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Axis Q1659 Network Camera

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Discover a new era where professional photography seamlessly merges with cutting-edge video surveillance. Introducing the Axis Q1659 Network Camera, a game-changing innovation that brings exceptional clarity and versatility to your security needs.

Enhance Security with Axis Q1659: Lens Variety and Precision

At its core, this camera boasts an impressive 2-megapixel 1080p resolution, compatible with TVI, AHD, and CVI technologies, ensuring crisp and detailed images in any situation. But that’s just the beginning. With an astonishing ultra-high resolution of 20MP, the Axis Q1659 sets the gold standard for surveillance cameras, capturing every detail with unparalleled precision.

When it comes to optics, this camera shines. Featuring a Canon mount and compatibility with EF/EF-S lenses, you have the flexibility to choose the perfect lens for your specific requirements. Whether you need wide-angle coverage or powerful zoom capabilities, this camera has you covered.

Say goodbye to storage concerns with Axis Zipstream technology, which optimizes bandwidth and storage without compromising on image quality. In addition, enjoy the convenience of Power over Ethernet (PoE) and an SFP slot for optional fiber connection, making installation a breeze and expanding your network possibilities.

The Axis Q1659 Network Camera is designed for seamless integration with a wide range of video management systems (VMS), ensuring compatibility with your existing setup or also allowing you to build the perfect surveillance system from scratch.

Experience the future of security with the Axis Q1659 Network Camera, where professional-grade photography and state-of-the-art surveillance technology converge to provide you with unparalleled clarity, versatility, and peace of mind as well as elevate your security game with Axis Q1659.


  • 2 Megapixel 1080p (TVI/AHD/CVI) Resolution
  • Ultra-high resolution: 20MP
  • Canon mount and EF/EF-S lenses
  • Axis Zipstream technology
  • PoE and SFP slot for optional fiber connection
  • Wide VMS compatibility
Image Sensor 22.4 x 15.0 mm APS-C CMOS-sensor
Lens EF/EF-S mount24 mm, f/2.8Horizontal field of view: 20MP 50.1⁰, 4K 36.3⁰35 mm, f/2Horizontal field of view: 20MP 35.5⁰, 4K 25.4⁰50 mm, f/1.4Horizontal field of view: 20MP 25.3⁰, 4K 17.9⁰85 mm, f/1.2LHorizontal field of view: 20MP 15.0⁰, 4K 10.6⁰100 mm, f/2.8LHorizontal field of view: 20MP 12.8⁰, 4K 9.0⁰10-22 mm, f/3.5-4.5Horizontal field of view: 20MP 96.6⁰- 54.0⁰, 4K 68.1 to 37.9⁰70-200 mm, f/2.8LHorizontal field of view: 20MP 18.2⁰- 6.4⁰, 4K 12.8⁰- 4.5⁰55-250 mm f/4-5.6 Horizontal field of view: 20MP 23.2⁰-5.2⁰, 4K 16.5⁰-3.7⁰
Day and Night Automatically removable infrared-cut filter
Minimum Illumination Color: 0.04 lux F1.2B/W: 0.004 lux F1.2
Shutter Time 1/8000 to 1 s
Pan/Tilt/Zoom Digital PTZ, uploadable PTZ driver (Pelco D pre-installed)
Video Compression H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), High, Main and Baseline Profile Motion JPEG
Resolution 5472×3648 to 320×240
Frame Rate 5472×3648 (20 MP): 8 fps Ultra HD 2160p (4K): 25 fps
Video Streaming Multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264 and Motion JPEG Controllable frame rate and bandwidth Axis Zipstream technology in H.264 VBR/CBR H.264
Multi-View Streaming Up to 4 individually cropped out view areas
Audio Streaming Two-way
Audio Compression AAC-LC 8/16/32/48 kHz, G.711 PCM 8 kHz, G.726 ADPCM 8 kHz Configurable bit rate, OPUS
Audio Input/Output External microphone or line input, line output
Security Password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPSb encryption, IEEE 802.1Xb network access control, Digest authentication, User access log, Centralized Certificate Management
Supported Protocols IPv4/v6, HTTP, HTTPSb , SSL/TLSb , QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnPTM, SNMPv1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II), DNS, DynDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, SFTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH
Application Programming Interface Open API for software integration, including VAPIXÆ and AXIS Camera Application PlatformAXIS Video Hosting System (AVHS) with One-Click Connection ONVIF Profile S and G, specification
Analytics Included AXIS Video Motion Detection, active tampering alarm, audio detection Support for AXIS Camera Application Platform enabling installation of third-party applications
Event Triggers Analytics, edge storage events, external input
Event Actions File upload: FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, network share and email, send video clip Notification: email, HTTP, HTTPS and TCP Overlay text, send SNMP trap, video and audio recording to edge storage, pre- and post-alarm video buffering, external output activation, day/night vision mode, play audio clip, status LED
Data Streaming Event Data
Built-in Installations Aids Pixel counter, remote focus
Casing Camera: Aluminum Color: Black NCS S 9000-N
Memory 1 GB RAM, 256 MB Flash
Power 20-28 V DC, max 18.6 W Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 2 Class 4 Typical 13.1 W, max 25.5 W
Connectors RJ45 100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T PoE 3.5 mm mic/line in, 3.5 mm line out DC input Terminal block for 2 configurable inputs/outputs (12 V DC output, max load 50 mA) RS485/RS422 SFP slot (100/1000 Mbps) for SFP fiber module
Storage Support for microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card Support for SD card encryption Support for recording to dedicated network-attached storage (NAS) For SD card and NAS recommendations
Operating Conditions 0 ⁰C to 45 ⁰C (32 ⁰F to 122 ⁰F) Humidity 10-85% RH (non-condensing)
Storage Conditions -40 ⁰C to 65 ⁰C (-40 ⁰F to 149 ⁰F)
Approvals EMCEN 55032 Class A, EN 50121-4, EN 55024, EN 61000-6-1, EN 61000-6-2, IEC 62236-4, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A, ICES-003 Class A, VCCI Class A, RCM AS/NZS CISPR 32 Class A, KCC KN32 Class A, KN35SafetyIEC/EN/UL 60950-1
Dimensions Camera body: 176 x 102 x 75 mm (7 x 4 x 3 in)
Weight Camera body: 840 g (1.85 lb)
Included Accessories EF mount cover, connector kit, Installation Guide, Windows decoder 1-user license
Optional Accessories Outdoor housing, Axis PoE+ Midspans For more accessories
Video Management Software AXIS Companion, AXIS Camera Station, Video management software from Axisí Application Development Partners
Languages English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese
Warranty Axis 3-year warranty and AXIS Extended Warranty option

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