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Logitech Circle 2 Indoor/Outdoor Weatherproof Wired Security Camera

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Logitech Circle 2 + Apple HomeKit Integration

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Logitech Circle 2 + Apple HomeKit Integration

Logitech Circle 2 + Apple HomeKit Integration

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CIRCLE 2 + Apple HomeKit

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  • Overview

    Logitech's Circle 2 Wired Security Camera lets you watch over your house via your iPhone or iPad when you're away. Whether you’re at work or just next door, you'll always know about unexpected household activity in real time with instant smart alerts on your iOS device.

    You can access Circle 2’s unlimited live streaming, two-way audio and smart recorded video for the most recent 24 hours anytime and anywhere at no additional cost. If you want to see more, you can purchase a subscription plan that offers either 14 days or 31 days of storage.

    Highlights

    Smart alerts sent to your iPhone or iPad whenever there's activity in your house

    Secure cloud storage for the most recent 24 hours; subscription plans available for longer periods of video storage

    Easy setup in minutes

    1080p HD picture quality

    180° field-of-view glass lens

    Night vision and advanced motion filtering

    Weatherproof design for indoor or outdoor use

    Smart time-lapse day brief for a quick overview of the day's activity

    What’s in the Box

    Logitech Circle 2 full HD weatherproof security camera

    Swivel mount with tethered cable (3.05 m/10 ft.)

    USB power adapter

    Wall-mounting hardware

    Quick start guide

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: HomeKit Compatible

    Internet Access: Internet Access Required

    Cable length: 3.04 m/10 ft.

    Power Source: External power supply

    Length: 8.55 cm/3.37 in.

    Width: 7.1 cm/2.8 in.

    Depth: 6.67 cm/2.63 in.

    Weight: 207 g/7.3 oz.

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: 961-000413

    UPC or EAN No.: 5099206072756

    Warranty

    Note: Apple's One-Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple-branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer — please see your product box and literature for details. Benefits under the manufacturer's warranty are in addition to rights provided by consumer law. For details, click here.

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    • HomePod
  • 3.0 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Can not stop camera from recording in HomeKit

      I bought this camera in hopes of replacing my nest cameras so that everything would be integrated into the home app. There are a lot of limitations currently w I bought this camera in hopes of replacing my nest cameras so that everything would be integrated into the home app. There are a lot of limitations currently with HomeKit and this camera. It can not be turned on and off via HomeKit. If I use the Logitech app to turn the camera off and then goto the home app, the camera is still streaming video even though it shows off. Also, there is no way to automatically turn the camera on/off via location, which is a major bummer. If/when this is fixed via a software update, I may consider this camera again, but for now I am returning it.

      • Written by Adam G from Dallas

      179 of 216 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Can not stop camera from recording in HomeKit

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      I have 3 of these and they are great

      I have two window mounted and one wall mounted. I've done all of the app and firmware updates since I purchased them in August. I tried Homekit but the Logi C I have two window mounted and one wall mounted. I've done all of the app and firmware updates since I purchased them in August. I tried Homekit but the Logi Circle app is much better. Night vision doesn't work as well in window mode, do your homework and research before buying any camera. IR does not work through glass. I spent more time cable managing the wires and getting them power than I did setting them up. Like all technology, there's people who know and everyone else. Remember that when reading reviews. It's a great product and it doesn't deserve 1 star from 1 review.

      • Written by Jason C from Thousand Oaks

      66 of 74 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?I have 3 of these and they are great

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Doesn't do what says on the tin

