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October 31, 2015

Understanding the Vandal Resistant Rating (IK Code)

The Vandal Resistant Rating (IK Code) is an international standard for defining levels of resistance for a security camera’s housing in regards to the protection it offers the camera’s mechanical and electronic components.

Protection Against Mechanical Impact

IK Code IK00| Impact Size0| No protection against any mechanical impact

IK Code IK01 | Impact Size 0.15| Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 7.5 cm in height

IK Code IK02 | Impact Size 0.2 | Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 10 cm in height

IK Code IK03 | Impact Size 0.35| Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 17.5 cm in height

IK Code IK04 | Impact Size 0.5| Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 25 cm in height

IK Code IK05 | Impact Size .7| Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 35 cm in height

IK Code IK06 | Impact Size 1 | Protected against a 500 g object dropped from 20 cm in height

IK Code IK07 | Impact Size 2| Protected against a 500 g object dropped from 40 cm in height

IK Code IK08 | Impact Size 5| Protected against a 1.7 Kg object dropped from 29.5 cm in height

IK Code IK09 | Impact Size 10 | Protected against a 5 Kg object dropped from 20 cm in height

IK Code IK10 | Impact Size 20| Protected against a 5 Kg object dropped from 40 cm in height

IK Code IK10+ | Impact Size 40| Protected against a 10 Kg object dropped from 40 cm in height

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