The Blink XT2 Smart Security Camera lets you talk to visitors through the smartphone or tablet app and lets them talk right back to you. And with customizable motion detection, you can decide where, in the camera’s field of view motion is important, meaning that distracting movements by pets, kids, or plants won’t alarm you. It contains all the Blink camera instructions and helps you get started.
How do I troubleshoot my blink camera? What you might not know and is important is if you purchase the XT2 that you understand how it works and how to best use it. You want to mount the XT2 properly so it works in the way intended. This Amazon Blink is intended for outdoor use.
User manual for the Blink XT2
If you are looking for the manual for the Blink XT, which is the previous version of the XT2, follow that link.
Amazon offers free storage for all of your clips on the cloud so you don’t have to fuss with MicroUSB cards or downloads.
Blink XT2 FAQ
What is the Blink XT2?
The Blink XT2 is the next generation of the XT and offers new and improved features such as two-way audio, customizable motion detection, double the battery usage, and live view recording, all for an even lower price!
Does the Blink camera require WiFi?
Yes. Since they are wireless, WiFi is a requirement for operation.
Will my XT covers fit the XT2?
No, the XT covers do not have a hole in the bottom for the speaker that is on the XT2. New covers are being produced specifically for the XT2, however, at this time we do not have any other details on the release. Stay tuned to Blink for Home for more details.
I just purchased a Blink XT system will the Blink XT2 camera work with this?
Yes the XT2 will work with your existing Blink System as it uses the same sync module. You can have up to 10 Blink devices per sync module as long as they are all within the 100ft operating range of the sync module in any direction. The cameras on the sync module can be in any combination.
Why can’t I purchase the Blink XT anymore?
The Blink XT2 is the next generation of the XT and offers new and improved features such as two-way audio, customizable motion detection, double the battery usage, and live view recording, all for an even lower price! We believe this is the best option for our customers and have shifted our production to XT2.
Do I need a new/additional Sync module?
No. If you have an existing Blink system, simply use the add device function in the Blink App to add XT2. If you are new to Blink, you need to pre-order one of the system configurations.
Why is one of my blink cameras not working?
If one of your Blink cameras isn’t responding, you may see error messages like “Camera Busy” or “Thumbnail Failed”. These messages can happen if your Sync Module isn’t able to communicate with that camera.
Blink XT2 Specs
|Setup||iOS running v10.3 or higher, Android device running v5.0 or higher, or Fire OS device running v5.0 or higher|
|High-Speed Internet||DSL, Cable, Fiber with a minimum 2 Mbit/sec Upload speed|
(Satellite connections are not supported)
|Devices||iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android device and/or Fire OS mobile device|
|WiFi Security||WEP, WPA, WPA2|
|Video||H.264 encoding, configurable up to 1080p|
|Imaging||Full color, auto white balance, auto exposure|
|Motion Detection||PIR based hardware detection with adjustable sensitivity detection up to 20 feet from the camera|
|Battery Type||2 AA 1.5v Lithium batteries (included and required)|
|Battery Low Indication||Yes (In-app)|
|Battery Life||2 years with standard use|
|Night Vision||850 nm Infrared|
|Audio||Built-in Microphone and speaker|
|Field of View||110 degrees|
|Focus Range||Fixed Focus (3′ to infinity)|
|Operating Temperature||-4Â° to 113Â° F (-20Â° to 45Â° C)|
|Dimensions||71 x 71 x 34 mm|
|Weight||4 oz (including 2 AA Lithium batteries)|
|Power||110/220V input, 5V@1A output via USB Micro connector|
|LED||Green LED signifies power; Blue LED signifies a connection to WIFI|
|Port||USB port for future updates|
|32Â° to 95Â° F (0Â° to 35Â° C), designed for indoor use|
|Dimensions||62 x 59 x 18 mm|
|Battery Type||1 AA 1.5V Lithium battery (included and required)|
|Operating Temperature||32Â° to 95Â° F (0Â° to 35Â° C), designed for indoor use|
|Dimensions||71 x 71 x 30 mm|
|Battery Life||Active time: (the time when always ringing) 6 hours Standby time: (time if never activated) 5 years|
Access your Blink camera via WiFi anytime!