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    • mutley74
    • By mutley74 8th Oct 17, 4:01 PM
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    Wifi Security camera
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    • 8th Oct 17, 4:01 PM
    Wifi Security camera 8th Oct 17 at 4:01 PM
    Hi
    I would like to fit a small internal security camera that can connect to the wifi so I can check house is okay remotely. Mainly to check my teen has locked the house properly when I'm at work.

    Can anyone suggest any models from Maplin or Amazon which are reputable, and if they work well an 2nd can be added easily, for view from an App?

    Thanks
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    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 8th Oct 17, 6:10 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 6:10 PM
    I got one of these

    has worked great for this last 3 years

    Free online storage and alerts

    2nd cam can be added

    Watch live/record remotely


    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Y-cam-HomeMonitor-Indoor-Camera-White/dp/B008QN6V9W/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1507482430&sr=8-3&keywords=y+cam
    • mutley74
    • By mutley74 8th Oct 17, 6:23 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 6:23 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 6:23 PM
    I got one of these

    has worked great for this last 3 years

    Free online storage and alerts

    2nd cam can be added

    Watch live/record remotely


    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Y-cam-HomeMonitor-Indoor-Camera-White/dp/B008QN6V9W/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1507482430&sr=8-3&keywords=y+cam
    Originally posted by ballyblack
    Thanks for the link. A bit expensive at £99 for my budget is there anything semi-decent value for around £50 available?
    • Neil Jones
    • By Neil Jones 8th Oct 17, 10:33 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 10:33 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 10:33 PM
    This might be worth a look:
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B073WXKBDR

    Haven't used one of these and it looks like that rolling droid thing on Star Wars, a BB-8.

    That being said, for this sort of stuff you tend to get what you pay for.
    • Andywest
    • By Andywest 1st Dec 17, 4:41 PM
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    Dont buy homemonitor by y-cam... big issues currently with 7 day cloud recording being stopped.
    • ringo_24601
    • By ringo_24601 1st Dec 17, 4:49 PM
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    • 1st Dec 17, 4:49 PM
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    • 1st Dec 17, 4:49 PM
    Hi
    I would like to fit a small internal security camera that can connect to the wifi so I can check house is okay remotely. Mainly to check my teen has locked the house properly when I'm at work.

    Can anyone suggest any models from Maplin or Amazon which are reputable, and if they work well an 2nd can be added easily, for view from an App?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by mutley74
    There are loads of 'IP cameras' that can be pretty cheap - eg. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004P8K24W/

    If you had an old android mobile phone hanging around, you can possibly pop an app on one to act as an IP camera.

    I've had an old foscam working for years, cost £45.. it's a bit of a pain messing with my router to make it work externally though.
    • Inner Zone
    • By Inner Zone 1st Dec 17, 5:02 PM
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    • 1st Dec 17, 5:02 PM
    Dont buy homemonitor by y-cam... big issues currently with 7 day cloud recording being stopped.
    Originally posted by Andywest
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5752846
    • Owene
    • By Owene 12th Dec 17, 7:01 AM
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    • 12th Dec 17, 7:01 AM
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    • 12th Dec 17, 7:01 AM
    There are many CCTV installation companies which deal with WiFi security camera. You can consult with them. They will better assist you according to your need.
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