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Axis M7116 video encoder with 16 channels, H.264, H.265 and MJPEG streams, edge storage and PTZ control

£1,155.60 inc VAT
Free delivery on mainland UK and most EU countries. Check delivery charges to where you are.

The Axis M7116 offers a cost-effective and user-friendly solution for the migration of analogue CCTV to an IP-based system - without the need to upgrade existing cameras.

  • Rack-mountable 16-channel encoder
  • Encode video from analogue static and PTZ cameras to IP
  • 30fps on all channels
  • Zipstream with support for H.264 and H.265
  • Axis 5-year warranty
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Overview of the Axis M7116 Video Encoder

  • Support for up to 16 camera channels
  • Bandwidth reduction and image retention through Zipstream
  • Edge storage with four built-in MicroSD card slots
  • Axis 5-year warranty
  • Size: 44 x 145 x 440 mm

This 16-channel unit is ideal to migrate analogue CCTV systems of any size over to being IP-based. It can encode 16 analogue video cameras to IP using H.264, H.265 and Motion JPEG streams simultaneously at 30 frames per second (fps) on all channels.

Encoding your analogue CCTV camers over to IP brings intelligent video capabilities such as motion detection and active tampering alarms and the unit also supports PTZ control via the built-in RS-485 port - enabling any pan-tilt-zoom feature on analogue cameras to be be caried over into a network-based CCTV system. Four integrated MicroSD slots provide edge storage that works as a helpful backup in the event of network failure or can be integrated into your NVR or software-based CCTV recording tool.

The M7116 can either be used as a standalone unit or can be mounted in a 19" rack and comes with a power supply.

Key Features & Benefits

  • 16 channels of analugue video (BNC connection) supported
  • Integrated RS-485 port enables control of analogue PTZ cameras
  • Simultaneous stream in H.264, H.265 and MJPEG at 30 frames per second
  • Support for 4 x SD card storage (cards not included)
  • Can be used as both a standalone unit or mounted in a 19" rack
  • Support for video motion detection and active tampering alarm - increasing dynamic scene awareness
  • Power supply included

Compatible Recording Platforms

Typical Applications

The Axis M7116 video encoder can support the migration of up to 16 analogue cameras to an IP-based system, making it suitable for small to medium applications. Typical applications include locations such as small shops and retail premises, manufacturing, restaurants or any CCTV system where the benfits of moving from analogue technology to a network-based system are desired, but the cost of replacing cameras is prohibitive.



  • Power supply
  • Mounting and connector kits
  • Installation guide
  • Installation and management software CD
  • Windows decoder user licenses


  • MicroSD storage
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Key technical features for Axis M7116 video encoder


Environment indoor, 0°C ~ + 50°C
Power: max 26 W
Memory: 1024 MB RAM, 512 MB Flash


Resolution: 76x144/176x120 (PAL/NTSC) to 720x576/720x480 (PAL/NTSC)
PTZ: RS-485
Compression: H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), H.265 (MPEG-H part 2/HEVC), Motion JPEG
Image settings: rotation: 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°, de-interlace filter, compression, colour, brightness, contrast, aspect ratio correction, mirroring of images, text and image overlay, polygon privacy mask, video termination, sharpness, noise reduction
Frame-rate: 25/30 fps in all resolutions, up to 30 fps in quad view at full resolution

Viewing, detection & recording

Video streaming: 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/ABR/MBR H.264/H.265 Quad view
Simultaneous users: not given
Alarm trigger: video motion detection, active tampering alarm
Alarm actions: guard tours, upload of images or video clips, notification, overlay text, preset positions, recordings, SNMP trap messages, status LED, video clips
Card recording: support for microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card and encryption Recording to network-attached storage (NAS)
Bandwidth control: Axis Zipstream


Power: max 26 W
Network: 1 x 1000 Base TX Ethernet on RJ45
Video: 16 x analogue composite video inputs (BNC)
Other: 4 x terminal blocks for RS422/RS485 serial communication (full duplex), 1 x DC input terminal block


Dimensions: L440mm x W145mm x D44mm
Weight: 2.05kg (net)
Casing: metal casing
Warranty: 5 years
Operating temperatures: 0°C ~ + 50°C (32°F ~ 122°F), operating humidity 10% ~ 85% (non-condensing)
Power consumption: 26 W
Protocols supported: 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, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH, MQTT v3.1.1
Security: password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPSa encryption, IEEE 802.1x (EAP-TLS) a , network access control, digest authentication, user access log, multi-level user, brute force delay protection, signed firmware, secure boot, Axis Edge Vault with Axis device ID
Software: open API for software integration, including VAPIX® and AXIS Camera Application Platform;
ONVIF compliant: yes
Mounting: standalone, rackmount or wallmount
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