Camera Selection Guide 2022

CCTV Handbook 2022 Camera Selection Guide, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

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Category: IP

Brand/Range name: Axis Communications

Supplier(s): ADI, Compass Visual Security, Duxbury Networking, Pentagon

Camera name: AXIS Q1656-LE Box Camera

Maximum resolution: 16:9:2688 x 1512, quad HD to 160 x 90; 4:3:2016 x 1512 to 160 x 120

Lighting Capabilities: 4 MP 25/30 fps with Forensic WDR and Lightfinder 2.0 with optional F0.9 lens controls

Software provided with camera: AXIS Object Analytics, AXIS Video Motion Detection, support for AXIS Camera Application Platform enabling installation of third-party applications, see axis.com/acap.

Onboard storage: 1 TB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: AXIS Object Analytics, AXIS Video Motion Detection

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: With 4 MP resolution at up to 60 fps and a 1/1,8-inch sensor, AXIS Q1656-LE delivers exceptional video quality even in poor light conditions. The built-in wiper ensures great images in all weather conditions. Based on the latest Axis system-on-chip (SoC), it offers support for advanced features and powerful applications based on deep learning on the edge.

Variations in range:

• Lens options: Lens CS 4-10 mm F0.9 P-Iris, Lens i-CS 9-50 mm F1.5 8 MP, Lens CS 12-50 mm F1.4 P-Iris 8 MP. Includes OptimizedIR with power-effcient, long-life 850 nmb IR LEDs and white LED combo. Premium Q-line functionality.

Contact: Marcel Bruyns

Tel: +27 11 548 6790

[email protected]



Category: IP

Brand/Range name: Axis Communications

Supplier(s): ADI, Compass Visual Security, Duxbury Networking, Pentagon

Camera name: AXIS M5000 PTZ Camera

Maximum resolution: 15 MP

Lighting Capabilities: Colour: 0,4 lux at 50 IRE F2.0. B/W: 0,03 lux at 50 IRE F2.0

Onboard storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC cards, SD card encryption

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Support for recording to network-attached storage (NAS)

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: The AXIS M5000 PTZ is a cost-effective camera offering the benefit of four cameras in one. It includes three 5 MP sensors and one PTZ camera with 10x optical zoom for total cameras in situational awareness of indoor areas up to 400 m2. Everything is displayed on one monitor, allowing you to move from an overview to more detailed views.

Variations in range:

• PTZ camera: Varifocal, 4,7–47 mm, F1.6–3,0; Horizontal field of view: 61,8°–6,7°; Vertical field of view: 36,3°–3,8° autofocus, autoiris, P-Iris control. Overview cameras: Focal length 2,39 mm; F2.0; horizontal field of view: 360°; Vertical field of view: 93°.

Contact: Marcel Bruyns

Tel: +27 11 548 6790

[email protected]



Category: IP

Brand/Range name: Axis Communications

Supplier(s): ADI, Compass Visual Security, Duxbury Networking, Pentagon

Camera name: AXIS W101 Body Worn Camera

Maximum resolution: 1920 x 1080

Lighting Capabilities: Sensitivity: 0,1 lux

Software provided with camera: Axis Body Worn Assistant

Onboard storage: 64 GB

ONVIF conformant: No

Description: AXIS W101 Body Worn Camera is a robust and easy-to-use body-worn camera featuring the Klick Fast mounting system. With 12 hours of battery life, it delivers clear audio with noise suppression and sharp image quality. Recording is activated automatically upon unholstering and person down. Through the built-in GNSS receiver (location tracking), the location of the camera is continuously recorded.

Variations in range:

• Klick Fast System for body-worn camera mounts, AXIS TW1200 Body Worn Mini Bullet Sensor, AXIS TW1201 Body Worn mini-cube sensor, AXIS Body Worn Assistant app for Android, iOS. For more accessories, see axis.com/bodyworn.

Contact: Marcel Bruyns

Tel: +27 11 548 6790

[email protected]





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