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2011  |  Posted by Owner  |  Filed under home monitor security, houston alarm systems, home security in houston

Aside from hardware differences between the Ring Video Doorbell 2 and its predecessor, both products work the same on the software side, though the Ring mobile app reacts more quickly to the Ring 2. While there's no free video storage option like the ones from August and SkyBell, Ring's cloud storage prices are the lowest in our comparison, starting at $3 a month per doorbell camera. However, if you choose Ring's most expensive plan, you get a lifetime warranty and can store footage from an unlimited number of cameras. The Ring Video Doorbell 2 doesn't let you silence your doorbell chime like with Ring Pro, August, Nest and SkyBell. Read the full reviewBest ValueRing Video DoorbellReasons to BuyInstalls anywhereWorks with many smart home products$10 video storage plan includes lifetime warrantyReasons to AvoidLowest video quality in our testsDoesn't come with angled mounting bracketsLifetime warranty requires Ring's most expensive subscription$69 View at buybuy BABY$69. 99View at Best Buy$89. 99View at Amazon?You can also install it anywhere thanks to a built in rechargeable battery, though you can also connect it to your old doorbell's wiring for a constant power source without recharging. After installation, you connect this doorbell to your Wi Fi network using the Ring smartphone app, which lets you take calls, speak to visitors and give instructions to delivery people using the doorbell’s built in speaker and microphone. You can also connect it to other smart home products such as Amazon Alexa, SmartThings and Wink. While you can view your Ring's live video anytime without a subscription, you can expect to pay between $3 and $10 a month to record video. The $3 cloud storage plan is the most affordable compared to paid plans we looked at, but the $10 plan includes a lifetime warranty for your Ring products and records video from unlimited Ring doorbells and security cameras.

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2011  |  Posted by Owner  |  Filed under home alarm systems monitoring, medical alerts systems for seniors, surveillance outdoor cameras

fall detection medical alert systemsBrinks Home Security is well recognized for offering professionally monitored security systems. These systems offer the flexibility of either professional or DIY installation. As a partner with Nest, they also allow you to choose between using their own equipment or Nest Secure equipment and monitoring. If you choose Nest Secure, Brinks will provide the ongoing staff and support for that system. Choosing Brinks comes at a premium price, but they do offer financing options for equipment at low or no interest. The monitoring itself is low cost, and it comes with a 2 year warranty although some options also require a 3 year commitment.

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