Compro IP 70 Network Camera Reviewby Ganesh T S on July 28, 2011 11:05 AM EST
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The IP 70 review unit package came bundled with a proprietary 802.11 b/g/n wireless dongle, the WL155.
The package contained the essentials to get the user up and running.
- Camera unit
- Ethernet cable
- 10W power adapter
- Mounting screws
- CD containing the setup software.
From top to bottom, the front of the IP camera contains the following components:
- Light sensor
- 6 IR lamps
- LED light
At the back of the unit, we have the following:
- USB port for wireless adapter dongle
- Audio output
- Microphone input
- Power adapter input
- Reset button
- I/O port
- RJ-45 Ethernet port
There is also a microSD card slot on the left side of the unit
The I/O port at the rear can be used to interface with home security systems. The input ports supports passive IR sensors, smoke detector other such sensors. The output ports can trigger external indicators like sirens.
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dac7nco - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - linkThat picture with the banana, altoids, calculators and dolls is the creepiest image I've ever seen in a tech review. Congratulations!
GridConnect - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - linkI am from Grid Connect and we are a re-seller of this product. You can find it on our website here:
I believe as the posting of this article we have the lowest price on this device available, its a very nice cameras as the review said and definitely worth checking out.
If this comment is read by the author we would appreciate it if you could update the post and put in the link to the product by our name.
ArtShapiro - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - linkWhy would a technical review of a product promote one particular vendor of said product?
GridConnect - Friday, July 29, 2011 - linkThey have linked to vendors in previous reviews that tell you where to buy it. If they dont want to thats fine, I was just trying to save people a step from having to Google our name, find the product, etc.
Hrel - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - linkOnly use I see for these things is security surveillance. Image quality looks WAY above minimum needed for that. Set it up to only record when it detects movement to save space and back it up to hard drives for later review. Still, I've seen whole systems for 200 bucks that include a DVR and 8 cameras. 1 Camera for that price is insane.
Maybe there's another niche use for networked cameras I haven't imagined? Probably, people do crazy stuff with camera's and tech.
GridConnect - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - linkActually for these types of cameras with comparable features these are very affordable. Most cameras with all of these features would cost you 3-4x that. The types of systems you are speaking of dont have things like email notifications, movement detection, and monitoring via cell phone just to name a few things.
sc3252 - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - linkThose $200 systems suck! As someone who has setup these cameras you do not want to go cheap, it just means they will fail or something else will go wrong. As they say, "time is money" you will find this out fast if you cheap out on security cameras, you will constantly be driving to and from the place of work to reset the camera or to make sure they are working, and good luck getting a usable picture in court...
PS: $200 is cheap for a security camera, the cheapest you really want to spend is around $400, going up to $2000 per camera...
bobbozzo - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - linkThere seems to be a word or two missing on page 5:
"so this is something we are not entirely about with the Compro IP 70"
ganeshts - Friday, July 29, 2011 - linkThanks! fixed :) It was something we were not entirely happy about with the Compro IP 70
Nihility - Friday, July 29, 2011 - linkIs the feed encrypted?