A TECHIE REVIEWS A DCS-936L

The D-Link HD Wi-Fi Camera boasts a wide angle lens that easily captures your entire room, wall-to-wall, in high-quality 720p. Find out what else our techie had to say about it.

 

The most important specs you'll want to check out:

  • 1/4” Megapixel progressive CMOS sensor
  • 112° Wide angle lens for clear, whole-room coverage
  • Built-in Microphone
  • 5 metre IR illumination distance
  • 4X digital zoom
  • Built-in Infrared-Cut Removable (ICR) Filter module
  • Built-in Micro SD card slot

 

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The most important features:

IMAGE FEATURES

  • Configurable image size, quality, frame rate, and bit rate
  • Configurable brightness, contrast, sharpness, saturation and hue
  • Configurable motion detection windows
  • Time stamp and text overlays

EVENT MANAGEMENT

  • Motion detection
  • Sound level detection with adjustable sensitivity
  • Event notifications in the form of snapshots/video clips via SMTP

REMOTE ACCESS

  • Configuration accessible via web browser
  • mydlink Lite app for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, and Windows
  • mydlink+ app for iOS and Android

 

How wide is a 112° viewing angle?

How wide is 112°?

 

The Pros:

  • Very nice professional look and feel for both small business and home environments
  • Supports 720p HD video recording for excellent image quality
  • Ability to send snapshots and video clips to a specified email address when triggered by motion, sound or schedule
  • Built-in IR LEDs to capture video in low-light environments, or even in complete darkness
  • Use mydlink Home application or quick setup card to quickly and easily connect camera to mydlink services
  • Remote access via mydlink applications for IOS and Android

 

The Cons:

  • Remote viewing quality depends on Internet connection speed and availability
  • The smooth operation of the camera depends on your wireless signal availability and stability
  • Camera connection and setup is completely wireless. No Ethernet port

 

What makes this unit special?

  • Perfect for both the home and business environment
  • It supports both day and night recording
  • It offers motion and sound level detection with adjustable sensitivity
  • Remotely view camera with the mydlink website or the mydlink Lite/mydlink+ application for IOS and Android
  • Receive notifications straight to your inbox when motion/sound is detected
  • Nice and small which makes it perfect to mount anywhere you need it

 

Minimum illumination:

  • Colour (Day Mode), IR LEDs off: 2.6 lux
  • B/W (Night Mode), IR LEDs off: 1.5 lux
  • B/W (Night Mode), IR LEDs on: 0
  • Fixed length 2.45 mm. Aperture F2.4


Angle of view: (H) 112°, (V) 77°, (D) 120°
Minimum object distance: 50 cm
Video Resolution: 1280 x 720; 800 x 600; 720 x 480; 640 x 480; 320 x 240 at frame rates up to 30 fps

  • 802.11n/g wireless with WPA/WPA2 encryption
  • Operates on 2.4 GHz band
  • Single-band 1T1R mode supports a maximum data rate of 72.2 Mbps
  • Administrator and user group protection
  • Password authentication
  • HTTP and RTSP digest authentication
  • IPV4, ARP, TCP, UDP, ICMP
  • DHCP Client
  • NTP Client (D-Link)
  • DNS Client
  • DDNS Client (D-Link)
  • SMTP Client
  • FTP Client
  • HTTP Server
  • PPPoE
  • RTP, RTSP
  • UPnP Port Forwarding, UPnP
  • HTTPS for configuration
  • Bonjour

System requirements for web interfaces

  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows 10/8/7 or Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 12, Safari 6 or Chrome 20 or higher

 

Dimensions: 92.1 x 65.9 x 90.7 mm (3.6 x 2.6 x 3.6 inches)

Weight: 140.0 grams (4.9 ounces) ± 5%

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The above product can be purchased from any of our local distributors:

 

Pinnacle

T : 011 265 3000

Rectron

T : 011 203 1000

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