D-Link has announced two new additions to its lineup of IP cameras. This move comes as the popular networking maker aims to bring more affordable options to consumers. With a price that is significantly less than Nest Cam, these two devices have a chance to be very attractive for someone looking to add surveillance and save some cash in the process.

One of the key features of the new DCS-936L is a built-in signal locator that helps users find the ideal placement for a reliable Wi-Fi connection. This should help to take the guesswork out of an installation process that can be rather frustrating. The 936L has HD quality 720p video and can record up to 128GB worth of footage on a microSDXC card. Built-in infrared lights add night vision to the mix, which is particularly handy when you’re away from home or the office.

Switching over to the DSC-5030L, this new camera has a built-in motor that allows for full pan and tilt capabilities directly from your smartphone. Users will be able to see 340-degrees side-to-side and 110-degrees top to bottom. D-Link hopes that this will help to eliminate frustrating blind spots that can occur. Additional features include 720p HD video, local recording (128GB) and motion/sound detection.

Here’s what Carissa Blegen, surveillance product line manager at D-Link, had to say:

“Our newest set of Wi-Fi Cameras provide crisp 720p video clarity and free local recording with expanded storage capabilities, allowing users to protect more of what they love. With motion and sound detection alerts, night vision, as well as remote viewing through our free mydlink Lite app, the DCS-936L and DCS-5030L give homeowners an affordable and reliable DIY security solution.”

The smaller 936L is available for purchase direct from D-Link for $79.99, while the larger 5030L is on sale at Amazon for $139.99.

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Two New D-Link HD Wi-Fi Cameras Offer Advanced Features at Affordable Prices

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — D-Link® today announced two new mydlink®-enabled Wi-Fi Cameras, the HD Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-936L) and the HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-5030L). The new Wi-Fi Cameras deliver advanced video monitoring features at affordable price points, including a wide viewing angle, motion and sound detection alerts, local recording, and 720 HD video quality.

The new HD Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-936L) is equipped with a Wi-Fi signal locator to help users determine the best camera placement, ensuring reliable Wi-Fi connectivity for optimal streaming and recording. In addition, the HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-5030L) allows users to remotely control viewing angles – offering a 340 degree pan and 110 degree tilt range, which helps eliminate blind spots and offers a wide viewing area.

“Our newest set of Wi-Fi Cameras provide crisp 720p video clarity and free local recording1 with expanded storage capabilities, allowing users to protect more of what they love,” said Carissa Blegen, surveillance product line manager, D-Link. “With motion and sound detection alerts, night vision, as well as remote viewing through our free mydlink Lite app, the DCS-936L and DCS-5030L give homeowners an affordable and reliable DIY security solution.”

Both Wi-Fi Cameras feature HD 720p video quality and 4x digital zoom, allowing users to monitor more in rich detail. Responsive recording allows the cameras to automatically begin recording to a local microSD card when motion or sound is detected, according to a schedule or continuously, allowing users to customize their surveillance recordings as needed.

For a chance to win a new HD Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-936L), mydlink camera users can share their funny, scary or most surprising clips at facebook.com/dlink.

More About the HD Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-936L):

  • HD 720p Quality Video – Rich detail and crisp image quality for home monitoring
  • Local Recording – Record continuous, scheduled, or detection triggered video clips directly to a microSDXC card up to 128 GB
  • Wi-Fi Signal Locator – LED that guides users to the best camera placement, ensuring reliable connectivity for streaming and recording
  • Remote Viewing – Check in from anywhere, anytime with your mobile device using the free mydlink Lite app
  • Night Vision – Infrared LEDs turn on automatically when it gets dark providing clear visibility in complete darkness
  • Motion and Sound Detection – Push alerts notify you of detected motion and sound
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) – Allows for simple three step installation

More About the HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-5030L):

  • HD 720p Quality Video – Rich detail and crisp image quality for home or small business surveillance
  • Local Recording – Record continuous, scheduled, or detection triggered video clips directly to a microSDXC card up to 128 GB
  • Pan & Tilt Functionality – Cover wider areas of your home with ultra-smooth 340 degree pan and 110 degree tilt capability
  • Remote Viewing – Check in from anywhere, anytime with a mobile device using the free mydlink Lite app
  • Night Vision – Infrared LEDs turn on automatically when it gets dark, providing clear visibility in complete darkness
  • Motion and Sound Detection – Push alerts notify you of detected motion and sound and can trigger video clip recording
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) – Quickly install the camera with the push of a button using the mobile app

Availability and Pricing The HD Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-936L) is available now for $79.99 at Best Buy and the D-Link Shop. The HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-5030L) is now available for $139.99 throughout D-Link’s vast network of e-tail outlets in the United States, and atshop.us.dlink.com/.

About D-Link D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit us.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink) and D-Link’s Blog (http://blog.dlink.com/).

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