IP Cameras

Review: Reolink RLC-422 5MP PoE Dome IP Camera

It feels like it was just a few months ago that I reviewed my first 4MP camera. Today I am going to take a closer look at the 5 Megapixel Reolink RLC-422 dome camera with 4x zoom, kindly provided by Reolink for this review. What's in the ...

Best Indoor IP Camera – 2019 Recommendations

A DIY home security camera system is not complete unless it has indoor cameras. Outdoor cameras are great at securing your home's perimeter and alert you to an intrusion, but what if the intruder has already made their way into your home? That's why ...

Best Outdoor IP Camera – 2019 Recommendations

Our annual roundup of the best outdoor IP cameras to buy has become a very popular resource for those who want to create their own DIY security camera system. We have received many emails from readers with compliments and further questions about IP ...

Review: Reolink C1 Pro 4MP Wireless Indoor Pan-Tilt IP Camera

Reolink recently launched their latest indoor pan-tilt wireless camera, the 4 Megapixel Reolink C1 Pro. I got the chance to do a thorough hands-on review and I found it to be a great multi-purpose DIY security camera. With its easy setup, built-in ...

Arlo Pro vs. Arlo HD

The Netgear Arlo is that once in a century product, that totally revolutionizes the industry by making taking something niche into the mainstream. As I noted in my recent Reolink Argus wire-free camera review, I was initially against ...

Review: Reolink Argus Wire-free Security Camera

I'll admit it - I have never been a fan of battery powered security cameras and have stayed away from them in the past. I am a set-it-and-forget-it type of person and that is probably why batteries have never appealed to me. Well all that changed ...

Review: Reolink RLC-423 4MP PTZ IP Camera

While I have owned and reviewed quite a few outdoor IP cameras and pan-tilt indoor cameras regular readers will note that my DIY CCTV system does not include a Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera. I have even got a few emails asking me why I don't write much ...

Hikvision vs. Dahua – The Most Popular IP Cameras Compared

Hikvision and Dahua are two of the most popular IP camera brands among DIY enthusiasts. Most of my cameras are Hiks, but that's more due to my lack of experience when I first got into DIY CCTV. Often when I saw recommendations being made online, it ...

Best Indoor IP Camera 2017 Recommendations

The 2018 version of this article is now available. While reviewing the articles we published in 2016, my wife and I realized that we did not write much about indoor IP security cameras. For the most part, this was because we did not have ...

Best Outdoor IP Camera 2017 Recommendations

The 2018 version of this article is now available. When I sat down to write my list of the best IP cameras last year, I wanted to bring you an easy to follow guide to the best technology in the home security market. That post took months of ...

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