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Y-cam Black S indoor compact IP security camera with integrated 15m infrared LEDs, NAS recording and a built-in microphone

Y-cam Black S indoor compact IP security camera with integrated 15m infrared LEDs, NAS recording and a built-in microphone

Overview of Y-Cam Black S

The Y-cam Black S indoor IP surveillance camera is a cost-effective security solution for unobtrusive monitoring at all times of the day. Suitable for use at both home and in the office, the cameras’ compact size allows it to be mounted in a variety of locations

Wi-fi connectivity allows wireless connection to a home computer, eliminating the need for additional wiring. Footage from the camera can also be viewed on mobile phones which are compatible with 3GPP connections, allowing you to take your surveillance on the move, while a built-in microphone allows you to listen in to the cameras’ surroundings.

The camera has integrated infrared LEDs for night-time recording up to a distance of 50ft, helping to capture events in total darkness, ideal for scenarios where 24-hour monitoring is required. A NAS-Ready system allows video to be recorded directly onto a network video recorder instead of a home PC, helping to save on hard disk space, the camera is also compatible with both Windows and Mac systems and comes with software which allows surveillance for up to 36 Y-cams simultaneously.

Key features & benefits of Y-Cam Black S

  • Wi-fi connectivity eliminates the need for network cabling, helping to reduce costs
  • Infrared LEDs provide illumination in total darkness for night-vision, allowing for round-the-clock monitoring
  • Video can be viewed on 3GPP compatible mobile phones, allowing you to view live feeds while on the move
  • Integrated microphone allows you to listen in on the camera surroundings
  • Compact size allows the camera to be mounted unobtrusively within homes and offices

Typical applications of Y-cam Black S

The Y-cam Black S is suitable for surveillance of homes and small offices, with night-vision mode which allows for 24-hour monitoring.

Accessories for Y-cam Black S


  • Power adapter
  • Quick Start Guide
  • CD-ROM (inc. setup software and user manual)
  • Stand
  • Network cable

Key technical features for Y-cam Black S

Sensor:1/4” CMOS sensor
Lens:fixed 2.5mm (F2.0) lens with 60° horizontal viewing angle
Wireless:IEEE802.11 b/g wireless connectivity with WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption
Audio:One-way audio with integrated microphone, using AMR and G.726 compression
Power:5V DC (power adapter included)
Compatibility:Windows, Mac and Linux-based computers; browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and other browsers
Mobile access:Yes
Mobile compatibility:Compatible with any phone that supports 3GPP streaming. Dedicated iPhone/iPad viewing application
Resolution:640x480, 320x240 and 160x120
Aspect ratio::4:3
Compression:MJPEG and MPEG-4
Frame-rate:30fps @ 640x480
Day/night:30 infrared LED illuminators (illuminates up to 12-15m)
Minimum illumination:colour: 1.0 lux; 0 lux in night-vision mode
Video overlay:timestamp and text overlay
Viewing, detection & recording
Multi-camera viewing:Multi-Live application streams multiple cameras to PC and Mac systems
Simultaneous users:16
Alarm detection:motion detection
External alarm inputs and outputs:1x input and 1x output
Alarm notifications:notification via FTP, e-mail alerts
Recording triggers:motion detection
Recording software included:Y-cam Multi-Live recording software with up to 36 concurrent cameras
Power:DC-jack input
Network:10/100Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet connection
Alarm I/O:terminal blocks for 1x alarm input and 1x alarm output
Audio:3.5mm mini-jack for Mic or Line mono input, 3.5mm jack for Line mono output
Dimensions:85mm x 85mm x 30mm (WxDxH)
Warranty:one year
Mounting methods:wall, ceiling or desk mountable using the included bracket
Operating temperatures:-5°C - 45°C
Power consumption:3.75W (approx)

Documentation for Y-cam Black S

This item has been discontinued