The commissioning only worked through detours, once the camera is installed it works wonderfully.
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The surveillance camera from HiKam has a very high resolution. You have the possibility to choose between "SD" and "HD" picture quality. Another advantage is the sensitive motion detection, almost every motion has been recognized. Another positive feature is the alarm, which is just as reliable as the motion detector if it is activated. Once the device is connected to the Internet, the connection with Wi-Fi antenna or LAN cable runs perfectly.
The security camera HiKam A7 from HiKam is delivered in a simple, illustrated package that is easy to open. The manual is available in English and several other languages and is clearly illustrated and understandable.
Scope of delivery
- Power supply
- LAN cable
- Wi-Fi antenna
- Instruction manual
- Mounting accessories
You'll need a 2.4 G Wi-Fi frequency bandwidth to get started. You'll also need the HiKam app, which you can download from the App Store or Google Play. All you need to do after you' re finished is to connect the camera with the LAN cable and plug in the power supply, and you' re all set for installation. The installation didn't work right away, the connection to the internet only worked through detours. First the mobile phone had to be connected to the WLAN of the surveillance camera and then to the actual Internet.
The device is mainly kept in white.
The image quality is very good. You can choose between "SD" and "HD" picture quality. The image transmission is smooth and is transmitted in real time. Even at night the quality of the picture is convincing.
The camera does not detect every movement that occurs in the selected area. Carefully sneaking around the area sometimes worked without activating the motion detector. Obvious movements were detected.
After I put the camera on my terrace it felt like the motion detector was reporting every minute. Under Hamburg weather conditions, that means a lot of rain and especially a lot of wind, it makes no sense to have the motion detection switched on. The device cannot distinguish between a moving branch and a person. If you have the possibility, you can limit the range of motion detection accordingly.
If the camera detects a movement, a message immediately appears on the connected mobile device.
Once the device is connected to the Internet, the connection is working properly.
The maximum size of the memory card is 128 GB.
We exposed the surveillance cameras we tested to all conceivable weather conditions for several months. Whether it was snow, hail or just Hamburg's constant rain, nothing was left untouched by our cameras.
The security camera from HiKam is resistant to any form of precipitation and can easily withstand the weather.
We have evaluated approx. 250 customer reviews on the Internet. In summary it can be said that about 80 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are a good 15 percent of the users. The average score at the time of the evaluation was 4.2 out of 5 stars.
The following points were positively noted:
- Picture quality
- Easy to install
The following points were noted negatively:
- False alarms
- Cable too short
|Scope of delivery||Power supply unit(3m), LAN cable sealing set, adjustment key, mounting plate|
|Compatibility||PC, MAC, iOS, Android|
|Memory expansion||Maximum 128 GB|
|Quality impression||Very Good|
|Quality of instructions||Good|
|Camera resolution||1280 x 960 P|
|Night Vision Range||✔|
|Speaker||Loudspeaker for voice instructions during installation|
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