Weatherproof Camera IP Ratings International Protection Code Definitions

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    Outdoor weatherproof security cameras, including CCTV cameras use an IP Code (or International Protection Rating, to specify the level of weatherproof protection that the camera case provides. Sometimes this code is also referred to as the Ingress Protection Rating. The IP code consists of the letters IP followed by two digits and an optional letter.

    Typically, surveillance cameras are rated IP65, IP66, or IP67. Please see the complete definitions below.

    IP60-Total dust ingress protection,No protection against liquids.

    IP61-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against condensation

    IP62-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against water spray < 15 degrees from vertical

    IP63-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against water spray < 60 degrees from vertical

    IP64-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against water spray from any direction

    IP65-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against low pressure water jets from any direction

    IP66-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against high pressure water jets from any direction

    IP67-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against water immersion between 15cm and 1m depth

    IP68-Total dust ingress protection,Protected against long term immersion to a specified pressure

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