MEGApix 5MP height strip IP camera - imperical 
  • 5MP sensor at real-time 30fps
  • Star-Light Plus™ color in near-total darkness technology
  • Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) with extended features (IVA+)
  • Seamless integration and control of IVA rules with DW Spectrum® IPVMS
  • Reduce false alarms
  • Increase your recording storage with logic rules and smart recording
  • 3.7mm fixed lens
  • Capture high-quality eye-level images of people entering and leaving a facility
  • Height strip camera for eye-level surveillance with curved design for side visibility
  • Highly visible color-coded height levels in feet
  • Fits most standard door frames
  • Available in feet or centimeters
  • True Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) for clear images in challenging light
  • Simultaneous streaming and multiple codec options for smart bandwidth management
  • Smart DNR™ 3D digital noise reduction reduces noise and ghosting for motion in low-light environments.
  • Privacy zones cover sensitive areas in the camera's field of view.
  • Local SD card slot for local recording in case of network loss
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Accurate identification

Capture detailed eye-level data of people entering or leaving a facility. The height strip IP camera is a cost-effective, reliable option for loss prevention, shrink, inventory control and crime deterrence.

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Wide-angle camera

The wide-angle 3.7mm lens can be adjusted up to 30° and provide enhanced situational awareness. The camera can be wall mounted or installed on a door frame for multiple deployment options and maximized flexibility.

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Easy to Install

The camera has a streamlined two-step installation that lets you go from box to monitoring in no time. With three possible lens placements, the camera can be adjusted to suit your needs.

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Star-Light Plus™ color in darkness technology

Star-Light Plus™ color in near-total darkness technology provides crisp, clear images in the absence of ambient light.

IVA Analytics

MEGApix IVA cameras include a base package of Intelligent Video Analytics detection capabilities already activated on the camera and ready for deployment.

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IVA+ Analytics

The MEGApix IVA+ package offers advanced rules to the IVA Video Content Analysis detection capabilities.

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True Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)

Cameras with True Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) technology have advanced sensors that can process a wider range of lighting, dark and bright in the same image.


Frequency 50Hz
Image sensor 5MP 1/2.8" CMOS sensor
Maximum resolution 5MP
Minimum Scene Illumination in color 0.26 lux (color)
Total Pixels 2592 (H) × 1944 (V)
Focal Length 3.7mm
Horizontal Field of View (HFOV) 87.6°
IR Distance NA
Lens Type Fixed Lens
Vertical Field of View (VFOV) 61.6°
Intelligent Video Analytics
IVA license Intrusion, line crossing, counting line, loitering, enter, exit, tamper (DWC-MHS5W37T)
IVA+ license Logical rules, object removed, tailgating, direction, stopped, appear, disappear, object left (DWC-MPHS5W37T)
3D digital noise reduction Smart DNR™ 3D Digital Noise Reduction
Auto gain control Auto
Day and night Auto day/night, Day (color), Night (B/W)
De-fog Yes
Memory slot Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC class 10 card (card not included), Up to 1TB micro SD / FAT32
Mirror/flip Yes
Motion Detection Yes
Operational Notifications Alarm output activation, Email, SD card recording
Privacy Zones 16 programmable privacy masks
Sharpness Yes
Shutter Mode Anti-Flicker, Auto, Manual, Slow Shutter
Shutter Speed 1/15 ~ 1/32000
Slow Shutter Speed Off, x10, x15, x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, x7.5
White Balance Yes
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) True WDR 120dB
Bitrate Control Multi-streaming CBR/VBR at H.265 (controllable frame rate and bandwidth)
LAN RJ45 (10/100Base-T)
Network resolution H.264: 3008x3000, 2800x2800, 2048x2048, 1600x1600, 640x640, 320x320, H.265: 3008x3000, 2800x2800, 2048x2048, 1600x1600, 640x640, 320x320, MJPEG: 1280x720, 800x600, 768x432, 704x576, 704x480, 640x480, 352x288, 352x240
Network Web Viewer Google Chrome® browser, Linux® OS, Mac® OS, Microsoft Edge® browser, Mozilla Firefox® browser, Safari® browser, Windows® OS
Protocol Bonjour, DDNS, DHCP, DNS, Genetec Protocol, HTTP, HTTPs, IGMP, NTP, RTP, RTP (UDP/TCP), RTSP, SMTP, SNMP, SNMPv1/v2/v3 (MIB-2), TCP, Telnet, UPnP, Zeroconf (AutoIP)
Security 802.1x, HTTPS (TLS), IP filtering, Multi-user authority
Stream Speed Up to 30fps at all resolutions
Streaming Capability Dual-stream at different rates and resolutions
Video Bitrate 100Kbps~10Mbps, multi-rate for preview and recording
Video Compression Type H.264, H.265, MJPEG
Video Management Software Any ONVIF conformant CMS, DW Spectrum® IPVMS
Compliance CE  FCC  NDAA Compliance  ONVIF  
Environmental Operating Humidity 10-90% (non-condensing)
Environmental Operating Temperature -4°F ~ 122°F (-20°C ~ 50°C)
Camera Dimensions (H X W X D) 1.85" x 1.45" x 33.85" (47 x 37 x 860mm)
Camera Weight 1.98 lbs (0.9kg)
Housing Height Strip
Housing Color White
Materials Aluminum metal sheet height strip housing, For indoor use
Measurment Standards Empirial (feet)
American wire gauge (AWG) 80M, Cable type #18
Power Consumption DC12V: max 4.0W, 333.3mA, PoE: max 4.8W, 100mA
Power Requirements Adapter not included, PoE
Warranty 5 Year Warranty

Part Numbers

Part Number Description
DWC-MHS5W37T preloaded with IVA.
DWC-MPHS5W37T preloaded with IVA+.


Title Type
DWC-M(P)HS5W37T datasheet - French
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DWC-M(P)HS5W37T datasheet - Spanish
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DWC-M(P)HS5W37T user manual
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DWC-M(P)HS5W37T CAD drawing
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DWC-M(P)HS5W37T datasheet
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DWC-M(P)HS5W37T quick setup guide
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DW Accessories Chart
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Title Type Release Notes Version Update Date Compatibility Size
DW IP Finder v4.4.23 for Windows OS exe 07/01/2024 27.80 MB Download
DW Spectrum Linux 64bit plug-in v2.6.52 for IVA and Ai IP cameras gz v2.6.52 06/25/2024 0.44 MB Download
DW Spectrum Windows 64bit plug-in v2.6.52 for IVA and Ai IP cameras zip v2.6.52 06/25/2024 0.57 MB Download
Firmware vA18.3.3_2024042 img vA18.3.3_2024042 05/15/2024 79.43 MB Download
IVA and IVA+ plugin v1.0.113 zip v1.0.113 03/20/2024 14.40 MB Download
DW IP Finder v4.4.22 for Linux OS run v4.4.22 01/18/2024 46.00 MB Download
DW IP Finder v4.4.22 for Windows OS exe v4.4.22 01/18/2024 27.76 MB Download

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