Synology
Synology

BC500 and TC500

Bullet and turret IP cameras

Versatile AI camera for securing any location

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Consistently clear footage, 24/7

  • 5 MP & 110° wide field of view

  • IP67 & IK101 certified

  • 30 m night vision

  • NDAA & TAA compliant

Around the clock surveillance

See clearly at night with four high-power IR LEDs that provide 30 meters of night vision range.

Around the clock surveillance

See clearly at night with four high-power IR LEDs that provide 30 meters of night vision range.

Detailed video recordings in all lighting conditions

Ensure security despite high contrast light conditions with High Dynamic Range (HDR), which provides detailed images in both shadows and bright spots.

HDR-ON
HDR-OFF
HDR offHDR on
HDR-ON
HDR-OFF
HDR offHDR on

Detailed video recordings in all lighting conditions

Ensure security despite high contrast light conditions with High Dynamic Range (HDR), which provides detailed images in both shadows and bright spots.

Enhance your surveillance with camera-based AI

Be proactive with surveillance. AI features empower security staff to watch over multiple locations more efficiently.

People and Vehicle Detection

Protect against loitering and boost security with cameras that leverage AI to distinguish people and vehicles from other moving objects with high accuracy.

People and Vehicle Detection
People and Vehicle Detection

People and Vehicle Detection

Protect against loitering and boost security with cameras that leverage AI to distinguish people and vehicles from other moving objects with high accuracy.

Intrusion Detection

Identify trespassers without maintaining dedicated staff on site. Draw virtual borders to automatically receive alerts when people or vehicles cross.

Intrusion Detection
Intrusion Detection

Intrusion Detection

Identify trespassers without maintaining dedicated staff on site. Draw virtual borders to automatically receive alerts when people or vehicles cross.

Instant Search

Investigate incidents quickly after they happen. Instant Search lets operators search for activities of interest within a certain area.

Instant Search
Instant Search

Instant Search

Investigate incidents quickly after they happen. Instant Search lets operators search for activities of interest within a certain area.

Effortless setup and access from anywhere

With hassle-free setup and on-the-go access, these cameras are suitable for single-site small business installations and sprawling multi-location deployments alike.

Optimized for Surveillance Station

BC500 and TC500 are designed to work in perfect harmony with Surveillance Station. Learn more

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Easy setup, configuration, and firmware updates

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No Surveillance Station device licenses required

Optimized for Surveillance Station
Optimized for Surveillance Station

Optimized for Surveillance Station

BC500 and TC500 are designed to work in perfect harmony with Surveillance Station. Learn more

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Easy setup, configuration, and firmware updates

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No Surveillance Station device licenses required

Streamlined setup and configuration

Simply connect and go. All camera settings, including image quality and network configuration, can be modified directly in Surveillance Station.

Streamlined setup and configuration

Simply connect and go. All camera settings, including image quality and network configuration, can be modified directly in Surveillance Station.

Stay in the know with DS cam

DS cam is the powerful companion mobile app for Surveillance Station, available for free on iOS and Android. Learn more

Easily stay on top of security
See the action live
Define detection zones

Stay in the know with DS cam

DS cam is the powerful companion mobile app for Surveillance Station, available for free on iOS and Android. Learn more

Easily stay on top of security
See the action live
Define detection zones

Reliability and security you can depend on

Integrated safeguards ensure surveillance availability, data security, and privacy.

Enterprise-grade reliability and availability

Edge storage to increase system reliability
Add redundancy to your deployment
Archive your videos offsite
Simultaneously record to the cloud

From recording to archiving, your video is protected

Effortless firmware updates
Privacy masking and watermarks
Encrypt your recordings
HTTPS and SRTP support

Synology IP Cameras

BC500

Secure your outdoor space with our bullet form factor cameras - equipped with sun/rain shields for optimal performance.

Edge storage to increase system reliability

TC500

Turret form factor cameras perfect for indoor surveillance at any angle.

Add redundancy to your deployment

Learn more about Synology surveillance solutions

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Synology cameras work with other NVRs or software?

