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Axis Q1952-E outdoor thermal IP camera with 640x480 resolution thermal imaging and support for AI-based analytics

£5,785.20 inc VAT
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This outdoor-ready IP camera provides 24-hour thermal imaging, with a choice of lens sizes that offer viewing angles up to 63° - ideal for locations that require reliable detection in challenging conditions.

  • Thermal imaging in 640 x 480 resolution
  • Choice of fixed lens: up to 63° horizontal views
  • 24/7 thermal imaging
  • Built-in cybersecurity features
  • A range of on-board and supported analytics applications
  • Axis 5-year warranty
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  • Thermal imaging in 640x480 resolution at up to 30fps
  • A range of fixed lens options offer up to 63° horizontal viewing angles
  • An assortment of integrated analytics applications and support for many more (including third-party applications)
  • Built-in cybersecurity features such as Edge Vault
  • Axis 5-year warranty
  • Size: Ø132 x 272 mm

Overview of the Axis Q1952-E

Part of the advanced Axis Q19 series, this durable thermal IP camera delivers 640 x 480 resolution thermal imaging that can be scaled up to 800 x 600. Providing reliable detection in complete darkness or when an area’s view is obscured by smoke or dust, this unit is an ideal choice for demanding applications such as perimeter security. A choice of lens sizes is available and the model also includes a variety of onboard Axis analytics, as well as the ability to utilise AI-based analytics to help improve detection capabilities and allow for proactive surveillance.

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Key technical features of the Axis Q1952-E


Environment: outdoor (IP66/67, NEMA 4X & IK10)
Type: thermal bullet
Sensor: uncooled microbolometer 640x480 pixels, pixel size: 17 μm. Spectral range: 8-14 μm
Lens: 10mm: 63° 19mm: 31° 35mm: 17°
PTZ: digital PTZ only
Audio: external microphone input or line input, simplex, two-way audio via edge-to-edge technology, ring power, automatic gain control
Power: Power-over-Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1 Class 3, typical: 5.40 W, max: 12.95 W
Memory: 1024 MB RAM, 512 MB Flash


Resolution: sensor is 640x480. Image can be scaled up to 800x600 (SVGA)
Compression: H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, H.265 (MPEG-H Part 2/HEVC)
Frame rate: up to 8.3 fps and 30fps
Video streaming: multiple, individually configurable streams in H.265, H.264 and Motion JPEG, Zipstream technology
Day/night: none
Minimum illumination: none
IR illumination: none
Video overlay: text and image
Image settings: contrast, brightness, sharpness, exposure zones, compression, rotation: auto, 0°, 90°, 180°, 270° including Corridor Format, mirroring, dynamic text and image overlay, polygon privacy mask, electronic image stabilisation


Application Programming Interface: open API for software integration, including VAPIX and AXIS Camera Application Platform; specifications at One-click cloud connection ONVIF Profile G, ONVIF Profile S, and ONVIF Profile T
Event triggers: included: operating temperature, Axis Video Motion Detection, tampering alarm Axis Fence Guard, Axis Motion Guard, Axis Loitering Guard, support for Axis Camera Application Platform enabling installation of third-party applications
Event 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
Privacy masking: yes

Video Management

On-camera recording: support for MicroSD/microSDHC/microSDXC and support for encryption, support for recording to dedicated network-attached storage (NAS)
Network video recorders: Axis NVRs, ONVIF support for 3rd party
Video Management Software: Axis Companion, Axis Camera Station, Milestone XProtect
Cloud: Morphean Cloud CCTV, CamStreamer Cloud


Network connections: Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1 Class 3
Alarm I/O connections: shielded RJ45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T 3.5 mm mic/line in Terminal block for 1 supervised alarm input and 1 output (12 V DC output, max. load 25 mA) DC input, terminal block
Dimensions: Ø132mm x 272mm
Weight: 1.4kg 
Casing: colour: white, IP66/67, IK10, NEMA 4X
Operating temperatures: -40°C to 60°C
Mounting methods: ceiling, wall
Installation aids: pixel counter
Warranty: 5 year
Power consumption: max. 12.95W
Protocols supported: IPv4, IPv6 USGv6, HTTP, HTTPSa , HTTP/2, 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, IGMPv1/v2/v3, RTCP, DHCPv4/v6, SOCKS, SSH, LLDP, MQTT v3.1.1, Syslog
Security: Password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPSa encryption, IEEE 802.1x (EAP-TLS) a network access control, digest authentication, user access log, centralized certificate management, brute force delay protection, signed firmware, secure boot, protection of cryptographic keys with FIPS 140-2 certified TPM 2.0 module, Axis Edge Vault with Axis device ID
Approvals: EMC CISPR 24, CISPR 35, EN 50121-4, EN 55024, EN 55032 Class A, EN 55035, EN 61000-6-1, EN 61000-6-2, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A, ICES-3(A)/NMB-3(A), IEC 62236-4, KC KN32 Class A, KC KN35, RCM AS/NZS CISPR32 Class A, VCCI Class A Safety IEC/EN/UL 60950-22, IEC/EN/UL 62368–1 Environment IEC 60068-2-1, IEC/EN 60068-2-14, IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-27, IEC 60068-2-6, IEC/EN 60068-2-78, IEC/EN 60529 IP66/IP67, IEC/EN 62262 IK10b , ISO 21207 Method B, MIL-STD-810H (Method 501.7, 502.7, 505.7, 506.6, 507.6, 509.7, 510.7, 514.8, 516.8, 521.4), NEMA 250 Type 4X, NEMA TS 2 (2.2.7–2.2.9) Network NIST SP500-267

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