HD Panoramic Solar Camera for Large Projects and Enhanced Marketing

Time-lapse, Panoramas, Safety and Security Made Easy

The PTZ500 solar-powered panoramic jobsite camera is designed for flexible site monitoring, enhanced build inspection and project marketing. Ideal for large-scale jobsites requiring a wider coverage area and fine detail, this advanced site camera provides professional-grade time-lapse video and ultra-high-resolution panoramas. The optical zoom capability allows for capturing very fine detail over extremely large project areas on demand. This complete/ integrated/compact solar camera requires no power and is easy to deploy and relocate.

The PTZ500 site solution is powered by Sensera’s SiteCloud® platform which provides easy-to-use software for viewing, monitoring, and sharing real-time site data, detecting actionable insights, and simplifying work-flow. SiteCloud is tightly integrated with Sensera’s complete line of jobsite cameras, SitePOV™ mobile app, and SiteCloud-AERIAL™ drone photography services to provide comprehensive automated site monitoring from a simple web interface. SiteCloud service includes WiFi and 4G LTE connectivity making it a true end-to-end solution. Integrations with Autodesk® BIM 360, Procore®, and PlanGrid simplify and automate workflow across the enterprise.

Solar-Powered Camera for Security & Monitoring

Ultra-high resolution, wide angle Panoramas

On-demand pan-tilt-zoom to view fine detail on the largest jobsites in real-time

Automated Panoramas

Compact, Lightweight, Easy to Move or Reposition


PTZ500 Datasheets

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Click here to download the AC-Powered PTZ500 Datasheet

PTZ500 Solar-Powered Panographic Jobsite Camera:













Camera Admin/Monitoring
Administer and manage camera from any web enabled device. Multi-user. 24/7 access.

Image Archival
Secure archival of images, DVR clips, Timelapse video. View/download anytime.

Time-lapse video
Create automated and on-demand timelapse video with the click of a button. View and download anytime

Live Video Streaming
View live video from any web enabled device. 7-day image history for situational awareness

Automated scheduled panorama capture and viewing.

Project Updates
Schedule daily/weekly emailed image updates to project team/stakeholders

Public Access URL
Show your work to the public via a public URL, or embed in your website.

Workflow Integrations
Integrated with popular project management software including: Autodesk BIM 360, Procore and PlanGrid.

Video/image recording with web-based
Model PTZ500 Specifications
  • Image sensor: CMOS
  • 8 Megapixel (3264 x 2448) Configurable to lower resolutions.
  • Resolution (Video): 1280 x 720 (720p)
  • Video Compression: H.264 or MJPEG
  • Video Streaming: MJPEG or H.264 streams. Supports multiple viewers of live video stream
  • Time-lapse: 4K Time-lapse video
  • Range of Motion: Pan: 120º, Tilt: 50º
  • Field of View (FoV): H FoV 52º (zoomed out), 7.2º (zoomed in) V FoV 39º (zoomed out), 5.4º (zoomed in)
  • Field of Regard: 172º(h) x 89º(v) (zoomed out)
  • (FoV + pan/tilt range): 127º(h) x 55.4º(v) (zoomed in)
  • Optical Zoom: 8°(h) x 50°(v)
  • Optical Zoom: 128 GB edge storage, approx. 40 days @ 720p video
  • 4G LTE – multiple carriers available
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • GPS: Built-in GPS Positioning
  • Solar Power Input: 18-24VDC with Maximum Power Point
    Tracking (MPPT)
  • Solar Panel (approx): Included, 35W 31” x 14” x 1”
  • Auxiliary Power Input: 18-24VDC
  • Battery: Integrated rechargeable Lithium Iron
    Phosphate (LiFePO4). 5 days power typical
  • Supply Power: 110/220VAC input @ < 0.74 Amps via included AC/DC power adapter.
  • Camera Power: 18-24VDC @ < 1.5 Amps @ 24 V
  • Operating Temperature: -20°C (-4°F) to +50°C (122°F)
  • Enclosure: Polycarbonate
  • Encapsulation: All-weather IP65
  • Camera Dimensions: 7.5”(W) x 9.75” (D) x 8.5” (H)
  • Camera Weight: 7 lbs 14 oz
  • Solar Panel Weight: 7 lbs.
  • Mounting: Pole/wall brackets included
Remote Management with SiteCloud
  • Camera Admin / Monitoring: Manage/admin camera from any web enabled device. Multi-user, 24/7 access
  • Image archival: Secure archival of images, video, time-lapse files. View/download anytime
  • Time-lapse Video: Create automated Time-lapse video with the click of a button. View and download anytime
  • Live Video Streaming: View live video from any web enabled device
  • DVR: Record 40 days of 720p video
  • Project Updates: Schedule daily/weekly image updates to project team / stakeholders
  • Managed Service: Managed AWS servers
  • Technical Support: Proactive, responsive tech support at your fingertips
  • Public Access URL: Show your work to the public via a public URL or embed in your website
  • Data Fees included: Integrated data transfer is included in service plan
  • NO CONTRACT: Service is month-to-month. Change/suspend/resume plans at any time

