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Lots of companies selling AC adapters to power/charge your Arlo cameras. Make sure it is 9 volt!

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billkex
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I have found that there are a lot of companies online selling AC adapters for powering/charging your Arlo cameras. Make sure it is 9 volt, NOT 5 volt.

 

Otherwise, you will possibly get error messages, and never be able to get the camera charged to 100%.

Why?...because 5 volts is not enough power to get the battery charged to where it needs to be.  You need a 9 volt adapter.

 

 

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Model: VMB4000 | Arlo Pro/Pro2 Base Station
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StephenB
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@billkex wrote:

I have found that there are a lot of companies online selling AC adapters for powering/charging your Arlo cameras. Make sure it is 9 volt, NOT 5 volt.

 

Otherwise, you will possibly get error messages, and never be able to get the camera charged to 100%.

Why?...because 5 volts is not enough power to get the battery charged to where it needs to be.  You need a 9 volt adapter.

 


Just want to add that this depends on what Arlo cameras you have.  9 volts is needed for the Pro/Pro2 cameras, but not all the others.

 

This is a bit of a nuisance if you have a mix of camera models.  The power specs on most of the Arlo chargers is in small low-contrast text.  I find it convenient to use a permanent marker to identify what charger goes with what models.

 

Though a third-party charger that supports Qualcomm Quickcharge generally will work with all cameras. 

TomMac
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Def need the 9v for the Pro camera.... As to the Pro2, somewhere along the production it was changed to 5v. ( as did newer cams )

 

But if using a 5/9v adapter will work for either.

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