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Arlo Essential Indoor Security Camera

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Ideal for protecting any room inside your home without sacrificing privacy, the Arlo Essential Indoor Security Camera works over Wi-Fi and features 1080p HD video, two-way audio, a built-in siren and an automated camera privacy shield to safeguard your private moments. View events in real time or whenever the camera is triggered by motion for 24-hour coverage.

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Item No. VMC2040-100NAS
  • 1080p HD video
  • Automated Privacy Shield
  • Night Vision
  • Connects directly to Wi-Fi
  • Arlo Secure 3-Month Trial Included

Smart security that empowers privacy.

Record video in full high definition.
Privacy shield that gives you control1.
Receive instant alerts when motion is detected indoors and take immediate action.
Stay connected to your home from anywhere with live video and noise-canceling 2-way audio.
Easy to install indoors on shelves, walls, and more.
Connect multiple cameras for a comprehensive home security solution.
Works with Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant.
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Always be aware and react faster with tools to take immediate action.

Smart phone displaying Arlo app motion alert detecting motion
Smart phone displaying Arlo app with highlight activity zones
Smart phone displaying Arlo app with quick emergency response connecting to 911
Smart phone displaying Arlo app with video history library

Always be aware and react faster with tools to take immediate action.

Never miss a thing with high definition picture.

View every detail with full HD 1080p video, and take immediate action with two-way audio.

Keep an eye on what matters.

Capture clear details in full high definition, and see more of the picture with a 130° viewing angle.

See at night, even without a light.

Even in the dark, rest easy knowing the Arlo Essential Indoor Security Camera captures video with Night Vision.
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Arlo Essential Indoor Security Camera Details





Field of View

130° diagonal

Night Vision

High powered Infrared LED (850nm) with IR Cut Filter


12x digital zoom


Full Duplex 2 way Audio

Status Lights

2x LEDs (blue and amber)

Motion Detection

Image based motion detection




Wired Only


Automatic email alerts and push notifications

Operating Temperature

0 to 45 degree Celsius


Single Microphone with noise and echo cancellation


2.0 x 1.9 x 4.5 in (52 x 49 x 113.19 mm)


0.27lb (122g)




Wall Mount and Screw Kit

Power Adapter

Micro-USB Cable

Quick Start Guide

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Customers have 30 days from date of shipment to receive a refund at full purchase price. Read more on our Terms of Sale page.

View our Limited One-Year Hardware Warranty.

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2 Renewal of an Arlo Secure subscription is required to maintain Arlo Secure features, including cloud storage and activity zones.
3 Emergency Response feature available for U.S. subscribers only.