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Canon VB-C300

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Canon VB-C300

Total coverage of all your surveillance requirements.

The VB-C300 features a wide-angle Canon AF lens with a 70° field of view and 2.4x zoom. Progressive scan, excellent low-light performance and audio support make it perfect for surveillance applications.


  • Canon wide-angle auto focus lens with 70° field of view
  • Ultra-wide PTZ coverage (340° pan, 115° tilt, 2.4x zoom)
  • Smooth, progressive scan video at 25 frames/sec
  • Exceptional low light performance: Colour images as low as 1 lux

Detailed Features

Wide-angle lens

The VB-C300 features an original Canon wide-angle auto focus lens for exceptional clarity and a class-leading 70° field of view.

Ultra-wide coverage

With a 340° pan range and 115° tilt range supplemented by a 2.4x optical zoom, the VB-C300 provides total 360° horizontal coverage. Position, zoom and focus can all be adjusted remotely by computer.

High-quality video

Delivering high-quality progressive scan video at 25 frames/sec, the VB-C300 produces smooth images even with fast-moving subjects.

Exceptional low light performance

Capable of producing colour images in lighting as low as 1 lux, the VB-C300 automatically switches to Night Mode when ambient light levels fall - continuing to produce sharp, clear monochrome images down to 0.25 lux.

Full duplex audio support

Transmit live audio to and from the camera site. Users can connect the VB-C300 to a loudspeaker and broadcast a verbal warning to intruders.

Compatible with Power over Ethernet (PoE)

PoE compatibility (IEEE 802.3af) ensures easy and cost-effective installation. Simply connect the VB-C300 to a suitable network cable and it will run without the need for an external power source.

Built-in terminals for connection to external devices

On-board terminals allow you to connect the VB-C300 to a host of extra security equipment, offering integration with devices such as intruder alarms and electronic locks.

Four installation options

The VB-C300 can be installed upright, inverted, or in an optional ceiling dome available in smoked and clear finishes.

Product specification


Pick up Element 1/4" CCD with primary colour filter
Zoom 2.4x Powered Zoom
Focal Length 3.0mm (wide) - 7.2mm (telephoto)
Minimum Focus Distance Day Mode: 0.3m - infinity
Night Mode: 0.6m - infinity
F-number f/2.0 - f/3.4
View angle 70.8° (wide) - 29.6° (telephoto)
Total Pixels 310,000
Synchronisation Internal
Iris control Auto Iris Servo System
Resolution 640 x 480 pixels
Sound Built-in Full duplex audio, G.711 compression (64Kbps)
Pan range 340° (-170° to +170°)
Pan speed 90° per second
Tilt range 115° (-25° to +25°)
Tilt speed 70° per second
Power input 12V-13V DC / 24V AC / 13V DC via supplied AC Adaptor / Power over Ethernet
Network RJ-45 Ethernet, 10 / 100TX Auto-Negotiation
Protocol HTTP, DHCP, WV-HTTP (Canon)
Capture Frame Rate 25 frames per second
Video Capture size 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 / 160 x 120
Video Compression Method Motion-JPEG (video) / JPEG (still images)
Video Transmission Rate 0.1 - 25 frames / second
Camera angle presets 20 preset positions (pan, tilt, zoom)
External Device 2 x Sensor inputs / 1 x Alarm output
Output terminals 6-pin multi-connector for external devices
3.5mm2 Composite Video output
3.5mm2 Audio line output
Input Terminals AC / DC two-pin power terminal
RJ-45 Ethernet connector
3.5mm2 Audio line input
Power consumption 10W Max (on PoE) / 13W Max (on AC Adaptor)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 132mm x 122mm x 130mm
Weight 780g (975g including ceiling mouting hardware)
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