Axis New Direct Drive P5414-E PTZ

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 12, 2013

There's not a lot of innovation in PTZs these days but Axis's new P5414 offers a number of novel incremental features. While it does not break ground in resolution or zoom, it has the potential to improve aesthetics, ease of installation and long term reliability. Here's Axis' marketing video for an overview:

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