8 Megapixel H.265 Outdoor Dome Camera


  • Product Status (Revision A1): Live
  • 4K Ultra HD 8-megapixel sensor
  • Vandal-proof IK10-housing
  • IP66 Weather-Resistant
  • Motorised varifocal lens
  • 30m Night Vision with WDR & LowLight+
  • PoE for easy installation
  • Easy remote management with D-ViewCam

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Professional Surveillance in Vandal‑proof 4K Ultra High Definition

An 8 Megapixel lens and state-of-the-art image enhancement features, packed into a secure and compact form factor that’s ready to face the outdoors.

DCS-4618EK 8 Megapixel H.265 Outdoor Dome Camera - mounted outside in the rain.
4K Ultra HD.
4K Ultra HD Resolution

8-megapixel sensor with 4K Ultra HD resolution up to 3840 x 2160 for detailed footage


IK10-rated housing for protection against physical impacts

IP66 weather-resistant housing

IP66 water-resistant and dust-tight housing with an operating temperature range of -30 to 50 °C

Night vision.
Day & night surveillance

Built-in IR LED illuminators with 30-meter range for pitch-black areas

PoE Capable

Supports 802.3af PoE for flexible and simple installation

Storage options

Equipped with a microSD card slot anda ONVIF compatibility for local storage to device or NAS

Wide Dynamic Range and LowLight+
Wide Dynamic Range with LowLight+

Improved image quality in high-contrast conditions with WDR & optimised for low-light environments

Easy remote management.
Free Video Management Software

Free D-ViewCam software to take snapshots, video clips and save them to a local hard drive

High quality videos, whatever the lighting

Video resolutions of up to 3840 x 2160 provide incredibly detailed videos while noise reduction, WDR and superior low light performance dramatically improve image quality, even in challenging lighting conditions. The DCS-4618EK offers unbelievable flexibility to be manually angled to provide surveillance where you need it the most.

Viewing Angles
(H) 108.6° - 35°
(V) 56° - 21°
(D) 125° - 42°

High Quality Lens
Motorised varifocal 3.3 - 12 mm lens with an F1.4 aperture

Vertical and horizontal viewing angles.
DCS-4618EK with weather resistant body.

Versatile Monitoring in All Environments

IP66 certification ensures the camera is completely protected from dust and water in any environment and the IK10 certified vandal-proof housing makes sure it keeps recording even when intruders attempt to sabotage the camera.

Weather resistant
Withstands rain and moisture with a wide operating temperature range of -30°C to 50°C.


The IK10 certified vandal-proof housing makes sure it keeps recording even when intruders attempt to sabotage the camera.

DCS-4618EK mounted outside in the dark by some shutters.

Optimising Bandwidth and Storage

To maximise bandwidth efficiency and improve image quality, the DCS-4618EK provides real-time video compression using the H.265, H.264 and MJPEG codecs, supporting three separate profiles for simultaneous video streaming and recording.

Comparison chart comparing MJPEG, H.264, and H.265 codecs.
DCS-4618EK 8 Megapixel H.265 Outdoor Dome Camera with cables.

Flexible Connectivity

Built-in 802.3af-compliant PoE support simplifies installation by providing power and networking connectivity over a single standard network cable.

Optional recording to an NVR, VMS or NAS system

Support for ONVIF Profile S lets you easily record video streams to your ONVIF compliant NVR, VMS or NAS system for centralized viewing or continuous, 24/7 recording.

ONVIF Profile S above DNR‑2020‑04P

Free Surveillance Management Software

D-Link Network Cameras include D-Viewcam - a complete surveillance software package to view, manage and record up to 32 cameras on a single computer from a central location.

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D-ViewCam software interface on a monitor.

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Wired PoE
8 megapixel
Image sensor
1/2.5'' 8 megapixel WDR progressive scan CMOS
Maximum Video Resolution
2560 x 1440 (16:9)
Advanced Light features
Corridor Mode


Wide Dynamic Range
3.3-12 mm


Motorised Varifocal
Angle of View (H/V/D)
108.6° ~ 35° / 56° ~ 21° / 125° ~ 42°
Infrared-Cut Removable Filter
Night vision
Night vision range
30 m
Wide Dynamic Range(WDR)
Privacy Masks
3 zones
Vandal Proof
External Card Slot
MicroSD SDHC SDXC (max 256 GB)
Power Consumption
8 W
App Support
Video Format


Mobile Stream
Digital Zoom
Motion Detection
Event Recording
E-mail Notification
Version Date Type File Size
Datasheet EN - PDF 0.71mb Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
Manual 1.00 RevA1 Product Manual 06/04/2021 - - Download