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Picture of Building a mostly remote camera system
I work for a construction company and we were looking for a mobile camera solution.
This is what I came up with and it works great. We can move it around easily and in most areas the Mobile Broadband gets adequate reception to operate well.

Step 1: Get the parts

Picture of Get the parts
AXIS 215 PTZ-E.jpg
Here are the parts I used for this enclosure assembly.

-AXIS 215 PTZ-E Network Camera

-Linksys Wireless-G Router WRT54G3GV2-ST

-Sprint Mobile Broadband Card PX-500

-Orbit Outdoor Timer Cabinet

-Strain Relief Cord Connectors 1/2" and 3/4"

-Heat Shrink Tubes

-14AWG Replacement Cord

-1/4 Bolts, Lock Nuts, and Washers

-Louver Vents

-50mm Fan
 
knozis2 years ago
great tutorial, i want make something like this
getbusy215 years ago

This is a cool Instructable. I have never used that type of housing for that purpose before. For anyone who is interested in a similar camera with good day night capabilities check this camera out: http://www.specotech.com/cart/products/productDetails.asp?prodID=936 Here is a cool demo of the day/night capabilities: http://www.specotech.com/Cameras/IntensifierVsIRcamera.wmv

mr.jmb (author)  getbusy215 years ago
That looks like a great camera.  I have two systems built with the AXIS 215 PTZ-E and I am generally happy with them. We have used them on several jobsites and they have been very helpfull. The AXIS camera I used doesn't have the best night vision capabilities though. The IPSD10X appears to have great night vision. I would like to try it out.
It doesn't say what the warranty is for this camera but all the other Speco cameras I have used are 5 year warranty. I haven't had to use the warranty in the 2 years I have been installing these cameras as my main cameras. I hope you do more Instructables!!
Its Looks Awesome
lemonie5 years ago
What do you use it for - on-site security? L
mr.jmb (author)  lemonie5 years ago
We use it to help minimize traveling from job to job. We can view the job site from our office and watch the overall progress. This particular camera can pan tilt and zoom so we can monitor a large area. We do use it for security as well however without adequate lighting during the night it’s hard to make out many details. So for the most part it’s just to help us watch the construction progress.
lemonie mr.jmb5 years ago
It's good, you can see a lot of potential for other uses. Thanks for the detail. L