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AJLD-1W Series - Outdoor Junction Box: Frequently Asked Questions

The following FAQ article answers common questions about the AJLD-1W Series - Outdoor Junction Box. Where applicable, the FAQ includes links to articles where you may find more information.

How do I install my E851AD camera with this product?

The E851AD camera equips a cable that exits from the bottom edge of the device, while other models equip cables that exit from the middle of the bottom side. Because of this, extra care must be taken to attach the outdoor junction box to the E851AD camera. Please follow the following steps for proper installation of your camera and outdoor junction box.

  1. Install the bottom half of junction box to your desired location.
  2. Remove the dome camera cover from the E851AD camera using the provided Allen key from the camera package.

Note: Do not remove the dome cover in humid or dusty environments and always wash your hands before handling your camera.

  1. Carefully bend the E851AD camera cable to fit into the upper portion of the outdoor junction box. The outdoor junction box has been indented to allow for compatibilty with the E851AD camera. Feed the camera cable through the hole in the middle of the indentation.
  2. Use the provided screws and Allen key from the junction box package, to attach the base of the E851AD camera to the outdoor junction box.
  3. Use the provided Allen key and screws from the camera package, to re-attach the dome camera cover to the E851AD camera base.
  4. Bring the top half of the outdoor junction box to the bottom half, and close it using the provided screws and Allen key from the junction box package.

Enjoy using your new E851AD camera, with your new outdoor junction box.

Where can I install the outdoor junction box?

The outdoor junction box can be installed at any location that can support the entire weight of the outdoor junction box and the attached camera (up to 7.8 lbs / 3.54 kg). However the following criteria are recommended for best performance:

  • Place your camera in a wide, open space, and avoid placing it near any obstructions.
  • Place your camera at the central point of the area you wish to monitor.
  • Point your camera where there is the least amount of obstructions (i.e. tree branches).
  • Install your camera in a location that is difficult for thieves and vandals to reach.
  • Secure cabling so that it is not exposed or easily cut.

Other recommendations:

  • Place the camera close to your Wi-Fi router as possible.
  • Reduce the number of obstructive materials between the camera and the router or access point.

What are the benefits of the outdoor junction box?

The outdoor junction box adds protection, and aids in wire organization for your device.

How much weight can the outdoor junction box hold?

The outdoor junction box can carry up to 1.19 llbs / 0.54 kg, which includes the weight of any of the compatible devices.

What are the dimensions of the outdoor junction box?

The dimensions of the outdoor junction box are (W × D × H) 5.27 × 5.25 × 2.05” / 134 × 133.5 × 52 mm.

Which cameras are compatible with this product?

Please see the Compatibility Chart to find compatible cameras.

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