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ANNKE 8CH Security Surveillance System H 264 1080P Lite DVR with 1TB HDD and 8 1080P HD Weatherproof CCTV Camera System 100ft Night Vision Easy Remote Access

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.4
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
142
Old Reviews
44
Unverified
11
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Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
5 meters
SIZE
Yes
VIDEO

Review Summary - 87 recent, verified reviews

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Setup
 25
system, set, easy, setup, install
+100%
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" ...  First, setup was not too bad, if you’re handy, it will be easy to install and program.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels light and flimsy, but works well and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy bu following directions, the app makes it easy to check in on my house when I am away at work.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy set up, you basically connect the cameras to the DVR, hook up a monitor and turn it on.  ...  "
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" ...  The system was so easy to install, so I don't need to call the expert and come to install it.  ...  "
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" ...  Once they give you the temporary password, it works like a charm!  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras were easy to install and setting up the hard drive wasn’t hard either.  ...  "
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" ...  Stupid easy to install and setup, including the smartphone app.  ...  "
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Ease of Use
 15
set, easy, app, user, system
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Some of the set up was a little difficult because I'm not as tech savvy as others but I have it figured out and it's now a breeze to work.  ...  "
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" ...  First, setup was not too bad, if you’re handy, it will be easy to install and program.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone App was easy too.  ...  "
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" ...  The system was so easy to install, so I don't need to call the expert and come to install it.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy bu following directions, the app makes it easy to check in on my house when I am away at work.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Stupid easy to install and setup, including the smartphone app.  ...  "
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" ...  Its also easy to set up with any problems.  ...  "
Camera
 15
camera system, far, clear, system, super
+100%
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" ...  So far I enjoy my camera system.  ...  "
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" ...  Thiswas affordable and amazing that it includes 8 cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera are working fine so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Cameras have been up a few months now and so far so good.  ...  "
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" ...  It has 8 cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  (As you can see in the daylight backyard photo, the mega grainy photo that is the “new and improved” camera and the clear photo of the back yard is the original system camera) It’s all plastic where my original camera are metal.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the system,The picture quality on the cameras is phenomenal.  ...  "
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" ...  We don't need to buy 2 cameras.  ...  "
Price
 12
system, money, good, worth, reasonable
+100%
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" ...  Pretty good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I like this product a lot because the combination of price and the quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a very good system for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Having said that, system is exactly was expected at this price point.  ...  "
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" ...  Just getting use to them is a bit challenging, but overall good for the price !  ...  "
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" ...  Great cameras for a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, it worth.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my third system and was about to just give up but this is a nice one and the price was reasonable.  ...  "
Software Platform
 11
stupid, qr, password, viewing, trying
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Stupid easy to install and setup, including the smartphone app.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone App was easy too.  ...  "
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" ...  There’s also an app that you can download if you want to check on your house when you’re not home.  ...  "
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" ...  GOOD luck trying to get APP working .  ...  "
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" ...  I have been looking for a reliable home security system for a few months, so after searching amazon reviews & prices I decided on this system (8 cameras, 1TB hard drive, 60ft long wires, DVR). ... There is a phone app for viewing (I am still trying to work out the kinks).  ...  "
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" ...  Once I downloaded the other app everything was fine.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 11
quality, clear, good, system, pictures
+100%
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" ...  Picture is raczor sharp.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is very clear and online immediately once I get it running.  ...  "
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" ...  The images are very clear, we can enlarge easily to check detail.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the system,The picture quality on the cameras is phenomenal.  ...  "
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" ...  Th picture quality is really great.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear pictures and video.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is great day and night.  ...  "
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" ...  Physical set up is pretty straight forward and picture quality seems good so far.  ...  "
Cables
 9
wires, power supply, wiring, wire, length
+100%
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" ...  This system is SUPER easy to set up, however to run the wires inside the house to hook up to the DVR my require a lil experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Installed my system with a dedicated power supply and custom length rg58 siamesed cables. ... Put the DVR and power supply in basement and ran all cables to them.  ...  "
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" ...  The set up is easy, although wires are almost always a pain  ...  "
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" ...  Save lots of money :) The cables are long enough which can reach outside and inside of the building.  ...  "
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" ...  The hardest part was fishing the wiring in the attic and down a bedroom wall.  ...  "
