Advanced Active Deterrence Wi-Fi Camera - W281AA Series

Model Numbers: W281AA

Sold From: 2020 - present

Take your security to the next level with the latest Smart Outdoor WiFi Security Camera by Lorex. Easy to set-up and operate using our powerful Lorex Home App, this camera gives you control over your safety like never before. Featuring advanced active deterrence technology and hands-free Smart Home voice capabilities, as well as smart person and vehicle detection, private local video storage, infrared night vision, and 1080p HD resolution with 16× digital zoom capabilities, this WiFi camera is undoubtedly designed for modern-day security needs. This camera also comes with two different mounts for multiple indoor and outdoor mounting options.



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Fusion Collection - Frequently asked questions

The following FAQs answer many questions about the Lorex Fusion.
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Fusion Collection - Set up camera fusion via recorder

This guide is a convenient way of setting up your Wi-Fi camera with your recorder.
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Fusion Collection - Troubleshooting

The following are some of the most common issues and possible solutions about the Lorex Fusion.
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Stand-alone IP Cameras (W281AAC-F) - Activating Deterrence

W281AA - How to activate or deactivate camera siren

Your smart device is equipped with a siren. You can activate the siren manually or automatically when motion is detected.
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W281AA - How to activate or deactivate Warning LED Light

Your smart device is equipped with a Warning LED Light. You can activate the light manually or automatically when motion is detected.
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W281AA - How to set up person and vehicle detection

Your smart device is equipped with person and vehicle detection. Here's how to set up each or both features.
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W281AA Series: Configuring smart motion detection

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Wi-Fi Security Camera - Compatible SD cards and recording times

This is a list of compatible micro SD cards for LNW16FX, W261AQ, W261AS, W281AA, W282CA.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - Getting started

This article will help you set up your camera, download the Lorex Home app onto your device, add your camera, create a password, and connect your camera to your Wi-Fi network.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to add or remove devices

As a registered user, you can add multiple cameras to your Lorex Home account. You also have the option to remove cameras as you wish.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to add or remove users

As the owner of the device, you can grant other people access to your device. You can also revoke their access to the device as you please.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to back up and share video via the Lorex Home app

Follow this guide to manually back up your device or save videos and snapshots through the Lorex Home app or on your computer.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to change password

We recommend using strong passwords for your Lorex Home account and all devices connected to it, and changing them on a regular basis.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to enable or disable notifications

Get instant notifications when your camera detects motion. Here's how to enable or disable notifications.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to format and replace the microSD card

Your device uses a micro SD card to store data locally. Here's how to format and replace the micro SD card on your device.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to live view

You can live view up to nine cameras at the same time. If you've added multiple cameras to the app, you can live view up to nine cameras.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to play back

Using the Lorex Home app, you can look back at your recordings at the precise day, hour, and minute. Here's how to do it.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to reset your camera when you change modem or router

When you change your modem or router, you must also reset your camera and connect it to your new Wi-Fi network. Here's how to do it.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to reset your device

Resetting your device to factory default is quick and easy. Here's how to do it.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to set up person detection

Your smart device can detect a person and send you a notification when a person is detected. Here's how to set up person detection.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to troubleshoot offline status

In some cases, your camera may appear offline on the app, but still displaying a solid green LED on the camera. Here's how to troubleshoot.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to troubleshoot the camera

Check this guide if you're having issues about your camera, including person and vehicle detection, among others.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to turn off camera LED light

The camera LED is an activity or status light located next to the lens. You can turn on and off the light on the Lorex Home app.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - How to use two-way talk

Your device is equipped with a two-way talk feature. The two-way talk allows you to communicate with someone near your camera.
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Wi-Fi Security Camera - Installation tips

This support article will show you how to properly install your camera. Verify your camera model and use the appropriate installation method for your camera.
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