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Re: Where is Dropbox and Local USB storage support for Arlo?!

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ayegel Tutor
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Where is the USB support for the non-Pro Arlo base station? This has got to be the worst marketing trick I have ever seen.There needs to be a firmware update to activate these ports to use USB storage....As well as integrating Dropbox to Arlo for archiving the footage. I don't want to manually back up videos every time. Any thoughts?

Model: VMB3000 | Arlo Base Station, VMC3030 | Arlo Wire-Free Camera
Guru TomMac Guru
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It's not going to happen... the USB ports were for possible upgrades that never made it to the market.

They are non functional except for power ( TBMK )

 

The Pro base has a faster processor and more memory which allowed the local record option

 

One of the users here ( Jeff ) had a script for auto download...and if you don't go that way it comes back to manual.

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ayegel Tutor
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Thanks for the reply @TomMac. That really sucks though....I just purchased this unit in November and am past the return window. Wonder if Netgear would take a tradein for the Pro base station? 🙂 

 

Otherwise, this is pretty upsetting. 

Guru TomMac Guru
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It couldn't hurt to put the Drop box idea here tho....https://community.netgear.com/t5/Idea-Exchange/idb-p/arlo-idea-exchange

 

See if there , if so add kudos... if not add it. ( they do read the suggestions )

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ayegel Tutor
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How do I get ahold of this script from Jeff? 

Guru jguerdat Guru
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Send me a PM with your email address.