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tp-link Tapo C200 Security Camera User Guide


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User Guide
Pan/Tilt Home Security Wi-Fi Camera
Tapo C200
© 2020 TP-Link 1910012946 REV1.2.0

About This Guide

This guide provides a brief introduction to the Pan/Tilt Home Security Wi-Fi Camera and the Tapo app, as well as regulatory information.
Please note that features available in Tapo may vary by model and software version. Tapo availability may also vary by region or ISP. All images, steps, and descriptions in this guide are only examples and may not reflect your actual Tapo Camera experience.
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Introduction

When you are away home, there are always something you care about. This is where the smart camera functions. No matter your child is climbing the kitchen cabinet, or the pet is stealing snacks, the Pan/Tilt Home Security Wi-Fi Camera helps you stay with them anytime, anywhere. Receive a notification whenever your camera detects motion and see a video clip of this motion to check everything.

  •  Smooth Pan and Tilt – 360° horizontal range and 114° vertical range.
  • 1080p High-Definition – Capture every detail in crystal-clear Full HD definition.
  • Advanced Night View – Even at night, the camera can provide a visual distance of up to 30 ft.
  •  Live View – Always stay with that matters most to you from anywhere, anytime.
  • Two-Way Audio – Communicate with others with the built-in microphone and speaker.
  •  Sound and Light Alarm – Trigger light and sound effects to frighten away unwanted visitors.
  •  Privacy Mode – Shut down the surveillance to protect your privacy.
  •  Sharing – Share memorable moments with your family and friends.
  •  Safe Storage – Store up to 128 GB on a microSD card*, equal to 384 hours (16 days) of footage.
    *The SD card is not included in the package. △ △ The data comes from the TP-Link laboratory.

Appearance

The Pan/Tilt Home Security Wi-Fi Camera has a system LED that changes color according to its status, a lens, microphone, speaker, DC power port,
RESET button and a microSD card slot. Refer below for details.

  •  Solid red: Starting up
  • Blinking red and green: Ready for setup
  • Blinking green slowly: Connecting to Wi-Fi
  • Solid green: Connected to Wi-Fi
  • Blinking red: Camera resetting
  • Blinking green quickly: Camera updating

Set Up Your Camera
Follow the steps below to get started with your new camera.

Step 1. Download Tapo App
Get the Tapo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, or by scanning the QR code below.
Step 2. Log In
Open the app, and log in with your TP-Link ID.
If you don’t have an account, create one first.
Step 3. Add Your Camera
Tap the button in the app and select your
model.

Step 4. Configure Camera
Follow app instructions to configure your camera and add it to your home network.

Step 5. Place Camera 
Place your camera on a flat surface, or install it on a wall or ceiling with the provided mounting template and screws.
Note: Make sure you affix the camera base using screws before securing the camera.
1. Mark Position
Place the mounting template where you want the camera.
For wall mounting, drill two holes through two circles.
2. Mount Base
Affix the camera base using the screws.
For wall mounting, insert two anchors into the holes and use the screws to affix the camera base over the anchors.
3. Secure Camera
Attach the camera on the base and rotate to secure the camera.

Main Camera Controls

After you successfully set up the camera, you will see your camera listed on the home page. You can view and manage your camera from anywhere at any time with the Tapo app.

Home Page
This page lists all the cameras you’ve added and you can view them directly and manage them easily. Tap the camera or go to Camera Preview > Manage to enter the Live View page.

Live View
Talk or Voice Call: Communicate with loved ones Pan & Tilt: Rotate your camera to monitor every angle of your room Privacy Mode: Enable to temporarily shut down the surveillance for privacy Alarm: Turn on to get noticed when motion detected Playback & Memory: Check all recordings and saved moments

Camera Settings
On the Live View page, tap to enter the Camera Settings page. You can change the settings of your camera to meet various needs, such as change your camera name, customizing detection settings and recording schedules, turn on or off notifications, set activity zones, etc.

Me
On this page, you can edit your account, quickly check the memorable moments you saved, or find the FAQs and other features related to the Tapo app.

On the Live View page, tap to enter the control page. Tap on the Pan & Tilt panel to control your camera to move.
Pan & Tilt Settings: Tap to set how many degrees the camera will move per tap of the Pan & Tilt.
Vertical Cruise: Persistently move up and down.
Horizontal Cruise: Persistently move from left to right.
Mark Position: Tap to mark your current position, and then you can quickly rotate your camera to the marked direction with just a tap.

Motion Detection

With motion detection, the Tapo app alerts you of activity that matters and sends notifications straight to you when motion is detected.
Insert a microSD card to record the clips when motion is detected. Otherwise, you can only receive notifications.
Note: Initialize the SD card on the app before using it.

  1. Go to the Camera Settings page and tap Detection & Alerts to customize its current detection settings.
  2. On the Detection & Alerts page, enable the Motion Detection function. It’s recommended to enable the Notifications function to receive motion detection messages.
  3. Customize Camera Alarm settings. Choose Alarm Type (Sound/Light) and Alarm Sound (Siren/Tone), and set Alarm Schedule as needed.

