Dahua IP Camera 8MP IPC-HFW5842T-SE

Introducing the 8MP IR Fixed-focal Bullet WizMind Network Camera, exclusively compatible with the 5842-ASE-S3 series.

  • 8MP CMOS image sensor delivers high-definition images with low luminance.
  • Outputs max. 8MP (3840×2160) @25/30fps for clear and detailed footage.
  • Built-in IR LED provides illumination up to 80m for enhanced night vision.
  • Flexible encoding options: ROI, SVC, SMART H.264+/H.265+, AI H.264/H.265, optimizing bandwidth and storage.
  • Features rotation mode, WDR, 3D NR, HLC, BLC, and digital watermarking for versatile monitoring.
  • Deep learning algorithm enables advanced features like video metadata, IVS, face detection, object detection, and people counting.
  • Supports max. 512GB Micro SD card and built-in MIC for comprehensive recording.
  • Power supply options: 12V DC/PoE, with ePoE compatibility.
  • IP67 and IK10 protection ensure durability and reliability in harsh environments.
  • Enhanced motion detection with SMD 3.0 technology.

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Cutting-Edge Surveillance Camera for Enhanced Security

Introducing our latest surveillance camera, meticulously engineered to provide unparalleled performance and reliability, ensuring comprehensive security for your premises.

Crystal Clear Imaging

Featuring a state-of-the-art 1/1.8″ CMOS image sensor, this camera boasts a maximum resolution of 3840 (H) × 2160 (V), delivering stunningly clear and detailed imagery, day or night.

Exceptional Low-Light Visibility

With an incredibly low minimum illumination of 0.0008 [email protected] (Color, 30 IRE) and 0.0004 [email protected] (B/W, 30 IRE), even in the darkest environments, you can rely on this camera to capture clear and detailed footage.

Intelligent Detection and Analysis

Equipped with advanced intelligence features such as EPTZ, IVS (Perimeter Protection), Smart Object Detection, SMD 3.0, and AcuPick technology, this camera ensures proactive threat detection and swift response.

Advanced Facial Recognition

Benefit from precise facial recognition capabilities, including face detection, tracking, snapshot optimization, and more. With the ability to extract detailed facial attributes and expressions, this camera offers unparalleled accuracy in identifying individuals.

Comprehensive Video Management

Effortlessly 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 suit your specific needs.

Robust Construction

Built to withstand the harshest environmental conditions, this camera features a rugged metal casing and boasts IP67 weatherproof and IK10 vandal-proof ratings, ensuring reliable operation in any scenario.

Seamless Integration and Management

Enjoy 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 for easy integration.

Enhanced Security Features

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

Elevate Your Security Strategy

Experience the pinnacle of surveillance technology with our advanced camera. Designed to meet the most demanding security requirements, 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 0.0008 [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 80 m (262.47 ft) (IR)
Illuminator On/Off Control Auto;Manual
Illuminator Number 4 (IR LED)
Angle Adjustment Pan: 0°–360°
Tilt: 0°–90°
Rotation: 0°–360°
Lens Type Fixed-focal
Lens Mount M12
Focal Length 2.8 mm; 3.6 mm; 6 mm
Max. Aperture F1.6
Field of View 2.8 mm: H: 110°; V: 57°; D: 134°
3.6 mm: H: 87°; V: 49°; D: 99°
6 mm: H: 60°; V: 35°; D: 68°
Iris Control Fixed
Close Focus Distance 2.8 mm: 1.9 m (6.23 ft)
3.6 mm: 2.3 m (7.55 ft)
6 mm: 4.0 m (13.12 ft)
DORI Distance Lens Detect Observe Recognize Identify
2.8 mm 89.2 m (292.65 ft) 35.7 m

(117.13 ft)

17.8 m

(58.40 ft)

8.9 m

(29.20 ft)

3.6 mm 98.0 m (321.52 ft) 39.2 m

(128.61 ft)

19.6 m

(64.30 ft)

9.8 m

(32.15 ft)

6 mm 140.0 m (459.32 ft) 56.0 m

(183.73 ft)

28.0 m

(91.86 ft)

14.0 m

(45.93 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 (gender, age, glasses, expressions, mask, and beard) and 8 expressions (angry, sad, disgusted, scared, surprised, calm, happy, confused); face beautifying; 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: 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 × 1535); 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)
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
LDC Yes (only 2.8mm/3.6mm supports)
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; 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 Video encryption;Firmware encryption;Configuration encryption;Digest;WSSE;Account lockout;Security logs;IP/MAC filtering;Generation and importing of X.509 certification;syslog;HTTPS;802.1x;Trusted boot;Trusted execution;Trusted upgrade
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: 4.1 W (12 VDC); 5.2 W (PoE)
Max. (H.265+ WDR+ Intelligence on+IR on): 8.3 W (12 VDC); 9.8 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
Product Dimensions 244.1 mm × 79.0 mm × 75.9 mm (9.61″ × 3.11″ × 2.99″) (L × W × H)
Net Weight 0.82 kg (1.81 lb)
Gross Weight 1.08 kg (2.38 lb)

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