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Blink XT Home Security Camera System with Motion Detection Wall Mount HD Video 2 Year Battery Life and Cloud Storage Included 1 Camera Kit

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.6
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Ease of Use
 150
easy to set, set, easy to install, easy to use, easy to setup
+99%
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" ...  It's very easy to set up an install. ... Once set up, you can forget it!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product it does well what is sopousto do, well responsive, easy to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as advertised, easy to set up, and work perfectly!  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve had mine set up for a week, it’s incredible how simple it is to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Just that relieved to find something that works and easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and use as a surveillance system.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  I couldn't believe how easy it was to set the whole system up ... I have ordered in the past different home security systems which have been less than user or placement friendly. ... It looked too easy, and it was! ... I'm still mesmerized at how easy it was to set up, how easy it is to work it.  ...  "
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Setup
 143
set, setup, easy to install, install, easy to setup
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Easy to set up. ... Easy to install and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The system had easy to follow instructions that even a non-techie like me was able to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks nice, setup is easy, good video and app.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy setup and good video quality!  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to install, set up and operates without any difficulties.  ...  "
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" ...  Pros: Easy to install and set up, easy to move if needed, small, surprisingly good IR mode, surprisingly good audio also, can add up to 10 cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  Easiest to install and operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Wet easy to setup.  ...  "
Camera
 135
cameras, blink, system, security, indoor
+87%
-13%
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" ...  A few tweaks on camera angle and sensitivity and you good to go. ... Camera picture is good.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my 3rd blink cam.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras themselves are nice.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the blink cameras and system very much. ... The Blink cameras are great.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is very nice.720 resolution on best setting.  ...  "
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" ...  Not as good as expected with more professional big company camera security.  ...  "
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" ...  So I LOVE the camera but . ... These cameras are really a good deal. ... I'm thinking about a second camera in another location. ... I have one indoor camera and I love it too.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m happy with my YI Home camera.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 89
blink, batteries, month, years, lasted
+46%
-54%
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" ...  Should have heeded the warning from the professionals from the beginning.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully Blink make a better camera and in the next version.  ...  "
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" ...  Most of the time it would tell me "camera busy" and "snap shot failed". ... After a dozen tries I decided there must be something better out there.  ...  "
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" ...  The batteries only lasted for one month instead of 2yrs.  ...  "
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" ...  Blink did nothing to help.  ...  "
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" ...  it will die after 2 or 3 years . ... it will broke . ... anyway this system is good for couple years only .  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn't play well with others such as Smartthings, even to the point where they killed any integration (killed a year long integration with ZERO notice).  ...  "
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" ...  Several problems so far.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 76
app, sync module, blink, smartthings, integration
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I have it set up on my phone and I-Pad.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the totally wireless platform.  ...  "
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" ...  I use the recommend mode to monitor my home.  ...  "
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" ...  This was one of the easiest devices to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with phone app.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have the ability to see what's happening at the house both inside and out all by using the app on my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  So far I’ve had mostly good connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, easy to set up, easy to connect to the wireless of the house, and easy to connect to my phone.  ...  "
Battery Life
 76
battery, battery life, last, lasted, month
+64%
-36%
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" ...  So far the batteries are holding up good. ... We have used it a lot by looking at the live feed and I am surprised that the batteries are still good as much as we have used it. ... I did set the sensitivity to 5 so the motion detection would not be constantly triggered and to make the batteries last longer. ... I'm still a little skeptical with battery life, but time will tell.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope the batteries will last as long as they say.  ...  "
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" ...  Great battery life  ...  "
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" ...  it is small, battery operated and easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It only requires AA batteries!  ...  "
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" ...  If you put the settings up at all, the batteries drain exponentially faster. ... It works exactly as described other than the battery life issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Well lucky us, they put a switch ("on" & "off") in the battery compartment so you can turn it off if you wish to do so  ...  "
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" ...  They say the batteries last 2 years but that's not true.  ...  "
Apps
 64
blink, integration, easy to use, interface, android
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I bought and recommended this product to countless families due to their touted SmartThings integration.  ...  "
