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weatherproof camera recommendations

Discussion in 'Tortoise Enclosures' started by bscar1019, Oct 23, 2019.

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  1. bscar1019

    bscar1019 New Member

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    It's that time of year when temperatures drop in outdoor enclosures. The enclosure I have for my redfoot has a house that is temp controlled for cold weather but it is partially buried and covered with a bunch of rocks to help hold heat so it's a pain to disassemble to confirm she went inside when temps drop at night. Wondering if anyone has a recommendation on a small weather proof camera that supports night vision that I can mount to just check to be sure she has gone in for the night. Preferably wifi and I do have access to a power plug nearby. Thanks!!
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    Definately recommend a wired camera. Wifi cameras will often disconnect and have to be manually reset. The wired cameras require a dvr or some may connect to a computer. Just depends on your Budget. for Wifi I use YiHome and Wyze I occasionally curse them both but for the most part they work
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    Blink XT2. They are wireless, and will even tell you the temp.
    I just set mine up about a week ago and they are a great camera day or night.
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    I use Ubiquiti Unifi cameras - The UVC-G3-Flex and the UVC-G3-af. They're not wireless though, but they work well.
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    I use blink xt2 as well, they are relatively cheap. I was surprised by the temp, now I don't have to spend 100s on wireless thermometers

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