Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I found a refurb Belkin Netcam on Amazon for cheepcheep, arrived this morning, took about 3min to set it up, works great. You can set motion sensing at various levels, sends an email when it detects some motion. Can view on various devices. Easy and cheap solution. I guess I will abandon

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:45:37 -0400 Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I found a refurb Belkin Netcam on Amazon for cheepcheep, arrived this morning, took about 3min to set it up, works great. You can set motion sensing at various levels, sends an email when it detects

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The Linksys 932 and 933 wireless models work well for this sort of thing and are close in price. Linksys has a nice application that lets you view multiple cameras on the same screen, too. I have three of these around the exterior of the house, and I'm pleased with them. I'm surprised at the

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Great work, guys. So here is my scenario. Doorbell rings. I want to look at know who's at the front door from an upstairs office in the rear corner of the house. How do I access the video feed? Can I do it on my computer or smart phone or both? How about a walkie-talkie set up so I can speak

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
This looks like what I need but with multiple (three or four) screens .

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
It will work fine for that, though I have 3 very noisy anticipatory driveway/door alarms but they can't tell me who/what it is -R On 7/13/15 11:28 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: So our problem is the need to monitor the front door when upstairs and the doorbell rings. On Mon,

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
So our problem is the need to monitor the front door when upstairs and the doorbell rings. On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:45:37 -0400 Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I found a refurb Belkin

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-13 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MEHROC4?psc=1redirect=trueref_=od_aui_detailpages00 Belkin NetCam Wireless IP Camera for Tablet and Smartphone with Night Vision and Digital Audio- (Certified Refurbished) by Belkin

Re: [MBZ] OT web cam and cheap tablet

2015-07-08 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Jul 6, 2015 1:41 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Or, web cam and existing fone or ipad... Now I am wondering if I could use a cheap tablet as a monitor for it, somehow. I have an old Android phone and an old ifone too, there is a VLC app for the phones and