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Title: How do you feed the outdoor cord?
Post by: AlwaysTakeTheBike on September 20, 2019, 06:10:34 AM
I have the DCS-8600LH outdoor camera but do not know the best way to feed the power cord to the inside plug. If I plug it into outside socket, socket is open to weather & intruder could just sneak around & unplug w/o being seen.  can you feed the plug through a door or window w/o it being compromised?  How did You do this?

apologies...earlier the post had the wrong camera model#
Title: Re: How do you feed the outdoor cord?
Post by: GreenBay42 on September 20, 2019, 06:11:51 AM
The 8000 is an INDOOR camera.
Title: Re: How do you feed the outdoor cord?
Post by: AlwaysTakeTheBike on September 20, 2019, 06:15:25 AM
apologies, I meant to type the DCS-8600LH
Title: Re: How do you feed the outdoor cord?
Post by: GreenBay42 on September 20, 2019, 06:36:21 AM
apologies, I meant to type the DCS-8600LH

I was hoping that was the case :)

You can either make a hole into the house and plug it in inside or run an extension cord.  I wish they made it easy to disconnect the cable from the camera so you do not have to make such a big hole to fit the cable through. Depending on your environment, make sure to weatherproof any openings.
Title: Re: How do you feed the outdoor cord?
Post by: AlwaysTakeTheBike on September 29, 2019, 01:45:37 PM
Thank You.  I just don't think we can drill holes for these.  I know there are 2 completely wireless models but they're only in the UK (although were shown at the Las Vegas show);  Have you heard if these are coming the US?
Title: Re: How do you feed the outdoor cord?
Post by: GreenBay42 on September 30, 2019, 11:39:36 AM
The D-Link models are not currently going to be sold in the US. Not sure why...