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Protection From Spray Paint & Water Hose Attempt On IR Filter.

Hello, I am in need of some assistance on how to resolve this.

We suspect the hooligans next door where attempting to rob my back shed and have watered down the camera in an attempt to stop the IR from working as intended, it didn't since it alerted us straight away, that been said is there a way around this apart from enclosing the cage?

 

I am going to be installing an illuminator to help increase the IR issue but in the meantime, how would you protect yourself from spray paint or water in this case. 

 

Model: VMC4030P | Arlo Pro 2 Wire-Free Camera
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Protection From Spray Paint & Water Hose Attempt On IR Filter.

You really can't , unless you got a big dog Smiley Happy

Or maybe add a covert camera near by to assist in catching the people without IR on and the IR from the main camera would illuminate too

 

But yes, the IR is reflecting off the cage and washing out the pic a bit.... external IR would help this.

Or use external lighting and with a Q camera you can detect motion thru glass windows at night quite well

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Protection From Spray Paint & Water Hose Attempt On IR Filter.

Thank you TomMac for your suggestions.

 

I will be taking and using some of your recommended suggestions.

I personally did not know that the Q had the capabilities of picking up motion detection through glass, and this linked up with the external lighting, sounds like a game changer.

 

Thank you.

 

 

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Protection From Spray Paint & Water Hose Attempt On IR Filter.

The Q camera uses Pixel change ( whn the view changes ) not a pir like the other cameras...so it allows you to view and detect motion at a farther distance AND thru glass.

 

Here's a pic from a Q camera ( up against glass ) looking thru andersen double pane window at night, only two external lights

 

 

 

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