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Reolink PoE Camera 4MP Super HD Home Security Outdoor Indoor Video Surveillance Support Night Vision Motion Detection Audio Remote Access SD Card Slot RLC 410

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.7
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
548
Old Reviews
225
Unverified
66
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65536 GB
MEMORY
Micro SD
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Review Summary - 257 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Camera
 84
cameras, reolink, nvr, 4mp, rlc
+87%
-13%
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" ...  That said, I was able to angle the camera just right.  ...  "
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" ...  For the money, these are excellent cameras!  ...  "
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" ...  So far I LOVE this camera. ... Better quality than my Hikvision cameras  ...  "
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" ...  It is a simple camera and the picture is perfectly clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent IP camera very crisp video  ...  "
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" ...  They are great camera's.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera performs well.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera work great!  ...  "
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Setup
 66
installation, easy to install, easy to setup, app, reolink
+94%
-6%
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" ...  And online screen view is easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  I was incredibly surprised to find that not only are they really good cameras that were easy to set up and install, they are actually better than most others I have used that come in at double the price.  ...  "
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" ...  ease of installation and operation.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy setup and video quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with my Blue Iris setup!  ...  "
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" ...  Was a little worried because this is a newer model camera then my other cameras on the system but it installed easy and connected like a champ.  ...  "
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" ...  All in all I like them, the POE is easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Software - Well built, simple, fast. ... Clearly Reolink put thought and $s into their app and made it VERY simple to get up and running.  ...  "
Software Platform
 60
app, reolink, client, nvr, web interface
+78%
-22%
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" ...  The apple app was easy to setup and view live and recordings remotely.  ...  "
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" ...  I think the Reolink app is user-friendly and quite useful  ...  "
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" ...  Despite this, the Reolink client software was good.  ...  "
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" ...  My favorite part of the whole system is the iOS application.  ...  "
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" ...  The reolink App works great on iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug and play, the iPhone app is so easy to use and setup that anyone could do it, very user friendly and full of options to make changes easily. ... After plugging in the iPhone app found it right away and it was up and running in just two minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  I wasn't familiar with this brand or product previously but saw many recommendations on home security forums. ... The camera is relatively easy to mount, and setup is a breeze using the iOS app (ReoLink also offers desktop clients for Windows and Mac).  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was simple with app.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 50
easy to use, easy to install, easy, app, easy to setup
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The iPhone app works well, easy to use and setup.  ...  "
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" ...  the setup was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Connection was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was simple with app.  ...  "
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" ...  Configuration was easy, the web UI was clean and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  These are really easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  This system is easy to setup on both hardware and software.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and setup and easy to use.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 35
clear, image quality, image, night, quality is great
+94%
-6%
comment
" ...  The image quality is good and serves its purpose.  ...  "
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" ...  Image is crisp and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  My only minor complaint is it's kinda bulky, but if that's the cost of a nice picture and audio .  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be well built and picture is sharp and clear with good frame rate and reliability.  ...  "
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" ...  The image quality is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is amazing, I love the fact that they have mics on them  ...  "
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" ...  Havnt configured for recording yet but picture quality is wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good picture and the benefit of audio as well.  ...  "
Apps
 33
reolink, software, setup, easy to use, nvr
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  Love the ability to log in through a browser instead of downloading proprietary software.  ...  "
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" ...  The Reolink smartphone app is very easy to use and always connects immediately, even when on a cellular network.  ...  "
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" ...  Clearly Reolink put thought and $s into their app and made it VERY simple to get up and running.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was simple with app.  ...  "
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" ...  The reolink app is convenient and has come a long way since it was first released. ... However, their recent app versions have overcome this bug.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second one and it works great, using Reolink Client app.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not using Reolink's software so I cannot comment on that.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the reolink software for my phone.  ...  "
Price
 25
camera, money, value, reolink, video
+100%
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" ...  For the price, it's hard to beat this camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the price price to performance ratio is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Great cameras for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Missed the sale price last week but might buy another if the price drops again.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing quality for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The video stream is beyond my expectations for a camera at this price point.  ...  "
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" ...  I can say these are the best bang for your buck you're going to get.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using another brand similar to this and they went up on price.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 23
