This article provides a comprehensive guide on using SD cards with the Wyze Cam v3 to ensure reliable and high-quality video recording for home security purposes.
Wyze Cam V3 SD Card Recording Time
The following Recording Time are based on the Wyze Cam V3 using 8MB per minute for continuous recording, and subtracting images, logs and reserved loop recording space.
For reference only:
|MicroSD Card||Recording Time|
|16GB||1 day 5 hours|
|32GB||2 days 13 hours|
|128GB||10 days 7 hours|
|256GB||20 days 15 hours|
There is no way to accurately estimate the recording time on a memory card as the video data varies from scene to scene. The more complex the scene, the more memory space is required.
However, you can look at the size of your recording files, take an average, and then calculate an approximate Recording Time.
Recording Time Calculator For Wyze Cam V3
Insert the memory card of the Wyze Cam V3 into your computer and check the size of the recording file.
Then enter the following calculator to calculate the Recording Time.
Best MicroSD Card for Wyze Cam V3
The Wyze Cam v3 supports microSD cards up to 256GB in capacity. Additionally, using Class 10 or UHS-1 or higher speed rated cards is recommended for optimal performance.
We think the Samsung Pro Endurance is the best choice, designed for use in security cameras to help keep your video files safe, incredibly durable, and backed by a 3-year warranty.
1. Top pick : Samsung Pro Endurance（64GB ）
2. Budget pick: Sandisk High Endurance U3（64GB ）
3. High Capacity Pick: Sandisk Ultra A1(128GB)
How to install sd card to wyze cam v3?
To install a microSD card into your Wyze Cam v3, follow these steps:
- Gently pull the base away from the bottom of your camera.
- Lift and pull aside the protective cover labeled SD CARD.
- Insert the microSD card into the slot, pressing it in fully until it clicks.
- Make sure that the metal contact pins on the card are facing upwards.
- Replace the protective SD CARD cover.
By following these steps, you can ensure that the microSD card is correctly and securely installed in your Wyze Cam v3. This will allow you to store video footage and snapshots on the card for reliable security monitoring.
How to format a memory card for wyze cam v3?
If you need to format an SD card for use with your Wyze Cam v3, it’s a straightforward process. Follow these steps:
- Open the Wyze app on your smartphone.
- Select the Wyze Cam v3 that you want to format the SD card for.
- Navigate to Settings > Advanced Settings > Manage MicroSD Card > Format.
It’s important to note that formatting the SD card will delete all data on it and prepare it for use with the Wyze Cam v3. This creates a file system that the camera can use to save video recordings and snapshots. After formatting, the SD card cannot be used with other devices until it is reformatted again.
Why wyze cam v3 not recognizing sd card?
If your Wyze Cam v3 isn’t recognizing your SD card, there are several troubleshooting steps you can take:
- Ensure that the SD card is inserted properly and securely in the slot. Remove and reinsert the SD card, pressing it in until it clicks into place.
- If the SD card has been used with another device, it may need to be formatted for use with the Wyze Cam v3.
- Restart Wyze Cam v3, sometimes a reboot will fix the problem.
If none of these steps work and the memory card can be used in another device, it’s possible that the SD card slot on your Wyze Cam v3 is faulty. In this case, contact Wyze Support for further assistance or consider replacing the camera.
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