The Arlo Pro 2 is compatible via the online web portal after creating and installing your Arlo system. You will have the option to view & manage your system over the web portal. You can create an account from the Arlo website here:: https://my.arlo.com/#/home
The Arlo Cameras utilize various modes to record when either motion or audio is detected. These setting are customizable within the Arlo Mobile App or through the Web Portal. Please find the following article regarding the different Smart Plan options used for additional Smart Features here: https://bit.ly/307SQj3 Arlo offers a CVR Subscription allowing you to record 24/7. To use CVR, you need the following: A compatible Arlo camera, Arlo Ultra, Pro 3, Pro 2, Q, Q Plus, or Baby camera, A 14-day or 30-day CVR subscription, An outdoor or indoor power adapter, Arlo cameras must be plugged in to AC power to support CVR. This article will provide further details regarding a CVR Subscription here: https://bit.ly/3cHobOB
You can stream up to a theoretical maximum of 15 Arlo cameras at the same time, but this is dependent on your system set up and your Arlo Smart plan. You can find more information regarding the this here: https://kb.arlo.com/1179521
I would return it and request a new unused camera system. Mike
Absolutely! You're able to use the Arlo web client to live stream cameras and view library content from your PC. Additionally, modes and rules can be configured to allow triggered events to send email notifications.
No you do not need internet, it saves your recordings for 7 days. There is an option for that saving. My daughter uses on her house & when she is home or Up north at our cabin & it goes off due to activity she was able to see a package Was delivered. She uses 1 camera in front & 1 in back yard.
Yes, through the Arlo app.
Yes wifi is required.
The VMB4500 allows for local storage via USB. When local storage is enabled, triggered events will be saved locally and can then be viewed on a computer after ejecting the storage device.