More Wyze Cam v3 FAQs

Is Cam Plus available on Wyze Cam v3?Yes, absolutely.

You can add Cam Plus to your Wyze Cam v3 at any time. 

What is the Wyze Cam v3's frame rate (fps)?

Wyze Cam v3 has a Daytime and Color Night Vision frame rate of 20fps, and a Night Vision with IR lights frame rate of 15fps.

By comparison, Wyze Cam v2 has a Daytime frame rate of 15fps, and a Night Vision frame rate of 10fps.

Will my Wyze devices be affected by 3G going away?

Your Wyze products will not be affected if 3G is no longer available through your cellular provider. Wyze devices do not currently use cellular data to function. Most Wyze devices are only compatible with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi connections while some also offer compatibility with both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi connections.

Changes made by cellular service providers, like removing 3G support will not impact the connection your Wyze device has to your internet.

You can learn more about our Wi-Fi requirements and compatibilities here: What kind of Wi-Fi network or router do I need?

Is Wyze Cam v3 compatible with the webcam firmware?

No, it's not compatible. The webcam firmware for Wyze In Response is not available for Wyze Cam v3. However, the RTSP firmware is available for Wyze Cam v3. Learn more about it here: Wyze Cam RTSP.

Does Wyze Cam v3 support PoE?

Currently, v3 does not support PoE (Power over Ethernet). We are considering this feature for the future.

Can Wyze Cam v3 be used at night?

Yes, Night Vision is better than ever with Wyze Cam v3. There is even a Color Night Vision which allows a full-color view, even at night. 

How much power does Wyze Cam v3 use?

Wyze Cam v3 uses 5V 1A DC of power. Wyze Cam uses 5V 1A DC power through a micro USB port. The included adapter is rated for 100-240V input, so you can use it with any power source within this range. The power consumption is between 2-4 watts, depending on whether Night Vision is turned on.

Do I need a Base Station for the v3?

No, the v3 works alone. Wyze Cam v3 is a wired camera that connects to your Wi-Fi network directly, similar to almost all Wyze devices, including the Wyze Cam v2 and Pan. You do not need a base station to use it.

Wyze Base Station only supports Wyze Cam Outdoor, which relies to the base station for connectivity. The base station is not compatible with Wyze Cam v3 at all.

How hot or cold can my Wyze Cam v3 get?

As cold as -4ºF, as hot as 113ºF. The recommended operating temperature range for Wyze Cam v3 is -4°-122°F.

Does Wyze Cam v3 support local storage?

Yes, Wyze Cam v3 has a microSD card slot just like Wyze Cam v2 and Pan. It is compatible with FAT32 up to 32 GB and exFAT cards up to 256 GB.

Does Wyze Cam v3 have a battery?

No, Wyze Cam v3 is powered via a USB cable.  It is not wireless and it has no replaceable battery.

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