Ring Floodlight Cam Tested

By John Scanlan, Published Apr 20, 2017, 10:34am EDT (Research)

**** *** ******** ***** ****** *****, the********** ***, ******* ** *** "********* ** Outdoor ********", ******* ****** ********* ***********, built ** *****, *** *** *****, and ****, **** ** ******* *********** fixtures.

** ****** *** ****** *** ********** Cam ******* ******* ******* ******** *** *** ** ********* ** a ******* *********** *******, *** **** it *** ** ******* *** ***, and *** ** ******** ** ********** Nest ** ***** *******.

**** ** *** *** **** ****, also *********:

*******

***** ** *** *****, *** **** Floodlight ****** ** ** *********** ******* which ***** ***** ** ******* *****:

  • **** ***** *******:******** ** *** **** *** *******, the **** ********** *** ******** ***** details ** *** ******* *** **** chart ** *** *****, ***** *** (especially) ***, **** ********** ********* *** overexposure.
  • ********** ***:****** *******, *** **** *** ********** failed ** **** **** *****, ********** on/off ******** ********* ******, *** ****** detection *********** ******** ****** ** ****.
  • ***** ***** *****:*** ******'* ***** ***** *** *********** produced ******* ***** **** ******* ****** and *** *** ********, **** ****** central ********. **** ******** ** ****** needing ** ** ***** ** ** illuminate *******, ******* ** *********' ****** ****** the ****** ** *** **** *****.

** *** **** ****, ************ *** relatively ****, **** *** *** *******. Unlike ***** ******* *******, ***** ********* require *********** *** ****'* ********, *** Ring ********** ** ******** ** ******* an ******** ***** *******, ***** ******** connecting ***** ********. *******, **** ******* two *** *******:

  1. ** ******** ***** **** ** ********* in ** *********** ********. ******* ******** is ******, *** *** *** ** ideal ** * ****** ******** (******* on * ******, *** ** *** ground, ***.).
  2. ***** **** ** *********** **** ********* voltage ******. ****** ** *********** ** likely ******* ~$*** ****** ** *** of *** **********'* ******* ********** **** price.

*******

*** **** ********** *** *** ** purchased******** **** ****.*** *** ~$***. **** ** ****** ******* **** ******* ***** / ****** ***** ***** ~$*** ******.

*** ********** *** ******* **** ** the *****, *** *******.***** *** ************ $*/***** ** $**/**** *** ****** or $**/***** ** $***/**** *** ********* cameras, **** ***** ****** *** *** months. **** ******* ** **** ********* than ****, ***** ****** ** $**/****** or $***/**** *** ** *** *******. **** the ******** ** *** **** ********** Cam *** ******* * ** *** subscription *** ***** *******.

Lifetime ********

**** ***** **** ********, *** ********** ***** with* ******** ******** ******* **************. **** ******* **** ** *** sales **** ********** ******** (******, ******, etc.)

Physical ********

** *** ***** ***** ** ******* a ******** ******** ** *** **** Flood ***** ******.


************

** *** **** ** ******** ** existing motion ********* ********** ** ~** *******. Installation *** ******** *******, ******* ** typical ***********: ******* *** ******** *** bracket, ******* *** ***** *** ****** wires, **** ***** ** ***** *** ******. ***** installation *** ****** ** *** ** ***** the **** ***, ******* ** ***** Ring *******.

Image *******

*** **** ********** ******** * ****, 140°, ***** ** ****, ********* ** lower *** ** ******* ********* ******** to *** **** ******* *** (***° FOV). *** *** ********** ***** ***** shows *** *****, **** ******** ***** of **** **** *** **** **********.

*** *** ***** ***** *** *', 10' *** **' ******** ********* **** we ****** **. **** *** ******* using****** **********.

** *** *******, ** *** ******, the ********** ******'* ****** **** ******* compressed, **** ********** ******** *** *********. Combined **** *** ***** ***, ******* are ******* ******* ******** ** ****, even ** **** *' ********.

**** **** **** ********** ** ***** 1 **/* ****** ***** *** -** dB ****. ** ******* *** ***** and ********, ** **** **** ***** this ***** *** ******** *******, ** these *********** ****** **** *** *** to *********/***** ***********. 

** * *******, ** **** *** Ring ********** *** ******* ** * more ****** *** *****. ********* *** blocking **** ***** *******, ****** ******* were ********** ********. ** ** *** original **** *****, ******** ***** *** wireless ****** **** **** **** ***** Ring's *********** ******.

** *** ******* ***** **** **** the ****** *** *********** ** ***** quality ******* *** ******* *** *** as *******, *** *** ***** **********, with *********** ******* ***** ********* ** the **** ***.

** ~**' **** *** ******* ******* ** useful *** **** **** **** *********, without *** ************ *******.

Low ***** ***** *******

****, ** ****** *** ***** ***** quality **** ****'* ********** ** **. the **** ***. *** ********** *** very ****** *** *******, ****** ********* to ********* **** **********. *******, *** floodlights **** * ****** ****** ******** which *** ***** ************, *** ******* the ****** ** ** ***** ** further **** ******** *********, ***** *** be * ******** ** *********.  

** *' ********, *** **** ******** less ****** **** *** **** ***, with ***** ****** ******* *** *** test ***** *********** ****** **** *-*.

** **', ****** ******* *** *** visible ** ****** ******, **** *** Ring ********** ** ********** *** **** chart. 

 

*******, ** **', ******* ****** ******** usable *****, ****** ********* ** ******** with **** **********.  

**** **** *** **** ********** ******** IR ************ ** ******** ** *** white ***********. *******, *** ***** ******* was **** ****** **** ***** ** only, ***** *****. 

** **', ***** ******* ** *** subject *** ****** ***** **, **** facial/clothing ******* ****** ******* *************.

*******, ** **', ******* *** *******, with ** ***** ******* ******** ********, but *********** ******* ** *** ***********. 

 

App ******** 

*** **** *** ******** ******** *** manual ***** **/***, **********, *** ****** zone **********/***********, ***** *****. *******, ** dimming ******** *** ********, ** *** light *** *** ** ****** ** best ********** *** ********* ******** ***** from ****** ****** **/****/****/*****.

**** **** ***** *** ** ******** for ** ************. ** ** ****** on ** *** ***** **** ** control.

**** **** **** **** ***** ** add ******** *** **** ** ***** in *** ******. 

Frequent *** ******

** *********** ******** ****** ** *** control ****** *** *****, **** ***** not ********** (*****), ****** *** ******* on/off **** ******** ********, *** *********** settings ********* ******** *******. **** **** errors ****** ** ********* ** ******** firmware/app ********.

Ring *****

*** ***** ** *** **** ********** Cam ** *** **** ******* ** the ***** **** *******.  ***** *** device ** ******* ** **** *** ring *** *** ****** *** ** screen ************.  ***** ** **** ***** process ****** *** **** ***.  ******* up *** ****** **** ~* *******.  Below ** ** *** ** *** setup *******.

Test **********

*** **** ** ** **** ******** was **** ** *** **** ** testing:

  • **** ********** ***:*.*.**
  • **** *******:***-******

Comments (3)

i like the concept

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I don't get why neither nest nor ring makes a POE version of this. Frankly getting the wifi to the perimeter of house is a PITA.

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I hope that they read your comment.

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