IP PTZ Camera: ACTi ACM-8511

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The camera is fully compatible with ULTISYSTEM.
- is a unique solution in the world, allowing to integrate local analog CCTV systems with city surveillance based on wired, wireless, and fiber-optic networks. The data is recorded locally on ULTIMAX DVRs and is accessible (in the scope set by the administrator) through IP network. The operator of the city video surveillance system can watch and record the images from analog, IP, and megapixel cameras. The system supports ULTIMAX DVRs and majority of video servers and IP cameras (including megapixel devices) available in the market.
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Indoor PTZ camera ACTi ACM-8511 enables precise monitoring of large rooms, stores etc. Due to 10x zoom it can provide both general view and close-up of some selected details. Day/night and Sense Up functions allow operation in any lighting conditions (sensitivity 0.009 lx). The camera is also equipped with many options of backlight compensation, iris control, white balance - which are usually not available in similar devices.
Due to use of MPEG-4 or MJPEG compression, it can be employed in a variety of systems. The camera can generate multiple video streams (Multi-stream mode, with different frame rates), with maximum frame rate of 30 fps (D1).
The camera allows bidirectional audio transmission and has been equipped with hardware motion detection and alarm input/output.
The manufacturer provides NVR utility cooperating with a whole range of ACTi devices. The camera can also be operated with ULTISYSTEM or NUUO software.






Image sensor

1/4'' CCD

Effective resolution

811 x 508 (NTSC)
795 x 596 (PAL)

Video resolution (horizontal)

480 TVL

Minimum light

2.5 lx (F=1.8, color)
0.009 lx (F=1.8, B/W)

Focal length

4.2 – 42 mm

Optical zoom

10 x


F1.8 (4.2 mm)

F2.9 (42 mm)

Viewing angle

56.4º – 6.1º

Motion detection

3 windows

Electronic shutter

1/60 – 1/120000 s (NTSC)
1/50 – 1/120000 s (PAL)

Fixed shutter modes
 8 levels

Backlight compensation

Super BLC


up to 18 dB

White balance

automatic / manual

Number of presets


S/N ratio

44 dB

Pan/Tilt speeds

10...90 °/s

Angle range

354º (P), 115º (T)




QCIF (160x112 – NTSC, 176x144 – PAL)
CIF (352x240 – NTSC, 352x288 – PAL)

VGA (640 x 480)

D1 (720x480 – NTSC, 720x576 – PAL)


28k – 3Mbps

Frame rate

30 fps at D1 (NTSC)
25 fps at D1 (PAL)

Alarm inputs / outputs  1 / 1

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later


Active X, C SDK

Operating temperature



12 V DC (4.8 W) / PoE (5.8 W)


132 x 132 x 132 mm