year, working, reolink, died, 4 months
+61%
-39%
comment
" ...  had one of those go out just after 2 years' use.  ...  "
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" ...  Will provide update 6 months from now.  ...  "
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" ...  This camera has been working great since i installed it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had these up for over a year now in the rain and snow and they still work reliably.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had 1 Reolink camera running for 4 months now, and am replacing all others with this model.  ...  "
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" ...  Now that I've had this unit in place for 3 months, it's been flawless.  ...  "
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" ...  It took a few options to set it up but it's working well.  ...  "
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" ...  Been up over a year with no problems.  ...  "
Night Photography
 22
night vision, ir, night capture, mode, image quality
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Very clear picture day or night.  ...  "
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" ...  The closest competition is Amcrest 4mp Bullet Camera and this camera outperformed in my test in night vision distance, night vision image quality, and daytime image quality.  ...  "
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" ...  I had this camera for over 4 months now and so far so good, I getting another one, picture is very good during daylight, not so good at night but it does the job, easy to install and troubleshoot, no need for a DVR if you have a server or network storage like the WD My Cloud, the app for the iPhone is very fast and reliable, I am happy with this camera and I think it is worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  -Performance: This camera not only has a great picture during the day but the night vision is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera has decent night vision, please see attached picture (outside is almost dark).  ...  "
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" ...  Daylight performance is adequate, night time is a potato.  ...  "
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" ...  The night vision range is also a lot better then my previous camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Night video is decent with a little more noise than I would want, but better than some other cameras.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 20
reolink, connected, network, app, works great
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Works great with Blue Iris.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the reolink software for my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise, very easy to setup, the app works great on the phone. ... It paired with my Synology system easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Home Security System.  ...  "
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" ...  The Reolink smartphone app is very easy to use and always connects immediately, even when on a cellular network.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the ability to monitor via UID and not have direct access to the network they are on is a huge plus in non sensitive areas.  ...  "
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" ...  My system came with 4 cameras but it allows to have 8 cameras to be connected. ... Connection was easy. ... Configuration can be done by app installed on the phone or PC.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm using VPN access on my phone to view at my house any time  ...  "
Resolution
 14
1080p, video, quality, nvr, 4mp
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The HD video feed has great quality, day or night.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it for about a week now and really like the clear 2560x1440 @ 30fps resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  These cameras are higher than 1080p resolution, which I like.  ...  "
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" ...  With full 1080p resolution, you can see clearly and not worry about blurry images.  ...  "
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" ...  So far so good, installed this on a existing Revo Ultra 4K NVR POE system in a retail space.  ...  "
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" ...  Daytme res is 4MP, but nighttime looks more like 1080.  ...  "
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" ...  Both the bullet and dome cameras provide great 4K views of my whole house: Inside, outside, day or night.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this camera as additional to my current 8 channels RLK8-410B4 set.  ...  "
Ports
 14
ethernet, poe injector, ethernet cable, poe switch, tp link
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Its great to be able to remotely access the camera without having to set up anything like port forwarding or remembering a specific IP.  ...  "
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" ...  The blinking Ethernet LED is bright and attracts attention.  ...  "
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" ...  During the installation i broke Ethernet plug, but customer support was not helpful, so I had to fix myself.  ...  "
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" ...  I was much more comfortable working with Ethernet cables than say electrical, so installation wasn't a big issue. ... I have this connected to a TP-Link POE switch and that to a Synology NVR.  ...  "
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" ...  *POE power works great with Cisco 3560E Switch.  ...  "
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" ...  I have three of these setup to monitor the exterior of my house.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a breeze to install along with a TP-Link PoE injector and CAT6 cables.  ...  "
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" ...  That means you have to run an ethernet cable out to the camera and back to a router.  ...  "
Firmware
 12
update, new firmware, updated, firmware updates, web interface
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Reliable and frequently updated firmware  ...  "
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" ...  We have some with older firmware that I had to update recently and work much better.  ...  "
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" ...  Current firmware works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It would be nice to have auto update features though for the firmware.even the support is reactive considering the different timezone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used them several times to ask questions about configurations or to troubleshoot new firmware bugs and they are very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  Firmware updates are available, and the quality of the camera METAL is also a plus!  ...  "
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" ...  Two things that similar products did not have - Good firmware that actually works well, and audio.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope for your sake you receive the new firmware which as "Shockcord"'s very helpful review mentioned, has a very decent web interface - exactly what I was looking for.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 11
sounds, noise, live view, alert, sense
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  Reolink, please simply make the push notification sound an audible alert in Live View and your product will be much more useful. ... "Although this argument sounds logical at first, when you look more closely it doesn’t make much sense.  ...  "
