AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Network Camera

Outstanding detection and powerful video analytics

  • Superb image contrast, for more details
  • Built-in analytics for high quality detection
  • Electronic Image Stabilization
  • Axis Zipstream technology
Thermal Cameras and Analytics: a Perfect Partnership

Together with intelligent analytics, thermal cameras detect people, objects and incidents in complete darkness or in other challenging conditions such as smoke and dust. The high level of contrast in thermal images make for great accuracy when thermal cameras and analytics are used together: False alerts are kept to an absolute minimum because environmental conditions such as lighting changes, rain, snow, moving vegetation, insects, reflections, and shadows are much less likely to erroneously set off alarms,

When equipped with the AXIS Perimeter Defender or AXIS Guard suite, Axis thermal cameras send accurate notifications to alert staff to situations where intervention is required. Or visual cameras can be triggered to start recording or to zoom in on an area when a thermal camera detects an intruder, allowing security staff to visually access the situation and then act according to what they find. The result? Organizations can protect their premises without the need for constant staff presence.

Reliable Thermal Detection with Low Rate of False Alarms

Since thermal cameras are less sensitive to problems with light conditions and shadows, they can achieve higher accuracy and less false alarms than conventional cameras in most applications. Thanks to a superb thermal image contrast, AXIS Q1941-E reliably detects and gives a fast verification of the situation, e.g. in perimeter surveillance. With five lens alternatives (7 mm, 13mm, 19 mm, 35 mm and 60 mm), the network camera can optimize detection performance to meet most application requirements.

Smooth Video and Low Storage Requirements


Squeezed storage. Keep the essence with Axis’ Zipstream technology

A thermal camera is mainly used for video analytics and detection in those restricted areas where no one should trespass or walk around. Based on these premises, the video shows no motion at all, unless an intruder is detected. Supporting Axis’ Zipstream technology, AXIS Q1941-E filters out those areas with no motion, and it can focus on the parts of the image that are moving. This significantly reduces the bandwidth and storage required. Moreover, the Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) helps the camera to provide a smooth live viewing when it is mounted on instable places and vibration can be perceived as an issue.

