Most of us already know that Arlo’s battery-powered cameras aren’t designed for continuous shooting. Because the batteries in Arlo Pro or Arlo Wire-Free cameras last around four to six months with normal durability.
This usually takes about five minutes a day. While the battery in your Arlo Go camera works and lasts about two to three months under normal use, this means recording only five minutes a day.
Like most users, you might be wondering how to extend Arlo’s battery life? With this in mind, we make a brief contribution to extending the battery life of your Arlo camera. For more information, see the safety regulations for Arlo batteries or non-Arlo batteries.
What battery does my Arlo camera use?
This article applies to:
VMC4040P VMC5040 VMC3030 VMC4030 VML4030 VMC4030P
You can only use the battery that comes with the Arlo camera or the Arlo replacement battery. To buy a new battery, visit the Arlo product accessories page.
Be sure to use the power adapter that came with your Arlo camera to charge your battery. For more information, see My Arlo Pro. The Arlo Pro 2 camera battery does not charge. What should I do
Arlo Ultra and Pro 3
The Arlo Ultra and Pro 3 cameras use 3.85 V lithium-polymer batteries, 4800 mAh and 18.48 Wh. To buy a replacement or replacement battery for the Arlo Ultra and Pro 3, visit the Arlo Ultra (VMA5400) battery.
Arlo Pro 2 and Pro
The Arlo Pro 2 and Pro cameras use a lithium-ion 7V V 2440mAh 17.57Wh battery. The design and appearance is different from the Arlo Ultra and Pro 3 batteries. To buy replacement or replacement batteries for Arlo Pro 2 and Pro, visit Arlo Pro and Pro 2 batteries (VMA4400).
The Arlo Go camera uses a 7.2 V 3660 mAh 26.35 Wh lithium-ion battery with more capacity than the Arlo Pro and Pro 2 cameras.
Arlo Go and Arlo Pro batteries are not interchangeable. Do not try to power your Arlo Pro or Arlo Pro 2 camera with an Arlo Go battery. Do not try to operate your Arlo Go camera with the Arlo Pro battery. To buy a replacement or replacement battery for Arlo Go, visit the Arlo Go battery (VMA4410).
The Arlo wireless camera uses four CR123 3 volt lithium batteries. These batteries are available at retail stores and online stores that specialize in selling batteries.
The Arlo Wire-Free camera is designed for use with the supplied non-rechargeable battery. However, we are working with Tenergy to offer a rechargeable CR123 battery that is compatible with your Arlo camera. Rechargeable Tenergy batteries can be charged up to 500 times. Tenergy chargers can be purchased individually or as a complete set of batteries.
If you want to buy RCR123A Tenergy batteries from sources other than the sources below, be sure to buy a battery labeled “Working with Arlo”.
To buy a replacement battery or a replacement for Arlo Wire-Free, visit Tenergy CR123 battery and an 8-part charger.
What tips can you use to extend the battery life of your Arlo camera?
To maximize the battery life of your camera, here are some tips to follow:
Tip 1: First, make sure you only use rechargeable batteries that come with Arlo brand packaging or replacement batteries.
Tip 2: If you have a camera without Arlo cable, only use the rechargeable batteries included in your package or non-rechargeable batteries from other well-known high-quality battery manufacturers such as Panasonic, Energizer or Duracell.
Tip 3: Make sure your Arlo system is updated with the latest firmware version. This update is automatic because the camera is connected to the base station, is connected and must have a 15% battery.
Tip 4: Use the optimized or best battery power settings for your Arlo camera for best results. It is important to balance the settings perfectly so that battery life is not affected.
Tip 5: You can also configure your camera settings to record shorter videos.
Tip 6: Always place your Arlo Wire-Free or Arlo Pro Wire-Free camera within 90 meters of the base station.
Tip 7: Make sure you place your Arlo Go camera in a location that includes at least three LTE signal strength bands. In general, your Arlo Go camera uses cellular networks to connect to the Arlo cloud.
Tip 8: Never place your Arlo system near some WiFi routers, because this can damage connectivity.
After learning all the tips above, you need to know how to extend Arlo’s battery life. Although there are several environmental factors that can affect the battery life. This is it.
Never set your Arlo camera to temperatures below 0 ° C.
Do not place your camera in a low-light environment where the infrared sensor needs to focus and work harder.
Note: In some cases, Arlo camera batteries have low power consumption in cold weather. Return the camera to room temperature for troubleshooting. Then turn on the camera cycle once by opening and closing the battery compartment until the camera is turned on.
I hope this blog gives the right answer to your question “How do I extend the battery life of my Arlo camera.