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" ...  The app was very precise and clear to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  That includes installing the app on 2 phones and a tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of options to customize within the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the app on the phone, notifications are nice.  ...  "
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" ...  The app for the device works nicely and provides notification of movement and is easy to configure.  ...  "
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" ...  I would like to be able to get the videos online as well as the app but the app works great too.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up the module via the phone app.  ...  "
Network
 55
wifi, signal, feet, sync module, wi fi
+76%
-24%
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" ...  The cameras appeared to work well in the immediate porch area.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is outside approximately 10 yards from my router that is inside the house.  ...  "
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" ...  It reports that the WiFi connection is good and the Sync Module strength is good.  ...  "
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" ...  It saved me the work to run a wire around the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I placed it in an RV hooked to a nighthawk mobile router from att.  ...  "
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" ...  I was concerned about wifi range but it worked throughout.  ...  "
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" ...  Does a great job I can see clearly driveway and from of house.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't used the "outside" module transmitter because I just connected the module transmitter "inside" the house that is connected to my other 5 Blink indoor cameras!  ...  "
Price
 48
money, waste, worth the money, system, arlo
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It was more cost effective than Arlo Pro.  ...  "
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" ...  You can't beat the price and options that come with it.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are looking of an indoor cam there are better corded systems available for a bargain price such as the Foscam C1.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price . ... these can’t be beat.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Price is great  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to work well enough for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  All-in-all, however, these are great cameras with a decent app, at a good price.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 47
quality, clear, video, image, sound
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Good picture and decent enough controls for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality outdoors not amazing but acceptable, don't expect any facial recognition past 20 ft  ...  "
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" ...  Fair to good picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The daylight pictures are very clear but the infrared pictures are grainy and do not go far.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and video quality is superior.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture & video is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  The video quality is really great and very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  wonderful photo and video  ...  "
Capacity
 36
outside, front, driveway, area, property
+94%
-6%
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" ...  We are thinking about getting another camera to catch the critters (skunks and raccoons) that roam our backyard.  ...  "
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" ...  Does a great job I can see clearly driveway and from of house.  ...  "
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" ...  Total novice, just what I needed to monitor a vacant house.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras appeared to work well in the immediate porch area.  ...  "
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" ...  This will make me feel better when I travel and have to leave my wife home alone.  ...  "
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" ...  It was for my son, I am thinking about getting one for my house.  ...  "
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" ...  The receiver is in the back part of the house and one camera is on the front porch, a good 100 feet away. ... No problem with reception through brick walls. ... Driveway and back porch covered.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what I needed while I'm out of the house.  ...  "
Software Platform
 32
blink, integration, android, software, smartthings
+53%
-47%
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" ...  App is very user friendly, lots of settings.  ...  "
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" ...  Can set it, turn off and on vis phone app.  ...  "
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" ...  Will post updates if things change.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy and the Blink app is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought and recommended this product to countless families due to their touted SmartThings integration. ... They've, without warning, disabled this integration.  ...  "
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" ...  You can change everything through the app.  ...  "
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" ...  b. browser based interaction and configuration  ...  "
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" ...  The way around it so far it using a second sync module so i have a workaround but the user interface is not very user-friendly when using it this way.  ...  "
Wifi
 28
wi fi, cameras, sync module, network, issues
+68%
-32%
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" ...  I was concerned about wifi range but it worked throughout.  ...  "
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" ...  Reliability seems excellent (I have a good Internet connection and good Wifi router which these need).  ...  "
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" ...  If you have good WiFi and fast speed it’s a do able system to buy .  ...  "
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" ...  The Wi-Fi transmitter and receiver is somewhat week.  ...  "
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" ...  All it really requires is good wi-fi connectivity. ... - Wi-fi connectivity is crucial for outdoor applications and the further you get away from your physical home. ... I bought a wi-fi extender to improve the signal. ... I've now placed a Blink camera about 100 feet away from the home with full bars for wi-fi.  ...  "
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" ...  Ap messes up a lot.  ...  "
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" ...  For your security, we recommend that you change your Blink password.  ...  "
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" ...  It says it only works on 2.4 ghz wireless. ... Some wireless cameras don’t like wifi passwords with special characters but no problem with Blink.  ...  "
Video Playback
 26
videos, quality, view, live, clips
