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Blink Indoor Home Security Camera System with Motion Detection HD Video 2 Year Battery Life and Cloud Storage Included 3 Camera Kit

Last Updated: August 19, 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.7
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Total Reviews
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Review Summary - 853 recent, verified reviews

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Ease of Use
 148
easy to set, easy to install, system, set, easy to use
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Fairly easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Great system and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and great pictures and video.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear photo, light and easy to setup  ...  "
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" ...  Blink is simple to set up and really easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Blink was an awesome device with incredibly easy setup and function.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install, bought more after this for more coverage  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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Setup
 145
easy to install, setup, set, install, easy to set
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Easy to install Records good in cloud.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup is easy, but that's the extent of the good.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  - Setup is dirt-simple ... OTOH, if you are happy with the plain-vanilla "Security" implementation as it comes out of the box, go for it: easy setup, decent pix .  ...  "
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" ...  The Blink Indoor Home Security Camera is lightweight and super easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Great system and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras work well and are easy to set up, mount, and etc.  ...  "
Camera
 138
cameras, blink, indoor, outdoor, security
+81%
-19%
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" ...  This camera was so easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm buying add on cameras next! ... BTW, we use the indoor camera outside.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my cameras!  ...  "
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" ...  Note: If you DO NOT need a hidden camera, this is a good camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Am happy with all the Blink cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice babysitter, you can take photos or videos even if it's disabled.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera quality is good, does what it needs to do.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice low-cost camera.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 67
blink, alexa, sync module, app, sync
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Like how you can connect up to 10 camera at once.  ...  "
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" ...  This product connects easily.  ...  "
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" ...  It works with a downloadable free app which is easy to connect.  ...  "
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" ...  I just added it to my existing Blink system.  ...  "
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" ...  You also get notifications on your phone as needed. ... It is affordable and compatible with amazon devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, this system was fairly simple to set up and everything was pretty much done on my cell phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and the app works well at keeping you informed via your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Also connects to Alexa so you can do some simple voice staus commands, but your phone is a better avenue to work with Blink.  ...  "
Battery Life
 65
battery, battery life, last, cameras, 2 years
+45%
-55%
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" ...  I have not receive a response from Blink for over 48 hrs.  ...  "
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" ...  One caveat though: battery life . ... At noon, it could say "OK", but by evening the batteries could be dead. ... So, if you are going away, figure on putting fresh batteries in the cams so you don't get a "Dead Battery" notif when you're 600 miles away.  ...  "
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" ...  On the description of this product says batteries last 2 years but I have been using almost for two MONTHS only and is over and needs replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  At least I got 10 lithium AA batteries for the hundreds of dollars I blew on these pieces of junk.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolute garbage product, batteries die every couple of days, support team is useless  ...  "
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" ...  And they said they charge again is this some kind fraud ?  ...  "
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" ...  The battery lasted less than  ...  "
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" ...  Batteries were changed twice and still didn’t work.  ...  "
Price
 59
money, value, waste your money, waste of money, system
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Ok quality for price  ...  "
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" ...  The best wireless camera for an amazing price!!  ...  "
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" ...  Especially for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  By far the best camera system that Amazon can offer for this great price!  ...  "
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" ...  Product overall is great for the cost. ... Overall, worth the money(recommend getting the mounts).  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good item for the cost.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for the price  ...  "
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" ...  The cost is fair and a must.  ...  "
Software Platform
 58
blink, alexa, smartthings, ifttt, disarm
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Very reliable and the app is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Download the Blink App and you can easily from your Android Smart Phone view live video from your camera, review video captures, and make settings adjustments no problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I also like the free cloud app.  ...  "
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" ...  The app works well too.  ...  "
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" ...  are very easily adjusted with app.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't really complain about anything in the app.  ...  "
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" ...  After I downloaded the app onto my device it took 10 minutes to set up and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The Blink software is a Work In Progress, but is simple to use as long as you don't need to download your recordings.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 57
months, weeks, blink, stopped working, cameras
+33%
-67%
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" ...  This item didn’t last for 4 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Always have connection issues and can't seem to figure out why, even after working on a solution with blink.  ...  "
