How to Setup Wireless Security Cameras with 2-Way Audio Communication

Dahua has a now free app (used to be paid) called gDMSS Plus (Android) or iDMSS Plus (iOS), both of which support 2-way audio communication. You could use wireless dome and bullet cameras for all of the cameras that don’t require audio. The fixed-lens cameras are typically available in 2.8mm or 3.6mm fixed lens options. For the cameras with audio, 2-way audio support would be required on the camera, and those are available in the Dahua N45 series as a motorized-lens WDR bullet or its dome counterpart, either of which would need to be wired, but you can use a wireless bridge to eliminate wiring from the PoE switch to the recorder. Wired cameras typically are much more feature-rich and will have better image quality over wireless cameras. You would connect a speaker and microphone to the camera with 2-way audio. Or you can opt for a speaker/microphone combo for easier installation. ETS makes a speaker/microphone combo, although it’s probably not the best aesthetic design. We have other options available depending on your desired finish, but the ETS runs around $129 with free shipping. You can use wired IP cameras as wireless if you add a Point-to-Point (P2P) wireless bridge and a PoE […]

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Raymond Shadman2018-06-28

Raymond Shadman2018-06-28