D-Link Vigilance DCS-4705E 5 Megapixel Network Camera Reviewed

D-Link Vigilance DCS-4705E

Those looking to flesh out their home security system with new outdoor cameras are going to want to take a close look at the D-Link DCS-4705E.

This camera is effortless to install and provides 24/7 protection. New features, capabilities, and technological advances are shoehorned into this compact but highly reliable system that you will undoubtedly appreciate.

Specifications of the D-Link Vigilance DCS-4705E include:

Max ResolutionFull HD +
Camera TypeBullet
DesignOutdoor|Night Vision|PoE
Housing TypeBullet
Indoor / OutdoorOutdoor
Megapixels5 MP
Max. Video Resolution2560x1920 @ 15fps
Image Sensor1/2.5" Progressive CMOS
Night VisionYes
Night Vision Range30m
Motorised Pan / TiltNo
Optical ZoomDigital zoom magnifies image area up to 10 times
Motion DetectionYes
Email NotificationYes
Video CompressionMJPEG|H.264|H.265
Lens TypeFixed
Horizontal Field of View90 degrees
Lens Focal Length2.8mm
Image Enhancement3D Filter|WDR|BLC|AES|AGC|AWB
Vandal-proofNo
PowerPoE, Optional Power Supply
ONVIF CompliantYes
Dimensions (Size)165 x 65 x 65 mm
WarrantyLimited Lifetime

Rugged design elements feature throughout this outdoor camera, including IP66 waterproof ratings that guarantee your camera will perform in the middle of any rainstorm and can withstand everything Mother Nature throws at it. The D-Link DCS-4705E is rated for operating between -30°C and 50°C, meaning you don’t have anything to worry about when the temperature gets cold or red-hot.

Combine all of this with the IK10 vandal-proof housing, and you’re looking at something extraordinary here.

The five-megapixel image sensors in the D-Link DCS-4705E are capable of capturing high definition video even in lowlight situations, and provide a full 360° range of motion so that you can obtain crystal-clear video and still images with absolutely zero issues whatsoever.

PoE support is built right into the D-Link DCS-4705E, too, giving you all kinds of possibilities for installation. Other than a single PoE ethernet port, you won’t need extra power cables, extra sockets, or extra anything really to get this camera set up rocking and rolling.

Anyone worried about whether or not this camera is going to be able to provide crystal-clear video and still images over a network will appreciate the inclusion of HEVC technology built right in. H.265 network bandwidth maximizing technology helps everything to run silky smooth.

Throw in infrared LED technology, infrared cut filters, and Wide Dynamic Range and 3D Noise Reduction technology it’s easy to see why so many people get excited about the D-Link DCS-4705E.