Nest Box with AHD Camera System
New for Autumn 2020
Gardenature bird box cameras are easy to set up and can provide hours of educational fun for all age groups.
AHD Camera Bird Box Includes:
- Multi species Nesting Box. Hand made from Western Red Cedar (PEFC responsibly sourced) with an integrated camera drawer leaving only the camera lens safely peeping into the nesting chamber
- Colour AHD 1080p Camera with audio. Features include a 4 mm Lens and an 87 degree viewing angle for close up viewing, preset adjustable focus
- Weatherproof 3 core AV/DC cable. Choose the length you require to run from the nesting box to your TV (Select Cable Length above)
- Mains plug, regulated 100-240v AC / 12 volt DC (Indoor use)
- AHD-HDMI Converter. Converts an AHD video and audio signal to HDMI for the easiest way to connect to your TV. (HDMI lead not included)
- 2x Hole Protector Plates 28 & 32mm diameter. Optionally keep or reduce the nest box hole size and/or deter predators.
- Instruction sheet
- Camera Warranty 3 yrs
The Nest Box
Our multi-species nest box offers market leading quality, durability and great value for money. Handmade in our UK workshops from high grade PEFC Western Red Cedar (responsibly sourced) this bird box design follows guidelines suggested by the RSPB and BTO. Our pitched roof bird box offers you a top down close-up camera view of the nesting chamber, so you will be right there in the nest getting to know the chicks! This garden bird box incorporates a removable front center panel which has been pre-drilled with a 32mm entrance hole. Also included are optional hole reduction / protection plates 28 & 32mm, making this nest box suitable for the widest range of garden birds:
- Blue Tits
- Coal Tits
- Marsh Tits
- Great Tits
- House Sparrows
- Robins & Wrens (center hole panel removed)
This camera bird box has been designed with a small sliding drawer in the apex of the bird box roof which safely houses the camera and its connections, only the lens protrudes into the bird nesting chamber.
A quick release mounting bracket holds the camera in the optimum position, this also allows for ease of camera transfer between other Gardenature camera ready nest boxes and ViewCam feeder products if required.
The Mini AHD Camera
The Gardenature mini AHD camera is packed with technology which has been adapted specifically for use with Gardenature camera bird boxes and feeder camera kits. This truly outstanding HD bird box camera uses an intelligent Light Sensor to cleverly adjust the image quality to suit its environment producing a full colour HD 1080p resolution image right down to very low light levels. Not only this, the light sensor also serves to adjust the x10 infrared night vision LEDs to a graduating on/off, gently supplementing loss or gain of natural light levels with an invisible IR. The result of this outstanding technology is that we can now produce high definition colour images by day and crisp black and white images during darkness. This mini AHD nest box camera also incorporates a highly sensitive microphone so you can hear as well as see what's going on. The camera has a 3MP / 4.0 mm lens which produces an 87 degree viewing angle, the perfect setup for viewing right up close into the nest. The lens will have already been pre-focused to the correct position for you, but it can very easily be adjusted to suit alternative applications.
How does it all work?
A professional x3 core weatherproof cable (Audio/Video/12v DC) is already connected to the camera in the roof of the nest box, the other end of the cable needs to be routed into your property. The cable plugs are black, yellow and white. The black is for mains power and connects to the (included) 240/12v regulated DC mains power plug for connection to an available plug by your TV. The remaining RCA yellow (video) and white (audio) connectors fit into their corresponding colour coded inputs on the AHD-HDMI Converter (included). Connect the Converter to your TV using an HDMI cable (not included). Switch on at the mains plug, then select the appropriate HDMI channel on your TV, sit back and wait for the show to start!
|Audio:||Yes. Built into the Camera|
|Camera_Dimension:||L40 x W40 x D45 mm (metal)|
|Camera_Resolution:||1920(H) x 1080(V) effective pixels @30fps|
|Infrared_LED:||x10. Auto switching IR-Cut|
|Lens_Angle:||4.0 mm / 87 deg|
|Min Illumination:||[email protected] F1.2, AGC on. 0 Lux with IR|
|Nest box Dimensions:||H304 x W140 x D180mm|
|Nest box Internal Dimensions:||H190 x W103 x D140mm|
|Nest_Box_Material:||Western Red Cedar (PEFC responsibly sourced)|
|Operating_temperature:||-20C +60C. Humidity to 90C|
|Select Cable Length:||40 Metres|
|Video_System:||PAL / NTSC|
|Warranty:||3 years - Camera only|
|AHD-HDMI Converter included:||Yes|
|HDMI Cable included:||No. Optional at extra cost|
|Mains Plug (included):||Yes. Regulated 12v DC (for indoor use only)|
|Camera Power:||DC 12v +/-20% 50ma|
|Camera Signal:||Analogue High Definition (AHD)|
|AHD Converter working temp:||-20 to 60C|
|AHD Converter Power:||DC 5 - 12v -/+ 10%|
|AHD Converter working current:||300Ma|
|AHD Converter Input:||CVI/TVI/AHD/CVBS|
|AHD Converter Input Plugs:||Video BNC / RCA. 1 RCA Channel Audio|
|AHD Converter Output:||HDMI. (Lead not included)|
|AHD Converter Camera Compatibility:||AHD/TVI/CVI (Max 5MP)|
|AHD-HDMI Dimensions:||D 20 x W 77 x L 113 mm (L 130mm incl' BNC port)|
|AHD-HDMI Resolution:||720p / 1080p manual switched|
|Camera D/N Mode:||Auto - Colour/Black & White IR|