Axis Launches Mini Concealed IR PTZ

By: Ethan Ace, Published on Apr 11, 2018

Axis has been a laggard in releasing IR PTZs. While the company released a laser focus PTZ (the Q6155-E tested) until now Axis has had no PTZs with IR illumination.

Now, Axis is claiming to solve at least 2 of the major problems of IR PTZs with the Q6125-LE, that is a fraction of the size of competitor's IR PTZs plus conceals the placement of the IR illuminators.

In this note, we examine the key features of the release, comparing to competitive offerings from Dahua and Hikvison.

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***, **** ** ******** to ***** ** ***** 2 ** *** ***** problems ** ** **** with *** *****-**, **** is * ******** ** the **** ** **********'* IR **** **** ******** the ********* ** *** IR ************.

** **** ****, ** examine *** *** ******** of *** *******, ********* to *********** ********* **** Dahua *** ********.

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*** *****-** ** *** same **** ** ***** Axis *** ****, ***** are ***** ******** ** most ******* ****, *** effectively *****-***** ******** ** typical ********** ** ******, with * ********* ****/******* about *.*"/***** ** ********.

*** ********, *** *** is ***** **** ******** to ** **** **** Hikvision *** *****:

"Hidden" ** ************

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Other ********

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  • *** *****-** ** *** first ***** *********** ****** in *** *** ****** (720p ****** ********** *********).
  • ****** **** **** *******, the ****** ******** *.*** in ******** ** *.***, along *************.
  • *** ***** ** ********* at *** ***** *********** with ** *** ****** on, ***** **** ******* for ** **** (**-*** or ****** *********). *** camera *** ** **** on * ******** ***.*** switch, *** **** *** turn ** **.

**** *** ******** * promo ***** *** *** 6125 (****** ** **** not ******* ** ***** nearly ** ******* **):

*******/************

*** *****-** ** ******** to **** ** *****, with ** **** ** $2,999 ***. **** **** its ********* ****** ***** at ~$*,***-*,***, ***** $*** more **** *** ******* non-IR ***** *****-* (~$*,*** online).

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*** *****-** ****** ********** potential ******** ** ****, aesthetics *** ** ******** compared ** ******* ** PTZs. *******, *** ******* is ****** ** ******** for ***** *** ********** to ***-$*,*** ** ****** from ***** ** *********. We **** ** **** the *****-** **** ** ships ** *** *** Axis' ******* ********** ******* against ***** *****-**** *******.

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************ ** ***** **** **** **** ** * ***** *** all ************* - *** ** ********* * ******* ******* *'' PTZ **** "*********" **** ********* ** ** **** ***:**-*********-***

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