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" ...  I had it for a year and now it doesnt work.  ...  "
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" ...  Defective product not working , the blink sync module doesn’t work , I want a replacement or a refund  ...  "
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" ...  works until it doesn’t, and that doesn’t might be within the week?  ...  "
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" ...  I think I returned something once 3 years ago, so that should give you some idea of how disappointed I am with this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to have the sync module replaced.  ...  "
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" ...  I realized this system was not really working as well as I had hoped because there are 4 roommates in total and the system was videotaping every time there was movement.  ...  "
Apps
 49
blink, live, easy to use, works well, app is easy
+61%
-39%
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" ...  After I downloaded the app onto my device it took 10 minutes to set up and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The app and camera work great  ...  "
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" ...  the app is well-made and the cameras are DE-E-cent.  ...  "
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" ...  Also love that it’s all stored to the cloud and I can save whatever videos I need and delete the others and it doesn’t cost me anything!!!  ...  "
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" ...  I particularly appreciate being able to see live video of my home with the app.  ...  "
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" ...  The App doesn't need to be running on your phone to work (like some other security Apps which drain your battery) 8.  ...  "
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" ...  They all work well with the original module and can be fine tuned via the Blink App.  ...  "
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" ...  Instead, in the SmartThings web app, I created a simulated switch (this was kind of the heart of it). ... You have to log into the SmartThings web app to create the simulated switch (not the mobile app) and then it's easy peasy.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 47
quality, clear, video, image, sound
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Picture quality is OK - it is clear enough to see everything you need to see.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture/video shots are very clear!  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Image and sound are adequate but not awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Image is neat  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures are decent as the field of view covers the main areas and are clear. ... The picture is a great addition as is the video.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and sound are great.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is really clear and its a theft deterrent.  ...  "
Capacity
 46
room, yard, check, living, kitchen
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I've bought this system for my house bnb parents house. ... And in laws house.  ...  "
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" ...  Using this one for garage coverage and it works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I put mine in a closet near the middle of my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a very small office space that I just recently started sharing.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great when we were selling our house.  ...  "
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" ...  but it works great for my little apartment.  ...  "
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" ...  Our home is about 2,500 square feet with 2 floors and a detached guest house which picks up the sync module as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the XT version Mounted on the second story of my house.  ...  "
Night Photography
 41
night vision, bright, night, low light, dark
+59%
-41%
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" ...  Can change light settings.  ...  "
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" ...  At night it has a flashes if it detects a motion so it won’t be a worry of mine.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice bright lights when you want to see the video in the dark.  ...  "
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" ...  Night vision is awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Good vision in night time.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent night vision and resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  If you want a picture at night, you have to turn the light on for the system. ... This will allow the camera's internal light to come on in the dark when it records.  ...  "
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" ...  Great camera in day light.  ...  "
Other
 38
detection, sensor, detector, sensitivity, night vision
+45%
-55%
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" ...  Nearly impossible to get it to accurately detect motion on my front porch.  ...  "
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" ...  The motion detection is terrible, the system sensitivity settings does not work properly.  ...  "
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" ...  No matter how I adjust the settings, inevitably the cameras will miss significant motion.  ...  "
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" ...  Motion sensor only picks up movement when you least want it to (very little movement compared to something walking literally right in front of it).  ...  "
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" ...  After 4 months it stopped letting me control the motion sensors (it constantly records).  ...  "
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" ...  Also, when I turned down the motion detector, it didn't pick up pretty motions when it should have.  ...  "
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" ...  Poor motiOn detection.  ...  "
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" ...  I also get motion detection recording alert even though there is no motion.  ...  "
Wifi
 29
wi fi, router, blink, module, connected
+55%
-45%
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" ...  If you have good WiFi you should have no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  It shows better connection to Router than the Blink module.  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting to the network was very straightforward but WiFi signal was not stable when the camera is further.  ...  "
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" ...  Each module can handle up to 10 cameras and you can locate it anywhere there's a power outlet within range of your WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  The motion sensitivity, Wi-Fi connection, and images are great.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to connect with your home Wi-Fi and add-on to your existing Blink system.  ...  "
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" ...  Works good & easy to use, but wi fi connection weak on all of them cuz there outside. ... Need stronger wi fi connector blink.  ...  "
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" ...  Wi-fi signal from the furthest camera is low, according to the app, but works fine.  ...  "