      Not happy with purchase at all. 1. Connectivity - mounted outside, double glazed windows separates camera from Airport clearly visible from camera location, 8 Not happy with purchase at all. 1. Connectivity - mounted outside, double glazed windows separates camera from Airport clearly visible from camera location, 8 m away. 2.4 and 5GHz tested, still having poor connection alerts from time to time. 2. Image quality - even on 1080p picture lacks details and crispness, it's hard to recognise face of a person moving 5m away from camera 3. HomeKit - I gave up in week 1 after care lost connectivity to HomeKit 3 times and the only solution was to remove it, reset and set up from scratch. 4. Storage - unable to choose storage for video footage, all stored in Cloud using lots of bandwidth around the clock. 5. Alerts - tested free and paid subscription (free for a week with fresh install) - zoning doesn't work, people recognition misses people or alerts and records when nothing happens or out of zones activity only. Camera records even when out of zone activity detected, waste of time and bandwidth. Absolutely unreliable as a security camera. Monthly service expensive, more than for Netflix subscription, not worth it. 6. Indoor usage - not going to use it indoor as it records whenever it wants, not happy to send all the footage from my living room to some company's server. 7. Overall build quality - camera mount is rather a toy quality, intruder wanting to disable it just needs to pull it harder. 8. Camera has a mic and speaker build in. Voice level too low to be used when a car passes on the road or chatting people walking by. On top of that you receive alert a few second after camera notifies person, takes a moment to start app and load video. When you ready to chat a courier with your delivery has just left. On top of that there is a 1-2s delay seriously damaging chances to communicate with anybody.

      • Written by Dan O from Bristol

      70 of 86 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Doesn't do what says on the tin

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Not a good experience

      Initial set up went okay, then after about 3 hours and I'm at the airport, camera showed off-line and the recording quit soon after I left the house. When I re Initial set up went okay, then after about 3 hours and I'm at the airport, camera showed off-line and the recording quit soon after I left the house. When I returned home I went through all the recommended reset steps with no luck. I tried to contact Logitech for support, also no help. Now trying to get return authorization and that's not going well either. Time to move on to another brand.

      • Written by Michael H from FLEMING ISLAND

      Is this review useful?Not a good experience

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Great product

      Really happy with this product. I have the wired in version. The picture quality is fantastic and I have no issues with the notifications. Happy to recomme Really happy with this product. I have the wired in version. The picture quality is fantastic and I have no issues with the notifications. Happy to recommend this to anyone

      • Written by David J from stafford

      Is this review useful?Great product

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Not perfect, but pretty good

      Let me begin with a caveat. I have owned smart home devices from several manufacturers. My main learning is that you need a good, strong wifi signal at the poi Let me begin with a caveat. I have owned smart home devices from several manufacturers. My main learning is that you need a good, strong wifi signal at the point where you plan to install the device. IMHO, the wifi connection is the weak point in all smart home devices. Time and again, a power outage, a firmware update, or similar event will cause the devices to lose (and not automatically restore) connectivity. This just seems to be the state of the current technology. So be prepared for a certain amount on ongoing manual intervention. Having said the above, I've found the Circle 2 to be slightly above average in terms of connectivity. I've unplugged the device, turned off my wifi and performed firmware updates - each several times - just to test how well the Circle 2 recovers. So far, so good. On the functional side, I find the camera's image quality to be great in well-lit rooms, and I find the night vision to be adequate. I haven't seen a camera with truly great night vision, so I've set my expectations accordingly. Logitech's free plan gives you access to your video footage for the last 24 hours. The software sends you a notification (not an SMS or email) when it senses motion. This means you need to review the footage and download (to your phone) the video that you want to keep before the 24 hours runs out. If there are no notifications, then there is no need, of course, to review the footage. Logitech's "day brief" feature makes it pretty easy to review footage. You can purchase one of Logitech's subscription plans to retain your footage for more than 24 hours, if you wish. You also receive a notification if the camera disconnects. I tested this by disconnecting the power cable, and it worked fine. As others have commented, the Homekit app does not fully integrate with the Circle 2. So you still will want to have Logitech's own app on your phone. One last comment: this camera has no alarm feature (or, at least, none I've been able to find). So if you want a camera that emits a loud piercing sound that both wakes you up and scares off an intruder, this camera is not for you. Otherwise, I've found it to be a good device.

      • Written by B V from Colleyville

      6 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Not perfect, but pretty good

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