Transcendent 4 Megapixel “Mini” 4X IP Auto-Tracking PTZ Camera w/Face Detection & Active Deterrence

  • 1/2.7” Progressive Scan CMOS STARLIGHT Sensor with Backside Illuminated and Near Infrared Technology
  • Backside Illumination (BSI) Technology improves performance in low light conditions, and Near-Infrared (NIR) Technology produces higher quality images and improved distant object capture in all light conditions
  • Up to 4 MegaPixel (2560×1440) Max Resolution @ 30fps
  • Hi-Speed Pan/Tilt/Zoom w/ 4×Optical Zoom Lens (2.8-12mm Focal Length)
  • 1.6s Zoom Speed (Optical, Wide-Tele), F1.6~F2.7 Aperture Range
  • Smart IR with up to 165’ (50m) 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
  • Active Deterrence: Flashes Ultra Bright White Light [up to 100’] and Emits Predefined / Custom Audio Warnings within a Given Area. Supports 10 Voice / Audio Clips (Alarm Range <100’, Voice Recording <25’), Back/Highlight Compensation, Auto-White Balance, Gain Cntrl, Day/Night
  • True 120dB WDR (Wide Dynamic Range)
  • PTZ: 300 Presets, 8 Cruises, 16 Presets/Cruise + 4 Tracks (3 Min. / Track)
  • 0~355° Pan Range, Configurable Speed: 0.1~80°/s, 80°/s Preset
  • 1 Ch. Audio In + Out + Built-in Mic + Speaker*, 1 Ch. Alarm In + Out
  • True Day/Night with ICR Cut Filter with Auto/Manual Gain Control
  • Built-in MicroSD Card Slot, Supporting Local Recording up to 256GB
  • IP66 Ingress Protection + IK10 [Including Glass] Impact Rating
  • 12VDC Power or PoE+ (802.3.at, class 3)
  • Built-in Temp Sensor [Triggers Auto Shut-Down], Heater [auto @ cold start]
  • 1 RJ45 10M/100M Adaptive Ethernet (Supports PoE+ 802.3.at)
  • Numerous Mounting Options and Adapters Available
  • Compact Aluminum Alloy + Plastic (Glass Fiber 15%) Housing
  • 3-Year Warranty

Image Sensor 1/2.7” Progressive Scan CMOS STARLIGHT Sensor with Backside Illuminated and Near Infrared Technology
*Backside Illumination (BSI) Technology improves performance in low light conditions, and Near-Infrared (NIR) Technolgy produces higher quality images and improved distant object capture in all light conditions

Min. Illumination Color: 0.01 Lux @ (F1.6 AGC ON), B/W: 0.002 Lux @(F1.6 AGC ON), 0 Lux with IR

Image Setting Flip, Mirror, Saturation, Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, AGC, and Auto White Balance adjusted by client

Shutter Speed 60Hz: 1/30s~1/30,000s, 50Hz: 1/25s~1/25,000s,

White Balance Auto/Manual/Indoor/Outdoor

Gain Auto/Manual

Day  & Night Auto/Manual

Aperture control N/A

S/N Ratio ≥52dB

3D DNR Auto/Manual

AE Enhancement Backlight Control, Highlight Control, Wide Dynamic Range

Privacy Mask 4 Programmable Privacy Masks

Picture overlay Logo / jpg can be overlaid on video (128×128 pixels), 24bits BMP format

Font overlay Max 15 Characters per Line, 8 Lines Max, WhitE or Red Color

Focus length f=2.8-12mm Lens, 4× Optical

Zoom Speed About 1.6 Seconds (wide-tele)

Field of View Horizontal: 97°to 31°±5%,Vertical: 51°to 18°±5%, Diagonal: 115°to 36°±5% (wide-tele)

Working distance Wide: 0.3m ~ INF, tele: 0.5m ~ INF

Aperture Range F1.6~ F2.7 (wide-tele)

