EZVIZ BC1C, we tested this surveillance camera and solar panel kit

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These days we have come kits video surveillance EZVIZ BC1C. A set of camera and solar panel that allows us to control any area of ​​our home, without worrying about how much energy the device has left. The brand, specialized in this type of security products, has a wide range of wireless models, let us remember the EZVIZ C6T and EZVIZ C6Bbut in this model has made an effort to offer a unrivaled autonomy. We invite you to know the characteristics of the product, and our experience of use. Of course we thank EZVIZ for giving us your kits and trust.

Presentation and design of the EZVIZ BC1C kit

The company EZVIZ He is a specialist in home automation and surveillance devices. Among the many references of his has an interesting camera and solar panel kit that allows us to control strategic areas of the house, forgetting about the electricity supply.

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EZVIZ eLife kit includes camera and solar panel

East set of devices is presented in a large box with a minimalist design. The packaging clearly shows, with large images, the products it contains. Enough information is distributed between the back and the sides of the box to know more than enough about the qualities of the contents of the box. package.

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Each product is available in its individual box within the pack

Each device in turn is served in its own box. So we have in one big package the solar panel with his support, screws, tacos Handbook; while the camera is kept in a smaller box containing a base pair, power adapter, USB Cable, screws, tacos Y Handbook.

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Accessories included with the BC1C (eLife) Battery Wireless Camera

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EZVIZ solar panel with its accessories

BC1C chamber design

the surveillance camera BC1C of EZVIZ It is compact but powerful for its size. This cylindrical shaped device weighs 365 grams and has dimensions of 104.76 × 62.80 × 62.80mm. Its elegant finish combines a body dark gray with a base matt black and a front gloss black.

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The compact wireless camera with battery BC1C (eLife)

If we are turning the EZVIZ BC1Cbasically made of plastic we will find that most of its elements are concentrated on one of the sides, namely: button reset; microphone slots Y speaker; Y loading port. Also here we have the label with the QR code which facilitates the configuration of the device.

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The camera has a USB charging port and a reset button

On the front, in addition to the lens includes a couple of spotlights that allow you to record in color even in total darkness. Finally, at the rear is the thread to screw it to the included fixed base. It is certified with the degree IP66so your design is dust tight and it is protected against powerful water jets.

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Threaded base for mounting to stand

EZVIZ Solar Panel Design

The solar panel it is a rather simpler device in design than the camera. It is basically a plate with clearly differentiated faces. Weight just over 1kgand has measures of 292.3 × 194.3 × 6.3mm.

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EZVIZ solar panel front

The front face is almost entirely a textured colored plate. black, held by a thin white frame. On the reverse, the entire chassis is white protruding a portion where a USB Cable and the thread to anchor the panel to the support. has a degree IP65so it is prepared to withstand the elements of outdoor use (dust Y Water).

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View of the back of the solar panel

Technical details of the EZVIZ BC1C kit

All specifications of the devices included in this kits of EZVIZ We’ll break these down into a couple of lengthy tables later, but it’s worth highlighting some of their key features. The camera Full HD have range n wireless technology and has a battery 7,800mAh with autonomy for up to 210 days. It has an internal memory of 32GB to store the recordings, and its system allows a bidirectional communication between the user and the visitors. In addition, it offers night vision even in colour, detect movements and can be created customizable voice alerts.

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Wi-Fi connectivity and 7,800 mAh battery

For its part, the solar panel allows us a economical power supply to keep the camera always with an optimal battery level. Thank you to your monocrystalline silicon cells Efficiently provides electricity to the connected device with power up to 6.18W.

Kit setup and operation

This surveillance set contains everything you need to set up the system without any hassle. The installation of the elements requires a simple approach to adjust each element in its position, but since there is nothing more than to connect a cable (its 4 meters in length allows absolute flexibility in assembly), it is not technically difficult.

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EZVIZ app is essential to use the camera

Compulsory, as usual in this type of product, we will have to install and give us high on the app for smartphones manufacturer. Once the registration is done, we can select our camera and close its connection with the apps. Basically we will go step by step following some instructions to join the device to our Wi-Fi network.

