Mounting a Blink XT Security Camera Outdoors

The Blink XT is a uniquely powered and unusually shaped security camera.  Many home security camera manufacturers introduce a successful indoor version of their camera only to miss the outdoor opportunity.  Blink introduced their outdoor version soon after realizing success with their indoor model.  The Blink XT Outdoor/Indoor Home Security Camera System is intended for outdoor or indoor use. Today, we’re going to discuss how to mount a Blink XT security camera outdoors.  The Blink XT comes with a mounting bracket that requires a screw to fasten it to a flat surface.  So we’ll talk about how to best position … Read more

Alternative Mounts for the Arlo Pro HD Home Security Camera

The Arlo Pro HD Home Security System is a great example of you get what you pay for.  Sure, this is more expensive than other wireless cameras, but the quality is about the best we have experienced in a battery operated camera.  For those unfamiliar with Arlo, the company is Netgear’s home security camera division.  This article will examine some new ways to mount the Arlo Pro HD camera. Continuing the tradition of their magnetic dome-shaped mount, this camera includes the standard Arlo Smart Security Home Wall Mount. This mount has an adhesive backing and a dome on the front.  The back of the … Read more

Mounts for the Zmodo EZCam Pro Home Security Camera

The Zmodo EZCam Pro 1080p Wireless Camera comes from a company that specializes in home automation systems.  They offer several home security camera models with higher end features but priced on the low end.  If you’re looking for a lower priced home security camera with some useful features, this is a good one to consider. The camera is attached to a weighted stand.  The base is made of metal and there is a hinge attached to the bottom.  This is a useful mount if planning to place it on a shelf or table.  A set of screws and anchor bolts … Read more

Mounts for the Amazon Cloud Cam

The Amazon Cloud Cam is the latest entry into an ever-expanding field of home security cameras.  It’s a good camera for the price, including a lot of high-end features and is very easy to set up and use. The camera is attached to a swivel ball that is attached to a plastic stand.  The round plastic base is sufficiently balanced so as to prevent the camera from tipping over when stood upright on a table or shelf. The included wall mounting kit can be added to the bottom of the round base.  This mounting kit comes with a set of … Read more

Mounting the WyzeCam Home Security Camera

We recently got our hands on an inexpensive (and innovative) home security camera called the WyzeCam.  If you’re looking for an inexpensive home security with some high-end features, it’s a good candidate.  You can read a detailed WyzeCam Home Camera Review on HomeCamCafe. Edit:  Since publishing this article, WyzeCam has introduced their WyzeCam V2.  The mounts discussed within this article apply equally to both models as the exterior dimensions and features are basically the same. The WyzeCam is a very small camera that can be used as is in many circumstances.  The mounting stand that comes with the camera is very … Read more

A Wall or Window Shelf for Nest Cam and Other Home Security Cameras

Many owners of Nest Cam and similar home security cameras see value in using the device for outdoor monitoring.  Sure, you could buy an outdoor home security camera, but there are challenges with finding power and worries about security of the camera.  That’s where using the camera behind a window come in.  We look at a good solution for this situation which is a window shelf for Nest Cam or other similarly shaped home camera. The photo that accompanies this article is the ElHook Stick-On Nest Cam Security Video Wall Mount.  As you can see, it’s a handy way to perch … Read more