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Axis M3027-PVE vandal-resistant outdoor 5 megapixel IP camera with full 180° / 360° view, digital PTZ and PoE

Axis M3027-PVE vandal-resistant outdoor 5 megapixel IP camera with full 180° / 360° view, digital PTZ and PoE

This product is now discontinued, an alternative model is the Axis M3057-PLVE

Overview of the Axis M3027-PVE

Featuring 180° and 360° viewing options with on-board de-warping and correction of the fish-eye image, the advanced Axis M3027-PVE outdoor 5 megapixel is ideal for use as an 'overview' camera to monitor general site activity. Practical features include digital PTZ, quad view, on-camera recording and PoE to facilitate easy installation.

Part of Axis' best-selling M30 series of compact IP dome cameras, the M3027-PVE provides high quality 5 megapixel resolution at 12fps, whilst fitted with an automatic IR-cut filter enabling the camera to capture crisp full colour video during daytime, switching to light sensitive monochrome image capture at night, offering 24/7 surveillance. Viewing modes include 360° full overview, 180° horizontal panoramic view, quad view display and digital pan-tilt-zoom for close inspection of CCTV footage. On-camera de-warping and fish-eye correction ensures the M3027-PVE outputs fully usable images from all areas in the camera's hemispheric field of view. Impact resistant to IK10 and IP66 outdoor-rated, this sleek, low profile dome-style camera is suitable for use in most environments.

Video motion detection with active tampering alarm and I/O for external alarm/event handling, makes the Axis M3027-PVE suitable for reliable monitoring, alerting the user of any potential security breaches to enable quick responses to an event. On-camera recording is possible by means of a SD card (not included - please select from above drop-down if needed), whilst remote and mobile viewing is supported via browers, and iOS and Android apps. Axis Companion software can be downloaded free of charge, making the Axis M3027-PVE camera an complete and attractive solution for site monitoring.

Please note: this camera does not come with a power supply, please select from the above drop down menu if required.

Key features & benefits

  • Provides a 180° or 360° view ideal for monitoring activity within a large area with just a single camera
  • 5 megapixel resolution provides detailed, high quality CCTV footage at up to 12 fps
  • Viewing modes: 360° horizontal panoramic view, 360° overview and quad views provide flexibility with monitoring
  • Digital PTZ provides in-depth viewing of specific areas of interest
  • IP66 and IK10 rated, the compact dome can be used outdoors and protects against harsh weather and tamper attempts
  • De-warping and correction technology provides optimised video output
  • Day/night functionality with automatic IR cut filter removal provides round-the-clock monitoring, producing colour images during the day and monochrome (black and white) images at night
  • Video motion detection with active tampering alarm and I/O for comprehensive and flexible alarm/event handling
  • Support for edge storage enables local recording to a memory card (sold separately), providing a data backup or the option to operate the camera as a stand-alone unit
  • PoE capability reduces the cost of installation, as both power and data can be transmitted through the same cable

Compatible recording platforms

Typical applications

The Axis M3027-PVE panoramic camera is ideal for monitoring general activity on large outdoor areas, such as retail car parks, logistical centres, transport hubs, school grounds and garage forecourts.



  • 2m cable with a male RJ-45 network connector

Optional (selectable from above drop-down menu):

  • PoE midspan
  • MicroSD card

Key technical features of the Axis M3027-PVE

Environment:outdoor, vandal-resistant
Type:fixed dome
Sensor:1/3.2 progressive scan RGB CMOS
Lens:M12 mount, fixed iris, megapixel resolution, IR corrected, 2.8 mm, 187° view, F2.0
Power:Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1, class 2, max. 4.5 W
Memory:512 MB RAM, 128 MB Flash
Resolution:2592x1944 (5 MP) to 160x120
Compression:H.264 main profile (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, H.264 baseline profile
Frame-rate:12 fps in 360° overview and panoramic views with power line frequency 50/60 Hz
Bandwidth control:multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264 and Motion JPEG, controllable frame rate and bandwidth VBR/CBR H.264
Day/night:automatically removed infrared cut-filter
Minimum illumination:colour: 0.3~200000 lux, F2.0, B/W: 0.06 lux, F2.0
Digital zoom/PTZdigital PTZ of view areas, preset positions, guard tour, digital PT of panorama, double panorama and quad views
Video overlay:text and image
Imaging:compression, colour, brightness, sharpness, contrast, white balance, exposure control, backlight compensation, wide dynamic range ~ dynamic contrast, rotation: 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°, including Corridor Format, mirroring of images, exposure zones, fine tuning of low light behaviour, rotation: 0°, 180°
Viewing, detection & recording
Privacy masking:yes
Number of users:not given
External alarm inputs and outputsterminal block for 1 alarm input and 1 output
Alarm detection:video motion detection, active tampering alarm, AXIS Camera Application Platform enabling installation of additional applications
Alarm action:file upload: FTP, HTTP, network share and email, notification: email, HTTP and TCP, external output activation, video recording to edge storage, pre- and post-alarm video buffering, go to PTZ preset, guard tour
Pre-/post-alarm buffer:yes
On-camera recording:MicroSD/microSDHC/microSDXC slot supporting memory card up to 64 GB (card not included), support for recording to dedicated network-attached storage (NAS)
Recording software supported:Axis Camera Station, Axis Companion software
Power:Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1
Network:RJ45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE, class 2, max. 4.5 W
Alarm I/O1 input, 1 output
Dimensions:diameter: 132mm x height: 73mm
Weight:0.74kg (net)
Casing:IP66- and NEMA 4X-rated, IK10 impact-resistant aluminum casing with transparent, polycarbonate cover and dehumidifying membrane, encapsulated electronics, captive screws (resitorx 10), color: white NCS S 1002-B
Warranty:3 years
Mounting methods:ceiling, wall, recessed, pendant
Operating temperatures:-30°C to 50°C, humidity 10~100% RH (non-condensing)
Power consumption:max. 4.5W
Dynamic DNS:yes
Protocols supported:IPv4/v6, HTTP, HTTPSb, SSL/TLSb, QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnP, SNMPv1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II), DNS, DynDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH
Security:password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPSb encryption, IEEE 802.1Xb network access control, digest authentication, user access log
ONVIF compliant:yes, profile S
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