Dahua IP Camera 5MP IPC-HFW5541E-ZE

Introducing the 5MP IR Vari-focal Bullet WizMind Network Camera, designed for the 5541-Z-S3 series.

  • 5MP CMOS sensor delivers high-definition images with low luminance.
  • Outputs max. 5MP (2960×1668) @25/30 fps for clear video.
  • Built-in IR LED with a 60m illumination distance for enhanced 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 algorithm supports advanced features such as video metadata, smart sound detection, IVS, face detection, object detection, and people counting.
  • Alarm: 2 in, 1 out; audio: 1 in, 1 out; supports max. 512GB Micro SD card, built-in MIC.
  • Power supply options: 12 VDC/PoE, with ePoE compatibility.
  • IP67 and IK10 protection ensure durability in challenging environments.
  • Enhanced motion detection with SMD 3.0.

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Cutting-Edge Surveillance Camera for Comprehensive Security Solutions

Enhance your surveillance capabilities with our advanced camera, meticulously crafted to deliver unmatched performance in diverse environments. From high-resolution imaging to intelligent detection features, this camera is engineered to meet the most demanding security requirements.

High-Resolution Imaging

Equipped with a 1/2.7″ CMOS image sensor, our camera delivers exceptional clarity with a maximum resolution of 2960 (H) × 1668 (V). Its progressive scanning system and customizable electronic shutter speed ensure precise image capture under various lighting conditions.

Superior Low-Light Visibility

Experience superior visibility even in low-light conditions with a minimum illumination of 0.0009 [email protected] (Color, 30 IRE) and 0.0005 [email protected] (B/W, 30 IRE). The built-in IR illuminators provide illumination up to 60 meters (196.85 ft), ensuring reliable surveillance day and night.

Intelligent Detection and Analysis

Take proactive security measures with advanced intelligence features such as IVS (Perimeter Protection), Smart Object Detection, and SMD 3.0. From intrusion detection to abandoned object recognition, our camera offers comprehensive surveillance capabilities.

Smart Video Management

Efficiently manage video data with support for H.265, H.264, and MJPEG compression formats. With the ability to handle up to four streams and a wide range of resolutions, our camera offers flexible and efficient video management tailored to your needs.

Robust Construction

Built to withstand harsh environmental conditions, our camera features a rugged metal casing with an IP67 weatherproof and IK10 vandal-proof rating. It operates flawlessly in temperatures ranging from –30 °C to +60 °C, making it ideal for indoor and outdoor installations.

Advanced Cyber Security

Rest assured knowing your data is secure with advanced cyber security features, including configuration encryption and video encryption. Our camera complies with CE, FCC, and UL/CUL certifications, ensuring reliability and compliance with industry standards.

Empower Your Security Infrastructure

Experience the next level of surveillance performance with our advanced camera. Combining cutting-edge technology with robust construction, it sets the standard for modern security solutions. Trust in our commitment to innovation and reliability for all your surveillance 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, 30 IRE)
0.0005 [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–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

(275.89 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
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: 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; 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, 5 mA 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: 3.6 W (12 VDC); 4.7 W (PoE)
Max. (H.265+ WDR+ Intelligence on+IR on): 10.4 W (12 VDC); 13.0 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
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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