What lens and sensor do the BC500 and TC500 use?

How powerful are the IR LEDs on the BC500 and TC500 cameras?

Which codecs do the cameras support?

What type of switch can be used to power the BC500 and TC500?

Are BC500 and TC500 outdoor cameras?

Do the cameras require or come with licenses, or will this licensing model change?

How far do the integrated AI capabilities extend? Do they include facial recognition?

How long can the cameras record to their SD cards without syncing to the recording server?

How to configure the cameras for the best image quality?

Do the cameras support POE+?

Notes:

  1. Only the TC500 is IK10 certified.

  2. C2 Surveillance requires purchase of an eligible annual subscription. A free trial is available for each newly registered account.

  3. Tested with cards of up to 128 GB and formatted in exFAT. Larger cards may work, but have not yet been validated.

Optical
Image Sensor
TC500: 1/2.7"
BC500: 1/2.7"
IR LED wavelength
TC500: 850 nm
BC500: 850 nm
Max. IR distance
TC500: 30m (98.4ft) (0.001lux)
BC500: 30m (98.4ft) (0.001lux)
Shutter Speed
TC500: 1/16000 s to 1/30 s
BC500: 1/16000 s to 1/30 s
Day & Night
TC500: Automatically removable infrared-cut filter
BC500: Automatically removable infrared-cut filter
Lens
Lens type
TC500: Fixed Focal
BC500: Fixed Focal
Focal Length
TC500: 2.8 mm
BC500: 2.8 mm
Field of View
TC500: 110° H, 56° V, 132° D
(LDC ON)
BC500: 110° H, 56° V, 132° D
(LDC ON)
DORI
TC500: D: 60m, O: 24m, R: 12m, I: 6m
BC500: D: 60m, O: 24m, R: 12m, I: 6m
Aperture
TC500: F1.8
BC500: F1.8
Video
Max. video resolution
TC500: 2880x1620 @ 30 FPS
BC500: 2880x1620 @ 30 FPS
Multi-exposure HDR
TC500: Yes
BC500: Yes
DNR
TC500:
  • 3DNR
  • 2DNR
BC500:
  • 3DNR
  • 2DNR
Audio
Microphone
TC500: Yes
BC500: Yes
I/O
Ethernet
TC500: RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet port X 1
BC500: RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet port X 1
Reset
TC500: Yes
BC500: Yes
On-Board Storage
TC500: Micro SD card slot X 1
Support Micro SDHC/SDXC card up to 128GB
Supported file format: exFAT
Note: SD card is not included
BC500: Micro SD card slot X 1
Support Micro SDHC/SDXC card up to 128GB
Supported file format: exFAT
Note: SD card is not included
Power Supply
TC500: IEEE 802.3af Type 1 Class 3 or 12V DC
BC500: IEEE 802.3af Type 1 Class 3 or 12V DC
Note
TC500:
  • Compatible DC power adapter: 12V/1A (2.1mm)
  • The product does not include a PoE switch or a 12V DC power adapter. Please purchase separately.
BC500:
  • Compatible DC power adapter: 12V/1A (2.1mm)
  • The product does not include a PoE switch or a 12V DC power adapter. Please purchase separately.
General

