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D-Link DCS-900 Internet Camera

D-Link DCS-900 Internet Camera
alaScore 69

131 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 131 reviews of D-Link DCS-900 Internet Camera. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the D-Link DCS-900 Internet Camera is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 user reviews of D-Link DCS-900 Internet Camera from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on

64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: D-Link DCS-900 10/100TX Home Security Internet CameraD-Link DCS-900 10/100TX Home Security Internet Camera

Dec, 2018

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I purchased 3 of these cameras and a D-link wireless router to set up in various areas of my house as a nanny & doggy cam. I spent over 60 hours on the phone with D-link customer support trying to get cameras to work remotely (I could see them on my...

Good picture, sound and movement (able to pan and zoom)

Frequently looses connection. Difficult installation. Unable to view audio or video from remote PC as advertised

May, 2008

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if you want to create dvd's, dont buy this product.


called tech support at least 10 times. they have had a team working in the "lab" for a week. no response from them. i've called because you cant edit out video footage. automatically starts with the first thing you have ever recorded in playback. makes...

Good picture, great for if you just want to record onto the computer and watch playback

Records into HGD file format (ya i know, whats HGD) it DOES come with a AVI file converter that doesn't work at all. the conversion process actually CRASHES the program. i tried 4 different computers one of which is my personal video editing machine. I...

Jul, 2007

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Works well


This camera was a great deal.


May, 2007

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Horrible, horrible camera.


Cheap, works with Linux/Motion.


May, 2007

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Nice camera, bad software


Camera was defective, Dlink just hung up on me when I called with my problem, 3 times.

Apr, 2007

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D-Link Camera is JUNK


The camera software and for its price is good.

Doesn't work very long.

Mar, 2007

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Works, at lest


Easy to set up, updated firmware gets rid of all previous bugs, dummy LED light is good feature to fool, doesn't take up much bandwidth so allows for a decent frame rate even with the lowest of DSL upload speeds, output video code can be taken and put...

Dec, 2006

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Poor camera


Cheap networked camera.

Poor quality image.

Dec, 2006

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Not a good buy


The mounting bracket is the best feature.

The picture is very fuzzy, no sound which is my mistake when picking out this model, DLINK interface leaves a lot to be desired.

Sep, 2006

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didn't work right


Didn't work, locked up repeatedly.

Aug, 2006

Product Specifications

The DCS-900 Internet camera is designed as a cost-effective security system for home and the small office. This camera connects to an Ethernet network in a building, or to the broadband Internet. Equipped with a built-in Web server and software for multi-camera monitoring and management, this camera provides a complete system for effective surveillance from a local site or anywhere via the Internet. This Internet camera comes with a built-in CPU and Web server, providing a low-cost solution capable of solving demanding security and home/office monitoring needs. Its integrated Web server eliminates the need to connect the camera to a computer. Once installed, you use the built-in IP address to gain access to the camera, make changes to camera settings, and view live video. For remote security monitoring, you can install your camera at your home or the office, then view the images from anywhere via a computer running Internet Explorer or Netscape. Directly connected to the Internet without going through any computer, this camera is simple to install and can easily integrate with your network environment. Instead of recording 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, images can also be recorded only when motions are detected. This saves your disk space and eliminates the time wasted to view unnecessary images. Images can be directly archived straight to your computer hard drive or to a Network Attached Storage. Surveillance software, called "IPView Lite", is included to let you view up to 4 cameras on a single computer screen at one central location. Images can be recorded to your computer's hard drive manually or according to a pre-set schedule. The DCS-900 supports video resolutions at up to 640 x 480 dpi. The camera uses M-JPEG to stream live video at up to 30 frames per second for real-time viewing.