Dahua Consumer - New IMOU Cell Pro

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  1. jiriteach

    jiriteach Young grasshopper

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    It was only a matter of time - I see that Dahua's consumer brand IMOU is releasing a new 100% wire-free camera - https://www.imoulife.com/product/detail/CellPro

    Looks really good. Will be interesting to see how this performs.
     
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    mat200 IPCT Contributor

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    Hi @jiriteach

    Also Lorex ( now owned by Dahua ) has a line of wirefree systems.

    In general, expect significant compromises due to it being battery powered.
     
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    as with every other wirefree camera it will be crap.
     
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    I have a Reolink Argus 2 with solar panel installed above my vegetable garden and it works fairly well.
     
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    jiriteach Young grasshopper

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    My reference to "looks really good" was very much around the looks. The specs look to be in-line with the other wire-free cameras on the market and agree that it doesn't compare to the wired equivalents. I have a few of the Dahua POE bullets which perform great. An add-on like this for areas I cannot run POE would be useful.

    I've used the Arlo's before and yes there are limitations with the battery powered approach. Will be interesting to see the uptake.
     
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    ThomasPI Pulling my weight

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    I’m sorry but I’m not putting the security and safety of my family and home in the hands of ANY WiFi camera period.
     
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    Battery powered cameras by default suck and cannot be used with traditional nvrs. Because they turn on only when motion is detected by the internal PIR sensor lots of pre trigger and post trigger motion are missed. You can always run Poe. Always.