Reolink recently released one of their best video surveillance camera models – I’m talking about the Reolink Duo 2 WiFi with an ultra-wide angle. Duo 2 WiFi can stitch two views into one with NO GAP, realizing true two-camera combination and a 180° panorama. The Reolink Duo brings a smoother image, and its double field of view makes it so there are no blind spots in your surveillance coverage. I have reviewed many Reolink video cameras over the years because I consider them the best, not to mention they are one hundred percent compatible with Synology Surveillance Station software. This camera model in particular left me speechless, not only because of its undisputed image quality, with colors comparable to one’s eyesight, but also because of its 180° panorama that ensures optimal video surveillance coverage.
The new Reolink Duo 2 WiFi that you can see in the picture below will get to be a part of my permanent video surveillance system, integrated with the advanced Synology Surveillance Station software. Up until now, I have been running tests with this camera and I have to declare myself beyond happy with its quality, as well as the fact that it’s very intuitive and easy to assemble.
What is in the Box?
In the camera box you’ll find a 1 meter LAN cable, an instructions booklet, insulation grommets, and some wall mount screws. You also get the power adapter for the camera and the WiFi antennas. And, of course, the camera itself.
Remove the Protective film to see the Reolink Duo 2 WiFi’s eyes.
Supports microSD Cards
The Reolink Duo 2 WiFi supports the use of microSD cards. At the back of the camera there is a special slot where you can insert a microSD card in case you don’t have an NVR or a NAS available.
Is It a Robot?
The Reolink Duo 2 WiFi gives the impression of a small robot. You can say it looks a bit like WALL-E from the famous Disney movie.
When you hold a Reolink Duo 2 WiFi in your hand, you quickly realize that you are dealing with a well-built product whose quality in the choice of materials and sturdiness stand out from the get-go.
You can mount your new Reolink Duo 2 WiFi camera on a wooden surface or directly on the wall of your house. Either way, its installation is easy and takes very little time. The case is IP66 rated which means the camera is protected from the ingress of dust and will survive strong jets of water so you can install it outdoors as well. Withstanding harsh weather outdoors won’t be an issue because of Duo 2 WIFI’s robust and waterproof body – no fear of heat, cold or powerful jets of water.
Endure no more long waits and enjoy the smoother live view with the higher data rate and better anti-interference capability brought by the 5GHz (5.8GHz) WiFi. Feel free to stay with the 2.4GHz band or switch to the 5GHz band for the best network performance in multiple scenarios. Duo 2 WiFi is flexible to choose and easy to set up.
Getting Your Reolink Duo 2 WiFi Camera Online!
Once you connect the LAN cable to your switch and insert the power adapter, you are practically online. Within a few seconds, the camera will be recognized by your router which will assign it an IP address.
Impressive Video and Image Quality
As you can see in the screenshot below, the Reolink Duo 2 WiFi has an outstanding video quality and beautiful colors that render an amazing image.
Advanced Performance at Night
Spotlights and infrared LEDs bring you a bright image at night. You can easily switch between different night vision modes to watch clear and smooth videos in color or in black and white. Reolink Duo 2 WiFi comes with 6 Infrared LEDs and 8 Spotlights built in.
🍀Note: How much does the Reolink Duo 2 WiFi cost? The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the new Reolink Duo 2 WiFi camera is 189 EUR/$ but, currently, the camera model is available at a discounted price of 129 EUR/$.
🍀Note: Does the Reolink Reolink Duo 2 WiFi support PoE? No. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a technology for implementing wired Ethernet. If you need the PoE version of this camera, you should opt for the Reolink Duo PoE.
This post was updated on Thursday / November 23rd, 2023 at 4:37 AM