SMONET Motion Alert Home Security Camera System

Last updated: August 4, 2022

SMONET Motion Alert Home Security Camera System

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Product Details

In our analysis of 98 expert reviews, the SMONET Motion Alert Home Security Camera System placed 11th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

SMONET AHD Home Security Camera System, 8CH 1080P AHD DVR+4PCS 1080P Security Cameras+Pre-installed 1TB Hard Drive, 65ft Super Night Vision, Plug and Play, Motion Detection and Email Alerts AHD DVR Features: 1. 8CH 1080P AHD Digital Video Recorder Pre-installed 1TB Hard Drive 2. Video Compression:Advanced H.264, HDMI/VGA Output:1080P 3. Support Video Preview/Recording/Playback/USB Backup 4. Support Android/IOS/Windows PC Remote View 5. Networking Protocol: DHCP, PPPOE, FTP, DNS, DDNS, NTP, UPNP etc. 6. 1 SATA Port, Up to 6TB Max., 2PCS USB2.0 Port 7. Power Supply Input: DC12V-2000mA, Output: 100-240V Camera Features: 1. Image Sensor: 1/4” Color CMOS 2. Image Resolution: 1920*1080 3. Lens: 3.6mm Lens 4. Infrared IR LED Lights: 6pcs 5. Night Vision: 65Ft (20m) 6. Minimum Illumination: 0 Lux (IR On) 7. Weatherproof: Yes 8. Working Temperature: From -50°F to 122°F 9. Power Supply Input: DC12V-1000mA, Output: 100-240V What is Included: *8CH 1080P AHD Digital Video Recorder Pre-installed 1TB Hard Drive x1 *1080P Weatherproof Bullet Cameras x4 *60ft BNC Cables (Cable: 60 Feet) x4 *Power Supply(12V-2A) for DVR (Cable:4 Feet) x1 *Power Supply(12V-4A) for Camera (Cable:4 Feet) x1 *1 to 4 Splitter Cable for Power Supply x1 *Mouse x1 *User Manual x1 *Software CD x1 (Be Sure to Have a PC or TV Monitor, a VGA or HDMI Cable, a Router to View Video Remotely) Welcome to Our Shop and Enjoy Your Happy Shopping!)

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Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Thanks to its advanced technology and impressive features, this is among the best surveillance systems. With this device installed in your home, you can rest assured when you are away from home.
Smonet's wireless security camera system can be used both indoors and outdoors and is a four channel, 720p recording setup. It comes with a ¼ inch color CMOS image sensor as well as four cameras, each with a four millimeter lens.
Range of customizable packages, Easy set-up, All required cables are included, Lifetime of tech support and excellent warranty.
It is suitable for homes and small video projects in which it will help you record, play footage back, and do other remote functions better and more easily.

What reviewers didn't like

No hard drive included with purchase, drops WiFi signal outdoors, picture freezing. Video playback glitches, Factory reset may not resolve recording issues. Poor tech support from company, lenses prone to scratching.
The cameras have lower resolution than some of the more expensive options on the market. Some issues with viewing it in Windows. Motion detection can result in some false alerts
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