Canon VB-M44 PTZ Network Camera

Indoor PTZ camera with 20x zoom, fast auto-focus and HDTV 720p

  • Capture clear, detailed images in 1.3 MP resolution at up to 30fps
  • Increase monitoring flexibility with full Pan, Tilt and Zoom
  • Enjoy 20x Optical zoom from a compact lens
  • Superior low-light performance and Auto SSC
  • Flexible monitoring and recording with dual H.264 streams
  • NOTE: Product not available in Australia or New Zealand.
Keep Every Angle Covered

The VB-M44 1.3 MP PTZ IP
security camera combines
a powerful 400x zoom,
excellent low-light capability
and fast auto-focus.
Flexible installation options
for indoor use.

Keep every angle covered
• 1.3 MP PTZ IP security camera
• Powerful 20x optical zoom lens with 20x digital zoom
and fast autofocus
• Superior image quality using Canon DIGIC DV III processor
• Canon DIGIC NET II supports dual H.264 video streams
(up to 30 fps)
• Superior low-light performance: colour at 0.05 lux and
mono at 0.003 lux
• Auto Smart Shade Control (Auto-SSC) improves
foreground objects in bright backlit scenes
• Motion Adaptive Noise Reduction and Area-Specific
Data Size Reduction (ADSR) help reduce data size while
optimising image quality
• Built-in analytics functions for intelligent and efficient
alarm detection
• Live monitoring and configuration on supported web
browsers and mobile devices
• ONVIF® Profile compliant
• Two colour options: Silver (VB-M44) and Black

