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


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

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.

Manufacturer’s Description

The new Cloud Camera 5000 (DCS-5222L) is a versatile surveillance solution for a home or small office offering pan/tilt capabilities, automatic day/night viewing, remote control, and a microSD slot for local recording.

Manufacturer’s Website

D-Link Cloud Camera 5000, Pan/Tilt HD Network Camera (DCS-5222L)