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Old 07-26-2017, 03:49 PM
 
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I just purchased the Arlo Pro package and although I really like the wire free feature it doesn't have continuous recording capability (8 hours tops). Any other brand recommendation? This would be for viewing my kid with a at home nanny.
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Old 08-03-2017, 02:20 AM
 
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I think all battery powered cameras are the same story. Batteries can't last long enough for 7/24 recording.
For 24hrs continuous recording, you need to buy an NVR which normally has a hard drive inside saying about 2TB or 4TB. Certainly, the budget will be much higher than a standalone camera.

I have a Reolink POE system and I'm happy with it:
https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/2...7-524F985330DA
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Old 08-03-2017, 11:15 AM
 
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You're not going to get any decent amount of continuous recording from a battery powered camera, no matter which brand you choose.
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Old 08-03-2017, 11:18 AM
 
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I meant wireless for network connectivity. I'm ok with corded power.
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Old 08-03-2017, 11:30 AM
 
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What are you looking to spend? I use a Synology NAS at home with 3 wifi cameras. You can configure it for continuous recording, or motion detection recording. With 4TB+ of storage space retention isn't much of an issue. And I have access to live streams and recordings via my smartphone, along with email alerts when motion or audio detection is tripped.
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Old 08-03-2017, 12:05 PM
 
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What are you looking to spend? I use a Synology NAS at home with 3 wifi cameras. You can configure it for continuous recording, or motion detection recording. With 4TB+ of storage space retention isn't much of an issue. And I have access to live streams and recordings via my smartphone, along with email alerts when motion or audio detection is tripped.
About $400 to $500. Don't need much storage just enough to keep 5 days tops.
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