SwannEye HD camera review

The Swann SwannEye HD Pan & Tilt All-in-One IP Network Camera is an internet security camera packed with features for home & small business surveillance 24/7. Set up with ease, using a QR code and your smartphone or tablet. Remotely pan up to 350 degrees horizontally and tilt up to 100 degrees vertically via the internet, using your computer, smartphone or tablet. The system saves HD video and images to an SD card and sends you email notifications when motion is detected.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product Features

  • 720p recording resolution

For crisp, clear footage. Motion detector sends you an e-mail alert when activity is detected. Video Resolution: 720p 1280 x 720

  • Pan-and-tilt functionality

Lets you remotely pan up to 350° horizontally or tilt up to 100° vertically over the Internet or via your compatible tablet or mobile phone, so you can keep watch over a large area.

  • Built-in microphone and speaker

Hear every sound & conversation thanks to built-in microphone & speaker Provide clear audio.

  • Secure Digital card slot

Saves video & HD pictures to an SD card & send email notification when motion is detected

Offers local video storage (card not included).

  • Mountable design

For optimal placement on a wall or ceiling.

  • Network cable and Wi-Fi antenna

Ensure a secure network connection. Easy-to-install design utilizes a QR code and your compatible mobile phone or tablet for simple 3-step setup.

  • Viewing app (download required)

Enables remote viewing from your laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphones.

Use the free app to view on your Smartphone or tablet* including iPhone, iPad & Android devices. Compatible with Android, iOS, PC and Mac

 

The SwannEye HD security camera is very easy to set up, I was able to set it up without any problems and I am not technically minded at all. Images look good in HD quality and infrared vision just as good for night views. If motion is detected, it will record a few seconds of footage onto the SD card. I would have liked it to record images for longer. You can also take pictures and record video from the SwanEye app. The built in microphone and speakers are loud enough to have two way conversation remotely. The software/app that can be installed onto laptops/desktops or mobile phones is a let down. It is slow to respond or freezes sometimes.

Likes:

  • Good quality vision
  • Infrared vision for night viewing
  • Built in microphone and speakers
  • Built in Wi Fi capabilities or you can connect to your network using a network cable
  • Easy to install and setup
  • Records images when motion is detected

Dislikes:

  • Software is terrible, slow to respond and sometimes freezes
  • You can hear the camera as it moves/pans
  • Only a few seconds of footage is recorded when motion is detected

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

info source: swann.com.au, bhphotovideo.com, kogan.com.au

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