I am looking at buying the new Arlo Video Doorbell. I can't find much information about it. The Arlo website is kind of useless.
I have the Arlo Pro 2 base station (VMB4000 I believe). Does it connect through this hub? Are there any online manufacturer installation instructions that I can view before I purchase the product?
Cheers in advance
Then can the Video Doorbell trigger my existing Arlo Chime.?
No, At present you can't use the Arlo chime with the doorbell.
Can I just supply the Arlo Video Doorbell with the correct electrical power. Using the small electronic device supplied in the box if necessary.?
Yes. The transformer spec is 16-24 volts AC and 10 VA. Any power adapter that delivers that will work. You can insert the power module across the transformer (putting the switch in the correct position).
Hi, hooking up the video door bell. When done Can’t find device and won’t activate the old doorbells? Help. We have 5 cameras and 1 video doorbell. Had all hooked up.
You could contact support: https://www.arlo.com/en-us/support/contact.aspx
Is the doorbell getting power? Is the transformer within the spec?
Some folks have had issues with the QR code method of syncing to their WiFi. I just entered the SSID/passphrase myself.
Also if you have spaces or other unusual characters in the SSID, you might need to change it.
2. If no cloud storage with without subscription, does video doorbell connects to base station for local storage? (Yes/no)
3. If it doesn’t connect to base station, does it directly connects to internet over wifi? (Yes/no)
I think if they don’t answers these questions, I will buy is from store and use it to verify above questions. If I found “no” to first 2 questions, I will return it back to store. Once they will figure out many people returning doorbell they will automatically learn from their mistakes. I have no reason to choose Arlo video doorbell over Ring doorbell unless there are any value adds to stay in the ecosystem.
Answers, in order of your questions
Yes (connects over WiFi to your Arlo online paid subscription)
If you want local storage and free 7 days of storage, this is NOT the camera for you
It was in my case. Camera is mounted on perpendicular sidewall, only a few inches away from the plane of the front doors. I used the angled mount.