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AXIS Communications F44 Main Unit, 0936-004

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SKU : AFI-0936-004

  • Supports four sensor units
  • Streams 1080p/HDTV 720p videos from four sensor units simultaneously
  • Quad view stream
  • Wide Dynamic Range – Forensic Capture
  • Axis’ Zipstream technology
  • Rugged, easy-to-install design
  • Two-way audio, input/output ports, two SD card slots
  • Suggested Replacement Model: 0936-001

Availability: In stock



The rugged AXIS F44 main unit connects up to four AXIS F Sensor Units and is ideal for the surveillance of four closely situated areas, such as in stores, schools, banks and buses. AXIS F44 enables streaming of 1080p or HDTV 720p videos from four sensor units simultaneously through one Ethernet port. It also supports quad view streaming. The main unit provides Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) – Forensic Capture, ideal for scenes with very bright and dark areas. Support for Zipstream technology lowers bandwidth and storage use. Other supported features include audio, input/output ports, Power over Ethernet, 8–28 V DC and two SD card slots.

AXIS F44 Main Unit with dual audio input. 4-channel main unit to be used with any of AXIS F Series Sensor Units. Supports 1080p in 15/12.5 fps or 720p in full frame rate. Two way audio, 4 configurable I/Os with 12 V output and RS232. Supports Edge Storage through NAS or SD cards (optional). Two SD card slots. PoE and 8-28 V DC support. Comes with a stereo-to-mono adapter cable.


Manufacturer Part No 0936-004
Manufacturer  Axis
Video compression H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) Baseline, Main and High Profiles Motion JPEG
Resolutions 1920x1080 (1080p) a to 480x270 1280x720 to 480x270
Frame rate 1080p with no WDR: 12.5/15 fps (50/60 Hz) In 720p with no WDR: 25/30 fps (50/60 Hz) In 720p with WDR: 12.5/15 fps (50/60 Hz)
Video streaming Multiple, individually configurable streams in H.264 and Motion JPEG Axis Zipstream technology in H.264 Controllable frame rate and bandwidth VBR/MBR H.264 Quad view, max 1080p resolution 25/30 fps (50/60 Hz) with 720p capture mode 12.5/15 fps (50/60 Hz) with 1080p capture mode
Image settings  Compression, color, brightness, sharpness, contrast, white balance, exposure value, exposure control, exposure zones, local contrast, rotation, Corridor Format, text and image overlay, privacy mask, mirroring of images Wide Dynamic Range – Forensic Capturea : Up to 120 dB depending on scene
Supported protocols IPv4/v6, HTTP, HTTPSa , SSL/TLSa , QoS Layer 3 DiffServ, FTP, CIFS/SMB, SMTP, Bonjour, UPnPTM, SNMP v1/v2c/v3(MIB-II), DNS, DynDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, SFTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, RTCP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, SSH
Security Password protection, IP address filtering, HTTPSa encryption, IEEE 802.1Xa network access control, Digest authentication, User access log, Centralized Certificate Management
Audio streaming Two-way, full duplex and half duplex
Audio compression AAC-LC 8/16 kHz, 8-64 kbit/s G.711 PCM 8 kHz 64 kbit/s G.711 PCM 16 kHz 128 kbit/s G.726 ADPCM 8 kHz 32 kbit/s or 24 kbit/s Configurable bit rate
Audio input/output External microphone or line input (2 microphone or line inputs with included AXIS Stereo-to-mono Adapter) Line output
Event actions  File upload: email, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, network share Notification: email, HTTP, HTTPS and TCP Pre- and post-alarm video buffering Video and audio recording to edge storage, play audio clip, external output activation
Casing Aluminum
Memory 1024 MB RAM, 256 MB Flash
storage Two SD/SDHC/SDXC slots, (card not included) Support for SD card encryption Support for recording to network-attached storage (NAS) For SD card and NAS recommendations, see
Power Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af/802.3at Type 1 Class 3 max 12.95 W 8-28 V DC, max 13.33 W
Connectors RJ45 for 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX PoE RJ12 for sensor units 6-pin terminal block for four configurable inputs/outputs (12 V DC output), max load 50 mA 3.5 mm mic/line in, 3.5 mm line out 5-pin terminal block RS232 2-pin terminal block for 8-28 V DC input
Included accessories AXIS Stereo-to-Mono Adapter, Installation Guide, Windows decoder 1-user license, AVHS Authentication key
Sustainability PVC free
Storage Support for microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card SD card encryption Support for recording to network-attached storage (NAS) For SD card and NAS recommendations see
Video management software AXIS Companion, AXIS Camera Station, Video management software from Axis’ Application Development Partners available on
Application Programming Interface 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 S and ONVIF® Profile G, specification at www.onvif.or
Analytics Included AXIS Video Motion Detection Active tampering alarm, audio detection Supported AXIS Cross Line Detection Support for AXIS Camera Application Platform enabling installation of third-party applications,
Warranty Axis 3-year warranty and AXIS Extended Warranty option, see

  • Streams videos from four sensor units simultaneously
  • WDR – Forensic Capture (with sensor units that support this feature)
  • Rugged, easy-to-install design
  • Axis Zipstream
  • Dual audio input with included accessory

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    SKU AFI-0936-004

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