Blink XT2 FAQ

What is the Blink XT2?

The Blink XT2 is the next-generation of the XT and offers new and improved features such as two-way audio, customizable motion detection, live view recording and can record a total of 53,870 seconds of video on a single set of 1.5v AA lithium batteries (compared to 40,000 seconds of the XT), allowing customers to use it twice as much and still enjoy the same 2-year battery life.

 

Can I purchase the XT2?

No, currently the XT2 can no longer be purchased as a new item. Blink Indoor and Outdoor cameras are the newest generation of cameras sold by Blink. Click here to learn more about Blink Indoor and Outdoor cameras.

 

Do I need a new/additional Sync module?

No. If you have an existing Blink system, simply use the add device function in the Blink App to add XT2.  If you are new to Blink, you need to order one of the system configurations.


Is the sync module that comes with the Blink XT2 different/better than the sync module I have with my XT System?

No. It is the same hardware as previous Sync Modules.

 

Does the XT2 have a SD memory slot?

No there is no SD or micro SD slot.

 

What is Customizable motion detection?

With XT2 the Activity Zone feature allows for a more granular masking of the zones.


What's the maximum distance XT2 cameras sense motion detection?

The range is approximately 20 feet. Some factors that influence motion detection are the app sensitivity setting, camera placement, moving object size and temperature. 


Does the camera record through glass?

No, motion detection is not possible through glass but you can use Live View while behind glass. 

 

Will my XT covers fit the XT2?

No, the XT covers do not have a hole on the bottom for the speaker that is on the XT2.  New covers are being produced specifically for the XT2, however, at this time we do not have any other details on release. Stay tuned to Blink for Home for more details.

 

What is the difference between the XT and the XT2?

The Blink XT2 has two-way audio and the ability to record while in live view.  The XT2 camera also features customizable motion detection and double the battery usage of the XT on a single set of batteries when recording video.


Why does Blink XT2 look exactly like XT?

Our customers have provided overwhelming feedback stating they love our XT size and portability, we decided to stay with that form factor.

 

How do I know what I have?

The XT2 has a gray ring around the lens and a thin gray frame/line on the face of the camera body and is labeled XT2 on the back.

 

Will the Blink XT2 use the same mounting bracket as the original Blink XT?

No, it uses a newly designed mount that allows the camera to reach customizable angles more easily.

 

Is it Alexa compatible?

Yes, via use of the Blink Smarthome skill found here.

 

Are you still going to offer support for my Blink XT System or will my Blink XT camera still be covered under the existing warranty?

Yes, our Tech Support Team is available 24 Hours / 7 days a week.


Phone:  (781) 33 BLINK or (781-332-5465)

If you're calling from outside of the United States, dial +1-781-332-5465 from mobile or 00-781-332-5465 from a landline.

If you're calling from the UK, you can call us at +441158384189

 

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