Axis Communications Q2901-E PT Mount Temperature Alarm Thermal Camera with 19mm Fixed Lens

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Axis Communications Q2901-E PT Mount Temperature Alarm Thermal Camera with 19mm Fixed Lens
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Axis Communications Q2901-E Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Temperature Detection
  • 3Isothermal Palettes
  • 4Spot Temperature Reading
  • 5Outdoor Video Surveillance
  • 6Other Features

The Q2901-E PT Mount Temperature Alarm Thermal Camera from Axis Communication is a bullet-style outdoor-ready model specifically designed to be mounted on pan-tilt motors. This allows the camera to cover larger areas. The thermal camera includes a serial port for RS422/RS485 communication with pan-tilt motors.

The Q2901-E camera also offers spot temperature functionality for instant scene spot measurement. Isothermal palettes make it easier to visualize hot spots to identify something like overheated equipment. Isothermal palettes highlight temperature-spans in the image. Installation is made easy by using Power over Ethernet (IEEE 802.3af). A built-in window heater is designed to withstand harsh weather conditions.

This temperature alarm camera can be used where there is a need for temperature monitoring, such as power generating facilities, fire hazard areas, or industrial processes involving self-igniting materials. Using the included bracket, you can wall-mount or ceiling-mount this camera.

Temperature Detection

  • Q2901-E offers two kinds of alarms triggered by a deviation of the temperature; if the temperature goes above or below a set limit, or if the temperature increases too rapidly. The camera can detect the temperature of an object between -40 to 1022°F (-40 to 550°C).

Isothermal Palettes

  • Isothermal imaging makes it possible to configure highlighted temperature-spans in the image. They help to define which temperature corresponds to which color. The lower limit denotes the temperature where the colored part of the palette will start and all temperatures above this limit will stand out.

Spot Temperature Reading

  • This capability is used to view the temperature of a particular area of the image. The emissivity can also be adjusted (depending on the material characteristics) to get a more precise reading. Used as a visual aid for an operator.

Outdoor Video Surveillance

  • The Q2901-E is a bullet-style outdoor-ready model that is designed to withstand harsh weather conditions. It comes with a built-in heater for the window. It's ideal for 24/7 area or perimeter surveillance of all security applications such as roads, tunnels and airports. The camera is further protected with shock detection, a capability that sends an alarm to personnel during attempted vandalism.

Other Features

  • PT-mount ready
  • microSD/SDHC memory card slot
  • Network security using multiple user access levels, IP address filtering, HTTPS encryption, IEEE 802.1X authentication
  • Supports Quality of Service (QoS) which helps secure the necessary bandwidth for streaming video and control commands over a network
  • Supports IP version 6 (IPv6) in addition to IP version 4 (IPv4)
  • Open Application Programming Interface (API) for software integration, including the ONVIF, as well as VAPIX and Axis Camera Application Platform


Axis Communications Q2901-E Specs

Image SensorUncooled microbolometer; 336 x 256
Pixel Size: 17 µm
Spectral Range: 8 to 14 µm
Lens19 mm: f/1.25, 17° horizontal view , minimum focus distance: 354.3" (9.5 m)
SensitivityNETD < 50 mK
Thermal Camera Core
Temperature RangeObject: -40 to 1022°F (-40 to 550°C)
Below 212°F (100°C): ±9°F (5°C) accuracy
Below 302°F (150°C): ±5% accuracy
Above 302°F (150°C): ±20% accuracy
Video CompressionH.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) main and baseline profile, motion JPEG
ResolutionsSensor is 336 x 256; image can be scaled up to 720 x 576
Frame RateUp to 8.3 fps
Pan/Tilt/ZoomPreset positions, guard tour, driver selection, control queue
Video Streaming3 individual streams in H.264 and Motion JPEG: Simultaneous, individually configured streams in maximum resolution at 8.3 fps (individual palette cannot be set per video stream)
Controllable frame rate and bandwidth
Image SettingsSharpness, automatic gain control, exposure zones, gain, rotation, palette, isothermal palette, compression, mirroring, text and image overlay, axis' corridor format
Audio StreamingTwo-way
Audio CompressionAAC-LC 8/16 kHz, G.711 PCM 8 kHz, G.726 ADPCM 8 kHz, configurable bit rate
Audio Input/OutputExternal microphone or line input, line output
SecurityPassword protection, IP address filtering, HTTPS encryption, IEEE 802.1X network access control, Digest authentication, User access log, Centralized certificate management
Supported ProtocolsIP v4/v6, HTTP, HTTPS , SSL/TLS , QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnPTM, SNMP v1/v2c/v3(MIB-II), DNS, DynDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH
System Integration
Application Programming InterfaceOpen API for software integration, including VAPIX and Axis camera application platform
Intelligent VideoVideo motion detection, active tampering alarm, audio detection, support for Axis camera application platform enabling installation of Axis video motion detection 3, Axis cross line detection, Axis digital auto-tracking and third-party applications
Event TriggerIntelligent video, audio, temperature detection, hardware temperature and external input, edge storage events, shock detection, time scheduled
Event ActionFile upload: FTP, HTTP, network share and email
Notification: Email, HTTP and TCP, status LED, text overlay, audio clips, SNMP, external output activation, pre- and post-alarm video buffering, video and audio recording to edge storage, network share
Data StreamingEvent data
CasingIP66- and IP67-rated metal casing (aluminum) with integrated dehumidifying membrane and a germanium window
Memory256 MB RAM, 128 MB Flash
PowerPower over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at type 1 class 3, maximum 10 W, 8 to 20 VDC, maximum 11 W or 20 to 24 VAC 50/60 Hz, maximum 15 VA (power supply not included)
ConnectorsRJ45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE, terminal block for power eight circuit PCB header for two configurable inputs/outputs and audio
Edge StoragemicroSD / microSDHC / microSDXC slot supporting memory card up to 64 GB (card not included)
Support for recording to dedicated network-attached storage (NAS)
ApprovalsEmission and immunity: EN 55022 Class B, EN 50121-4, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN 61000-6-1, EN 61000-6-2, FCC part 15 Subpart B Class B, FCC part 15 Subpart B Class A, ICES-003 Class B, VCCI Class B, ITE, C-Tick AS/NZS CISPR22 Class B, KCC KN22 Class B, KN-24
Safety: IEC/EN/UL 60950-1, IEC/EN/UL 60950-22
Environment: EN 50581, IEC 60529 IP66, IEC 60529 IP67, NEMA 250 Type 4X, IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-6, IEC 60068-2-14, IEC 60068-2-27, IEC 60068-2-30, IEC 60068-2-78
Operating ConditionsTemperature: -40 to 140°F (-40 to 60°C)
Humidity: 10 to 100% RH (condensing)
Dimensions13.5 x 5.7 x 4.8" (34.4 x 14.5 x 12.1 cm)
Weight4.0 lb (1.8 kg)
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