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Security Camera System Project Examples

How to choose the right SCPPS™ power supply for any solar security project.

When using trusted SCPPS™ by Solar Electric Supply, your solar security camera project will get off the ground easier.

Simply deliver the load requirements and run time of your camera equipment to any SES Technical Sales Associate. We use decades of off-grid experience to design a system to fit your application. Friendly installation / operations manual and complete system schematics with all SCPPS™ solar security camera systems are included.

 

Real life examples with equipment and duty cycles in several locations:

Here is a PTZ Camera with built in P.o.E. with midspan and heater in housing. This surveillance camera features a 30-60 watt max draw at 12 volts. The duty cycle is provided in sample load worksheet below. This system is located in Tucson, Arizona and requires our SCPPS 260-530-12, radio shelf for extra storage optional.

EXAMPLE of PoE/IP Security PTZ Camera System

Load DescriptionQtyAmpsVoltsWattsHours per dayWatt hr/day
PoE Iniector 1 1.5 12 18 18 216
PoE W/Heater 1 5 12 60 6 72
Bridge 1 0.02 12 0.24 24 288
          Total 576

Here is a Fixed Camera with built in P.o.E. and heater in housing. The camera with features has a 15 watt max draw at 12 volts, duty cycle is provided in sample load worksheet below. This system is located in Brownsville, Texas and requires our SCPPS 90-108-12, radio shelf for extra storage optional.

EXAMPLE of Fixed Camera

Load DescriptionQtyAmpsVoltsWattsHours per dayWatt hr/day
Axis P33 1 1.15 12 13.8 6 82.8
Standby 1 0.25 12 3 18 54
Bridge 1 0.02 12 0.24 24 5.76
          Total 142.56

Here is an Analog Camera. The camera with features has a 1.7 watt max draw at 12 volts, duty cycle is provided in sample load worksheet below. This system is located in Long Beach, California And requires our SCPPS 280-530-12, radio shelf for extra storage optional.

EXAMPLE of Analog Camera with Low Power IP Video Server

Load DescriptionQtyAmpsVoltsWattsHours per dayWatt hr/day
Sony SSCG113A 1 1.7 12 20.4 24 489.6
Geovision IPVS 1 0.4 12 4.8 24 115.2
             
          Total 604.8

Here is an IR Infra-Red Camera with built in P.o.E., heater in housing and illuminator. The camera with features has a 15 watt max draw at 12 volts, duty cycle is provided in sample load worksheet below. This system is located in Jacksonville, Florida and requires our SCPPS 90-108-12, radio shelf for extra storage optional.

EXAMPLE of IR Camera

Load DescriptionQtyAmpsVoltsWattsHours per dayWatt hr/day
Axis P-3364-LVE 1 1.15 12 13.8 6 82.8
Standby 1 0.25 12 3 18 216
Bridge 1 0.02 12 0.24 24 288
          Total 586.8

Here is a Stationary (low cost) Fixed Camera with built in P.o.E. The camera with features has a 15 watt max draw at 12 volts, duty cycle is provided in sample load worksheet below. This system is located in Sacramento, California and requires our SCPPS 30-58-12, radio shelf for extra storage optional.

EXAMPLE of Low Cost Stationary Camera

Load DescriptionQtyAmpsVoltsWattsHours per dayWatt hr/day
Axis M 3113-VE 1 0.335 12 4.02 6 24.12
Standby 1 0.0835 12 1.002 18 216
Bridge 1 0.02 12 0.24 24 288
          Total 528.12

Depending on the application, some of the advantages with PoE over other technologies may be:

  • Inexpensive cabling
  • Fast data rate
  • Peer-to-peer network access. Once a device is connected to the network, it is accessible to many users.

Common Solar Security Applications:

  • Camera/Surveillance/CCTV
  • Access Control
  • Perimeter Detection/Intrusion
  • Wireless radios and video streaming
  • Networks/Servers/Data and Video Storage
  • Fire and Safety Protection
  • Gates and Barriers
  • Public Warning/Mass notification systems
  • Radar sites
Contact a wireless solar security camera system sales associate.