How To Use The Deterrents For Your Camera (IP8M-TD2685EW-AI)

This model includes onboard deterrents that can be used with the features such as motion detection, IVS, smart motion detection. The onboard deterrents include a spotlight (white light LED), as well as an audible 110db siren which can be set to activate once an event is detected by the camera. The white light LED can be found on the front of the camera next to the IR LED, the speaker for the siren is located on the bottom of the camera above the reset and microSD card slot. For more information on how to set these deterrents please refer to the information provided below. 

Note: These options can only be set in the camera's web user interface (web UI) using a web browser, they cannot be enabled or disabled in the Amcrest View Pro app. 

Step 1: Open a web browser, access the web UI and sign into your camera. For more information on how to access the web UI, click here. 

Step 2: Open a feature in the Event tab (video detection, IVS, etc) and enable the feature. In this example or are using video detection. 

Step 3: Select the Siren option to allow the siren to activate once an event is detected. To activate the spotlight, click the White Light option. 


The spotlight has various modes in which the white light can be set. The white light can be set to solid (Normally on) or flash (Flickering). The Flickering Frequency downdown menu allows the white light to flash in a fast, medium, or low frequency. Additionally, the audio file of the siren can be customized as well, for more information on how to change the audio file of the siren, click here.

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