Will the Solar Spotlight Cam survive Arizona temperatures? I want to purchase one for driveway security. I would mount it to the fascia above the garage door. My garage faces south and is in constant sunshine. In the summer, AZ air temps will hit 115*+. I have measured surface temps on my garage door at 150*+.
Good question @1mrdad! Our Cams do have an operating temperature range which can be found in the “tech specs” of each product at Ring.com. For the Spotlight Cams, this temperature range is -5°F to 120°F (-20.5°C to 48.5°C) for the Battery option, and -22°F to 120°F (-30°C to 48.5°C) for the Wired options. I hope this helps!
So, will the camera just not work when it is too hot, or will the heat damage the camera. I don’t want to invest $200, if the heat is going to permanently damage the camera.
I have the same question. I live in Texas and just in the time it took to install the camera, I could feel it was getting hot. Our temps don’t typically reach 115, but I don’t know if that’s only counting weather or surface level temps.
Hey neighbors! Wanted to chime in here. I have a friend that lives in Arizona and has lived through a couple summer times that get that hot, but have not had a problem with their outdoor Ring devices overheating in these hot temperatures. Of course, this can be variable with how often the device is in this direct sunlight and getting this heat, so we recommend ensuring your device is functioning properly over time to ensure there is not damage to the device. If you have any concerns with your device and how it operating and have a feeling it may be due to the heat outside, you can call our support team for a proper follow up on this.
I have the same issue with direct sunlight in the summer time, surface temps are between 105 and 140 all summer. My Video doorbell has broken down twice and I think it’s heat. I want to buy more RIng products, but the temperature specs listed are not good enough. I no longer trust they will last. Sadly, I will need to find another solution which will cost more money.
Our spotlight cam usually stops working if the temperature stays around -10 celsius for more than a couple hours, it is suppose to be able to sustain colder wheater, i just called ring support again and i was tod to wait untill the winter is over…Today is -2 celsius and one of the 2 batteries is no longer charging when outside…The cam is connected to a solar panel.
This is very disapointing!