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" ...  Audio also records and plays back clearly.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good picture and the benefit of audio as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Night vision is bright and low-noise.  ...  "
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" ...  Having sound is convenient as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic audio transmission, we can hear the birds singing in a distance.  ...  "
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" ...  Audio is very clear and can pickup average voices from 25' away.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the sound is superior to my other cameras.  ...  "
Marketplace
 11
reolink, thanks, shipping, grainy, returned
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Reolink, please fix this--thanks!  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks Reolink and Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Try to find not Amazon prime shipping as it will be cheaper and probably faster.  ...  "
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" ...  I have three of them and will likely order a couple more.  ...  "
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" ...  (See attached pic.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Reolink, very pleased with this purchase,  ...  "
Build Quality
 11
sturdy, screw, screws, solid, housing
+91%
-9%
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" ...  It is probably this style is more attractive to spider or is easier for them spin webs.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is sturdy and durable. ... Metal pieces all over, significant weight, hardware seems adequate, and the mounting is well secured with 3 screws.  ...  "
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" ...  The housing feels very solidly built.  ...  "
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" ...  The sturdy metal enclosure was a nice surprise.  ...  "
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" ...  Only time will tell how durable this item is.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera itself is housed within a metal shell and the mount pad is metal also. ... The hardware appears to be well made with good attention to detail, fit and finish.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the housing ... all metal, completely adjustable and solid once the screws are tightened back up. ... Great paint finish, top quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera feels sturdy and has great picture quality not much diffrent than the 5mp one I will be buying again  ...  "
Other
 10
motion, sensor, night vision, false, sensors
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Image sensor is crap.  ...  "
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" ...  Needs a PIR sensor to assist with false positives. ... *IR lighting (night vision) interferes with motion sensors on flood lights.  ...  "
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" ...  -There might be a 2560x1440 sensor, but the resolution seems to be limited by optics.  ...  "
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" ...  However, a problem is preventing me buying more those cams - motion detection false alarm in night vision.  ...  "
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" ...  Motion detection is glitchy.  ...  "
Color
 10
image, image quality, crisp, resolution, night vision
+100%
comment
" ...  Very clear in daylight and dark.  ...  "
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" ...  It is night vision so there is no color but quality is really good.  ...  "
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" ...  The image quality is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  With full 1080p resolution, you can see clearly and not worry about blurry images.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall good, nice color balance, and not overly saturated.  ...  "
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" ...  Image is crisp and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  100 days review: Color-rich, high-resolution wide view.  ...  "
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" ...  Image quality - clear, crisp, low latency.  ...  "
Features
 9
missing, light, bugs, software, reboot
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  Very inexpensive camera for the resolution and features.  ...  "
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" ...  The software is easy to use and has some good features.  ...  "
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" ...  You may find that some features are missing at this price level but for what you spend, you get a lot.  ...  "
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" ...  What’s great about their development so far is they are always fixing bugs and upgrading features.  ...  "
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" ...  Also have it working on Blue Iris.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent quality and value considering these features.  ...  "
Storage
 8
sd card slot, micro sd card, rlc, microsd, events
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  It can hold a large SD card but it can not store its own video on it.  ...  "
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" ...  The model I was shipped does not have an micro SD card slot despite being advertised as having one. ... Thats the purpose of the microsd card.  ...  "
Video Playback
 8
quality, night, good, recorded, price
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  The video stream is beyond my expectations for a camera at this price point.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality of video is also very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Video quality is astounding compared to the 1080 system.  ...  "
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" ...  The HD video feed has great quality, day or night.  ...  "
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" ...  Videos are finominal.  ...  "
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" ...  I will say the video quality is better than most ive seen so far.  ...  "
Capacity
 7
porch, outside, mounted, garage, example
+100%
comment
" ...  I have three of these setup to monitor the exterior of my house.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Have one outside underneath and covered porch and one in the garage.  ...  "
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" ...  I mounted 7 of these around my house in total.  ...  "
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" ...  If you ask me, I would buy at least 1 of these for your house.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed 1 more to cover a blind spot around the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought one to try out and I was so impressed that I bought 3 more for my house.  ...  "
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" ...  He said they are way better than his house's legacy system.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 7
resolution, view, pixels, overall, night
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  And online screen view is easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Ya can count the pixels.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a few more to install, so I will probably wait until the new models come out for the better resolution, I have a few areas that would benefit from that.  ...  "
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" ...  however, you can only get a good screen shot about 15-20 feet away.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it for about a week now and really like the clear 2560x1440 @ 30fps resolution.  ...  "
