‘Tis the season for travel, and you probably have a lot of destinations in mind. But before you book your dream getaway, it is important to make sure that your home is protected in your absence. If your friends and neighbors don’t have the time to house-sit for you, there is another solution: an Arlo security camera.
Trusted by millions, Arlo has been a leader in the smart home and security market since 2014. . The company has shipped nearly 20 million devices to help connect and protect the homes and businesses of more than 5 million registered users. One of the most powerful products they currently have to offer is the Ultra 2. This small-form factor wireless camera offers an ultrawide view and 4K video recording with HDR to help you oversee your premises right from your phone.
The Arlo Ultra 2 Wireless Security Camera starts at $299.99 but, from 7/12 to 7/18, you can save up to $120 when you choose the “2 Camera Kit” and purchase directly from Arlo.com. Free shipping is included, and the device comes in either white or black.
If you aren’t the most tech-savvy person and are hesitant about setting up the system yourself, no need to worry. You can get the camera professionally installed by an OnTech technician with services starting at $99.
Have your eyes on other Arlo products? You can also save 25% if you are verified as a first responder, nurse, teacher, military, government worker, or student through ID.me.
Arlo Ultra 2: Little Camera, Big Picture
As mentioned above, the Arlo Ultra 2 monitors your property with crystal-clear 4K video. The camera’s wider angle lens provides a 180° field of view and autocorrects the image to remove any fish-eye distortion for a more accurate picture. For low light conditions, the Ultra 2 features enhanced color night vision and also has a built-in spotlight to ward off any unwelcome visitors.
If the light isn’t enough, you can send out a warning manually or automatically with the camera’s built-in smart siren. Unlike your average security cam, you have two-way audio on this device so you can have a little chat with the other side if necessary. The dual microphone array also includes noise and wind cancellation to ensure a clear channel of communication.
The device is designed to fit in many different places, and the package includes several mounts. The Ultra 2 is also designed to withstand a variety of climates, from the Texan heat to the Alaskan cold. And thanks to its exceptional battery life, it can brave the outdoors for up to six months on a single charge.
On your phone, you have plenty of settings to tweak and several functions to play with in the Arlo app. One of the cooler features of the system is the 12x digital zoom. There are lots of practical uses for this, but you may just end up role-playing your CSI fantasies instead. “Zoom in. Enhance!”