Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Posted by Ron Hostetter in "Digital Home Hardware & Accessories" @ 07:00 AM
Product Category: Wi-Fi Security Camera
Manufacturer: 88Volts, Inc.
Where to Buy: Amazon [Affiliate]
Price: Dropcam Echo (with audio capabilities): $279.00 USD; Dropcam Standard: $199.00 USD
In the Box: Dropcam camera, Ethernet cable, power adapter, mounting hardware
Specifications: See web site
- Easy to set up;
- Camera can be placed anywhere a power outlet is available, Wi-Fi provides connection to Internet;
- Dropcam DVR can record video with markers where audio or mtion was detected.
- Hardware is somewhat expensive.
Summary: Dropcam is a very impressive solution to your security camera needs. The camera is very simple to set-up, and includes a Wi-Fi antenna that allows it to be placed anywhere without worrying about connecting a network cable. The simple web site steps you through setting up your camera, and within minutes, you can be viewing your camera online. Picture and sound quality are great, and the Dropcam DVR will mark where the camera detected motion or audio. Read more...