SD Cards for Video Cameras

A secure digital (SD) card is a type of memory card typically used in digital cameras and other portable devices. Some cameras support SD cards and can be configured to record to them 24/7. This feature is known as onboard recording.


Enabling Onboard Recording

After confirming that you have the right camera and a compatible SD card, if you do not see an option for onboard recording, you can text a Support Representative at 469.513.8685, 7 days a week from 8 am to 8 pm CT, to discuss what service best fits your needs.


Video Cameras

Brinks Home™ currently supports the following compatible cameras. Click on the camera name to jump to the corresponding SD card installation instructions:


Supported SD Cards

The following SD cards are known to be compatible with the above listed video cameras:

  • • Western Digital micro SD cards (64GB, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB cards)
  • • SanDisk High Endurance
  • • Micron Industrial Memory cards

Estimated Recording Durations

The table below estimates the number of days each SD card can record based on quality and memory capacity.

Recording Quality

32GB

64GB

128GB

256GB

Low: 640x360 at 10 fps

7 days

15 days

29 days

59 days

Medium: 1280x720 at 10 fps

4 days

7 days

15 days

29 days

High: 1920x1080 at 15 fps

2 days

4 days

7 days

15 days

Max: 1920x1080 at 30 fps

1 days

2 days

5 days

10 days


Recording Rules

In order to start recording, an onboard recording rule will need to be created. Follow the steps below to create an onboard recording rule.

  1. Log in to the Brinks Home App.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Recording Rules.
  4. Click Local Recordings.
  5. Click Add New Schedule.
  6. Click Onboard.
  7. Use the dropdown menu to select the desired device for this rule.
  8. Configure the rule, then click Save.

Installing an SD Card in an ADC-V515

515a SD card insert image Home Video Camera


  1. Verify the device is upgraded to the latest firmware available.
  2. Locate the SD card slot on the bottom side of the camera near the QR code and MAC address.
  3. Orient the micro SD card with the metal pins facing towards the front of the camera.
  4. Insert the SD card into the slot until it clicks.

Installing an SD Card in an ADC-V523

Install SD card ADC-V523 Home Video Camera


  1. Verify the device is upgraded to the latest firmware available.
  2. Pull open the rubber tab on the bottom side of the camera near the QR code and MAC address.
  3. Insert the micro SD card into the slot until it clicks.
  4. Replace the rubber cover.

Installing an SD Card in an ADC-V723

Install SD card ADC-V723 Home Video Camera


  1. It is recommended to insert the micro SD card before the camera is mounted to minimize the chance of dropping the card. If the camera is mounted, remove the camera in order to more easily access the SD card slot.
  2. Unscrew the 2 screws on either side of the door found on the bottom face of the camera near the QR code and MAC address.
  3. Carefully lift then rotate the door open to provide clearance for inserting the card into the slot for the SD card. Take care not to tug the door which could separate it from the camera.
  4. Insert the micro SD card until it clicks.
  5. Replace the door and screw the 2 screws back firmly into place.

Installing an SD Card in an ADC-V724

ADC-V724 Home Video Camera SD Card


  1. It is recommended to insert the micro SD card before the camera is mounted to minimize the chance of dropping the card. If the camera is mounted, remove the camera in order to more easily access the SD card slot.
  2. Unscrew the 2 screws on either side of the door found on the bottom face of the camera near the QR code and MAC address.
  3. Carefully lift then rotate the door open to provide clearance for inserting the card into the slot for the SD card. Take care not to tug the door which could separate it from the camera.
  4. Insert the micro SD card until it clicks.
  5. Replace the door and screw the 2 screws back firmly into place.