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



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 350m (1148 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 and Diagnostics.

Greater levels of security with stricter access controls and secondary HTTP port access. Health monitoring and lifetime diagnostics provide insight into illuminator history and status

VARIO2 Variants.

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

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


Wavelength850nm (940nm options available)850nm850nm (940nm options available)
Max Distance144m (472ft)200m (656 ft)350m (1148 ft)
AngleStandard 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 DC
Data InputCat 5 Cable
Beam ShapeElliptical with HRT (Hot-spot Reduction) Technology
Number of LEDs91224
Colour Temp6000K~
IP RatingIP66
Temp Range-50° to +50°C (-58 to 122°F)
Weight950g (2.1lbs)950g (2.1lbs)1.65kg (3.6lbs)
Cable Length2 x 2.5m
BracketryU bracket included. VUB Bracketry also available (Optional)
Min. System Req.PC running Windows 10, modern web browser
Hardware FeaturesQuick Access Software FeaturesAdvanced User Defined Software FeaturesSystem Integration
In-built photocell for automatic on/off operationIndividual or group control (Groups up to 16 units)Timer functionsAPI for integration into 3rd party platforms
Photocell following outputPower On/OffSoft start turn onAPI for integration into network devices via HTTP commands
External telemetry inputPower control: 20-100%Selectable external telemetry input: volt – free or TTL
Boost: 120% power for 10 secondsPhotocell sensitivity trigger level
Deterrent feature with selectable patterns and speedsAssign illuminator to group for collective control
Assign name, group name and IP address
Standard and advanced diagnostics
Supported protocols include HTTP, Local and VMS operating modes (including combinations
See datasheet for full list of features and specification

Product Dimensions.

i4 & i6


Datasheet - VARIO2 IPPoE Infra-Red Installation Guide - VARIO2 IP PoE (full rev) Vario 2 iP PoE - Quick Install Guide - 2022 - EL - 0610-D-00008 A&E Specifications - VARIO2 IPPoE Infra-Red Bracket Guide - VARIO Universal Bracket (VUB)
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