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Love the Cloud storage, that is FREE BTW, that holds the videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent quality video clips  ...  "
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" ...  Videos set for 10 seconds now are at 9 seconds, but close enough.  ...  "
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" ...  The video quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Video quality at night and day is 720p and looks fine to me.  ...  "
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" ...  Video and sound are very good.  ...  "
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" ...  a. continuous video streaming ... The recorded video clips are according to my needs. ... And I can run a short real-time video sequences which I can’t store either.  ...  "
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" ...  Video and audio is great.  ...  "
Other
 23
motion, alerts, motion sensing, motion sensor, pir
+65%
-35%
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" ...  Easy to install and picture is great, sensors work properly as prescribed.  ...  "
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" ...  Motion notification to my phone is extremely quick.  ...  "
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" ...  You can enable motion alerts at all times or set it for different times on different days. ... Or no motion alerts at all. ... I also get notifications on my phone and iwatch when it detects motion.  ...  "
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" ...  The motion sensor detects from a decent range as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Great motion sensing and phone alerts.  ...  "
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" ...  The motion detection is so sensitive it alerts my phone when squirrels go by.  ...  "
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" ...  You can even set the area that the camera sees for what parts of the image you want motion sensing set for.  ...  "
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" ...  I found that the cameras can be very sensitive and set off the motion alarms for bugs flying by. ... I love that I can change the sensitive by camera and totally stop the motion alerts on some.  ...  "
Returns
 22
returning, returned, refund, sent, blink
-100%
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" ...  I want a check for my refund urgent matter the 4blink awful don't work  ...  "
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" ...  I returned them.  ...  "
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" ...  I will probably be returning it because of this.  ...  "
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" ...  Waste of money, I plan on returning them!  ...  "
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" ...  I had nothing but trouble with this so I returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  I’d like to return this product.  ...  "
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" ...  there is no way to return anything.  ...  "
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" ...  I've already contacted CS with Blink to see about getting a RMA number to return.  ...  "
Marketplace
 21
blink, advertised, response, picture, company
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Performs as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use and good picture  ...  "
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" ...  Glad I saw these on sale.  ...  "
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" ...  I watched the review on Amazon about the product and it is Well out of date.  ...  "
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" ...  As long as Blink upgrades their products and services as time goes on, I will continue to be a customer.  ...  "
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" ...  No wonder Amazon bought this company.  ...  "
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" ...  Perhaps one of the best purchases I’ve made on Amazon!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm on the waiting list.  ...  "
Lagging
 20
delay, motion, recording, movement, trigger
+35%
-65%
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" ...  Arlo also have a delay but it is overall much better.  ...  "
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" ...  Cons:1. a short delay when activated, abut 4 to 5 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  I can only get clips of 7-9 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  Big delay on the cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, first few seconds after motion detected there is no recording.  ...  "
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" ...  And when I want to watch the live feed it makes me click continue every 30 seconds which is frustrating.  ...  "
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" ...  High lag time.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of technical glitches in the system freezing up off and on.  ...  "
Build Quality
 19
mount, flimsy, screws, screw, rip
+53%
-47%
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" ...  I was looking at the more expensive doorbell type options, but I couldn’t bring myself to shell out that much money and have to pay for cloud storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Mounts easily and the weather proof seal seems solid.  ...  "
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" ...  One the best - and most elegantly designed products I’ve ever seen ! ... Manufacturing/build quality is also outstanding.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit is on my front porch, fully exposed.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install, works like a charm and gives you a feeling of comfort knowing your property is protected.  ...  "
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" ...  Great to be able to see deliveries made, or in one case, not made but told it was!  ...  "
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" ...  The hardest part was actually deciding where to put them.  ...  "
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" ...  not bad, wished it was made of metal instead of plastic.  ...  "
Device Stand
 17
mounting bracket, mounting brackets, mounts, one screw, mounting
+65%
-35%
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" ...  The kit comes with 1 screw and a mounting bracket.  ...  "
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" ...  And it's super easy to setup and install on a wall!!  ...  "
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" ...  Mounted with one screw.  ...  "
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" ...  A note about the company, Blink, I kept reading that a mount came with the camera and I did not have a mount. ... I asked Blink about this and they immediately sent me a mount.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to adjust the sensitivity and comes with a mounting bracket to place where you want.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend purchasing the optional brackets for outdoor mounts, as the included brackets appear to be a bit vulnerable, but would be adequate for indoor cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy mount, only one screw and that's all you need :).  ...  "
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" ...  The screw from the hook fits the Blink mount perfectly.  ...  "
