Tapo C420S1

Smart Wire-Free Security Camera System, 1-Camera System

  • 2K QHD-Now with 1.7 times more pixels than 1080p, providing clearer videos and photos.
  • 180-Day Battery Life-The rechargeable and removable battery with a low-power protocol extends your usage.*
  • Full-Color Night Vision-Reveal high-fidelity details and color at night with the starlight sensor.
  • Smart AI Detection and Notification-Smart AI identifies people, pets, and cars, notifying users as needed.
  • Wire-Free Placement-No wires means you can place the cameras almost anywhere inside or outside-whatever works for you!
  • Light and Sound Alarm-Triggers sound and light as an alarm when motion is detected.
  • Two-Way Audio-Enables communication through a built-in microphone and speaker.
  • Flexible Storage Choices-Save recorded videos on the hub-installed microSD card (up to 512 GB) or by using Tapo Care cloud storage services.
  • IP65 Water&Dust Resistant-Offers excellent waterproof and dustproof performance for outdoor scenarios.

Learn more about mircroSD card compatibility

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Install Anywhere with Long Battery Life

Smart Wire-Free Security Camera System

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180-Day Long Battery Life*

The rechargeable and removable battery with low power protocol can largely extend your usage time.

*Battery life of up to 180 days is based on TP-Link’s laboratory testing triggering 10-20 events per day. Actual battery life may vary based on device settings, use, and environmental factors.

Greater Aperture

Low-Power
Protocols Supported

Starlight Sensor

Removable Battery

  • 2K QHD
  • Full-Color Night Vision
  • Starlight Sensor

2K QHD Crystal Clear View

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

1080P 2K QHD

Full-Color Night Vision

Generates full-color images at night with embedded light.

Night Vision Full-Color Night Vision

Starlight Sensor

Captures high-quality images with vivid colors even in low-light conditions.

Without Starlight Sensor With Starlight Sensor

Smart AI Detection and Notification

Smart AI identifies people, pets, and vehicles, notifying users as needed.

Customizable Detection and Alarms

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!

  • Set the Camera On the Table

    Set your camera anywhere(Indoor / Outdoor) you want.

  •  
    Could you leave it at the door, please?
     
    No problem!

    Two-Way Audio

    Communicate directly with the outdoors.

  • Customizable Activity Zone

    See what matters most to you.

  • Secure Local Storage

    Save recorded videos on the hub-installed microSD card (Up to 512GB) or using Tapo Care cloud storage service.

  • Cloud Storage

    Tapo Care supported. Enjoy your cloud storage with unlimited spaces.

  • Water & Dust Resistant - IP65

    Resistant to outdoor weather-related factors.

Dedicated Tapo App

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

Charging

100%

Charge the battery to 100% (LED will turn green)

Download the Tapo app

Turn on your camera

Follow the in-app guide

CAMERA
Image Sensor 1/3“
Lens F/NO: 1.61±10%; Focal Length: 3.18mm±5%
Night Vision 850 nm IR LED up to 49 ft/15m
Lighting 2× Built-in Spotlights
Interface & Button 1× SYNC/RESET Button
Hub Compatibility Compatible with Tapo H200 (Included)
Viewing Angle 113°
Resolution 2K QHD (2560 × 1440 px)
HUB
Device Compatibility Works with Tapo smart sensors, buttons, Sub-1G switches, cameras, and video doorbells.
All Supported Products>
Connection Capacity Up to 64 Sub-1G switches, sensors, or buttons + 4 cameras or video doorbells
Interface & Button 1× Ethernet Port
1× RESET Button
1× SYNC Button
1× MicroSD Card Slot (Up to 512 GB)
VIDEO & AUDIO
Maximum Resolution 2K QHD 4MP (2560 × 1440 px)
Frame Rate 15 fps/20 fps
Digital Zoom 12×
Video Compression H.264
Live View Yes
Image Enhancement 3DNR
WDR
Audio Input & Output Built-in Microphone and Speaker
Audio Communication Two-Way Audio with Noise Cancellation
Siren Volume Camera:
92 dB (Level measured at 4-inch/10-cm distance)
Hub:
100 dB (Level measured at 4-inch/10-cm distance) 
STORAGE
Local Storage MicroSD Card Slot on Camera (Up to 512 GB)
General Information about using MicroSD Cards >
Cloud Storage Tapo Care Cloud Storage Services (Subscription required)
DETECTION and NOTIFICATIONS
Sensor Single Motion Sensor (FOV: 110° horizontal)
Single Ambient Light Sensors
AI Detection Motion Detection
Person Detection
Pet Detection
Vehicle Detection
Activity Zones Yes
Output Notification System Notification
System Notification with Snapshot (Tapo Care Services)
AUDIO
Audio Communication 2-way audio
Audio Input & Output Built-in microphone and speaker
NETWORK
Network Connectivity Connect via Wi-Fi or Ethernet 
Wireless Connectivity IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi
Sub-1G, 868MHz or 922MHz (Used for local connection between camera and hub)
Protocol TCP/IP, ICMP, DNS, HTTPS, TCP, UDP
Ethernet Port 1× 10/100 Mbps RJ45 Port on Hub
Wireless Security WPA/WPA2-PSK
Wi-Fi Protocol IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz
Frequency 2.4 GHz
SECURITY
Security 128-bit AES Encryption with SSL/TLS
WPA/WPA2-PSK
POWER
Power Source Hub:
9V DC Power Adapter

