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Axis Q6078-E outdoor-ready PTZ with 4K resolution, 360° pan, 20x optical zoom, Axis Object Analytics and PoE+

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This vandal-resistant PTZ camera provides powerful surveillance for larger areas that require flexible, round-the-clock monitoring in demanding conditions. The camera’s many analytics features provide advanced & in-depth scene investigation

  • 4K resolution
  • 360° pan and 220° tilt functionality
  • 20x optical zoom
  • Axis Object Analytics
  • Power and network connectivity supplied through PoE+
  • Axis 5-year warranty
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  • Overview of the Axis Q6078-E

    • 4K resolution at up to 25fps
    • 360° pan and 220° tilt functionality
    • 20x optical zoom
    • Axis Object Analytics
    • Axis 5-year warranty
    • Size: Ø232 mm x 271 mm

    This outdoor-ready PTZ camera provides highly detailed video in 4K resolution at full frame rate. It also features full pan/tilt functionality and 20x optical zoom for in-depth scene investigation. Part of Axis’ Q series that’s known for its variety of high-performance features, the camera includes Axis’ powerful ARTPEC-7 chipset which boosts processing power and performance – enabling the provision of intelligent analytics and imaging technologies such as Axis Object Analytics and wide dynamic range. 


    The powerful unit can deliver 4K resolution at up to 25 frames per second, or up to 50 fps in all lower resolutions. It features an endless 360° pan and 220° tilt to offer comprehensive navigation across wide outdoor areas - allowing activity to be easily monitored by the operator. This is further enhanced by the 20x optical zoom that allows the scene to be inspected in even greater detail. Additionally, true day/night functionality delivers crisp surveillance round-the-clock.


    Wide dynamic range (WDR) technology improves images captured in challenging lighting conditions by compensating for bright light and dark shadows - ensuring individuals and objects are clearly visible and easily identified. In addition, the camera also includes Axis’ Zipstream technology which preserves important detail whilst significantly reducing bandwidth and saving valuable storage space; this is especially helpful when dealing with high-resolution images such as 4K that feature a high pixel count.

    Video analytics

    Axis Object Analytics come with this camera as standard, which helps to detect and classify moving objects in a scene and allows users to apply conditions for sending alarms - such as movement or line crossing. Additionally, the unit’s configurable video motion detection alarms are enhanced by Axis’ Active Gatekeeper technology, Autotracking 2 and orientation aid; these features combined help to identify regions of interest when motion is detected and follow the target object to enable detailed surveillance. Furthermore, a range of basic analytics are also included such as object counting, to help enhance scene awareness, and mosaic privacy masking to conceal areas that do not require surveillance.

    Video management

    Edge storage provides a handy backup in cases of network intermittence (SD card not included). The camera is also integrated with support for network-attached storage (NAS) devices which offer larger storage capacities. Users are also able to integrate this unit into high-performance video management systems such as Axis Camera Station or Milestone XProtect for comprehensive monitoring of footage.


    This camera includes an Axis High PoE midspan, combining both power and network connectivity into one cable for simplified and cost-effective installation. Furthermore, the camera’s housing is IP67 and IK10-rated, allowing it to function between -20 and 50°C in exposed environments prone to vandalism.

    Key features & benefits

    • Captures high-quality video in 4K resolution at up to 25fps
    • Full PTZ functionality, with 20x optical zoom, allows close investigation of events
    • True day/night functionality provides 24-hour surveillance of outdoor locations
    • WDR renders details in strongly backlit scenes ensuring objects can be seen
    • Axis Active Gatekeeper with Autotracking 2 and orientation aid allows for active object tracking and quick orientation
    • Video motion detection methods can be configured to alert users of possible incidents in real-time
    • Zipstream technology optimises bandwidth
    • Integrated MicroSD card (not included) provides a handy backup in case of network failure
    • Supports storage to NAS devices for larger storage capacity requirements
    • Supplied with an Axis High PoE midspan for cost-efficient, simple installation
    • IP67 and IK10-rated housing provides durability and protection from inclement weather and vandalism

    Typical applications

    This vandal-resistant, powerful PTZ camera provides an advanced surveillance solution for areas that require flexible, round-the-clock monitoring in demanding conditions. This unit is ideal for use in areas such as city centres, zoos, and amusement parks.



