Examining Axis New Thermal Camera Offering (Q1921/-E)

By: John Honovich, Published on Oct 04, 2010

Axis announced the release of the Q1921/-E thermal cameras (where -E is the outdoor model). The new models will be an addition to their existing thermal lineup, which includes the Q1910 (Refer to our review of the Q1910).

In addition, a data sheet [link no longer available] was released. Significant points of differentiation between the Q1921 and the Q1910 should be noted:

Q1921 Q1910
 Resolution 384x288 160x128
 Frame Rate Up to 30 fps 8.33 fps
 Lens

Supports multiple:

10mm, F1.2, FoV 55°

19mm, F1.0, FoV 29°

35mm, F1.2, FoV 15°

60mm, F1.2, FoV 9°

13mm, F1.25, FoV 17°
 MSRP

Indoor 10mm & 19mm: $3,999 USD

Outdoor 10mm & 19mm: $4,499 USD

Outdoor 35mm: $5,399 USD

Get Notified of Video Surveillance Breaking News
Get Notified of Video Surveillance Breaking News

Outdoor 60mm: $7,599 USD

Indoor: $2,995 USD

Outdoor: $3,495 USD

Another point of note is the Q1921 supports interchangeable lenses, and individual lenses will be available for purchase.  Although, cameras will not be sold without a lens.

According to Axis, the Q1921 is available for commercial shipping as of September 24, 2010.

A comparative model is in FLIR's fixed F series, the F-348 features 320x240 resolution, 9mm lens, 48° FoV, and an MSRP of $6,575 USD.  The Q1921 is competitively priced when considering the MSRP for the 10mm outdoor model (at $4,499 USD), and the slightly higher resolution.

Overall, FLIR still has an advantage because of their wider support of options like 640x480 resolution, where the new Axis line only supports up to 384x288.

2 reports cite this report:

Surveillance Manufacturer Trends 2010 on Oct 24, 2010
Trends and strategies in the video surveillance market are shifting. In this report, we examine the top trends and the most interesting moves by...
New Products Reviewed Fall 2010 on Oct 12, 2010
In this report, we aggregate all our new products reviews for Fall 2010 announcments. Products Reviewed The following new products are reviewed....
Comments : Members only. Login. or Join.

Related Reports

Camera Resolution Usage Statistics 2020 on Mar 12, 2020
The average resolution used, for new cameras, is now 4MP, according to new IPVM statistics, continuing the rise that we have mapped from 2014,...
Phone Camera Calculator Released on Mar 10, 2020
IPVM has released the first-ever Phone Calculator, video surveillance design software that you can use on your phone, without installing an...
Coronavirus Hits Sony, Bosch Says Switch on Feb 26, 2020
Sony's fall in video surveillance has been severe over the past decade. Now, they may be done. In this note, we examine Bosch's new...
Video Surveillance Cameras 101 on Feb 25, 2020
Cameras come in many shapes, sizes and specifications. This 101 examines the basics of cameras and features used in 2020. In this report, we...
Bosch Dropping Dahua on Feb 13, 2020
Bosch has confirmed to IPVM that it is in the process of dropping Dahua, over the next year, as both IP camera contract manufacturer and recorder...
Hanwha Announces 32MP Camera + AI Line on Sep 10, 2019
In the first rise in maximum megapixel resolution in 5 years, Hanwha has announced a 32MP / 8K camera directly competing with Avigilon's H4 30MP /...
Vivotek Revenue Soars on Aug 05, 2019
Vivotek's revenue has soared so far in 2019, growing 45%. Inside this note, we examine import records and see who is driving Vivotek's growth...
Bosch Integrating Sony Video Security Sales And Marketing Team on Jul 03, 2019
What is the future of Sony in video surveillance? In 2016, Bosch and Sony announced an atypical 'partnership'. Now, Bosch tells IPVM that they...
Axis ARTPEC-7 Chip Release Examined on Apr 08, 2019
For years, Axis essentially de-promoted their own chips. Now, they are reversing course. Axis has announced ARTPEC-7, their latest chip, which...
Spring 2019 50+ New Products Directory on Apr 08, 2019
We are compiling a list of new products for Spring 2019 and have over 50 already. Contrast to Fall 2018 New Products Directory and Spring 2018...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Pivot3 Mass Layoffs on Mar 27, 2020
Pivot3 has conducted mass layoffs, the culmination of grand hopes, a quarter of a billion dollars in VC funding, and multiple failures to gain...
Athena CEO Criticizes 'Deplorable' 'Nitpicking', IPVM Refutes on Mar 27, 2020
Athena Security's CEO Lisa Falzone has strongly objected to IPVM's reporting on Athena, calling it 'deplorable' and repeatedly criticizing IPVM's...
Hikvision Admits Sanctions Harming Its Financial Performance on Mar 27, 2020
While Hikvision initially downplayed being sanctioned for human rights abuses, the company is now admitting a significant impact in a new PRC...
New Axis M30 Cameras Tested on Mar 26, 2020
Axis has released a new generation of, for them, relatively low cost M30 series cameras, claiming to deliver "sharp video quality even in poor...
Coronavirus Shuts Down ADT Door Knockers on Mar 26, 2020
Coronavirus has another victim - this time, alarm giant ADT has stopped all door to door sales. Door knockers are a critical but controversial...
Access Control Course Spring 2020 - Save $50 Last Day on Mar 26, 2020
Register Now - Spring 2020 Access Control Course. Today, March 26th is the last day to save $50. IPVM offers the most comprehensive access...
Convergint Coronavirus Cuts on Mar 25, 2020
One of the world's largest security integrators, Convergint, has made a major move to handle the impact of coronavirus, with cuts across the...
VSaaS 101 on Mar 25, 2020
Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) is the common industry term for cloud video. But what does it mean? How does it all work? Inside this...
TVT / InVid Facial Recognition Tested on Mar 25, 2020
Facial recognition is frequently sold for thousands of dollars per channel but some China manufacturers are offering full facial recognition...
IPVM Launches On-Demand Courses on Mar 24, 2020
For nearly a decade, IPVM has been a leader in online live courses. Now, we have added on-demand versions for all courses. The same course...