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5SM1S8-WEN0
SKU:
6322648
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  • QuestionWill it be set off by trees, birds, cats or dogs?

    Asked by Diane.

    • Answer Big dogs cars or people mostly

      Answered by PattyR

  • QuestionIs there a monthly charge for this camera

    Asked by Jscott.

    • Answer This is not a camera. No monthly charge.

      Answered by KingKreole

  • QuestionI need a motion detector that when my 84 yr old Mom gets out of bed It will alert me

    Asked by CathyB.

    • Answer I know its been a month but I would still like to add my two cents.. personally with something like that i would get https://www.amazon.com/Driveway-Operating-Melodies-Security-Weatherproof/dp/B07YFT27K9/ref=sr_1_3?crid=2H7Q5GOUPA8RN&dchild=1&keywords=driveway+alarm&qid=1612117697&sprefix=driveway+%2Caps%2C232&sr=8-3 It's a drive way motion sensor that doesn't need a bridge or the ring network. unless of course you already have ring.. then its perfect

      Answered by Craig

  • QuestionDoes the app alert you that the batteries need to be changed?

    Asked by Amber.

    • Answer It hasn’t yet so I can’t really answer your question. I installed it about two months ago and it has not needed any batteries yet. Still reads full charge.

      Answered by KingKreole

  • QuestionHow far can the sensor be from the bridge or WiFi. My driveway is long.

    Asked by Dressymess.

    • Answer Hello Dressymess, Great question! The useful range between your Bridge and other Ring Smart Lighting products depends on the number of obstructions between them, and the materials they’re made of. The RF signal has a greater range than wifi, but you may have to experiment with your devices to find an optimal position. Here is a helpful article for your review before purchasing and installing: https://support.ring.com/hc/en-us/articles/360025181851-Ring-Smart-Lighting-Bridge-Information#How_far_away_can_a_Smart_Lights_product_be_before_it_is_too_far_away_to_work_with_the_Bridge. For any additional installation questions or set up concerns, please feel free to reach out on our community forum at https://community.ring.com/. Thank you, Alexis with Ring

      Answered by Ring

  • QuestionWill this work if I put it in a vehicle? All I want it to do is give me a notification if there’s someone near my vehicle or a break-in.

    Asked by Victoria.

    • Answer Hello Victoria, Great question! We recommend using the Ring Motion Sensor near the Ring Bridge so that it can work as intended. While you may be able to use it on your vehicle, we do not recommend it. If you have any further questions, please reach out to us directly at 18006561918. We look forward to hearing from you. -Jamila at Ring.

      Answered by Ring

  • QuestionWill the camera work at night?

    Asked by SheRox.

    • Answer Hello SheRox, Yes, all Ring security cameras use IR (infrared) lighting for night vision. Certain models of Ring devices have a night vision feature that allows you to see through the camera in low light conditions. By using infrared light, the camera can create a black and white image that is then beamed to the Live View in your app. By turning the color night vision feature on, the camera will use whatever ambient light is available to try and create a "false color" image in your Live View. This lets you get a better sense of what's happening in the image by creating a false sense of color depth. Here is a helpful article regarding this feature: https://support.ring.com/hc/en-us/articles/360038559351-Understanding-Color-Night-Vision-and-Troubleshooting-Night-Vision. For any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out on our community forum at https://community.ring.com/. Thanks, Alexis with Ring

      Answered by Ring

  • QuestionIs this an outdoor sensor? Will it sound the alarm if it detects motion and the alarm is set to home or away or does it just notify you?

    Asked by dcslim.

    • Answer Hello DCSLIM, That is a great question. Yes the Ring Smart Lighting Motion Sensor is an outside motion sensor. Also only Ring Alarm sensors will activate the alarm. Ring doorbells, camera and smart light devices will notify you via the Ring App. When your Ring Alarm siren is triggered during an emergency, it's important to understand the sequence of events that happen. This help article can explain in more details: https://support.ring.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000019526-Getting-Started-Understanding-the-Emergency-Process Thank you, Antonio from Ring

      Answered by Ring

  • QuestionCan this device be used on a bike?

    Asked by Barnyard.

    • Answer Hello Barnyard, I would love to ensure I am answering this question for you properly, and kindly ask that you reach out to us directly for clarification on the exact use you're seeking. The Ring Motion Sensor is part of a line of Smart Lights which connects to your Ring lights, doorbells and cameras via the Ring Bridge to activate connected devices whenever motion is detected. Let's get connected today, so we can see if this device is what you're looking for. Please reach out to us at the method which most conveniences you: https://support.ring.com/hc/en-us/articles/213608406-Contact-Us Thanks, Caitlin with Ring

      Answered by Ring

  • QuestionCan I use this as a dash cam for parking my car

    Asked by RokiNarai.

    • Answer Hi RokiNarai, The Ring Motion Sensor is a motion detector and does not contain a camera. The battery-powered Ring Motion Sensor extends the range of your Ring of Security. It connects to your Ring lights, doorbells and cameras via the Ring Bridge (sold separately) to activate connected devices whenever motion is detected by the Ring Motion Sensor. If you have any additional questions, please reach out to us today at amazon.advocates@ring.com. Thank you, Danielle from Ring amazon.advocates@ring.com

      Answered by Ring

  • Questiondoes the camera need wifi to work, or can it record and be downloaded later

    Asked by Anonymous.

    • Answer Hello Yes.Ring doorbells and cameras require a wifi connection in order to work. Our optional Ring Protect Plans allow you to access, download and share past Ring videos. Without this service, you will still receive real-time ring and motion alerts on your smartphone as well as have access to the live view feature. Additional information about the optional Ring Protect Plan can be found on the Ring website here: https://support.ring.com/hc/en-us/articles/115001671383-General-Information-on-Ring-Protect-Subscription-Plans All the best, Antonio from Ring

      Answered by Ring

  • QuestionWill this sensor go off when somebody walks in front of it in your home

    Asked by Nate.

  • QuestionHow far from home will this device reach? Our mailbox is a long distance from our home. We have WiFi but it doesn’t reach our mailbox

    Asked by Curious.

    • Answer Ring has a device especially made for mailboxes. Check Ring's site if Bestbuy.com doesn't have it.

      Answered by Browny

  • Questioncan this work if we only have the Ring Doorbell?

    Asked by shenryy3.

    • Answer this is independent of the ring doorbell. You will need a 'ring bridge' though which is another product that connects these sensors to your wifi

      Answered by dbb426

  • QuestionHow many lumens in the motion sensor light?

    Asked by AtlGeorgia.

  • QuestionCan the motion sensor set off a chime pro?

    Asked by Kevin.

  • QuestionThis camera works inside a vehicle while is parking?

    Asked by Maria.

    • Answer this is not a camera it is a motion sensor

      Answered by dbb426

  • QuestionCan these be used outside? In the weather you?

    Asked by PattyR.

    • Answer Yes

      Answered by Kevin

  • QuestionCan I use these sensors with Alexa app without using ring?

    Asked by Alexa.

    • Answer Hello Alexa, Great question! You will need to download the Ring App first to setup the sensors. If you have any further questions, please visit our community forum at https://community.ring.com/, for some additional tips and support. We look forward to hearing from you. -All the Best, Jamila at Ring

      Answered by Ring

  • QuestionIs there any monthly charge for the motion detector? Or is free to operate . I have 2 ring cameras already .

    Asked by Sean.

    • Answer It's free, no monthly fee but you have to have a Ring Bridge to operate it.

      Answered by texashomes