Pan Cam weatherproof outdoor mount

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I have been using Wyze Pan for the last 2 years in Maryland along the Chesapeake bay. Winter and summer, thunderstorms and snow storms. I bought a large square jar mounted a piece of wood on the inside of the lid and attached the wise pan to the wood. Drilled a hole large enough to pass cord through and put small amount of caulk around the whole. I mounted the jar with lid down. Works great. Two minor problems distortion when cam looks at the corners but I positioned corners at directions that I don’t care if I don’t see them. Also it does not work at night the infer-red lights bounce off the inside surface of the jar and fill the jar with light so all you see is jar.

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You can get around the night time IR lights by turning them off in the app and installing a cheap IR emitter. I don’t have my outdoor cameras in a jar since they’ve been fine with just a camera dome over top of them, but I do use a $14 external IR emitter from Amazon because it lights up the area much more than the built in ones. It has a photocell and turns on automatically when it’s dark enough.

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I have 3 cams (v2) that I use, but not in a glass jar. I have them in a housing found on Amazon that apparently keeps them nice & dry. I have been thinking about getting an IR floodlamp bulb that only turns on after dark to keep the whole area illuminated. Which IR emitter did you get on Amazon?

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Emperor3, I use this one that runs off a 12v power supply. It comes on at dusk to dawn. This particular one didn’t come with a power supply, but I had a bunch of them lying around.

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Would be curious to see what that looks like if you have any pics. I’ve been using an old plastic blueberry container I cut up, so it provides some protection and also has some holes for air flow. works good but not ideal