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Axis P1254 indoor mini-bullet IP camera with HD 720p, 102° angle of view, Zipstream technology, edge recording and PoE

Axis P1254 indoor mini-bullet IP camera with HD 720p, 102° angle of view, Zipstream technology, edge recording and PoE
£275.00   £330.00 inc VAT
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Ideal for unobtrusive monitoring of indoor areas, this modular IP camera by Axis combines the Axis P12 Mk II main unit with a separate Axis F1004 mini-bullet sensor. Remote access is possible via the Axis Companion mobile app.
  • HD 720p resolution
  • Fixed lens: 102° viewing angle
  • Compact for unobtrusive monitoring
  • Corridor Format for viewing narrow areas
  • PoE delivers power & network connection
  • Axis 5-year warranty

Overview of the Axis P1254

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This modular network camera consists of the Axis P12 Mk II main unit and a separate mini-bullet sensor unit to provide unobtrusive, HD monitoring of indoor areas. Additional features include built-in SD card storage, Axis’ Zipstream technology and support for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE).

The palm-sized sensor unit delivers high quality HD 720p resolution at up to 25 frames per second (fps) alongside wide horizontal views of up to 102°. It can be easily mounted on walls or ceilings using the attached base plate, then manually rotated and tilted to provide the desired viewing direction. For flexible installation options, the main unit can also be placed up to 8m away from the sensor using the detachable cable.

Images captured in high contrast scenes are improved with wide dynamic range (WDR) technology. By ensuring details in both bright and dark areas are not lost, objects and individuals can be more easily identified. Also, support for Axis Corridor Format allows viewing in narrow scenes to be optimised by simply rotating the sensor 90° - preventing redundant areas from being recorded.

Axis Companion software is supported and provides an easy to use video management solution for up to 16 IP cameras – free of charge. The software allows users to record and playback video footage from the camera’s SD card (not included) for an affordable, remote monitoring solution. Axis Companion is available as a PC client and mobile application.

Configurable video motion detection and tampering alarms can trigger recording to the SD card whilst alerting users of activity via a range of notifications including email. The user can also receive these alerts directly to their mobile device using the Axis Companion mobile app.

Axis Zipstream technology analyses and optimises the video stream in real time, recording important details in high quality, whilst filtering out other areas to help reduce bandwidth and storage use. Helpful PoE support supplies the camera with both power and network connection over a single cable to enable quick and cost-effective installation. Recordings can be written to the on-board MicroSD card and allows the camera to be used as a standalone unit.

Please note: this camera does not come with a power supply, please select from the accessories tab if required.

Key features & benefits

  • Modular IP camera consists of the Axis P12 Mk II unit and mini-bullet sensor unit
  • Smooth, high-quality video footage in HD 720p resolution at 25 frames per second
  • Wide area coverage with horizontal views up to 102°
  • Manual adjustments to the mini-bullet sensor module help to easily set the desired viewing direction
  • Detachable cable enables the main unit and sensor to be separated by a distance of up to 8m
  • Wide dynamic range allows details to be captured in complex light conditions
  • Axis Corridor Format optimises viewing in narrow scenes and maximises the area of interest
  • Axis Companion offers a simple video management solution for up to 16 IP cameras – free of charge
  • Enhanced security monitoring with a range of video motion detection and tampering alarms
  • Reduced bandwidth levels with Axis’ award winning Zipstream technology
  • Built-in SD card storage allows the camera to be used as a standalone unit
  • PoE supplies power to the camera through the network cable for cost-effective installation

Compatible recording platforms

Typical applications

The Axis P1254 modular IP camera delivers high quality HD 720p resolution and provides a non-invasive surveillance solution with flexible installation options. Typical applications include small retail stores, waiting areas and cash handling areas such as cashier registers.



  • Installation guide
  • Windows decoder 1-user license
  • AVHS Authentication key
  • Base plate

Key technical features of the Axis P1254


Environment: indoor
Type: fixed modular IP camera, Axis P12 Mk II and Axis F1004 mini bullet sensor
Sensor: 1/4” (effective) progressive scan RGB CMOS
Lens: fixed iris, 2.1 mm, F2.2: 102° horizontal angle of view, 56° 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 4.0W, typical 2.5W
Audio: not given


Resolution: (1280 x 720) to (480 x 270)
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 (Main, Baseline and High Profiles) 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: 0.4 lux
Imaging: compression, colour, brightness, sharpness, contrast, white balance, exposure value, exposure control, exposure zones, local contrast, rotation, Axis Corridor Format, mirroring of images, Wide Dynamic Range

Viewing, detection & recording

Privacy masking: yes
Number of users: not given
Alarm detection: Axis Video Motion Detection 3, active tampering alarm, support for Axis Camera Application Platform enabling installation of Axis Cross Line Detection and third-party applications
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 up to 64 GB
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 mini bullet 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 F1004 mini bullet sensor: 60 x 60 x 89 mm, sensor unit cable: 8 m
Weight: Axis P12 Mk II main unit: 72 g, Axis F1004 mini bullet sensor: 55 g, sensor unit cable: 128 g
Warranty: 5 years
Mounting methods: included base plate for wall or ceiling mounting
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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