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Thursday, May 26th, 2022 4:28 PM
Can the outdoor cameras be plugged into an 120 outlet, rather than running on batteries all the time?
9 months ago
1 year ago
Hi @bbonds28 ,
Yes, the Outdoor Camera can be plugged into AC with the Power Cable accessory. You can find it on this page.
Please note that the Outdoor Camera is always powered by the battery even when the battery is plugged in. This means that there's no difference in how the Outdoor Camera operates when it's plugged in vs. when it isn't. I mention this because early on there were some questions/assumptions that plugging the battery in would make the camera more responsive because it would be "always on" like the SimpliCam and not spend most of its time in standby and only waking up when it detected motion.
10 months ago
How long should the battery last for the outdoor camera🤔
@reid65james There's no way to answer this as there are way too many variables at play that include but are not limited to:
Every situation is unique and I can tell you that SimpliSafe's estimate is a best case scenario that does not use the highest (read: most power intensive) quality settings. (Per a response I've previously received on this board.)
Absolutely I have o e of them on a power cord and the rest are on solar but I do have one on just battery and I would like to get the one with power cord and the one on just battery on solar as well but my wifesays other wise as I am not to spend anymore money as I have a simi
Simplisafe addiction and keep buying stuff 🤣🤣
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