The Smart-Series DVR8-5000B kit offers a DVR with a 1TB hard drive, four full HD cameras, sensors and other components to get you started.
Australian success story Swann has updated its self-install video surveillance range with HD cameras and integration with a variety of smart devices.
Swann's $900 Smart-Series DVR8-5000B kit is designed for easy installation in homes and small business premises, and comprises an eight-channel digital video recorder (DVR) with a 1TB hard drive (said to be enough for more than 80 days), four full HD cameras, two window/door sensors, two motion sensors, siren, remote control fob, cables and other items.
The HD cameras are described as "weather resistant" with an 80-degree viewing angle and a night vision range of up to 30 metres.
The siren sounds and flashes its light when activity is detected by the sensors. There's also provision for smartphone notifications, and live viewing is available via the SwannOne app for Windows, OS X, iOS and Android.
There's a range of accessories including additional cameras, sensors, sirens and smart plugs. Smart-Series is also compatible with a variety of smart devices including Lockwood and Kwikset smart locks, Philips Hue smart lighting, and Nest thermostats.
Swann offers a professional monitoring service at extra cost but with no lock-in contracts.
The Swann range is available at Betta Electrical, Big W, Bing Lee, Bunnings Warehouse, Costco Wholesale, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, InFrontTech, JB Hi-Fi, Mitre 10, Officeworks and Target, among others.