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Posted: 08/12/19 07:20pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Does anyone know a least exspensive wireless security camera's with a laptop and maybe 2 camera's i always want to know whats going to my camper when i am not around only go on weekends and we are seasonals
so i would like to know by the camera of who's around by my camper when i'am not there.

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Assuming that you have internet WiFi and a power source available, here is what we use....
Camera
It is inexpensive and we power it with our 110 inverter or standard outlet when available and it is setup on our cell data router in our coach. The phone app receives motion alerts when we set them and you can view at any time from your phone app anywhere.

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Again, assuming you have wifi, we have several Simplisafe cameras in our house. They are easy to setup.
The problem with many other cameras, such as Foscam, is that one needs to be a geek to get them connected to the internet.

* This post was edited 08/13/19 06:58am by Dick_B *


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I have been using REO Link cameras for years. All the cameras I have installed (10 in total, 8 at one location, 2 at another) are IP Cameras, not wireless. However, their Argus 2 is wireless and battery operated. You can also purchase the solar panel to charge the batteries, so you only need wireless.

Installation is simple and does not require a computer or Network Video Recorder if you have a Smart Phone (you can use a computer or NVR if you want). Download the app, scan the qr code of the camera, give it a password and you are done. It is viewable from anywhere. You can also use a micro sd card to store video on, so you can review what was going on while you aren't watching. You can review video through the app. I have all 10 cameras connected to my app. If you have access to the wi-fi router, you can setup Port Forwarding to view the cameras in a web browser to get a larger view.

REO Link does not require a monthly subscription.

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mgirardo wrote:



Installation is simple and does not require a computer or Network Video Recorder

REO Link does not require a monthly subscription.

-Michael


Did I read your information correctly. You have a security camera that does not need Wi-Fi? Reason I am asking is we have a RV on a lot and leave it for 6 months out of the year. We DO NOT have Wi-Fi. It would be great if there was something we could hook up to see our rig via Cell Phone.

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Wyze cam, cheap, works well.

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joelc wrote:

Did I read your information correctly. You have a security camera that does not need Wi-Fi? Reason I am asking is we have a RV on a lot and leave it for 6 months out of the year. We DO NOT have Wi-Fi. It would be great if there was something we could hook up to see our rig via Cell Phone.


Sorry for any confusion, all of my Cameras are IP cameras. They are hard wired with Cat 5e cable to the router, they don't use WiFi. However, since they are connected to my router, I can view them from anywhere.

If you don't have WiFi, REO Link does make a camera that can use 3G/4G Broadband for connectivity. That camera is about $250. If you can find a cheap data plan for it, it would probably work well for you. My cameras don't use a lot of bandwidth if I don't constantly monitor them. My cameras all send me emails with images when there is motion. If I need to investigate, then I will pull the camera up on my phone or on the laptop and review the stored video for the time frame.

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Thanks mgirardo.

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Thank you for all your responses,
I will check these out.

Ron.

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