Sony SNC-CH240

This dual-stream fixed network full HD camera supports H.264, MPEG-4, and JPEG compression formats and delivers excellent picture quality in 1080p HD resolution at 30 frames per second (fps). Incorporating the new “Exmor™” CMOS image sensor from Sony, which is specially designed for surveillance applications,this camera features state-of-the-art image-enhancement technology, such as View-DR which provides an extremely wide dynamic range.

  • Superior 1080p HD picture quality, supporting h.264 at 30 fps
  • Maximum resolution 1920 x 1440
  • Superior dynamic range using newly developed View-DR (visibility enhanced wide dynamic range)
  • XDNR (excellent dynamic noise reduction) for clear images in low light without motion blur
  • Three codecs (JEPG/MPEG-4/H.264) and dual encoding
  • The new Exmor™ CMOS sensor provides high image quality and high sensitivity for surveillance
  • Easy focus function
  • DEPA Advanced – intelligent video and audio analytics, trigger an alarm based on user-defined rules, intelligent motion detection, tamper alarm and advanced audio detection
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability
  • CF slot for on-board recording allows streaming of locally stored data using RTP/RTCP protocol for backup purposes or post-recording reviews*3
  • ONVIF conformance (open network video interface forum)


Sony SNC-CH240
Generation / Series G5 / V Series
Video compression format JPEG/MPEG-4/H.264
Codec streaming capability Dual streaming (Any combination with JPEG/MPEG-4/H.264, including multiple streams of the same format)
Video format (*1) Full HD
Maximum resolution (*2) 1920 x 1440(3 Mega)
Ingress protection No
IR illuminators No
Horizontal viewing angle 101.2° to 47.0°
Optical zoom ratio 2.1x optical zoom
Focal length f=2.8 to 6.0 mm
Lens mount CS mount
Imager 1/2.8-type progressive scan Exmor CMOS Sensor
Minimum illumination Colour: 0.4 lx, B/W: 0.25 lx (F1.3/View- DR OFF/XDNR ON-Middle/ VE OFF/AGC High/50 IRE [IP])
Maximum frame rate (*3) 30 fps H.264 at 1920 x 1080; 20 fps MPEG-4 at 1920 x 1080; 16 fps JPEG at 1920 x 1080
Day/Night Day/Night
Wide-D Visibility Enhancer (VE) View-DR 90db VE
Noise reduction Yes (XDNR)
Card slot(s) CF card x1
Wireless capability Yes (option)
Composite video output Yes
DEPA (Intelligence) Yes (DEPA Advanced)
Power requirement AC 24V, DC 12 V, PoE (Class 0)
Power consumption 11.2 W max.
Dimensions 72 x 63 x 197.3 mm (2 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches)