See below for some of our most frequently asked questions regarding our Blink Sync Modules! If you don’t see your question, start a new discussion for others to help out. Please find all of our Frequently Asked Questions at: https://blinkforhome.com/pages/faq.
What is the range of the Sync Module? How far away can camera units be placed?
Assuming a fairly standard home (single building, no unusually dense construction materials), the Sync Module should be able to communicate with Blink units up to (and perhaps over) 100’ away in any direction.
What is the USB port on the SM for?
The USB port is for possible future updates.
In the event of internet or power loss will my Sync Module reconnect automatically?
Yes, it is designed to reconnect itself automatically.
What is the Sync Module for?
The Sync Module is the device that issues commands between the Blink app and the cameras. The system cannot function without it!
Does the Sync Module support 5ghz wifi?
No, Blink is not compatible with wifi networks broadcasting a 5ghz signal.
What do the LEDs mean?
A steady green and steady blue LED indicate your sync module is currently online and reporting as functional. Steady blue and a blinking green LED indicates that the Sync Module is unable to connect to the network. A steady green and blinking blue LED indicates that the Sync Module is in setup mode. Solid red means that the Sync Module has failed to connect.
Can you power the Sync Module with batteries?
No, the Sync Module must be plugged into wall power to function correctly.
Does the Sync Module work with third party cameras?
No, the Blink Sync Module is only compatible with Blink Cameras and devices.
Can you pair the Sync Module to an internet hotspot?
Yes, it is possible, but you may experience performance issues. This is not recommended for stability purposes.
Do I need to leave the Sync Module plugged in?
Yes, the Sync Module will not operate if not plugged in.
Can Blink Sync Modules connect to a captive network (paywall)?
No. If you are required to sign in through a webpage, or asked to agree to terms and conditions, your system will be unable to connect to the wifi network.
Examples Include: Xfinity Hotspot; Hotel Internet