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Axis M3066-V indoor, 4MP vandal-resistant mini dome camera with H.265, Zipstream, edge storage, WDR and HDMI output

This product is discontinued. An alternative model is Axis M3086-V.
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Designed for ease of installation, this ultra-compact IP camera is unobtrusive and can be used reliably in indoor locations that are prone to vandalism attempts. It can also output to a public display screen directly by HDMI.

  • PoE simplifies installation
  • HDMI output for streaming to local display
  • WDR helps to improve image capture
  • Fixed lens: 131° viewing angle
  • 4MP resolution
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This product is discontinued, an alternative model is the Axis M3086-V

Overview of the Axis M3066-V

The Axis M3066-V is a compact mini dome IP camera with a high definition 4MP resolution. H.265 video compression reduces bandwidth and storage requirements, day/night functionality for video capture in dark rooms and WDR for sharp, uniform exposure for scenes when there’s both dark and light areas. An HDMI output provides a live stream to a public viewing monitor without a network connection.

Designed with ease of installation in mind, this ultra-compact dome is unobtrusive, comes factory focussed and when in place is easy to level and point in any direction. A single data cable is all that is required for connectivity and the snap-on case finishes a clean installation without visible screws.

With a 4MP resolution (2304x1728px) the camera will deliver large high definition images for maximum detail. Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) can even out the exposure of bright/dark areas in the scene for a more uniform result and the M3066-V will capture images in complete darkness using the IR-cut filter when combined with an external IR light.

The Axis M3066-V can also output to a public display screen directly by HDMI. With the Micro HDMI output port a live image can be broadcast on a local monitor or television without the need for a network connection or computer.

Intelligent video applications can be installed via Axis Camera Application Platform (ACAP). This give access to powerful features such as virtual tripwires, people counting, licence plate recognition etc. Pre-installed applications include Axis Video Motion Detection for alarm triggers based on movement and Active Tampering Alarm which can be set to notify the operator if the camera has been moved, obscured or damaged.

With support for the latest H.265 video format, the M3066-V is bandwidth efficient lowering bitrates, reducing total storage costs on your recording platform. Recording can be configured at the edge using the built-in MicroSD card slot or, if more storage is required, video can be stored to a NAS (Network Attached Storage). Axis Zipstream can further reduce bandwidth use by prioritising relevant information and reducing the bitrate of non-relevant areas by using dynamic regions of interest combined with dynamic GOP and frame rates.

Please note: this camera does not come with a power supply, please select a midspan from the accessories tab if required.

Key features & benefits

  • 4MP resolution (2304x1728px) at up to 30 fps (with power line frequency 50/60hz)
  • 131° wide horizontal viewing angle for surveillance of large areas using a single camera, lowering surveillance costs
  • Day/night function with IR-cut filter for video capture in dark rooms when combined with an IR light source
  • Wide Dynamic Range balances exposure of light and dark areas to deliver accurate exposure across a scene
  • H.265 video compression reduces bandwidth use and storage costs. Legacy formats also available H.264 and Motion JPEG
  • Axis Zipstream offers further bandwidth reduction by proprietary dynamic ROI/GOP/FPS algorithms
  • HDMI output for live streaming to a local display
  • Intelligent on-board analytics support for Axis and third-party applications via Axis Camera Application Platform (ACAP)
  • Edge recording via MicroSD card for local on-camera recording
  • Easy to install with single PoE Ethernet cable installation
  • Can be wall or ceiling mounted with 3-axis movement

Compatible recording platforms

  • Axis Camera Station
  • Milestone XProtect
  • Axis Companion application (free)
  • Morphean Cloud CCTV
  • CamStreamer Cloud

Typical applications

The Axis M3066-V mini-dome is 4MP high resolution network camera which can be used for unobtrusive surveillance in a wide range of applications where a high level of detail is required including retail (cash registers, shoplifting), stock rooms (theft), banks/cash offices or for general monitoring of interior spaces in retail shops, offices, leisure centres etc.



  • Installation guide
  • Windows decoder 1-user license


  • Micro SD card
  • PoE midspan
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Key technical features of the Axis M3066-V


Sensor:1/2.5" progressive scan RGB CMOS
Lens:2.4 mm, F2.1 Horizontal field of view: 131° Vertical field of view: 97° Fixed iris, IR corrected
Power:Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1 Class 1, max. 3.0 W, typical 2.5 W
Memory:1GB RAM, 512 MB Flash


Resolution:2304x1728 to 320x240
Compression:H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) Baseline, Main and High Profiles, H.265 MPEG-H Part 2/HEVC) Main Profile, Motion JPEG
Frame-rate:25/30 fps with power line frequency 50/60 Hz
Bandwidth control:Multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264, H.265 and Motion JPEG, Axis Zipstream technology in H.264 and H.265, Controllable frame rate and bandwidth, VBR/MBR H.264/H.265
Day/night:yes, automatically removeable infrared cut-filter
Minimum illumination:colour: 0.23 lux F2.0, B/W: 0.05 lux F2.1
Video overlay:text and image
Imaging:Compression, colour saturation, brightness, sharpness, contrast, white balance, day/night threshold, exposure control (including automatic gain control), WDR up to 115 dB depending on scene, fine tuning of low-light behaviour, text and image overlay, privacy masks, mirroring, rotation: 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°, including Corridor Format

Viewing, detection & recording

Privacy masking:yes
Alarm detection:video motion detection, Active tampering alarm, support for AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) enabling installation of AXIS and third-party applications, see
Alarm action:Record video: SD card and network share, Upload of images or video clips: FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, network share, and email, Pre- and post-alarm video or image buffering for recording or upload. Notification: email, HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, and SNMP trap, Overlay text
Pre-/post-alarm buffer:yes
On-camera recording:Support for microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card and encryption (card not included). Recording to network-attached storage (NAS)
Recording software supported:Axis Camera Station, Axis Companion software, Milestone XProtect


Power:Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Class 1
Network:RJ45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE
Monitor:Micro HDMI type D connector for direct connection and local monitoring


Dimensions:height: 56mm (2.2in), 101mm (4 in) diameter
Warranty:5 years
Mounting methods:wall or ceiling
Operating temperatures:0 °C to 45 °C
Sustainability:52% recycled plastics, PVC-free, BFR/CFR free
Power consumption:max. 3.0 W, typical 2.5 W
Dynamic DNS:yes
Protocols supported:IPv4, IPv6 USGv6, HTTP, HTTPSa, SSL/TLSa, QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP, SFTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnP®, SNMP v1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II), DNS, DynDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, SRTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH, SIP, LLDP
Security:password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPS encryption, IEEE 802.1X (EAP-TLS), network access control, digest authentication, user access log, centralized certificate management, brute force delay protection, signed firmware
ONVIF compliant:yes, profile G/S/T
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