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Can I add an Arlo Ultra camera to an existing Arlo base station supporting Arlo Pro 2 or Arlo Pro?

Can I add an Arlo Ultra camera to an existing Arlo base station supporting Arlo Pro 2 or Arlo Pro cameras?
Message 101 of 111
Guru

Re: Can I add an Arlo Ultra camera to an existing Arlo base station supporting Arlo Pro 2 or Arlo Pr


@GregJ13656 wrote:
Can I add an Arlo Ultra camera to an existing Arlo base station supporting Arlo Pro 2 or Arlo Pro cameras?

At this time the Ultra will only run on an Ultra base....

the pro/pro2 cameras will run on the new base too.

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Message 102 of 111
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Arlo Ultra compatibility

I would like to know everyone's thoughts on the new Ultra Product.

I like the camera and the features but I know it is not compatible with my Arlo Pro 2 System.

So now I have to upgrade the base in order to get the ultra cameras. Ok no problem however here is my issue with the base.

I cannot plug in a external drive to save my videos. This is one of the main reasons I have a Pro 2 system.

I do not want to pay for 30 days of cloud storage when I get 7 days now for free! I also have many more days on my external drive (2 TB) which is not the same as plugging in a SD card into each camera!

 

So.....When are the Ultra cameras supposed to be backward compatible to the Arlo 2 base or give me a better base option.

Message 103 of 111
Guru

Re: Arlo Ultra compatibility

FYI, the mem card goes into the Ultra Base, not the cameras ( works just like the usb port on pro2 )

The Ultra bases can run the Arlo/Pro/2 cams but the older bases do not support the Ulra camera. ( unknown if it will be backward compatable )

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Message 104 of 111
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Connect an Arlo Ultra Camera to Arlo 1st model Arlo VMS3-30

Hi, 

it's possible to connect one new Arlo Ultra Camera to my Arlo 1st model (Arlo VMS3-30)???? I've the 1st model Arlo VMS3-30 and one of my camera was broken...then I'ld connect one of new model if it's possible...

thanks you guys....

Claudio

Message 105 of 111
Guru

Re: Connect an Arlo Ultra Camera to Arlo 1st model Arlo VMS3-30

Not yet. An update has been promised but no release date is known.

Message 106 of 111
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When will the new Arlo Ultra cameras be compatible with the Arlo Pro base stations i.e. VMB4000r3?

I spent quite some money on an Arlo Pro system. Now I bought a new Arlo Ultra (and Go) camera just to find out (after hours of trying to sync with my base station) that the new Arlo Ultra is NOT compatible with my current base station (VMB4000r3).

 

I read that Arlo will provide a firmware update for older base stations to allow new Arlo Ultra cameras working with them. When will that update be available?

Model: VMC5040 | Arlo Ultra Add-On Camera
Message 107 of 111
Guru

Re: When will the new Arlo Ultra cameras be compatible with the Arlo Pro base stations i.e. VMB4000r


@BoXBo wrote:

I read that Arlo will provide a firmware update for older base stations to allow new Arlo Ultra cameras working with them. When will that update be available?


 

It is unknown as to when

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Message 108 of 111

Re: When will the new Arlo Ultra cameras be compatible with the Arlo Pro base stations i.e. VMB4000r

And when it does happen, do not expect your old base station to support all of the features that are built into the new Ultra base station.

 

 

 


My Arlo hardware: Q Plus, Pro 2 (X2), Security Light, Ultra, Doorbell, Chime
Message 109 of 111
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arlo pro 2

Hi,

 

I have the arlo pro2 wire-free camera set up and would like to purchase another camera. Will the new Arlo Ultra camera be ok with the pro 2, please?

Model: VMC4030P | Arlo Pro 2 Wire-Free Camera
Message 110 of 111
Community Manager

Re: arlo pro 2

hopey,

 

You will need an Arlo SmartHub to sync an Arlo Ultra Camera. Take a look here for more information: Is Arlo Ultra backwards compatible with my existing Arlo system?

 

JamesC

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