This article will show you how to mount your new Blink XT2 camera.
Your Blink XT2 comes with a camera mount, mount riser, and two screws in the box. If you would like to order more, you may do so at amazon.com.
The mount riser is used to increase the distance from the mounting surface to the camera, allowing for a wider range of motion when positioning the camera. The two provided screws are wood screws. If you are attempting to mount on a different surface or any type of masonry, you will want to consult with your local hardware store on the proper screw type.
We recommend holding the camera where you want to mount and try a Live View by pressing this icon in the app. This way, you can verify the camera has a good view and good signal strength in that location.The best motion detection occurs when a subject walks across the field of view horizontally rather than directly toward or away from the camera. Please keep this in mind when choosing a mounting location.
Once you’ve decided on a location, you’ll put the mount and the riser together. (Using the mount riser is completely optional)
You’ll see that the screw holes line up on these two accessories. Next, use the two provided screws to attach the mount at your desired location. Please note, use of the included screws for the mount will create two holes in the surface of the wall.
Once the mount (and optional mount riser) is securely in place, you will snap the camera onto the mount. The circle portion of the mount will connect to the center circle on the back of the XT2 camera.
Once mounted, you can rotate the camera on the mount itself to get the perfect viewing angle. When positioning your camera, remember the best motion detection occurs when a subject walks across the field of view from one side to another rather than directly toward or away from the camera.