Solar Panel for Spotlight Cam (1st Gen) Information
Learn about the technical specs and installation for your Solar Panel.
Solar Panel for Spotlight Cam (1st Gen) is a small device that can be mounted outdoors and connected to your Spotlight Cam or Stick Up Cam Battery with a cable. With just a few hours of direct sunlight per day, it will keep your Spotlight Cam or Stick Up Cam Battery fully charged.
Learn more about and purchase a Solar Panel (USB-C) for Spotlight Cam Plus and Spotlight Cam Pro.
What comes in the box?
- Spotlight Cam Solar Panel
- Mounting Bracket
- Drill bit
- Installation screw and anchors
What are the dimensions of Solar Panel?
7.75in x 5.50in x 0.50in (19.68 cm. x 13.97 cm. x 1.27 cm)
What are the technical specs of Solar Panel?
- Power: 2.2W, 5.2VDC
- Weather resistant
- Adjustable mounting bracket
- Barrel adapter cable
Can I use the Solar Panel/Super Solar Panel with my Ring Doorbell?
Solar Panel/Super Solar Panel with barrel plug connector is specifically configured to work with Stick Up Cam and Spotlight Cam. Ring sells solar panels with a fork connector cable or micro-USB cable to help charge your Video Doorbell.
Can I use the Solar Panel/Super Solar Panel inside?
No, the Solar Panel/Super Solar Panel is made to be used outdoors. Indoor light sources will not provide enough energy to charge your Video Doorbell.
Is the Solar Panel/Super Solar Panel weather resistant?
Yes. The cable connects to the camera with a weatherproof barrel connector.
I live in an area that gets mostly cloudy, rainy days. Will the Solar Panel/Super Solar Panel work for me?
If your installation area is frequently very cloudy, this could limit the amount of sunlight that your solar charger or solar panel receives. The solar charger or solar panel does require direct sunlight, so filtered or indirect sunlight through the clouds would not provide a charge to your doorbell.
Where can I mount the Solar Panel?
The Solar Panel can be mounted anywhere on a wall or a roof, but should be placed in an area that gets at least a few hours of sun each day. When mounting the Solar Panel, be sure to look out for overhanging branches or the shadows of nearby branches that may block the Sun.
How do I mount the Solar Panel?
You can mount the Solar Panel directly into wood using the provided screws and screwdriver. If you are mounting to brick, concrete, or stucco, do the following:
- Mark the holes where you wish to mount the Solar Panel.
- Drill a hole for the anchors using the provided drill bit.
- Insert the anchors.
- Use the screws to secure the mount.
How do I aim the Solar Panel?
The adjustable mounting arm allows you to aim the Solar Panel in the best possible direction to catch the sun.
Does the Solar Panel have a warranty?
What is Ring's refund policy?
You have 30 days from the date you received your device(s) to request a full refund. You are responsible for covering the cost of return shipping.