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The Axis Communication P8524 Covert Pinhole HD PoE Network Camera System includes a sensor unit and main unit. The sensor unit, made up of a pinhole lens and image sensor, is installed inside a black rectangular height strip with a metric indicator. The sensor unit is mounted at a height of 5.5’ and features a 26’ Ethernet cable for connection to the main unit, which can be placed out of public view. This 720p HDTV camera offers a wide 57° horizontal field of view. The sensor unit can be adjusted ±30° to set the desired viewing direction.
The main unit houses connections for the sensor unit, network, power, input/output to external devices for enhanced alarm management, and a microSD card slot for local storage of recordings. The camera supports PoE and is suitable for discreet indoor video surveillance in retail, hotel, and banking environments.
Discreet eye-level camera for identification
Records 720p images with 57° horizontal field of view
Rectangular form factor in black with a height indicator in metric measurement
Intelligent capabilities such as enhanced video motion detection and detection of camera tampering attempts like blocking or spray-painting
Support for Axis Camera Applicaton Platform enabling installation of additional video analytics
Open Application Programming Interface (API) for software integration, including VAPIX
Support for Axis Video Hosting System (AVHS) with One-Click Camera connection
Can be powered through the Ethernet cable using PoE or through an external power supply
Power supply not included
Flexible viewing direction
Input/output ports for external devices
Local storage with a memory card slot
Memory card not included.
In the Box
Axis Communications P8525 Covert Pinhole HD PoE Network Camera System with Black Metric Indicator
H.264: Up to 25/30 fps (50/60 Hz) in all resolutions Motion JPEG: Up to 25/30 fps (50/60 Hz) in all resolutions
Multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264 and Motion JPEG; Controllable frame rate and bandwidth; VBR/MBR H.264
Compression, Color, Brightness, Sharpness, Contrast, White balance, Exposure control, Exposure zones, Backlight compensation, Fine tuning of behavior at low light, Rotation, Text and image overlay, Mirroring of images, Privacy mask, Axis Corridor Format
Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1 Class 2 (maximum 6.49 W) 8 to 28 VDC maximum 4.7 W
RJ45 for 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE, RJ12 for the sensor unit, terminal blocks for power, 1 x alarm input and 1 x output
microSD/SDHC/SDXC slot supporting memory cards up to 64 GB (card not included) Support for recording to dedicated network-attached storage (NAS)
-4 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C)
10 to 85% RH (non-condensing)
EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN 61000-6-1, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B, ICES-003 Class B, VCCI Class B, C-tick AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class B, KCC KN22 Class B, KN24, IEC/EN/UL 60950-1, IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-6, IEC 60068-2-27, 60068-2-78
Video Management Software
Axis Camera Companion (included), Axis Camera Station and video management software from Axis' Application Development Partners (not included)
Height Strip: 34.0 x 1.3 x 2.0" (86.9 x 3.2 x 5.0 cm) Main Unit: 3.0 x 4.1 x 1.4" (7.6 x 10.4 x 3.5 cm)
Height Strip: 2.05 lb (0.93 kg) Main Unit: 0.24 lb (0.11 kg)
Axis Communications P8525 Covert Pinhole HD PoE Network Camera System with Black Metric Indicator Review