Doorbell Camera - Master Guide

Functionality

The Slimline Doorbell Camera is a 720p camera and comes equipped with a built-in motion sensor, two-way audio, infrared night vision and the ability to record and use on-demand video. 

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Specifications

Manufacturer/Model Number: Alarm.com Slim Line Doorbell Camera/ADC-VDB105 or ADC-VDB106

Dimensions: 1.1" x 1.4" x 4.8"

Resolution: 720p

Field of View: 180°

Night Vision Range: ~8'

Video Motion Detection: Detects up to 8'

Operating Temperature Range: -40°F to 150°F

Power Source: 12-36V AC (Hardwired into existing Doorbell wiring)

Basic Setup Parameters

  • Power off the front portion of the house (not necessary, but recommended to avoid an electric shock)
  • Remove old doorbell (usually mounted with a screw on the top & bottom) and ensure to keep wires exposed.
  • Dry mount the mounting plate to line up holes. Drill if necessary with the provided masonry drill bit, then screw the mounting plate into place.
  • Ensure the mounting plate is secure and will not move
  • Connect both existing wires to the screws on the mounting plate. Ensure they are tightly secure under the screws. Polarity is not important.
  • Ensure the wires are not crossing over, and are parallel. Feed the wires in the back until the wires are straight. 
  •  Mount the doorbell onto the mounting bracket, and screw in the set screw on the bottom. Ensure a tight fit, and the camera should power on.
  • Allow ~10+ minutes for the camera to charge and boot up. It will flash Red/Green when ready for install. 
  • Proceed with installation via the App
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