Zmodo 8CH Smart PoE Surveillance Camera System 4 x720P Outdoor + 4 x720P Indoor Dome Security Camera No Hard Drive


Install Cameras Anywhere, No Need for Nearby Power Outlets. This plug and play security system uses a single network cable run between your NVR and each IP camera provides both power and video transmission,
allowing you to position your cameras anywhere without the need for a nearby power outlet. Vivid 720P HD Video Day or Night View your world in 720p high definition day or night. The NVR records video in real-time at 720p HD, double the resolution of 960H,
with sharper and larger ima

$ 149.99

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  1. Peter Mastren says:
    30 of 31 people found the following review helpful
    1.0 out of 5 stars
    Great system ruined by proprietary protocols and thoughtless design., December 31, 2016
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    This review is for the Zmodo 8CH Smart PoE Surveillance Camera System 4 x720P Outdoor + 4 x720P Indoor Dome Security Camera No Hard Drive.

    First of all, I have to say that the video from these cameras is much better than I expected. The user interface is clean and mostly intuitive.
    Initially, I was overjoyed at the quality of the system at such a great price. The connectors on the cameras are mini-usb which requires a very small hole for mounting as opposed to the large hole required for other type connectors and the connectors are/can be sheltered from the weather inside the structure.

    But, alas, the system suffers from 4 deadly defects that I cannot live with.

    First, the user interface requires a dedicated monitor for management of the system. I suppose I could forgive that if I could manage it remotely, but
    the remote management software will only run on Windows IE. I do not own a Windows computer. I am strictly a Linux shop.

    Second, the mobile viewing app requires an account on Zmodo servers and whether I’m viewing or not, the base unit is in constant communication with Zmodo servers. Zmodo is able to view any of my cameras at any time. This is a huge privacy violation as well as a network security risk.

    Third, their mobile app also required my WiFi password. There is no need for them to ask for that information, but the app will not work without it. This is a huge security risk.

    Forth, the Indoor Dome cameras cannot be aimed. Their viewing angle is fixed. I tried turning the dome, thinking this would allow adjustment and initially it did adjust the camera until it was pointing straight down, but I was unable to change it after that, even with help, or I should say lack of help, from tech support. This one shot adjustment is not acceptable. Even if I were lucky enough to get the angle correct, the only way to set the azimuth is by the physical mounting screw placement which cannot be changed without great difficulty

    The unit is going back to Amazon.

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  2. 4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
    1.0 out of 5 stars
    Idea and price were good – $179 for NVR with (8) PoE cameras and …, January 27, 2017
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    Idea and price were good – $179 for NVR with (8) PoE cameras and you provide your own HDD. Crappy interface. Can’t use USB keyboard – all config is onscreen keyboard via mouse. Camera’s picture was decent – but could not get motion sensor recording or SMTP email notifications working. Zmodo tech support is non-existant. Ended up returning this item. Will look for a better solution.
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  3. David Latshaw says:
    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Easy to setup this system, December 14, 2016
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    Very easy to set up this system. The mini-usb cables are a great improvement over the old cables. I bought this system as a replacement for one I purchased last year I was not happy with that one and it did not hold up very long. This system has many nice upgrades I just hope it last longer than a year time will tell. The only negative thing I could say about this system is the dome cameras I was extremely disappointed in them, the quality, functionality no matter how I adjusted the camera you never saw as much as you did with the bullet camera. I should of just got 8 bullet camera cause the 4 dome cameras are just going to sit in the box.
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