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Postby Tyler » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:14 pm

I think a few of us (ejhartman, corey, tylersucks, wilkins, me) have some sort of setup. I bought the $20 Wyze came when it came out like 6 months ago. It's a generic cheap Chinese camera, but Wyze build an app around it and added some nice features. They came out with v2 and I got one of those last week.

I have one inside and one outside by the front door. They are more toys than real security measures. Wyze is mostly local storage, but does do 14 second cloud saving when motion/sound is detected. People online love the app TinyCam Pro, and I got them working with that last night, but I'm not sure I see the benefit of it other than TinyCam shows a live feed of multiple cameras at once, the Wyze app only does 1 feed at a time when you click into the camera.

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Postby Tyler » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:35 pm

Corey, do you leave your outside lights on at night? I replaced my 3 outdoor bulbs with 75w equivalent LED bulbs over the weekend.

Lights off. IR on
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Lights on. IR off
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Lights on. IR on
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Unfortunately the IR auto mode doesn't go to off when the lights are on outside. It may be from the sensor being covered or it looks past the overhead lights into the darkest and determines IR needs to be on.

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Postby Corey » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:45 pm

I leave our lights off outside. If the garage door is open or one of the other exterior doors open, the appropriate lights come on if it is after sunset (and turn off after a set amount of time).
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Postby Tyler » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:55 pm

Corey wrote:I leave our lights off outside. If the garage door is open or one of the other exterior doors open, the appropriate lights come on if it is after sunset (and turn off after a set amount of time).
Wow...house of the future. So basically when you open a door to let Kirby out it turns on and then off X minutes after being closed? Almost like a motion light....
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Postby Corey » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:58 pm

Tyler wrote:
Corey wrote:I leave our lights off outside. If the garage door is open or one of the other exterior doors open, the appropriate lights come on if it is after sunset (and turn off after a set amount of time).
Wow...house of the future. So basically when you open a door to let Kirby out it turns on and then off X minutes after being closed? Almost like a motion light....
Yep
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Postby blake » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:26 am

I have a Wyze camera as well. Version 1

Interesting fact, Claire Crosby's (youtube star) dad is one of the owners of Wyze
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Postby Tyler » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:56 am

blake wrote:I have a Wyze camera as well. Version 1

Interesting fact, Claire Crosby's (youtube star) dad is one of the owners of Wyze
What are you using the v1 for?

No idea who that is...you're more hip than me I guess.
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Postby blake » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:07 pm

Mainly home security out front window.

I've use it for hyperlapse and watching out dogs while gone too

And she's a little girl who sings songs that's on the Ellen show a lot. Her family has a youtube channel as well- Claire and the Crosby's. Dave Crosby is one of the owners of Wyze
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Postby Tyler » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:29 pm

blake wrote:Source of the post Mainly home security out front window.

You have to turn off night vision for that since its pointing through glass?
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Postby blake » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:38 pm

ya, doesn't work at night. I usually unplug or face it towards the living room
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Postby Tyler » Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:08 pm

Had friends over tonight. Caught one of them switching our "Glass" blocks to "ass"

https://photos.app.goo.gl/XvcNRG62QwbCMwzE3
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Postby Huss Buss » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:34 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Corey, do you leave your outside lights on at night? I replaced my 3 outdoor bulbs with 75w equivalent LED bulbs over the weekend.


Lights on. IR off
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decent picture quality.

my brother Brian,leaves in Denver, installed a home security system since he had some trouble with people taking outdoor furniture in front porch area & shoes out of garage.

kinda of surprised since they live in a nice area.
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Postby Tyler » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:38 am

Shoes out of the garage? Why not tools or something worth more? Does he leave the garage door open a lot?
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Postby wags83 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:38 am

Tyler wrote:Had friends over tonight. Caught one of them switching our "Glass" blocks to "ass"

https://photos.app.goo.gl/XvcNRG62QwbCMwzE3
Lol, classic
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Postby Tyler » Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:12 pm

With TinyCam Pro you can view Wyzecams in browser.
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Postby Tyler » Sun May 13, 2018 9:54 pm

Wyze has IFTTT support now. Will start messing around with that this week.
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Postby Tyler » Wed May 30, 2018 1:49 pm

blake wrote:I have a Wyze camera as well. Version 1

Interesting fact, Claire Crosby's (youtube star) dad is one of the owners of Wyze
Wyze has a new one that spins and tilts for $30. Get it.
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Postby blake » Wed May 30, 2018 2:00 pm

nice. Will do
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Postby Tyler » Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:28 pm

Let's see how long this holds up. I should probably put some kind of lid or roof on it

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Postby Tyler » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:47 pm

Think this would work if I put it on the shed roof and then camera hooked up to it?

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