 years


Specification Document

IQeye 9 series Specification Document