Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera FAQ

Floodlight settings

  1. How bright is the floodlight?
    The floodlight on the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera can be adjusted up to 3000* lumens (lm) of brightness. For more information, visit How do I adjust the light settings on my Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?.
    *The Outdoor Magnetic Charging Cable is required to adjust the brightness to 3000 lm. Without the cable, you can adjust the brightness up to 2000 lm.
  2. Can I adjust the brightness setting on the floodlight?
    Yes. You can adjust the brightness between 5-100%. For more information, visit How do I adjust the light settings on my Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?.
  3. Will the floodlight turn on during daytime?
    The floodlight is set to remain off during the daytime, when it is not needed. You can adjust this setting in the Arlo app. For more information, visit What is the Dusk to Dawn Sensor setting?.
  4. Can I set the floodlight to trigger when motion is detected?
     Yes. The floodlight is set to trigger when motion is detected within the camera’s field of view. You can adjust this setting in the Arlo app. For more information, visit How do I trigger the floodlight on my Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?.
  5. Does the floodlight offer different light patterns?
    Yes. You can adjust the light to a constant or pulsating pattern.

Image quality

  1. What are the benefits of 2K in a security camera?
    2K means you can see more details in every image, even when zoomed in, allowing users to capture more details that matter to them.
  2. What is High Dynamic Range (HDR)?
    HDR solves the problem of over exposed or under exposed images in a scene where there are both extremely bright and extremely dark areas. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera automatically determines when HDR should be utilized and is optimized for outdoor usage.
  3. How wide is the viewing angle on the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?
    The lens is a 160° diagonal lens. You can decrease the field of view to 125° or 110°. For more information, visit How do I adjust the field of view on my Arlo camera?.
  4. What is the maximum zoom of the camera?
    12x digital zoom.

Audio

  1. Does the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera have a microphone?
    Yes. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera comes with a single, high-sensitivity microphone that allows you to speak with a visitor in crystal clear audio.
  2. Does the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera have an integrated siren?
    Yes. The siren can be set to trigger automatically when motion or sound is detected, or manually via the Arlo app. For more information, visit How do I turn the siren on my Arlo Ultra or Arlo Pro 3 camera on or off?.

Design and installation

  1. Does the Arlo Pro 3 camera separate from the floodlight?
    No. The camera and floodlight are integrated together in the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera.
  2. Does the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera include mounting hardware?
    Yes. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera comes with an integrated swivel mount that allows for flexibility when mounting on a flat surface. For more information, visit How do I wall-mount my Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?.
  3. Is the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera weather resistant?
    Yes. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is weather resistant and built to withstand the heat, cold, rain, and sun.

Battery and Charging

  1. Is the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera wire-free?
    Yes. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is a 100% wire-free and battery operated. It does not require a direct connection to AC power.
  2. Is the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera battery larger than other Arlo cameras?
    Yes. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera comes with an XL Rechargeable Battery.
  3. Can I use my Arlo Ultra or Pro 3 battery with my Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?
    No. You can’t use the battery that came in the box with your Arlo Ultra or Pro 3 camera. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera requires an XL Battery.
  4. How do I charge the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?
    You can charge the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera indoors or outdoors by utilizing one of the two charging ports on the camera or by separately charging the battery with an Arlo Dual Charging Station. For more information, visit How do I charge my Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?.”

Accessories and compatibility

  1. Can I connect the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera to an Arlo Solar Panel?
    Yes. You can use an Arlo Solar Panel and other Arlo accessories with the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera. To purchase an accessory, visit Arlo Accessories.
  2. Is the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera compatible with my existing Arlo system?
    Yes. You can use your Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera to cross-trigger other devices.
  3. Can I connect the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera to an Arlo SmartHub or base station?
    Yes. You can connect the camera to a VMB5000, VMB4540, VMB4500, or VMB4000 SmartHub or base station. For more information, visit What is the difference between each Arlo SmartHub and base station?.
  4. What is the minimum internet speed I need to use the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera?
    The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera requires an upload speed of at least 2 Mbps per camera. For more information, visit What are the minimum requirements for installing and using my Arlo system?.