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Can the Arlo be used inside looking out of a window

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mrcoop
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Can the Arlo be used inside looking out of a window.  I've set it up to look outside, however it doesn't seem to recognize motion.  I set the motion sensitivity to the highest setting without any results.  Can it be set up inside to look outside, or does it need to be located outside.. 

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jguerdat
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The PIR sensor needs IR to detect and most glass will reflect or absorb that IR. You'll need to mount the camera outdoors. Note that the Q cameras use pixel-based detection so will work through windows if mounted close to the glass.

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jcwrks
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It needs to be mounted outside.

jguerdat
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The PIR sensor needs IR to detect and most glass will reflect or absorb that IR. You'll need to mount the camera outdoors. Note that the Q cameras use pixel-based detection so will work through windows if mounted close to the glass.