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Advanced Security and Sophisticated Features with the Wireless Outdoor Security Camera

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Live Video and Recording

Keep watch on your home 24/7 with live video monitoring and motion-activated recording*. You’ll never miss a thing with high-definition video up to 1080p with sound, and a 140-degree field of view.

*Available on certain monitoring plans 

Two-Way Audio 

Talk to visitors, both wanted and unwanted, through the tap-to-talk audio feature while live streaming video. Tap on the microphone icon on the live camera player and speak through the phone. Your camera will play the audio via its speaker so you can hear what the person on the other end is saying.

Motion Detection

You can create activity zones so your camera knows where to look and what to ignore. And with Smart Person detection, your camera can tell the difference between people, vehicles, and animals.

Night Mode and Spotlight

When enabled, Night Mode uses Infrared light allowing you to see clear video at night and in low-light conditions. Additionally, an optional built-in spotlight will shine on people who trigger the camera's motion detection on your property. This light provides a clear color picture at all times.

Notifications

Stay in the know with Interactive Monitoring, push notifications, texts and email alerts*.

*Alerts are available on select monitoring plans and dependent on customizable notification settings.  

LED Status Light

Your camera will communicate with you via its multicolored status light during set up and immediately after a power cycle. This light can also disabled in the camera settings, so unwanted visitors are not aware of your camera's battery and connection status. View the chart below to understand the meaning of each light.

Solid Yellow

Installing update

Blinking Yellow

Trying to connect to server

Solid White

Booting up

Blinking White

Ready for setup

Solid Blue

Connected, ready to record/stream

Blinking Blue

Live view/video recording in progress

Blinking Red

Unable to connect to Wi-Fi

Quick Blinking Red

Low battery

Solid Red

Not connected to Base Station/system

Off (no light)

No power/dead battery

 

Winter and Rainstorm Ready

Designed for all weather extremes, the SimpliSafe Wireless Outdoor Camera works in the snow and rain, and in temperatures from -4°F to 122°F.

Long Lasting Battery Life

The camera’s battery lasts for up to 3 – 6 months on a single charge* and recharges in just about 5 hours. For more information about maximizing the camera battery life, click here

*Varies based on settings, placement, and usage

Reliable Video

Trigger

Footage Length

Camera Motion Detected**

**motion detection setting must be ON

10 seconds*

*The camera will continue to record as long as there is motion

User-initiated Recording

60 seconds

Alarm Event

3 minutes*

*First 30 seconds is used for video verification if this is enabled (Interactive Monitoring subscription required)

Secret Alert

10 seconds

System disarmed

No recording

Duress PIN Alarm Event/System Disarmed

3 minutes

Duress PIN Alarm Event in Off Mode

3 minutes

Silent Panic Button

3 minutes