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Not that I am counting but delivery on #924 is 4 weeks from today! 

I am very new to home automation and security equipment technology but I thought I would see if anyone in the forum has some suggestions and advice...

I am interested in using two security cameras. One mounted next to the door to monitor the outside and a second mounted on the front of the trailer to monitor my tow vehicle in the evening.  I am considering something like the eufy camera system.

https://www.amazon.com/eufy-Security-Compatibility-Resolution-Weatherproof-dp-B08922VDK3/dp/B08922VDK3/ref=dp_ob_title_ce

I don't know if this is possible because:

1. The base station requires 110 ac.  This is not a problem when we are connected to shore power.  I guess I could use the inverter to provide 110 when we are dry camping.

2. Mounting the cameras to the trailer might be a challenge.  I do not want to drill into the hull to mount the cameras.  I would assume that maybe command strips or something like that might do the trick to mount the magnetic base to the hull.  Other thoughts?

3. As I look at the various wireless systems, they all seem to use wifi to connect to a base station that would live inside the trailer.  How do I create a "wifi" in the Oliver that would provide a wifi connection for these cameras?  Do I need to use my cell phone as a hotspot?

I am sure there are many others smarter than I that have considered solutions to home security on the road.

Any thoughts?

Carl

2021 Legacy Elite I | "Lil' Tow" | Hull #924

Tow Vehicle: 2020 Jeep Gladiator

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45 minutes ago, Carl Hansen said:

3. As I look at the various wireless systems, they all seem to use wifi to connect to a base station that would live inside the trailer.  How do I create a "wifi" in the Oliver that would provide a wifi connection for these cameras?  Do I need to use my cell phone as a hotspot?

I am sure there are many others smarter than I that have considered solutions to home security on the road.

Any thoughts?

Carl

You need the Cradlepoint system installed by Oliver. It will also provide a hot spot for all your tablets and phones.

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I installed this security camera several months ago and posted it on the forum. The camera is working very well there are no wires at all the camera recharges by built in solar or USB port.  Clear picture and great night time visual.   I posted it under entry door security camera.  This system is used as a back up camera I’m not sure if the monitor will pick it up from the TV we use the monitor in side the Ollie  I purchased the system at Walmart for around $100.00

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3 hours ago, Carl Hansen said:

I am having the cell and Wi-Fi booster installed.  Is that the same as the cradlepoint system?

The Cradlepoint is a new option so you should ask your salesperson.

Mossey

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“The Cradlepoint is a new option so you should ask your salesperson.”

I checked with my sales person and he responded that this option was not available for my production spot. 

Carl

2021 Legacy Elite I | "Lil' Tow" | Hull #924

Tow Vehicle: 2020 Jeep Gladiator

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14 hours ago, Landrover said:

I installed this security camera several months ago and posted it on the forum. The camera is working very well there are no wires at all the camera recharges by built in solar or USB port.  Clear picture and great night time visual.   I posted it under entry door security camera.  This system is used as a back up camera I’m not sure if the monitor will pick it up from the TV we use the monitor in side the Ollie  I purchased the system at Walmart for around $100.00

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You had an unanswered question in your originally thread… did you remove the metal bracket before mounting to the Oliver?

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15 hours ago, Carl Hansen said:

 

 

“The Cradlepoint is a new option so you should ask your salesperson.”

I checked with my sales person and he responded that this option was not available for my production spot. 

Carl

Search the forum for Cradlepoint and research it in other places online for information about them.  I believe Overland mentioned that there is a subscription fee as well.  Also take a look at YouTube for "Mobile Internet Resource Center".  They are former Oliver owners who live mobile year round and know all about mobile connectivity.  
Good luck,

Mossey 

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I still haven't gotten a good answer on how Oliver does service for the Cradlepoint.  It's possible that they have a contract that allows customers to get service either from them or direct from Cradlepoint.  But yes, otherwise, you've got to pay them by the month even to get software updates.  

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12 hours ago, Ralph Mawyer said:

You had an unanswered question in your originally thread… did you remove the metal bracket before mounting to the Oliver?

Yes. Only two small screws on the back . The Velcro covered and sealed the screw holes, i wanted to put the screws back in but they would not screw in flush with the back of the camera, I had heavy rain on one trip no problems no fogging camera lens.

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