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AXIS 291 1U Video Server Rack

Full frame rate, high-density video encoder rack solution

  • Quick and professional installation of various video encoders in the same rack
  • Expandable system, simply by adding blades and wiring up
  • Integrated power supply, for easy installation/expansion
  • Higher density of video channels compared to standalone solution

Video server rack solution for blade video encoders

Together with Axis video encoder blades, AXIS 291 1U Video Server Rack can migrate analog systems to high performance, IP-based digital solutions.

Serviceability and easy unit replacement

AXIS 291 1U Video Server Rack combines high reliability and functionality with quick, flexible and professional installation. The rack holds up to 3 interchangeable and hot-swappable blades. It is designed for improved serviceability and quick replacement of units. There is no need to power down when installing or changing blades. The rack provides serial communication and I/O connectors at the rear of each slot. It has a single network connection together with integrated power for simple installation.

Flexibility

AXIS 291 1U is designed for applications that need to be able to expand, not only by adding more channels, but also by using different types of cameras. It is ideal for airports, hotels and train stations or other premises where analog cameras are already installed.

Supported blade video servers

The 19'' AXIS 291 1U Video Server Rack can use any combination of up to 3 interchangeable and hot-swappable Axis blade video servers. The AXIS 291 1U provides serial communication and I/O connectors at the rear of each slot, and a single network connection together with integrated power for simple installation.

Blade No. of channels Video compression* Frames per second in max. resolution External inputs/outputs PTZ support Audio
AXIS P7224 4 H.264

Motion JPEG
Multiple streams at 30/25 in D1 per channel 4 configurable
AXIS Q7406 6 H.264

Motion JPEG
Multiple streams at 30/25 in D1 per channel 8 configurable  
AXIS Q7414 4 H.264

Motion JPEG
Multiple streams at 30/25 in D1 per channel 8 configurable
AXIS Q7436 6 H.264

Motion JPEG
60/50 fps support 6 configurable  
AXIS 243Q 4 MPEG-4

Motion JPEG
30/25 in 4CIF per channel 4/4  
AXIS 241Q 4 MPEG-4

Motion JPEG
21/17 in 4CIF using 1 channel, 20/17 in CIF per channel using 4 channels


30/25 in 4CIF using 1 channel, 30/25 in CIF per channel using 4 channels
4/4  

 

* H.264 is also called MPEG-4 Parte 10/AVC. In the table, MPEG-4 refers to MPEG-4 Parte 2.

Frame rate = NTSC/PAL

All software isn't compatible with all products, please refer to the data sheets for compatibility information.

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