Dahua IP Camera 8MP IPC-HFW5842H-ZHE

Introducing the 8MP IR Vari-focal Bullet WizMind Network Camera, tailored for the 5842-Z-S3 series.

  • 8MP 1/1.8″ CMOS image sensor ensures high-definition imaging with low luminance.
  • Outputs max. 8MP (3840×2160) @25/30fps for detailed footage.
  • Built-in IR LED provides illumination up to 60m for clear night vision.
  • Supports ROI, SVC, SMART H.264+/H.265+, AI H.264/H.265 for efficient coding.
  • Features rotation mode, WDR, 3D NR, HLC, BLC, and digital watermarking for versatile monitoring.
  • Advanced deep learning algorithm enables video analytics including metadata, sound detection, IVS, face detection, object detection, and people counting.
  • Multiple alarm inputs and outputs, audio input/output, RS-485, analog output, power output.
  • Supports max. 512GB Micro SD card storage and features built-in dual Mic for audio recording.
  • Power options: 24VAC/12VDC/PoE, with ePoE compatibility.
  • IP67 and IK10 rated for durability, with optional anti-corrosion model.
  • Enhanced motion detection with SMD 3.0 technology and heater for adverse weather conditions.

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Cutting-Edge Surveillance Camera for Advanced Security

Introducing our latest surveillance camera, engineered to provide exceptional performance and reliability for your security needs.

Superior Imaging Quality

Equipped with a high-resolution 1/1.8″ CMOS image sensor, this camera delivers stunning 4K resolution video, ensuring clear and detailed footage for effective surveillance.

Enhanced Low-Light Performance

With an impressively low minimum illumination of 0.0007 [email protected] (Color, 30 IRE) and 0.0003 [email protected] (B/W, 30 IRE), coupled with powerful IR illuminators reaching up to 60 meters (196.85 ft), this camera excels in low-light conditions, ensuring round-the-clock surveillance with exceptional clarity.

Intelligent Detection and Analysis

Featuring advanced intelligence capabilities such as IVS (Perimeter Protection), Smart Object Detection, and SMD 3.0, this camera offers precise detection and analysis of potential threats, enabling proactive security measures.

Motorized Vari-focal Lens

The motorized vari-focal lens allows for flexible adjustment of the focal length from 2.7 mm to 12.0 mm, providing versatile coverage options. With a maximum aperture of F1.2 and P-Iris control, the lens ensures optimal image quality in various lighting conditions.

Comprehensive Video Management

Supporting multiple compression formats including H.265, H.264, and MJPEG, this camera offers flexible video streaming options with up to four streams, catering to diverse surveillance requirements.

Robust Construction for Any Environment

Built to withstand the harshest conditions, this camera features an IP67 weatherproof rating and IK10 vandal-resistant housing, ensuring reliable operation in both indoor and outdoor environments.

Advanced Cyber Security Features

Protect your surveillance system from unauthorized access and cyber threats with advanced encryption techniques, account lockout, IP/MAC filtering, and comprehensive cyber security measures.

Elevate Your Security Strategy

Experience the ultimate in surveillance technology with our advanced camera. Designed to meet the most demanding security requirements, it provides unparalleled performance and reliability for all your surveillance needs. Trust in our commitment to innovation and security for enhanced peace of mind.


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 0.0007 [email protected] (Color, 30 IRE)
0.0003 [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–12.0 mm
Max. Aperture F1.2
Field of View H: 112°–48°; V: 58°–27°; D: 137°–55°
Iris Control Auto
Iris Control Type P-Iris
Close Focus Distance 1.75 m (5.74 ft)
DORI Distance Lens Detect Observe Recognize Identify
W 87.6 m (287.40 ft) 35.0 m

(114.83 ft)

17.5 m

(57.41 ft)

8.8 m

(28.87 ft)

T 186.6 m (612.20 ft) 74.6 m

(244.75 ft)

37.3 m

(122.38 ft)

18.7 m

(61.35 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: 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 × 1728/2592 × 1944); 4M (2688 × 1520); 3.6M (2560 × 1440); 3M (2048 × 1535/2304 × 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)
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: 4.5 W (12 VDC); 5.6 W (24 VAC); 6 W (PoE)
Max. (Focus+WDR+ Intelligence on+IR on): 13.5 W (12 VDC); 15.3 W (24 VAC); 16.9 W (PoE)
Heating: 3 W (12 VDC); 3.6 W (24 VAC); 3.8 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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