Transcendent 8 MegaPixel (4K) WDR Knight Guard + Active Deterrence Motorized AF IP Bullet Camera

  • 1/1.8” 8.0 MegaPixel (4K) CMOS Image Sensor
  • Up to 30fps live view @ 8 MegaPixel (4K) (3840 × 2160)
  • 2.8~12mm Motorized Autofocus Variable Lens
  • Vitek Knight Guard Full Color at Night Camera
  • Active Deterrence: Alternate Flashing Red + Blue Warning Lights & User-Defined Warning / Command Voice Import
  • White Light or Matrix IR / Up to 165’
  • True Wide Dynamic Range (120dB)
  • Triple Streaming: H.265+, H.264+ & MJPEG Compression
  • XD-DNR (3D & 2D-DNR) Noise Reduction
  • Backlight / Highlight Compensation, DeFog, Hardware Reset, ROI
  • GEN IV Advanced Analytics: Regional Entrance / Exit Detection, Line Crossing,Target Counting (All by Human / Motor Vehicle Classification) Face Detection, Heat Map, Video Blur, Color Detection, Abnormal Video, and more!
  • 1 Ch. Audio In + 1 Ch. Audio Out + Built-in Mic + Built-in Speaker*
  • 1 Ch. Alarm In + 1 Ch. Alarm Out + CVBS
  • Built-in MicroSD Card Slot for Local Recording (up to 256GB)
  • Smart Alarm: Motion Detection, Sensor Alarm, SD Card Error / Full, IP Address Conflict, Cable Connection
  • IP66 Weather Resistance
  • Optional Junction Boxes (VT-TJB01) Available [Compatible with Universal Transcendent Pole and Corner Mount Adapters, VT-TPLMT & VT-TCNMT] – See Below
  • 12VDC & PoE (Power over Ethernet) Operation
  • 3-Year Warranty

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

Image Sensor 1/1.8” 8.0 MegaPixel (4K) Progressive Scan CMOS

Image Size 8 MegaPixel (3840 × 2160)

Resolution 8MP (3840×2160 ), 6MP(3072×2048 ), 5MP(2592×1944 ), 4MP(2592×1520 ), 2K (2560×1440 ), 3MP (2304×1296), 1080P(1920 ×1080), 720P(1280×720), D1, VGA(640×480), CIF, 480 × 240

Frame Rate 30fps @ 8MP (4K) and Lower (50Hz: 1~25fps)

Main-Stream 8MP/6MP/5MP/4MP/2K/3MP/1080P/720P

Sub-Stream 1080P/720P/D1/VGA/CIF

Third-Stream D1/VGA/CIF/480×240

Min. Illumination 0.008lux @ F1.6 with AGC ON, 0 lux with IR, 0 lux with LED

Lens 2.8~12mm Motorized AutoFocus Varifocal Lens

Field of View Horizontal: 113°~46°, Vertical, 59°~26°; Diagonal: 136°~54°

Angle Adjustment Wall Mount: Pan: 0°~180°, Tilt:0°~90°, Rotation: 0°~180°, Ceiling Mount: Pan: 0°~360°, Tilt:0°~90°, Rotation: 0°~180°

Electronic Shutter 1/2s ~ 1/100,000s

S/N Ratio ≥50dB

Day / Night True Day / Night by ICR

Night Vision / Range White Light or Matrix IR / Up to 165’

Video Compression H.265+ / H.265 / H.264+ / H.264 / MJPEG [Triple Streaming]

Audio Compression G.711A / G.711U

Audio 1Ch. Audio Input, 1Ch. Audio Output + Built-in Speaker + Built-in Microphone*

Alarm 1Ch. Alarm Input, 1Ch. Alarm Output

CVBS Video Out Yes (BNC × 1)

Bit Rate / Type 64 Kbps ~ 12 Mbps / VBR, CBR

Wide Dynamic Range 120dB Super WDR

Other Features Highlight Compensation, Backlight Compensation, DeFog, Hardware Reset

Digital Noise Reduction XD-DNR (3D-DNR & 2D-DNR)

Image Setting ROI, Saturation, Brightness, Hue, Contrast, Wide Dynamic, Range Sharpness, Image Flip, Image Mirror, Noise Reduction) (Adjustable through client software or web browser)

Advanced Analytics Intrusion Detection, Line Crossing, Target Counting [All by Human / Motor Vehicle Classification], Face Detection, Scene Change, Video Blur, Abnormal Color Detection, Heat Map

