Product comparison guide Axis 3-year warranty AXIS 213 PTZ Network Camera - Pan, tilt and zoom live video directly over your network

Pan, tilt and zoom live video directly over your network

AXIS 213 PTZ Network Camera


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Discontinued product
AXIS 214 PTZ Network Camera

  • Pan, tilt, zoom network camera with built-in 26x optical zoom, auto focus lens + 12x digital zoom
  • Operates under all light conditions, indoors as well as outdoors
  • Simultaneous Motion JPEG and MPEG-4
  • AXIS 213CM Connection Module for two-way audio and alarm inputs/outputs

Pan, tilt, zoom live video directly over your network

The AXIS 213 PTZ Network Camera enables advanced remote monitoring with pan, tilt and zoom through operator control* from any PC connected to the local area network or the Internet.


It provides wide coverage with its ability to pan 340 degrees, tilt 100 degrees and zoom in on specific details.

IR mode for nighttime conditions

The AXIS 213 PTZ can be manually controlled or scheduled for switching between color image during daytime, and black/white image in low light or nighttime conditions using the built-in IR lighting or an external IR lamp for longer distances.

Remote monitoring applications

The AXIS 213 PTZ delivers superior quality Motion JPEG and MPEG-4 video streams simultaneously. It is ideal for monitoring people and property, and for remote learning and troubleshooting.

Product review: Security Installer, United Kingdom, February 2005

"The 213 PTZ Network Camera from Axis has matured nicely." The bench test - Network upgrade (pdf)

Russian Standard Bank

Customer story using the AXIS 213 PTZ Network camera:
Remote monitoring of bank branches using Axis network cameras Over one thousand Axis cameras monitor the work in Russian Standard Bank branches - The objective of this project was to remotely monitor bank branches; it currently also includes two subordinate objectives: to detect employee violations of internal regulations and to [...]

More features

  • Resolutions up to 704x576 at up to 25 fps (PAL) or 704x480 at 30 fps (NTSC)
  • Superior image quality in simultaneous Motion JPEG and MPEG-4 video streams. De-interlacing in 4CIF resolution
  • Built-in video motion detection (the functionality is disabled during pan, tilt, zoom)
  • Advanced event management: scheduled and triggered event functionality with alarm notification via e-mail, TCP, HTTP, and image uploading via e-mail, FTP & HTTP
  • Network security using multiple user access levels with password protection and IP address filtering
  • 20 preset positions, PTZ control queue, sequence tour capability*
  • Powerful Application Programming Interface (API) for software integration, including AXIS VAPIX and AXIS Media Control SDK. Flash memory for upload of embedded applications

Note: Outdoor use requires weather-proof housing.