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Zmodo Security Camera Outdoor

Zmodo Security Camera Outdoor

Zmodo wireless security camera system is a camera monitoring solution for your home or business. Setup is as simple as downloading the free Zmodo App, creating an account, and connect the cameras to your Wi-Fi. Once setup, you can remotely view from anywhere with a smartphone, iPad or PC. Enjoy peace of mind no matter where you are and be notified when something happens.

Security-focused Hardware

Smart Features

Works With Alexa
Zmodo Wireless Outdoor Cameras work with Alexa for voice control. Please make sure the firmware version of your camera is V8.0.1.46 or later before connecting to Echo Show. Otherwise, please update it to the latest version directly in Zmodo app.

Indoor Outdoor Security Camera
IP65 rating makes it ideal for outside use and will keep recording rain or shine. This weatherproof camera can be placed both indoors and outdoors, with a supported temperature range from 14℉ to 122℉. The security camera protects every inch of your home through every season.

Enhanced Security with Cloud Service
With Cloud Service, you can review, customize, save, share the footage, or have a flashback of all-day details in just few seconds. All users are eligible for a 1-month free cloud of our 7 day cloud recording plan.

Adjustable Night Vision
The night vision is adjustable and you can lower the IR sensitivity so that the black & white night vision is triggered less easily, and you can still see color image even in a dim environment.

Multiple Viewing Options
Videos can be viewed from iOS or Android mobile devices and tablets or web view on PCs. Four-channel viewing at a time is now available on Zmodo app so that you can monitor four places at a time with one operation.

Customizable Motion Detection Area
You can set motion detection zones and focus on important areas like doors or windows, and get motion clip alerts only when something happens there.

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Logitech Circle View Apple HomeKit- enabled Wired Doorbell

Logitech Video Doorbell

The Logitech Video Doorbell has it all, nearly: great video quality, increased privacy, and a smooth app experience. If you’re an Apple loyalist like we are, you’ll want to add this to their collection.

COMPLEMENTS ANY STYLE HOME

Straightforward Installation Process

Though we had the option to have the Logitech Video Doorbell installed professionally for an additional $100, we went for the DIY option. First, we connected the doorbell’s powerline using a micro-USB cable and a 5V 2A AC adapter. Then, we paired the doorbell to our Wi-Fi network. Next, we attached the chime kit to our existing transformer and our door chime, snapped the doorbell onto its mounting plate, and voilá! We were cooking with gas.

Color Night Vision

When we looked at night footage from the Circle View, we were impressed with the detail captured. Infrared night vision is the norm, but sometimes that footage looks grainy and blurs out important details. The Circle View used an LED light at night, which illuminated our whole front porch and even parts of our driveway. The feature turned on automatically there was motion and shined a bright beam of light onto visitors. We got quality footage in color, even when the sun had set.

Specific Motion Detection

We were most impressed with the Circle View Doorbell’s advanced motion detection. We pulled our car into the driveway just as a stray cat darted through our yard and a branch fell out of our neighbor’s tree. The Circle View reacted quickly and accurately to the series of events. It could tell what was a vehicle, an animal, and an inanimate object. We saw the series of events mapped out on a scrolling timeline within the app. We thought the mapping feature was really neat, and understanding an event in such detail would definitely come in handy for something more serious, like a burglary.

NOTE: The Circle View can’t pair with Alexa or Google Home

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Ring Spotlight Cam Pro

Ring Spotlight Cam Pro

The outdoor security camera selection from Ring was impressive. While other companies had just one or two models, Ring had multiple options. For power, we were offered our choice of batteries, solar energy, or plug-in equipment. The cameras were priced fairly and had the best outdoor security features overall. Examples of special features on Ring’s weatherproof cameras included sirens, two-way talk, LED floodlights, and infrared night vision. The 100-decibel sirens on Ring’s outdoor cameras were activated via the motion of a trespasser or when we pressed a button in our Ring mobile app.

Security Cameras

The hub used for Ring security cameras also let us automate our home. It had a Z-Wave radio chip and connected wirelessly with smart lights, keyless door locks, and other smart home equipment for safety and convenience. We used Amazon Alexa to command our cameras and other equipment connected to the Ring hub. For example, “Alexa, show us the most recent event from the camera behind the garage” and “Alexa, turn off the bedroom light.” We also tried out Siri and Google Home speakers with our Ring camera system.

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