Dahua IP Camera 4MP IPC-HFW5442E-ZE

Introducing the 4MP IR Vari-focal Bullet WizMind Network Camera from the 5442-Z-S3 series. Here’s a succinct overview of its features:

  • High-definition 4-MP CMOS sensor ensures clear imaging even in low light conditions.
  • Captures footage at 25/30 fps with a maximum resolution of 2688×1520.
  • Built-in IR LED provides illumination up to 60 meters, enhancing night vision capabilities.
  • Advanced encoding technologies (ROI, SVC, SMART H.264+/H.265+, AI H.264/H.265) optimize bandwidth and storage usage.
  • Versatile features including rotation mode, WDR, and 3D NR adapt to various monitoring scenarios.
  • Deep learning algorithm enables intelligent features such as video metadata, smart sound detection, IVS, face detection, smart object detection, and people counting.
  • Comprehensive connectivity with 2 alarm inputs, 1 alarm output, audio input and output, and support for a maximum 512 GB Micro SD card with built-in MIC.
  • Flexible power options with 12 VDC/PoE supply and ePoE compatibility.
  • Weatherproof (IP67) and vandal-resistant (IK10) design ensures durability.
  • Enhanced security with SMD 3.0.

Upgrade your surveillance setup with the 4MP IR Vari-focal Bullet WizMind Camera for superior performance and reliability.

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Image Sensor:

  • 1/1.8″ CMOS
  • Max Resolution: 2688 (H) × 1520 (V)


  • ROM: 4 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB

Scanning System:

  • Progressive

Electronic Shutter Speed:

  • Auto/Manual 1/3 s–1/100,000 s

Min. Illumination:

S/N Ratio:

  • 56 dB


  • Up to 60 m (196.85 ft) (IR)
  • Illuminator Number: 4 (IR LED)
  • Illuminator On/Off Control: Auto; Zoomprio; Manual

Angle Adjustment:

  • Pan: 0°–360°
  • Tilt: 0°–90°
  • Rotation: 0°–360°


  • Type: Motorized vari-focal
  • Mount: φ14
  • Focal Length: 2.7 mm–12 mm
  • Max Aperture: F1.8
  • Field of View: H: 115°–47°; V: 62°–27°; D: 137°–54°
  • Iris Control: Auto
  • Close Focus Distance: 1.5 m (4.92 ft)

DORI Distance:

  • Various distances for Detect, Observe, Recognize, and Identify.


  • Various intelligent features including IVS, Smart Object Detection, SMD, AcuPick, AI SSA, Face Detection, People Counting, Heat Map, Video Metadata, Smart Search, Smart Sound Detection.


  • Various video compression formats supported including H.265, H.264, MJPEG.
  • Smart Codec support.
  • Various resolutions supported.
  • Bit Rate Control: CBR/VBR
  • Day/Night: Auto(ICR)/Color/B/W
  • BLC, HLC, WDR, SSA, White Balance, Gain Control, Noise Reduction, Motion Detection, Region of Interest (RoI), Image Stabilization, Smart Illumination, Defog, Image Rotation, Mirror.

Privacy & Security:

  • Privacy Masking (8 areas), Configuration encryption, trusted execution, Digest, security logs, WSSE, account lockout, syslog, video encryption, 802.1x, IP/MAC filtering, HTTPS, trusted upgrade, trusted boot, firmware encryption, generation and importing of X.509 certification.

Network & Connectivity:

  • Network Port: RJ-45 (10/100 Enhancement Base-T)
  • SDK and API support.
  • Network Protocol: IPv4, IPv6, HTTP, TCP, UDP, ARP, RTP, RTSP, and more.
  • Interoperability: ONVIF, CGI.
  • Browser Support: IE, Chrome, Firefox.
  • Mobile Client: iOS, Android.
  • Cyber Security: CE-LVD, CE-EMC, FCC, UL/CUL certifications.


  • Audio Input/Output, Alarm Input/Output.


  • Power Supply: 12 VDC/PoE (802.3af)/ePoE
  • Dual Power Backup.


