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Sentry mode false alarms


Mar 12, 2021
So a few days ago, overnight parked at my Airbnb, sentry mode reported 79 events ……. And did not record a single one. Very puzzling.

And it happened again last night. We got home ….. getting settled in Airbnb ……… headlights flashed …….. nothing going on ……… so I disabled sentry mode.

But this morning, I found a recording of that event. Definitely a false alarm. Nothing going on.

Except ………. It was sprinkling at the time and the water running down the windshield definitely distorted the view out the front camera, producing a wavy effect.

With rain being the common denominator here, I’m wondering if rain can cause sentry to think it is seeing motion? Thereby producing a false event report?

Anybody else experience similar sentry behaviour?


Mar 12, 2021
Long Island, NY
I have so many dang issues with Sentry! I've had mobile techs come multiple times and it still hasn't been fixed. Either corrupt events completely where I cannot view them, or showing tons of events initially but then not recording or showing any in the list of events. Super frustrating!

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