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AXIS 243Q Blade Network Video Server
The Axis 243Q Blade Video Server enables high resolution, full frame rate video surveillance and remote monitoring in MPEG-4 or Motion JPEG on all four channels. The video server converts analogue video into high quality, de-interlaced digital video, and can deliver the highest resolution, 4CIF, at 30/25 (NTSC/PAL) frames per second.

The server’s serial port enables pan/tilt/zoom control over the network, and its support for Quality of Service (QoS) helps secure the necessary bandwidth for streaming video and control commands over a network. In addition, a comprehensive set of security features, including multiple user access levels, HTTPS encryption, IEEE802.1X and IP address filtering, ensures secure video handling and configuration. The Axis 243Q supports Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in addition to IP version 4 as an insurance against the growing shortage of IPv4 addresses.

AXIS 243Q Blade Network Video Server

  • MPEG-4 Part 2 (ISO/IEC 14496-2), Profiles: ASP and SP Motion JPEG
  • Resolutions: 4CIF, 2CIFExp, 2CIF, CIF, QCIFMax: 704x480 (NTSC)/704x576 (PAL) Min: 160x120 (NTSC)/176x144 (PAL)
  • Compression levels: 11 (Motion JPEG)/23 (MPEG-4)
  • Image Settings:
    Rotation: 90º, 180º, 270º
    Aspect ratio correction
    Color: color, black & white
    Overlay capabilities: time, date, text, image or privacy maskDe-interlace filter
  • High quality, de-interlaced video at 30 (NTSC) or 25 (PAL) frames per second in all resolutions
  • Simultaneous Motion JPEG and MPEG-4 streams
  • Advanced event handling: - events triggered by an intelligent video application
  • Built-in video motion detection with multiple ways of notification via e-mail, TCP and HTTP
  • Video uploading via e-mail, FTP and HTTP
  • 4 x 9 MB pre/post alarm memory
  • Connectors: 4 x Analogue composite video, PAL/NTSC auto-sensing BNC inputs.
    Via Axis 291 1U Video Server Rack:
    Ethernet 10BaseT/100BaseTX/1000BaseT (Gigerbit Ethernet). 4 alarm inputs, 4 alarm ouputs, RS-485/422 half-duplex port
  • Pan/Tilt/Zoom: Wide range of analogue PTZ cameras supported
    20 presets/camera, Guard tour, PTZ control queue
    Supports Windows compatible joysticks
  • Security: Multiple user access levels with password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPS encryption, IEEE 802.1X authentication
  • Alarm and event management:
    Events triggered by video motion detection, external inputs, PTZ presets, product restart, video loss, or according to a schedule. Image upload over FTP, email, HTTPNotification over TCP, email, HTTP, external outputs
  • Powered from Axis 291 1U Video Server Rack
  • Operating conditions: 0-45 ºC (32-113 ºF)Humidity 20-80% RH (non-condensing)
  • Supported protocols: IPv4/v6, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS*, TCP, QoS, SNMPv1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II), RTSP, RTP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, SMTP, FTP, ICMP DHCP, UPnP, Bonjour, ARP, DNS, DynDNS, SOCKS, IEEE802.1X. More information on protocol usage available at
    *This product includes software developed by the Open SSL Project for use in the Open SSL Tool kit
  • Dimensions: 30mm x 130mm x 255mm (1.2" x 5.1" x 10.0")
  • Weight: 270g (0.6 lbs)
High-density video encoder rack solution
The Axis 291 1U Video Server Rack is a 19'' rack that can use any combination of up to 3 interchangeable and hot-swappable Axis blade video servers. The Axis video server rack solution migrates 4-12 analogue cameras to IP-based, digital video streams using a single Ethernet port. The combination of AxisS 243Q Blades together with the Axis 291 1U thus makes a higher density of video channels compared to a standalone solution AXIS 243Q Blade Network Video Server
Included Accessories

  • Installation Guide, CD with installation and management tools, software and User’s Manual, MPEG-4 licenses (1 encoder, 1 decoder), MPEG-4 decoder (Windows)
AXIS 243Q Blade Network Video Server
Optional Accessories

  • Axis 291 1U Video Server Rack that provides 3 slots for Axis blade video servers
  • Milestone Xprotect is based on four main offerings scaled in functionality and price which offer multi-hardware support and robust performance. Milestone XProtect can control up to 64 cameras per server, with multiple servers and multiple sites.
  • Axis Camera Station software offers Windows PC users all the necessary video recording and monitoring functions for security surveillance. The software supports up to 25 cameras/video servers per installation and an unlimited recording database (limited only by hardware!).
  • Axis Camera Management Axis Camera Management is a powerful and efficient installation and management tool for use with Axis video products.

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