Home Network Camera
[Wired Type] BL-C1
[Wireless Type] BL-C20
When You Can't Be There™
Aren't you sometimes concerned about your home while you're away?
Are the pets safe? Is everything turned off? The built-in Web server in
Panasonic's Network Camera lets you connect directly to a network*1
and see what's going on from a PC or cell phone browser*2.
You can even operate the camera by remote control. Check the
entrance, living room, or any other part of the house, right from your
office or holiday destination. The BL-C1 and BL-C20 are also reasonably
priced,because they include only the most
*1: Internet, LAN, home network, etc.
*2: Still images only.
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Make sure your pet is happy.
10x Digital Zoom Function*
Panasonic Lessens Your Home Worries
Part Names [Rear View]
It's so reassuring to see your pet's happy face
while you are out. A simple mouse operation is
all you need to enlarge the image, using the
10x digital zoom, so you get a clear view of
your pet's expression.
View a whole series of images.
* This feature is not available when viewing on a cell phone.
*1 For details, see the Buffered Images function.
*2 POP before SMTP authentication and SMTP authentication (PLAIN
and LOGIN) are supported. SMTP authentication (CRAM-MD5) is not
*3 The sensor's detection history can also be e-mailed to you once
each day at a preset time.
*1 The maximum number of frames changes depending on the image quality
and what object you buffer.
*2 At 320 x 240 resolution and standard quality.
Video Streaming Format
Frame Rate *
Max User Access
Message Transfer Condition
Caliber Ratio (F No.)
Wireless (For BL-C20)
JPEG (3 Levels)
640 x 480, 320 x 240 (default), 160 x 120
Max. 7.5 frames/second (640 x 480)
Max. 15 frames/second (320 x 240 or 160 x 120)
Administrator/General User (Up to 50)
TCP, UDP, IP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, DHCP, DNS, ARP,
ICMP, POP3, NTP, UPnP™
Timer or Motion Detection
10 x digital zoom
1/4-inch CMOS Sensor 320,000 pixels
(when Color Night View Mode is enabled)
(when Color Night View Mode is disabled)
Fixed 0.3 m (11 13/16 inches)—Infinity
Horizontal axis: 53 °, Vertical axis: 41 °
WEP (64/128/152 bit), SSID
Interface 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet
RJ-45 connector x 1
Windows® 98SE, 2000, Me, XP
Internet Explorer® 6.0 or later
Power/Network Communication/Camera operation/
BL-C1: About 85 mm (3 3/8 inches) x
About 85 mm (3 3/8 inches) x
About 25 mm (1 inch)
BL-C20: About 85 mm (3 3/8 inches) x
About 85 mm (3 3/8 inches) x
About 35.5 mm (1 3/8 inches)
BL-C1: 100 g (0.22 lb.) (Only the unit)
BL-C20: 165 g (0.36 lb.) (Only the unit)
AC adaptor: 9 V DC (120 V AC)
Consumption: [For BL-C1] About 1.7 W
[For BL-C20] About 4.6 W
+5°C — +40°C (+41F° — +104F°)
20 %—80 % (No Condensation)
* Frame rate may slow down depending on the network environment, PC performance, image quality or what object you view.
System Requirements For Viewer PC
All pictures simulated.
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.
Monitor several areas at the same time.
*1 The image tends to blur more than that in standard mode when viewing a
moving subject in low light or when using the pan or tilt function. When
viewing a dark subject in colour night view mode, spots of white or
coloured light may appear in the image.
*2 Minimum brightness is 4 lux.
Color Night View Mode*1
The camera's brightness setting is automatically
adjusted when the room light is dimmed, so you
can see clearly even with the light produced by the
auxiliary lamp*2 for a fluorescent light. This lets
you check on things without waking the kids up.
Be informed whenever something moves.
& Image Transfer Mode
In this mode, the camera captures an image only
when motion is detected based on the preset
threshold and sensitivity of the camera. The
image can be stored temporarily in the camera*1,
or sent to you by e-mail*2 or FTP data transfer.*3
You can record the moving images captured
by the camera on your PC. This lets you
enjoy natural motion that isn't possible with
still pictures. For example, you can check on
your pet's activities while you're out.
•See the PC screen on the front page of this brochure for
*Recording is possible for only one camera. To record the images of
multiple cameras, use the separately sold BB-HNP11.
Check the images from three sets of four
cameras each. Additionally, you can display
the images of up to 12 cameras on a page as a
* The services of other companies are also supported, but correct operation
cannot be guaranteed.
Simple installation, setup,
and camera access
Plug & Play, Simple
The auto setup and UPnP functions simplify
setup by automatically making the necessary
network connection settings for you. The BLC1
and BL-C20 also support the DDNS
service* for fixed domains, so you don't need
to make any fixed address settings to monitor
your camera over the Internet.
mounting hole Serial number
DC IN jack
Hook for AC
Up to 250*2 images can be stored in the
camera's internal memory.