Smart Alarm Motion Detection, Sensor Alarm, SD Card Error, SD Card Full, IP Address Conflict, Cable Connection

Region of Interest (ROI) Each ROI to be Configured Separately

Sound / Light Warning Flashing White Lights (Red and Blue) + Speaker with User-Defined Warning Voice Import

DORI (W) Detect: 249’ (76m), Observe: 102’ (31m), Recognize: 49’ (15m), Identify: 26’ (8m)

DORI (T) Detect: 614’ (187m), Observe: 246’ (75m), Recognize: 121’ (37m), Identify: 62’ (19m)

Local Storage Built-in MicroSD Card Slot (up to 256GB)

Remote Viewing VMS / Web Browser / Mobile (iOS/Android)

Online Connection Supports Simultaneous Monitoring for up to 10 Users, Support multi-stream real time transmission

Supported Browsers IE or Edge in IE mode, Chrome, Firefox

Network Connection RJ45 10M/100M Self-Adaptive Ethernet port


Connection Protocol VITEK/ONVIF

Ingress Protection IP66

Security Video Encryption, Firmware Encryption, HTTPs Encryption, Configuration Encryption, Illegal Login Lock, IP Address Filtering, 802.1x Authentication, Basic and Digest Authentication for HTTP/HTTPs

PoE Yes , IEEE802.3af

Power Input 12VDC / PoE

Power Consumption (PoE) <14W

Power Consumption (12VDC) 600mA (LEDs Off) / 1200mA (LEDs On)

Working Environment -22° ~140°F (-30°~60°C) / < 95% Humidity

Storage Environment -22° ~149°F (-30°~65°C) / < 95% Humidity

Weight Net (Gross) 23.99oz / 1.50lb / 1040g (29.27oz / 1.83lb / 1200g)

Dimensions L × W × H 10.96 × 3.95 × 3.49” (278.3 × 100.2× 88.7mm)

Certificates CE, FCC — Complies with Directive EU RoHS, WEEE(2012/19/EU), Directive 94/62/EC and

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


Transcendent Series 8MP (4K) Full Color @ Night + Active Deterrence Cameras boast rich color and clear details in all light conditions, including total darkness. Combined with Active Deterrence Capabilities, these Cameras employ revolutionary multi-layer security features to audibly warn and ward off intruders or trespassers in real-time, bringing advanced perimeter protection and strengthened deterrence to nearly any security application. Onboard advanced video structure technology identifies humans, vehicles, and 2-wheeled transportation, while avoiding false alarms such as passing animals, and precipitation. These models also support Gen. IV Advanced Analytics including A.I. Powered Facial Recognition!

Junction Box for Cable Management for use with Select Transcendent Bullet and Turret Style Cameras

Universal Transcendent Pole Mount Adapter (Ivory) — reqs. VT-TJB01

Universal Transcendent Corner Mount Adapter (Ivory) — reqs. VT-TJB01


8 MegaPixel (4K) H.265 30fps Knight Guard Color @ Night + Active Deterrence Bullet Camera. Motorized 2.8-12mm w/Blue & Red Warning Lights & White LED Triggered by GEN IV AI Analytics, Built in Mic and Speaker (2 way), Micro SD Card Support (256GB), Metal Housing, 12VDC/PoE, IP66 – Ivory

Spec Sheet

VTC-TNB8MADW: Spec Sheet

Quick Start

VTC-TNB8MADW: Quick Start


Transcendent VMS for Windows: Manual


Transcendent VMS for Mac OSX: Manual


Transcendent Series: Mobile App Guide (Android/iOS)


Transcendent IP Tool


Transcendent VMS for Windows: LITE (32 Bit)


Transcendent VMS for Windows: LITE (64 Bit)


Transcendent VMS for macOS

Additional information

01 - Product Series

Active Deterrence, Knight Guard, Transcendent Series

02 - Megapixels

8 Megapixel

03 - Housing Type


04 - Housing Color


05 - Analytics

GEN IV Advanced Analytics

06 - Lens

Motorized Auto Focus

07 - Low Light

Matrix IR, White Light

08 - IR Range


09 - White Light Range

White Light 101-200'

10 - Audio Input

Audio Input, Built-in-Mic

11 - Audio Output

Audio Output, Built-in Speaker

12 - 2-Way Audio

Yes – 2 Way Audio

13 - Weather Resistance

IP66 Weather Resistant

14 - Power Input

12VDC, PoE

15 - Compliance

NDAA Compliant, ONVIF Compliant