Dahua IP Camera 4MP IPC-HFW5442H-Z4HE

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

  • High-definition 4-MP CMOS sensor ensures clear imaging in low light conditions.
  • Capture detailed footage at 25/30 fps.
  • Built-in IR LED with a maximum illumination distance of 120m for enhanced night vision.
  • Advanced encoding technologies optimize bandwidth and storage usage for various environments.
  • Versatile features including rotation mode, WDR, and 3D NR adapt to different monitoring scenarios.
  • Deep learning algorithms enable intelligent features such as video metadata and object detection.
  • Comprehensive alarm support with 3 inputs and 2 outputs, audio input and output, RS-485, and analog output.
  • Dual built-in MIC for enhanced audio recording.
  • Flexible power options with 24 VAC/12 VDC/PoE supply and ePoE compatibility.
  • Weatherproof (IP67) and vandal-resistant (IK10) design with optional anti-corrosion model ensures durability.
  • Additional features include heater for extreme conditions and SMD 3.0 for enhanced security.

Upgrade your surveillance system with the 4MP IR Vari-focal Bullet WizMind Camera for reliable performance and advanced functionality.

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  • Image Sensor: 1/1.8″ CMOS
  • Max. Resolution: 2688 × 1520
  • 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
  • Illumination Distance: Up to 120 m (393.70 ft) (IR)
  • Illuminator 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: Module
  • Focal Length: 8 mm–32 mm
  • Max. Aperture: F1.6
  • Field of View:
    • H: 43°–15°; V: 24°–9°; D: 50°–17°
  • Iris Control: Auto
  • Iris Control Type: P-Iris
  • Close Focus Distance: 1.5 m (4.92 ft)


  • Supports various intelligent functions including IVS (Perimeter Protection), Smart Object Detection, SMD (Smart Motion Detection), AcuPick, AI SSA, Face Detection, People Counting, Heat Map, Smart Search, and Smart Sound Detection.


  • Supports various compression formats including H.265, H.264, H.264H, H.264B, MJPEG.
  • Smart Codec: Smart H.265+, Smart H.264+
  • AI Coding: AI H.265, AI H.264
  • Supports multiple streams and resolutions.
  • Day/Night functionality, WDR, Scene Self-adaptation (SSA), and other image enhancements.
  • Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)


  • Built-in dual microphone and support for various audio compression formats.
  • Audio input/output ports.


  • Comprehensive alarm event support including motion detection, video tampering, intrusion detection, and more.
  • Alarm input/output ports.


  • RJ-45 (10/100 Enhancement Base-T) network port.
  • Supports various network protocols and interoperability standards.


  • Supports FTP, SFTP, Micro SD card (up to 512 GB), and NAS storage options.


  • Browser support for IE, Chrome, Firefox.
  • Management software includes SmartPSS Lite, DSS, DMSS.
  • Mobile client support for iOS and Android.

Cyber Security:

  • Various security measures including configuration encryption, trusted execution, and certification.

Power and Environment:

  • Power options include 12 VDC/24 VAC/PoE (802.3at)/ePoE.
  • Operating temperature: –40 °C to +60 °C (–40 °F to +140 °F).
  • IP67 and IK10 protection ratings.


  • Metal + plastic casing, dimensions: 345.6 mm × 134.2 mm × 135.1 mm (13.61″ × 5.28″ × 5.32″) (L × W × H), weight: 1.6 kg (3.53 lb) net, 2.4 kg (5.29 lb) gross.


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 120 m (393.70 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 Module
Focal Length 8 mm–32 mm
Max. Aperture F1.6
Field of View H: 43°–15°; V: 24°–9°; D: 50°–17°
Iris Control Auto
Iris Control Type P-Iris
Close Focus Distance 1.5 m (4.92 ft)
DORI Distance Lens Detect Observe Recognize Identify
W 147.3 m (483.27 ft) 58.9 m

(193.24 ft)

29.5 m

(96.78 ft)

14.7 m

(48.23 ft)

T 395.0 m (1295.93 ft) 158.0 m

(518.37 ft)

79.0 m

(259.19 ft)

39.5 m

(129.59 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, built-in dual Mic
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
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, UL 50E NEMA Type 4X (optional)
RS-485 1 (baud rate range:1200 bps–115200 bps)
Audio Input 1 channel (terminal)
Audio Output 1 channel (terminal)
Alarm Input 3 channels in: wet contact, 5mA 3V–5V DC
Alarm Output 2 channels out: dry contact, 1,000mA 30V DC/500mA 50V AC
Analog Output 1 channel (CVBS output: BNC)
Power Output 12 VDC power output, max. current 165 mA, peak current 700 mA
Power Supply 12 VDC/24 VAC/PoE (802.3at)/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: 4.9 W (12 VDC); 6.2 W (24 VAC); 5.9 W (PoE)
Max. (Focus+WDR+ Intelligence on+IR on): 13.3 W (12 VDC); 16.3 W (24 VAC); 16.4 W (PoE)
Heating: 3 W (12 VDC); 3.8 W (24 VAC); 3.9 W (PoE)
Operating Temperature –40 °C to +60 °C (–40 °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 345.6 mm × 134.2 mm × 135.1 mm (13.61″ × 5.28″ × 5.32″) (L × W × H)
Net Weight 1.6 kg (3.53 lb)
Gross Weight 2.4 kg (5.29 lb)

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