What's the secret to defrosting your camera?

mikeynags

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Have this one bullet camera on my shed. Anyone else have this issue? Fresh from all the snow these past 2 days in New Englandshed.jpg
 

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As that camera does not have a wiper, I think the only fix is to prevent snow from landing on the front of the camera in the first place.
 

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It made for a great show until the picture went away :)
 

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One of my LPR cameras is right in snowblower chute way if I’m not careful. I’ve had to brush it off a couple times. Could you fashion a shield over it? Like an extended sunshield to keep falling snow from hitting the lens?


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Since it's a bullet I'm thinking:
  • Get an empty round, soft plastic bottle, white if desired. (I had an empty dietary fiber bottle that would likely be perfect).
  • Get a sharp box cutter or Stanley razor knife and CAREFULLY.....
  • Cut off bottom
  • Cut off neck
  • Now switch to good scissors and.....
  • Cut in half , down one side from neck to bottom, then do the same on the opposite side
  • Cut more of length to suit.
  • Cut more off one side to suit
  • Affix to top of cam with 2 nylon zip ties, one at rear, one near lens.
  • Done
If you screw it up...no worries! :cool:
 
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