TP Link Japan Co., Ltd.
Achieved 1200% achievement rate in 19 hours! “Tapo’s first” full wireless security camera system with built-in battery “Tapo C420S2” Pre-sale on support purchase service “Makuake”
TP-Link Japan Co., Ltd. (located in Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku; hereafter referred to as TP-Link), the Japanese branch of TP-Link, which boasts the world’s No. 1 share in the development, manufacture and sale of wireless LAN products, will open on October 14. From Sunday (Friday), pre-sale of Tapo camera’s first battery built-in full wireless security camera system “Tapo C420S2” has started on the support purchase service “Makuake”. We have achieved 1200% of the target amount in 19 hours, and the number of supporters has already exceeded 400. The pre-sale period at “Makuake” will be until 18:00 on Thursday, November 10th.
“Tapo C420S2” is a security camera system that includes two fully wireless cameras and one hub. From the popular smart home product series “Tapo”, we have realized for the first time a camera with a built-in battery, which has been in demand for many years, and the options for installation locations have been greatly expanded. The camera’s battery can also be removed and charged, supporting long-term operation of up to 180 days*1. By linking the camera with the hub, you can monitor from the app at any time and save the recorded video to the microSD card. In addition, it is equipped with full-color nighttime shooting and a wide range of detection and notification functions, supporting more convenient and easy security measures.
*1: 180-day battery life may vary depending on device settings, usage, and environmental factors.
Makuake page for “Tapo C420S2”: https://www.makuake.com/project/tapoc420s2/ Pre-sale period: October 14th (Friday) to November 10th (Thursday) 18:00 [Image 2
An SNS campaign is also being held to commemorate the achievement of this goal. The same Tapo series camera as the “Tapo C420S2” will be won by lottery, so please do not hesitate to apply.
Campaign details: If you apply from TP Link Japan official Twitter (@tplinkjapan) during the period, a total of 6 people will win a Tapo camera that can be managed collectively with “Tapo C420S2”.
Campaign schedule: October 17, 2022 (Monday) to November 10, 2022 (Thursday) 18:00
Click here for details: https://www.tp-link.com/jp/press/news/20244/ [Makuake selling price]
■Normal discount (limited to 500 units): “Tapo C420S2 (2 cameras + 1 hub)” x 1 [Image 3
Early bird discount (limited to 200 units): “Tapo C420S2 (2 cameras + 1 hub)” x 1 (*Closed due to popularity)
A set with the same series of smart lamps and plugs is also available. It can be managed collectively from the Tapo app, so it is also recommended for those who want to start making their home a smart home.
■ Set discount A (limited to 150 units): “Tapo C420S2 (2 cameras + 1 hub)” x 1 + “Tapo L510E” x 2
* “Tapo L510E” product page:
https://www.tp-link.com/jp/home-networking/smart-bulb/tapo-l510e/ ■ Set discount B (limited to 150 units): “Tapo C420S2 (2 cameras + 1 hub)” x 1 + “Tapo L530E” x 2
* “Tapo L530E” product page:
https://www.tp-link.com/jp/home-networking/smart-bulb/tapo-l530e/ ■ Set discount C (limited to 150 units): “Tapo C420S2 (2 cameras + 1 hub)” x 1 + “Tapo L510E” x 2 + “Tapo L530E” x 2 + “Tapo P105” x 2 [Image 7
* “Tapo P105” product page:
https://www.tp-link.com/jp/home-networking/smart-plug/tapo-p105/ ■ Set discount D (limited to 500 units): “Tapo C420S2 (2 cameras + 1 hub)” x 1 + “Tapo L510E” x 2 + “Tapo L530E” x 2 + “Tapo P105” x 2 + “Lexar 32GB” microSD card” x 1
■ Full wireless security camera system “Tapo C420S2”
(Assumed sales price 32,780 yen including tax)
IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2.4GHz *Only for camera connection (recommended to connect up to 4 cameras per hub)
RJ-45 100Mbps LAN port *Hub only, for system Internet connection ・Video compression standard: H.264
・Video streaming: 2K QHD
・Camera viewing angle: Shooting range 113°
・Resolution: 2K QHD (2560 × 1440px)
・Night vision: 850 nm IR LED: Up to 15m
・Voice call: Two-way (built-in microphone & speaker)
・Adapter input: [Camera] 100-240V, 50/60Hz [Hub] 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.3A Adapter output: [Camera] 5.0V, 1.0A [Hub] 9.0V, 0.85A
・Product configuration: Tapo C420 camera (battery included) x 2, Tapo H200 hub, USB adapter (for battery charging), USB adapter cable (for battery charging), power adapter (for hub power supply), mounting screws, mounting positioning Seal, camera pedestal, simple setting guide, LAN cable (for hub)
・Dimensions (W x D x H): [Camera] 110.6 x 64.2 x 64.2mm [Hub] 71.45 x 71.45 x 31.25mm
・Warranty period: 1 year
・2K QHD: 1.7 times the resolution of 1080p, delivering clearer video & images ・Smart AI detection & notification: AI recognizes people, pets, and vehicles and notifies users as needed
・Full-color night vision: Starlight sensor provides colorful and high-definition images even at night
・Fully wireless: The camera does not require wiring, so it can be deployed freely regardless of the installation location.
