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Old 02-09-17, 07:39 PM
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Need a wifi security camera. Any recommendations?

Basically I need 2 of these for home security. Both will be indoors. I am looking for something with cloud storage. I don't need top of the line gear. Just something to use when I vacation occasionally. Thanks.
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Old 02-11-17, 08:09 PM
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Old 02-12-17, 09:32 AM
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Re: Need a wifi security camera. Any recommendations?

I use the Arlo Q. Could not be easier to set up and use. App monitoring and alerts. Scheduling. Good sensitivity. I really like it.
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Re: Need a wifi security camera. Any recommendations?

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And it looks like nobody cares....
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Old 02-12-17, 01:52 PM
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Re: Need a wifi security camera. Any recommendations?

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I use the Arlo Q. Could not be easier to set up and use. App monitoring and alerts. Scheduling. Good sensitivity. I really like it.
I'm also using a Arlo. I believe it is a pro. They come in a bunch of configs. The one I bought has a base station and 1 camera. The base station is connected to my router. The camera is wireless. The picture quality is pretty good both in light and night vision.

You get free cloud storage for 7 days. You can buy more storage. You can also connect a usb drive to the base station to hold video for longer than 7 days.

I only had it setup for two days now. I don't like app but it is usable. The main problem is I get you are not connected notices that don't go away even if I am connected. I have nexus 6p that constantly transfers over to free wi-fi. So for half a second or so I don't have connection. Sometimes this is long enough to give me the notice. I have to restart the phone to get rid of the notice. Note this is only cosmetic. Even with the notice I can see what is going on from my phone and arm and disarm the arlo.

The one I have also has a alarm. Not all of them have a alarm. I bought the arlo to replace a canary that was complete garbage.
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Old 02-12-17, 01:53 PM
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Re: Need a wifi security camera. Any recommendations?

You might also want to consider setting up a raspberry pi with motion eye. You can find step by step instructions on the net.
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Old 02-13-17, 04:38 PM
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Re: Need a wifi security camera. Any recommendations?

I have two 720p pan and tilt Foscams. They sell for about $60 and can do Cloud Storage, and microSD cards.

I don't use the Cloud Storage, but have no issues with them.
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I have used Foscam wireless cameras. they were a bit of a pain to setup with my router but it was nice to be able to record the feed int o my NAS at scheduled times or get phone notifications if movement was detected

https://www.amazon.com/Foscam-FI9821...oscam+wireless
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mago madkour cares
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Old 06-22-17, 04:47 PM
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I just purchased an indoor camera and an outdoor camera from amcrest.. 3mp, 1080p resolution... hope to have them installed this weekend.. I'll let you know
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