HughesNet Security Cameras

HughesNet® Security Cameras

Learn which cameras work best with HughesNet and how to get the most out of your data.

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Does HughesNet Work With Security Cameras?

Yes! Your HughesNet Gen5 system can support both indoor and outdoor security cameras. Have peace-of-mind no matter where you live with a full security system.

Recommended Security Cameras 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.

  • Arlo Pro Cameras
  • Blink XT2 Security Cameras
  • Ring Cam Wired
  • Nest Security Cameras

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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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