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Y-Cam YCB003

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Overall 10
10

Excellent For Home Security

Bryan, Amazon
8 January 2014
  • Summary: This is a great little camera. Pretty good night vision, built in recording (no DVR needed) and accessible over the web. Although it's not quite the "1-2-3 easy" setup that the advertisement claims it's still pretty easy. The instruction manual is lacking quite a bit, but at least it's in plain language (not a bunch of technical jargon) and there is plenty of online content to aid with setup. Image quality is good and the camera is full of great features.
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Overall 2
2.0

Getting worse

A Waheed, Amazon
6 August 2013
  • Summary: Further to my previous review, it took 10 days for Y-Cam to confirm that the Camera was faulty and they stated they will arrange for the collection of the faulty camera, and delivery of a new one on the same day or the day after. 3 days on, they now state that it was the fault of UPS, the couriers, who failed to do the exchange in the depot or something ridiculous like that.
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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible

Amazon
25 June 2012
  • Summary: Bought this camera, SD black, based on reviews. Right away I was not able to set it up for WiFI since respective menue is missing.I hade no other choice then to connect camera with patch cable. Send 4 service request to Y-Cam over a periode of 4 weeks but no response at all. I do not recomment this camera at all. It is a waste of money and does not even work as a paper weight.
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Overall 10
10

mac and iPhone set up

Amazon
2 November 2011
  • Summary: i was very leery about buying this but i am so glad i do, i had to update the firmware, thought it was off but super simple to do, no problem! the app works great and fully set it up on my mac now i can look in at my house from my iPhone anywhere and anytime! took a couple tries to get thru my firewall but tech support was great too, i missed one ip type for dns and they spotted it right away! since then it's been awesome!
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective product lousy customer support.

Amazon
10 August 2011
  • Summary: I was shipped a defective product that didn't work. I contacted the manufactures of the product. The only phone support line is a toll number in the UK. Filling Via the web site they have only responded 4 times in 11 days. The support guy keeps asking the same questions even though its clearly included in my submission and can be reviewed by support. At this point I am sure this company is just giving me the run around in order to not support there own defective product.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lasted a year.

Mike, Amazon
30 July 2011
  • Summary: I bought three of these for my home security system and all three had failed in a year. Two just stopped working and would no longer connect via wireless (they do connect via wired). The third will work for about 2 to 3 days and then start lagging and will eventually refuse to connect at all. Have to unplug and reconnect power and it'll go for another 2 to 3 days. In addition, at least one LED in the array of IR LED's has gone out on each unit.
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Overall 2
2.0

Pay a premium for nothing

Amazon
28 July 2011
  • Summary: I did a lot of research before purchasing the Y-cam Knight SD camera -- what sold me on it was the claims (by the company, not users) of ease of set up for a mac. I have a few wireless security cameras with my alarm.com account and it took a little rolling up the sleeves to get them to function including running XP on Fusion.
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Overall 10
10

GREAT CAMERA...

Amazon
24 July 2011
  • Summary: WORKS PERFECT. BEING USED AS A BABY MONITOR. HAVE TWO CAMERAS SET UP IN EACH KIDS ROOM AND HAVE NOT HAD ONE SINGLE PROBLEM. DOSE SUCK UP BANDWIDTH THOUGH!
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Overall 6
6.0

Adequate, but jerky motion lets it down.

Amazon
18 July 2011
  • Summary: The good things are is does do what it says: IR, motion detection, email alerts, WiFi / ethernet connectivity, SD card recording, ftp of stills, remote access to settings. Camera: It's an IR / daylight camera with a IR lens so the colors are way off in daylight - they must have had complaints as they warn you about that on the box. WiFi: The signal strength on the WiFi was poor - other devices in the same location showed 100% yet the Y-Cam could only manage 50%.
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Overall 6
6.0

Y-cam Knight SD for a baby cam.

Amazon
18 July 2011
  • Summary: The Y-cam Knight SD does the job I needed it to do. It acts as a dedicated baby camera above my daughters crib. Night vision works, the camera works over wifi (but needs a strong signal). It was probably to old to use N, so the camera relies on B or G wifi networks. If I had to do it over again, I would go with the cheaper Foscam's which seem to produce a much better night vision picture (with LED's that are not as red to the human eye), and also a better day time...
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