Hardware Specs

Form Factor
TC500: Turret
BC500: Bullet
Dimension
TC500: Ø97 × 88 mm (Ø3.82 x 3.46”)
BC500: Ø110 × 161 mm (Ø4.33 × 6.34”)
Weight
TC500: 387 g (0.85 lbs)
BC500: 353 g (0.78 lbs)
Temperature
Operating Condition
TC500: Starting temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F) (IR off)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 40 °C (-22°F to 104°F) (IR on)
Operating humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
BC500: Starting temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F) (IR off)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 40 °C (-22°F to 104°F) (IR on)
Operating humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
Storage Condition
TC500: Storage temperature:-40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Storage humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
BC500: Storage temperature:-40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Storage humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
Certification
TC500:
  • FCC
  • CB
  • IC
  • CE
  • UKCA
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • RCM
  • KC
  • JATE
BC500:
  • FCC
  • CB
  • IC
  • CE
  • UKCA
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • RCM
  • KC
  • JATE
Environment
TC500:
  • REACH Compliant
  • WEEE Compliant
  • ROHS Compliant
BC500:
  • REACH Compliant
  • WEEE Compliant
  • ROHS Compliant
Waterproof
TC500: IP67
BC500: IP67
Vandal
TC500: IK10
BC500: -
NDAA Compliant
TC500: Yes
BC500: Yes
TAA Compliant
TC500: Yes
BC500: Yes
Warranty
TC500: 3-year
BC500: 3-year
Packaging Content
TC500:
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Installation guide X 1
  • Screw pack X 1
  • RJ45 cap cover X 1
BC500:
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Installation guide X 1
  • Screw pack X 1
  • RJ45 cap cover X 1
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Hardware Specifications
TC500
BC500
Optical Image Sensor 1/2.7" 1/2.7"
IR LED wavelength 850 nm 850 nm
Max. IR distance 30m (98.4ft) (0.001lux) 30m (98.4ft) (0.001lux)
Shutter Speed 1/16000 s to 1/30 s 1/16000 s to 1/30 s
Day & Night Automatically removable infrared-cut filter Automatically removable infrared-cut filter
Lens Lens type Fixed Focal Fixed Focal
Focal Length 2.8 mm 2.8 mm
Field of View 110° H, 56° V, 132° D
(LDC ON)
110° H, 56° V, 132° D
(LDC ON)
DORI D: 60m, O: 24m, R: 12m, I: 6m D: 60m, O: 24m, R: 12m, I: 6m
Aperture F1.8 F1.8
Video Max. video resolution 2880x1620 @ 30 FPS 2880x1620 @ 30 FPS
Multi-exposure HDR
DNR
  • 3DNR
  • 2DNR
  • 3DNR
  • 2DNR
Audio Microphone
I/O Ethernet RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet port X 1 RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet port X 1
Reset
On-Board Storage Micro SD card slot X 1
Support Micro SDHC/SDXC card up to 128GB
Supported file format: exFAT
Note: SD card is not included
Micro SD card slot X 1
Support Micro SDHC/SDXC card up to 128GB
Supported file format: exFAT
Note: SD card is not included
Power Supply IEEE 802.3af Type 1 Class 3 or 12V DC IEEE 802.3af Type 1 Class 3 or 12V DC
Note
  • Compatible DC power adapter: 12V/1A (2.1mm)
  • The product does not include a PoE switch or a 12V DC power adapter. Please purchase separately.
  • Compatible DC power adapter: 12V/1A (2.1mm)
  • The product does not include a PoE switch or a 12V DC power adapter. Please purchase separately.
General Form Factor Turret Bullet
Dimension Ø97 × 88 mm (Ø3.82 x 3.46”) Ø110 × 161 mm (Ø4.33 × 6.34”)
Weight 387 g (0.85 lbs) 353 g (0.78 lbs)
Temperature Operating Condition Starting temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F) (IR off)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 40 °C (-22°F to 104°F) (IR on)
Operating humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
Starting temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F) (IR off)
Operating temperature:-30°C to 40 °C (-22°F to 104°F) (IR on)
Operating humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
Storage Condition Storage temperature:-40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Storage humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
Storage temperature:-40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Storage humidity:5%~95% (non-condensing)
Certification
  • FCC
  • CB
  • IC
  • CE
  • UKCA
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • RCM
  • KC
  • JATE
  • FCC
  • CB
  • IC
  • CE
  • UKCA
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • RCM
  • KC
  • JATE
Environment
  • REACH Compliant
  • WEEE Compliant
  • ROHS Compliant
  • REACH Compliant
  • WEEE Compliant
  • ROHS Compliant
Waterproof IP67 IP67
Vandal IK10 -
NDAA Compliant
TAA Compliant
Warranty 3-year 3-year
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Installation guide X 1
  • Screw pack X 1
  • RJ45 cap cover X 1
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Installation guide X 1
  • Screw pack X 1
  • RJ45 cap cover X 1
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