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Nest IQ Outdoor IR LED's

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Can anyone tell me whether you can turn the IR LED's off in night mode on the new Nest IQ Outdoor camera? I ask because I need to protect the camera with a polycarbonate cover and the IR would be reflected back off this. I plan to use a separate IR light to allow the camera to work in night mode.


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Hi QuickPeter,


Thanks for posting here in the Google Nest Community.


I wanted to follow up and see if I could be of any help. Google Nest cameras night vision uses high-power infrared (IR) LEDs to illuminate the scene when it's dark. Turning off the IR LED is a feature that is not yet available. I'd suggest you submit feedback about it, here's how


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