Camera:
6700 mAh Removable Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Optional Solar Panel: Tapo A200 (Sold separately)
Input Voltage Camera Battery Pack Adapter Input: 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Hub Adapter Input: 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.3 A
Output Voltage Camera Battery Pack Adapter Output: 5.0 V, 1.0 A
Hub Adapter Output: 9.0 V, 0.85 A
GENERAL
Smart Integration Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa
Weather Resistance Camera: IP65
System Requirements Tapo App: iOS 11.0 or higher, Andriod 5.0 or higher
Mounting Options Tabletop
Ceiling-Mounted
Wall-Mounted 
Operating Temperature Camera: -20℃~45℃
Hub: 0℃~40℃
Storage Temperature -20℃~60℃
Operating Humidity 10%~90% RH, Non-condensing
Storage Humidity 5%~90% RH, Non-condensing
Charging Temperature 0-55℃
Dimensions Camera Dimensions: 4.35 × 2.52 × 2.52 in (110.6 × 64.2 × 64.2 mm)
Hub Dimensions: 2.8 × 2.8 × 1.2 in (71.45 × 71.45 × 31.25 mm)
Package Contents Tapo C420 Camera
Tapo A100 Battery
Tapo H200 Hub
USB Adapter
USB Adapter Cable
DC Power Adapter
Mounting Anchors
Mounting Screws
Mounting Template
Camera Bracket
Quick Start Guide
RJ45 Ethernet Cable
Certifications CE, FCC, RoHS, RCM
ACTIVITY NOTIFICATIONS
Input Trigger Motion detection, Person
detection, Pet detection, Vehicle detection.
Output Notification Notification,Snapshot(Tapo care),Clips(Tapo
care).
ENVIRONMENT
Operating Temperature -20℃~45℃(-4°F ~113 °F )
Storage Temperature -20℃~60℃ (-4°F~140°F)
Operating Humidity 10%~90%RH, Non-condensing
Storage Humidity 5%~90%RH, Non-condensing
PACKAGE CONTENTS
Package Contents Tapo C420 Cameras (Battery Included)
Tapo H200 Hub
USB Adapter
USB Adapter Cable
DC Power Adapter
Mounting Screws
Mounting Templates
Camera Brackets
Quick Start Guide
RJ45 Ethernet Cable
HARDWARE
Button Camera Button: Reset/SYNC Button
Hub Button: Reset Button; SYNC Button
Indicator LED Camera Indicator LED: System LED
Hub Indicator LED: System LED
Adapter Input Camera Adapter Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Hub Adapter Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.3A
Adapter Output Camera Adapter Output: 5.0V, 1.0A
Hub Adapter Output: 9.0V, 0.85A
Dimensions (W x D x H) Camera Dimensions: 4.35 x 2.52 x 2.52in.
(110.6*64.2*64.2mm)
Hub Dimensions (L x W x H): 2.8 x 2.8 x 1.2 in.
(71.45*71.45*31.25mm)
VIDEO/IMAGE
Video Compression H.264
Frame Rate & Resolutions 15/20 fps
Video Streaming 2K QHD

*Battery life of up to 180 days is based on TP-Link’s laboratory testing triggering 10-20 events per day. Actual battery life may vary based on device settings, use, and environmental factors.

microSD card purchased separately. Actual storage capacity depends on the size of the microSD card used.
Subscribe for cloud storage at https://www.tapo.com/tapocare/ 

Notes: Connect up to 4 cameras to a hub.