    • Axis High PoE 60 W SFP midspan 1-port
    • RJ45 Push-pull Connector (IP66)
    • Installation Guide
    • Sunshield
    • Windows decoder 1-user license

    Optional (please select from the accessories tab if required):

    • SD card
    • Mounting accessories

    Mounting options (select optional accessories from the dropdown menu)

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Key technical features of the Axis Q6078-E


Environment: outdoor (IP67 and IK10 rated)
Type: PTZ dome
Sensor: 1/2.5” progressive scan RGB CMOS
Lens: 4.4–88.4 mm, F2.0-3.8 Horizontal field of view: 68.3°-4.2° Vertical field of view: 42.1°-2.34° Autofocus, P-iris control
PTZ: pan: 360° endless, 0.05°–450°/s Tilt: 220°, 0.05°–450°/s Zoom: 20x optical, 12x digital, total 240x zoom E-flip, 256 preset positions, tour recording (max 10, max duration 16 minutes each), guard tour (max 100), control queue, on-screen directional indicator, orientation aid PTZ, set new pan 0°, adjustable zoom speed, focus recall
Audio: none
Power: Axis High PoE 60 W SFP midspan: 100–240 V AC, max 66.1 W Camera consumption: typical 16 W, max 51 W
Memory: 2GB RAM, 512 MB Flash


Resolution: 4K: 3840x2160
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 fps
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
Day/night: automatically removable infrared-cut filter
Minimum illumination: colour: 0.2 lux at 30 IRE, F2.0, b/w: 0.002 at 30 IRE, F2.0
IR illumination: none
Video overlay: text and image
Image settings: manual shutter time, compression, colour, brightness, sharpness, WDR - dynamic contrast, white balance, exposure control, exposure zones, fine tuning of behaviour at low light, rotation: 0°, 180°, text and image overlay, polygon privacy masks, electronic image stabilisation (EIS), freeze on PTZ, defog, backlight compensation, scene profiles


Application Programming Interface: Axis Object Analytics, AXIS motion guard, AXIS fence guard, Axis Loitering Guard, Axis Video Motion Detection, Autotracking 2, active gatekeeper, Axis OSDI Zones, Orientation Aid PTZ. Support for AXIS Camera Application Platform enabling installation of third-party applications. ONVIF support.
Event triggers: included: Axis Video Motion Detection, tampering alarm. Supported: Axis Fence Guard, Axis Motion Guard, Axis Loitering Guard, support for Axis Camera Application Platform enabling installation of third-party applications
Event action: day/night mode, overlay text, video recording to edge storage, pre- and post-alarm video buffering, send SNMP trap PTZ: PTZ preset, start/stop guard tour File upload via FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS network share and email Notification via email, HTTP, HTTPS and TCP
Privacy masking: yes

Video Management

On-camera recording: support for SD/SDHC/SDXC card, support for SD card encryption (AES-XTS-Plain64 256bit), support for recording to 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: Axis High PoE 60 W SFP midspan: 100–240 V AC, max 66.1 W Camera consumption: typical 16 W, max 51 W
Alarm I/O connections: none
Dimensions: Ø232 mm x 271 mm
Weight: 3.75kg 
Casing: IP66-, IP67-, NEMA 4X- and IK10-rated Metal casing (aluminium), polycarbonate (PC) clear dome, sunshield (ASA)
Operating temperatures:

30W: -20°C to 50°C 

60W: -50°C to 50°C 

Mounting methods: ceiling, wall (mounting brackets not included)
Installation aids: pixel counter, levelling guide
Warranty: 5 year
Power consumption: max. 51W
Protocols supported: Pv4, IPv6 USGv6, HTTP, HTTP/2, 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, IGMPv1/v2/v3, RTCP, ICMP, DHCPv4/v6, ARP, SOCKS, SSH, NTCIP, 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: MC EN 55032 Class A, EN 55035, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN 61000-6-1, EN 61000-6-2, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A, ICES-003 Class A, VCCI Class A, RCM AS/NZS CISPR 32 Class A, KCC KN32 Class A, KN35 EN 50121-4, IEC 62236-4 Safety IEC/EN/UL 60950-1 IEC/EN/UL 60950-22, IEC/EN/UL 62368–1 Environment IEC/EN 60529 IP66/IP67, NEMA TS 2 (2.2.7-2.2.9), IEC 62262 IK10, ISO 4892-2, EN 50121-4, IEC 62236-4, IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-6, IEC 60068-2-14, IEC 60068-2-27, IEC 60068-2-60, IEC 60068-2-78, NEMA 250 Type 4X Network NIST SP500-267 Midspan: EN 60950-1, GS, UL, cUL, CE, FCC, VCCI, CB, KCC, UL-AR

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