Like every other website on the planet, SmallNetBuilder uses cookies. Our cookies track login status, but we only allow admins to log in anyway, so those don't apply to you. Any other cookies you pick up during your visit come from advertisers, which we don't control.
If you continue to use the site, you agree to tolerate our use of cookies. Thank you!

Router Charts

Click for Router Charts

Router Ranker

Click for Router Ranker

NAS Charts

Click for NAS Charts

NAS Ranker

Click for NAS Ranker

More Tools

Click for More Tools

Introduction

Axis Network Camera

Axis Network Camera
Summary The Axis 205 is small and compact and those features alone draw most of the attention. However, the lack of pan, tilt and zoom features as well as a merely average image quality might deter some buyers.
Update None
Pros • Compact size
Cons • Lacks pan, tilt and zoom
• Poor image quality

As we have seen in previous reviews, network based camera products continue to gain traction in many markets. While the applications can vary substantially from person to person, the ability to peek remotely at a net cam from anyplace, at any time, is what many users want.While most of the uses of network based camera products involve some sort of security purpose, there are many other uses for products like this, as well.

As long as you have a broadband Internet connection that is always on, with or without a static IP, it is possible to access these devices across the Internet.

However, since most users use a gateway or firewall of some type, this can present potential configuration issues that might make the installation of a network camera more of a challenge.

Axis 205 Network Camera: Small & Different
Security applications is one of the target markets where Axis sees the 205 fitting into their product line up.

Still, the ability to check in on your cat after she has kittens, keep an eye on your baby/baby sitter and to see what is happening in your house when you are not there is certainly appealing. The applications for this technology continue to grow, and based on the reaction we have received from past Network Camera reviews, we know that many readers seek smaller and more flexible models.

To this point, flexibility and price have been obstacles for many consumers, but now Axis has addressed these issues in its new model 205 Network Camera. The 205 Network Camera is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and checks in with a MSRP at only $199 US. What has Axis done to achieve this? Read on and see what the pluses and trade offs are in the Axis Model 205.

Wi-Fi System Tools
Check out our Wi-Fi System Charts, Ranker and Finder!

Support Us!

If you like what we do and want to thank us, just buy something on Amazon. We'll get a small commission on anything you buy. Thanks!

Over In The Forums

I just upgraded by Xfinity internet service from 60 Mbps to 400 Mbps. A direct connection to my Motorola SB8600 cable modem can achieve more than 400 ...
A feature request to Asuswrt-Merlin branchI've got an rt-ac86u operating in AP-mode behind a firewall. It would be nice to be able to take advantage o...
Experiencing a very strange issue with my RT-AC86U. Everything works great via the 5GHz radio (eth6), but when a device connects to the 2.4GHz radio (...
AX3000 Dual Band PCI-E WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Adapter with 2 external antennas. Supporting 160MHz, Bluetooth 5.0, WPA3 network security, OFDMA and MU-MIMO ...
Hi do not be angry. I do not speak well in English.My trouble would be such that I bought it a little of my money was a new routert finally.Too I am b...

Don't Miss These

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3