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Wireless Day / Night Network Camera

TV-IP551WI (Version v1.0R)

  • Night vision of up to 7.5 meters*
  • High speed wireless n connection
  • Program motion detection recording, recording schedules, email alerts and more with complimentary software
  • One-way audio
  • Wall / ceiling mounting kit

The TV-IP551WI (Version v1.0R) has been discontinued.  For a list of discontinued products, click here.
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The Wireless N Day/Night Network Camera, model TV- IP551WI, transmits real-time video over the Internet. Record crisp video in complete darkness for distances of up to 7.5 meters. Wireless n technology provides unsurpassed wireless coverage and improved streaming video quality. Add this camera to your wireless network at the touch of a button with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

Record 640 x 480 (VGA) video at up to 20 frames per second (fps). Manage up to 32 TRENDnet cameras with the included complimentary camera management software. Advanced features include adjustable motion detection recording areas, email alerts, scheduled recording sessions, one-way audio, an adjustable lens, and four times digital zoom. A wall/ceiling mounting kit is included and the camera’s off white housing blends into most environments.

  • Wi-Fi compliant with IEEE 802.11n standard
  • Backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11b devices
  • One touch WPS connection button
  • 1 x 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX RJ-45 port (for optional wired installation)
  • Power and activity LED indicators (can be disabled)
  • 1-way audio
  • Reset button
  • Night vision of up to 7.5 meters*
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Dynamic DNS support
  • Supports up to 640 x 480 pixel MJPEG resolution at up to 20 frames per second
  • Image controls: Brightness, contrast, saturation, flip image vertically, mirror image horizontally, and day/night mode
  • Define a recording schedule, continuous recording, or event based recording
  • Create motion detection fields over the viewing area
  • Supports TCP/IP networking, Email, HTTP, and other Internet protocols
  • System controls:
    • Define up to 64 user login accounts
    • Set the date and time or synchronize with an NTP server
  • Supports wireless encryption up to WPA2-PSK
  • Quick Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) installation
  • Complimentary TRENDnetVIEW™ software: manage up to 32 cameras **
  • TRENDnetVIEW™ software compatible with Windows operating systems
  • Mounting base and mounting hardware included
  • 3-year limited warranty

TRENDnetVIEW Camera Software Features

  • Manage up to 32 cameras
  • Compatible with Windows and Microsoft Server 2008
  • Multiple language support
  • Camera Viewing
    • Preset viewing modes
    • Program custom viewing modes
    • Full screen view
    • Drag and drop live feeds to a new location
    • Program camera cycle viewing sequence
    • Motion detection brings video forward
    • Side, top, and bottom tool bars can be hidden
    • Web based access from smart phones and tablets
  • Recording options
    • Program weekly recording schedules
    • Motion detection recording
      • Define motion detection areas of any shape
      • Define motion detection sensitivity
    • Event trigger recording
    • Date and time overlay
    • Mask overlay to conceal sensitive areas
    • Save a single video stream to multiple locations simultaneously
    • Define recording quotas by recording time or space allocation
    • Disk clean feature condenses and optimizes old files
    • Real time recording stats to help manage files
  • Search and Playback
    • Navigation timeline provides a quick visual reference to the recorded content
    • Search continuous recordings by motion
    • Search recordings by motion within a defined field (a portion of the viewing area)
    • Time lapse playback search
  • Map cameras on an image such as a floor plan
  • Map cameras on Google Maps™

* This camera is designed for indoor use. For outdoor surveillance applications we recommend TRENDnet outdoor cameras
** Monitoring multiple cameras may require a high performance CPU

  • Sensor: 1/5” CMOS Sensor
  • Board Lens
  • Focal Length: 4mm
  • F/No: 1.5
  • Minimum illumination: 0 lux
  • Focus Depth: 20 cm ~ infinity
  • View: Horizontal: 38.0 degrees
  • Vertical: 28.7 degrees
  • Diagonal: 46.5 degrees
  • Digital Zoom: 4x
  • Built-in omni-directional microphone
  • Sensitivity: -38dB +/- 3dB (5 meters max)
  • Frequency: 100~2 Hz
  • Format: PCM
  • Built-in ICR
  • Night vision (IR) up to 7.5 meters
  • IEEE 802.3u 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX Fast Ethernet
  • Power, Link/Act
WPS Button
  • Enable WPS connection
Reset Button
  • Reset to factory default
Power Consumption
  • Max 5 Watts
  • Input: 100~240V, 50/60Hz, 0.2A
  • Output: 5V, 1.2A external power adapter
  • 75 x 115 x 30 mm (2.95 x 4.5 x 1.2 in.)
  • 110 g (3.8 oz.)
  • Operating: 0°C ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F)
  • Storage: -15°C ~ 60°C (5°F ~ 140°F)
  • Max 95% (non-condensing)
  • CE, FCC
Management Interface
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
  • Firefox 3.5 or above
  • Safari 4.0 or above
To Run software
  • Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008
TRENDnetVIEW Software
  • Channel: supports up to 32 cameras
Record/Playback/Motion Detection/Audio
  • Network Protocols
  • DHCP Client, NTP Client, DNS Client, DDNS Client, SMTP Client, FTP Client
  • HTTP
  • PPPoE
  • UPnP
  • IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11n
  • 2.4 ~ 2.483 GHz ISM band
  • Built-in 2dBi antenna
Date Rate
  • 802.11b: up to 11Mbps
  • 802.11g: up to 54Mbps
  • 802.11n: up to 150Mbps
  • 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2-PSK
Output Power
  • 802.11b: 17dBm (typical)
  • 802.11g: 14.5dBm (typical)
  • 802.11n: 14.5dBm (typical)
Receiving Sensitivity
  • 802.11b: -89dBm at 11Mbps
  • 802.11g: -74dBm at 54Mbps
  • 802.11n: -71dBm at 150Mbps
  • 1~11 (FCC), 1~13(ETSI)
  • Up to 64 user accounts
Remote Login
  • Remote management supported
  • Save/retrieve configuration files
  • Brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, white balance, flip, mirror (horizontal/vertical), black & white, indoor, outdoor schedule mode
Video Setting
  • Encoding: MJPEG Resolution: 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 120
  • Max frame rate: VGA @ 20fps, QVGA @ 30fps, QQVGA @ 30fps
  • JPEG quality: Very Low, Low, Medium, High, Very High
  • Event based (motion detection), and scheduled
  • Trigger event: motion detection
  • Action: send alert email and/or upload to FTP
  • Real time snapshot
Port Settings
  • HTTP port: 80 (default)
  • Synchronize with NTP server or set time/date manually
  • TV-IP551WI
  • CD-ROM (Utility & User’s Guide)
  • Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
  • Network cable (1.5 m / 5 ft.)
  • Power adapter (5V DC, 1.2A)
  • Camera mounting kit

All references to speed are for comparison purposes only. Product specifications, size, and shape are subject to change without notice, and actual product appearance may differ from that depicted herein.
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