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Ultra skin with hood

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Jambotatu
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The white ultra skin with hood kills the night vision. This forum doesn’t seem to allow more than one file upload so I will post a reply with the result of what happens after folding back the hood
Model: VMS5140 | Arlo Ultra 1 Camera Kit
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Jambotatu
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Here is the result of folding back the hood
Model: VMS5140 | Arlo Ultra 1 Camera Kit
LandJS
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What brand do you have ?  I've had the Wasserstein skins with a hood on for more than 2 months and have never lost night vision.

Jambotatu
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I bought them from a German firm kw-commerce. Good quality. You can clearly see the outline of the hood. Can you post a photo with the hood on please? I bought some black hoods from same dealer for a pro. No issues with black on that. Thanks for responding
Model: VMS5140 | Arlo Ultra 1 Camera Kit
LandJS
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Bought mine on Amazon, they have great pics to see,  they are Wasserstein and mine are black because that was the only color they had at the time in the hooded ones.  I run mine in the 180 degrees mode so there is a slight halo at the outer edges at night that seems a little more pronounced with the hood but that is all.

Jambotatu
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Ok. I did say that problem was with white skins. I’ve put black skins on a pro because I wanted to conceal it and have no problems with that. The problem with white is that it reflects affects the IR. I’m having similar problems with placing an ultra under white eaves on a white wall it affects the IR response
Model: VMS5140 | Arlo Ultra 1 Camera Kit
LandJS
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I tried to add a video taken at midnight but can't figure out how to add it, when I click on video it asks for a URL.  Did notice with the updated camera firmware I don't even get the halo now.

LandJS
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interesting,  mine are all under white eaves with no issue, a couple of the mounts are even screwed to the underside.  

Jambotatu
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Ok. Take a vid with the IPhone. Play it back and pause it somewhere then take a screen shot. It will appear in your photos
Model: VMS5140 | Arlo Ultra 1 Camera Kit
Jambotatu
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The problem with my placement is that it points along the eaves and the white wall to the front door. I’m going to try to place it outside the eaves. Thanks for responding
Model: VMS5140 | Arlo Ultra 1 Camera Kit
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