Dahua IP Camera 5MP IPC-HDW5541T-ZE

Introducing the advanced 5MP IR Vari-focal Eyeball WizMind Network Camera, tailored for the 5541-Z-S3 series.

  • 5MP CMOS sensor delivers high-definition images in low light conditions.
  • Outputs max. 5MP (2960×1668) @25/30 fps for smooth footage.
  • Built-in IR LED provides illumination up to 40m for clear night vision.
  • Flexible encoding options: ROI, SVC, SMART H.264+/H.265+, AI H.264/H.265.
  • Features rotation mode, WDR, 3D NR, HLC, BLC, and digital watermarking for versatile monitoring.
  • Deep learning algorithms enable video metadata, IVS, face detection, object detection, and people counting.
  • Supports max. 512 GB Micro SD card and built-in MIC for comprehensive recording.
  • Power options: 12 VDC/PoE, with ePoE compatibility for reliable operation.
  • IP67 protection ensures durability in harsh environments.
  • Enhanced motion detection with SMD 3.0 technology.

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Unleash Superior Surveillance with Our Advanced Camera

Welcome to a new era of security solutions. Our cutting-edge camera combines state-of-the-art technology with unparalleled performance to safeguard your surroundings with precision and efficiency.

Enhanced Imaging Precision

Featuring a 1/2.7″ CMOS image sensor and a maximum resolution of 2960 (H) × 1668 (V), our camera ensures crystal-clear visuals even in challenging conditions. With a progressive scanning system and an electronic shutter speed ranging from Auto to Manual 1/3 s–1/100,000 s, every moment is captured with utmost clarity.

Optimized Illumination

Experience enhanced visibility with our advanced illumination system. With a minimum illumination of 0.0009 [email protected] (Color, 30IRE) and 0.0005 [email protected] (B/W, 30IRE), supplemented by two IR LED illuminators providing illumination up to 40 meters (131.23 ft), even low-light environments are brought to life.

Intelligent Functionality

Empower your surveillance strategy with intelligent features including IVS (Perimeter Protection), Smart Object Detection, SMD 3.0, AcuPick technology, and AI SSA. From precise intrusion detection to smart abandoned object recognition, our camera ensures proactive security measures.

Comprehensive Video Capabilities

Efficiently compress video data with support for H.265, H.264, H.264H, H.264B, and MJPEG codecs. Enjoy flexible stream management with support for up to 4 streams and resolutions ranging from 5M (2960 × 1668) to CIF (352 × 288/352 × 240).

Robust Security Measures

Rest easy knowing your data is secure with advanced cyber security features including configuration encryption, trusted execution, and video encryption. With certifications including CE, FCC, and UL/CUL, compliance and reliability are assured.

Built to Withstand

Crafted from durable metal and rated IP67 for protection against dust and water ingress, our camera is built to withstand the toughest environments. Operating in temperatures from –30 °C to +60 °C, it ensures reliable performance in any conditions.

Elevate Your Security

Experience the pinnacle of surveillance technology with our advanced camera. Combining cutting-edge features, robust construction, and unmatched reliability, it sets the standard for modern security solutions. Trust in our commitment to innovation and safety for all your security needs.


Image Sensor 1/2.7″ CMOS
Max. Resolution 2960 (H) × 1668 (V)
Scanning System Progressive
Electronic Shutter Speed Auto/Manual 1/3 s–1/100,000 s
Min. Illumination 0.0009 [email protected](Color, 30IRE)
0.0005 [email protected](B/W, 30IRE)
0 lux (Illuminator on)
S/N Ratio >56 dB
Illumination Distance Up to 40 m (131.23 ft) (IR)
Illuminator On/Off Control Auto;Manual
Illuminator Number 2 (IR LED)
Angle Adjustment Pan: 0°–360°
Tilt: 0°–78°
Rotation: 0°–360°
Lens Type Motorized vari-focal
Lens Mount φ14
Focal Length 2.7 mm–13.5 mm
Max. Aperture F1.5
Field of View H: 114°–32°; V: 58°–17°; D: 138°–36°
Iris Control Auto
Close Focus Distance 0.8 m (2.62 ft)
DORI Distance Lens Detect Observe Recognize Identify
W 64.0 m (209.97 ft) 25.6 m

(83.99 ft)

12.8 m

(41.99 ft)

6.4 m

(20.99 ft)

T 210.0 m (688.98 ft) 84.0 m

(275.59 ft)

42.0 m

(137.80 ft)

21.0 m

(68.90 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
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: 2960 × 1668@(1–25/30 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 5M (2960 × 1668); 5M (2880 × 1620); 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–11776 kbps
Day/Night Auto(ICR)/Color/B/W
WDR 120 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)
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; 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
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); 4.8 W (PoE)
Max. (H.265+ WDR+ Intelligence on+IR on): 7 W (12 VDC); 8.5 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
Casing Material Metal
Product Dimensions Φ122.0 mm × 108.3 mm (4.8″ × Φ4.26″)
Net Weight 0.70 kg (1.54 lb)
Gross Weight 0.96 kg (2.12 lb)

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