ADC-VDB105 SkyBell Slim Line Doorbell Camera and Cold Weather

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Just a word about the Sky bell ADC-VDB105 Slim Line doorbell camera that Telus sells for $160.00 cad. The camera works OK but the sensitivity settings aren’t great as the lowest setting still picks up vehicles 60 feet away.

 

But the real frustrating thing is the door bell part stops working in temperatures below -25C. Telus knows this and their response is “It will work when it warms up so put up with the equipment until then”. Here is the specification from the Sky bell documentation, Temperature range: -40°C to 60°C / -40° ~ 140° F. Don’t believe everything you read as this is incorrect. Living in Alberta, -25C happens. I would suggest that Telus should be upfront about selling these devices and note on the web site that these don't work in cold climates and sell equipment that works as good as my old $12,00 door bell.

 

Anyone else having this problem and is the Telus response the same?