Technical Specifications

Image Sensor 1/3 type CMOS (primary colour filter)
Number of Effective Pixels Approx. 1.3 million pixels
Scanning Method Progressive
Lens 20x optical zoom (20x digital zoom) lens with auto focus
Focal Length 4.7 (W) – 94 mm (T)
(W): maximum wide angle, (T): maximum telephoto
F-number F1.6 (W) – F3.5 (T)
Viewing Angle For 16:9 aspect ratios: Horizontal: 60.4° (W) – 3.2° (T)
Vertical: 35.1° (W) – 1.8° (T)
For 4:3 aspect ratios: Horizontal: 46.3° (W) – 2.4° (T)
Vertical: 35.1° (W) – 1.8° (T)
Day / Night Switch Auto / Day Mode / Night Mode
Min. Subject Illumination Day Mode (colour):
0.05 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/30 sec., when smart shade
control is off, 50IRE)
Night Mode (monochrome):
0.003 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/30 sec., when smart shade
control is off, 50IRE)
Focus Auto / One-shot AF / Manual / Fixed at infinity
Shooting Distance (from
front of lens)
Day Mode: 0.3 m (12 in.) – infinity (W), 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) – infinity (T)
Night Mode: 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) – infinity (W), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.) – infinity (T)
When [Enable] is selected for [Dome]:
Day Mode: 2.0 m (6.6 ft.) – infinity (W, T)
Night Mode: 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) – infinity (W), 2.2 m (7.2 ft.) – infinity (T)
Shutter Speed 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500,
1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/8000, 1/10000, 1/16000 sec.
Exposure Auto/Auto (Flickerless)/Auto (Shutter-priority AE)/ Auto
(Aperture-priority AE)/ Manual (Shutter Speed, Aperture, Gain)
White Balance Auto/Manual
Daylight Fluorescent/White Fluorescent/Warm Fluorescent/
Mercury Lamp/Sodium Lamp/Halogen Lamp
Manual: One-shot WB/R Gain/B Gain
Metering Modes Center-Weighted / Average / Spot
Exposure Compensation 9 levels
Smart Shade Control Auto / Manual / Disable
Auto: 3 levels
Manual: 7 levels
Haze Compensation Auto / Manual / Disable
Auto: 3 levels
Manual: 7 levels
AGC Limit 6 levels
Image Stabilizer 2 levels (digital)
Pan Angle Range 340° (±170°)
Tilt Angle Range 100° (ceiling-mounted position: -90° – +10°)
Moving Speed Pan: Max. 150°/sec., Tilt: Max. 150°/sec.
Video Compression Method JPEG, H.264
Video Size JPEG, H.264: 1280 x 720, 640 x 360, 320 x 180
1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Video Quality JPEG, H.264: 10 levels
Frame Rate JPEG: 0.1 – 30 fps
H.264: 1/2/3/5/6/10/15/30 fps
– Values represent streaming performance from the camera.
– The frame rate may be reduced due to Viewer PC’s specs, the number of clients accessing
at the same time, network loads, video quality setting, type or movement of the subject or
other reasons.
Max. Frame Rate When streaming JPEG, H.264 (1280 x 960): 30 fps
When used in the following combinations:
When streaming H.264(1) (1280 x 960) and H.264(2) (1280 x 960) simultaneously: 15 fps
When streaming H.264(1) (1280 x 720) and H.264(2) (1280 x 720) simultaneously: 15 fps
I-Frame Interval 0.5 / 1 / 1.5 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 sec.
Simultaneous Client Access Max. 30 Clients + 1 Admin Client
– H.264: Max. 10 Clients
Camera Control Administrator, Authorized user, Guest user (level of control
varies depending on user)
Max. 50 user names and passwords registered for authorized
Access Control User authority (user name and password), Host Access
Restrictions (IPv4, IPv6)
Encrypted Communications SSL / TLS, IPsec (Auto Key Exchange/Manual)
Protocol IPv4, IPv6, TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SNMPv1/v2c/v3 (MIB2), DHCP,
SSL/TLS, IPsec, ONVIF, WV-HTTP (Canon proprietary)
ONVIF Profile Profile-S
Audio Compression Method G.711 μ-law (64 kbps)
Audio Communication
Full-duplex (two-way)/half-duplex
RTP, Sound Transfer Protocol by Canon
Audio File Playback Available (audio files can be played back when an event is
triggered by the intelligent function or external device input.)
– A third-party amplifier speaker is necessary
Privacy Mask Number of registration: Max. 8 places, Number of mask colours: 1
(select from 9 colours)
View Restriction Available
Preset Number of registers: Max. 64 positions (+Home Position)
Number of Preset Tour Route: Max. 5
Intelligent Function Video:
Moving Object Detection, Abandoned Object Detection,
Removed Object Detection, Camera Tampering Detection,
Passing Detection, Intrusion Detection
Detection Settings: Max. 15
Non-detection Area Settings: Available
Volume Detection, Scream Detection
Event Trigger Type External Device Input, Intelligent Function (Video), Intelligent
Function (Audio), Timer, Day/Night Mode Switching
Number of Linked Events: 2
Linked Event Conditions: OR, AND (whether or not there is a
sequence to events)
Image Upload FTP / HTTP / SMTP (e-mail)
Temporary storage memory in camera: Max. approx. 5 MB
Frame Rate: Max. 10 fps (JPEG)
Max. 30 fps (H.264)
Event Notification HTTP / SMTP (e-mail)
Enhanced Digital Zoom Available
On-Screen Display Available (English only)
– The following languages require the use of the On-Screen
Display Assist Tool.
Korean/Chinese (Simplified) /Japanese
Daylight Saving Time Available
Viewer Camera Viewer
Mobile Camera Viewer
Camera software Camera Management Tool
Recorded Video Utility
On-Screen Display Assist Tool
Language German/English/Spanish/French/Italian/Polish/Russian/
Turkish/Thai/Korean/Chinese (Simplified) /Japanese
Network Terminal LAN x 1 (RJ45, 100Base-TX (auto / full-duplex / half-duplex))
Audio Input Terminal
(common for LINE IN &
Φ3.5 mm (Φ0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural)
LINE IN (connect to an amplifier microphone) or MIC IN (connect
to a microphone w/o amplifier)
– Switch LINE IN/MIC IN in the Setting Page.
Audio Output Terminal (LINE
Φ3.5 mm (Φ0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural) LINE OUT x
1 (connect to an amplifier speaker)
External Device I/O Terminal Input x 2, Output x 2
Memory Card SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Compatible. Frame Rate: Max. 1 fps (JPEG)
Max. 30 fps (H.264)
Operating Environment Temperature: -10°C – +50°C (+14°F – +122°F)
Humidity: 5% – 85% (without condensation)
Power Supply PoE: PoE power supply via LAN connector (IEEE802.3at
Type1 compliant) AC Adapter: PA-V18 (100 – 240 V AC) (sold
External power source: 24 V AC/12 V DC
Power Consumption When using PoE: Max. approx. 9.2 W*
When using AC Adapter PA-V18: Max. approx. 9.9 W (100 V AC)
Max. approx. 9.4 W (240 V AC)
When using DC: Max. approx. 8.6 W When using AC: Max.
approx. 8.8 W
* Class 0 power sourcing equipment (requests 15.4 W)
Dimensions (Φx H) Φ132 x 155 mm (Φ5.20 x 6.10 in.)
Weight Approx. 1140 g (2.52 lb.)
International Standard EN55032 Class B, FCC part15 subpart B Class B, ICES-003 Class
B, VCCI Class B, RCM AS/NZS EN55032 Class B, CNS13438 Class
B, KN32 Class B, EN55024, KN35, EN50581
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.
Subject to change without notice.
™ and ®: All company and / or product names are trademarks and / or registered trademarks
of their respective manufacturers in their markets and / or countries.

Keep Every Angle Covered

The VB-M44/B 1.3 MP PTZ IP security camera combines
a powerful 400x zoom, excellent low-light capability
and fast auto-focus. Flexible installation options for
indoor use.

Optional Accessories:
Product Name Mercury Code EAN Code
AC Adapter PA-V18 (E) 8362B002AA 4960999986791
Indoor Dome Housing (DR41-C-VB) 6816B001AA 4960999914558
Indoor Dome Housing (DR41-S-VB) 6816B002AA 4960999914565
Ceiling Mount Cover (SS40-S-VB) 4962B001AA 4960999686721
Ceiling Mount Cover (SS40-B-VB) 4962B002AA 4960999688794
Pendant Mounting Kit (PC600-VB) 9918B001AA 4549292022551
Product Details:
Product Name Mercury Code EAN Code
Network Camera VB-M44 2542C001AB 4549292107289
Network Camera VB-M44B 2542C002AB 4549292106725

Measurement / Logistic Information:
Product Name Mercury code Pack
Pack description Quantity
per pack
Net Weight
Gross Weight
Network Camera VB-M44
Network Camera VB-M44B
EA Each 1 229 187 210 Approx. 1.1 Approx. 1.6
CT Carton 4 438 392 264 Approx. 4.6 Approx. 7.4
EP Euro Pallet — — — — — —

What’s in the box?

• VB-M44 Main Unit
• Power Connector
• Installation Guide
• Warranty Card
• Before Using this Camera
• EAC-Supported Guide

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