Transcendent 4 MegaPixel 25× GEN IV IP PTZ with A.I. Facial Recognition and Auto-Tracking

  • 1/2.7” BSI and NIS (Backside-Illuminated and Near-Infrared Sensing) 4 MegaPixel Progressive Scan CMOS STARLIGHT Sensor
  • Up to 4 MegaPixel (2560 × 1440) Max Resolution @ 30fps
  • Ultra High-Speed Pan / Tilt / Zoom with 25× Optical Zoom Lens (4.8-120mm Focal Length)
  • 3.6s Zoom Speed (Optical, Wide-Tele), F1.65~F3.8 Aperture Range
  • Smart IR with up to 525’ (160m) IR Range
  • Smart H.265+/H.265/H.264+/H.264/MJPEG Compression
  • Real-Time Auto Zoom Tracking: Transcendent GEN IV IP PTZ Cameras Feature the Most Advanced PTZ Auto-Tracking Available, Powered by A.I.
  • GEN IV Advanced Analytics: Intrusion Detection, Line Crossing, Region Entrance / Exit, Target Counting (All by Human / Vehicle Classification) Scene Change, Face Detection / Capture
  • Backlight / Highlight Compensation, Auto-White Balance, Gain Control, Day / Night
  • True 120dB WDR (Wide Dynamic Range)
  • 360 Presets, 8 Cruises, up to 16 Presets / Cruise + 4 Tracks (3+ Min. Recording / Track)
  • 1 Ch. Audio In + Out*
  • 1 Ch. Alarm In + Out
  • True Day/Night with ICR Cut Filter with Auto/Manual Gain Control
  • 360° Endless Pan Range, Configurable Speed: .1~200°/s + 240°/s Preset
  • Built-in MicroSD Card Slot, Supporting Local Recording up to 256GB
  • IP66 Ingress Protection + IK10 [Excluding Glass] Impact Rating
  • 12VDC Power (12VDC 3Amps Power Supply Included in Package) or PoE+ (802.3.at, class 3) *PoE Injector Required for PoE Power
  • Reset Button, Heater, Fan, Water Removal with Quick Spinning
  • 1 RJ45 10M/100M Adaptive Ethernet (Supports PoE 802.3.at)
  • Optional Pendant, Semi-Flush, Corner, Pole, and Wall Mounts Available (see rear page)
  • Compact Aluminum Alloy + Plastic (Glass Fiber 15%) Housing
  • 3-Year Warranty

Image Sensor 1/2.7” BSI (Backside-Illuminated) and NRI (Near-Infrared Sensing) Progressive Scan STARLIGHT CMOS Sensor

Pixel Size 2.0um

Effective Pixels 2884(H) × 1624(V)

Resolution 4.0 MegaPixel (2560 ) Resolution @ 30fps

Min. Illumination Color: 0.01 Lux @ (F1.65 AGC On) B/W: 0.002 Lux @ (F1.65 AGC On), 0 Lux w/IR

Image Setting Flip, Mirror, Saturation, Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, AGC, (Adjusted by Client)

Shutter Speed 60Hz (NTSC): 1/30s ~ 1/30,000s, 50Hz (PAL): 1/25s ~1/25,000s

White Balance Auto / Manual / Indoor / Outdoor

Day / Night True Day/Night via ICR Cut Filter with Auto/Manual Gain Control + Schedule

Iris Control Auto / Manual

SNR ≥52dB

DNR XD-DNR (3D-DNR / 2D-DNR) – Auto/Manual

WDR True WDR (120dB)

IR Type / Distance Smart IR – Up to 525’ IR Range (160M)

Smart IR Yes

Image Enhancement Backlight Compensation (BLC), Highlight Compensation (HLC)

Privacy Mask 4 Areas, up to 4 Masks in a Single Frame

Overlay Features  Picture: Custom Logo on video w/ 128x128px, 24bit BMP, OSD: Max 15 Character / Line, 8 Lines, White or Red Font

Lens / Focal Length 4.8~120mm Lens (25x Optical Zoom) w/3.6s Zoom Speed, and Digital Zoom

Zoom Speed Approx. 3.6s (Optical Zoom, Wide Tele)

Field of View (FOV) Horizontal: 55°~2.4° / Vertical: 33°~1.4° / Diagonal: 61.5°~2.8° (Wide-tele) **All listed speeds + / – 5%

Working Distance Wide: 1.0m ~ INF, Tele: 1.5m ~ INF

Aperture Range F1.65 ~ F3.8 (wide-tele)

Iris Type Auto DC-IRIS, 16 Stops

IR Cut type Removable IR Cut filter

D.O.R.I. (US) Detect (8px/ft): 7874’, Observe (19px/ft): 3124’, Recognize (38px/ft): 1575’, Identify (76px/ft): 787’

D.O.R.I. (Metric) Detect (25px/M): 2400M, Observe (63px/M): 952M, Recognize (125px/M): 480M, Identify (250px/M): 240M

Pan Range / Speed 360° Endless, Configurable from .1°/s ~ 200°/s; Preset speed: 240°/s

Tilt Range / Speed -10°~90° [Auto-Flip] / Configurable, from 0.1/s~200°/s, Preset speed: 240°/s

PTZ Features Proportional Zoom, Pwr-Off Memory, 3D Position, PTZ Position Display

Preset / Cruise 360 / 8 Cruises, Up to 16 Presets for Each Cruise

Tracks 4 Tracks, Record Time Over 3 Minutes for Each Track

Scheduled Tasks Preset / Cruise / Track / Random Scan / Boundary Scanning / Dome Reboot

