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Foscam FI8918W

Foscam FI8918W
alaScore 86

722 reviews

May, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 722 reviews of Foscam FI8918W. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Webcams for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Webcams the Foscam FI8918W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 722 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Foscam FI8918W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 202 user reviews of Foscam FI8918W from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Webcams on Amazon.co.uk.

78% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Foscam FI8918W CCTV Wi-Fi Wireless Pan/Tilt IR IP Camera 2-Way Audio (Pack of 3)Foscam FI8918W Wireless/Wired Pan/Tilt IP Camera with 8m Night Vision and 2.8mm Lens - Black (Pack of 2)Foscam FI8918W CCTV Wi-Fi Wireless Pan/Tilt IR IP Camera 2 Way Audio (Pack of 3)

May, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Foscam FI8918W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 user reviews of Foscam FI8918W from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Webcams on Amazon.com.

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Foscam FI8916W Wireless/Wire IP Camera WIDE ANGLE, IR-CUT, Wireless b/g/n ,Better Housing (Upgraded From FI8918W, Black Newest Model)Foscam Pan And Tilt Wireless IP Camera with 9bdi antennas Black 3 pack - FI8918WGomadic Intelligent Compact Car / Auto DC Charger suitable for the Foscam FI8918W - 2A / 10W power at half the size. Uses Gomadic TipExchange Technolo

May, 2015

TOP TEN REVIEWS - EXELLENCE

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Foscam FI8918W

 

Building and trying to monitor your own wireless security camera network may be more hassle than it is worth for most people, but the Foscam FI8918W is a great option if you decide to do it. This wireless camera makes using sophisticated technology easy.

The Foscam FI8918W camera has a large field of view and can pan and tilt to take in even more

The motion-detection email alerts would be more useful if they contained video rather than just photos

Monitoring your own wireless cameras is not for everyone, but if you choose to do it, the Foscam FI8918W offers the best combination of features for the job.

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Consumer review by: Geekgal (newegg.com)

Great indoor camera!

 

This camera is awesome! I purchased it from another source but I wanted to leave a comment here. The setup wasn't too bad and I had the right networking equipment to set it up. I am currently watching my dogs at my house. The picture is great for a...

Easy setup, IR for night viewing, works with android phone, pan, tilt

no DVR capabilities? Too short of power cord

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: CableBob (newegg.com)

Just as I expected!

 

Overall this camera is exactly what I wanted it to be and I intend on ordering 2-3 more. I would recommend this device to friends as long as they understand that the resolution isn't the greatest. I've attached a photo taken of my kids play room so you...

Amazing Device! Does exactly what I expected it to.. VERY customizable interface and very easy to use. Night Vision works great! At LEAST 8meters as they advertized. Mine e-mails me if it detects motion or sound during specified times of the day

640x480 isn't high res these days and while it works for my use (watching the kids at night or while they're in their play room) it may not be high enough resolution for security as you may not be able to make out peoples faces from distance ; Manual...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: eagle195 (beachcamera.com)

NO

 

i send the iten back and i never get my refund, i got call paypal to get my money back... BADDDD PLACE TO BUY SOMETHING

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: DealSeeker (beachcamera.com)

Best budget PT camera

 

Good product. Good price. Prompt delivery

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Lennie (buydig.com)

Great buy and good value.

 

A bit hard to set up Ftp and outside access with email alert initially but it wasn't camera issue but others. But once setup, everything works perfectly. Very good price and functions very well with all that I need. Store pictures through Ftp, email...

Access Away From Home ; Email Alerts ; Ftp ; pan tilt

Difficult to set up

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Lennie (beachcamera.com)

Great buy and good value.

 

A bit hard to set up Ftp and outside access with email alert initially but it wasn't camera issue but others. But once setup, everything works perfectly. Very good price and functions very well with all that I need. Store pictures through Ftp, email...

Access Away From Home ; Email Alerts ; Ftp ; pan tilt

Difficult to set up

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: puzzled (buydig.com)

better be good at installing complicated

 

since i've been unable to get a tech to help me instal my camera, it just sits there; next to its box. i have tried to get some help, but the techs are handling 10, TEN callers at the same time. that means you sit & wait, & wait. so, unless you're...

Who Knows

Can't Get It Connected

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: puzzled (beachcamera.com)

better be good at installing complicated

 

since i've been unable to get a tech to help me instal my camera, it just sits there; next to its box. i have tried to get some help, but the techs are handling 10, TEN callers at the same time. that means you sit & wait, & wait. so, unless you're...

Who Knows

Can't Get It Connected

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: liftman (buydig.com)

well designed product

 

product is used to watch interior of home at all times, good quality product, very happy with

Easy to set up ; Good tech support ; Great picture

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Jul, 2013
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Product Specifications

Configuration

Face Tracking: No
Integrated Microphone: Yes

Connectivity

Apple Lightning Connector: No
Firewire: No
Network Interface:WLAN
Wireless Interface: Yes

General Features

Chip Type:CMOS
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:Netcam
Zoom Type:without Zoom
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