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FLIR FX™ battery frequently asked questions

Q: What is the battery life of the camera?

A: The FLIR FX camera has a battery life of 2 hours when not connected to any accessory. The indoor stand adds an additional 2 hours of battery life, for a total of 4 hours.

Q: Why is the camera not charging or turning on?

A: If you are charging the camera via the microUSB port on the indoor stand, your camera may not be fully inserted on the stand. The camera will not charge or use the additional battery life in the indoor stand unless the camera is fully connected to the stand. Make sure to push the camera all the way onto the stand until it clicks.


Q: How long does it take to charge the battery?

A: Charging the camera and indoor stand takes up to 5 hours. Charging the camera only takes 2 and a half hours.


Q: Does leaving the camera plugged in all the time affected the battery life?

A: No, the camera is designed to run off of DC power from the included power adapter once the battery is charged 100%. You can keep the camera plugged in 24/7 with no issues.

Q: Will the camera continue to operate if the power goes out?

A: If the camera is on the indoor stand, it will continue to operate normally if the power goes out, for as long as the battery lasts. If the camera is on the outdoor stand, it will continue to operate. However, the night vision LEDs in the outdoor stand will not function without outlet power. This means that you may not get a picture in low light conditions.

If the Internet connection is interrupted due to a power outage. Motion or sound triggered recordings will be saved to the microSD card and will be uploaded to the cloud once the Internet connection comes back.

Last Updated: 4/1/2015