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The installation is guided by a few simple steps and it is enough to scan a QR code

EZVIZ app

The application EZVIZ it is intuitive and simple. Is a apps standard home automation. Allows to manage basic settings of the device, and access the live viewing. Also review the recordings performed, and other typical functions such as making Photos, video captureor open the microphone to talk from the mobile through the camera.

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In the application we see live the camera and the videos stored in its memory or the cloud

Technical specifications of the wireless camera with battery BC1C (eLife)

In the following table we detail all the characteristics of the camera EZVIZ:

BC1C
Design
Model CS-BC1C
Dimensions 104.76 × 62.80 × 62.80mm (4.12 × 2.47 × 2.47in)
Weight 365g (12.8oz)
Color gray and black
Camera parameters
image sensing 1/2.8-inch 2-megapixel progressive scan CMOS
Minimum lighting 0.2 lx at f/1.6 and AGC on; 0 lx with IR
shutter speed Self-adaptive shutter
Lens 2.8mm at f/1.6, 125° (diagonal) and 107° (horizontal)
lens mount M12
Day and night IR cut filter with auto switch
Digital Noise Reduction (DNR) 3D
Night vision 10m
video and audio
maximum resolution 1920×1080
frame rate 50 Hz at 25 f/s and 60 Hz at 30 f/s Self-adaptive during network transmission
video compression H.265/H.264
video bit rate Ultra HD; HD; standard. adaptive bit rate
audio bit rate self-adaptive
maximum bit rate 2Mbps
connectivity
Wi-Fi standard IEEE 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n
frequency range 2.4GHz-2.4835GHz
channel bandwidth 20MHz compatible
Security WEP 64/128 bit, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
Transmission speed 11b: 11 Mbps, 11g: 54 Mbps and 11n: 72 Mbps
Wi-Fi bonding hotspot
Protocol From the owner of EZVIZ cloud
interface protocol From the owner of EZVIZ cloud
Minimum network requirements 2Mbps
Functions
Smart alarm Detection of people through AI
Custom alert zone Compatible
Two-way communication Compatible
General Anti-flicker, heartbeat, password protection, watermark
Storage
local storage Integrated 32 GB eMMC memory
Cloud storage Storage in EZVIZ Cloud (EZVIZ cloud)
Others
Funcionament condition
  • -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F )
  • Humidity 95% or less (non-condensing)
IP grade IP66
Power supply 5 VDC and 2 A
battery capacity 7,800mAh
Energy consumption 5W max.
Certifications CE/FCC/WEEE/RoHS/REACH/UL
It includes
  • BC1C camera
  • Magnetic base
  • screw base
  • Power adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Mounting plate
  • drilling template
  • screw set
  • Regulatory Information
  • Quick Start Guide

Technical specifications of EZVIZ charging solar panel

In the following table we detail all the characteristics of the solar panel included with the BC1C:

EZVIZ solar panel
Design
Model CS-CMT-Solar Panel-C
Dimensions 292.3 × 194.3 × 6.3 mm (11.5 × 7.6 × 0.25 in)
Net weight 1045g (36.8oz)
Color black and white
Operating parameters
supply voltage 6V ± 5%
maximum strength current 1030mA±5%
maximum power 6.18W
conversion efficiency 0.216
Others
Funcionament condition
  • -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F )
  • 90% or less (no condensation)
IP grade IP65
Fabrication process Monocrystalline solar cells, PET laminated wood
Certifications ROHS/REACH/WEEE
It includes
  • Solar panel
  • Adjustable mounting bracket
  • screw set
  • drilling template
  • Quick Start Guide

Conclusions about the EZVIZ Surveillance Camera

East kits EZVIZ BC1C turns out to be fantastic security system of home. It allows us to be aware of any incident of day and of night, without having to worry about the state of the device. Not only does it avoid complications, but it offers a stable performance with extra functions that make it practically a security guard for our house.

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A good kit to monitor the home without worrying about autonomy

For all this, this kits EZVIZ BC1C is worthy of gold award.

 

PROS:
  • Resistant to inclement weather.
  • Easy to use.
  • Virtually infinite autonomy.

CONS:
  • Slow response in some processes of the App.
  • Improvable movement alerts.

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