  4. Customize Activity Zones and the camera will only detect motion in custom zones. Entire view is covered by default.
  5. Adjust Motion Sensitivity (Low/Normal/High) as needed. Increased sensitivity results in more recordings and notifications.
  6. After editing the detection settings for the camera, you can set the Recording Schedule for the motion detection.
  7. On the Live View page, tapto find all recordings. The orange sections are recordings for motion detection.

    Note: The microSD card is needed for recordings. Initialize the SD card on the app before using it.

24-hour Recordings

The microSD card is needed for 24-hour recording and it’s suggested to initialize the SD card on the app before using it.

  1. On the Live View page, tap to enter the Camera Settings page.
  2. Toggle on to enable the microSD Recording function and set theRecording Schedule for Continuous Recording (24-hour Recordings needed.
  3. On the Live View page, tap to find all recordings. The blue sections mean continuous recording.

    Note: The microSD card is needed for recordings. Initialize the SD card on the app before using it.

Privacy Mode

On the Live View page, tap to enable the Privacy Mode. When enabled, streaming and recording functions will be temporarily disabled to protect your privacy.

Authentication

FCC compliance information statement
FC ICON
Product Name: Pan/Tilt Home Security Wi-Fi Camera
Model Number: Tapo C200

Component Name  Model
AC ADAPTER T090060-2B1

Responsible Party:
TP-Link USA Corporation, d/b/a TP-Link North America, Inc.
Address: 145 South State College Blvd. Suite 400, Brea, CA 92821
Website: http://www.tp-link.com/us/
Tel: +1 626 333 0234
Fax: +1 909 527 6803
E-mail:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  •  Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  •  Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  •  Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help.

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1.  This device may not cause harmful interference.
  2.  This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
    Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

Note: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
“To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, this grant is applicable to only Mobile Configurations. The antennas used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.”
We, TP-Link USA Corporation, has determined that the equipment shown as above has been shown to comply with the applicable technical standards, FCC part 15. There is no unauthorized change is made in the equipment and the equipment is properly maintained and operated. Issue Date: 2020-11-27
FCC compliance information statement
Product Name: AC ADAPTER
Model Number: T090060-2B1
Responsible Party:
TP-Link USA Corporation, d/b/a TP-Link North America, Inc.
Address: 145 South State College Blvd. Suite 400, Brea, CA 92821
Website: http://www.tp-link.com/us/
Tel: +1 626 333 0234
Fax: +1 909 527 6803
E-mail:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  •  Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  •  Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help.

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference.
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
We, TP-Link USA Corporation, has determined that the equipment shown as above has been shown to comply with the applicable technical standards,
FCC part 15. There is no unauthorized change is made in the equipment and the equipment is properly maintained and operated.

CE Mark Warning
This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
OPERATING FREQUENCY (the maximum transmitted power) 2412MHz—2472MHz (20dBm)
EU Declaration of Conformity
TP-Link hereby declares that the device is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of directives 2014/53/EU, 2009/125/EC, 2011/65/EU and (EU)2015/863. The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at https://www.tp-link.com/en/ce RF Exposure Information
This device meets the EU requirements (2014/53/EU Article 3.1a) on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields by way
of health protection.
The device complies with RF specifications when the device used at 20 cm from your body.
Restricted to indoor use.
Canadian Compliance Statement
This device contains licence-exempt transmitter(s)/receiver(s) that comply with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s licenceexempt RSS(s).
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause interference.
2. This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated
with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.
Industry Canada Statement
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B)

NCC Notice & BSMI Notice: 

  • Please do not disassemble the case or repair it yourself. If the product is faulty, please contact the original factory or the agent.

Restricted Substance Content Labeling Statement

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Unit Lead Mercury Cadmium Hexavalent chromium Polybrominated biphenyls Polybrominated diphenyl ethers
(Pb) (Hg) (Cd) (Cr’) (PBB) (PBDE)
PCB 0 0 0 0 0 0
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exceeds the reference percentage value of the present condition.
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Note 3: The “—” indicates that the restricted substance corresponds to the exemption.

EAC

  •  Keep the device away from water, fire, humidity or hot environments.
  • Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or modify the device.
  • Do not use a damaged charger or USB cable to charge the device.
  •  Do not use any other chargers than those recommended
  •  Do not use the device where wireless devices are not allowed.
  •  The adapter shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
  • read this guideUse only power supplies which are provided by the manufacturer and in the original packing of this product. If you have any questions, please
    don’t hesitate to contact us.
    Operating Temperature: 0 ºC~ 40 ºC (32°F ~ 104°F )
    Storage Temperature: -40ºC~70ºC (-40°F ~ 158°F )
    Please read and follow the above safety information when operating the device. We cannot guarantee that no accidents or damage will occur due to improper use of the device. Please use this product with care and operate at your own risk.
    Explanation of the symbols on the product label
Symbol Explanation
DC voltage
indoor use only. Indoor use only
Dustbin RECYCLING
This product bears the selective sorting symbol for Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This means that this product must be handled pursuant to
European directive 2012/19/EU in order to be recycled or dismantled to minimize its impact on the environment.
User has the choice to give his product to a competent recycling organization or to the retailer when he buys a new electrical or electronic equipment.

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