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Zyxel IPC3605N
6.8 out of 10

Zyxel IPC3605N

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Overall 6

Finally works!

Jacob D., Newegg
24 February 2014
  • Summary: I would have given it 4 eggs, but I had to go back and forth with tech support (they're useless) and then I was finally able to tinker and get it working. they were going to have me RMA it. FYI, it's on the latest firmware.
  • Pros: Good motion detection, multiple levels of sensitivity, good resolution. Great in low light.
  • Cons: Took me a very long time to get it working correctly. I set it to only capture during motion detect, but it took more than 20,000 captures a day (FTP). I had to go into recording setup, click next, and then check the checkbox to only capture during motion detection. It then started working. (a li...
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Overall 4

Update review

JOHN R., Newegg
5 June 2013
  • Summary: Support was a little better as the new camera was returned quickly. Why would it be returned without latest firmware? Why would they advise me to once again update to latest firmware when it was running OK on older firmware. Now I am back to square one!
  • Pros: Good in low light without IR
  • Cons: After updating firmware to 1.4 from 1.0 camera lost connectivity every couple of hours. Returned camera and was issued a new one which I thought would have the updated firmware installed but it did not. It seemed to hold connectivity pretty good again but was advised to once again update firmware...
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Overall 2

Horrible firmware

JOHN R., Newegg
12 May 2013
  • Summary: Stay away. Other reviews say the same. If I get help or get the issue resolved I will update but as of now I will never recommend or buy another one of their products.
  • Pros: Good low light view without IR lights. Has 1.8 aperture lens.
  • Cons: Loses connectivity on regular basis. Since firmware update to 1.4 in April camera is unusable. Will not stay connected for longer than an hour then have to reinstall camera and go thru whole install process. Support is poor. No forums that I know off for help. Instructions are not the best, very ...
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Overall 2

Don't buy this camera

Ed H., Newegg
11 April 2013
  • Summary: Useless for the security function I wanted it for.
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: Low resolution, fixed focal point, drops connection and then resets the connection to disallow access and refuses connection via the internet. Sends 100's of mail messages for bogus motion detection at night, one night it was over 500 which got my email account suspended for sending spam from me ...
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Overall 2

User Review

Dararith T., Newegg
28 March 2013
  • Pros: Worked for few days then went offline. Had to reboot to get back on network, but worked for a day or two.
  • Cons: Don't even try this product.
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Overall 2

Defective camera

Jefferson G., Newegg
2 March 2013
  • Summary: I own a zyxel NAS box and it did not have any issues, but this camera has been nothing but a headache. I would recommend to anyone to consider a different brand.
  • Pros: The camera was fairly inexpensive for the expected functionality. Delivery from newegg was fast.
  • Cons: There was no wall mount included with the camera in the original packaging. I had to email zyxel support to have them send me a wall mount. They do so and shipped it overnight so that was nice support. Unfortunately, the camera can't be setup as it will not connect to any LAN. In order for the wi...
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Overall 2

Not worth the hassles*

Rajan G., Newegg
19 February 2013
  • Summary: Please look elsewhere on IP cameras.
  • Pros: Looks made well, RJ-45 and wifi, SD slot etc,.
  • Cons: Does not and will not work consistently, their tech support have no clue. To point I am about to trash this. Worst software interface, and support site does not list a firmware update which their tech support will ask you to run, and that will screw this completely.
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Overall 10

Good for new user

JOHN R., Newegg
22 July 2012
  • Summary: Glad I got it. It is visible in my front window facing street. Will not fool anyone that you have it but is still a deterrant as thy will know they are on camera. Also records at set times or by motion.
  • Pros: Decent picture for the price. Night vision is excellent with just a street lamp near my home providing plenty of light. The app works great on ipad and iphone and is free. They provide you with a wireless N adapter so do not buy one.
  • Cons: Really none. Setup can be a little tricky if you have never dealt with internet protocols but not something to deduct a star. The manual ould be a little better to describe exactly what each camera setting does and recommend settings for specific use
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