What rechargeable batteries does Arlo recommend?
The Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera and Arlo Essential Camera use a 3.63V 5100mAh 18.51Wh rechargeable lithium polymer battery.
Are Arlo 3 and 4 batteries the same?
The Pro 3 and 4 use the same batteries but the XL version of either uses a larger one so are not swappable unless both are XL.
Do all Arlo use the same battery?
Arlo Pro and Arlo Pro 2 use the same batteries. To purchase spare or replacement batteries for Arlo Pro or Arlo Pro 2, visit Arlo Pro Rechargeable Battery (VMA4400). For Arlo Go cameras, you can only use the Arlo Go rechargeable batteries that came with your Arlo Go cameras or replacement Arlo Go batteries from Arlo.
What is the lifespan of Arlo batteries?
approximately 3–6 months
Arlo wire-free camera batteries last approximately 3–6 months with average use. Arlo Go camera batteries last approximately 2–3 months with average use, depending on mobile signal strength.
Why does my Arlo camera battery drain so fast?
If your camera is too far away from your Wi-Fi router, SmartHub, or Base Station, you will have poor signal strength, which can drain your camera battery more quickly.
Can I overcharge my Arlo battery?
No, your Arlo Go and Arlo Pro batteries will not overcharge. Both the charging station and the Arlo Pro and Arlo Go cameras have safety limits to prevent overcharging. You can leave your cameras and charging stations plugged in with no harmful effects.
Are Arlo Pro 2 and Pro 3 batteries the same?
Arlo Ultra, Arlo Ultra 2, Arlo Pro 3, and Arlo Pro 4 Arlo Ultra, Ultra 2, Pro 3, and Pro 4 cameras use a 3.85V 4800mAh 18.48Wh rechargeable lithium polymer battery.
How do you charge a dead Arlo battery?
To charge your dead Arlo Pro or Arlo Go battery using the Arlo Charging Station:
- Unplug the USB power adapter from your charging station.
- Wait two or three seconds and plug the USB power adapter back into the charging station.
- Quickly insert the dead battery into the charging station.
Why does Arlo battery drain so fast?
If your camera is too far away from your Wi-Fi router, SmartHub, or Base Station, you will have poor signal strength, which can drain your camera battery more quickly. For more information, visit: Arlo Camera Placement Tips.
How do I increase the battery life on my Arlo?
How to extend the battery life for your Arlo camera
- Access your power management settings.
- Log in to your Arlo Account.
- Select Settings.
- Select Camera Settings.
- Select the Best Battery Life setting. This setting trades video quality for improved battery life.
How can I make my Arlo battery last longer?
How can I extend my Arlo camera’s battery life?
- Ensure that your Arlo system is running the latest firmware.
- Use the Optimized or Best Battery Life power setting.
- Configure your cameras to record shorter videos.
What kind of batteries do Arlo cameras take?
The Arlo Wire-Free camera uses four CR123 lithium 3-volt photo batteries. These batteries are available at retail stores and at online stores that specialize in battery sales.