HughesNet® Doorbell Cameras
Learn which doorbell cameras work best with HughesNet and how to get the most out of your data.
Does HughesNet Work With Doorbell Cameras?
Yes! Your HughesNet system can support doorbell cameras. Have peace-of-mind no matter where you are by having an extra set of eyes and ears at your homes entrance. Doorbell cameras help deter crime, let you feel safe when you’re not home, and give you the convenience of talking to anyone at your front door.
Recommended Doorbell For HughesNet
Security cameras that work best with HughesNet service and your data plan are those that are cloud-based and not IP addressable (each camera needs a unique IP address). Below you’ll find a sample list of some of the most popular cameras that are recommended for HughesNet.
- Google Nest Hello Doorbell
- Ring Video Doorbell
How to use your security cameras without using up your data
A wireless security system should provide you with peace-of-mind and not worry about exceeding your monthly data usage. Below you’ll find four ways to maximize the benefits of your home Wi-Fi security system and data.
- Use a lower camera resolution – most security cameras offer a high-definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) view. Select the SD view to reduce bandwidth, storage requirements, and data usage.
- Reduce the systems frame per seconds (FPS) – you really only need a small number of frames per second to capture good images. If your system offers it, reduce your FPS.
- Set uploading and recording intervals – recording and uploading in real-time 24/7 will use a large amount of data. Consider having your devices sync once per day during your bonus zone hours (2am – 8am), and set your cameras up only to record when there is motion/sound.
- Limit the number of cameras – be selective and strategic on where and how many cameras you use. Too many cameras will bog down any wireless router and network.
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