Night Photography
 17
vision, clear, light, daylight, cameras
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Night vision is good, too.  ...  "
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" ...  * Indoor cameras turn on a light (at night) when capturing video - which in itself is a deterrent  ...  "
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" ...  Video resolution on my phone was crystal clear day or night.  ...  "
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" ...  The night vision is clear.  ...  "
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" ...  The night vision is better than I thought it would be.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it has night vision .  ...  "
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" ...  Night recordings are pretty clear too--more so than the old wildlife camera we had.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is very clear during the daylight hours, pretty decent night picture.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 16
audio, clear, video and sound, video, ticking sound
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The sound is great, I wish there was a way to communicate through the device, but have not seen a need for it so far.  ...  "
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" ...  For $99 all included, I am quite surprised at the quality of the video and audio.  ...  "
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" ...  System works great, picture is clear, sound is clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound on the recordings crystal clear and images are great.  ...  "
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" ...  I set some of these up to watch my dog, and hearing him helps (so I know if he's been disturbed by a noise outside or if he's getting lonely or restless).  ...  "
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" ...  Video and sound are very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality picture great, sound ok.  ...  "
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" ...  The audio is surprisingly clear and louder than expected.  ...  "
Fit
 15
screw, mounts, mounting, flimsy, bracket
+40%
-60%
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" ...  The worse part is the back is a bugger to get off or to put back on. ... Also, the mount is pretty flimsy.  ...  "
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" ...  The mounting bracket was flimsy  ...  "
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" ...  The mounts are very weak and the camera just snaps on and it can be snatched off very easily.  ...  "
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" ...  also one of the mounts broke when my power screw driver drove the screw in a bit too much.  ...  "
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" ...  However, the mounting brackets are very flimsy and break easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Tried to call for support but was put on terminal hold.  ...  "
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" ...  The only down fall is we cannot talk on it like the Ring system.  ...  "
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" ...  this is a gigantic RIP OFF.  ...  "
Door
 14
front, back door, garage, yard, front porch
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Easy to set up on your phone and install it on your front or back door/wall.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit is on my front porch, fully exposed.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a wonderful way to keep track of who is coming to my front door.  ...  "
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" ...  I use two of the outdoor cameras - one for the front door/front yard and one for the back door/backyard.  ...  "
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" ...  Blink is a great product for recording video if someone comes to your front or back door.  ...  "
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" ...  Driveway and back porch covered.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this because I wanted to know exactly who was at my front door without me having to get up.  ...  "
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" ...  I can go next door to visit and still know what level of attention he needs.  ...  "
Video Recording
 13
quality, recording, recorded, motion, clips
+85%
-15%
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" ...  The video quality is really great and very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm happy with the motion detector and the video quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The recorded video clips are according to my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  I've set ours up with outdoor (these cameras) and indoor (separate purchase of additional cameras) video monitoring. ... * Capture video and audio  ...  "
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" ...  So , really a person can run by camera and never be in the video capture.  ...  "
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" ...  Video and audio is great.  ...  "
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" ...  This is NOT a system for ongoing recordings of video camera footage.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent quality video clips  ...  "
Cables
 12
wire, run, cable, system, free
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  -Completely wire free  ...  "
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" ...  All it caught the day the neighbors contractor used our power outlet was his drop cord and shoe.  ...  "
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" ...  I researched a bit and chose this system because it allows me to monitor parts of our property without having to run any additional wires.  ...  "
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" ...  Since Blink XT has a small housing with no cords attached I can place it everywhere on the yard.  ...  "
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" ...  No wires means you can put these ANYWHERE, quick and easy  ...  "
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" ...  This works great and it does it with no wires!!  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact that it is wire free allowing me to install it in a tree  ...  "
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" ...  It saved me the work to run a wire around the house.  ...  "
ISP
 11
system, netgear, internet, hooked, wifi
+55%
-45%
comment
" ...  Just Set it and forget about it.  ...  "
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" ...  I placed it in an RV hooked to a nighthawk mobile router from att.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no misfire activation's.  ...  "
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" ...  I hooked it up today.  ...  "
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" ...  Added this to my existing system.  ...  "
Memory
 10
free cloud storage, free, cloud, nice, love
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  - Plenty of free cloud storage  ...  "
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" ...  You see so many cameras that have internal SD card storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Free cloud storage for clips is also a nice bonus.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the free cloud storage.  ...  "
