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AXIS 243SA Network Video Server
The Axis 243SA Video Server enables high resolution, full frame rate video surveillance and remote monitoring in MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG. For optimized system integration and network usage, the 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 in MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG.

Designed to migrate analogue systems into high performance, IP-based solutions, the Axis 243SA offers a number of advanced features such as video motion detection, image upload, scheduled and triggered event functionality with alarm notification and simultaneous MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG. Providing two-way audio support, the Axis 243SA enables users to see and also listen in on an area and communicate requests or orders.
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 243SA supports Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in addition to IP version 4 as an insurance against the growing shortage of IPv4 addresses.

AXIS 243SA 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
  • 9 MB pre/post alarm memory
  • Connectors: Analogue composite video, PAL/NTSC auto-sensing input1 BNC input, 1 BNC output (loopthrough) or Y/C video input
    Ethernet 10BaseT/100BaseTX, RJ-45
    Terminal block: 4 alarm inputs 4 outputs
    RS-485/422 half duplex port
    Alternative power connectionD-sub for RS-232 port
    3.5 mm jack for Mic in (max 54 mVpp) or Line in (max 8 Vpp, mono) 3.5 mm jack for Line out (max 2.6 Vpp, mono) to active speaker
  • Pan/Tilt/Zoom: Wide range of analogue PTZ cameras supported
    20 presets/camera, Guard tour, PTZ control queue
    Supports Windows compatible joysticks
  • Audio: G.711 PCM 64kbit/s, G.726 ADPCM 32 or 24 kbit/s,full-duplex, half-duplex, simplex or audio off
  • 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, audio detection, PTZ presets, product restart, video loss, or according to a schedule,Image upload over FTP, email, HTTPNotification over TCP, email, HTTP, external outputs
  • Power: 7-20V DC, max 8W
  • Operating conditions: 5-50 ºC (41-122 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
AXIS 243SA Network Video Server
Included Accessories
  • Power supply 9 V DC, mounting brackets, connector kit, 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 243SA Network Video Server
Optional Accessories
  • Cable adapter Y/C to BNC
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  • 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!).

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