Network
 7
router, house, coverage, wireless, setup
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  I have three of these setup to monitor the exterior of my house.  ...  "
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" ...  The viewing angle gives me good coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed 1 more to cover a blind spot around the house.  ...  "
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" ...  Four came with the kit and I needed extra coverage with one extra.  ...  "
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" ...  I ran one cat5e line from the switch to my wireless router.  ...  "
Lagging
 6
reboot, disconnects, seconds, motion, delay
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  It crashes all the time, needs to be restarted regularly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - The cameras go through periodic reboots where they stop recording entirely  ...  "
comment
" ...  My biggest disappointment with these cameras and NVR setup is the lag. ... All cameras have jittering, stuttering, delay from one camera to another (meaning that I can see the same area with 2 different cameras but one will be close to real time while the other is a few seconds behind).  ...  "
Cables
 6
terminated, cord, cat6, buy, utp
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Easy set up, but doesn’t come with the 100 foot Cat-5 cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  On the topic of install, I made my own Cat 6 cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  What am I to do with a two foot cord. ... Now I have to go and buy a 100 ft cord to meet my needs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I purchased two of these to replace a 1080 system that ran over BNC cabling.  ...  "
Returns
 6
replacement, back, amazon, sent, sending
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  And i waited to long to try to hook it up and now i am stuck with it cant return so i am just out of the money .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Lack of a documented API is annoying and aggravating, but not enough to make me return a product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I will be sending this back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Sent it back .  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was going to get a replacement, but unfortunately amazon return didn't allow for this, so I decided on the refund (which will take up to 7 days, so that's a bummer)  ...  "
Water Resistance
 6
camera, waterproof, reolink, ocean, silicon
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  very bad product, when the rIn came it became full of water .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Water got in from the rear and collected in the front/bottom. ... Lasted maybe 3 months after the prior Reolink camera in the same position suffered the same water damage. ... These things are not weasonably waterproof as stated. ... I'm replacing this camera and will use silicon caulk on camera itself AND will use a waterproof enclosure, and I'll probably silicon that too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Amcrest blows Reolink out of the water.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has water all inside it and no longer works.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I kind of expected this new camera to blow it out of the water.  ...  "
Fit
 6
screw, mount, metal, hardware, drilling
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The camera itself is housed within a metal shell and the mount pad is metal also. ... The hardware appears to be well made with good attention to detail, fit and finish.  ...  "
comment
" ...  all metal, completely adjustable and solid once the screws are tightened back up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to mount, several places to adjust / rotate mount to get the camera oriented the way you want.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Metal pieces all over, significant weight, hardware seems adequate, and the mounting is well secured with 3 screws.  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
i7, performance, faster, cameras, works
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Software - Well built, simple, fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great job reolink  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works well enough.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Does the job!  ...  "
ISP
 5
configuration, wireless, setup, ip, fine
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I am using the configuration at works just fine  ...  "
comment
" ...  IP addressing is handled by my router.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Connection was easy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My setup is as follows. ... I ran one cat5e line from the switch to my wireless router.  ...  "
Zoom
 5
rlc, reolink, optical zoom, pan, lens
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I also own and use the Reolink 4X zoom camera and am likewise pleased with it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The reason I went with one RLC-411 camera is I wanted to take advantage of the optical zoom it had since I was mounting it a bit further back on my house.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The reolink price point, poe, sd, zoom, ptz, audio and 4MP quality make them awesome.  ...  "
Lens
 4
reolink, image, zoom, rlc, pan
+100%
comment
" ...  Clean, brute day time shots and a decent night vision shot.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The Reolink 4MP camera produces a clear and bright image and is my favorite among several different brands of fixed focal length IP cameras that I have bought and use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Expect to clean the lens often if critters make it their home, I use a hose and it works fine.  ...  "
Memory
 3
drive, cloud, tb, recording, nvr
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  What I like about this camera is the ability to record to local storage on my network avoiding having to pay for cloud storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  1 TB SSD drive and added video type 3 TB WD drive.  ...  "
Water Usage
 3
inside
-100%
comment
" ...  very bad product, when the rIn came it became full of water .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Water got in from the rear and collected in the front/bottom.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has water all inside it and no longer works.  ...  "
Remote
 3
ir, app, access
+100%
comment
" ...  The app allows easy remote access on my iPhone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  IR is narrow at night but well worth the price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The IR is super good and even with the IR turned off and with some good street lighting you can still see stuff pretty well.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
picture, image
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  The image is very grainy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Mine had a grainy picture .  ...  "
Wifi
 3
wireless, wifi, setup, network, means
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I personally like this because it means the images or more secure than WiFi units  ...  "
comment
" ...  I ran one cat5e line from the switch to my wireless router.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1200 meters
Camera
Video:  Yes 
Memory
Memory:  65536 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
1200 meters
SIZE
Yes
VIDEO
65536 GB
MEMORY
Micro SD
SD CARD TYPE