  • Operating Temperature: –30 °C to +60 °C
  • Operating Humidity: ≤95%
  • Storage Temperature: –40 °C to +60 °C
  • Storage Humidity: 10%–95% (RH), non-condensing

Protection & Structure:

  • IP67, IK10 rated.
  • Casing Material: Metal + plastic.
  • Product Dimensions: 273.2 mm × 95.0 mm × 95.0 mm (L × W × H)
  • Net Weight: 1.12 kg (2.47 lb)
  • Gross Weight: 1.66 kg (3.66 lb)


Image Sensor 1/1.8″ CMOS
Max. Resolution 2688 (H) × 1520 (V)
Scanning System Progressive
Electronic Shutter Speed Auto/Manual 1/3 s–1/100,000 s
Min. Illumination 0.0007 [email protected] (Color, 30 IRE)
0.0004 [email protected] (B/W, 30 IRE)
0 lux (Illuminator on)
S/N Ratio >56 dB
Illumination Distance Up to 60 m (196.85 ft) (IR)
Illuminator On/Off Control Auto;Zoomprio;Manual
Illuminator Number 4 (IR LED)
Angle Adjustment Pan: 0°–360°
Tilt: 0°–90°
Rotation: 0°–360°
Lens Type Motorized vari-focal
Lens Mount φ14
Focal Length 2.7 mm–12 mm
Max. Aperture F1.8
Field of View H: 115°–47°; V: 62°–27°; D: 137°–54°
Iris Control Auto
Close Focus Distance 1.5 m (4.92 ft)
DORI Distance Lens Detect Observe Recognize Identify
W 57.5 m (188.65 ft) 23.0 m

(75.46 ft)

11.5 m

(37.73 ft)

5.8 m

(19.03 ft)

T 130.8 m (429.13 ft) 52.3 m

(171.59 ft)

26.2 m

(85.96 ft)

13.1 m

(42.98 ft)

