AXIS Q3515-LVE Network Camera

Outdoor-ready fixed dome for solid performance in HDTV 1080p

  • HDTV 1080p video at up to 120 fps
  • Forensic WDR, Lightfinder and OptimizedIR
  • Axis Zipstream technology
  • EIS and vandal resistance with IK10+ rating
  • Power with redundancy and configurable I/O ports

Are you looking for a discreet and robust network outdoor camera that delivers superior performance even in complex light conditions and in extreme temperatures? Weatherproof AXIS Q3515-LVE Network Camera can withstand the harshest weather conditions and the most powerful impacts and still capture unparalleled video. Because it’s loaded with advanced functionality that supports all your surveillance needs.

Superior Images Packed With Details

Simply put, AXIS Q3515-LVE delivers the best video quality possible. It offers HDTV 1080p video at full frame rate (up to 30 fps) with
Forensic WDR, Lightfinder and OptimizedIR enabled, and up to 120 fps without Forensic WDR and Lightfinder. That means it delivers excellent detail – of moving objects and people – as well as of scenes with both extremely bright and extremely dark areas. Thanks to Lightfinder, you also get sharp, color images in low light. OptimizedIR ensures excellent low-noise video even in complete darkness. Axis Zipstream technology preserves important details in full image quality, while reducing storage and bandwidth by 50% or more. In addition, AXIS Q3515-LVE offers a wide viewing-angle range with standard (3-9 mm) and telephoto (9-22 mm) lens options available.

Ready For The Rough Stuff – Every Time

AXIS Q3515-LVE is designed to be reliable under rough conditions and in harsh climates. It can withstand extreme temperatures ranging from -50°C to 60°C (-58°F to 140°F). It comes with a weathershield that protects it against rain, snow and sunlight, and its IP66-, IP67-, and NEMA 4X-rated casing also protects it against water, corrosion and dust.

Electronic image stabilization keeps the picture steady when the camera is exposed to vibrations. The camera is also vandal resistant with IK10+ rating. And what’s more, even if there is a power outage, redundant DC power and Power over Ethernet helps ensure a reliable power supply to safeguard all your mission critical surveillance.

Crammed With Extra Features

It comes pre-installed with AXIS Guard Suite analytics for proactive surveillance and saved resources. The two configurable input/output ports can be connected to various sensors like smoke or glass break detection or to devices that control light, doors, etc. You can also use dynamic overlays to add extra information to your video such as alarm information or external data, for example a weather update or airplane status.

Installation That’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3

AXIS Q3515-LVE makes installation and maintenance easy with several helpful tools such as leveling assistant, auto rotation, remote zoom and focus and a straighten-image aid. AXIS Q3515-LVE also features flexible cable management and optional connections to any conduit.

AXIS Q3515-LVE Network Camera

Outdoor-ready fixed dome for solid performance in HDTV 1080p

AXIS Q3515-LVE is a vandal-resistant fixed dome for harsh environments with a weathershield protecting against snow,
rain and reflections. Thanks to its top-quality image sensor, along with Forensic WDR, Lightfinder technology and
OptimizedIR illumination, the camera provides unparalleled video quality in any light conditions. Electronic image
stabilization is instrumental for smooth and steady video when subject to vibrations. The camera offers redundancy
between Power over Ethernet and DC power. Video analytics, supervised inputs and digital outputs further support the
surveillance assignment.

> HDTV 1080p video in full frame rate with Forensic WDR
> Lightfinder and OptimizedIR
> Axis Zipstream technology
> EIS and vandal resistance with IK10+ rating
> Power with redundancy and configurable I/O ports

AXIS Q3515-LVE Network Camera

Models AXIS Q3515-LVE 9 mm
AXIS Q3515-LVE 22 mm


Image sensor Progressive scan RGB CMOS 1/2.8”
Lens Varifocal, Remote focus and zoom, P-Iris control, IR corrected
9 mm: 3–9 mm, F1.3
Horizontal field of view: 105°–36°
Vertical field of view: 57°–21°
22 mm: 9–22 mm, F1.6
Horizontal field of view: 36°–15°
Vertical field of view: 19°–9°
Day and night Automatically removable infrared-cut filter
9 mm: HDTV 1080p 25/30 fps with Forensic WDR and
Color: 0.07 lux at 50 IRE, F1.3; B/W: 0.01 lux at 50 IRE, F1.3
HDTV 1080p 50/60 fps with Forensic WDR and Lightfinder:
Color: 0.14 lux at 50 IRE, F1.3; B/W: 0.03 lux at 50 IRE, F1.3,
0 lux with IR illumination on
HDTV 1080p 100/120 fps:
Color: 0.28 lux at 50 IRE, F1.3; B/W: 0.06 lux at 50 IRE, F1.3,
0 lux with IR illumination on
22 mm: HDTV 1080p 25/30 fps with Forensic WDR and
Color: 0.11 lux at 50 IRE, F1.6; B/W: 0.02 lux at 50 IRE, F1.6,
0 lux with IR illumination on
HDTV 1080p 50/60 fps with Forensic WDR:
Color: 0.22 lux at 50 IRE, F1.6; B/W: 0.04 lux at 50 IRE, F1.6,
0 lux with IR illumination on
HDTV 1080p 100/120 fps:
Color: 0.44 lux at 50 IRE, F1.6; B/W: 0.08 lux at 50 IRE, F1.6,
0 lux with IR illumination on
Shutter time 1/66500 to 2 s
Camera angle
Pan: 360°
Tilt: ±80°
Rotation: ±175°


