Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (2024)

The Netvue Birdfy Smart AI Bird Feeder Camera is an innovative device that allows bird enthusiasts to observe and record their feathered friends in real-time. This user guide provides detailed instructions on how to set up and install the camera, including inserting a micro SD card, charging the battery, and installing the antenna. Users will also learn how to turn the camera on and off, as well as how to read the LED indicator. The guide also includes important information on installation, such as finding a good installation spot, drilling holes in the wall, and aligning the screw hole on the back of the camera with the bracket screw. Additionally, users will learn about the Bird Detection feature, which uses AI intelligent recognition algorithms to inform users in real-time “what species of bird is coming” and provide bird knowledge learning. The guide also includes a FAQ section that addresses common questions about the product, such as whether a subscription fee is required and what type of bird food to use. Overall, this user guide provides a comprehensive overview of the Netvue Birdfy Smart AI Bird Feeder Camera and its features, making it easy for users to set up and enjoy their new device.

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1netvue Birdfy Smart AI Bird Feeder Camera

2What’s In The Box

3Camera Structure

4Insert Micro SD Card

5Battery Charging

7Install The Antenna

8Attach the provided antenna clockwise to the Birdfy camera.

9Set Up With Netvue App

10Installation

11Bird Detection

12FCC STATEMENT

13SPECIFICATION

14FAQS

15VIDEO

16Documents / Resources

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What’s In The Box

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Camera Structure

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Insert Micro SD Card

Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (7) Birthday Cam comes with a built-in card slot that supports up to 128GB Micro SD card. Step 1: Open the top silicone plug. Step 2: Insert the Micro SD card. Make sure to plug it in the right direction. Step 3: Finally, close the silicone plug.

Battery Charging

Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (8) The batteries inside the camera are not fully charged according to the transportation safety regulations. Please fully charge the camera before using it. Please charge the batteries with provided Type C Port Cable (DC5V / 1.5A adapter not included). The status light will be in solid yellow when charging and will turn to solid green when it is fully charged. It takes about 14 hours to fully charge your camera.

How To Turn On & Off The Camera

To turn on the camera: Long press the power button for 3s to turn on the camera. Then the Status Light in the front of the camera will be solid blue. Double click the power button to enter WiFi mode after the prompt tone.

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LED IndicatorDescription
Solid BlueWorking
NoneSleep/Power Off
Solid YellowCharging
Solid GreenCharging Finished

To turn off the camera: Long press the power button for 3s to turn off the camera. Then the Status The light in the front of the camera will be off.

Install The Antenna

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Attach the provided antenna clockwise to the Birdfy camera.

Read Before Installation

  1. Keep Birdfy Feeder and all accessories out of reach of children and pets.
  2. Make sure the camera has been fully charged (DC5V / 1.5A).
  3. Working temperature: -10°C to 50°C (14°F to 122°F) Working relative humidity: 0-95%
  4. Please do not expose the camera lens to direct sunlight.
  5. The camera has an IP65 waterproof rating, which supports working properly under rain or snow. But it can not be soaked in water.

Note:

  1. Birdy Feeder Cam only works with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi.
  2. Strong lights may interfere with the device’s ability to scan QR codes.
  3. Avoid placing the device behind furniture or near microwave products. Try to keep it within range of your Wi-Fi signal.

Set Up With Netvue App

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Download Netvue App from App Store or Google Play. Follow the in-app instruction to complete the entire setup process.

Installation

Check the following things before you drill holes on your wall: Birdfy Cam has been successfully added to your Netvue App and is able to stream video. Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (12)Step 1: Find a good installation spot Please install the camera in a position where its view is not blocked and ensure that it is within the coverage of the Wi-Fi network. We recommend installing it at a height of 2.2-3.5 meters in an open area to make it easier for birds to find it. Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (13)Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (14)Step 2:

  1. Use the provided drilling template to mark the position of holes on your wall. Use a drill bit (15/64″, 6mm) to drill three holes.
  2. Install anchors to fix the screws.
  3. Install the Threaded Bracket on your wall with the screws provided.

Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (15)Step 3: Align the screw hole on the back of the camera with the bracket screw, and then turn it clockwise to tighten it. Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (16)Step 4: Rotate the handle nut on the bracket counterclockwise to loosen and adjust the camera angle to cover the surveillance area. Finally, tighten the handle nut clockwise.

Bird Detection

Protect Plan provides optional advanced features for those with higher security needs, and each plan supports multiple devices. Bird Detection has undergone massive machine learning and uses AI intelligent recognition algorithms to inform you in real-time “what species of bird is coming”, automatically save the bird images/videos data for you, and also provide bird knowledge learning and so on.

FCC STATEMENT

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. The antennas used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located for operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. FCC (USA) 15.9 prohibition against eavesdropping except for the operations of law enforcement officers conducted under lawful authority, no person shall use, either directly or indirectly, a device operated pursuant to the provision of this part for the purpose of overhearing or recording the private conversations of other unless such use is authorized by all of the parties engaging in the conversation. FCC ID 2AO8RNI-8201 CE RED This product can be used across EU member states.

CE RED Das Produkt kann in allen EU-Mitgliedstaaten verwendet werden.

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SPECIFICATION

Product SpecificationsDescription
Supported Micro SD CardUp to 128GB
Battery Charging TimeAbout 14 hours
Working Temperature-10°C to 50°C (14°F to 122°F)
Working Relative Humidity0-95%
Waterproof RatingIP65
Wi-Fi Compatibility2.4GHz
Antenna InstallationAttach clockwise to camera
Bird Detection FeatureUses AI intelligent recognition algorithms to identify bird species and provide bird knowledge learning
Subscription FeeRequired for advanced features such as bird identification
Recommended Bird FoodBlack sunflower seeds or sunflower hearts
Live Feed ViewingAvailable on Netvue App
Compatibility with DevicesCompatible with smartphones, tablets, and PCs

FAQS

What is the maximum size of the micro SD card that can be inserted into the camera?

