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Swann Maxi Day/Night (S4957747)

Swann Maxi Day/Night (S4957747)
alaScore 74

11 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Swann Maxi Day/Night (S4957747). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, 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 Swann Maxi Day/Night (S4957747) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Swann Maxi Day/Night (S4957747)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Swann Maxi Day/Night (S4957747) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Webcams on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Swann MegaFlood Security CameraSwann Maxi Day/Night Security Camera

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Best camera I have tried

 

This thing has great ir coverage at night and a great picture both day and night. I have tried a lot of different camera's and this one is really the sweet spot between quality and price

The mounting arm is hard to get tight enough to prevent it from moving around

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Best all in one security cam I have found

 

I have 4 of these and they are probably the best bang for your buck out there in IR color security cams. The IR performance is good and the day time performance is not bad

There are some gain steps that are pretty course with these cameras that can set off motion sensor software. When the light changes the gain changes suddenly and triggers a motion event. This is an annoyance but not a deal breaker. Everything in the...

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very good

 

I need to get another one now.

Mated well with Avermedia 300 dvr card. I am very impressed with its night vision

does not have audio

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Excellent cam - buy this one

 

Superb picture quality and great industrial aluminum design. Also you get warning stickers for your windows. I use this cam as a front door monitor so my wife can see who's outside without answering or looking through the peephole. I have it mounted...

It was kind of awkward attaching the sun shield. The screws are tiny. The mount is kind of cheap. I sheared off one of the heads with a power screwdriver. However, it's strong enough with only 3 screws to hold the cam securely. Use scissors to cut open...

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Great Value

 

A good camera for under $100

Plug it in and go. Great picture quality for the price. Easy to assemble. Comes equipped with 60 ft. extension cable

The packaging... cheap, plastic packaging that must be destroyed to get to the camera. You actually could cut yourself on this hard, sharp plastic

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Still going good after a year

 

The optional lens is actually quite easy to install. Once the cover has been unscrewed, remove the little screw holding the IR panel in place, and let the whole thing fall into your hand--it'll dangle ok on it's lead. this allows full access to the...

Got it from the 'Egg over a year ago, and it's still going strong. It's been in 100+ deg F, to -5. It's also been subjected to 40+ mph winds, and again, no problems. It runs 24/7 on my weather site as a backyardcam. (One only need to do a search on my...

Like many of these types of cams, there is a thin black line that runs down the side of the image. It's approx. 1/8 inch wide at 640x480. It's not enough of an issue to stop me from getting another cam, and should get it 4 stars--but due to long time...

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Look elsewhere

 

I'm useing it in my backyard to watch the wildlife without scaring, and looking for another camera for the serious business of monitoring my property.

Night vision is decent, even in no light conditions

Mounting bracket will not hold the weight of the camera (it is not the bracket depicted on Newegg), be prepared to spend another $15 - $25. The installed lens is 6mm, installing the supplied 12mm lens is near impossible without breaking IR components....

Product Specifications

Keep an eye on your property or business 24/7 with Swann's compact, high performance infrared Maxi Day/Night Camera. This quality camera features powerful CCD crystal clear images, high-resolution 420 lines video display and a tough, vandal-proof aluminum case. The incredible Maxi Day/Night camera boasts 24 powerful infrared LEDs to turn night into day. Its sharp picture display gives you the ability to monitor your premises day and night with clarity of up to 66 feet in total darkness. It is a breeze to install, just plug 'n' play into your TV VCR or DVR. The Maxi Day/Night also comes with an adaptive mounting bracket, which can be easily installed to ceilings and walls to ensure you have no 'security blind spots' around your premises. The Maxi Day/Night camera is weatherproof and is even built to withstand freezing conditions. If you are looking for a high resolution, tough, dependable, yet affordable camera for 24/7 surveillance, then look no further!

CCTV

Camera Mechanical Design:Fixed
Day & Night Functionality: Yes
Equipment Category:CCTV cameras
Horizontal Resolution (TV Lines):420
Video Format:NTSC / PAL

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:15.9oz

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Swann Communications
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Swann Maxi Day/Night

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Video Input

Camera Type:CCTV camera
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