Tapo C520WS


Outdoor Pan/Tilt Security Wi-F- Camera

  • 2K QHD Live View-Adopting a 2560 × 1440 resolution, Tapo C520WS provides 1.7 × more pixels and delivers sharper images than 1080p.
  • Starlight Color Night Vision-Adopting an F1.6 large-aperture lens and starlight sensor, Tapo C520WS captures more light and has higher photosensitivity, thus rendering brighter colors under lower light conditions than full-color night vision cameras with an F2.2 lens and ordinary sensor.
  • 360° Visual Coverage- Provides 360° horizontal & 130° vertical viewing range, enabling you to focus on more vital areas and eliminate blind spots.
  • Free Person/Pet/Vehicle Detection-Smart AI identifies people, pets, and vehicles, notifying users as needed.
  • Customizable Sound and Light Alarm-Record your own audio as an alarm to extend your usages. The ultra-bright and adjustable light is also supported to frighten unwanted visitors away.
  • Secure Local & Cloud Storage-Save recorded videos to a microSD card† or by using Tapo Care** cloud services.
  • IP66 Weatherproof-Offers excellent waterproof and dustproof performance for outdoor scenarios.
  • Wired/Wireless Networking-Connect your camera to the network through WiFi or Ethernet for more flexible installation.

Smart. Secure. Easy.

All-Round Protection with Vivid Colors

Outdoor Pan/Tilt Security Wi-Fi Camera

Tapo C520WS
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  • Brighter than Full-Color
  • Multiple Night Vision Modes

Brighter than Full-Color

TapoC520WS renders brighter images than other full-color night vision cameras with spotlights on due to its starlight sensor.

Black-and-White Night Vision Full-Color Night Vision Full-Color Night Vision with Starlight Sensor

Multiple Night Vision Modes

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    Full-Color Mode

    The starlight sensor and spotlights enables Tapo C520WS to capture brighter-color images for enhanced security.

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    Infrared Mode

    Provides a visual distance of up to 98ft at night.

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    Smart Mode

    Automatically switches to full-color mode to provide more details when an event is detected.

  • 2K QHD
  • 360° Visual Coverage

2K QHD Crystal Clear View

Now with 1.7 times more pixels than 1080p, providing clearer videos and more crisp photos.

1080p 2K QHD

360° Visual Coverage

Provides 360° horizontal & 130° vertical view range to capture everything around.


Multiple AI Detection, All for Free!

Smart AI identifies people, pets, and vehicles, notifying users as needed. All are provided for free.

Customize Your Detection

Adjust the sensitivity of motion detection and set up activity zones/boundaries for your convenience. You can also turn on the patrol mode to keep the camera cruising between two customized points.


    Motion Detection


    Activity Zones


    Line Crossing


    Patrol Mode

Reliable Networking, Flexible Connection

Dual powerful external antennas provides larger wireless coverage and more stable connection. You can also connect you’re your camera to the network through the RJ45 Ethernet port.

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    Dual Powerful Antennas

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    Wired/Wireless Networking

Customizable Sound and Light Alarm

Record your own audio as an alarm to extend your usages. The ultra-bright and adjustable light is also supported to frighten unwanted visitors away.

Private Zones, Get Away There!

Secure Local & Cloud Storage

Save recorded videos to a microSD card (up to 512 GB) or by using Tapo Care** cloud services.

  • Enjoy 24/7 continuous recording and playback with a microSD card (up to 512 GB, equals to 680 hours of 2K QHD footage).
  • Receive rich notifications with snapshots, encrypted protection, data backups, and 30-day video clip history with Tapo Care** cloud services. **Tapo Care cloud storage services require a subscription. A free trial for the first month is provided.
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    IP66 Weatherproof

    Offers excellent waterproof and dustproof performance for outdoor scenarios.

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    Smart Motion Tracking

    Tracks motion with high-speed rotation to keep the object within the camera’s view.

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    Two-Way Audio

    Communicate directly with the outdoors for your convenience.

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    Multiple Installation Options

    Use the mounting screws, template and loops to install on any wall, ceiling or pole for the perfect view—wherever you want.

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    Physical Privacy Mode

    Maintains your privacy with the lens physically blocked by the housing.

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    Voice Activated

    Enjoy your smart life and keep an eye on your vital areas with Alexa & Google Assistant supported.

Dedicated Tapo App

Live view, playback,save clips and set up-all in one app.

Download the Tapo app

Turn on your camera

Follow the in-app guide

Képérzékelő 1/3‘’ CMOS
Optika F/NO: 1.61±10%; Focal Length: 3.18mm±5%
Motion Range Pan Mechanical Range: 340° (360° Pan Coverage)
Tilt Mechanical Range: 60° (130° Tilt Coverage)
Night Vision 850 nm IR LED (up to 98 ft), Starlight Color Night Vision
Lighting 2× Built-in Spotlights
Interface & Button 1× Ethernet Port
1× RESET Button
1× MicroSD Card Slot (Up to 512GB)
Weatherproof Rating IP66
View Range 360° horizontal and 130° vertical
Felbontás 2K QHD 4MP (2560 × 1440 px)
Maximum Resolution 2K QHD 4MP (2560 × 1440 px)
Frame Rate Up to 25/30fps
Video Streaming 2K QHD
Video Compression H.264
Hangkommunikáció Two-Way
Audio Input & Output: Built-in Microphone and Speaker
Wireless Security WPA/WPA2-PSK
Szabványok és protokollok IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Biztonság 128 bit AES encryption with SSL/TLS
Frequency 2.4GHz
Input Trigger Motion detection, Person detection, Pet detection, Vehicle detection, Line-Crossing detection
Output Notification Snapshot(Tapo care), Clips(Tapo care)
Operating Temperature -30 ℃ ~ 60 ℃ (-22 °F ~ 140 °F)
Storage Temperature -40 ℃ ~ 60 ℃ (-40 °F ~ 140 °F)
Operating Humidity 10%~90%RH, Non-condensing
Storage Humidity 0~90%RH, Non-condensing
Button RESET Button
Indicator LED System LED
Adapter Input 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Adapter Output 9V, 0.85A (DC Power)
Product Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.9 x 4.8 x 3.5 in. (123.8 x 123 x 90 mm)
Egyéb jellemzők
Tanúsítványok CE, FCC, RoHS, RCM
Csomagolás tartalma Tapo C520WS Camera
Power Adapter (3.0m)
Mounting Anchors
Mounting Screws
Bracket Screws
Mounting Template
Mounting Bracket
Waterproof Seal
Waterproof Cable Attachments
Quick Start Guide

microSD card purchased separately. Actual storage capacity depends on the size of the microSD card used. Actual storage time also may vary with use.

**Subscribe for cloud storage at http://www.tapo.com/tapocare/

Mounting loops purchased separately.


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