A off grid Pole mount Solar System for Foscam IP Cameras. This pole-mounted solar power kit with Lithium battery is the perfect solution to your remote power needs for deploying a camera. 50W solar panel plus either a 20Ah or 25Ah LiFeP04 12V battery pack.
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Are you looking for a way to provide power and remote connectivity to your own IP camera or other device in an off grid area? Then Foscam CCTV has the solution.
Foscam’s Off Grid Solar Security Hub provides a regulated 12v supply to power your device along with a standard USB outlet. This model will power one Foscam camera 24/7 with back-up battery.
The system has its own Lithium battery charged via an on board solar panel allowing it to run indefinitely with out recharging from the mains. It’s completely silent with no noisy generators or hazardous fuel stored on site – perfect for residential areas or a long deployment. The power system is designed for SA conditions and is fully compliant with SA electrical regulations. It includes an industrial 12v regulated power supply to protect your equipment from voltage variances.
System parameters :- 1 x 12V 20Ah LiFeP04 or 25Ah LiFeP04 depending on your selection
SPECIFICATIONS – Solar Mount
Pole mount housing
The entire system is housed in an industrial grade IP66 rated enclosure supported by a rugged pole mount frame. The standard enclosure is designed to connect to an external device (such as an IP camera).
Pole mount for solar panel: Aluminium alloy brackets with stainless steel hardware
Setting angle: 45° for capturing the correct angle for the sun
Mounting pole (to be supplied by installer/customer for combination of solar panels and battery/control box): recommended minimum - 75mm x 3mm steel for 3metre above ground
NOTE: POLE is NOT INCLUDED in the kit and dimension are only a guideline. It is the responsibility of the client to ensure that correct erection procedure for the pole is followed.
Wind load: 80Kkm/Hr
Hail loading: 1.1Kn/m ²
Assembled weight (includes 1 x 50W panel): 5kg
Attention: Edges may be sharp
Solar panel mount set comes with: 1 upper bracket, 1 lower bracket, 2 x U-bolts (straps), 2 x M6 hex-head bolts, 4 x washers, 2 x M6 nyloc nuts, 2 x M6 hex-head bolts for solar panel, 4 x flat washers for solar panel, 2 x nyloc nuts for solar panel.
Installation: To the greatest extent possible, the installation site should allow unshaded exposure to the sun throughout daylight hours.
SPECIFICATIONS – Control and Battery Cabinet
Depending upon the customer requirement, two battery pack options are available in the enclosure shown being 20Ah or 25Ah.
Solar charging is by means of a Monocrystalline Solar panel
The solid state controller integrates all aspects required for optimal operation of the unit with:
- Solar charge controller specifically for LiFepo4 cells with BMS on 12Ah unit
- Regulated outputs for two cameras and a USB communication device
Cabinet: Polyester / Polycarb 300 x 250 x 130mm
Pole mount bracket: U-clamp / strap top and bottom
Batteries: 1 x 12V 20Ah LiFeP04 or 20Ah LiFeP04 batt pack
Solar Charge Controller: 10A
Camera Voltage Protector: 2A
Connectivity (not supplied in this base kit)
An 4G GSM modem runs on any mobile network allowing you to connect to the system from virtually anywhere – as long as the system is in an area with good network coverage. Speeds of are location dependent.
(Sim Card– supplied by customer depending on your service provider)
Depending on your requirments you can use any router as long as it can be power by 12V.
We recommend something like the Mikrotik LtAP Mini LTE Router.
Power Connectors for: Camera; Router; Solar panels
Total Weight of control and battery cabinet: 8kg
Cabinet mounting set comes with:
1 upper bracket, 1 lower bracket, 2 x U-bolts (straps),
4 x M6 hex-head bolts, 8 x washers, 4 x M6 nyloc nuts
We custom build to suit your project or device, let us know what you are looking for by email or call us on +27 11 465 9173 and we’ll provide you with a quote.