General Questions

How many devices can I add to a Blink System?

For your Blink System, cameras and sirens are considered devices. For each system, you can have a total of 10 devices with a mix of cameras and sirens. The Sync Module is not included in the 10 device limit.

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Can the Blink camera detect motion through a window or glass?

No. The Blink PIR sensor can not detect motion through glass. Some users have placed cameras facing out a window or through a glass door and this setup is great for Blink's Live View option. A Blink camera lo...

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What is the video resolution for Blink cameras?

The Blink indoor camera has a resolution of 720p. The video captured ranges from 7.5 frames per second in low light situations to 30 frames per second in good lighting. The decreased frame rate in low light a...

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How much storage or data is required for each clip?

A five second motion clip with audio takes up 750KB. This is important to note for your cellular data plan, watching a motion clip without WiFi connection will use about 750KB of your data plan.

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What kind of batteries does Blink use? Are they easy to replace?

Blink cameras are powered by two non-rechargeable AA Lithium batteries. All cameras will ship with batteries, and they’re easy to replace when the time comes. Simply slide open the battery compartment, take out...

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How much storage do I get for recorded clips?

Blink’s server provides each system storage for up to 7,200 total seconds of video (or 1,440 five-second events). If you reach your storage limit, your oldest alert clips will be overwritten by the newest.

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How wide in angle is the field of view?

The Blink camera has a field of view of 110°. When you have connected your camera during the setup process, you can open a Live View to see video from your camera with a very short delay. This will enable you...

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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 ...

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How far from the camera can a person be seen?

Using your Blink camera, you will be able to view a person's facial features at 20 feet from the camera. At 32 feet, facial features can not be made out, but a person can be recognized. Beyond 32 feet, recogn...

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Do I need to run software updates on my Sync Module and Camera(s)?

No. Firmware updates will automatically be sent to your Sync Module and Camera(s).

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