‎Cameras | SimpliSafe Help Center

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 4:42 AM


225 Messages

2 years ago

Three cameras, no problems, including one mounted outdoors on the front porch for over a year.  But all within a 1000 sq ft footprint with the wifi router in the middle.

You can run both 2.4 and 5 GHz wifi at the same time, and you should so the cameras can use the 2.4 while the rest of your things are on 5 GHz.  That will improve things, I think.  2.4 GHz reaches farther.  Your router/gateway/AP almost-certainly has both.

As for monitoring:  It's run by a separate company that always answers the phone (unlike *cough* Simplisafe *cough*, though they are getting better).  They are highly reliable by most accounts, including my own.
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