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Swann - 16-Channel, 12-Camera Indoor/Outdoor Wired 2TB DVR Surveillance System - Black/white-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Set, But Not Right For Our Intended Use

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    EagleEye
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    This is a great camera set and affordable price. The cameras are made well, plentiful, and smaller than most. The cameras blended well under the eaves. However, if you looked for them, you would see them. If I was using these indoors, a hallway @ 40 feet, they would have been perfect and I would have kept them. My use outdoors, however, worked but really stretched the pixels to the max at 70+ feet. Daylight view was acceptable, but the nighttime was difficult, but usable for alarm/alert purposes. However, at these distances, the target image became blurry and it was not likely we could reasonably identify the license plate or the naughty person. The camera ir light did aid in the view at this distance. So we upgraded to the 4K system. The return went smoothly with no questions asked. I am very satisfied with the system as a unit and I believe this would work well for 90%, or more installations.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great system

    Posted
    Powderkeg
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    This replaced a six year old, eight channel, eight camera 1000 line system and two wireless HD cameras. Needless to say the 1080 HD is much better. Can read license plates across the street. Super easy to 1) set up, 2) integrate into my home network, 3) Swann HomeSafe View app works very well on smartphone. As a RF communications tech and ham radio operator I did run RG6 dual shield coax to all the cameras, as am not a big fan of the smaller RG-174 type coax. This was most likely overkill, but will have absolutely no signal lose on the video signal. Swann manuals are on line which helped on the minutia of setting up the motion alert parameters and email notifications. I set up the system to push text alerts thru my Gmail account.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Most reliable system

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    Eric
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    I have already few systems in place ! The new generation is absolutely fabulous ! Very easy to set up ! Reliable with s free access over mobile phone !! I have tested several system including IP device WiFi etc ! But this one always reboot after power shortage ! For me this is the must, not a lot of system available today on the market can do that !! I am leaving at 30 hours of plane from the US and unfortunately I have frequently power shut down. I do really appreciate to have the system back on running without any intervention on site like other system that I have ! So to close my review Free access on mobile and more reliable than system where you have to pay for access video on clouds ! Thank you Swann

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera system for all uses

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    Shidy
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    We are using this system to monitor distribution at a manufacturing and shippinng facility. We purchased three of the 8 channel DVRs originally and were so impressed that we had our entire ditribution network outfitted with them. We are finishing up our original site by consolidating the 8 channel DVRs into 16 channel with larger harddrives 2-4 TB. Swann has been an exceptional partner.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great system

    Posted
    RevB
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    great system, Swann has been around along time and the ease of operation was a must for me. I have purchased 5 of these systems for our church and friends, and home. they are great and you can use any combination of screen resolutions, 1080p with 720 it works just fine. Buy it you won't be disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Camera system

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    NitroPeace
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    I purchased this system. The cameras have great picture. They do have digital zoom and you can zoom in on a specific area. I highly recommend them if purchased from a reputable dealer such as Best Buy. I am having a hard time setting up the Network hoping to get some help from Swann after the holidays.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Swann 16-ch Surveillance System

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    JoelTR
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    This is an excellent surveillance system from Swann. It has 1080p resolution. It's much better than my previous system, which was the Samsung C5100. The Swann software, Homesafe View, has a very nice and intuitive user interface. I highly recommend this Swann surveillance system.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    Btec
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    I use these cameras not only for my home but my businesses as well. They are excellent and I love how you can interact even when you are away from the monitor by using the app. These are worth the price!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This is a very good set-up.

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    Eddie
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    This set- up comes with a big storage at 2tb. I love that it came with 12 camera's to start with and it is expandable. I can add 4 more camera's. I am very happy with my Swann system. I even was able to install it all by myself.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very, Very Pleased

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    SolSurvivor
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    I have already started putting this same set in other facilities like our church etc. It was easy enough to install but I was very impressed with the setup and phone app setup. very straight forward and reliable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A++

    Posted
    larry
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    these are great quality cameras have been up for about a month now and no problems, was an easy install and great to be able to see video from my phone. would buy again

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent value!!

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    AlwaysWatching
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    Only drawback is screen shots on iPhone can’t be enlarged with thumb and fore finger. Other versions of Swann’s software allowed that!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect

    Posted
    David
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    This has turned out to be one of my "Best Buys". I can now see my entire warehouse with crystal clear pictures. Very easy to use. Easy to go back and find events.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Camera System!

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    DaWifey
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    Swann has been the best camera systems we could ask for and with reasonable prices as well. They are high quality and easy to install. Technical Support was wonderful as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great security system

    Posted
    EATaxLady
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    Beautiful clear color pictures. Many ways to view all cameras. Easy to set up on location and on phone tablet and computer

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful

    Posted
    Rjsmeme
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    I can’t wait for the installation to be completed for my security system! A great quality product with a reasonable price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great system!

    Posted
    Scottyp
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    This is a great camera system. The install was straight forward. The interface is easy to use. Great picture quality. Only thing missing is sound. Overall very happy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great, would recommend to anyone.

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    Alby1901
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    This is very easy to set up and use. Very user friendly. No need to have someone else install for you.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Security system on a budget

    Posted
    Bjbowman
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    This Swann product is perfect for small businesses or home installation. It’s very affordable & ease of use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great system

    Posted
    Knd5308
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    This is our second security camera set up, this system is by far the best we have has this far.

    I would recommend this to a friend