Videolarm Introduces New Surface-Mount Indoor Dome Color Camera

Videolarm, a Decatur, Ga.-based closed circuit television (CCTV) camera and accessory innovator and manufacturer, has released a new Surface Mount Indoor Dome Color Camera. The attractive new product is a full-featured high-resolution camera in a compact 3-inch dome, specifically designed for indoor use.

Nearly as small as a tennis ball and weighing less than one-half pound, the indoor dome camera can be easily installed on a ceiling or wall for out-of-sight indoor surveillance. The high-resolution color camera with auto iris vari-focal lens, clear dome, and liner has a discrete, aesthetically pleasing design ideal for hotels, banks, office, retail, airports and hospitality environments.

Additional specifications of the full-featured camera include:

  • Operates on either 12VDC or 24VAC
  • Minimum illumination of 1.12 Lux at F1.2
  • 379,000 pixels and 480 TV lines 1/3" Sony CCD

"This gives our customers a full-featured easy to install indoor camera with the aesthetics and value they expect from Videolarm," said David Krysh, Videolarm vice president of marketing and sales. "It is a perfect fit for numerous indoor applications due to the visually appealing design that blends into a full spectrum environments."

Order number for the Surface Mount Indoor Dome Camera is SM3-50NA and compliments their existing indoor camera selection including the 2 x 2 ceiling mount RC3 and recessed ceiling mount WS8. All of these are available from the wide network of Videolarm security industry distributors.

Videolarm's Surface Mount Indoor Camera will be available in December 2004. For more information on this new camera, visit

Videolarm cameras are currently installed at schools and universities, parking structures, juvenile detention centers and adult correctional facilities around the country.

Videolarm SM3 Surface Mount Dome

Camera/Lens Specifications

Signal System: EIA

Imager: 1/3" interline CCD

Effective Pixels: 768H x 494V, approx. 250,000 pixels

Scanning System: 2:1 interlaced

Synchronizing System: Internal/line-lock selectable

Horizontal Resolution: 480 TV lines

Signal to Noise Ratio: 48dB

Minimum Illumination: 1.12 Lux (F1.2)

Video Output: 1.0Vp-p 75 Ohm composite

Gain Control: AGC on/off selectable

Auto Iris Control: DC drive lens

White Balance: Auto

Flickerless: On/off selectable

Backlight Compensation: On/off

Lens: 4-9mm Auto iris

Angle of View: Diagonal - 92.6 degrees to 39.4 degrees

Horizontal - 71.0 degrees to 31.6 degrees

Vertical - 51.8 degrees to 23.6 degrees

Videolarm SM3 Electrical Specifications

Input Voltage: 12 VDC or 24 VAC

Power Requirements: 2.8 watts

Video Connector: BNC