AXIS Q7401 Video Encoder

Product Profile

  • Superb video quality
  • Multiple H.264 streams
  • Image setting adjustment
  • Intelligent video capabilities
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Audio support
  • Local storage

High-performance, single-channel solution

AXIS Q7401 Video Encoder is a high-performance, single-channel solution that integrates an analog camera into an IP-based video surveillance system.  With outstanding video processing capabilities, AXIS Q7401 delivers superb video quality and significant savings in bandwidth and storage.

Reduced bandwidth and storage needs

AXIS Q7401 offers the highly efficient H.264 video compression, which drastically reduces bandwidth and storage requirements without compromising image quality.  Motion JPEG is also supported for increased flexibility.

Full frame rate in all resolutions

AXIS Q7401 can deliver multiple, individually configurable video streams simultaneously at full frame rate in all resolutions up to D1 (720x480 in NTSC, 720x576 in PAL).  This means that several video streams can be configured with different compression formats, resolutions and frame rates for different needs.

Wide range of analog PTZ cameras supported

All Axis video encoders connect to analog pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) cameras to allow for easy operation of these PTZ cameras across the IP network.  Axis' open policy ensures simple and fast integration with most analog PTZ cameras on the market by including software drivers for more than 25 different analog cameras, including products from American Dynamics, Bosch, Canon, Panasonic, Pelco, Philips, Samsung, Sensormatic and Sony.

Easy installation

Support for Power over Ethernet (IEEE802.3af) enables the unit, as well as the analog camera that is connected to it, to receive power through the same cable as for data transmission.  This makes for easy installation since no power outlet is needed.

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Technical Specification

Make Axis Communications
Manufacturer Axis Communications
Model code AXIS Q7401
Video Inputs 1
Other Inputs 2
Compression Type H.264, M-JPEG
Network Protocols IPv4/v6, HTTP, HTTPS, QoS layer 3 DiffServ, FTP*
Interface RJ-45 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet
Resolution TVL D1
Image per second (IPS) 25 (PAL) / 30 (NTSC)
Control PTZ, presets
System Requirements System Requirements: 128 RAM, 128 MB Flash
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 118 x 99 x 11
Weight g: 335
Electrical Specifications Power Consumption: <7.2
Voltage: 8 ~ 20 V DC, PoE
Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature oC: 0 ~ 50
Operating Humidity %: 20 ~ 80
Protection: Metal casing
Additional info

Included accessories: Power supply, mounting and connector kits, installation guide, CD with installation and management tools, software and user's manual, 1 Windows decoder user licence.  SD/SDHC memory card slot for local storage.  Compression, color, brightness, contrast, saturation.  Rotation: 90°, 180°, 270°.  Aspect ratio correction.  Mirroring of images.  Text and image overlay.  Privacy mask.  Enhanced deinterlace filter.  9 MB video buffer pre- and post-alarm.  Standalone or wall mount.


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