VIVOTEK’s IP816A-LPC (18mm) is a professional box network cameras offering perfect solutions for License Plate Capture with a unique headlight filter design and specialized firmware for traffic monitoring.

Featuring dedicated LPC firmware and mutually compatible lens, the IP816A-LPC (18mm) is perfect for parking related applications. With a suitable selection of external IR LEDs, this camera will be ideal for 24/7 license plate capture and will provide high-detail polished images for reliable license plate recognition.

Equipped with a P-iris lens for extreme precision images, a headlight filter design which blocks distracting lights, and Full HD sensor enabling viewing resolution of 1920x1080 at a smooth 30 fps, the IP816A-LPC (18mm) is capable of capturing high quality and high resolution video in any conditions. With up to 2 Megapixel with WDR Pro, 3DNR and SNV technology, no matter whether in high contrast or in low light environments, this camera is high-tech workhorses which will ensure license plate capture and traffic monitoring of the highest precision.

In order to help properly adjust the focus of this high resolution camera, the IP816A-LPC (18mm) is equipped with VIVOTEK’ s RBF (Remote Back Focus) System, allowing installers to adjust focus even more accurately in complicated or sensitive installation environments. Meanwhile, value-added features like EIS and Snapshot Focus ensure that the IP816A-LPC (18mm) performs as the perfect LPR solution by empowering installers to adjust camera positions and focus with extreme precision.


  • 2-Megapixel CMOS Sensor
  • 30 fps @ 1920x1080, 60 fps @ 1920x1080 (one-stream mode only)
  • P-iris Lens
  • Headlight Filter to Block Visible Light
  • 3D Noise Reduction for Low-light Conditions
  • WDR Pro (100 dB) to Provide Extreme Visibility in High Light Contrast Scenes
  • SNV (Supreme Night Visibility)
  • RBF System to Assist for Precise Focus Adjustment
  • EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) to Control Image Stability
  • Two-way Audio
  • Snapshot Focus
  • Video Rotation for Corridor View
  • Lens Profile for Lens Selection
  • Snapshot Focus
  • Model IP816A-LPC (18mm)
    CPU Multimedia SoC (System-on-Chip)
    Flash 256MB
    RAM 384MB
    Image Sensor 1/1.9" Progressive CMOS
    Maximum Resolution 1920x1080 (2MP)
    Lens Type Vari-focal
    Focal Length f = 4 ~ 18 mm
    Aperture F1.4 ~ F13
    Auto-iris P-iris (DC-iris reserved)
    Field of View 29° ~ 106° (Horizontal) 
    16° ~ 60° (Vertical)
    33° ~ 130° (Diagonal)
    Shutter Time 1/400 to 1/10,000 sec.
    Max. Shutter Time 1/5 to 1/10,000 sec.
    WDR Technology WDR Pro
    Day/Night Removable IR-cut filter for day & night function
    Minimum Illumination Illumination Threshold: 
    300 Lux @ IR On 
    600 Lux @ IR Off
    Pan/tilt/zoom Functionalities ePTZ:
    48x digital zoom (4x on IE plug-in, 12x built in)
    On-board Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot
    Compression H.264 & MJPEG
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps @ 1920 x1080
    60 fps @ 1920 x1080 (In one-stream mode only)
    (In both compression mode)
    Maximum Streams 2 simultaneous streams
    S/N Ratio 50.8 dB
    Dynamic Range Up to 100 dB
    Video Streaming Adjustable resolution, quality and bitrate
    Image Settings Time stamp, text overlay, flip & mirror; Configurable brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, white balance, exposure control, gain, backlight compensation, privacy masks, scheduled profile settings; 3D noise reduction, EIS, video rotation, snapshot focus
    Audio Capability Two-way Audio (full duplex)
    Compression AAC, G.711, G.726
    Interface External microphone input 
    Audio output
    Users Live viewing for up to 10 clients
    Interface 10 Base-T/100 BaseTX Ethernet (RJ-45)
    *It is highly recommended to use standard CAT5e & CAT6 cables which are compliant with the 3P/ETL standard.
    ONVIF Supported, specification available at
    Video Motion Detection Triple-window video motion detection
    Alarm Triggers Video motion detection, manual trigger, digital input, periodical trigger, system boot, recording notification, camera tampering detection, audio detection
    Alarm Events Event notification using digital output, HTTP, SMTP, FTP and NAS server, SD Card 
    File upload via HTTP, SMTP, FTP, NAS server and SD card
    Smart Focus System RBF (Remote Back Focus)
    Connectors RJ-45 for Network/PoE connection
    Audio input/output
    BNC Video output
    AC 24V power input
    DC 12V power input
    Digital input*3
    Digital output*1
    LED Indicator System power and status indicator
    Power Input DC 12V/AC 24V
    IEEE 802.3af PoE
    Power Consumption Max. 9.2 W (DC 12V)
    Max. 15.4 W (AC 24V)
    Max. 12.2 W (PoE)
    Dimensions 230.2 (D) x 70 (W) x 63.5 (H) mm
    Weight 632 g
    Safety Certifications CE, LVD, FCC Class B, VCCI, C-Tick, UL
    Operating Temperature Starting Temperature: 0°C ~ 60°C (32°F ~ 122°F)
    Working Temperature: -10°C ~ 60°C (14°F ~ 122°F)
    Warranty 36 months
    Operating System Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000
    Web Browser Mozilla Firefox 7~10 (streaming only)
    Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10/11
    Other Players VLC: 1.1.11 or above
    Quicktime: 7 or above
    CD User's manual, quick installation guide, Installation Wizard 2, ST7501 32-channel recording software
    Others Quick installation guide, warranty card, lens, camera stand, screw pack
    Datasheets Download
    User's Manuals Download

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