Since Xiaomi Xiaofang Smart IP Camera came out in October last year, the public evaluation is very positive. Recently, Xiaomi launched a 1080P HD PTZ camera named Dafang. There is some trial experience that I want to share with you.
Using large area environmental protection plastic of camera body, no pungent taste, also the weight is very light. Xiaomi Dafang Smart IP Camera is vertically rotatable, with the convex spherical design.
Below the camera, it is a status indicator. Yellow means it is connecting or poor network status problems, blue means good condition.
In addition to the orator and the radiator on the back of the camera body, there is also a USB 2.0 interface. This interface not only for other USB devices power supply, you can also upgrade the firmware to provide the image storage function.
The bottom of this camera is the point of the upgrade this time. The whole pan/tilt base using a circular design. With the threaded opening, it can connect with tripod, stabilizer and other external equipment. At the same time, the surface covered with a large area of rubber cushion material, this material improves the PTZ rotation reliability and reduces the PTZ rotation noise. Rotation speed is about 110 degrees per second, this means it can quickly rotate to the area you want to view. Besides, there is also a ‘setup’ button on the bottom.
Camera accessories include an IP camera, an instruction, a USB cable and a charger. The USB cable is about 1.8 meters, to meet the daily shooting needs. The charger uses Micro-USB style, which is very common and easy to replace.
Supporting mobile power supply greatly improves the playability of Dafang IP camera. With the 20000mAh Xiaomi mobile power supply, Dafang camera can shoot for one day.You can explore more ways to operate it.
Compared with Xiaofang IP camera, the aperture of Dafang IP camera is upgraded from F2.0 to 2.3, also equipped with six high-power 940nm infrared night vision lights, enhancing night camera capabilities.
Xiaofang IP camera angle is changed through manually. While Dafang IP camera can achieve 360 degrees without blind spot through the network intelligently controlling PTZ rotation and camera pitch angle changes.
The installation location of Dafang smart IP camera depends on your requirement. If you want to monitor the location of the living room, you can select the top of the tank air conditioning as camera placement point.
First, download the Mijia APP, and then search the device automatically, or add the camera directly to the product, select the red box position according to the picture. After that, you will be prompted to press the SETUP button until you hear the voice prompt ‘waiting for the connection’. It means the connection succeeded.
The second step, you need to choose your home wireless network, also you can choose to remember the password to facilitate the next automatic connection. Then the APP will display a QR code, using the camera scan it until you hear the voice prompt.
After that, you can find a new equipment on your device list. This means the IP camera installed successfully.
Click the Dafang IP camera icon in the Mijia APP, it will enter the APP management interface. The entire interface is divided into two parts, the top of the real-time video display interface, below the PTZ control and voice interface. The lower left corner can choose the quality and view the real-time speed. The right corner includes another function about video playback, time-lapse photography, motion detection, cruise settings, equipment sleep.
The selection of video resolution includes high-definition version and data saving mode.
With the time-lapse photography function, you can customize the shooting time or directly define the sunrise and sunset two stages to achieve your life record. With the floating window, you can monitor the station anytime.
Another useful function of this camera is the motion detection function. When you open the mobile tracking, once moving people or objects appear in the screen, Dafang IP camera will automatically control the PTZ to track the objects and ensure that the object has been in a state of being monitored until the disappearance of the scope. After that, the camera will automatically return to continue to monitor the screen.
Dafang IP camera also has cruise control function. The camera will be cruising automatic 360-degree rotation in four different angles, to achieve a panoramic view of care, do not miss any corner may be ignored.
Illustration of cruise control function:
Camera and video can be viewed in the APP and support the edge of recording, real-time view the screen.
The app in the upper right corner of the device settings which can also set the device’s mobile alarm, you can set the time and sensitivity, by setting the monitoring information to achieve timely reminders to grasp the situation at home.
Status lights at night flashing or lit will affect some people sleep, you can switch in the settings, night vision lights can be set according to monitoring requirements, I chose the smart, according to the light and light and time to automatically adjust the opening or closing.
You can choose to monitor the proportion of the screen, divided into a high adaptation and width adaptation. I used to choose a high degree of adaptation, so take the phone to see when the picture is larger.
Dafang IP camera can be installed suspended. The function which also provides a screen flip, easy to use under different installation methods.
Time watermarking also can be removed.
It will display the remaining capacity size of your memory card real-time, and if your home has a routing storage device, such as millet router HD, it also supports automatic storage dump, very convenient.
Dafang IP camera offers a variety of intelligent scene settings that can meet your smart scene needs and improve your quality of life.
The camera can achieve multiple interconnection and grouping, to achieve more regional monitoring functions. The entire monitoring video data through the security password settings can be very safe to store in the local.
If you have any suggestions and problems, you can ask the engineer for help promptly in the APP.
In addition to has the high-definition practical advantages of the Xiaofang IP camera, the Xiaomi Dafang smart IP camera has increased the pan/tilt and more intelligent functions to make it more versatile and widely. Especially after the addition of mobile tracking and automatic cruise, you can achieve remote control shooting angle and automatically record the surrounding environment, to meet the more monitoring and shooting needs. If you are a user who needs a PTZ Camera, I will highly recommend it.