DORI: DETECT (25px/m), OBSERVE (63px/m), RECOGNIZE (125px/m), IDENTIFY (250px/m)

2.8mm:                               12mm:
223 ft (68m)                       678.1 ft (206.7m)
88.9ft (27.1m)                    269.0 ft (82m)
44.6ft(13.6m)                     135.5 ft (41.3m)
22.3ft (6.8m)                      68ft (20.7m)

Day / Night True Day / Night by ICR

Pan Range 0~355°

Pan speed Configurable, from 0.1~80°/s, Preset speed: 80°/s

Tilt Range From -5°to 90°

Tilt Speed Configurable, from 0.1°~ 60°/s, Preset speed: 60°/s

Proportional Zoom Yes

Preset 300

Cruises 8 cruises, up to 16 presets for each cruises

Tracks 4 Tracks, Record Time  180 seconds (3 min) per Track

Power off Memory Yes

Action Mode Preset / Cruise / Trace / Auto Scan / Random Scan

3D Positioning Yes

PTZ Position Display Yes

Schedule Task Preset / Cruise / Trace / Random Scan / Boundary Scanning / Dome Reboot

IR Distance Up to 165ft (50m)

IR 4pcs of IR Array into 2 Groups, Auto Switch with Zoom Ratio

Smart IR Yes

White Light 2pcs of White LED Array

White Light Distance Up to 100′ (30m)

White light Mode Flash Mode (2 × Brightness), Time Interval Adjustable

Max Resolution 2560×1440

Main stream 30fps (2560×1440, 2048×1536, 1920×1080, 1280×960, 1280×720), 25fps (2560×1440, 2048×1536, 1920×1080, 1280×960, 1280×720)

Sub stream 30fps (704 × 480, 640 × 480, 352 × 240), 25fps (704 × 576, 640 × 480, 352 × 288)

Third Stream 30fps (1280 × 720, 704 × 480, 640 × 480, 352 × 240), 25fps (1280 × 720, 704 × 576, 640 × 480, 352 × 288)

Video compression Smart H.265+ / H.265 / H.264+ / H.264 / MJPEG

H.264 Encoder H.264 / AVC codec BP / MP / HP, level 5.1

H.265 Encoder H.265 / HEVC codec MP, level 5.0

Video bit rate 64Kbps ~ 16Mbps

Audio Compression G.711 A / U

Audio bit rate 64Kbps


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

Security Measures User authentication (ID and PW), Host authentication (MAC address), HTTPS encryption, IEEE802.1x Port-based Network Access Control, IP Address Filtering

Basic Event Motion Detection, Video tampering Alarm, Exception (Network Disconnected, IP address conflict, SD full, SD error)

Face Detection Max 15 Human Faces per Scene, Support Face Capture, Tracking, Comparison, Edge Storage

Road traffic Vehicle Detecting and Tracking, etc.

Smart Detection Tripwire, Bi-directional Tripwire, Intrusion Detection, Region Entrance / Exit Detection

Smart Tracking Vehicle Human Detecting and Tracking

Active Deterrence Flashes Ultra Bright White Light [up to 100’] and Emits Predefined / Custom Audio Warnings within a Given Area. Supports 10 Voice / Audio Clips [Alarm Range <100’, Voice Recording <25’].

Bi-Directional Audio Two-Way Talk Support

Ext. Audio Interface 1-ch audio input(mic in), 2.0-2.4Vp-p,1kΩ±10%, 1-ch audio output (line out), line level, impedance:600 Ω

Built-in Speaker 4Ω, 2.5Watt. Rotation with Camera Lens Direction, Audible up to 95ft (30m) Distance

Built-in Mic 1 CH, Rotation with Camera Lens Direction, up to 26ft (8m) Distance Voice Recordable

Audio Device Switch Default Built-in Speaker and Mic, Manually Switch to External

Alarm Interface 1CH Alarm Input (Dry contact), 1CH Alarm Output

Alarm Linkage Alarm Actions, such as Preset, Cruise, Trace, Memory Card Video Record, Trigger Recording, Notify Surveillance Center, Upload to FTP / Memory Card, Send Email, etc.

