Always Home Cam Information

The Always Home Cam is an autonomous indoor security camera that flies to pre-selected locations so you can easily check on your home. Designed with privacy in mind, the motors even hum while in flight. 

This article will answer commonly asked questions concerning the Always Home Camera. 

What is a Ring Always Home Cam?
Ring Always Home Cam is a compact, lightweight autonomous indoor camera that will automatically fly to predetermined areas of a home and allow you to check on your home while you’re away.  Ring Always Home Cam easily integrates with Ring Alarm and, when triggered, will automatically fly its set path to the triggered sensor to see what’s happening.

Is this a drone?
Ring Always Home Cam is an indoor-only, autonomously flying camera.

How do I use a Ring Always Home Cam?
The Ring Always Home Cam is a device that can provide multiple viewpoints throughout the home. Instead of adding multiple cameras or physically moving them around the home with changing needs, Ring Always Home Cam gives you flexibility, but also an added layer of security, protection and home monitoring. This includes monitoring pet bowls, stoves and even locks on doors.

Is the Always Home Cam regulated by the FAA?
No. The Ring Always Home Cam is an indoor-only device.

Can the Ring Always Home Cam be used outdoors?
No. The Ring Always Home Cam is meant for indoor use only and is not weather resistant. 

Does Ring Always Home Cam work with Live View?
Yes. 

Do I need a Ring Protect Plan to use a Ring Always Home Cam?
No. Like all Ring Video Doorbells and Cams, you will be able to live stream video at no cost. You can subscribe to the Ring Protect Plan to save and store video recordings for up to 60 days.

Click here to learn more about Ring Protect Plans.

How does Ring Always Home Cam navigate around the home?
To set up Ring Always Home Cam, simply hold the device in your hand and walk it to your desired preset location(s) and then place it back in its charging base. Ring Always Home Cam will only fly the path that you walked it on and will never fly to locations that it has not been programmed to fly to.

Does Ring Always Home Cam work with other Ring devices?
Yes. Ring Always Home Cam can integrate with Ring Alarm. If the Alarm is triggered in Away Mode, Ring Always Home Cam will take off and fly its set path to the triggered sensor to see what’s happening.

How long does the battery last on Ring Always Home Cam?
Designed for critical situations and with privacy in mind, battery time is limited to approximately five minutes.

What happens if Ring Always Home Cam runs out of battery while flying?
Ring Always Home Cam will automatically return to the charging base if the battery level is below 10%, ensuring that your device will not fall to the ground when the battery is depleted.

Does Ring Always Home Cam have two-way talk?
No. Ring Always Home Cam does not have a built-in microphone and does not record audio.

Is Ring Always Home Cam waterproof?
No. 

Do I need a permit for this flying camera?
No. 

Why is the device so loud?
The Ring Always Home Cam was designed with privacy top of mind. We purposefully created Ring Always Home Cam to be loud so that anyone nearby knows that the camera is in flight and recording. 

How long does Ring Always Home Cam take to charge?
Less than 2 hours.

Note: This device has not been authorized by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not, and may not be offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.

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