Marketplace
 28
product, picture, advertised, works, days
+54%
-46%
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" ...  Thank you very much!  ...  "
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" ...  Picture is ok, I expected better.  ...  "
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" ...  Image is neat  ...  "
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" ...  Product is as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a terrific deal during Amazon prime days.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is a great addition as is the video.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Original review: So far so good!  ...  "
Returns
 26
returned, refund, fix, could, wish i could
+4%
-96%
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" ...  Wish i could get my money back!  ...  "
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" ...  Since I bought the system two months ago (I delayed setting it up), it is too late to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Could not fix so returned  ...  "
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" ...  Too late to return it but I would if I could.  ...  "
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" ...  They are sending a replacement so I hope my overall rating changes, but for now .  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately I Purchased this back in December on special and just added it to our system this past week so the return window has passed.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return.  ...  "
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" ...  After a number of attempt to fix this problem, I discovered that the return policy for amazon is 30 days (I purchased these products 6 weeks ago).  ...  "
Network
 25
house, router, signal, coverage, module
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Works good & easy to use, but wi fi connection weak on all of them cuz there outside.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm getting enough coverage for a fraction of other home security systems.  ...  "
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" ...  My needs are pretty straight forward as I have line of sight from three main areas that cover all entry points to the house.  ...  "
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" ...  We live in the middle of nowhere and use a 4g home router as our primary internet.  ...  "
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" ...  It shows better connection to Router than the Blink module.  ...  "
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" ...  I've bought this system for my house bnb parents house. ... And in laws house.  ...  "
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" ...  The range and width is awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Using this one for garage coverage and it works perfectly.  ...  "
Fit
 22
mounts, falling, white, fit, clips
+45%
-55%
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" ...  The back keeps falling off ... The back cover keeps falling off.  ...  "
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" ...  The wall mount doesn’t fit on to the camera so it’s completely useless.  ...  "
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" ...  Something the connection is lost or the back falls off.  ...  "
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" ...  Also flimsy construction where the back lid kept falling off.  ...  "
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" ...  BUT the mount does not fit, and I need to mount it.  ...  "
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" ...  there is no way that it can be installed without it falling off. ... The design is so bad that it will not stay together unless you glue it or tape it together.  ...  "
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" ...  Is you're buying this camera to monitor people/children in real time, this is not a good fit.  ...  "
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" ...  The only reason I went with the interior system in the first place because of the white case.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 20
way audio, quality, picture and sound, hear, audio
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Image and sound are adequate but not awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear images and videos, but the sound could have been better.  ...  "
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" ...  The video and sound quality and motion dectector works great !  ...  "
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" ...  Quality of video is decent, audio is good, goes to your mobile, you can set for 30 second intervals, and it will keep going. ... You can still hear.  ...  "
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" ...  They have great sound, and visual clarity.  ...  "
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" ...  I wish it had the 2 way audio like the outdoor ones do (granted you could just buy an outdoor one).  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and sound are great.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture and video sound is real clear.  ...  "
Lagging
 20
delay, recording, lag, seconds, motion detection
+5%
-95%
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" ...  Cameras stop recording motion every couple of days unless reset.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a 5 second or more delay in the "live" video.  ...  "
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" ...  LAG/DELAY is aweful! ... I would have to open the camera app which only live streams when you click the photo in the app and then lag is horrible.  ...  "
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" ...  It constantly goes offline and you have to continually reconnect .  ...  "
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" ...  Recording limited to maximum of 60 seconds then stops which I find annoying.  ...  "
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" ...  Things coming straight at it don’t set it off, there is a delay in the start of recording, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I have reset several times.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a lag time before the camera starts recording so the person may have come and is leaving by the time the camera starts recording. ... The most annoying problem that still persists to this day is the amount of time I set to record each video (60 seconds is the maximum recording time) does not work consistently.  ...  "
Build Quality
 19
bracket, spring, mount, interior, falling
+42%
-58%
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" ...  Something the connection is lost or the back falls off.  ...  "
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" ...  - Arm the system  ...  "
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" ...  The only reason I went with the interior system in the first place because of the white case.  ...  "
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" ...  Whoever it was saw the camera, ripped it off the cheap plastic mounting bracket, and smashed it.  ...  "
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" ...  Also flimsy construction where the back lid kept falling off.  ...  "
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" ...  The back cover keeps falling off.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera quality is bad, app is glitchy and also scuffed, and plastic feels cheap.  ...  "