・Alert function: warns suspicious persons with lights and sound effects ・Two-way call: Conversation is possible through built-in microphone and speaker ・Flexible storage: Save recordings using a hub-mounted microSD card (up to 256GB) or Tapo Care’s cloud storage service*2
・IP65 Compliant: With IP65 water and dust resistance, it can be used outdoors such as in a garage*3
・Voice Control: Compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa*4 *2: microSD card is sold separately. Due to compatibility reasons, we do not recommend using SAMSUNG Evo Plus or TOPESEL microSD cards. Please note that using it may damage the card. Tapo Care is a paid subscription service: https://www.tapo.com/jp/tapocare/
*3: Please note that this product does not prevent intrusion or theft by suspicious persons, and we cannot be held responsible for any damages resulting from such incidents.
*4: Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are not available in all languages and countries/regions.
[Characteristics of “Tapo C420S2”]
“Tapo C420S2” is a full wireless security camera system that includes two “Tapo C420” cameras with built-in batteries and one “Tapo H200” hub.
The camera is IP65 waterproof and dustproof and does not require wiring, allowing more freedom in installation than ever before. Full-color images are displayed even at night, and by linking with a hub, you can manage them all from the app. In addition, it is packed with many useful functions such as a smart AI function that detects pets and people and notifies them, an alert function that warns of suspicious movements, and two-way communication with a built-in microphone/speaker.
■ Fully wireless installation anywhere
“Tapo C420” with a built-in battery can be installed anywhere. In addition, it also has IP65 waterproof and dustproof performance, so it can be used in a wider range of applications than ever before. ■ Hub for Tapo C420 “Tapo H200”
The “Tapo H200” required for using the “Tapo C420” is equipped with a sync button convenient for adding cameras*5 and a slot for a microSD card*6 for saving recorded images.
*5: We recommend connecting 4 cameras per hub.
*6: microSD card is sold separately. Due to compatibility reasons, we do not recommend using SAMSUNG Evo Plus or TOPESEL microSD cards. Please note that using it may damage the card.
■ For strengthening the security of offices and parking lots [Image 12
Even if you are outdoors, you can check the video from your
smartphone. *7 Since it can project images in full color even at night, it helps to monitor objects clearly. It also has a warning function with lights and sound effects, and you can also receive activity notifications by specifying the day of the week and time. *7: Images cannot be viewed from a PC. It is possible only from the smartphone app Tapo.
[World’s No. 1 share! TP-Link, a high-quality wireless LAN router] TP-Link is the world’s No. 1 provider of network products to over 1.2 billion end users in over 170 countries around the world. In 2022, we will be the world’s No. 1 wireless LAN equipment provider for the 11th consecutive year. *1 Currently, we have local subsidiaries in 44 locations around the world, including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan.
*1: 2022 Q1 IDC research
With thorough research and development, efficient production system and strict quality control, TP-Link has won many awards in the field of networking products. In addition, we have acquired the Technical Conformity Mark of each country *2 , and we provide high-performance products that can be used with peace of mind.
*2: TELEC, CE, FCC certified, RoHS compliant
Company name: TP-LINK JAPAN INC. (English name: TP-LINK JAPAN INC.) Location: 2-9-1 Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo PMO Nishi-Shimbashi 8F Corporate site: https://www.tp-link.com/
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