UniFi Diary: Hands-on with Ubiquiti’s new $29 Protect G3 Instant Camera

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Ubiquiti’s UniFi ecosystem has been growing significantly as of late with the introduction of Wi-Fi 6 access points and other new gear. But its most recent release arrives in the form of its most affordable Protect camera yet. Entering at just $29, today we’re taking a closer look at the all-new G3 Instant to see how it stacks up to the greater Ubiquiti lineup, as well as your average smart camera. Head below for all of the details on the UniFi Protect G3 camera.

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UniFi Diary: 2021 Ubiquiti upgrades, Wi-Fi 6, Dream Machine Pro, and more

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After taking an in-depth look at all of the gear in my current UniFi setup, I’m back today to delve into the equipment I’m hoping to change in 2021. From stepping up to Wi-Fi 6 and upgrading to one of Ubiquiti’s latest routers to expanding my storage pool and doubling down on UniFi Protect, there is a lot planned on the horizon for my homelab. Head below for all of the details.

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Score rare savings on Ubiquiti UniFi PoE switches, mesh access points, more from $29.50

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Staples is currently discounting a selection of Ubiquiti networking gear headlined by its UniFi Switch 8 60W for $89 shipped when code 17556 has been applied at checkout. Typically selling for $109, today’s offer is good for a $20 discount, marks the lowest we’ve seen in over eight months, and comes within $5 of the all-time low. Whether you’re just building out a Ubiquiti setup or need to expand, this managed 8-port Gigabit Ethernet switch brings four PoE slots into your network for powering access points, cameras, and more. It has a total 60W power output, making it a very capable option for kickstarting your setup. You’re looking at 8Gb/s of total throughput and other perks from the Ubiquiti ecosystem are built-in as well, including monitoring per-port traffic and more. Over 3,200 customers have left a 4.8/5 star rating. Head below for more Ubiquiti deals from $81.

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UniFi Diary: Detailing my 80TB Synology NAS, Mac mini, and Ubiquiti setup

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With the news that Comcast would be implementing data caps shortly into 2021, in December I finally made the switch to Verizon Fios. That got the ball rolling for me to start thinking about the rest of my networking setup and what can be improved. Though before I get to renovating anything, I though I’d go through everything in my existing setup and highlight all of the gear that makes my server and smart home tick. Head below for a closer look at my entire setup, including all of the UniFi gear, my Mac mini cluster, and over 80TB Synology NAS storage pool.

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Ubiquiti introduces new UniFi Wi-Fi 6 access points starting at $99

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Today, Ubiquiti is officially expanding its lineup of prosumer networking gear with Wi-Fi 6 capabilities. Entering with two new access points, those in the UniFi ecosystem will be able to expand their setups with up to 3Gb/s data rates, 4×4 MU-MIMO support, and more. Head below for a closer look at the new Ubiquiti UniFi Wi-Fi 6 Access Points.

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UniFi Diary: Ubiquiti’s Dream Machine lives up to its name with an AiO design

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After relying on my original Ubiquiti setup for nearly two years, I’m finally upgrading to the brand’s recent UniFi Dream Machine. Entering with an eye-catching all-in-one design, the UDM combines four of Ubiquiti’s essential home networking accessories into a single product. Head below for all the details on the UniFi Dream Machine, including how it fairs in day to day usage and more.

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Ubiquiti’s new UniFi Protect G4 Doorbell takes on Ring with $199 price tag

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Ubiquiti’s video doorbell may very well be one of its most eagerly-awaited products, and now the UniFi Protect G4 Doorbell is finally leaving the brand’s access store for a public launch. Equipped with a 5MP sensor, built-in motion detection, and integration with the rest of the UniFi Protect ecosystem, the new release stands out with local storage and a competitive price point. Head below for all of the details.

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Ubiquiti expands UniFi Protect offerings with new 1440p G4 Bullet camera

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Ubiquiti is expanding its stable of home security cameras with new mid-tier addition to the UniFi Protect lineup. Equipped with 1440p recording capabilities and a waterproof design, the G4 Bullet enters as the brand’s latest camera. There’s also PoE support, night vision, and a more affordable price point than previous releases. Hit the jump for a closer look at all of the features and more.

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