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D-Link Indoor Enhanced Day / Night Cloud Camera DCS-942L

£99.99 exVAT
£119.99 incVAT


D-Link Indoor Enhanced Day / Night Cloud Camera DCS-942L Overview

A useful monitoring tool for home or office, the D-Link DCS-942L allows you to survey rooms or open-plan spaces with ease. Unlike traditional webcams, this enhanced day/night model is designed to record video and audio continuously for 7 days. Take high quality snapshots and VGA video (640 x 480). The DCS-942L utilises IR LED illuminators, to enable video monitoring up to 5 metres even in complete darkness.

Wireless connectivity

The DCS-942L is a perfect choice where you have readily available power, however running network cable is unsightly of not logistically possible, such as an external shed, garage or storage room. Ethernet connectivity to traditional wired networks remains available where wanted or required.

Zero Configuration

If you are using a D-Link Cloud Router, thenyou can configure a D-Link IP Camera with minimal fuss. Simply connect the camera to the D-Link Cloud router via an Ethernet cable and the camera will automatically be added to your mydlink account.

mydlink Cloud Services

Gone are the days of complex setup requirements for IP cameras. Using mydlink Cloud Services, you can access the cameras connected to your network remotely at your convenience. A simple step-by-step guide is also included for first time users. A simplified web portal is available for initial configuration of your new IP camera, with each newly configured item added to your personal mydlink account for easy organisation and management.

A free mydlink app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices too, so you can log in to access your cameras and manage settings from your chosen mobile device anywhere with a Wi-Fi or mobile data connection. The mydlink+ app allows you to manage up to 4 cameras from one mobile device.

Backup & communication

A passive infrared (PIR) sensor can be used to detect motion near the camera, allowing for automatic recording of video and a notification sent directly to you. Alternatively, the DCS-942L can be configured for continuous 7 day recording. A built in microphone and speaker for 2 way communication are built in, making it a great choice for part of an entryway security system..

Self sufficient, This D-Link IP camera can record video directly to the pre-installed 16 GB micro SDHC card (expandable to 32 GB). After 7 days, or when the memory card has reached capacity, older footage will automatically be recorded over. D-View Cam management software is included with every purchase, enabling you to manage up to 32 cameras simultaneously, with features including multi-camera view & automated email alerts.

Reasons to buy D-Link Indoor Enhanced Day / Night Cloud Camera DCS-942L

  • VGA 640 x 480 recording (MJPEG / MPEG-4 / H.264)
  • Inddor use only
  • Wireless N Wi-Fi enabled
  • Infrared (black and white night-vision)
  • Built in microphone & speaker
  • Motion detection
  • Email notifications
  • 16 GB microSD card included (supports up to 32GB)
  • D-Link NAS Surveillance Center Support available


D-Link Indoor Enhanced Day /Night Cloud Camera DCS-942L specifications

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
  • Internet Explorer 6 , Firefox 3.5, or Safari 4 or higher

Networking Protocol

  • DHCP Client
  • NTP Client (D-Link)
  • DNS Client
  • DDNS Client (DynDNS and D-Link)
  • SMTP Client
  • FTP Client
  • HTTP Server
  • PPPoE
  • UPnP Port Forwarding
  • LLTD

Network Interfaces

  • 10/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
  • 802.11b/g/n WLAN

Wireless Security

  • WEP/WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption

Wireless Transmit Output Power (typical)

  • 802.11b: 16 dBm
  • 802.11g: 12 dBm
  • 802.11n: 12 dBm


  • 128 MB

Flash Memory

  • 16 MB

MicroSD card slot

  • Accepts MicroSD cards up to 32Gb
  • 16Gb MicroSD card pre-installed
  • Records video continuously or based on events
  • Automatic write-over option for cyclical recording

Video Codecs

  • H.264
  • MPEG4

Video Features

  • Adjustable image size and quality
  • Time stamp and text overlay
  • Flip and Mirror


  • 640 x 480 @ 30 fps
  • 320 x 240 @ 30 fps
  • 160 x 120 @ 30 fps


  • Focal length: 3.15 mm, F2.8


  • VGA 1/5" CMOS Sensor

Minimum Illumination

  • 1 lux @ F2.8, 0 lux with IR LED

View Angle

  • Horizontal: 45.3°
  • Vertical: 34.5°
  • Diagonal: 54.9°

Digital Zoom

  • Up to 4x

IR LED Coverage

  • Up to 5 meters

3A Control

  • AGC (Auto Gain Control)
  • AWB (Auto White Balance)
  • AES (Auto Electronic Shutter)


  • External AC-to-DC Switching Power Adapter
  • Input: 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • Output: 5 V DC/1.2 A

Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 27.2 x 60 x 96 mm (camera only)
  • 65.8 x 65 x 126 mm (including bracket and stand)


  • 76.9 g (without bracket and stand)

Max Power Consumption

  • 5.5 W

Operating Temperature

  • Operation: 0 to 40 °C
  • Storage: -20 to 70 °C


  • 20% to 80% RH non-condensing


  • FCC Class B
  • IC
  • C-Tick
  • CE

Firmware, downloads & support available at D-Link


DCS_942L_A1_Manual_v1_10_EU.pdf DCS_942L_A1_Manual_v1_10_EU.pdf (9131KB)
DCS_942L_Datasheet_EN_UK.pdf DCS_942L_Datasheet_EN_UK.pdf (617KB)
DLink_IP_Surveillance_Product_Guide_April_2013_Lig DLink_IP_Surveillance_Product_Guide_April_2013_Lig (3666KB)



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