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Table 1 List of the main components for one camera-DVR setup and their approximate cost in USD

From: Affordable method of video recording for ecologists and citizen-science participants

Component Approximate costs (USD) Model Manufacturer Dimensions: width × length × height (mm)
DVR machine 100 High Definition Single Channel Mobile DVR (MDVR25HR) China 120 × 100 × 30
Camera 40 (80+ for better camera) single camera or camera kit with cables etc. Removable CMOS color IR camera with microphone and phono connectors (HK100137) Handykam, Cornwall, UK 35 × 40 × 30
Timer 50 Analogue timer (HTS-24B) HAN_SEUNG AUTOMATIC, Korea 77.5 × 112.5 × 42.3
Battery 40 12 V 4.5AH battery   90 × 70 × 101 (1.6KG)
LED, plastic box, power cables, connectors, etc. 20 12 V 3 bulbs LED light (IR LED can be used too) LEDCT, Korea 15 × 60 × 17
Total 250 (290 or more for kit with better camera)