: Foscam FIW Pan & Tilt IP/Network Camera with Two-Way Audio and Night Vision (Black): Surveillance Cameras: Camera & Photo. Buy Foscam FIW Wireless IP Camera (Black) featuring MP CMOS Sensor, x Resolution Glass IR mm f/ Lens. Review Foscam FIW. Foscam FIW features high quality video, wireless connectivity and night vision. Quick and easy set up with device streaming and instant notifications.
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If I do I’ll let you know. Foscam has an app for these I have focsam and sent to prison two boys robbing my house while I was at work. So that one went back.
It’s field of view is adequate and the picture is clear enough to make out details such as objects on the floor or on the table in the other room. Setting up the camera for wired and wireless was pretty easy but getting access from outside of your network was a little confusing.
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My first camera was the W and it worked fine for a year then the wireless stopped working. Security cameras by Rick Broida Oct 29, I bought this camera from Groupon over a year ago, and have never gotten around to setting it up until recently. The IP Camera Tool didn’t work, focsam the workaround is simple once you know.
Verizon did not give out all needed ports, linksys would not touch and Supportrix fixed it. The built in web interface is okay.
I will attach a couple of the bad photos to back up what I’m talking about as far as the video and image quality for security purposes.
If you are subscribed to Foscam Cloud www. I have filled out the form on the Contact Us page, and no one responds to any of my questions. It’s loaded with static. Good work Foscam, now come up with a good PTZ for a great price! But those engineers need to be taken out of their cubes, sprayed with cold water and shown how things work today.
We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Anyone else have a sneaky suspicion that someone in guess where? Guide to Port Forwarding — Belkin Routers. I will attach ferrite cores to the cameras power cord to see if this helps. It gives me a piece of mind knowing i can watch them even at work. So your cam will then be something like this if you are within network. Great bang for the buck! The camera is very easy to set up as a wifi camera, by following the written instructions and the video that comes on the installation disk.
It isand the engineers writing the software for this thing are still back in the 80’s. When tech called me I was away from my home and figured great now I will have to work again to get back to tech support later, but no, the gentleman named Ricky set a time up with me that was convenient for me and got back with me at that time to set up the camera for email and remote viewing.
The only thing I found is that the IR light is useless because I use the camera behind a window to look outside and the IR light bounces off the window glass and back on the camera blinding it. The process is very simialar to setting up a wireless printer, but if your device does not show up in the provided software while it is hardwired via network cable then you are in for a treat.
If so, contact your local internet provider for either a static IP or a work-around. Easy to control via my android phone and iphone. At first it didn’t work but Windows prompted me to install an Active X control, once I did I got video. If you have any questions or concerns please call us directly at You need to be able to click on an area of the screen and zoom in. Quick and simple to setup with amazing technical support Once initially setup, no computer is required Foscam is designed to work right of the box – simply connect the camera to your wireless network, setup port-forwarding and away you go.
Sarah Johnson did an outstanding job for me. I have my router on the first floor, and can even use the cam on the second floor. You set the camera to use a port other than 80 they suggestand then in the router, you enter the camera’s ip address and port that you’re using ingoing and outgoing the same.
The 1st camera we voscam was defective however they sent a new one that worked great. The provided IP Camera software is a joke. We are very pleased with our camera and it’s remote viewing capabilities.
The advantages of the Foscam are: I have been using the camera for three days. I hate when people post bad reviews of things that they should not have purchased in the first place!!!
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If you have time check out the video on the CD. If you do this there are two big problems: The signal has to go through my house, then through the metal garage door and steel entry door that face my house. Unfortunately this is an indoor camera but viewing through a window pane produced no noticeable glare. Needless to say I’ll be buying additional cameras here.
This camera overall is mid line at best and the video as well as the image captures are not even close to 891 a fozcam security camera should be.
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Looking over the forums, I was able to set up the email alarm after signing up for a gmx email account that seemed to be the easiest. Its a 890 over-whelming to setup if your not a technical user, but, from my experience, its nothing your neighborhood geek couldn’t help you setup and well worth it. As for the camera itself, I am very impressed.