BolyGuard SG520 Compact Trail Camera.

From: £62.50 Ex. Vat (£75.00 Inc. Vat)


  • Build:
    • Small size
    • 1 year warranty
  • Illumination:
    • Low glow IR
    • 21 m (70ft) flash range
  • Imagery:
    • Up to 16MP image resolution
    • 1080p HD videos with audio
  • Activation:
    • 0.7 second trigger speed
    • 24m (80ft) PIR detection range
  • Power:
    • 4 AA Batteries
    • External power jack
  • Deployment:
    • 1.44″ colour LCD screen
    • Adjustable tree belt included

Energizer Ultimate Lithium Batteries AA (Pack of 4)

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With it’s compact size and many easy to use features, the BolyGuard SG520 is a fantastic trail camera for quick short-term deployments for both wildlife and security applications. While small, the SG520 has an impressive array of features including a low-glow IR flash range of 21m (70ft) and an adjustable PIR sensor that will detect activity up to 25m (80ft) away.  The SG520 has three image capture modes, 1) photo, 2) video and 3) photo & video and can take up to 16 megapixel photo’s and 60 seconds of 1080P video both day and night. The 1.44″ colour LCD screen is used for changing settings and viewing captured photo’s. Uses 4 x AA batteries and supports up to 32GB SD/SDHC cards.

Our opinion:

The SG520 is an inexpensive, solid and no-frills trail camera. We see this camera as the perfect short-term surveillance tool that can be kept handy in the glove box or backpack ready to be used as and when required.

Technical Details


Model series

Launch year


Primary application

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Camera size (HxWxD)

10.7 x 7.6 x 4 cm (4.2" x 3" x 1.6")

Weight (excluding batteries)


Housing colour

OD Green

Flash type

Low glow infrared LED

Flash range

21m (70ft)

Image resolution

5, 10 or 16 megapixels

Image detail

Colour day / Monochrome night

Video quality

Up to 1080P with audio

Video length per trigger - day

Up to 60 seconds

Video length per trigger - night

Up to 60 seconds

Loop recording


Image data

Time, date, temp, moon phase, camera ID

Field of View

55 degrees

Photo file format


Video file format


PIR detection range

25m (85ft)

Trigger speed

0.7 second

Photos per trigger

1, 2 or 3

Delay after triggering

0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 sec, 1,2,3,4,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55,60 min

Adjustable PIR sensitivity or range


Motion sensor scheduling

On / off only

Time-Lapse intervals

5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 min, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 hour

Battery quantity / size

4 AA

Battery type

Alkaline, NiMH rechargeable

Battery housing


External power jack

Fitted as standard – 6V

Memory card capacity

Up to 32 GB

Memory card type


Viewing screen size

1.44" Colour screen (for settings & viewing photo's)

Mounting options included

Standard thread + adjustable belt

Operating environment


Energizer Ultimate Lithium Batteries AA (Pack of 4)


Battery size


Battery type



Operating temperature

-40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)

Shelf life

20 years at 21°C


15 grams (0.5 oz.)

Pack size


Product Instructions Manual

For further information, please click on this link to download the SG520-Series instructions manual.

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