H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) Baseline, Main and High Profiles
Motion JPEG
Resolution 1920×1080 to 160×90
Frame rate HDTV 1080p (1920×1080) with WDR: Up to 50/60 fps with
power line frequency 50/60 Hz
HDTV 1080p (1920×1080) without WDR: Up to
100/120 fps with power line frequency 50/60 Hz
Video streaming Multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264 and Motion
Axis Zipstream technology in H.264
Controllable frame rate and bandwidth
8 individually cropped-out view areas
Pan/Tilt/Zoom Digital PTZ, Optical zoom, Preset positions
9 mm: 3x Optical zoom, 2x Digital zoom
22 mm: 2.4x Optical zoom, 2x Digital zoom
Image settings Scene profiles, compression, color, brightness, sharpness,
contrast, local contrast, white balance, day/night threshold,
exposure control (including automatic gain control), defogging,
exposure zones, fine tuning of behavior at different light levels,
Forensic WDR: Up to 120 dB depending on scene, electronic
image stabilization, barrel distortion correction, dynamic text
and image overlay, privacy masks, mirroring of images, straighten
image, rotation: 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°, auto, including corridor


Audio streaming Full-duplex
24–bit LPCM 48 kHz, AAC LC 8/16/32/48 kHz, G.711 PCM 8 kHz,
G.726 ADPCM 8kHz, Opus 8/16/48 kHz
Configurable bitrate
Input for external microphone or line-level device
Line output
Automatic gain control


Security Password protection, IP address filtering,
IEEE 802.1X (EAP-TLS) network access control
encryption, digest authentication, user access log,
centralized certificate management, brute force delay protection,
signed firmware
, QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP,
SFTP, 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, ONVIF Profile S and ONVIF Profile T, specification
Support for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for integration with
Voice over IP (VoIP) systems, peer to peer or integrated with
Analytics Included
AXIS Video Motion Detection, AXIS Motion Guard,
AXIS Fence Guard, AXIS Loitering Guard, active tampering alarm,
audio detection
AXIS Perimeter Defender, AXIS Digital Autotracking
Support for AXIS Camera Application Platform enabling
installation of third-party applications, see
Event triggers Analytics, supervised external inputs, virtual inputs through API,
edge storage events, shock detection
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, external output activation, play audio clip, zoom
Data streaming Event data
installation aids
Remote zoom, remote focus, pixel counter, leveling assistant,
autorotation, straighten image, traffic wizard


Casing IP66-, IP67-, IP6K9K- and NEMA 4X-rated, IK10+ (50 joules) impact-resistant casing with polycarbonate hard-coated dome,
aluminum base and dehumidifying membrane
Encapsulated electronics, captive screws
Color: White NCS S 1002-B
For repainting instructions of casing or skin cover and impact on
warranty, contact your Axis partner.
Mounting Mounting bracket with holes for junction boxes (double-gang,
single-gang, 4” square, and 4” octagon) and for ceiling and wall
¾” (M25) conduit side entry
Sustainability PVC-free
Memory 1 GB RAM, 512 MB Flash
Power Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1
Class 3, typical 5.6 W, max 12.5 W
8–28 V DC, typical 6.3 W, max 13.6 W
Power redundancy
Connectors RJ45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE, terminal block for two
configurable supervised inputs / digital outputs (12 V DC output,
max load 50 mA), 3.5 mm mic/line in, 3.5 mm line out, terminal
block for DC input
IR illumination OptimizedIR with power-efficient, long-life 850 nm IR LEDs
9 mm: Range of reach 40 m (130 ft) or more depending on
the scene
22 mm: Range of reach 60 m (200 ft) or more depending on
the scene
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
-50 °C to 60 °C (-58 °F to 140 °F)
Start-up: -40 °C to 60 °C (-40 °F to 140 °F)
Humidity 10–100% RH (condensing)
-40 °C to 65 °C (-40 °F to 149 °F)
Humidity 5–95% RH (non-condensing)
Approvals EMC
EN 55032 Class A, EN 50121-4, IEC 62236-4,
EN 55024, IEC/EN 61000-6-1, IEC/EN 61000-6-2,
FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class A, ICES-003 Class A, VCCI Class A,
RCM AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class A, KCC KN32 Class A, KN35
IEC/EN/UL 62368-1, IEC/EN/UL 60950-22, IEC/EN 62471,
IS 13252
IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-6, IEC 60068-2-14,
IEC 60068-2-27, IEC 60068-2-78
NEMA 250 Type 4X, IEC/EN 62262 IK10+ (50J), ISO 20653 IP6K9K
IEC/EN 60529 IP66/67
NIST SP500-267
Dimensions Height: 182 mm including weathershield
ø 183 mm
Weight 2.0 kg (4.4 lb) including weathershield
Installation Guide, Windows decoder 1-user license, drill hole
template, cable gaskets, I/O and DC connectors, connector guard,
weathershield, Axis U-shape conduit adapter, Resistorx® T20
L-key, mounting bracket
AXIS Q35 Smoked Dome A, AXIS Dome Intrusion Switch B,
AXIS Multicable B I/O Audio Power
AXIS Q35-VE Skin Cover A Black, AXIS ACI Conduit Adapter
3/4″ NPS, AXIS T94M01D Pendant Kit including weathershield,
AXIS T94M02L Recessed Mount, AXIS T8351 Microphone, Axis
Mounts & Cabinets
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
a. This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the
OpenSSL Toolkit. (, and cryptographic software written by Eric
Young (
Environmental responsibility

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