Network Interface 1 RJ45 10M/100M Adaptive Ethernet (Supports PoE+ )

Storage Slot Support MicroSD / TF card, up to 256GB

Serial interface [RS485/232] No

Auxiliary Video Out – CVBS No

Reset button Yes

Heat and Fan Built-in Temperature Sensor, Auto Shut-down due to Over-heating, Auto-warming at Cold Start. No built-in fan.

Water Management Dust and Water-Resistant Coating for Lens Cover

API ONVIF, support  SDK and Third-Party Management Platform

Client Transcendent VMS, and the third-party client, Free iOS and Android App Included

Web Browser IE8-11 Edge in IE mode

Languages English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish, Chinese

Power DC12V±20%, 3000mA, PoE+ (802.3.at), max 16.2 Watts in Daylight,
20.2 Watts at night (LED+ Speaker on + PT Rotation)

Working Conditions -40°F ~ 158°F (-40°C ~ 70°C) IR off, -40°F ~ 140°F IR on, Cold start -13°F (1 hr waiting period), ≤90%RH

Storage Conditions -40°F ~ 158°F  (-40°C ~ 70°C), ≤ 95% RH

Protection 6000V Lightning Protection, Surge Protection and Voltage Transient Protection

Shield Material Main Body: Aluminum Alloy (ADC12), Accents: Polymer (Glass Fiber and Plastic)

Dimensions Dia x Height 5.12” × 6.40” (130mm × 162.5mm)

Weight (NET, GROSS) 2.654lb (1.2kg), 3.6lb (1.7kg)

Ingress and Impact Protection IP66 + IK10 (Including Lens Window)

Certification ROHS, CE, FC, UKCA, 3C

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


The Transcendent VT-TPTZ4AD-4M NDAA Compliant “Mini” High-Speed IP Pan / Tilt / Zoom (4X 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 Detection (FD), and Vehicle / Human Detection. Multiple targets can be simultaneously detected with real-time Auto Zoom tracking, and the Active Deterrence supports custom audio warnings and flashing white lights. This model also features IP66 Ingress Protection, IK10 Impact Rating (including the lens window), and Smart IR with a range of up to 165’. All of this is delivered within a compact PTZ that will easily meet the demands of a wide variety of surveillance areas including retail areas, warehouses, residential communities, schools, ports, hospitals, and more.  *VT-TPTZ4AD-4M BRACKET Mounting Adaptor Included in Package

Optional Pedestal Mount – White

Optional Wall Mount – White

Optional Junction Box for Cable Management – White

Spec Sheet

VT-TPTZ4AD-4M: Spec Sheet

Quick Start

VT-TPTZ4AD-4M: 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 - IPC - 01 - Product Series

Active Deterrence, Transcendent Series

01 - IPC - 02 - Megapixels

4 Megapixel

01 - IPC - 03 - Housing Type


01 - IPC - 04 - Housing Color


01 - IPC - 05 - Analytics

GEN IV Advanced Analytics

01 - IPC - 06 - Lens

Motorized Auto Focus

01 - IPC - 07 - Low Light

Matrix IR, Starlight, White Light

01 - IPC - 08 - IR Range (Feet)


01 - IPC - 09 - White Light Range (Feet)

White Light 101-200'

01 - IPC - 10 - Audio Input

Audio Input, Built-in-Mic

01 - IPC - 11 - Audio Output

Audio Output, Built-in Speaker

01 - IPC - 12 - 2-Way Audio

Yes – 2 Way Audio

01 - IPC - 13 - Weather Resistance

IK10 Impact Resistance, IP66 Weather Resistant

01 - IPC - 14 - Power Input

12VDC, PoE+

01 - IPC - 15 - Compliance

NDAA Compliant, ONVIF Compliant