After Using it for 4 weeks
Pros: Only good for watching Video using my iPhone.
Cons: Motion detection doesn't work. Hard to setup and get the correct sensitivity.
Other Thoughts: A little background. The reason I bought this camera (2 of them), is to watch the front and the backyard. I had a really hard time setting up the motion detection. The Video motion detection work well during the day. But will send you false alarm as the sun moves and the cloud comes in (like sun and cloud day).
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A great daytime cam.
Pros: For those of us who own the dcs-1100 and dcs-1130 by D-Link, this cam brings everything you like about them feature wise. Samba streaming is there, and the event driven notification is slightly more advanced. The picture quality is excellent during the day, and an upgrade over the 1100/1130 due to the extra sharpness from the higher resolution. The POE feature is great and this camera is very very green on power. I measured a watt or two with a kill-a-watt using POE. The night vision is great as long as you don't use it in absolute darkness.
Cons: The major con of this camera is the night vision in absolute darkness. It claims "See up to 15-ft in the dark" but I think that is stretching it a bit. It seemed to see more like 5 feet, if that. The upside is that if there is some light, as in not absolute darkness, the picture is fantastic at night. Our backyard is absolutely dark, and I had considered returning this camera since the night time image was unusable. However, after moving it to the front of my house, the ambient light at night from street lights is enough to provide for a fantastic night image. As an example, the dcs-932 could see much much further at night, and it costs much less. (But then the functionality isn't there for samba streaming and the like, and the resolution is much less.)
Other Thoughts: This is a nice camera as an upgrade from a dcs-1100/1130, and spoils you with its much higher resolution. As long as you go into it knowing that in absolute darkness it can't see more than a few feet, you shouldn't find any surprises.
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