Wired Floodlight Camera FAQ

The Blink Wired Floodlight Camera is a hard-wired floodlight and camera that connects to your wifi and brings you 1080p HD video, two-way talk, and live view in the Blink mobile app. The Wired Floodlight Camera features 2600 lumens of LED lighting, night view in color, enhanced motion detection, and a siren.

 

FAQs

What is in the box?

1 Wired Floodlight Camera
1 installation kit

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What will I need to install the Wired Floodlight Camera?

1 Wired Floodlight Camera
1 Installation Kit
Outdoor silicone sealant (not included)
1 UL listed, 4-inch round, weatherproof electrical box (not included)

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Can I install the Wired Floodlight Camera myself or do I need an electrician?

You can set up the Wired Floodlight Camera yourself by following the included instructions. If you can’t easily identify the wires coming out of your electrical box or have difficulty or are uncomfortable in any way connecting them, consult a licensed electrician. Refer to your local laws and building codes before performing electrical work; permits plus professional installation may be required by law.

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Which wires are required to be in my electrical box for installation of the Wired Floodlight Camera?

You should see one black wire (for live), one white wire (for neutral) and one bare metal or green wire (for ground). 

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What type of electrical box is required for installation?

To mount the floodlight, you will need a 4-inch round, UL listed, weatherproof electrical box (not included with the mounting kit). Underwriter's Laboratory, or "UL," is an international safety standards testing laboratory recognized by the US Government. Being UL listed earns the "UL" mark, which means UL found that the product complied with all required standards for safe operation.

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What is the voltage requirement for installation? 

The voltage requirement for installation is 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 45W.

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Does the Wired Floodlight Camera detect motion?

Yes! Using the Settings in the Blink app, you can arm and enable your camera for Motion Detection.

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What is Person Detection? 

Person Detection is available using embedded computer vision (CV) as part of an optional Blink Subscription plan (sold separately).

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Does the Wired Floodlight Camera require a Sync Module?

No, the Wired Floodlight Camera connects to your home’s wifi network and does not require a Sync Module (sold separately). However, you can add the Wired Floodlight Camera to your existing system that uses a Sync Module. Additionally, you can use Local Storage to save your clips on a USB drive with a Sync Module 2 (each sold separately). 

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Can I set up the Wired Floodlight Camera on my existing system/Sync Module?

Yes, the Wired Floodlight camera can be added to your existing Blink system. It is compatible with both generations of the Sync Module.

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Can I purchase a Subscription Plan for my Wired Floodlight Camera?

Yes, you can purchase either a Basic or Plus subscription plan to take advantage of subscription-only features and cloud storage. If you have an existing Plus plan for your account, your Wired Floodlight Camera will be covered. For further details, click to visit our Subscriptions page.

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Does the Wired Floodlight Camera come with a trial of Cloud Storage?

Yes, the Wired Floodlight Camera comes with a 30-day trial of a Blink Subscription Plan at no cost. You can then purchase a Subscription plan, or use Local Storage to save your clips on a USB drive with a Sync Module 2 (each sold separately). With a Blink Subscription plan, you will have access to features such as Extended Live View and Person Detection.

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Does the Wired Floodlight Camera use Local Storage?

Yes, the Wired Floodlight Camera can save clips to your USB drive (the maximum size supported is 256GB) with Sync Module 2 (each sold separately).

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How bright are the LEDs?

2600 Lumens total, 5000ºK white LED

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Is there a battery backup?

The Wired Floodlight Camera is hardwired and does not use batteries.

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Can the Wired Floodlight Camera be powered via USB cable or solar panel?

No, the Wired Floodlight Camera is hardwired and requires a 4-inch round, UL listed, weatherproof electrical box (not included).

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How loud is the built-in siren?

The built-in siren is 105-decibels from four inches away.

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What color does the Wired Floodlight Camera come in?

The Wired Floodlight camera is available in white.

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Is the Wired Floodlight Camera weather-resistant? 

Yes, the Wired Floodlight Camera is weather-resistant and can be mounted to an external wall or eave if a 4-inch round, UL listed, weatherproof electrical box is available. Underwriter's Laboratory, or "UL," is an international safety standards testing laboratory recognized by the US Government. Being UL listed earns the "UL" mark, which means UL found the product complied with all required standards for safe operation.

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Can the camera be removed from the Wired Floodlight Camera?

No, the built-in camera cannot be removed or replaced with another Blink camera.

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Are the light-heads and camera adjustable on the Wired Floodlight Camera?

Yes, both the light-heads and camera are mounted on adjustable swivels.

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Does the Wired Floodlight Camera work with Alexa?

Yes. Connecting to Alexa allows you to engage Live View sessions, arm and disarm your Blink camera, turn the floodlight on and off, dim the floodlight, and change the brightness of the floodlight using voice commands.

 

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