How long do the camera batteries last?
Blink cameras can last for up to Two Years* on a single pair of non-rechargeable AA Lithium batteries, this is defined as 40,000 seconds of Motion Clips and Live View. This is the average use for the majority of Blink camera systems.
Here are a few things that can affect battery life:
• Using Alkaline or re-chargeable batteries. (We DO NOT recommend this)
• Slow internet connection speeds
• Extreme temperatures
• Weak signal strength from a camera to the Wi-fi and/or the Sync Module
DO NOT use AA Lithium Ion or Li-Ion batteries as these carry a higher voltage and may cause issues with your camera.
The recommended replacement batteries can be purchased here.
* A new set of non-rechargeable AA lithium batteries should last for a total of 40,000 seconds of motion-activated video recordings and/or live video. We define standard or typical use as approximately 10, 5-second video events per day.
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