The camera supports up to a 128GB micro SD card.

can you recharge the sloar version from home electricity with a plug or USB? Also is there a subscription charge for anything and how much is it ?

Yes, you even do that before you set it up outside. The camera can be used anywhere if you take it out of the feeder.

How hard is this to clean?

You probably would just have to wipe the Camera Lens a couple times a year.

Will it hold up to rainy weather?

The camera may need to be wiped, but the roof gives the camera more protection and the camera is set back in the plastic food holder

What is the difference between birdfy lite and birdfy ai?

Birdfy Lite does not include bird identifying function, but you can subscribe it monthly on the app. Birdfy AI can permanently identifying the birds.

What kind of bird food would you suggest? I’m buying this for my Mom and would love to include some.

Black sunflower seeds.

What food should I prepare for the bird?

Many birds lie sunflower hearts or black oil sunflower seeds. Some like peanuts (unsalted).

Will this support a bald eagle? TY!

Probably not if it’s jumping on & off it regularly.

What app does it use for viewing?

the netvue app

Is micro sd card required for the unit to work?

no, it is not required to work. Only to save your videos.

Will this work for viewing hummingbirds?

Only if you have a hummingbird feeder in view of the camera. As far as I know, hummingbirds do not really eat seeds and the like.

some reported a subscription fee of $50 a year, is that correct? also, can i install the app on a tablet or pc if they don’t have a smartphone

The subscription is for the app to help name the types of birds. Yes you should be able to put the app on a tablet or computer.

Can we see birds eating at night?

This camera has a night vision function and thus you can see the birds clearly at night. But generally, birds don’t eat at night, instead, you can see them resting.

Can you view live feed on an Alexa Echo Show 8?

Not sure of this, would need to read the owner’s manual or maybe ask her.

Can you turn off notifications? We get dozens of birds all day and night. I’d prefer not to have constant notifications.

Yes you can in your settings.

Is this compatible with androids?

Yes. We use it with an Android Samsung tablet.

VIDEO

Documents / Resources

netvue Birdfy Smart AI Bird Feeder Camera [pdf] User Guide
Birdfy Smart AI Bird Feeder Camera, Birdfy Cam

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Netvue Bird Feeder Camera User Guide: Set Up & Installation Manual (2024)

FAQs

How do you charge the battery on a Netvue bird feeder? ›

The back of the feeder has the camera's WiFi antenna and a USB-C charging port which can be used to charge the camera and/or attach a solar panel that will recharge the camera's battery when the sun is shining.

How do I connect my Netvue to WiFi? ›

Press the reset button which is located on the bottom of the camera. The WiFi configuration mode is activated when the status light is flashing green. Enter your wifi passcode. Please note that the camera only works with the 2.4 GHz wifi band.

How do I format my SD card for Netvue bird feeder? ›

How to format SD/TF card?
  1. Cut off the power of camera. Pull out the sd card.
  2. Wait for 2 minutes,
  3. Insert the sd card into the camera, then power on camera.
  4. Open APP-setting-general-Micro SD card, there you can format it.
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How do I connect my cameras to my phone? ›

How do I connect my camera to my phone wirelessly? Download the camera's app from the App Store or Google Play Store, sign up for an account, and tap 'add device'. Pair the camera via a QR code or by connecting to it as a wireless network.

Why won t my netvue camera connect to WiFi? ›

Please check your router settings.

The DHCP server may be turned off (assign IP addresses automatically): if the DHCP server of your router has been turned off, it may cause the device unable to get the IP addresses, which let to the device unable to connect to the WiFi.

Do you need SD card for Netvue camera? ›

Most of the Netvue devices require the SD card to be Class 10 or above and maximum storage of 128GB.

Why is my Netvue camera not working? ›

Your camera might be offline for some reason. You can try rebooting the camera, but if it still won't back online, you'll need to do the offline setup. Go to Settings(gear icon) > general > WiFi settings > start offline setup, then follow steps to get the camera back online.

Does Netvue require a subscription? ›

No. It's not required. Your Netvue cameras provide their standard features (instant alerts, live view, two-way audio, playback, and so on) without any subscription.

How do I know when my camera battery is charged? ›

This icon is usually located on the camera's LCD screen or viewfinder and will display a full battery symbol when the battery is fully charged. Some cameras may also have a light indicator that turns off or changes color when the battery is fully charged.

How do I know if my camera battery charger is working? ›

Most cameras use the following colors: An amber, yellow, or red light indicates a battery that's currently charging. A blue or green light usually means the battery is charged. A blinking light sometimes indicates a charging error; other times, it indicates a battery that is still charging.

Why is my Netvue bird feeder camera not charging? ›

Check to see if the status light on the camera is solid yellow when charging. If it is, and the camera is not charging, try resetting the camera by pushing the reboot button located next to the power button on the camera while it is charging.

What app do I use for Netvue Birdfy? ›

To begin using your Birdfy Feeder to observe birds, please download the latest version of the Netvue App from the App Store or Google Play. After downloading the app and creating an account, select the '+' icon on the home page and choose 'Add Device'.

How do you set up bird feed? ›

In the open and safe - with a good all round view so that the birds can see they are safe from predators while they feed. The table should be safely away from cat ambush sites. These include fences and trees from which cats can leap and dense bushes in which they can hide.

How do I connect my bird buddy to WiFi? ›

Pair your mobile device with Bird Buddy's camera module via Bluetooth in the app. This will take up to 3 minutes. Establish a Wi-Fi connection on your camera module via the app. This process will take about 5-10 minutes.

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