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Axis Q3708-PVE outdoor IP camera with up to 15MP resolution, multiple sensors, 180° views and WDR - Forensic Capture

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This Axis multi-sensor dome houses 3 lens modules that together deliver 180° overviews - making it ideal for observing wide outdoor areas. The vandal-resistant unit also supports Forensic WDR for improved imaging in high-contrast scenes.

  • PoE+ support for simplified installation
  • Axis Forensic WDR for improved imaging
  • Factory-focused lens for easy installation
  • 3 lenses: combined 180° viewing angle
  • Up to 15MP resolution
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This product is discontinued, an alternative model is the Axis Q3819-PVE

Overview of the Axis Q3708-PVE

This multi-sensor dome houses three lens modules that together, deliver 180° overviews in 15MP resolution. The IP66 and IK10-rated unit also supports true day/night recording, making it ideal for round-the-clock surveillance of exposed locations. Additional features include Axis’ award-winning Zipstream technology and easy installation using Power-over-Ethernet plus (PoE+).

Designed to deliver a full panoramic overview of indoor or outdoor areas, the dome's three factory-focused lenses can deliver 3 x Quad HD video footage at full frame rate or 3 x 5MP resolution at up to 16 frames per second (fps). Each lens module is also fitted to a track on the structure of the dome and can be manually adjusted to achieve optimum panoramic viewing.

Support for wide dynamic range (WDR) – Forensic Capture helps to improve the quality of images captured in high contrast scenes. By lowering noise levels and increasing the image signal, the technology ensures details are clearly visible in both bright and dark areas.

A range of configurable video motion detection and tampering alarms are supported to help provide reliable and accurate security monitoring. When triggered, these alarms can send alerts directly to the user via notifications such as email.

Axis’ Zipstream technology is supported and helps to lower bandwidth and storage levels by an average of up to 50%. By optimising the video stream in real-time, important details can be retained while unnecessary data is removed. In addition, Power-over-Ethernet Plus supplies the camera with both power and network connectivity over a single cable - enabling quick and cost-effective installation.

Please note: there is no power supply included with this unit. It is power over ethernet capable.

Key features & benefits

  • Multi-sensor IP camera features 3 lens modules that provide 180° overviews
  • Delivers 3 x Quad HD video at full frame rate or 3 x 5MP resolution at 16 frames per second
  • All three lens modules can be manually adjusted to set the desired viewing direction
  • Factory-focused lenses eliminate the need for manual focusing - enabling quick and easy installation
  • True day/night functionality with integrated IR-cut filter provides round-the-clock surveillance
  • Vandal resistant IK10 and IP66-rated housing is suitable for use in exposed indoor or outdoor areas
  • WDR - Forensic Capture improves visibility and ensures the capture of details in high contrast scenes
  • Enhanced security monitoring with a range of configurable video motion detection and tampering alarms
  • Axis Zipstream technology lowers bandwidth by analysing and optimising the video stream in real time
  • PoE+ supplies power to the camera through the network cable for cost-effective installation

Compatible recording platforms

  • Axis Camera Station
  • Milestone XProtect

Typical applications

The Axis Q3708-PVE dome delivers high-quality IP CCTV footage at up to 15MP resolution. Its three lens modules provide a panoramic view of the scene, making it an ideal choice for the observation of large areas such as amusement parks, stadiums and city surveillance.



  • RJ45 Push-pull connector (IP66)
  • Torx L-key T30
  • Weather shield
  • Installation Guide
  • Windows decoder 1-user license


  • PoE+ midspan
  • Mounting accessories
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Key technical features of the Axis Q3708-PVE


Environment: outdoor (IP66, IK10, NEMA 4X rated)
Type: multi-sensor dome
Sensor: 3 x 1/1.8” progressive scan CMOS
Lens: 3 x lenses, fixed focus, 5.0 mm, F2.8, combined horizontal angle of view: 180°
Power: Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3at Type 2 Class 4, max. 25.5 W, typical 18.3 W
Memory: 2.5 GB RAM, 512 MB Flash
Audio: not given


Resolution: 3 x (2560 x 1920) to (480 x 270)
Compression: H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) Baseline, Main and High Profiles Motion JPEG
Frame-rate: 3 x Quad HD (2560 x 1440): up to 25 fps, 3 x 5MP: up to 16 fps
Bandwidth control: multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264 and Motion JPEG, controllable frame rate and bandwidth, VBR/CBR H.264, Axis Zipstream technology in H.264
Day/night: automatically removable infrared cut-filter
Minimum illumination: colour: 2 lux, F2.8, b/w: 0.4 lux, F2.8
Zoom: not given
Video overlay: text and image
Imaging: compression, colour, brightness, sharpness, contrast, white balance, exposure control, exposure zones, backlight compensation, fine tuning of behaviour at different light levels, WDR - forensic capture, text and image overlay, capture alignment

Viewing, detection & recording

Privacy masking: yes
Number of users: not given
Alarm detection: video motion detection, active tampering alarm, AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) enabling installation of Axis video motion detection 3
Alarm action: file upload: FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, network share and email, notification: email, HTTP, HTTPS, TCP and SNMP trap, video recording to edge storage, overlay text
Pre-/post-alarm buffer: yes
On-camera recording: support for recording to dedicated network-attached storage (NAS)
Direct-to-NAS storage: yes 


Power: Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3at Type 2 Class 4, max. 25.5 W, typical 18.3 W
Network: RJ45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T


Dimensions: ø205 x 172 mm
Weight: 2.5kg (with weather shield)
Casing: IP66 and NEMA 4X-rated, IK10 impact-resistant aluminium casing with transparent, polycarbonate cover and dehumidifying membrane 
Warranty: 5 years
Mounting methods: mounting methods available separately
Operating temperatures: -40°C to 55°C
Power consumption: max. 25.5W
Dynamic DNS: yes
Protocols supported: IPv4/v6, HTTP, HTTPSa, SSL/TLSa, QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnPTM, SNMP v1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II), DNS, DynDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, SFTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH
QoS: yes
Security: password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPSa encryption, IEEE 802.1Xa network access control, digest authentication, user access log, centralized certificate management
ONVIF compliant: yes, profile S
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