How to power supply outdoor wifi security camera

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Old 12-12-15, 01:35 PM
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How to power supply outdoor wifi security camera

Camera is outdoor and wifi ip camera ...so even though it does not need Ethernet cable supply...it needs power supply.

I have an exterior single gang outlet at this wall two feet below where the camera will be mounted....

From this exterior outlet I am going to fetch/fish a wire for outdoor security light...this light will be either just below where the camera will be mounted...

I also want to supply power through camera's power adapter (12V /1A) but this wall is exposed to rain....

I want camera's adapter and its wire hidden so its not exposed to rain ...also this 12v power adapter will not fit/hide inside the weatherproof cover I am going to put on this exterior outlet....
 
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Old 12-12-15, 02:13 PM
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Why not plug the adapter into an inside receptacle and run thermostat wire* through the wall and to the camera?

*Thermostat wire is usually rated for running through or in a wall. A lot of low voltage wire isn't.
 
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