DORI (Detect, Observe, Recognize, Identify) is a standard system (EN-62676-4) for defining the ability of a person viewing the video to distinguish persons or objects within a covered area. The numbers in this table do not reflect intelligent function distances. For intelligent function distances, refer to installation and commissioning manual/project design tool.
IVS (Perimeter Protection) Intrusion, tripwire, fast moving (the three functions support the classification and accurate detection of vehicle and human); loitering detection, people gathering, and parking detection
Smart Object Detection Smart abandoned object; smart missing object
AcuPick Uses deep learning algorithms and works with back-end devices to accurately match targets, such as people and motor vehicles, and search through live and recorded videos to quickly locate targets.
Face Detection Face detection; track; snapshot; snapshot optimization; optimal face snapshot upload; face enhancement; face exposure; face attributes extraction including 6 attributes and 8 expressions; face snapshot set as face, one-inch photo or custom; snapshot strategies (real-time snapshot, quality priority and optimization snapshot); face angle filter; optimization time setting
People Counting Tripwire people counting, generating and exporting report (day/week/month/year); people counting in area and queue management, generating and exporting report (day/week/month); 4 rules can be set for tripwire, people counting in area and queue management.
Heat Map Yes
Video Metadata Motor vehicle, non-motor vehicle, face, human body detection; track; snapshot; snapshot optimization; optimal face snapshot upload.
Motor vehicle attributes: vehicle type, vehicle color, vehicle logo and other attributes : seatbelt, smoking, calling.
Non-motor vehicle attributes: type, color, number of people, top type and color, hat.
Human body attributes: gender, top/bottom type and color, bag, hat and umbrella.
Face attributes: gender, age, expressions, glasses, face mask and beard.
Smart Search Work together with Smart NVR to perform refine intelligent search, event extraction and merging to event videos
Smart Sound Detection Yes
Video Compression H.265; H.264; H.264H; H.264B; MJPEG (Only supported by the sub stream)
Smart Codec Smart H.265+; Smart H.264+
AI Coding AI H.265; AI H.264
Video Frame Rate Main stream: 2688 × 1520 (1 fps–25/30 fps) /1920 × 1080 (1 fps–50/60 fps)
Sub stream: D1@(1–25/30 fps)
Third stream: 1080p@(1–25/30 fps)
Fourth stream: 720p@(1–25/30 fps)
*The values above are the max. frame rates of each stream; for multiple streams, the values will be subjected to the total encoding capacity.
Stream Capability 4 streams
Resolution 4M (2688 × 1520); 3.6M (2560 × 1440); 3M (2048 × 1536); 3M (2304 × 1296); 1080p (1920 × 1080); 1.3M (1280 × 960); 720p (1280 × 720); D1 (704 × 576/704 × 480); VGA (640 × 480); CIF (352 × 288/352 × 240)
Bit Rate Control CBR/VBR
Video Bit Rate H.264: 32 kbps–16384 kbps;H.265: 12 kbps–11008 kbps
Day/Night Auto(ICR)/Color/B/W
WDR 140 dB
Scene Self-adaptation (SSA) Yes
White Balance Auto; natural; street lamp; outdoor; manual; regional custom
Gain Control Auto
Noise Reduction 3D NR
Motion Detection OFF/ON (4 areas, rectangular)
Region of Interest (RoI) Yes (4 areas)
Image Stabilization Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)
Smart Illumination Yes
Defog Yes
Image Rotation 0°/90°/180°/270° (Support 90°/270° with 4M (2688 × 1520) resolution and lower)
Mirror Yes
Privacy Masking 8 areas
Built-in MIC Yes
Audio Compression G.711a; G.711Mu; PCM; G.726; G.723
Alarm Event No SD card; SD card full; SD card error; network disconnection; IP conflict; illegal access; motion detection; video tampering; tripwire; intrusion; fast moving; abandoned object; missing object; loitering detection; people gathering; parking detection; scene changing; audio detection; voltage detection; external alarm; face detection; video metadata; SMD; people counting in area; stay detection; people counting; people number error detection; queue people number alarm; queue time alarm; security exception; defocus detection
Network Port RJ-45 (10/100 Enhancement Base-T)
SDK and API Yes
Interoperability ONVIF (Profile S/Profile G/Profile T); CGI
User/Host 20 (Total bandwidth: 80 M)
Storage FTP; SFTP; Micro SD card (support max. 512 GB); NAS
Browser IE: IE 9 and later

Chrome: Chrome 102 and later

Firefox: Firefox 88 and later

Management Software SmartPSS Lite; DSS; DMSS
Mobile Client iOS; Android
Cyber Security Configuration encryption; trusted execution; Digest; security logs; WSSE; account lockout; syslog; video encryption; 802.1x; IP/MAC filtering; HTTPS; trusted upgrade; trusted boot; firmware encryption; generation and importing of X.509 certification
Certifications CE-LVD: EN62368-1;
CE-EMC: Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2014/30/EU;
FCC: 47 CFR FCC Part 15, Subpart B;
UL/CUL: UL62368-1 & CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 62368-1-14
Audio Input 1 channel (RCA port)
Audio Output 1 channel (RCA port)
Alarm Input 2 channels in: wet contact, 5mA 3V–5V DC
Alarm Output 1 channel out: wet contact, 300mA 12V DC
Power Supply 12 VDC/PoE (802.3af)/ePoE
Dual Power Backup When the power adapter and PoE provide power at the same time, disconnect one of them. The device will continue to work, but will not restart.
Power Consumption Basic: 3.7 W (12 VDC); 4.9 W (PoE)
Max. (H.265+ WDR+ Intelligence on+IR on): 9.8 W (12 VDC); 12.3 W (PoE)
Operating Temperature –30 °C to +60 °C (–22 °F to +140 °F)
Operating Humidity ≤95%
Storage Temperature –40 °C to +60 °C (–40 °F to +140 °F)
Storage Humidity 10%–95% (RH), non-condensing
Protection IP67; IK10
Casing Material Metal + plastic
Product Dimensions 273.2 mm × 95.0 mm × 95.0 mm (10.76″ × 3.74″ × 3.74″) (L × W × H)
Net Weight 1.12 kg (2.47 lb)
Gross Weight 1.66 kg (3.66 lb)

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