AXIS Q8685-LE PTZ Network Camera

For completely unobstructed views and superb detail – even in complete darkness

  • Forensic details, focus recall and IR illumination
  • 360° pan and 135° tilt from ground to sky
  • Long-distance network connection
  • Weather protection and remote maintenance
  • Easy installation

Sometimes you need a slow, steady pan. Other times it’s important to be on the spot in a flash. With the responsive AXIS Q8685-LE PTZ Network Camera, you set the pace for unobstructed and far-reaching surveillance of expansive outdoor areas. AXIS Q8685-LE features IR illumination and built-in optical IR filter, so even complete darkness or challenging mixed lighting conditions are no deterrence.

Swift and smooth

AXIS Q8685-LE lets operators choose between high-speed and ultra-slow pan and tilt movement – from 0.05 to 120 degrees per second. So they get smooth and jerk-free panoramic viewing when they need it and can respond quickly to events. The camera can be column-mounted, on poles or walls for a 360° panoramic view and a ground-to-sky view from -90° to +45°. It is capable of operating in extreme temperatures, and it can withstand hurricane-strength winds when it’s in motion of up to 52-meter per second (117 mph), and winds over 60-meter per second (135 mph) when it’s in motion and without sunshield.

Far and wide

With 30x optical zoom and superb pan and tilt capabilities, AXIS Q8685-LE delivers long-distance identification and the widest possible field of view in every direction.  It has WDR-forensic capture (Wide Dynamic Range) capture for clarity and detail in scenes with both dark and light areas. And it has Focus recall for instant focus in areas you define. In addition, AXIS Q8685-LE will also automatically zoom in on objects detected in pre-defined areas thanks to Advanced Gatekeeper.  

Night and day

AXIS Q8685-LE is equipped with powerful IR LED illuminators for sharp video in complete darkness up to 500 meters (1640 feet) without diverging lens. The illuminators are long-range and long lasting, making AXIS Q8685-LE the right choice for surveillance where there are few or no light sources. Thanks to built-in optical IR-cut and IR-pass filters, AXIS Q8685-LE provides superior image quality even in challenging mixed lighting conditions.

Fast and easy

AXIS Q8685-LE’s slim design and many available accessories let you install it anywhere you want. It has an SFP slot, so it supports cost-effective, long-distance fiber-optic connection.  And maintenance is made simple by a remote-control washer kit and built-in, long-life wiper on the camera window. A 22 meter (72 feet) long, heavy-duty power cable is available as optional accessory. Designed for outdoor use, the cable has 3-wire, 12AWG and a jacket diameter of 10 mm (0.4 in).

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Mounts

AXIS T94J01A Wall Mount

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AXIS T94N01G Pole Mount

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AXIS T95A64 Corner Bracket

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Housings

AXIS Sunshield A

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Illuminators

AXIS PT IR Illuminator Kit C

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AXIS T99 Illuminator Bracket Kit A

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Power over Ethernet

AXIS T8061 Ethernet Surge Protector

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Media Converters

AXIS T8612 SFP Module LC.SX

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AXIS T8611 SFP Module LC.LX

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AXIS T8613 SFP Module 1000BASE-T

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PoE+ over Coax

AXIS T8640 PoE+ over Coax Adapter Kit

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AXIS T8646 PoE+ over Coax Blade Kit

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Storage

AXIS Surveillance Card 64 GB

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AXIS Surveillance microSDXC Card 128 GB

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Audio and I/O

AXIS T8331 PIR Motion Detector

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AXIS T8331-E PIR Motion Detector

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Cables and connectors

Gasket C M20

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AXIS Connector A 2-pin 2.5 Straight

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AXIS Connector A 2-pin 3.81 Straight

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AXIS Cable 24 V DC/24-240 V AC 22 m

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Installation Tools

AXIS T8415 Wireless Installation Tool

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Control Boards and Joystick

AXIS T8310 Video Surveillance Control Board

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Miscellaneous

AXIS 4-in-1 Security Screwdriver Kit

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AXIS Bird Control Spike

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