Frequently Asked Questions

What is the ground sensor range?

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Up to 1/4 mile from Homebase device.

How big of a property can Perimeter cover?

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Our long-range human detection technology makes advanced human-detection coverage possible for any sized property, ranging from a small front yard to 100+ acres.

Can I buy more cameras, light bulbs, or ground sensors?

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Yes, for areas larger than 9,500 sq. ft., additional cameras, light bulbs, and ground sensors are available for purchase. Please contact support for individual sensor pricing.

Can I use this in my backyard or another area of my property?

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Yes, the Front Yard Kit can work for any outdoor area up to 9,500 sq. ft. For areas larger than 9,500 sq. ft., additional cameras, light bulbs, and ground sensors are available for purchase. Please contact support for additional sensor pricing.

What happens after my 30-day Ava trial ends?

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After 30-days, you'll be billed $4.99/month for Ava. There are no contracts — start or stop at any time.

Can I use the system without Ava?

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Unfortunately, no. Ava is an AI that uses ground vibration (Ground Sensor) and computer vision (Camera) data to determine if someone is approaching your yard, and when to deter using lights and sounds. If Ava is not activated, then the system is unable to determine, detect, and deter.

What is needed for installation and setup?

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Perimeter will deliver and install your system. To do that, someone will need to be present to plug in the homebase indoor, and an outdoor plug is required for outdoor camera power.

Is the camera hardwired?

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No, the camera uses Wi-Fi, and only requires an outdoor plug.

Can I install the kit myself?

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Not currently. A Perimeter installer will deliver and install your system at no cost.

How wide is the viewing angle on the camera?

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The Perimeter Outdoor Camera has a field of view of 128°(D), 108°(H), 56°(V).

I am outside of the United States, can I still buy it?

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Yes, following your purchase please contact support for delivery and installation information.

How much does installation cost?

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Installation is currently provided by Perimeter at no additional cost to you.

How is Perimeter more accurate than any other camera?

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Perimeter is the only system available in the US that incorporates both ground vibrations and computer vision data within the AI models used for object detection.

How does this actually deter car break-ins, theft, and vandalism?

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The Front Yard Kit comes equipped with light and sound capabilities via the outdoor light bulb and outdoor camera. The light bulb and camera are intended to be installed in an area visible and nearby to anyone entering your driveway or yard. When Ava is ARMED, she will verify anyone approaching your perimeter and activate a unique combination of lights and sounds to warn and eventually deter any unwanted activity.

Are the camera and ground sensor weatherproof?

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Yes, all outdoor sensors have been rigorously tested to withstand the outdoor elements.

Do I need an outdoor plug for the camera?

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Yes, there must be an outdoor plug available near the front yard.

How is the Ground Sensor powered?

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The Ground Sensor is battery-powered and can last up to 2 years without a replacement battery.

I’d like to use this in multiple areas of my yard, do I need to purchase multiple kits?

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No, while the Front Yard Kit can work for any continuous outdoor area up to 9,500 sq. ft, for multiple areas (e.g. backyard, side yard, etc.) you will only need to purchase additional ground sensors and cameras. Please contact support for more information.

Got any more questions? Contact us at support@getperimeter.co