AXIS Q1656-B

1/1.8” sensor, 4 MP, Day/night fixed box camera with Deep Learning Processing Unit (DLPU). Support for Forensic WDR and Lightfinder 2.0. Multiple, individually configurable streams, H.264/H.265 with Zipstream and Motion JPEG. 4MP stream up to 60 fps, 30 fps with WDR. AXIS Object Analytics, Video motion detection, shock detection and active tampering alarm. AXIS Edge Vault with FIPS certified TPM for added cyber security. Barrel distortion correction, defogging, electronic image stabilization and scene profiles. MQTT Support. Two-way audio, audio detection with either built-in microphone or optional analog or digital microphone. Supervised I/O for alarm/event handling, MicroSD/MicroSDHC memory card slot for optional local video storage. Serial port for RS422/485 communication. Powered by IEEE 802.3af Type1 Class 3 (PoE) or 10-28 V DC power with redundancy. Lens and stand are not included but available as optional accessories. Midspan and power supply not included.

Technical specifications


Image sensor CMOS

Image sensor size 1

Lightfinder Lightfinder

Wide dynamic range Dynamic Contrast

Min illumination/ light sensitivity (Color) 0.04 lux

Min illumination/ light sensitivity (B/W) 0.004 lux


Max video resolution 5472x3648

Max frames per second 25

Electronic image stabilization


Focal length

Horizontal field of view

Vertical field of view

Lens mount EF/EF-S

Replaceable lens Yes


Zipstream Yes

H.264 Baseline, High, Main


Motion JPEG Yes


Audio Support Yes


PoE Class 4



Signed firmware Yes

Secure boot


Remote focus Yes

Remote zoom

Built-in IR

Local storage (memory card slot) Yes

Operating temperature 0 to 45 °C

Outdoor Ready

Vandal rating

IP rating

Designed for repaint



Power (max) 18.6 W

Power (average) 11.0 W

DC input voltage 20-28 V

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