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" ...  It is extremely difficult to tighten them in the position you want them to stay.  ...  "
Features
 18
blue, feature, turn, features, turned
+61%
-39%
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" ...  I like their added “areas to ignore” feature  ...  "
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" ...  Can change light settings.  ...  "
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" ...  Night mode works awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Has a light that works in dark  ...  "
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" ...  Blink has all of the features that I feel are important.  ...  "
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" ...  Blink keeps adding new features so I hope they come out with a geofencing feature in the future.  ...  "
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" ...  This system works both light and dark but the dark needs light to see. ... I chose to turn the auto light at night off and have a simple night light on in the room instead.  ...  "
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" ...  The light (illumination) can be turned off but it still flashes a blue light when it senses motion, which can be good or bad depending on your preference.  ...  "
For Travel
 13
home, away, wanted, trip, security
+77%
-23%
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" ...  We recently bought this product before going on vacation to watch over our home while away.  ...  "
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" ...  We were even able to get alerts during a recent trip to China.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this unit to keep an eye on our new kitten while we are away on vacation.  ...  "
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" ...  We ordered these cameras to be able to check on our house while away for vacation.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this to monitor our vacation home while we are away.  ...  "
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" ...  These were excellent while we were away on our trip.  ...  "
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" ...  Monitor use of a vacation home  ...  "
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" ...  We got this for our vacation condo.  ...  "
Video Playback
 12
quality, good, clear, videos, sound
+92%
-8%
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" ...  The picture is a great addition as is the video.  ...  "
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" ...  The video in standard and the higher are both fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear video and good playback  ...  "
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" ...  The video quality is decent enough for price.  ...  "
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" ...  Video quality is good  ...  "
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" ...  excellent quality video.  ...  "
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" ...  I am simply amazed at the video quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Video clarity is crisp and clear.  ...  "
For Kids
 11
night, check, wants, system, home
+73%
-27%
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" ...  They make our kids feel more secure and us a parents also!  ...  "
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" ...  Outstanding we have my 84 yr old mother living with us now.  ...  "
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" ...  Keeping on on kids  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend this system for any parent that wants extra security for their kids with either watching the babysitter or just having peace of mind at night.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these for our adult children.  ...  "
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" ...  It wakes up my kids!  ...  "
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" ...  Our primary purpose for this system is to check on our kids while we're at work.  ...  "
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" ...  We are going to buy one for our daughter!  ...  "
Device Stand
 11
mount, fit, mounting bracket, photo, mounting brackets
+18%
-82%
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" ...  The wall mount doesn’t fit on to the camera so it’s completely useless.  ...  "
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" ...  There no instructions whatsoever on how to use the mounting bracket, and from what I can tell, the mounting bracket that was included is designed for a different camera (see attached photo). ... Am I supposed to just use duct tape to attach this camera to the wall?!  ...  "
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" ...  Only issue we have found is with the mounts.  ...  "
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" ...  The one thing that Blink could have provided, but was missing, was a plastic wall anchor for the enclosed screw.  ...  "
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" ...  and the WALL bracket does NOT fit the camera .  ...  "
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" ...  BUT the mount does not fit, and I need to mount it.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, my kit did not have the mounting brackets, which are included with purchase according to the item list on the box.  ...  "
Memory
 10
cloud, videos, space, free, monthly
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I love that there are no monthly fees (dislike: the storage can fill up very quickly but I’m sure if there was a monthly fee to pay there would be plenty more storage. ... The positive with the storage is you can share whatever clip you want to keep and delete the rest to free up storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Has internal storage and Cloud access.  ...  "
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" ...  The storage space is nowhere near enough for high quality videos for a full day.  ...  "
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" ...  Will report if company can recover files.  ...  "
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" ...  Uses Amazon to store pictures/videos, but can delete unwanted videos to keep space to a minimum.  ...  "
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" ...  First off,there's no monthly subscription and cloud storage is included.  ...  "
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" ...  Free Cloud storage forever.  ...  "
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" ...  Free cloud storage  ...  "
Product As Described
 10
advertised, works, product, image, exactly
+80%
-20%
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" ...  This is the BEST purchase I think I have ever made and works exactly as advertised .  ...  "
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" ...  Delivers what is advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Product is as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture is ok, I expected better.  ...  "
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" ...  Image is neat  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is a great addition as is the video.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
Notifications
 9
phone, alerts, send, notification, motion
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Notifications come across my iPhone pretty quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The notifications from motion detector have been relevant thus far .  ...  "
