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Axis P1265 indoor pinhole IP camera with HD 1080p, WDR - Forensic Capture, Zipstream, edge storage and PoE

£405.60 inc VAT
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A non-invasive monitoring solution with flexible installation options, this modular IP camera from Axis combines the Axis P12 Mk II unit and the ultra-compact FA1125 pinhole sensor unit.

  • HD 1080p resolution
  • Fixed lens: 91° viewing angle
  • Detachable cable for flexible installation
  • Corridor Format for viewing narrow scenes
  • Forensic WDR renders image details evenly
  • Axis 5-year warranty
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Overview of the Axis P1265

  • Modular unit makes placement discreet and flexible, and installation simple
  • HD 1080p resolution from the small pinhole sensors
  • Wide viewing angle to suit most monitoring or surveillance scenarios
  • Highly capable image processing allows for Forensic WDR
  • Power over ethernet support


Part of the Axis P12 series, this modular IP camera consists of the Axis P12 Mk II main unit and a separate Axis FA1125 pinhole sensor to deliver discreet CCTV surveillance in HD resolution. Mounted discreetly at eye-level, the sensor will provide clear and detailed face shots, which can be important in many use cases.

Measuring less than 3cm in height, the ultra-compact sensor unit delivers high-quality HD 1080p resolution at up to 25 frames per second (fps). Designed for unobtrusive installation in areas with very limited space, fit the sensor behind a metal, glass or plastic panel that is up to 5cm thick - using the included bracket. For flexible installation options, the slim main unit can also be placed up to 8m away from the sensor using the detachable cable.


Wide dynamic range (WDR) – Forensic Capture technology improves images captured by the camera by compensating for bright light and shadows in a scene to ensure individuals and objects are clearly visible throughout the image. In addition, Axis Corridor Format is included and helps to maximise the area of interest in narrow scenes by vertically orientating the video stream.

The free Axis Companion application can be installed and offers a simple video management solution for up to 16 IP cameras. Available as a PC client or mobile application for iOS and Android devices, this handy software offers remote access to live views as well as the playback of recordings.

A variety of motion-based alarms can be configured to trigger edge recording and alert users of activity via email notifications. Users can also receive these alerts directly and in real-time to their mobile devices using the Axis Companion mobile app, or any supporting video management system (VMS).

Key features & benefits

  • Modular IP camera consists of the Axis P12 Mk II unit and ultra-compact FA1125 pinhole sensor unit
  • Capable of delivering high-quality HD 1080p resolution at up to 25 frames per second
  • Pinhole sensor unit can be installed in very tight spaces – providing an unobtrusive monitoring solution
  • Detachable cable allows the slim main unit and sensor to be separated by a distance of up to 8m
  • Improved performance in complex lighting with Wide Dynamic Range - Forensic Capture technology
  • Axis Corridor Format optimises viewing in narrow scenes and maximises the area of interest
  • Simple video management for up to 16 cameras using the free Axis Companion application
  • Configurable, camera-based video motion detection and tampering alarms help to enhance security monitoring
  • Reduced bandwidth levels with Axis’ award-winning Zipstream technology
  • Recordings can be written to the on-board MicroSD card (not included) - helpful in a stand-alone set-up
  • Support for PoE reduces cabling by delivering both power and network connectivity via a single cable

Compatible recording platforms

Typical applications

The Axis P1265 pinhole modular IP camera delivers smooth HD 1080p resolution at full frame rate and provides flexible installation options. Typical applications include ATMs, door-entry systems and cash-handling areas such as cashier desks, ingress and egress points, fire escapes and more.



  • Installation guide
  • Windows decoder 1-user license
  • AVHS Authentication key
  • 8m black cable
  • Locking nut
  • Axis F82A06 angled pinhole mount

Mounting options

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Key technical features of the Axis P1265


Environment: indoor
Type: fixed modular IP camera, Axis P12 Mk II and Axis FA1125 sensor
Sensor: 1/2.9” (effective) progressive scan RGB CMOS
Lens: fixed iris, 3.7 mm, F2.5: 91° horizontal angle of view, 45° vertical angle of view
PTZ: not given 
Memory: 512 MB RAM, 256 MB Flash
Power: Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1 Class 2 max 4.0 W, typical 2.5 W
Audio: not given


Resolution: (1920 x 1080)
Compression: H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) Baseline, Main and High Profiles Motion JPEG
Frame-rate: 25 fps
Bandwidth control: multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264 and Motion JPEG, controllable frame rate and bandwidth, VBR/MBR H.264, Axis Zipstream technology in H.264
Video overlay: text and image
Day/night: not given
Minimum illumination: colour: 0.27 lux
Imaging: compression, colour, brightness, sharpness, contrast, white balance, exposure value, exposure control, exposure zones, local contrast, rotation, Axis Corridor Format, mirroring of images, WDR - Forensic Capture

Viewing, detection & recording

Privacy masking: yes
Number of users: not given
Alarm detection: Axis Video Motion Detection, active tampering alarm, support for Axis Camera Application Platform 
Alarm action: file upload: email, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, network share, notification: email, HTTP, HTTPS and TCP, send SNMP trap, WDR mode
Pre-/post-alarm buffer: yes
On-camera recording: support for microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card
Direct-to-NAS storage: yes
Recording software supported: Axis Camera Station, Axis Companion software


Network: female RJ45 for 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE, RJ12 for sensor unit
Audio: not given
Alarm I/O: not given
Video: not given


Dimensions: Axis P12 Mk II main unit: 16.5 x 46 x 109 mm, Axis FA1105 sensor: 28 x 24 x 20mm, sensor unit cable: 8 m
Weight: Axis P12 Mk II main unit: 72 g, Axis FA1105 sensor: 12.2 g, sensor unit cable: 128 g
Warranty: 5 years
Mounting methods: Axis F82A06 angled pinhole mount included
Operating temperatures: –20°C to 50°C
Power consumption: max. 4W
Dynamic DNS: yes
Protocols supported: IPv4/v6, HTTP, HTTPSa, SSL/TLSa, QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnPTM, SNMPv1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II), DNS, DynDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, SFTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH
QoS: yes
Security: user authentication, watermark, IP address filtering, anonymous access, reset
ONVIF compliant: yes

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