Dahua IP Camera 8MP IPC-HF5842F-ZE

Introducing the 8MP Box WizMind Network Camera, tailored for the 5842-Z-S3 series.

  • 8MP CMOS image sensor ensures high-definition images with low luminance.
  • Outputs max. 8MP (3840×2160) @25/30 fps for detailed footage.
  • Features ROI, SVC, SMART H.264+/H.265+, AI H.264/H.265 for flexible coding.
  • Includes rotation mode, WDR, 3D NR, HLC, BLC, and digital watermarking for versatile monitoring.
  • Deep learning algorithm supports advanced features like video metadata, smart sound detection, IVS, face detection, object detection, and people counting.
  • Alarm: 2 in, 2 out; audio: 2 in, 1 out; 485; BNC; supports max. 512GB Micro SD card, built-in MIC.
  • Supports P-Iris for precise iris control.
  • Power supply options: 12V DC/24V AC/PoE, with ePoE compatibility.
  • Additional 12V DC power output for easy installation.
  • Enhanced motion detection with SMD 3.0 technology.

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Advanced Surveillance Camera for Comprehensive Security Solutions

Experience next-level surveillance capabilities with our cutting-edge camera, designed to provide unmatched performance and reliability in safeguarding your premises.

High-Resolution Imaging

Equipped with a powerful 1/1.8″ CMOS image sensor, this camera delivers exceptional clarity with a maximum resolution of 3840 (H) × 2160 (V). Whether it’s day or night, experience crisp and detailed imagery for comprehensive surveillance.

Enhanced Low-Light Visibility

With a remarkable minimum illumination of 0.0007 [email protected] (Color, 30 IRE) and 0.0003 [email protected] (B/W, 30 IRE) when used with a 10mm–40mm lens, this camera ensures clear and detailed footage even in challenging lighting conditions.

Intelligent Detection and Analysis

Utilize advanced intelligence features including EPTZ, IVS (Perimeter Protection), Smart Object Detection, SMD 3.0, and AcuPick technology to detect and respond to potential threats proactively. From intrusion detection to people counting, this camera offers comprehensive security solutions.

Comprehensive Video Management

Efficiently manage your video data with support for various compression formats including H.265, H.264, and MJPEG. Enjoy flexible video streaming options with support for up to four streams and a wide range of resolutions to meet your specific requirements.

Advanced Cyber Security

Rest assured knowing your data is secure with advanced cyber security features including configuration encryption, video encryption, and comprehensive certification compliance. Protect your surveillance system from potential cyber threats and unauthorized access.

Rugged Construction

Built to withstand the harshest environmental conditions, this camera features a robust metal casing ensuring reliable operation in extreme weather conditions. With an IP67 weatherproof rating, it offers protection against dust and water ingress.

Seamless Integration and Management

Benefit from seamless integration with leading surveillance management software and mobile clients. With support for ONVIF and comprehensive SDK/API, this camera offers compatibility with a wide range of third-party systems, enabling easy integration into your existing security infrastructure.

Elevate Your Security Strategy

Experience the ultimate in 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 1/1.8″ CMOS
Max. Resolution 3840 (H) × 2160 (V)
Scanning System Progressive
Electronic Shutter Speed Auto/Manual 1/3 s–1/100,000 s
Min. Illumination With 10mm–40mm lens:
0.0007 [email protected] (Color, 30 IRE)
0.0003 [email protected] (B/W, 30 IRE)
S/N Ratio >56 dB
Lens Mount C/CS
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: 3840 × 2160@(1–25/30 fps)
Sub stream: D1@(1–25/30 fps)
Third stream: 1080p@(1–25/30 fps)
Fourth stream: 720p@(1–10 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 8M (3840 × 2160); 6M (3072 × 2048); 5M (3072 × 1728); 5M (2592 × 1944); 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–13568 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
RS-485 1 (baud rate range:1200 bps–115200 bps)
Audio Input 2 channels (3.5mm JACK port)
Audio Output 1 channel (3.5mm JACK port)
Alarm Input 2 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 (802.3af)/ePoE
Power Consumption Basic: 6.3 W (12 VDC); 6.4 W (24 VAC); 6.7 W (PoE)
Max. (H.265+ WDR+ Intelligence on): 10.2 W (12 VDC); 11.8 W (24 VAC); 12.0 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
Casing Material Metal
Product Dimensions 161.6 mm × 86.8 mm × 74.0 mm (6.36″ × 3.42″ × 2.91″) (L × W × H)
Net Weight 0.76 kg (1.68 lb)
Gross Weight 0.98 kg (2.16 lb)

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