How to Power source Wyze Cameras outside the house (newbee alert)

Yes I utilize a 12 volt feed to all my cameras that have a 12v to 5v Micro USB adapter.

I have made posts about this too, link–> Battery Backed-Up 14 V3 cams and Internet Communications

I have 2 cameras on my driveway that are on solar, I have a 100Ah battery on that with 2 100 Watt panels, works great 9 months of the year with excess power available. Then in Winter from late November to late February some days I run out of power and solar controller shuts down until the battery is charged enough. I live in a forest with trees 80-120 feet tall and in the winter I get very little direct sunlight maybe 3-4 hours at the most if not cloudy.

For calculating your current consumption a V3 will draw 0.5 Amps (500 ma) while viewing video with I.R. LEDS and siren on, turn on spotlight and it goes up 100 ma to 0.6 Amps. So worse case draw on a V3 is 0.6 Amps per hour.

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