Pros

  • Runs on Power over Ethernet
  • Very small and unobtrusive
  • Exceptionally good video resolution (1280 by 720)

Cons

  • No night vision
  • Third-party smartphone and tablet app is not free
  • Priced for business use

At A Glance

This discreet dome camera delivers exceptional performance without drawing much attention to itself.

Manufacturer’s Description

Discreet design with broad coverage: AXIS M5014 PTZ Dome Network Camera is a palm-sized, HDTV 720p pan/tilt/zoom camera that is affordably priced for remote and discreet monitoring of indoor areas such as stores, banks, hotels, office lobbies, restaurants and warehouses. Protective casing and easy installation on ceilings: With an IP51-rating, the camera is dustproof and protected from dripping water, enabling video to be taken even when a sprinkler system is activated. AXIS M5014 is designed for quick and easy installation. The camera is powered with Power over Ethernet (PoE) using a PoE switch or midspan, which eliminates the need for power cables and reduces installation costs.