I have my Floodlight cams wired for direct power. Some times i’m working in the yard and just need the lights to stay on. Is there something in the setting that will allow the lights to stay on continuously until i shut them off? Or do I have to set up a rule and keep changing the hour’s? Often times i’m just running out to get stuff from the car and the lights go out when motion isn’t detected. Any help is greatly appreciated
In the cams settings > accessories > floodlight, set it to on instead of auto
I got it! Not exactly as you described maybe we have different versions but once you said change auto to on it clicked.
Thank you, I really appreciate it!
That’s for controlling the night vision mode for the camera
Currently the only way you can turn on the floodlights and keep them on for however long you want is
Open up your floodlight camera live view and click on the top right gear icon
Once you’re at the settings screen scroll down and click on accessories
Then click on floodlight at the top
And now you’re on the floodlight settings , you would click ON at the top where it says floodlight control
Once you don’t need the floodlights on anymore you can go back following the steps I provided and click on AUTO
Got it now ! Thanks for the clarification!
No problem . 1 more thing I have to add about the floodlight icon that is on the live view of the floodlight camera
You can click on the floodlight icon and it’ll turn on the floodlight but only stay on for 2 minutes , or less . The only way you can keep the floodlights to stay completely ON would be to go to the floodlight control and turn them on .
I too dislike having to make 4 clicks just to turn on the floodlights but that’s how it is .
If you have your floodlight control set to Auto and the floodlight set to turn on by pir sensor detection , then if you walk out in front of it and it gets triggered on as long as you’re in range of the sensor and it detects motion the floodlight will stay on as long as you’re walking in range of the pir sensor and it’s consistently detecting you .
I have my floodlight set to turn on only by pir sensor detection and the timer for the floodlight is set at 15 minutes , but plenty of times I’ve been working on my car at night and in front of the floodlight and it stayed on well past the 15 minute timer . And after I got done working on my car and walked back inside after a few minutes of the pir sensor not detecting anything the floodlights turned off .
Just an FYI so you don’t have to do all of those clicks just to turn the floodlight on and off every time .