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Axis Camera Station S1296 rack recorder with 96 camera channels (expandable up to 150) and up to 192TB storage

£21,963.60 inc VAT
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Axis' largest available NVR and suitable for large-scale security installations, the highly secure Axis S1296 NVR supports 96 camera channels with VMS licences included and is available as a 96TB or 192TB variant.

  • Rackmount NVR
  • Axis Camera Station software and licences included
  • Supports up to 96 4MP cameras
  • 96TB and 192TB variants available
  • RAID redundancy
  • Axis 5-year warranty
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Overview of the Axis Camera Station S1296 Recorder

  • Supports 96 camera channels at up to 4MP
  • Available with 96TB or 192TB storage
  • Axis Camera Station licences included
  • Built-in cybersecurity features
  • Axis 5-year warranty

Part of the secure and highly scalable S12 NVR series, the Axis S1296 rack recorder is the largest capacity NVR in this range, providing an advanced recording solution for up to 96 4MP resolution cameras (separately expandable up to 150). Available in 96TB and 192TB variants, this recorder is ideal for use in large-scale installations requiring the management of many cameras and a large storage capacity. Equipped with a FIPS 140-2 level 2 certified Trusted Platform Module (TPM), this recorder complies with government policies and keeps video data secure and encrypted, reducing the possibility of unauthorised access.


With fast and reliable processing power thanks to the Intel Xeon Silver processor and its operating system stored on a solid-state drive (SSD) for greater failure prevention and quicker boot time, the S1296 offers a dependable recording solution. For further failure prevention, the unit has built-in operating system recovery, allowing data to be quickly recovered if the system crashes. This NVR is also equipped with RAID level 6 and support for levels 0, 1, 5 and 10, for added redundancy that is easy to expand as your system grows. Furthermore, three USB ports and two VGA display ports, enable the connection of peripherals to make this into a standalone system that negates the need for an additional PC.

Video management

Preloaded with 96 Axis Camera Station Licences and all software pre-configured, it is straightforward to set this system up. With easy scalability, additional licences can be added for up to 150 cameras, assuring users that their installation can continue to grow. Managing and sharing video on an external device is also possible with a USB export option, allowing users to share data with colleagues or store it on a USB device.

Video analytics

Motion and tampering detection can be set and configured for each connected camera, directly on the recorder, allowing events and alarms to be triggered, or email notifications to be sent, if activity is detected around any of the cameras. Users can use Axis Site Map and the responsive pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) controls to navigate across all camera channels, making it easier to monitor multiple areas.


A dedicated installation wizard guides users through the setup process, to help eliminate installation problems and get the system up and running as quickly as possible. Two redundant power supplies are supported to safeguard data and keep the system functioning in the event of power failure. Moreover, extensive support from both Axis and NW, as well as a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty, give users added peace of mind for years to come.

Key features & benefits

  • Includes 96 ACS licences for cameras up to 4MP and is expandable to 150 channels
  • 96TB and 192TB variants available
  • All software is pre-configured
  • Built-in TPM keeps data safe from unauthorised access
  • Features an Intel Xeon Silver processor for rapid processing power
  • Operating system is stored on an SSD for quick boot and added failure prevention
  • Multiple RAID levels supported for redundancy protection even as the system grows
  • 3 x USB and 2 x VGA ports allow external devices to be connected for a standalone solution
  • USB video export is available to share video and store it on external devices
  • Motion and tampering detection for each camera can be managed centrally on the recorder
  • Navigate across all camera channels with Site Map and responsive PTZ controls
  • Installation wizard and Axis recorder toolbox make setup straightforward
  • Ongoing support is available from both Axis and NW

Typical applications

Advanced and reliable, the Axis S1296 is ideal for use in large-scale installations that require a highly secure and scalable recording solution such as factories, zoos and city surveillance.



  • installation guide
  • Dell Ready Rails 2U Sliding Rails
  • 2x C13 to C14 power cords for rack PDU (Wall plug power cords are not included)

Optional (please select from the accessories tab):

  • Axis jog dial
  • Axis keypad
  • Axis joystick
  • T8508 PoE+ switch
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Key technical features for Axis Camera Station S1296 Recorder

Form factor rack server
Number of cameras: Axis Camera Station core licenses included and tied to the hardware. Can be upgraded with additional licenses (sold separately).
O/S and video management software: Axis Camera Station 5

2 x 8 GB (24TB and 64TB) 2 x 16TB (144TB)


S1296 Rack 96 TB Hot swappable Enterprise Class HDD Total HDD slot: 12 Free HDD slot: 0 Out-of-the-box storage: 80 TB after RAID 6 Out-of-the-box capacity without RAID: 96 TB (12x8 TB) S1296 Rack 192 TB Hot swappable Enterprise Class HDD Total HDD slot: 12 Free HDD slot: 0 Out-of-the-box storage: 160 TB after RAID 6 Out-of-the-box capacity without RAID: 192 TB (12x16 TB)

Maximum power consumption:


Power input: 2 x 800 W hot-plug redundant power supplies (included) (100–240 V AC, 12–6.3 A, 50/60 Hz
System I/O rear I/O expansion: Front side: 1x USB 2.0 1x VGA 1x iDRAC direct port Rear side: 1x USB 2.0 1x USB 3.0 1x VGA 1x iDRAC dedicated Ethernet port 2x RJ45 1 Gbps (Do not use) 2x RJ45 10 Gbp
Environment: -40°C to 65°C
Included accessories: Dell Ready Rails 2U Sliding Rails, 2x C13 to C14 power cords for rack PDU (Wall plug power cords are not included)
Multiple video export formats: yes
Smart Search: no info given
Alarm Manager: not given
3rd-party application support (ex. video analytics, data storage): yes
Operating system: Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021
Map function: no info given
Compatibility: supports Axis IP devices
Compression: not given
PTZ support: no info
Hardware warranty: 5 years
Dimensions: 721.62 x 482 x 87 mm
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