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While the box said you’d be able to see for 15 feet, things got blurry for me at 10. However, I am quite pleased with the camera’s two way audio and smart platform integrations, which include Amazon Alexa, Fire TV, Apple HomeKit, and Google Assistant. It’s hard to find a camera that integrates with Apple HomeKit, as its one of the less popular smart home automations, so I like that the Circle 2 really gives you options here. Of course, you’ll be able to watch your livestream or cloud storage footage on your Fire TV in addition to vocally commanding the Logitech Circle 2. Truly, home security has never been more convenient!While the Logitech Circle 2 includes 24 hours of free cloud storage plus unlimited streaming and downloads, I would recommend going with a membership, not only for the additional cloud storage but also for the person detection only available with the premium package. As you can see, the plans are reasonably priced and give you discounts for up to 5 cameras.

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It sets off an alarm faster than a photoelectric or optical beam smoke detector once it detects fire. Therefore it is best used to detect smoke from fast flaming materials like paper and wood. It is also cheaper to manufacture. Compared to photoelectric smoke detectors, it consumes less power so a small battery can power it for month and is independent of external wiring. Since ionization type smoke detectors can detect particles smaller than smoke particles, they are prone to false alarms. Ionic smoke detectors use a radioactive isotope americium 241, and rules on proper disposal vary in each region.

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To do this, we connected each camera to our Wi Fi network along with a video streaming service and a smartphone. If a camera had connection problems, while the other devices and the router still worked, we deducted points accordingly. Other Things to Consider When Buying a Security Camera Video Storage: Local or Cloud?There are two kinds of storage, local and cloud, neither of which had any effect on our scoring because it boils down to personal preference. The cameras with local storage in our review use micro SD memory cards to save video footage. This lets you access your video without subscription fees, though you might need extra memory cards or to write over older footage if you plan to keep your camera recording at all times. Cloud storage holds more video than local storage, but there are often subscription fees. You typically don't need a subscription to view a live feed. However, if you can't reach the company's video servers, you can't access the recordings. On the other hand, cloud storage is easier to use than local and is more likely to record everything the camera sees. The Y cam Indoor HDS is the only camera in our review with free cloud storage. Field of ViewIf you choose a camera with a very wide field of view, at least 160 degrees, you can expect to see every part of the room in front of the camera.