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" ...  I really appreciate the free video storage in the cloud.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the Cloud storage, that is FREE BTW, that holds the videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that I get a certain amount of free storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Free cloud storage for clips is also a nice bonus.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
came, received, packages, installed, delivery
+70%
-30%
comment
" ...  at least it came in a cute box.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great for that and the motion sensors are a great way to alert me when I've had packages delivered.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what I ordered.  ...  "
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" ...  Received and installed today.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived as expected, I let it sit until the weekend came about so that I could use the entire day if needed.  ...  "
Features
 10
feature, settings, mode, cameras, app
+100%
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" ...  The two systems are both rated for -4 degrees, and this was a key feature that I wanted.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras are clear whether daytime or in IR mode.  ...  "
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" ...  The “live” feature is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a Canary and they kept reducing freemium features and they king of have to many features on their app.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the scheduling!  ...  "
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" ...  Bottom line these cameras will do the job, but need some added features.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe since Amazon has bought the company the features will improve, because being battery operated is definitely a selling point.  ...  "
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" ...  The blue LED might bother you.  ...  "
For Travel
 9
home, system, cameras, travel, road
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Great to be able to see your home when your away on trips and to check in on pets when your away  ...  "
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" ...  Researched for months on best camera system for our vacation cabin.  ...  "
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" ...  Indoor units would be great for vacations.  ...  "
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" ...  This will make me feel better when I travel and have to leave my wife home alone.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in a safe neighborhood but I bought this along with other cameras from the same company for when we go on vacation.  ...  "
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" ...  I've recommended these to friends and family members, and if I ever needed to buy another system (for a vacation property - these would be great!)  ...  "
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" ...  It was nice to be able to look at the house when we were on vacation.  ...  "
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" ...  Really great they have great quality and I love how you can add more and definitely will take advantage of it down the road.  ...  "
Color
 8
image, color, settings, recording, cameras
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Beautiful optics, clear image.  ...  "
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" ...  Default image quality settings are crisp and will work for for most applications, but you can also change the recording settings to “Enhanced” via the iOS App if you don’t care about saving the most storage space (or “Saver” if you do.)  ...  "
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" ...  Again in pitch dark.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras require very well-lit conditions to continue recording in color.  ...  "
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" ...  The black colour suits me nicely as I've set it up to next to black lights and window frames, so it's not even very visible unless you are staring at it.  ...  "
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" ...  Impressive color photo quality, very sensitive to motion, easy to delete videos not desired to be stored, et cetera.  ...  "
Call quality
 8
talk, someone, outside, listen, hear
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I love that it alerts you when someone is outside your house before the doorbell rings!  ...  "
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" ...  Great to be able to listen and will be excellent when they sell units that u can talk back on  ...  "
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" ...  Love the camera I like to see it with a siren and a two way talk kinda like the ring but overall it is a great camera at least you can see and hear whose out there and the quality of the picture recorded is great !  ...  "
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" ...  I can call the police myself.  ...  "
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" ...  Cant wait until the company releases the 2way voice activated one.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also listen through the camera but you cannot speak through it to someone outside.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 8
outdoor, like, rain, proof, water
+100%
comment
" ...  The camera itself is waterproof for intended outdoor applications.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And l like that it’s weather proof .  ...  "
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" ...  1. outdoor device having a whether proof design  ...  "
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" ...  I then removed and inspected the back cover to find water inside, surpassing the two possible ways in, showing that the seals are not always adequate.  ...  "
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" ...  directly in the rain.  ...  "
comment
" ...  works the same just with more options, like night vision and weather proof.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'd like to see a better theft proof housing, much like trail cameras have.  ...  "
comment
" ...  * Outdoor are weather proof  ...  "
Notifications
 7
phone, alert, alerts, watch, seconds
+57%
-43%
comment
" ...  Great motion sensing and phone alerts.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It will alert me .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice to be able to see what you are getting a alert for.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Or no motion alerts at all.  ...  "
Product As Described
 7
picture, works, product, good, described
+100%
comment
" ...  easy to use and good picture  ...  "
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" ...  Performs as advertised  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product is exactly as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works well - as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Seems to work as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You will get a good picture of the thief though.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 7
