Indoor Varifocal Camera

Cloud management, reliable edge storage, and advanced analytics


Hardware Features
  • 256GB integrated high-endurance solid state storage
  • 1080p video recording with H.264 encoding
  • 73° horizontal field of view (FOV)
  • 802.11ac wireless
  • Microphone for audio recording
Industry-Leading Chipset for Advanced Analytics

  • An industry-leading processor allows for advanced onboard analytics functionality
Compact and Functional Design
  • Attractive and subtle design blends into any space
  • Compact form factor with small installation footprint
Advanced Analytics
  • Industry-leading onboard processor
  • Person detection powered by machine learning technology
  • No servers or software required
  • Compatible with MV Sense licenses
Granular Access Controls
  • Control who can view live and historical footage
  • Limit access to video exporting
  • Grant viewing access to individual cameras or by device tags
Cloud Management
  • Network-wide visibility and control
  • Stream local or remote — the cloud automatically routes the video stream
  • Create and organize video walls
  • Export video clips to a shareable link or download
  • Camera
    • 1/3″ 4MP (2688×1520) progressive CMOS image sensor
    • 256GB high endurance solid state storage
    • 3.8mm focal length
    • f/1.8 minimum aperture
    • Field of view:
      • 73° horizontal
      • 44° vertical
      • 86° diagonal
    • 1/32,000s to 1/30s shutter speed
    • Minimum illumination 0.18 Lux (standard recording) and 0.01 Lux (night mode)
    • S/N Ratio 52.9dB
    • Built-in IR illuminators, effective up to 15m (49ft)
  • Video
    • 1080p HD video recording (1920×1080) with H.264 encoding
    • Cloud augmented edge storage (video at the edge, metadata in the cloud)
    • Direct live streaming with no client software (native browser playback)**
    • Stream video anywhere with autotmatic cloud proxy
  • Data Security
    • Full disk encryption (256-bit)
    • Automatically purchased and provisioned TLS certificates (publicly-signed)
  • Networking
      • 1x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet (RJ45)
      • Dual band WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

    • DSCP traffic marking
  • Features
    • Cloud-managed with complete integration into the Meraki dashboard
    • Plug and play deployment with self-configuration
    • Remote adjustment of focus and aperture
    • Dynamic day-to-night transition with IR illumination
    • Noise optimized motion indexing engine with historical search
    • Shared video wall with individual layouts supporting multiple cameras
    • Selective export capability with cloud proxy
    • Onboard video processing for object detection with machine learning
    • Motion-based retention and scheduling for customized retention
    • Highly granular view, review, and export user permissions with SAML integration


  • Power
    • Power consumption: 12.95W maximum via 802.3af PoE
  • Environment
    • Temperature: 0°C – 40°C (32°F – 104°F)
  • In the box
    • Quick start & installation guide
    • MV camera hardware
    • Wall mounting kit
  • Physical characteristics
    • Dimensions: 106mm × 74mm (diameter × height)
    • Fixed lens
    • Weight: 286g
    • Female RJ45 Ethernet connector
    • Status LED
    • Reset button
  • Warranty
    • 3 year hardware warranty with advanced replacement
  • Ordering information
    • MV12N-HW: Meraki MV12 256GB Narrow Angle Mini Dome Camera
    • LIC-MV-XYR: Meraki MV Enterprise License (X = 1, 3, 5, 7, 10 years)
    • MA-INJ-4-XX: Meraki 802.3at Power over Ethernet injector (XX = US, EU, UK, or AU)

Note: Each Meraki camera requires a license to operate.

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