What image and video quality does the Owlet Cam offer?
The Owlet Cam comes standard with 720P HD quality, but you can change the quality to 1080P HD in the settings of the Owlet app.
What field of view is the Owlet Cam?
The Cam has a 130 degree field of view.
Does the Owlet Cam have two-way audio?
Yes, the Owlet Cam has two-way audio, which allows parents to listen to their child via the live stream and securely speak to their child through the monitor.
What size Micro SD Card works with the Owlet Cam?
We include an industrial 8GB Micro SD card with the purchase of the Owlet Cam, which holds 24-hours of video history. We do not recommend purchasing or using your own Micro SD card instead of the one provided.
What is the age range for the Owlet Cam?
The Owlet Cam can be used from the moment your baby is brought home from the hospital and can continue to be used as your little one transitions to a toddler bed.
Who can access video from my Owlet Cam?
Only people with access to your Owlet account can view your videos. Because of the Cam’s secure, encrypted WiFi connection, parents should feel confident only those they choose can watch or stream.
Can my Owlet Cam be hacked?
Owlet passes appropriate security standards to make sure that your video is safe. All user data stored in the app is only accessible to users logged in to the app with their phone unlocked.
Will the Owlet Cam still work if my internet connection goes out?
In the case of internet outages, the video feed in the Owlet app will be disabled. Owlet will notify you that your video feed cannot connect. However, don’t fret, because the Owlet Cam has built-in 24-hour video history with the use of the Micro SD card. When the internet connection resumes you can go back and watch the events that happened when the internet was out.
Can I use more than one Owlet Cam in my home?
Yes, the Owlet app allows you to easily view multiple Owlet Cams in your home. To connect another Owlet product in the app, go to the account tab and click on “Add device.”
Can I really monitor my baby from anywhere?
As long as the Owlet Cam is connected to the Internet, you’ll be able to monitor your baby via Owlet’s app from anywhere in the world.
How does the Owlet Cam measure room temperature?
The Owlet Cam comes with room temperature sensors that are located directly on the camera’s power cable. You can view the temperature in the Owlet App.
What are the cable guards for?
Cable guards should be used to cover all cords that are within 3 feet of the crib mattress to ensure safety.
Can I use the Owlet Cam if my baby sleeps in the same room as me?
Yes, you can use the Owlet Cam in the same room as you. However, we wouldn’t recommend mounting the camera to the wall if you plan on moving the baby to another room.
Why is the night vision black and white?
Owlet uses safe, infrared LEDs with infrared filter which returns black and white images.
What do the indicator light colors mean?
Will my phone screen lock while live streaming?
No, your phone will stay unlocked while you are live streaming. To decrease the amount of battery used, you can also use the Background Audio feature. This feature works when your phone screen is locked. You can access this feature on the Home screen of the Owlet App.
Can I use it with twins?
Yes, in the new Owlet App you can connect multiple Cams (and Smart Socks) to one account.
Does the Owlet Cam pan/tilt/zoom?
The Owlet Cam has an adjustable magnetic base so you can manually adjust to get the perfect angle. The Owlet Cam does not zoom.
Does the camera have a motor inside to pan/tilt?
No, the Owlet Cam does not have a motor. However, the Owlet Cam has an adjustable magnetic base so you can manually adjust to get the perfect angle.
Is the Cam battery operated or does it require a power cord?
The Owlet Cam requires a power cord and is not battery operated.
Can I use my Owlet Cam as a nanny cam?
Absolutely! The Owlet Cam doubles as a nanny cam or super-smart security camera when paired with our mobile app.
How long does it take to set up the Owlet Cam?
Pairing the Cam to the Owlet App should take less than 5 minutes. Mounting the Cam to the wall should take less than 20 minutes.
How do I share pictures and video with friends and family from the Owlet App?
You can screenshot or screen record video as you watch it in the Owlet App.
How do I give access to my spouse / grandparent / babysitter for the Owlet Cam?
Each individual will need to download the Owlet App to their phone. Only people with access to your Owlet account can log into your Owlet account and use the Owlet Cam.