With a vandal-resistant rating of IK10, the Sony SNC-ZM550 Network Mini Dome Camera features IPELA Hybrid - Sony’s IP over-coax technology - allowing customers to migrate easily to HD IP video surveillance systems, utilizing existing analog infrastructure, such as cables, power supplies, switchers, controllers and monitors, thus minimizing investment in new infrastructure. IPELA Hybrid offers a cost effective and environmentally friendly installation. This camera is capable of simultaneously transmitting analog SD and IP HD images over a single coaxial cable
The SNC-ZM551 offers dual streaming, which can feature any combination of 3 industry-standard compression formats - JPEG, MPEG-4 and H.264 – meaning that the camera uses the optimum compression format for every kind of data. The camera also offers a built-in variable focus lens, 1280 x 1024 maximum HD resolution, as well as the 1/3" type Exmor CMOS sensor for high image quality and low noise.