bright, vision, phone, night, might
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Resolution is good.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The night vision is clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Great resolution and view.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The blue LED might bother you.  ...  "
Comfort
 7
disarms, travel, time, sore, security
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  I feel safer.  ...  "
comment
" ...   This item has been the envy of many, and my eyes and ears when I need them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This will make me feel better when I travel and have to leave my wife home alone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The size is great as it looked a lot bigger in the description and was hoping it wasn’t an eye sore.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to install, works like a charm and gives you a feeling of comfort knowing your property is protected.  ...  "
Controls
 6
button, sensitivity, release, blink, would
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Adjust settings how you'd like.  ...  "
comment
" ...  One I did not know or think about that can be solved by Blink developers and the second I kind of knew but wish there was a better option.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s great that you can easily control each camera separately, choosing to use or not use the audio or changing the sensitivity, so as to be able to pick up a shadow movement, little animals or if you prefer, you can choose to only pick up the movement of a human.  ...  "
Outdoor Unit
 6
cameras, want, system, indoor, bought
+100%
comment
" ...  We added two outdoor cameras to our in home system.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I chose these outdoor units because I do not want to have to keep deleting indoor activities.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's the best, AA battery, wireless, outdoor unit on the market now.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We bought these to mix in with our existing Blink systems as we wanted outdoor cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  Installed for outdoor use.  ...  "
Zoom
 6
live, cannot, would, walk, triggered
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  Dont like that u cant zoom in on video or camera mode.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ring has a slow cam response, and terribly distorted fish-eye image.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With the number of camera systems out there that offer the audio and zoom for the same or lower price, Blink is overpriced.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I did not realize this camera does not have a zoom which is a big deal for me and the other issue is does not have the ability video live.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The cameras did not zoom in or out and anything beyond 30ft could not make out.  ...  "
Charging
 6
battery, micro, free, cloud, charger
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  battery hods its charge well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The cloud service is free, so there isn’t a hidden monthly charge.  ...  "
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" ...  If you buy this system buy a good battery charger with long lasting rechargeable batteries with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved that it saves data to the cloud free of charge.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We purchased a solar panel to keep the Ring batteries charged and it worked great for about 10 months. ... Then we started the periodic taking the camera down to recharge.  ...  "
Cooling
 5
winter, camera
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  Too expensive to operate in winter time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  and also don't fix your camera under heater ventilation .  ...  "
comment
" ...  These are NOT ready to be used outside in the cold.  ...  "
Ports
 5
power, module, wall, usb port, ups
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Located a WiFi extender near the camera and plugged in the module in the same outlet, problem solved.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Monitors the front of my house and drive way.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can also power the sync module via USB without the wall adapter, so I'm able to power it via a USB port on my UPS.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also power the sync module via USB without the wall adapter, so I'm able to power it via a USB port on my UPS.  ...  "
Indoor Unit
 4
system, well
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  The indoor models work best but not good .  ...  "
User Manual
 3
manual, step, reason, installation, install
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Very easy to setup and install (if you follow the manual).  ...  "
comment
" ...  I opened the box, the instruction where scant but clear.  ...  "
For Running
 3
around, use
+100%
comment
" ...  We use it to keep on a dog run we use for fosters.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought it for security that this will run right .  ...  "
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" ...  We now have seven in and around our property and was able to help the police out in finding a suspect that went running through our neighborhood!  ...  "
For Kids
 3
system, son, old, bought, already
+100%
comment
" ...  My kids are adding to our camera coverage as gifts for us.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Awesome for spying on the young 'uns.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have already recommended this system to a co-worker and my daughter.  ...  "
Firmware
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Sounds like firmware problems are common.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Firmware is subpar.  ...  "
Resolution
 3
hd, video, resolution, 1080p
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Resolution is good.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good HD Though  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
system, set, pleased, job, fast
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Very pleased with performance  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like it, for what I need it for, it does the job.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
sync
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Defective out of the box.  ...  "
Viewing Angles
 3
angle, placement, get, deck, best
+100%
comment
" ...  They are wide angle and super clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good viewing angle!  ...  "
comment
" ...  You'll want to spend some time experimenting with camera placement to get the best viewing angle.  ...  "
Clarity
 3
color
+100%
comment
" ...  I opened the box, the instruction where scant but clear.  ...  "
Design
 3
home, best, one, might, look
+100%
comment
" ...  For I the design is fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  One the best - and most elegantly designed products I’ve ever seen !  ...  "
comment
" ...  The blue LED might bother you.  ...  "

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