1. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi all. I am looking for information on a chicken coop cam. I want somehting without a lotta wires, that I can check in on the hens with. I want something that gives a pretty good image, wireless would be ideal, that i can check on my computer or remotely if i am traveling, and doesn't cost a crazy high price. I had thought even a baby monitor (the video kind) but...I dunno that would be clear enough. What system do you use (if you have one) and do you mind sharing the cost?

    the quality of the pic doesn't have to be spectacular, i just want to be able to tell what i am looking at.
     
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2011
  2. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking about this too. A friend has one set up to watch his fish. He can view it from his iPhone and even pan and tilt the camera from his iPhone. Pretty cool.

    He has this model:

    http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-BL-C230A-Wireless-Internet-Security/dp/B002JM5JSU/ref=pd_sim_p_1

    Also has remote pan/tilt to look around and audio so you could hear them chirp. But, it’s not meant for outdoor—isn’t that really what you need long term?



    And he also recommended this one. But it's definitely pricier.:

    http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-BB-HCM371A-Outdoor-Wireless-Network/dp/B0009PD0ZI/ref=pd_sim_p_7


    Curious what others have to say and I do want to do this. I miss my girls during the day and I'd LOVE to see what they are up to when I'm at work.
     

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