Arlo|Smart Home Security|Wireless HD Security Cameras

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leivsa
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Hello
I have a couple of Arlo Essential Spotlight cameras in the cabin. A week ago, the cameras went into "The temperature is too low, camera resumes operation when the temperature rises". Even if the temperature rises to plus degrees, the cameras do not return to normal operation. The cameras are connected to original Arlo solar panels. Anyone have any tips? there is a lot of management if they are to be disconnected and added again for normal operation.

Leif

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jguerdat
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There's a bit of hysteresis in any device for situations like this not to mention any particular camera may not detect the temperature like another one. ALso, you'd need to know not only what the ambient temp is but also the cabin temp.

 

A possibility is to use the outdoor AC chargers instead, if the cabin always has power. There are reports of the cameras continuing to work below the -5F/-20C thresholds since the cameras are always awake, generating their own heat.

leivsa
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Thanks for reply. I still can't access the cameras even though the temperature is rising. There must be something wrong with the software if you have to add the cameras again after a period of cold (they are outside)

jguerdat
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Could be the batteries are now dead but without being there to check on things, everything is just a guess.