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Switch Arlo Pro 2 cameras to invisible/low-glow IR LEDs

I work in information security engineering. I've examined the VMB4000r3 base station that comes with Arlo 2 Pro camera. At the time it had the latest firmware Sometimes visible security cameras are a deterrant to bad behaviour, other times they are only effective if they do not draw attention to themselves. Unfortunately with the Arlo 2 Pro you are forced to choose between good video and being stealthy. You either get better video with night vision with bright red dots or poor video with some stealth.


Please consider a product improvement suggestion to replace the night vision LEDs used in your Arlo Pro 2 camera series with invisible/low-glow ones which are good to 100ft. Use of invisible or low-glow LEDs are a product feature of the Spypoint LINK-DARK Trail cameras (see This would be a huge Arlo Pro 2 (or 3) improvement.

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We greatly appreciate the community’s contribution and will keep the status of this idea updated as we get new information on its potential implementation. Thank you for posting your idea!