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" ...  Notifications and videos on your smart phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Notifications upon camers activation of usage is an absolute plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Alerts via phone work well.  ...  "
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" ...  You also get notifications on your phone as needed.  ...  "
Color
 9
video, image, clear, low, images
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Images are clear and video is good.  ...  "
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" ...  If you don't do this, you won't have a clear image.  ...  "
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" ...  No one gets in without being seen & recorded clear enoughf to tell what color eyes they have.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall good picture, good color, good low light hi def image.  ...  "
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" ...  Image is neat  ...  "
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" ...  Nice bright lights when you want to see the video in the dark.  ...  "
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" ...  You need to change the settings to keep images for a year.  ...  "
Video Recording
 8
quality, motion, good, cameras, three
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Video quality is good  ...  "
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" ...  The picture and video quality of the cameras is pretty good!  ...  "
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" ...  Video only when motion occurs is fine.  ...  "
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" ...  And also records vid clips of the motion that captured at the time.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend buying this just for the HD recording and motion sensor capabilities.  ...  "
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" ...  Good video quality.  ...  "
Storage
 8
storage, want, monthly, light, installation
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  I love that there are no monthly fees (dislike: the storage can fill up very quickly but I’m sure if there was a monthly fee to pay there would be plenty more storage. ... The positive with the storage is you can share whatever clip you want to keep and delete the rest to free up storage.  ...  "
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" ...  One went right to the freezer and with her mouth!! ... took an ice cube out of the compartment.  ...  "
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" ...  I simply set the cameras on drawers, paintings, bookshelves, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  We are using these for security in our office space.  ...  "
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" ...  They work great, but I don’t want to use it in my impaired sons room as the light comes on in the dark, where as I have another motion detector and it’s infrared so I can check on him at night without any bright light coming on.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a really wide angle so it can get a lot of space in the view.  ...  "
Comfort
 8
back, position, light, keeps, feel
+38%
-63%
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" ...  there is no way that it can be installed without it falling off.  ...  "
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" ...  It is extremely difficult to tighten them in the position you want them to stay.  ...  "
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" ...  The back keeps falling off ... The back cover keeps falling off.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Something the connection is lost or the back falls off.  ...  "
Charging
 8
charge, batteries, use, battery, also
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I’m glad to see that they put in a rechargeable battery and you can also plug in a wire now so you don’t have to worry about the battery running down.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For the cost it can't be beat and no monthly charge  ...  "
comment
" ...  Biggest pro is it takes battery vs having to plug in, unlike Amazon’s.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nic that u can plug in save on batteries  ...  "
Door
 7
door, see, inside, wi, receiver
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  Used for inside to monitor front door/hallway/kitchen while teenager home alone for short periods of time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Original method of using a ring door bell has proven much more effective.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This product was solid, I have a long apartment and needed a camera on both sides of my apartment, front door and back door and I was worried about the connection with the distance between the four units (Wi-Fi router, 2 cameras, and the receiver box) but the connection was fine there's even apart in the settings for each camera within the app that lets you see the connection status to both the receiver box and the Wi-Fi signal for the camera.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is inside my garage aimed at 3 doors.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like the in door out door ones better.  ...  "
Cables
 7
wire, need, systems, needed, free
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  I’m glad to see that they put in a rechargeable battery and you can also plug in a wire now so you don’t have to worry about the battery running down.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the product, especially the fact that you don't need any cords!  ...  "
comment
" ...  After numerous phone calls to blink and the cable company and several misguided "solutions", I finally found some one who had the answer: unlike my router in NJ, the VT router switches back and forth between 2 Ghz and 5 Ghz, depending on need (my Ghz numbers may be off a little but you get the idea) The blink cameras are only 2Ghz compatible (may actually be 2.5 Ghz).  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like the price , quality and no wires  ...  "
comment
" ...  i wanted it cause it was easy and didnt have to run wires all over the place.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Completely wire free is a plus.  ...  "
Ports
 7
usb, hub, connect, tried, sources
+43%
-57%
comment
" ...  Unit hub constantly goes off-line and if you’re not home you cannot reset it so the item is useless if you are away. ... If the power goes out and does not re-connect you have to be there physically to reconnect the hub.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Tried using different power sources and cables but to no avail.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Therefore I tried changing USB power plugs and had the same issues.  ...  "
Call quality
 7
talk, better, back, sound, see
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  They would be even better if they had a two way talk feature, however the image and audio quality has been very good both day and night.  ...  "
comment
" ...  After numerous phone calls to blink and the cable company and several misguided "solutions", I finally found some one who had the answer: unlike my router in NJ, the VT router switches back and forth between 2 Ghz and 5 Ghz, depending on need (my Ghz numbers may be off a little but you get the idea) The blink cameras are only 2Ghz compatible (may actually be 2.5 Ghz).  ...  "
comment
