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Axis FA4090-E thermal sensor unit with 208x156 resolution thermal imaging, designed for use with Axis' FA54 main unit

Axis FA4090-E thermal sensor unit with 208x156 resolution thermal imaging, designed for use with Axis\' FA54 main unit
£646.00   £775.20 inc VAT
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Designed for connection with an Axis FA54 main unit, this unobtrusive thermal sensor provides accurate detection - 24 hours a day. It's ideal for use in sensitive areas where detection is required without compromising personal data.
  • Thermal imaging in 208x156 resolution
  • Fixed lens: 35.4° viewing angle
  • For use with an Axis FA54 main unit
  • Detachable 12m cable
  • IP67-rated casing for reliable outdoor use
  • Axis 5-year warranty

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Overview of the Axis FA4090-E

Designed for connection to the Axis FA54 main unit, this outdoor-ready thermal sensor unit provides unobtrusive and accurate detection - 24-hours a day. Part of the Axis FA4 series, the advanced sensor is suitable for use in sensitive locations that require reliable detection (without revealing personal details).

When connected the Axis FA54 main unit, the compact FA4090-E is capable of delivering thermal imaging in 208x156 resolution at up to 8.3 frames per second (fps) - in any lighting condition. The sensor can also be easily mounted onto a wall or ceiling using the included vari-angle mounting bracket, then manually tilted to achieve the desired viewing direction. In addition, users can place the outdoor-ready sensor module up to 12m away from the indoor main unit using a detachable cable for flexible installation options.

Thermal imaging cameras are less sensitive to shadows and challenging light conditions and when compared to non-thermal network cameras, they achieve higher levels of accuracy with a reduced possibility of false-alarms.

Together with the connected Axis FA54 main unit, this model supports Axis’ Zipstream technology to help lower bandwidth and storage levels by an average of up to 50%. This advanced technology optimises the video stream in real-time, allowing important details to be retained which unnecessary data is removed.

Please note: this sensor unit is designed for use with the FA54 main units and is not a standalone network camera.

Key features & benefits

  • Designed for use with the Axis FA54 main unit to deliver unobtrusive, outdoor CCTV surveillance
  • Thermal sensor module ensures reliable security monitoring and with a reduced rate of false alarms
  • Delivers thermal imaging in 208x156 resolution at up to 8.3 fps
  • 4mm thermal sensor offers a 35.4° horizontal angle of view
  • IP67-rated housing for durable outdoor use in harsh weather conditions
  • Included 12m cable for flexible routing and connection to the Axis FA54 main unit
  • Mounting bracket supplied for easy flush-mounting into a wall or ceiling

Typical applications

When used in conjunction with the Axis FA54 main unit, the Axis FA4090-E thermal sensor unit delivers advanced detection in sensitive areas - without compromising people's integrity. Users are able to mount the main unit up to 12m away from the sensor module for flexible installation options. Typical applications include residential locations, school grounds and schools, care homes and residential locations.



  • Installation guide
  • Axis F8201 Vari-angle Mounting Bracket

Please note:

  • Thermal imaging cameras are only sold to businesses and not to private individuals
  • Export restrictions apply to certain countries
  • Thermal cameras are non-returnable unless faulty and covered by manufacturer warranty
  • IMPORTANT WARNING: Thermal cameras are not suitable for coronavirus, fever or COVID-19 detection and we do not recommend their use for this purpose.

    Key technical features of the Axis FA4090-E sensor unit

    Sensor Unit
    Environment: outdoors
    Type: modular, main unit and thermal sensor
    Sensor: uncooled microbolometer 208 x 156, pixel size 12 µm, spectral range: 8-14 µm
    Lens: athermalised 4 mm, F1.2, horizontal field of view: 35.4°, near focus distance: 1 m
    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
    Compression: H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) Baseline, Main and High Profiles Motion JPEG
    Frame rate: up to 8.3 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: not given
    Day/night: not given
    Sensitivity: NETD < 100 mK
    Viewing, detection & recording
    Privacy masking: not
    Privacy masking: not given
    Number of users: not given
    Required hardware: Axis FA54 main unit
    Dimensions: 62mm ø 30mm, cable length: 12m
    Weight: sensor with cable: 370g
    Warranty: 3 years
    Operating temperatures: –30°C to 55°C
    Approvals: EMC 55032 Class A, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN 55024, EN 61000-6-1, EN 61000-6-2, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A, VCCI Class A, RCM AS/NZS CISPR 32 Class A, ICES-003 Class A. Safety IEC/EN/UL 62368-1. Environment (Thermal unit) IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068–2–6, IEC 60068-2-14, IEC 60068–2–27, IEC 60068-2-30, IEC 60068-2-78, IEC 60529 IP66/IP67, IEC/EN/UL 60950-22, NEMA 250 Type 4X
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