The very first DIY Solar Power solution for eufyCam that works for other sercurity cameras too! Wire free security camera systems and battery powered security cameras are a great idea for ease of installation. But having to unmount them regularly throughout the year to recharge the battery is a hassle and can be dangerous when Winter hits. So a solar power energy source / solar charger would be the perfect solution.
*** Please see important info on Winter use in the sections below.
Checkout our review of the EufyCam security system if you want to find out more!
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Watch our DIY video to learn how you can install a Solar panel for EufyCam!
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Important Winter Note: After using this solution for some time now we received a message from the app stating: “Unable to charge. The camera battery is unable to be charged when ambient temperature is higher than 45 °C (113 °F) or lower than 0 °C (32 °F)”.
It appears if the temperature of the batteries falls below 0 °C then it cannot be charged by the solar panel. We’re looking for a solution for this and hope to release an update video in the future. Stay tuned!
Find out more in our 1st Winter update video!
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NOTE: If you choose to go with a different solar panel than ones recommended here, do not use one that is lower than 5W.
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