This Kamtron Camera is a wireless WiFi IP surveillance camera. It has an intelligent Motion Detection with alarm settings and many other features. This Kamtron IP camera is a cloud based IP camera as well, which will enable you to save your recording in the cloud. This HD WiFi camera is one of a lot of range security cameras, although at a much lower price. Appearance wise, it will not be easy to see the difference between this camera and similar products.
The Kamtron HD camera works with most of smartphones and Computer Operating systems. Pair it with Android, iOS for iPhones, Mac Computer, Windows PC, and Linux. This said, you can use it with Samsung phones, iPad, laptop, and so on. This Kamtron camera is one of the top IP cameras as it has WiFi, Ethernet port, and SD slot to save your recording. The ability to download the software or application with its QR code is a well featured, reliable and simple to setup.
The Micro-SD slot is a bonus feature as you can save your recording to your local storage space with the Micro-SD device. And save the recorded videos entirely rather than connecting your camera to another devices.
If you only take pictures and don’t want to record videos, then you will not need the Micro-SD card. Read about picture or photo formats here. If there is not a micro-SD card attached, the pictures or videos will not saved to your phone, but saved in the cloud, which you can access with your app. You can download them as well.
Keep it in mind that when the storage is closed to full, your oldest videos will be deleted automatically replaced with the newer ones. This means, if you need to have your saved videos, download them in your computer to avoid this automatic deletion.
You also have the ability to schedule your recording, choosing 24/7 recording, or choose specific starting time and ending time of recording, a great feature.
The Kamtron HD camera has a wide view, to cover every corner of your home with its 62 Degree Viewing Angle, 350 Degree x 100 Degree. It comes with a USB connectors to connect to any USB ports and is also the power cable, which is very simple. If you decide to purchase it, buy the Micro-SD card as well, so you will have an extended storage, for approximately total cost of under 100 USD.
What are in the Kamtron camera box?
Sold online as Wireless Security Camera,KAMTRON HD WiFi Security Surveillance IP Camera Home Monitor with Motion Detection Two-Way Audio Night Vision,Black. The security camera itself inside the package is very well protected. Here are the content;
- The manual book
- Kamtron camera and its stand
- Network or Ethernet cable
- USB port as power adapter
- Power cable
Out of the box, you will need to connect the power adapter with the power cable. Then connect the cable to the USB port in the bottom part of the device. Next to the USB port, there is a tiny “Reset button” that you can press on it whenever you want to do reset. Using the included tiny little screw to press it might be useful.
To the right side after the reset button, you will see the Ethernet port and Micro-SD card slot. You will need to purchase a Micro-SD card separately. When you connect the ethernet cable to your internet port at home, your Kamtron camera will be connected to the internet.
Inside, there is a 1.3MP camera having 3.6mm focal length. The display resolution is 1280×720, a HD resolution.
Example of Kamtron security camera setup
Everyone has their own ways to setup this IP camera. This one using smartphone without using ethernet cable but only WiFi.
Please ensure you read the manual first.
1. Connect the power to AC power.
2. Download the MIPC app with your Smartphone or other devices. Once you download the MIPC app, you should see it on your smartphone’s app lists.
Tap the “+” (plus) button to add a camera. You’ll be prompted to scan a QR code. Don’t show this QR code to anyone. The QR code is in the bottom of your camera. So scan it with your smartphone.
3.Once scanned, you will need to choose your internet connection, WiFi or ethernet connection. Enter your password.
4. Press the reset button for a second using the included tiny socket.
It should be on the process to wait for your wireless information.
5. Tap Next button on your smartphone.
It will beep.
Follow the instructions on your smartphone screen. Once it is setup you will be able to see what your camera in your smartphone.
Motion Detection feature
You will need to find “motion detection” function on the installed app first. To get an allert for this function you need to turn this on. You can then setup the rule for your motion detection such as recording mp4 format videos or taking pictures. The alert will notify you via your smartphone.
A truly solid security camera, records daylight and night, streams well and no need to pay monthly fee to record videos since it has internal storage option. Kamtron camera works, and is a great value.