The DVR module comes with a 3 MP CMOS camera, offering up to 1080P resolution, and IP / P2P connectivity.
It is powered by the battery, and the accessories include a BA-2200 mAh battery that lasts for 3-4 h of continuous recording, as well as the PI-RF50TX Remote Controller. The module can be charged by using a USB cable.
Furthermore, the DIY module has multiple operating modes; Auto/Manual/Motion Detection and vibration alerts. LawMate PV-DY20i allows multiple installation ways and it is one of the bestselling devices from LawMate widely used by professionals in the surveillance niche.
PV-DY20i Main Features:
- Make your own hidden camera with this tiny DVR
- 3MP Camera with 1/3” progressive CMOS sensor
- 1080p / 720p / WVGA @30 fps Resolution Options
- IP/P2P connection enables streaming and live view all over the world
- Connects to PV Cam App Viewer on your smartphone
- Compatible with Lawmate PI-RF50TX Remote Controller
- Recording time up to 300 mins with @ 1920*1080 resolution on 16 GB SD card
- Vibration Alert for Power on/off, Recording & Low battery
- Powered by battery
PV-DY20i Full Specifications Built-in image sensor: 1/3" progressive CMOS sensor
Sensor resolution: 2304*1536
Sensor sensitivity: 3.3 Lux @ F 2.0
Lens F/No.: F 3.2
Focal Length: 4mm
The angle of view: 66°
Algorithm: H.264, JPEG
File Format: MOV, JPG
Video recording mode: Auto/Manual/Motion Detection
Recording Capability: 1920*1080, 1280*720, 848*480
Frame rate: Up to 30 fps
Photo Capability（APP): 2M (1920*1080)
WiFi: Built-in WiFi Module(IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Wifi Protocol: RTSP
Memory type: Micro SD Card (Supports SDHC max= 32GB)
Data interface: Mini USB 2.0
Date/Time Table: YYYY/MM/DD, HH:MM:SS
Power Input: DC 5V
Power Consumption: 450mA-500mA（WIFI OFF) (WIFI ON+60mA)
Standby Consumption: 8-8.5mA
Charging Time: 240 min(800mA)
Recording time 300min @ 1920*1080 resolution (16GB SD card)
Vibration Alert Power on/off, Recording, Low battery
Operating temperature: -5 degrees Celsius to 60 degrees Celsius
Battery Input DC 3.7V / 2200 mA Lithium battery
180min(1080P / WIFI ON)
210min(1080P / WIFI OFF)
195min(720P / WIFI ON)
225min(720P / WIFI OFF)
210min(WVGA / WIFI ON)
240min(WVGA / WIFI OFF)
PV-CAM iOS and Android apps for PV-DY20i:
How is the PV-DY20i powered?
The PV-DY20i is powered by a battery. The device comes with a 2200 mAh lithium battery that lasts for 3-4 hours of continuous recording.
Are there any additional accessories included with the PV-DY20i?
Yes, it includes the PI-RF50TX Remote Controller and 16 GB SD card.
Is the PV-DY20i re-chargeable?
Yes, you can charge the module using a provided USB cable.
Is there an extended battery for PV-DY20i?
Yes, there's a 6800mAh battery
available that can extend the usage of the PV-DY20i if needed.The battery is sold separately.
What are the operating modes of the PV-DY20i?
The PV-DY20i offers multiple operating modes - Auto, Manual, and Motion Detection. Vibration alerts can also be adjusted.
How can I view the recorded content made with PV-DY20i?
You can connect to the PV Cam App Viewer on your smartphone for live streaming and viewing. The recordings get stored on an SD card so you are free to review them anytime.
What is the maximum recording time on a 16GB SD card in my PV-DY20i?
The PV-DY20i can record up to 300 minutes at 1920x1080 resolution on a 16GB SD card.
Can I access the live stream from PV-DY20i remotely?
Yes. Previously you need to connect the module to the Wi-Fi router in the location of the PV-DY20i and you can access it remotely via the smartphone app.
Can I adjust the recording quality and resolution on my PV-DY20i?
Yes, you can choose from different resolution options, including 1080p, 720p, and WVGA, at up to 30 fps. You adjust it via the smartphone app.
Where can I download the PV CAM Viewer App?
PV-CAM is an app that allows you to connect to and control the PV-DY20i from your smartphone. It's available on both Google Play
and the App Store
Are there any subscription fees or additional costs for using the PV-DY20i and its related mobile app?
There are no subscription fees or recurring costs for using the PV-DY20i and the PV Cam App. Once you purchase the device and download the app, you can use it without additional charge.
What should I keep in mind when configuring the PV-DY20i in the app?
It's important to enter the exact same router name as stated on your device for proper configuration.
How can I ensure the privacy and security of the recorded footage and live streaming on PV-DY20i?
It's recommended to replace the default password with a strong password when connecting the PV-DY20i to your smartphone.
Note: It is very important to enter the exact same router name as stated on your device when configuring it in the App.
For more info and setup instructions, please carefully study the PDF specifications and manuals below.
Important IP setup Tip - Obligatory deleting of the device from the Device Management section of the App if you wish to switch phones. Otherwise, the device will be linked to the phone via the server and you will not be able to connect to the IP via other smartphone/s.
New info on SSID: it turns out that IP products (such as this one) cannot change the SSID name. Wi-Fi products only can change the SSID name. However, once connected to the IP the device's name is the same as your router name.
The PV-DY10i and PV-DY20i are the same product, only the name was changed.
24 Months Warranty