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Re: When I use the app to turn off a camera, is there any battery drain at all?

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Brad99 Aspirant
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When I use the app to turn off a camera, is there any battery drain at all?

 

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Model: VMC3030 | Arlo Wire-Free Camera

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Guru jguerdat Guru
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There's still a very minor current draw but for all intents and purposes it's off. Just don't turn off the base since the cameras will drain quickly trying to connect to the base.

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Guru jguerdat Guru
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There's still a very minor current draw but for all intents and purposes it's off. Just don't turn off the base since the cameras will drain quickly trying to connect to the base.

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Brad99 Aspirant
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I also disarmed the cameras so can I assume that even if the base is off the batteries will not drain quickly?.

 

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Model: VMC3030 | Arlo Wire-Free Camera
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Guru jguerdat Guru
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No. The cameras have to remain connected to the base so they can be reactivated. If you turn off the base, also remove the batteries.