With normal usage, Blink cameras (excluding Blink Mini) should last approximately two years on batteries. In this article we’ll examine ways to tell when your Blink camera batteries need replacing and potential solutions that could extend your monitoring longer.
Indoor and outdoor Blink cameras use AA lithium batteries that can be easily changed by finding the gray switch with an arrow pointing downward and sliding it while using your thumb to pull open the battery cover upward. We recommend Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA batteries.
As home security systems have become more and more advanced, blink cameras offer the ideal solution to monitoring deliveries or potential intruders. Easy to setup and with no wiring required for operation, these cameras offer weather and heat resistance and make a perfect addition. Running on easily accessible AA batteries such as those found at grocery stores Energizer Ultimate Lithium Double A batteries provide more reliable power under various temperatures while staying lightweight for easier monitoring.
Switching out batteries in a blink camera is similar to changing those in a cell phone or TV remote: apply side pressure and push up on the cover, remove it by applying side-force and lifting up to remove. After installing a new battery make sure it lines up perfectly before closing its compartment cover.
Nobody likes having devices run out of power when monitoring their home, which is why Blink makes changing batteries on both indoor and outdoor cameras easy.
Though each model varies slightly in terms of procedure, most involve sliding a latch or pressing a switch to open up their battery compartments.
Lithium-ion batteries outshone traditional alkaline ones by lasting longer and being safer for use with electronic devices. You can find these rechargeable options at most major retailers or online, as well as being available as rechargeable options.
Be it indoor or outdoor Blink cameras, they require two AA lithium batteries to keep running smoothly. You can find these on Amazon and at most grocery stores – keeping one handy is key so that when low battery indicators appear you’re prepared quickly with replacements so as to never miss an important moment at home!
Energizer Ultimate Lithium Double A Batteries
Blink cameras can run up to two years on their initial batteries. Therefore, it’s essential that batteries be changed regularly and have an extra supply handy; battery indicator lights will help remind you when it’s time.
Most blink camera models require two AA lithium batteries for optimal operation and longevity; avoid alkaline ones as these will compromise its functionality and shorten battery life quickly.
Blink recommends the Energizer Ultimate Lithium Double A Batteries as ideal batteries to use with their cameras, as these offer twice the power and lifespan of regular AA alkaline batteries. You can find these batteries at most major retailers or online stores; Blink also provides options for rechargeable AA batteries if desired.
Battery Compartment Cover
Battery replacement on any device can be an inconvenience, particularly with home security systems. But Blink devices make changing batteries easy so you can resume monitoring quickly.
Blink cameras are powered by two lithium batteries designed to last at least two years. While this power source provides reliable security monitoring for homeowners, their lifespan may be reduced with heavy usage such as frequent Live- View feature use which drains batteries faster.
Blink offers an easy solution for changing batteries in its indoor and outdoor devices, such as Gen 2 indoor cameras. To access it, just remove a latch located on the back of the device that protects a fastening screw, as well as any mounts or attachments on it; additionally on some devices there may also be a removable silicone cover which covers this fastening screw.