Max Resolution 2560×1440 (16:9 Aspect Ratio)

Main Stream 30fps: 2560×1440,1920×1080,1280×960,1280×720

Sub Stream / Third Stream Sub: 60Hz: 30fps (704 × 480, 640 × 480, 352 × 240) / Third: 30fps @ 1920×1080 (1080p) and Lower

Video Compression (Standards) H.265+/H.265/H.264+/H.264/MJPEG (H.265: H.265 / HEVC Codec MP, Level 5.0, H.264: H.264/AVC codec BP/MP/HP, Level 5.1)

Video Bit Rate 64Kbps to 8Mbps

Audio Compression / Bit Rate G.711A/U / 64Kbps

Deep Learning Engine Supports Face Recognition (FR) up to 15 Human Faces / Sec (max), Human/Vehicle Detection

Smart Auto Tracking Auto Tracking (supports tracking specified target types such as human and vehicle), Manual Tracking

Basic Event Detection Motion detection, Video Tampering, Exception (Network Disconnected, IP Address Conflict, SD Card Full / Error)

Smart Event Detection Trip Wire (+ Bi-Directional), Intrusion / Line Crossing / Region Entering + Exiting, Support Alarm Triggering by Specified Target Types (Human / Vehicle), Un-attended Baggage, Object Removal, Auto / Manual Smart Tracking

GEN IV Advanced Analytics Face Detection (15 faces simultaneously), Detect, Track, Capture + Vehicle / Non Vehicle Detection & Tracking


Audio Interface 1 Audio Input (MIC in), 1 Audio Output, Line Level, Impedance, 600Ω

Alarm Interface 1 Alarm Input (Dry Contact); 1 Alarm Output

Alarm Linkage Alarm Actions, Including Preset, Cruise, Track, Memory Card Video Record, Trigger Recording,
Upload to FTP/Memory, Card, Send Email

Live View Connections Up to 6 Simultaneous Live View Connections

User/Host Up to 16 users, 3 levels: Administrator, Advanced and Normal Users

Security Measures User Authentication (ID and PW), Host authentication (MAC address); HTTPS encryption., IEEE802.1x port-based net account control; IP address filtering

Web Browser Internet Explorer (IE) – Plug-in Required, Edge in IE Mode

API ONVIF, Third-Party Integration


On-Board Storage Built-in microSD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, up to 256GB

Network Interface 1 RJ45 10M/100M Adaptive Ethernet (Support PoE+ 802.3.at)

Thermal / Weather Management Internal Heater and Fan + Quick Spin Water Removal

Reset Button YES

Working Environment -40°F~140°F (-40°C~60°C), 90% RH [STORAGE CONDITIONS: -40°F~158°F (-40°C~70°C), 95% RH]

Cold Start -22F / – 30°C (30 Minutes Waiting Time), 90% RH

Weather / Impact / Protection IP66 + IK10 (Excl. Glass Window), 6000V (Lightning, Surge, and Voltage Transient Protection)

Power 12VDC** @ 3amps, PoE+ (23W with IR on, PTZ on, Heater + Fan on) **Power Supply Included

Dimensions and Weight 6.81” × 10.51” (173mm × 268mm), NET: 4.85lb (2.2kg) / SHIPPING:  7.50lb (3.4kg)

*Please research local, state and federal laws regarding the implementation of audio surveillance


The Transcendent VT-TPTZ25HRAN-4PNL NDAA Compliant High-Speed IP Pan / Tilt / Zoom (25X Optical) Camera with Programmable (Smart) Auto-Tracking, features a Deep-Learning Engine with a powerful Computer Vision and Digital Signal Processor. This supports multiple Advanced Analytic functions including Face Recognition (FR), and Vehicle / Human Detection. Up to 15 targets (vehicle, human, 2-wheel) can be simultaneously detected with real-time Auto Zoom tracking. It also features IP66 Ingress Protection and Smart IR with a range of over 500’. Power supply included in package. 

60 Watt POE Mid-Span Injector, 4-Pair Compliant

Semi-Flush Ceiling Mount

Gasket Universal Wall Mount for Transcendent IP PTZ Cameras

Pendant/Ceiling Mount

Universal Transcendent Pole Mount Adapter – White (reqs. VT-TPT25HR-WMG)

Universal Transcendent Corner Adapter – White (reqs. VT-TPT25HR-WMG)

Spec Sheet

VT-TPTZ25HRAN-4PNL: Spec Sheet

Quick Start

VT-TPTZ25HRAN-4PNL: Quick Start




Transcendent VMS for Mac OSX: Manual


Transcendent VMS for Windows: Manual


Transcendent IP Tool 3.0


Transcendent VMS for Windows:
32 Bit


Transcendent VMS for Windows:
64 Bit


Transcendent VMS for macOS


Control4 Streaming Driver for Transcendent IP Cameras

Additional information

01 - Product Series

Transcendent Series

02 - Megapixels

4 Megapixel

03 - Housing Type


04 - Housing Color


05 - Analytics

GEN IV Advanced Analytics

06 - Lens

Motorized Auto Focus

07 - Low Light

Smart IR, Starlight

08 - IR Range

501' & Above

10 - Audio Input

Audio Input

11 - Audio Output

Audio Output

12 - 2-Way Audio

Yes – 2 Way Audio

13 - Weather Resistance

IK10 Impact Resistance, IP66 Weather Resistant

14 - Power Input

12VDC, PoE+

15 - Compliance

NDAA Compliant, ONVIF Compliant