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Written by Olin Coles   
Saturday, 08 June 2013
Table of Contents: Page Index
Rosewill RSCM-12003 Outdoor Security Camera
Closer Look: RSCM-12003
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Rosewill RSCM-12003 Outdoor Security Camera

Manufacturer: Rosewill, Inc.
Product Name: IR Outdoor Bullet Camera
Model Number: RSCM-12003
UPC: 898745060003
Price As Tested: $74.99 (Newegg | Amazon)

Full Disclosure: The product sample used in this article has been provided by Rosewill.

Security cameras come in all shapes and sizes, with wired and wireless connections, and occasionally come with features such as pan, tilt, zoom, or infrared night vision. Consequently, security cameras also span the gamut in terms of pricing, with models costing anywhere from twenty dollars to several thousands. Featuring an IP66 hardened outdoor waterproof enclosure, the Rosewill RSCM-12003 IR Outdoor Bullet Camera kit is ideal for general-purpose outdoor or indoor wired security systems, and perfectly compliments Rosewill's own RSVA-11001 or RSVA-12001 all-in-one DVR kits. Comprised of Sony's 1/3" CCD sensor inside, the RCMR-13CCDIR camera unit produces 540 lines of resolution. In this article Benchmark Reviews inspects the Rosewill RSCM-12003 outdoor security camera kit, and weighs in on its features.

Camera Kit Features

Features and Specifications Courtesy of Rosewill, Inc.

The Rosewill RSCM-12003 gives users more flexibility and stability on monitoring their valuable personal and business assets. The camera utilize a 1/3" Sony CCD sensor to produce 540 TV lines of resolution and can be used indoors and/or outdoors with IP66 Weather Proof rating. The camera's 70 powerful IR LEDs produce high quality image in complete darkness.

  • newegg Superior image quality The Rosewill camera comes equipped with 1/3" Sony CCD sensor for max resolution of up to 540TV lines.
  • newegg Night view up to 60m The camera features 70 powerful IR LEDs that produce high quality image even in darkness within up to 60m (196.85 ft.).
  • newegg WEATHER PROOF DESIGN In compliance with IP66 rating, the Rosewill RSCM-12003 camera can be fully functional under harsh environment making it ideal for both indoor/outdoor use.


RCMR-13CCDIR Specifications

1/3" CCD IR Camera (RCMR-13CCDIR)


Power Consumption

80mA (IR OFF) / 380mA (IR ON)

Power Supply

12V DC

Operating Temperature

23°F ~ 149°F (-5°C ~ 65°C)

Weather Proof



3.3" x 5.9" x 7.8" (Φ85mm x 150mm x 199mm)


2.09 lbs. / 950g (camera only)


Image Sensor

1/3" Sony CCD

TV System


Effective Pixels (NTSC)


Horizontal Resolution

540 TV Line

Electronic Shutter (NTSC)

1/60-1/10000 sec

S/N Ratio

Max. 48dB (AGC off)

Auto Gain Control


Backlight Compensation


White Balance


Video Output

1.0Vp-p. 75ohm (BNC)


2.8 - 12 mm

View Angle

75 Degree

Night Vision

IR Distance

196.85 ft. (60M)



Min Illumination

0 LUX / F1.2

Package contents

1/3" CCD IR Camera (RCMR-13CCDIR) x1 Shield, x1 Screw Pack: Nylon anchor x4, Screw x4, Hex wrench x1



# Pictures?phr3dly 2013-06-09 10:45
Did I somehow miss sample pictures from this security camera review?
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# RE: Pictures?Olin Coles 2013-06-09 11:49
I've added a sample screen capture from recorded video footage. I will upload recorded video footage shortly.
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