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Swann 1080p Full HD Wireless Wi Fi Camera with Heat/Motion Sensing Night Vision & Audio - Twin Pack £159.97 @ Laptops Direct

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Posted 19th Aug

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  • Full 1080p HD Quality
  • Install in minutes with no cables needed
  • Captures Facial features License plates upto 10 Meters away
  • Receive push notifications when motion is detected
  • 120 wide angle view
  • Smart Security Camera x 2
  • Magnetic Mounting Stand x 2
  • USB to Micro USB Charging Cable x 2
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Key Features

  • Full 1080p HD Quality
  • Install in minutes with no cables needed
  • Captures Facial features & License plates upto 10 Metres away
  • Recieve push notifications when motion is detected
  • 120° wide angle view
Connects Wirelessly
Connect in minutes to your existing WiFi network, with no need for a hub, base station or DVR

See More in Full HD
See faces, license plates, packages & more with crystal clear 1080p full HD video & wide 120° viewing angle day and night

Weatherproof
Mount it outdoors as it’s built tough to withstand sunshine, rain, snow & dust†

Easily Rechargeable
Easily recharge with the supplied USB cable into your smartphone's charging wall plug or a computer - no need to replace expensive batteries

Long Battery Life
The camera conserves energy when not in use & its long battery life means you only need to recharge a handful of times a year*

Heat Sensing
Swann's True Detect heat-based PIR motion detection reliably alerts you and records activity, with fewer false triggers

Free Local Storage
Save up to 7 days (hundreds) of 10-60 second video clips to the camera's built- in back-up memory

Secure Cloud Storage
Enjoy 2 days of free storage to secure cloud with the ability to expand that to 30 days*, and many more clips

Alerts & Playback
Receive push notifications if activity is detected and playback video clips with audio, all on your smartphone
Heat sensing?

From further research, it seems a pretty poor product?
amazon.co.uk/Swa…R9D

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I'll be up a ladder yet again today, unscrewing this thing to recharge and update firmware.

Several updates over the last two weeks have rendered this camera intermittent at best.

Not particularly happy with it, if you can't trust a security camera to work, whats the point of it? Won't be buying a second one as originally intended.
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Edited by: "Inquisitor" 19th Aug
Unless they've improved the software the issue with these is they don't arm when you leave like other brands do. So you will get alerts of motion when you are at home rather than just an intrusion when you're out.

They may have improved it but neos cams at 20 pounds each do a far better job, although need usb power whereas swann charge up if you need that.
crixus19/08/2019 16:22

Unless they've improved the software the issue with these is they don't …Unless they've improved the software the issue with these is they don't arm when you leave like other brands do. So you will get alerts of motion when you are at home rather than just an intrusion when you're out.They may have improved it but neos cams at 20 pounds each do a far better job, although need usb power whereas swann charge up if you need that.


They have updated the software so you a can enable home and away but personally I dont use it. I’d like to get notifications about what’s happening outside while I’m in the house anyway.

However, for anyone even slightly tempted to purchase these please don’t, they are absolute garbage in every single way. Mine is pretty much just a deterrent (hopefully) and useful for live view only.
I copied this from Amazon to save you time.

For a security company, I would expect a firm such as Swann to be on the ball. However that simply doesn't seem to be the case when they produced this camera.

I've held off writing this review because I was hoping that the quirks I was experiencing would settle or that I would find a purpose and place for this camera to be useful and effective. I've had the camera for about 2 weeks now and used it in a variety of ways, of which, most didn't perform the way in which I was hoping (or expecting).

Firstly, the positives. A good quality and well built unit with good picture quality in daylight and indoors. Sound quality from the camera using the inbuilt microphone is better than most I've come across and delivers good clear audio in both live view and recording mode.

The camera comes with a magnetic mount that can be stuck to a surface using the included 3M pads or by using a couple of small screws and clipping into the keyhole slots in the base. The base metal ball seems like a coated metal, but I'm unsure as to whether this is a non-ferrous metal or not.

The issues people have been experiencing where the camera is slipping down the ball and facing the floor hasn't affected me yet, however, the camera will move in wind which isn't ideal and additionally if it's for security, the camera will need to be mounted well out of reach to stop hopeful criminals whipping it away and running off with it!

Now for the not so good...

I've tried this outside next to my current Swann hard wired HD Cam and it simply wasn't fast enough to pick anyone up that came up the drive. Often I would get a notification 20 seconds after someone had been to the door and when I checked the footage all I could see was the back of the person leaving the drive. This is no match for my hard wired came with constant recording DVR.

My next task was to use it to record some wildlife, namely the birds in the garden at the feeder... Again... This simply didn't work as I got about 150 notifications of which it actually recorded an actual bird at the feeder about 5% of those. It's simply not fast enough.

My next was to have some fun to find out who was stealing so many chocolate biscuits from the kitchen cupboard. This wasn't that effective either to be honest, as it seemed to capture the action, all be it a little late, but didn't always trigger. I've tried playing with the sensitivities and although this does improve the situation, you will be recharging the camera every 2-3 days with the higher sensitivity setting.

Wifi range is pretty standard, although I have to say that even 3 meters from the router, in the same room with a clear line of sight to the BT HH6 it only registers at 63% which makes me wonder how good the antenna really is.

Lastly there's the matter of the settings. You can select home, away or night mode, customising each of these depending on your needs, such as setting the camera to not trigger when home etc. This feature is great in theory, however changing between modes is simply frustrating. When changing from home to away mode, the app says that the mode has changed, however it's as if the camera simply doesn't update until you've closed the app, waited a few minutes, opened the app again waited and then closed it, whilst pacing around in front of the camera hoping that it will pick something up. Several times I've set the away mode and it's ignored everything and everyone that's walked, run, danced and waved at the camera, making it too unreliable for me really.

I'm now in a dilemma... Do I keep it and hope that they will push another update to fix the quirks or should I return it and try something else... I bought this on a whim in the hopes that it would be a useful camera for security at the back of the house where I don't really want to run cables. Unfortunately, It's become a paperweight as I simply cannot be bothered with trying to negotiate with it.
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