MP Intercom - Speco O2S1 Examined

By Brian Rhodes, Published Jul 12, 2012, 08:00pm EDT (Info+)

"Innovative" is normally not a superlative associated with budget-line manufacturer Speco Technologies. However, Speco has recently announced the Model 02S1 [link no longer available], a camera designed for intercom applications. In this note, we examine what makes this camera unique and see how it stacks up against comparative offerings.

Overview

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