Free house cams
This is expensive, but its video footage is the best, its alerts system is fast and it's more intelligent than most.
The question is, do you really require higher quality footage, and are you willing to pay a premium for it?
After being tipped off to a potential flaw that can sometimes lead to lapses in excess of 30 seconds between recorded clips while activity is being detected, we retested the Arlo Pro and moved it to runner-up and made the Nest Cam Outdoor our top pick.
If Netgear resolves the issue, we’ll return the picks to their previous positions.
For indoor use only, technically the 'best' cam is the Nest Cam IQ.The included AC adapter provides another 15 feet, which, come to think of it, 25 feet is still a little short.Still, a wired outdoor security camera arguably makes more sense than a battery-powered version, given that you’ll want as many assurances as possible that it’s actually working."We originally thought of a battery-powered solution, which are technically easy to install but also easy to steal," says Nest product manager Mehul Nariyawala.The big difference is, of course, you can use Nest Cam Outdoor outdoors.The weatherproof case and 10-foot cable lets you wire it up outside, even if 10 feet does sound really short.