Detection Ranges
Focal length Viewing angle Detection
mm Horizontal Human:
1.8 x 0.5 m
4 x 1.5 m
m yards m yards
Detection (1.5 pixels on target) 7 55° 200 219 613 671
13 28° 393 430 1205 1318
19 19.4° 567 620 1739 1902
35 10.7° 1028 1124 3153 3448
60 6.2° 1774 1940 5441 5951
Recognition (6 pixels on target) 7 55° 50 55 153 168
13 28° 98 107 301 329
19 19.4° 142 155 435 475
35 10.7° 257 281 788 862
60 6.2° 444 485 1360 1488
Identification (12 pixels on target) 7 55° 25 27 77 84
13 28° 49 54 151 165
19 19.4° 71 78 217 238
35 10.7° 129 141 394 431
60 6.2° 222 243 680 744
The detection ranges are calculated with Johnson’s criteria and vary in different weather conditions.
AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Network Camera
Outstanding detection and powerful video analytics
AXIS Q1941-E is an outdoor, bullet style, thermal camera with a built-in window heater for harsh weather conditions.
384×288 resolution and lens alternatives between 7 mm to 60 mm make it possible to optimize detection performance.
It supports Electronic Image Stabilization to keep the video smooth during vibrations, and Axis Zipstream that lowers
bandwidth and storage requirements. AXIS Q1941-E comes with AXIS Guard Suite analytics and have support for more
analytics such as AXIS Perimeter Defender or any other AXIS Camera Application Platform third party applications.
AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Network Camera
Models AXIS Q1941-E 7 mm/13 mm/19 mm/35 mm or 60 mm
Image sensor Uncooled Micro bolometer 384×288, pixel size: 17 µm
Spectral range: 8-14 μm
Lens Athermalized
7 mm
Horizontal field of view: 55°, F1.18
Near focus distance: 1.3 m (4.3 ft)
13 mm
Horizontal field of view: 28°, F1.0
Near focus distance: 5.3 m (17 ft)
19 mm
Horizontal field of view: 19.4°, F1.23
Near focus distance: 9.2 m (30 ft)
35 mm
Horizontal field of view: 10.5°, F1.2
Near focus distance: 33 m (108 ft)
60 mm
Horizontal field of view: 6.2°, F1.25
Near focus distance: 91 m (300 ft)
Sensitivity NETD < 70 mK
H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) Baseline, Main and High Profiles
Motion JPEG
Resolution Sensor is 384×288. Image can be scaled up to 768×576.
Frame rate Up to 8.3 fps and 30 fps
Video streaming At least three H.264 and Motion JPEG streams, simultaneous and
individually configured in max. resolution in full frame rate
Axis Zipstream technology in H.264
Controllable frame rate and bandwidth
Image settings Compression, brightness, sharpness, contrast, exposure zone, text
and image overlay, privacy mask, mirroring of images, electronic
image stabilization, multiple palettes
Rotation: 0°, 90°, 180°, 270° including Corridor Format
Audio streaming Two-way, full duplex
24bit LPCM, AAC-LC 8/16 kHz, G.711 PCM 8 kHz, G.726 ADPCM
8 kHz, Opus 8/16/48 kHz
Configurable bit rate
External microphone input or line input, line output
Security Password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPSa
IEEE 802.1x (EAP-TLS)
network access control, digest
authentication, user access log, centralized certificate
management, brute force delay protection, signed firmware
, QoS Layer 3 DiffServ,
FTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnPTM, SNMP v1/v2c/v3 (MIB-II),
System integration
Open API for software integration, including VAPIX® and
AXIS Camera Application Platform; specifications at
AXIS Video Hosting System (AVHS) with One-Click Connection
ONVIF® Profile G and ONVIF® Profile S specification at
Analytics Included
AXIS Video Motion Detection, AXIS Motion Guard,
AXIS Fence Guard, AXIS Loitering Guard, audio detection, active
tampering alarm
AXIS Perimeter Defender
Support for AXIS Camera Application Platform enabling
installation of third-party applications, see
Event triggers Analytics, temperature, external input, time scheduled, edge
storage events
Event actions Record video: SD card and network share
Upload of images or video clips: FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS network
share and email
Pre- and post-alarm video or image buffering for recording or
Notification: email, HTTP, HTTPS, TCP and SNMP trap
Overlay text, play audio clip
Data streaming Event data
installation aids
Pixel counter
Casing IP66-, IP67- and NEMA 4X-rated
Metal casing (aluminum) with integrated dehumidifying
membrane and a germanium window
Color: White NCS S 1002-B
Sustainability PVC free
Memory 512 MB RAM, 256 MB Flash
Power Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1 Class 3
Typical 4.8 W, max 11.8 W
8–28 V DC, typical 6.6 W, max 13 W
20–24 V AC (50/60 Hz), typical 11 VA, max 19 VA
Power supply not included.
Connectors RJ45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE
I/O connector for DC or AC input, two configurable inputs/outputs
and mic in/line in, line out, (AXIS Multicable A I/O Audio not
included), AC/DC input
Storage Support for microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card
Support for SD card encryption
Support for recording to network-attached storage (NAS)
For SD card and NAS recommendations see
-40 °C to 60 °C (-40 °F to 140 °F)
Humidity 10–100% RH (condensing)
De-icing capability, compliant to MIL-STD-810F Method 521.3
-40 °C to 70 °C (-40 °F to 158 °F)
Approvals EMC
EN 55022 Class A, EN 50121-4, IEC 62236-4, EN 55024,
EN 61000-6-1, EN 61000-6-2, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A,
ICES-003 Class A, VCCI Class A, RCM AS/NZS CISPR22 Class A
KCC KN22 Class A, KN24
IEC/EN/UL 60950-1, IEC/EN/UL 60950-22
IEC/EN/UL 60950-1, IEC/EN/UL 60950-22, IS 13252
EN 50581, NEMA 250 Type 4X, IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2,
IEC 60068-2-6 Class 4M4, IEC 60068-2-27, IEC 60068-2-52,
IEC 60721-3-4 Class 4K3, MIL-STD-810F Method 521.3
IEC 60529 IP66/IP67
NIST SP500-267
Dimensions 344 x 146 mm (13 9/16 x 5 3/4 in)
Weight 7/13/19/35 mm: 2000 g (4.4 lb)
60 mm: 2200 g (4.9 lb)
Resistorx® L-key, wall and ceiling mount bracket terminal block
Installation Guide, Windows®
decoder 1-user license
AXIS T98A17-VE Surveillance Cabinet, AXIS T94G01P,
AXIS T91A47 Pole Mount, AXIS Multicable A I/O Audio,
Axis PoE Midspans, AXIS T8129 PoE Extender, AXIS T8640 PoE+
over Coax Adapter Kit, AXIS T8604 Media Converter Switch
AXIS T8415 Wireless Installation Tool
For more accessories, see
AXIS Companion, AXIS Camera Station, Video management
software from Axis’ Application Development Partners available
Languages English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Simplified
Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese
Warranty Axis 3-year warranty and AXIS Extended Warranty option, see
Export control This product is subject to export control regulations. You
should always consult and comply with the regulations of the
appropriate local export control authorities.
a. This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the
OpenSSL Toolkit. (, and cryptographic software written by Eric
Young (
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