" ...  Has sound but would be a big improvement if had a speaker to talk with.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can still hear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It lets me know when family members arrive home This saves a phone call .  ...  "
Overall performance
 6
overall, job, price, performance
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  Overall, I feel that the value is good and this system does get the job done.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great job Blink we need a affordable camera .  ...  "
comment
" ...  The two stars are because of how smooth this process was.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Performance is as stated.  ...  "
Delivery
 6
came, time, packaged, arrived, packaging
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  But on another note, the box it came in was really beat up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  great product, arrived earlier than expected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Delivered on-time, good price, good packaging.  ...  "
comment
" ...  -Beautifuly packaged, gives the feeling of a great product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Came on time.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 6
bright, vision, extremely, video, setup
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  The mounting back panel is JUNK.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Some of the issues were that the video screen turned green so vision was low.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For instance, there seems to be no way to control the sequence in which cams are shown and the only available display is a sequential list: Ok for 1-2 cams, not so much for 5+ .  ...  "
Size
 6
compact, sleek, good, camera
+100%
comment
" ...  It's small and sleek  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is small and blends in very well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The portability and small footprint is unbeatable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good quality in a small package  ...  "
comment
" ...  Compact design makes it a discreet camera for home serveilance.  ...  "
Design
 6
sleek, black, small, like, feels
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I love the sleek white style.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's small and sleek  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like the feeling of having this product looking over my place .  ...  "
Resolution
 5
would, viewing, stick, new, quality
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  The picture quality isn't HD but it does the trick.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Notifications show up reliably, and the video - though certainly not HD - is perfectly fine for what I need.  ...  "
comment
" ...  beautifull hd viewing.  ...  "
Outdoor Unit
 5
ones, one, indoor, way audio, way
+100%
comment
" ...  I wish it had the 2 way audio like the outdoor ones do (granted you could just buy an outdoor one).  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have 2 indoor and 2 outdoor ones and 3 of the 4 work perfectly and one of the outdoor ones sometimes doesn’t start live view on the first attempt, but that isn’t an issue for me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Can’t wait to get the outdoor ones as well to add to this system.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Love my indoor and outdoor blinks.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Outdoor cams are the way to go.  ...  "
Zoom
 5
see, easy, camera
+100%
comment
" ...  On the plus side, the Arlo app is very user-friendly, has a zoom feature and if you want it for outdoor-use it’s very hardy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I also discovered that I can zoom way in with the camera and see close up shots of a person's face or the license plates of cars that pull into our driveway (which was an issue a few weeks ago).  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to set up and cool zoom w clarity  ...  "
comment
" ...  When trying to zoom in, it gets pretty hazy, but if positioned correctly, it works fantastic!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy install, zoom to see facial features is blurry  ...  "
Firmware
 4
update, issue, support, however, finally
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  Customer service noted the firmware was not the latest and that the signal strength when connected was low. ... To force it to update the firmware they had me delete the camera from my system They then had me remove the external USB power and put batteries Lithium AA batteries in it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  However, after a firmware update I am no longer able to connect the camera back to the wifi.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They kept me on the phone for over an hour to only finally say that there was a know issue with the firmware, WTF?  ...  "
Clock
 4
time, system, security, false, alarms
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Receiving contact when alarm is activated.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No false alarms and it catches what I expect.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great security system "light" when you don't need two-way voice activation or alarm system (but it does come with an optional alarm if you want).  ...  "
For Running
 3
get, easy
+100%
comment
" ...  It took a few minutes to get everything running.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was up and running in under an hour  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to run  ...  "
Microphone
 3
quality, sound
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Also have somewhat of a "ticking" sound on recordings.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The quality of recording is perfectly serviceable.  ...  "
Indoor Unit
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  The indoor system is a waste.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So I thought why not add indoor.  ...  "
ISP
 3
wireless, wifi, module, blink
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  That was why I did not go with Netgear b/c of the same reason.  ...  "
comment
" ...  do not purchase if you have a dish for internet  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
kitchen, help, cleaning, another, used
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Another used a rag she used to clean the wood floor to wipe off the kitchen counter. ... And yet another SPIT into my kitchen sink with drool and proceeded to wipe her face with the running faucet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought the blink because I suspected my cleaning help of leaving early and she was everytime she came!!! ... While I was in a meeting- I saw the motion detector went off but my cleaning help had already left.  ...  "
Lens
 3
nothing, light, led, blue
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  A spider was crawling on the lens and we got to witness a horror movie type of alert.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nothing on the lens.  ...  "
Flash
 3
dark, cameras, camera, night vision, night
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Flash feature is not good but everything else is amazing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  He’s flash.  ...  "

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Connectivity
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WIFI
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