Arlo Essential Wire-Free Spotlight Camera - 2 Pack

Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera - 2 Pack
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How it works

Keep your home monitored day and night using the Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera 2 Pack. With its 130° viewing angle and 1080p recording capability, this security camera gives coverage to a larger area of your premises. It also works well with Apple Watch, Google Home Hub, and Amazon Alexa.

Key Features

  • The Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera connects directly to WiFi, enabling you to install it wirelessly by following few easy steps. It also does not need any base station required, providing more convenience.
  • Engineered with a weather-resistant design, it ensures you that it can cover your home even in harsh climate conditions.
  • The Essential Spotlight Camera is capable of recording footages in 1080p. It also comes with an integrated spotlight so you can see clear details even at night.
  • To help you monitor your home, this Essential Spotlight Cam enables you to receive Motion Alerts straight to your phone. It also comes equipped with a siren which can be set automatically and manually using the Arlo app.
  • Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera comes with 2-way audio, allowing you to listen and talk to the person behind the camera using the app. This feature can also be accessed using your smart assistant.
All Product Details
Brand Arlo
Product Type Home Monitoring
Model Number VMC2230-100AUS
Product Width 5.2cm
Product Depth 7.84cm
Product Height 8.9cm
Product Weight .33 kg
Manufacturers 12 Months
Arlo Essential Wire-Free Spotlight Camera - 2 Pack is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 66.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent camera with one downfall Pretty good camera, not sure if true 1080p but still nice quality video. Motion detection has a lag of around 5 seconds until the alert comes through to phone, have heard this is fixed with a arlo hub. Animal detection works fine, spotlight is nice and bright and can be disabled if required. Siren isn't the loudest but can definitely be heard. The only downside I can see and it's quite a big security concern, is that the sync button is easily pressable (which interrupts the cameras motion detection, recording etc) if you can reach the camera so it needs to be well out of reach of intruders.
Date published: 2020-12-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Satisfied - but only just we purchased the Arlo products as they had great reviews, but I have to say friends have a different brand and appear to have a far better outcome. The night vision option doesn't actually provide any better view than the normal vision option once the sun goes down. There is a lag (1-2 minutes) whereas other products seem to operate in realtime. The setup functions for motion detection doesn't seem to work effectively. We receive constant notifications for movement (vehicle street traffic) which is outside the range of the configured range, but sketchy results with people and vehicle movements within the target area.
Date published: 2021-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from arlo cameras great product but don't label cameras "camera1" etc because anybody with bluetooth can see you have cameras
Date published: 2020-12-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product but no storage without an Arlo hub. This is a great value camera if you already have an Arlo hub. Without the hub you can only view events happening in real-time and not able to back up incidents unless you pay for an Arlo storage plan. I have an Arlo hub so it isn't an issue for me. Battery life so far is great and looks like it will last the advertised 6 months between charging and maybe even more. I added this camera for our front door as it has a built-in spotlight which works well. The Arlo app is fine but I choose to use the Apple Home app which is great for what we need.
Date published: 2021-06-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Arlo Security Camera the battery is small and constantly needs to be recharged. . . frustrating
Date published: 2021-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great cameras Great cameras. They have very good picture quality. I would highly recommend them. We are very happy with them.
Date published: 2020-11-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Meh!! Delay in footage due to connection to the Arlo server. Battery only last 3 weeks on best video quality mode and spotlight brightness at 100%. They don't tell you that in the ads Easy to connect the camera to the mount. Easy install / connection Check your WIFI range prior to buying or you'll most likely need a stronger router. Activity zones appear pointless. Camera's pickup every that moves outside of these zones regardless :/ Super annoying
Date published: 2021-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use Setup is easy enough but thought it came with magnetic stands, must be the more expensive ones (like these aren't expensive enough), but overall good quality. I can ask my android tv or Google nest hub to show me each camera and it works well. Just had to setup a mesh network to get the best wifi signal coverage. The are really good, I might use another one for the front door instead of the video doorbell that really doesn't know how to function!
Date published: 2021-07-17
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Easy returns

If you feel your product has failed a Consumer Guarantee (as defined by New Zealand Consumer Law) then don't worry you can easily return it to your local Harvey Norman store. We'll even pay for the postage if you live in an area where there is no store. Our returns policy covers any purchased item ( conditions apply).

What's in the box
  • 2x Arlo Essential Camera
  • 2x Wall Mount & Screw Kit
  • 1x Charging Cable
  • 1x Quick Start Guide
Questions & Answers

Do the cameras need to be within range of the WiFi?

Asked by: Gmuzz
Hi there. Thanks for your question. Yes the cameras will need to be installed within the Wi-Fi range
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-05-05

Do these cameras work as is or do I need to purchase an extra "hub" type thing for it to connect to?

Asked by: Tommo
Hi Tommo, thanks for a great question. Yes, the cameras come with a 3-month Arlo Smart trial included, allowing you to watch live feed, and access video recordings while away from home. After the trial is done, you will only be able to access live video, and receive basic notifications. You will require either a subscription plan, or a hub, in order to access recordings while away from home, back-up videos to the cloud, or use additional smart features. Hope this helps.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-03-24

Hi there. Does these cameras monitor 24/7? So can you see what was recorded on any day at any time? Thanks

Asked by: Benn
Hi Benn, thanks for your question. Unfortunately not. Continuous video recording (CVR) is an optional feature available on Arlo Ultra, Pro 2, Q and QPlus, and Baby cameras and requires cameras to be powered via AC cable, and an Arlo CVR subscription plan for each camera. Hope this helps. Note: Arlo doesn’t currently support downloading CVR videos; you can only watch CVR videos from the cloud.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-01-26

How often do you need to charge the cameras?

Asked by: Wayneo
Hi Wayneo. Thanks for your question. Battery lifespan varies with device settings, use, activity captured, and environmental factors, but all information indicates these should be charged every 3 to 6 months with average use. Hope this helps.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-01-26
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