Review of Wansview Wireless IP Pan/Tilt/ Night Vision Internet Surveillance Camera Built-in Microphone With Phone remote monitoring support
Reviewed on: July 25, 2013
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Pros & Cons
The Wansview NC541W Wireless IP Camera features M-JPEG compression format, support 2 way audio, WiFi, built-in Pan/Tilt and IR lights, mobile phone view, provide alarm in and out interface, support UPNP and PPPOE, motion detection, email, FTP alarm etc. In addition, it is smartphone compatible (Iphone, Android & Blackberry) as well as viewable over the internet network using the standard Safari browser (no app necessary). The camera functions well as an Iphone baby monitor or as part of a home or office security system with remote internet monitoring ability. It comes with an easy setup instruction manual, requires only power and network connections. If Wi-Fi is used to connect the camera, then only power is must. Through external alarm device, the alarm information can be sent to email or mobile phone.
However, this internet surveillance camera requires a good knowledge of home networking and port forwarding to configure and install and therefore may not be easy to setup for some users.
Overall, the Wansview Wireless IP Camera comes with loads of features at an affordable price. With built-in Microphone, it enables user to monitor the sound on the site. User can also connect this equipment to the speaker, and it supports two-way intercom function.
- Dimension: 4.7 x 4.7 x 5.1 inches
- Weight: 1.6 pounds
Review Group #: 1
Easy to setup for some people and not so easy for others • Works well • Night vision works perfect • Hardwired instruction were clear • High quality feed • Works on internet or for CCTV • Some faced audio not working or not clear issues
Review Group #: 2
Pictures look great • PTZ controls works well • Camera needs to be connected to wired network and then configure the port forwarding • Do not use Wi-Fi for initial setup • Camera has a private IP address and needs public IP for port forwarding
Review Group #: 3
Has many features like motion detection, emailing, ftp etc. • Camera's resolution is quite blurry • Initial setup works only with Windows OS
Review Group #: 4
The motion detection works well • Image is good for the price point • PTZ and software setup works great • Instructions are difficult to understand and setup • Motion detector feature sends photos anytime the motion sensor gets tripped
Review Group #: 5
Works well on home wireless network but not on internet • Little tricky setting up the remote access feature on home network • Camera FTPs to an external web server if motion is detected • Having knowledge about basic networking / IP addresses configuration is needed • Good PTZ camera, night vision, indoor camera system that records on schedule, motion, or scheduled motion • Works well under many different lighting conditions
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