60fps Encoder (Axis Q7411)

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Sep 07, 2012

Analog cameras support up to 30 frames per second yet Axis has announced an encoder that connects to them recording 60 frames per second. How is Axis doing that and what tradeoffs can you expect? In this note, we examine the features as well as up-the-coax PTZ control support, the unit's pricing and competitive positioning in the market.

Overview

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