Nest Cam Security Camera

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Product overview

• High definition 1080p camera records in extremely fine detail
• IP CCTV technology enables the camera to be viewed remotely
• Wide viewing angle of 130 degrees (diagonally)
• Remote viewing through an app compatible with Apple and Android devices
• Eight high-power infrared LEDs with IR cut filter
• Two way communication allows you to record and listen to audio, as well as speak remotely through the camera
• Alerts on your mobile phone - When Nest Cam detects motion or sound you can receive an alert on your phone and an e-mail with an image of what happened.

What are some of the uses of this camera?
Besides being used for home security, the Nest camera also has a multitude of other uses. The camera allows for two way communication so you can record/listen to audio from the camera, as well as speak remotely through the camera. This is ideal if you want to use it as a baby monitor or as a monitor for kids and elderly relatives. The Nest Cam comes with a magnetic stand, this works on all types of surfaces. Screw it into the wall, stick it to something metallic, set it down on something flat or attach it to a standard tripod or mount.

How easy is the camera to set up?
The Nest camera is quick and easy to set up. Simply plug in the power cable, download the app and set it up from your Android or iOS device. The Nest camera is supplied with a magnetic stand that will work in all kinds of homes and surfaces. Supplied with everything you need to fix to a wall you can place the camera exactly where you need to see everything. Nest Cam uses bank-level security with 128-bit SSL encryption, Perfect Forward Secrecy and a unique 2048-bit RSA key to ensure all data is safe and secure

What advantage do I have of buying the extra Nest items?
All the Nest items are interlinkable with each other. This means you can keep you home safer and even more secure. Link the Nest Protect with the Nest Thermostat so when the alarm detects the CO levels rising it automatically shuts off the heating to keep you safe. Link up with the Nest Cam and when the alarm detects smoke it the camera starts to record so you can go back and see what happened.

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not work fully without ongoing subscription Beware - this is a lovely quality camera and when you first get it, it works great. However as soon as the free trial ends you find the important functions stop working unless you pay a £8/month subscription, that is over £100/year for features it lists on the box! You loose the ability to select an alert zone so the camera picks up changes in brightness, such as clouds over the sun as an alert. Worse still you only get a live feed, so cannot see what triggered the alert. Returning and going back to my CCTV, at least its free to operate.
Date published: 2016-10-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Versatile, fun camera I own a couple of these, and while there is a monthly cost (because your video is being stored on their servers), it is well worth the peace of mind. There is a phone app, it has a microphone and speaker so you can interact with people (or pets!) who are near the camera. Also be mindful that it will eat up lots of data so you will need a fairly unlimited data plan! But fabulous product for home security.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great camera Bought it few weeks ago son move to his newplace his girlfriend got two dogs so now they can keep an eye on their pets already had Nest Gajets in the house
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic security camera Nest Cam is very easy to install. The app is also extremely fast to lead a video feed and you get a picture of what was detected in the notification and by email. For free. I paid the subscription (£80/year) because I wanted 24/7 continuous recording (got fooled in the past by cameras that were meant to record when detecting something and ended up losing the important action!), cloud storage, and what they call "person alerts".
Date published: 2017-04-27
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Analogue No
Hi def analogue No
IP Yes
Camera type
Bullet No
Dome No
Pan tilt zoom No
Indoor Yes
Outdoor No
Connection fitting
Ethernet No
Cable length 3 metre
Image Sensor 1/3-inch, 3-megapixel sensor
Resolution 1080p, 1920 x 1080
Lens size N/A
Recording frame rate 30 FPS
Zoom magnification 8x
Still image capture 1920 x 1080 pixels
Viewing angle (diagonal) 130°
Day/night mode? Yes
Night Vision
Night vision distance 6m
Number of infrared LEDs 8 high-powered
Infrared LED lifespan (average) 10,000 hours
Remote monitoring from mobile device Yes
Push alerts to your mobile device Yes
One way audio Yes
Two way audio Yes
Operating systems and protocols
Windows N/A
Apple IOS Yes
Android Yes
Wireless connectivity
Wireless? Yes
Frequency? 2.4GHz, 5GHz
Digital? Yes
Wi-Fi? 802.11 b/g
Operating power Mains powered
Body construction N/A
Dimensions – camera 115 mm x 75mm x 75 mm
Weight – camera 203 g
Backlight compensation No
White balance No
Gain control No
Package contents
Nest Cam indoor camera
3-metre USB cable and power adaptor
Wall-mounting plate
Nest screws
Quick start guide
Welcome guide

Is Nest cam IQ available in the UK?

Asked by: Trish
Yes, linked below:
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-07-21

Can this be linked to multiple phones

Asked by: Ron 1
Yes, I am pleased to advise this will be able to connect to multiple phones, but simultaneous connections will cause lag.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-07-11

Please, how long is the warranty period?

Asked by: Pisolo
All Maplin products come with a 12-month warranty as standard.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-07-08

Is there a minimum uplink speed/performance of internet connection required or other internet connection reqs (eg jitter)? I have BT Infinity so supposedly a very fast and stable connection but I have had problems with similar products previously.

Asked by: Mark
Hi Mark, Good question. Yes, there are some minimum requirements you should have for a stable and clear picture. For a 1080p (The highest Nest Cam can achieve) video stream to be stable, you should have at least 1.2Mbps upload speed and a good signal to the router from where you place your Nest Cam. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Nest Support
Date published: 2017-03-21

if I don't take out the subscription what use will I loose on the nest cams.

Asked by: Terry
full details here
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-12-08

Is there a cost to running Nest Cam in Ireland?

Asked by: Lenny
Nest aware prices can be found here ... Your geographical location has no bearing on the price.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-30

Does this work with amazon echo?

Asked by: david983089
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-27

Hi. Your answer to 'Do I need to plug this into a computer' doesn't help. Presumably, as it has a usb not a network cable, it does require a device. If so, it is very limiting. Please confirm one way or the other.

Asked by: crocky
Hi Crocky, Nest Cam can be set up using a computer via USB, or with a mobile device via WiFi. The USB is only actually required for power reasons. Hope this helps. Team Nest UK
Answered by: Nest Support
Date published: 2016-09-22
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