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" ...  Make sure you know right where you want them incase you need more wire.  ...  "
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" ...  Took me a long time to install the whole system because the 8 camera mont on the wall and all the cables.  ...  "
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" ...  Approximately 2 Hours later I had the first 4 of 8 cameras installed and was very pleased, my wire management has something to be desired but who cares it worked.  ...  "
Capacity
 8
system, see
+100%
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" ...  We can get notification when someone come to our house.  ...  "
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" ...  My parents live with me and I have a three floor house.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the system, would recommend it to family and friends!  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this security system to protect my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I can see At Least a 100 feet.  ...  "
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" ...  We now have all sides of the house covered.  ...  "
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" ...  Has already helped us catch people on our property.  ...  "
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" ...  Plan on building enclosures for each to see if it reduces this problem.  ...  "
Apps
 8
viewing, trying, download, annke, xmeye
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Stupid easy to install and setup, including the smartphone app.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone App was easy too.  ...  "
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" ...  There’s also an app that you can download if you want to check on your house when you’re not home.  ...  "
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" ...  GOOD luck trying to get APP working .  ...  "
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" ...  Once I downloaded the other app everything was fine.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 7
thought, system, last, installed, could
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I've installed it at my house for over one weeks now.  ...  "
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" ...  So long as it lasts I'll be pretty happy.  ...  "
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" ...  We've had this system for 3 months now and it has held up well.  ...  "
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" ...  ok. Updating the last review.  ...  "
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" ...  But was stopped by the price higher by 60 $ in less than 4 weeks.  ...  "
Video Playback
 5
live, videos, resolution, quality, picture
+100%
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" ...  Video quality is as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  1TB HDD with H.264+ is also great which reduce video size and save my videos longer.  ...  "
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" ...  The video resolution is great  ...  "
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" ...  Great system with great live video.  ...  "
Marketplace
 5
seller, real, purchased, product, happy
+100%
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" ...  The seller is great too.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very happy with this item thanks  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you ANNKE for a great product.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  I am a real person (lol) real amazon shopper, I am not being paid to post this. ... damonsmithsenior@yahoo.com  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 5
view, system, easy, connect, tried
+80%
-20%
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" ...  To view remotely via a smartphone is very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good home security system.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to connect with moble phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy set up, you basically connect the cameras to the DVR, hook up a monitor and turn it on.  ...  "
Night Photography
 5
see, night vision, good, system, photo
+100%
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" ...  The image is so sharp and video very clear even at night!  ...  "
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" ...  The night vision is not as good but you can still see pretty well.  ...  "
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" ...  So the cameras apparently have very good light sensitivity.  ...  "
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" ...  (As you can see in the daylight backyard photo, the mega grainy photo that is the “new and improved” camera and the clear photo of the back yard is the original system camera) It’s all plastic where my original camera are metal.  ...  "
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" ...  At night, the night vision is sooo clear .  ...  "
Network
 5
system, see
+100%
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" ...  My parents live with me and I have a three floor house.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this security system to protect my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I can see At Least a 100 feet.  ...  "
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" ...  We now have all sides of the house covered.  ...  "
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" ...  You will need a good strong wifi signal to view video on your phone.  ...  "
Resolution
 4
system, image, details, 720p, 1080p
+100%
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" ...  The cameras provided 720P HD videos and the image is so clear so I can see the details.  ...  "
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" ...  1080p is giving me all the image details I needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Great HD Security Camera Set For The Price, I Was An Amcrest Guy Only Now I'll buy these mainly because of Quality, Pricing and Availability over Amcrest  ...  "
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" ...  The video resolution is great  ...  "
Call quality
 4
support, phone, answer, annke, tech
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Annke you need to call me damit!  ...  "
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" ...  And its a joke if you think someone is going to answer the support phone number when you call!  ...  "
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" ...  It works ok but if you encounter a problem with it like I did, you will not get neither a call back nor an email from their support team.  ...  "
User Manual
 3
instruction
-100%
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" ...  The instruction manual had all the instructions you would need.  ...  "
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" ...  manual is awful !  ...  "
Memory
 3
drive
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The bonus is there is hard drive included so I don’t need to buy anything for this.  ...  "
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" ...  The hard drive is made by Toshiba.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Feels light and flimsy, but works well and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  The boxes were very sturdy.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  5 meters
Camera
Video:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
5 meters
SIZE
Yes
VIDEO