Webcam Recommendations

Discussion in 'Equipment / DIY / Reviews' started by Ben Daley, Jul 11, 2017.

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  1. Ben Daley

    Ben Daley null

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    Hi everyone,

    I was wondering how many of you have webcams pointed at your tanks?

    I'd like to get one and would appreciate any recommendations.

    Considerations:
    - My upload speed sucks (800-1100kbps) (welcome to Australia sucker!)
    - Pan/tilt controls would be ideal
    - IR/Nightvision would be nice, but not a game breaker
    - If I can connect it to Apex fusion, all the better (but not essential)
    - I run Android and OS-X.
    - Priced around $300-$600
  2. daveH

    daveH Team Leader

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    Found the Foscam unit to be quite good. I was able to keep an eye on my tank while I was in Europe recently.
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  3. Sam Parker

    Sam Parker Moderator

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    yeah Foscam is great, one of their higher end units would still be at the lower end of your budget, or buy two!
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  4. Ben Daley

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    Thanks Dave/Sam - looks like I can get what I need for ~$200 :cool:
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