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D-Link Now Shipping World’s First Wireless 11ac IP Camera with Color Night Vision

D-Link, the networking solutions provider for small- and medium-sized businesses, today announced that the D-Link® Wireless AC Day/Night Camera (DCS-2136L) is now shipping. The DCS-2136L camera offers consumers and small business owners advanced networking and viewing capabilities, including a white light LED which allows the camera to produce color video even in complete darkness. The DCS-2136L also features 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity for longer range and increased bandwidth.

The D-Link Wireless AC Day/Night Camera (DCS-2136L) offers advanced networking and viewing capabilit ...

The D-Link Wireless AC Day/Night Camera (DCS-2136L) offers advanced networking and viewing capabilities, including a white light LED which allows the camera to produce color video even in complete darkness (Photo: Business Wire)

“D-Link is dedicated to providing its customers with the most advanced IP solutions that offer convenient connectivity, viewing performance, flexibility, and expanded accessibility,” said Vance Kozik, director of marketing, IP Surveillance, D-Link Systems, Inc. “As the demand for affordable, yet powerful residential and SMB wireless surveillance solutions continues to expand, D-Link is pushing the market forward with the first IP camera to support the new wireless 11ac standard.”

The DCS-2136L allows users to leverage the most up-to-date wireless standard and offers expanded bandwidth to support multiple cameras on a wireless network, ensuring Wi-Fi compatibility and a broad range of support for years to come. Incorporating new Color Night Vision technology combined with an integrated white light LED, the DCS-2136L produces color video in complete darkness to help with identification purposes. The highly visible white light LED can alert intruders that they are being watched, and often drives them to look directly at the camera, a novel way to capture face details of an intruder wearing an otherwise concealing baseball cap or hoodie.

Featuring mydlink support, the DCS-2136L is simple to install on an existing network. Utilizing the mydlink portal, users can view streaming video from a PC, notebook, iPhone®, iPad®, or Android device, as well as leverage enhanced remote capabilities via the free mydlink Lite app. The app offers seamless access to camera feeds from anywhere and a host of newly added features for expanded remote control, including motion detection settings, pinch-to-zoom viewing, day/night viewing options, two-way audio, remote pan and tilt of live video, and the ability to configure recording1 schedules and override options2.

Additional camera features include:

  • HD resolution 1280x720 HD (1 megapixel)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup(WPS) for simple three step installation
  • H.264, MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG compression
  • Backwards compatibility with 802.11n/b/g
  • ONVIF Support
  • Built-in PIR sensor for enhanced motion detection
  • Two-way audio with built-in microphone and speaker
  • microSD Card (SDHC) slot for local storage
  • D-Link® D-ViewCamsoftware for expanded surveillance; manage up to 32 cameras, set email alerts, create recording schedules, and trigger recording with motion detection

Availability and Pricing

The D-Link® Wireless AC Day/Night Camera (DCS-2136L) is now available for $324.99 throughout D-Link’s vast network of channel partners, including value-added resellers and distributors. Detailed specifications and information about D-Link’s complete IP surveillance line are available at

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit, or connect with D-Link on Facebook ( and Twitter (

D-Link, the D-Link logo, D-ViewCam, and mydlink are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries. Wi-Fi Protected Setup, and all other third-party marks mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2014. D-Link. All Rights Reserved.

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, buildings materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range.

1 Use of audio or video equipment for recording the image of a person without their knowledge and consent is prohibited in certain states or jurisdictions. The end-user assumes all liability for compliance with applicable state, local and federal laws.
2 mydlink app capabilities vary pending camera model; visit for specific product features and compatibility

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