Netgear Introduces Arlo Pro Wire-Free HD Security Camera Systems

/ 3 years ago


Netgear introduced Arlo Pro Wire-Free HD Security Camera Systems (VMS4X30) which easily are the world’s most advanced and versatile smart home security cameras. The Arlo Pro feature quick-charge rechargeable batteries and two-way audio and this latest addition to the Arlo family is the first and only weather-proof, wire-free security camera complete with an ultra-wide 130-degree field of view. That’s cool.

The Arlo Pro takes up minimal space and doesn’t require any power outlet to be near or PoE wires to be laid out thanks to the compact, stylish, and wire-free design. This allows you to place them basically anywhere, including outside. Since the Arlo Pro is weather-proof, you can place cameras in your baby’s room, bedroom, living room, and kitchen as well as your front porch, backyard, or garage.


Arlo Pro can truly offer a home monitoring ability that we haven’t seen prior to this. With crystal-clear HD video, long-lasting rechargeable batteries, and two-way audio, this first and only weatherproof wire-free camera also features a wide 130-degree field of view

The new two-way talk allows you to hear everything that is going on in and around your home, but it also allows you to talk or shout at kids, pets, guests, and intruders – if you want to. The Arlo Pro feature instant motion alerts and with Arlo’s new smart siren it is easier to put a stop to a crime before it happens. Arlo Pro also includes advancements across all areas of wire-free camera technology including video quality, night vision, and activity detection. The new software features will also enhance the mobile app experience significantly.


“Arlo Pro is the result of our singular focus to deliver the most innovative, intelligent and easy-to-use smart security products that uniquely address home and small business security needs,” said Pat Collins, senior vice president of Arlo products at NETGEAR. “100% wire-free cameras provide customers with an incredibly easy and powerful way to monitor their entire property. Now with the addition of rechargeable batteries, two-way audio, an enhanced HD video experience, advanced night vision, improved motion detection, as well as our new smart siren, Arlo Pro delivers the best stress-free toolset for protecting your loved ones and valuables.”

The 2440mA lithium ion batteries can be quickly charged directly at the camera or they can be ejected and charged through the optional dual-bay Arlo Pro Charging Station.

vmc4030_backEnough about features, let’s talk numbers and specifications. The Arlo Pro has a video resolution up to 1280×720 which makes it a normal HD resolution and the full-color CMOS sensor will record in H.264 format. Since it has a two-way communication feature, it naturally has both a speaker and a microphone. The motion detection features adjustable sensitivity and automatic email and push notification alerts. It has 850nm IR LEDs for up to 25 feet night vision. The focus is fixed from 2 feet to infinity.


The base station features ethernet connection and LED indicators for power, internet, and camera. It has internal antennas for the wifi camera connects have a 300 feet line of sight range and operate on the 2.4GHz 802.11n band. You can store recordings on local USB storage and it comes with included free 7-day cloud storage too.

The Arlo Pro starts at $249.99 that includes one camera and the base station and it goes up to $649.99 for a base station with four cameras. There are also 2-packs for $419.99 and 3-packs for $579.99. Additional cameras each cost $189.99, a set of 3 black skins for your cameras costs $24.99, and an extra battery pack with charger will set you back $49.99.

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