With our low motion detection your cameras are on the lookout even when you’re not logged in or at home to set up your cameras for motion detection first choose a location that you’d like to monitor for the best performance your camera should be mounted at least seven feet above the floor and aimed slightly down our lows motion sensor.
Works best for side-to-side movement across its field of view rather than movement directly toward or away from the camera.
For example if you wanted to detect motion near the front door place the camera to.
The side of the entrance rather than opposite it the ideal background for your camera is a solid background without any movement movement in the background like cars driving by or plants swaying in the wind can activate the motion sensor so use care when placing outdoors to verify that the motion sensitivity is suitable for your camera’s location use the motion detection test mode from the settings tab select the camera you’d like to test and click motion detection test then reenact the motion you wish to capture for example walk.
Down the path you wish to monitor if motion is detected the cameras blue LED will flash we recommend testing different settings to determine the optimal level of motion sensitivity once you determine to the best setting for your camera you can set the motion sensitivity in the rules tab simply select the rule for the camera you’re adjusting and set the level of motion sensitivity there.
Are a number of factors that can affect the performance of motion detection and it.
May take some time to fine-tune the settings if you’re not getting enough videos increase the motion sensitivity however if you’re getting too many videos decrease the motion sensitivity or reposition your cameras rules along with modes and schedules allow you to set and control motion activated actions for your cameras rules allow you to define what actions are taken when motion is detected like recording the living room camera when motion is detected at the front door.
You can group one or more rules using modes modes can then be selected or.
Scheduled to determine what rules are enabled.
To create a new rule click the Settings tab click rules and click the plus button then create a name for your new rule now define where motion needs to be detected to trigger the rule and select the motion sensitivity next define what camera.
You’d like to record on and select the length of video to be reported finally add your email address if you’d like to receive alerts when this rule is activated click Save to finish creating.
Your new rule our lo comes pre-configured with to default modes all motion on and all motion off you can also create your own modes with custom settings simply click the plus button create a name for your new mode and select which rules you’d like to add once your rules have been added click Save your custom mode has now been created you can manually change your systems mode at any time from the mode tab or.
Schedule your modes so that they’re applied automatically to schedule your modes simply click the schedule on/off button from the modes tab then select the day you’d like to create a schedule for and click the plus button to add a mode next select what mode you’d like.
To use and the time that you’d like it to be active then click Save to add it to the schedule repeat this process to add additional modes to your schedule your motion detection is now set up and ready to go visit support our locum or the arlo youtube channel for more information about how to get the most from your system.