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Swann Dvr4-1200 4 Channel Video Recorder With 2 X Pro-560 Cameras And

Swann Dvr4-1200 4 Channel Video Recorder With 2 X Pro-560 Cameras And
alaScore 74

22 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Swann Dvr4-1200 4 Channel Video Recorder With 2 X Pro-560 Cameras And. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Webcams for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Webcams the Swann Dvr4-1200 4 Channel Video Recorder With 2 X Pro-560 Cameras And is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Michael Brown (

Swann DVR-4 2600 4-Channel DVR & Camera Kit Review: Supereasy Setup, Limited Range


The $500 price tag is definitely attractive, but you'll need more than one system to cover an area greater than the 60-foot radius of the DVR.If money and time are in short supply, and you don't mind compromising on video quality for your surveillance...

Entirely self-contained--no host PC required ; Cameras can be deployed indoors or out ; Dead-simple to install and set up

Coverage limited by 60-foot cables ; Analog cameras limited to resolution of 640 by 480 ; Cannot expand beyond four cameras

This video surveillance system delivers a terrific price/performance ratio, but it limits your coverage to a 60-foot radius from the DVR.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Securitycameras (

Very happy with the product.


The system was easy to install and the directions were easy to follow. The camera's work well and the recording is easy to play back to view.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: The DVR Guy (

Good all round Security Kit


Easy DVR to set up, Cameras are great!

Easy To Set Up

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Ron (

Onsite checking gardner check, etc


Support is great, no problems, with the system. I have a second home, ts fun to look around and see if all is well 3,012 miles away. I am buying one more, to look both ways.

Easy To Set Up

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: buster (



piece of mind


Some static near wifi

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Mike from GA (

Insufficient Documentation


Don't purchase unless you can use supplied cable. I had my house prewired with cable for Camera Power and Video (RG59). Documentation does not cover how to use cable other than what was supplied. Also, it took more than 10 days to get a response to a...

Inadequate documentation, Inadequate support

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: muddaser (

must buy product


Swann is an Australian company that specializes in do-it-yourself security products. Swann security cameras are touted as plug-and-play, with simple instructions.


Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: BL (

DVR9 has not worked correctly since purc


Bought DVR9 from SWANN & have had very bad luck with it. It locks up. Shows black screen & wrong time/date. Sent it back & replacement still does not work corectly. [...]

Easy To Set Up

Faulty, Unreliable

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: mike copper (

Great system. Would Reccommend


This system is easy to install and easy to work with. Customer service is great. Offers a lot for the money and is easily upgradeable for more HDD space or remote web access.

Accurate, Compact, Easy To Set Up

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: jr (

bad bad bad


what a pile, i am so sorry i bought this piece of junk.. ps, for future buyers of anything swann, you will grow a mile of hair before anyone answers the phone, the instructions are IMPOSSIBLY ridiculous, my machine had a problem right from the box.. i...

Dec, 2009