AquariCam (Shallow Water Model)

The AquariCam-HD PTZ is the world's most advanced underwater high-definition camera. It is controlled and viewed over the Internet. It is designed for aquariums and short-term open water deployments.

Cameras transmit H.264 compressed video/audio and are easily configured to stream live video to thousands of simultaneous viewers.

Building on the proven reliability of our standard definition (SD) underwater cameras, the OPT-02HD has several advanced features. The Internet-ready HD camera supports H.264, MPEG-4, and JPEG and delivers excellent 16:9 picture quality at 30 fps. This imaging system uses an HD-CMOS with approx. 2 million effective pixels and a 10x optical zoom.

The HD-PTZ can cover a wide monitoring area withgreat efficiency. It features a high-speed 360-degree endless pan capability that can make a complete revolution in under one second. Downward viewing is made possible with a 210-degree camera tilt range and our uniquely designed hyper-hemisphere dome.

Cameras features visibility-enhancing technologies developed to improve performance in challenging lighting conditions, such as high-contrast situations with harsh backlit and fast-moving images in low light.

Download Product Sheet: AquariCam OPT-02 Pan-Tilt-Zoom Dome Cameras


  • 60 percent spherical glass dome to maximize optics
  • Rated to a depth of 60 feet
  • Includes a 50-foot PoE cable, power supply, manuals and software
  • Video compression formats include: H.264, MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG
  • Cameras ship in a specially designed shipping crate.
  • Power consumption: 27 W max.
  • Size (l x w x h): 11.85" x 10.25" x 13.86" (301 mm x 260 mm x 352 mm)
  • Weight: 24 lbs (9.5 kg)


Model Resolution Pan Tilt Optical Zoom Frame Rate Illumination: Color (B/W)
OPT-02SD 640 x 480 ±170 ±105 10x 30 fps 0.7 lux
OPT-02HD 1280 x 720 ±170 ±105 28x 30 fps 1.7 lux (B/W 0.3 lux)
OPT-02FHD 1920 x 1080 ±170 ±105 20x 30 fps 1.7 lux (B/W 0.3 lux)
OPT-02HDA 1280 x 720 360e ±110 30x 60 fps 1.0 lux (B/W 0.03 lux) @30fps
OPT-02FHDA 1920 x 1080 360e ±110 30x 60 fps 1.0 lux (B/W 0.03 lux) @30fps