What’s All The Fuss About?
With its stylish and professional design, there’s no doubt about the fact that Arlo Ultra 2 is one of the most advanced home security cameras on the market today. And just like any other high-tech product or item, it has its good points and bad points as well. And just like any other product or item, it’s up to the consumer to decide if they want to spend a little more money for their Arlo Ultra 2 camera or not. In this review, we’ll take a look at the price, the specs, and the features of the Arlo Ultra 2.
The Arlo Ultra 2 is definitely kind of expensive cam at just over $200 for a basic outdoor security camera with a hdcr. But, Arlo packs lots of extra features into the Pro 2, and since these are pretty much unnecessary, consider the price is worth it. With the HD camera, you can see the faces of people who are watching you. And even though the cameras only record at a maximum of 200 frames per second, that is more than enough to give you plenty of evidence to confront those intruders.
The only bad thing about the Arlo Ultra 2 is that it uses a standard micro SD card in order to upload the images to your PC, instead of using the built in memory, which means that after a while, the card will be full and won’t be able to upload anything new. This can cause some serious problems, especially if you’re trying to take an action shot, because if the lens gets jammed, then you won’t be able to take an action shot. If the battery dies, then you have to power it up before continuing. There’s also no internal camera connection, so you have to connect the camera to an external hub through the USB cable. Other than that, the Arlo Ultra 2 is perfect for anybody’s home security needs.
One thing that makes this camera stand out from other mini cameras is that it also has a built in DVR, which allows you to record footage to an SD card, or an external hard drive, and watch it on your computer. The camera also includes two-way audio, which means you can talk on the phone while recording. The built in flash and weatherproof housing make this camera perfect for capturing outdoor footage as well.
One of the biggest positives to the Arlo Ultra 2 is that it has a motion activation function, which means it only records footage if it is exposed to movement. This is one of the things that makes the camera so desirable, because if you aren’t moving, then you won’t have video. Also, the camera has a built in battery, but this kind of battery isn’t something that most users would want to invest in because you’ll constantly have to connect directly to a power source. If you’re looking for a wireless option, then the Pro 2 is definitely worth checking out.
As with any Arlo camera, the Arlo Ultra 2 comes with two interchangeable lenses, one that’s meant for indoor use and one that’s meant for outdoor use. It also features what Arlo calls the V-Bar, which acts as a lens cell separator, meaning that you can easily tell which lens is in use by looking at the number on the side. Overall, this is a great camera, especially if you don’t need to use a flash because the camera will do it for you. For indoor uses, there’s a non-flash version of the Ultra 2 and there’s also a version with a flash. Just be aware that the flash versions usually cost more than the non-flash versions.
One thing about the Arlo Ultra 2 that’s a little odd is that it requires a USB connection to recharge the battery. This is odd, but it’s not a big deal, just something to be aware of. The rechargeable batteries can last quite a while, but they can’t really charge up quickly compared to the sort of technology that goes into a standard camera like those found in most mobile phones or tablets. The only time when you should really charge up the battery is when you’re using the night vision feature.
The other main difference between the Arlo Ultra 2 and the original Arlo is the lack of a built in flash. While the Ultra 2 is definitely smaller, it doesn’t have any major disadvantages. It’s also a cheaper camera, so even if you don’t need to take pictures at night as often as the original Arlo, you should still consider getting one of these instead. You can also get an extra camera set up as well, but you may want to keep this one if you plan on using the same Arlo in the future as you might get a cheaper model from another manufacturer.