Launch of the AXIS 230 MPEG-2 Network Camera

Product Profile

The AXIS 230 MPEG-2 Network Camera is a high quality camera addressing the top segment of the network video market.  Delivering 25/30 frames per second of DVD-quality video together with synchronized audio over a computer network, this IR-sensitive Day/Night camera is ideally suited for high-end security and surveillance installations with an emphasis on highest possible image and audio quality under all conditions.  The camera's high specification features offer significant benefits:
  • IR-sensitive Day/Night camera = high quality pictures during all conditions
  • Full frame rate (25/30 frames per second) = provide the viewer with a "live video" feeling
  • MPEG-2 compression = DVD quality video & audio
  • 18x optical plus 12x digital zoom = no need to fit external lenses, all included
  • Auto / Manual focus = provides optimal control of the picture under difficult conditions
  • Built-in Pan/Tilt drivers and serial ports (RS-232 & RS-485) = allows the usage of third party Pan Tilt systems
  • Built-in microphone and option for external audio devices using line in = adds audio to the video
  • Audio Level Alarm = alarm info based on sound picked up by the camera
  • Analog composite video output (BNC) = allows for local viewing and maintenance using normal analogue monitor
  • Four different resolution up to 720x576 = ensures quality video at various bandwidths
  • Unicast & Multicast support = unlimited number of simultaneous viewers
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Technical Specification

Make Axis Communications
Manufacturer Axis Communications
Model code 230
Chip Inch Size 1/4
Colour Type Colour / Monochrome
Specialist Type Network
Sensitivity Lux 0.7
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 9
Power Consumption: 9 W
Focal Length mm 4.1 ~ 73.8
Picture Elements HxV 720 x 576
Network Properties Image Frame Rate: 25 (PAL) / 30 (NTSC)
Control: Built-in Pan/Tilt Drivers
Interface: 10baseT / 100baseTX
Signal Mode PAL, NTSC
Zoom Yes
Compression Type MPEG-2
Physical Specifications Weight g: 752
Dimensions mm: 80 x 75 x 171
Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature oC: 5 ~ 50
Additional info The Axis 230 MPEG-2 network camera delivers 25/30 fps of DVD-quality video with synchronised audio over an IP network. This makes it ideal for high-end security usage, such as traffic monitoring, casinos and airports. Built-in web server, audio functionality, built-in microphone, four different resolutions, 7 different quality modes and multicast support over LAN are other features of this camera.
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