A futuristic camera Reolink Argus 2

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I always wanted to have an outdoor camera right in front of my door. That way I would be able to see anyone on my front porch before they knocked. Yes, I was always somewhat of a science buff and wanted futuristic sci-fi equipment. It was a flare of mine. I used to go around and look for various products to quench my thirst for futurism and knowledge of stuff happening behind my back. I had always wanted a really futuristic surveillance camera and I found my solace in one of them finally. The internet introduced me to REOLINK ARGUS 2. A truly futuristic approach to the design and features and a cool look with an exquisite looking separately sold solar charger, the camera was music to my ears. I wanted to know everything about it. I decided that the best way to do it was to give it a try and I ordered one. Right off the bat. It arrived pretty quickly. I was truly impressed with what I received from the other end. After a very hyped and excited unboxing of the product, I went ahead to set that bad boy up.

Reolink Argus 2 Setup

Well, imagine you ordered it and got it right. It is exactly what you expected it to be and it didn’t fail to impress you in the least bit. You would question ‘Well, How to install a Reolink camera? Well, the setup is quite simple. You could install the compatible app from the company readily available for installation from the play store or the app store. The next thing you will need to do is to connect it to the WIFI. It requires an internet connection. To do that, you will need to put the details of the wireless router like the SSID and the password and other details as prompted into the application. This will help the camera to connect to the router. After that, you will be able to enjoy cloud storage. It is an easy setup mechanism and can be used and figured out easily. This allows the user to make the most use out of the camera. It is an enhanced device. It comes with a setup mount that can be easily fit into drilled holes near the front door of your house and then mounted on it. It has a motion sensor that can predict movement and capture a clip. The clips length can be easily set up by you in the application. That’s how convenient it is. I really loved it when I installed it. I had also bought the otherwise separately sold solar charger panel along with the product as it came as a suggestion. I am also glad it did. It took a minute to set it up along with the camera and after I was done I was so happy. I literally did not have to look at the battery again. I did have to look at it that the camera did not face the sun or any busy area. This was to avoid false alarms that would potentially disturb my work.

How to connect Reolink Argus 2 with Alexa

Being such a futuristic camera it would be a shame if it didn’t possess a good flex from the voice control systems. Although it would have been really better if it had the much superior Google assistant but lo and behold it does have something at that price. It can accept commands given to Alexa and is very convenient as you can control it just by talking. This is a whole lot of future in one piece if you ask me. In addition to that, the camera can also see in the dark thanks to its infrared capability and LED support. This can also be toggled by using the Alexa support too. Having the cloud storage would be a huge benefit along with the surveillance camera setup. It is quite an impressive and futuristic piece and is definitely a boon in security and fancy for those who have a thing for futuristic devices and gadgets. An all in one perfected device with an easy user interface. What more could one possibly ask for?