D-Link DCS-5222L Cloud Camera Review: Call It 'Professional Lite'

At a Glance

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At a Glance

Although the DCS-5222L is a good value among IP cameras, the footage it provides isn't as crisp as 720p video should be.

Price when rated: $250
Lowest price: $170.00 via TigerDirect

Pros

  • Remote access is easy to set up
  • Local storage on a MicroSD card
  • Relatively inexpensive, considering the resolution

Cons

  • Exposed lens and pan/tilt mechanism
  • Small online video window isn't resizable
  • Has three wildly different user interfaces
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