Images are for illustration purposes only

Each PTZ500 camera system* is shipped with the following:

Camera and mounting bracket (standard mounting hardware 27″, pole diameter anywhere from 2.5″-8.5″)

Solar Panel and mounting bracket

Quickstart Guide

Requires Sensera Sitecloud for operation. We recommend a 10GB minimum data plan for the MC88.

Download Sensera's SiteCloud Datasheet

Sensera’s SiteCloud Service is offered for cellular as well as WiFi. SiteCloud cellular service plans have limits on the amount of data that can be uploaded from the camera to the WebApp per month. The amount of data required to be uploaded for the camera to operate will depend on some of the user-configurable camera settings. SiteCloud service includes a notification feature that will let users know if they are nearing a data limit for the plan during the month. This allows the user to modify the camera configuration to remain within the plan and avoid plan overage charges. Cellular plans are based data usage per month. Overage charges apply for data usage over the monthly limit.

The following factors affect total data usage per month:

  • Camera Resolution – typically you will have this set at the highest setting (5312X2988) which provides a 16 MP image for the MC88. Lower resolutions can be used to reduce data consumption.
  • Video Quality – Configurable 720p/H.264 compression up to 1080p
  • Timelapse Configuration – The main impact on data usage is the number of images collected for time-lapse. The “Interval”, the Hours/day, and the Days per week settings all affect the total number of pictures taken, and therefore the data usage.
  • On-demand pictures – Clicking the button to take on-demand images, takes one picture which will be uploaded to the WebApp server. This uses data from your plan

The following table shows some typical configurations and the data plan that would be recommended.

Plan Description Price
WiFi Available for customers who want to use their own on-site WiFi network. $49.00
1 GB Our base cellular plan, 1GB is sufficient for the MC26 camera. This plan will also cover the MC78 configured for time-lapse: every 30 min, 10 hours/day, 5 days/week and On-Demand 3X/day. $99.00
2 GB The 2 GB cellular plan is an ideal upgrade for MC26 customers who want to maximize their camera’s functionality. $139.00
3 GB The 3 GB is our recommended base plan for MC78 customers. This plan will cover data for an MC78 configured for time-lapse: every 15 min, 12 hours/day, 7 days/week and On-Demand 3X/day. $169.00
4 GB Our 4GB plan is perfect for customers who will utilize the average amount of all the available features on the MC78 camera. $189.00
5 GB Maximize your MC78 with a 5 GB plan. $199.00
6 GB Need a bit more data? $239.00
10GB Maximize your MC88 and SiteWatch PRO with a 10 GB plan. $299.00
*Multi-month blocks can be purchased at a discount. All prices in USD and are subject to change. All sales, rentals and SiteCloud service plans are subject to sales and service Terms & Conditions. Customer may cancel monthly recurring SiteCloud service at any time (see T&C for complete details).

The warranty obligations of SENSERA for products are limited to the terms set forth below.

Warranty Information

Terms and Conditions


Document, manage and promote your project with the click of a button.

Cut the ribbon on completed projects with a time-lapse video. Keep team members, clients and investors informed of jobsite progress. Nothing showcases your craftsmanship like a time-lapse video!

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