VARIO2 IPPoE, medium and long-range Infra-Red illuminators with full network capability


850nm (940nm options available)

The awarding-winning VARIO2 IPPoE delivers dedicated high-performance lighting for IP cameras. It can be fully integrated into an IP eco-system to provide smart, situation dependent lighting.  The range is made up of a number of sizes designed to cover medium and long-range distances. VARIO2 infrared security light delivers world-leading power and illumination distances which can improve the performance of any video surveillance system at night.

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Outstanding Distances.

VARIO2 delivers distances of up to 500m (1,640 ft) of Infra-Red illumination, utilising PLATINUM Elite SMT LED technology for maximum performance and reliability.

Fully Programmable.

Control from anywhere on the network. Easy set-up, commissioning, operation and maintenance, minimising labour time and costs whilst maximising performance 24/7.

Integrated Web Interface.

An integrated web interface provides a host of user-defined additional settings and diagnostics tools. Tailor your solution to meet the exact demands of your installation.

Advanced Security.

Greater levels of security, including stricter access controls and HTTPS. Health monitoring and lifetime diagnostics also provide insight into the illuminator’s history and status.

VARIO2 Variants.

VARIO2 illuminators are available in a range of different sizes to suit different applications and requirements.


i16-1 long-range illuminator

Infrared security light with network capabiity Infrared security light with network capabiity


i8-1 long-range illuminator

Infrared security light with network capabiity Infrared security light with network capabiity


i6-1 long-range illuminator

Infrared security light with network capabiity Infrared security light with network capabiity


i4-1 medium-range illuminator


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Max Distance144m (472 ft)200m (656 ft)350m (1148 ft)500m (1,640ft) - DC supply
420m (1,378ft) - POE supply
Angle Standard pack includes 10° circular + 35° x 10° (fitted as standard) and 60° x 25°elliptical lenses. Additional optional lenses: 80° x 30°, 120° x 50°
InputPoE+ IEEE 802.3at or 24V DCPoE+ IEEE 802.3at or 24V DC60W PoE (4-pair PoE), IEEE 802.3bt or 24V DC90W PoE (4-pair PoE) IEEE 802.3bt or 24V DC
Consumption15W (25W for 940nm variants)25W51W93W - DC supply
71W - PoE supply
Data InputCat 5 Cable
HTTPSEncryption algorithm: ECDSA (256 bit private keys)
HTTPS CertificateDiscoMan Version 2 required for certificate generation by DiscoMan
Beam ShapeElliptical with HRT
(Hot-spot Reduction) Technology
Beam Angle SystemVARIO Interchangeable Lens System
LED TypePlatinum Elite SMT LEDs
Number of LEDs9 (12 for 940nm variants)122448
Wavelength850nm (940nm options available)850nm850nm (940nm options available)850nm (940nm options available)
IP RatingIP66
Temp Range-50° to +50°C (-58 to 122°F)
Weight950g (2.1lbs)950g (2.1lbs)1.65kg (3.6lbs)3.16kg (7lbs)
Cable Length2 x 2.5m
BracketryU bracket included.
VUB Bracketry also available (Optional)
Min. System Req.PC running Windows with network access and a modern web browser
Hardware FeaturesQuick Access Software FeaturesAdvanced User Defined Software FeaturesSystem IntegrationSecurity and Diagnostics
In-built photocell for automatic on/off operationIndividual or group control (Groups up to 16 units)Timer functionsAPI for integration into 3rd party platformsAdvanced security
Configurable external outputPower On/OffSoft start turn onAPI for integration into network devices via HTTP commandsHTTPS
External telemetry inputPower control: 20-100%3 x deterrent patternsLifetime diagnostics
Boost: 110% power for 10 seconds3 x deterrent speedsAdvanced diagnostics with health monitoring
Deterrent feature with selectable patterns and speedsSelectable external telemetry input: volt – free or TTLAdministrator and user access levels
Photocell sensitivity trigger levelPassword Protection: create user and administrator passwords
Assign illuminator to group for collective control
Assign name, group name and IP address
Restore factory defaults
Software upgrade
Supported protocols include HTTP, Local and VMS operating modes (including combinations
Ping command functionality
See datasheet for full list of features and specification

Product Dimensions.

VARIO2 IP PoE i4 & i6


Datasheet - VARIO2 IP PoE - IR Installation Guide - VARIO2 IP PoE (Short Rev) Installation Guide - VARIO2 IP PoE (Full Rev) A&E Specifications - VARIO2 IP PoE Infra-Red Bracket Guide - VARIO Universal Bracket (VUB)
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