AXIS 211W Network Camera

Product Profile

AXIS 211W Network Camera provides superior image quality with progressive scan in up to 30 fps in VGA.  Simultaneous Motion JPEG and MPEG-4 allow for optimisation of both image quality and bandwidth efficiency.  Wireless IEEE 802.11g network capabilities include support for Enterprise and Personal Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2).  For optimal installation flexibility, AXIS 211W also offers a wired Ethernet connection supporting Power over Ethernet.  Only one outlet is needed; either power or network.

  • Professional wireless network capabilities
  • Simultaneous Motion JPEG and MPEG-4
  • Audio detection alarm
  • Advanced network security and management capabilities
  • IP version 6
  • Powerful Application Programming Interface (API) for software integration, including AXIS VAPIX API and AXIS Media Control SDK, publicly available at

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Technical Specification

Make Axis Communications
Manufacturer Axis Communications
Model code AXIS 211W
Chip Inch Size 1/4
Colour Type Colour / Monochrome
Resolution 640 x 480
Digital (DSP) Yes
Sensitivity Lux 0.75@F1.0
Auto Iris Yes
Direct Drive Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 7 ~ 20 V DC
Power Consumption: 5 W
Lens Mount CS
Motion Activated Yes
Network Properties Image Frame Rate: 25 / 30 fps
Inclusion DVR/ Web Server: DVR
Interface: RJ-45, Ethernet 10BaseT/100BaseTX
Network Protocols: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, SSL/TLS, RTSP, RTP, UDP, IGMP *
Software: AXIS Camera Station
White Balance Yes
Electronic Shutter Range 1/4 ~ 1/15,000
Signal Mode PAL, NTSC
Compression Type MPEG-4, Motion JPEG
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 44 x 88 x 200
Weight g: 244
Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature oC: 0 ~ 45
Operating Humidity %: 20 ~ 80
System Requirements Operating System: Windows XP, 2000, 2003 Server, DirectX 9.0
Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Hardware and System related properties: Pentium III CPU, 500 MHz, 128 MB RAM
Additional info

Progressive scan and 30 frames per second in VGA resolution.  Simultaneous Motion JPEG and MPEG-4 video stream all for optimisation of image quality and bandwidth efficiency.  Choice of either wireless or wired connection to the network.  Equipped with Power over Ethernet.  Two-way audio support.  AXIS 211W includes Enterprise and Personal WI-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2) for secure wireless communication and HTTPS encryption as well as IEEE 802.1X access control for both wireless and wired connection to network.

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