If you want to choose a proper SD card for your camera to record, refer to the information below.

Applies to: All Reolink cameras except the add-on cameras like B400, B800, D400, D800, B1200, D1200, B500, D500

Please use the following chart to get the right Micro SD card for Reolink cameras.

Item Requirement
Capacity 8GB or 16GB or 32 GB is suggested (Up to 256GB for specific models)
Read and Write Speed Class 10 or higher/  ≥26Mbps
Format FAT32
  • Reolink cameras support the TF type SD, SDHC, and SDXC micro SD card.
  • For SDHC type SD card, it only goes up to 32GB.
  • It is recommended to format the SD card on the Reolink App or Reolink Client after you can access the camera. Or you can also format the SD card on your PC with a 3rd party tool like HP USB Disk Format Tool.
  • Before using the SD card, please format it to FAT 32

If you are still not sure which kind of SD card should to select, please take the SD card sold on our website for a reference.

The Maximum SD Card Storage/Capacity

Camera Model The Maximum SD Card Storage/Capacity

RLC-510A; RLC-520A; RLC-810A;

RLC-811A; RLC-820A; RLC-822A; RLC-1220A; RLC-510WA; RLC-511WA;RLC-523WA; RLC-823A; E1 Outdoor, etc


POE/WIFI cameras with hardware versions like IPC_513/IPC_515 

Argus 2; Argus 2E; Argus 3; Argus 3 pro; Argus Pro; Argus Eco; Argus PT; Reolink Go PT;Go PT Plus; Relink Go Plus; Go (nano sim card slot)

(with the newest firmware version)

Go (old version); PoE/WiFi camera with the hardware version 3816 64GB

If you use the micro SD card over the above capacity, there might be some compatibility issues between the camera and the SD card, therefore making the camera couldn't record normally.


For more information about using an SD card for local backup storage on Reolink cameras, visit the following knowledge base articles: