I am a new owner of XT2 camera’s and trying to figure out how to turn off the LED recorder indicator on the camera. This takes power and would like to turn it off. Also, I don’t want to indicator when it’s recording. I’ve put a piece a black tape over it for now
Remove back cover you will see an on and off botton.With a pointy object push on or off
If you own a Blink security camera, you have probably noticed that the camera displays a blue LED light whenever it is recording motion. In this guide, I will show you how to disable this light.
If you open the back cover on your Blink XT2 camera, you will find a small switch beside the right battery slot.
Take a look at the photograph below:
In the photograph above, you will see a red arrow pointing towards the switch in question.
The “REC LED” switch on your Blink camera will be set to ON by default. By using a small screwdriver or a pen, you can change this switch to OFF. If you set this switch to OFF, then your camera will not display the LED light while recording.
Why disable this light?
There are a number of reasons:
Your Blink camera is facing a public area and you don’t want passersby to notice it. Your Blink camera is installed within reaching distance of “intruders”. You have hidden the camera. You’re like me and the neighbor’s cat keeps stopping to stare at the light…
Gaffers tape is nice to have around for this kind of thing; no residue:
@Juniper. How does one turn off the red led that comes on during recording?