There are a few different ways that both homeowners and business owners can follow to respectively improve the security level of their household or place of work. One of the most reliable ways to do is by simply installing one (or more) outdoor security camera(s) around their property. By having outdoor security cameras installed throughout the outside of their property, homeowners and business owners alike can more easily discourage and ultimately deter thieves and intruders that might be thinking of trespassing and getting into their residence or place of business.
Not only do outdoor security cameras make for excellent deterrent tools for home protection, but they can also serve as a reliable recovery tool that could potentially allow homeowners and business owners to retrieve any stolen goods in the case of theft. So, if you’re thinking about getting an outdoor security camera for your home or place of work, then the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera is one of the best and most up-to-date models that you can go with.
The Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera is an electric-powered smart outdoor camera that features a IP66 Weatherproof Rating, a high-end Pan-Tilt camera system integrated with a 4MP image sensor that can record video at 2K QHD resolution in a 360° FOV for full coverage that also boasts Digital Zoom, Color Night Vision and IR Night Vision functions, as well as an AI-Powered Person Detection functionality, along with a motion detection sensor, and a set of built-in motion-activated dual LED nightlights, and a 2-Way Talk System that’s also integrated with a remote-activated siren, all while also coming equipped with a pre-inserted 32GB MicroSD Card (expandable to 256GB) for local storage of its 2K QHD video recording, plus both Wi-Fi and Ethernet Connectivity, and also Voice Assistant support for both Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant, as well as Smart Home integration compatibility with Chromecast and Firestick.
Best of all, this smart outdoor security camera is also fully-compatible with Lorex’s Smart Home Security Center, meaning that it can be configured to work together in that said Security System with other Smart Home Security Gadgets from Lorex.
Now, let’s have a more detailed look at it and check out everything that this smart outdoor security camera has to offer you.
DESIGN & SPECS
Starting with the device’s size, know that the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera comes at a fairly compact size. With the device measuring just 3.7 inches long by 4.2 inches wide by 7.7 inches tall (100 × 107 × 196 mm). The unit is also reasonably lightweight, as it weighs just 1.25 lbs (0.57 kg).
Design-wise, this smart outdoor security camera also features a modern and minimalist design. Which gives it a sleek and discrete look. That ultimately allows it to very easily blend in with the outer side of your property.
Furthermore, this smart outdoor security camera also packs a very durable construction. For which the device is even rated to have a IP66 Weatherproof Rating. Which means that the device is perfectly capable of withstanding any sort of weather-conditions. Even including harsher ones, such as heavy winds, intense rain, or even snowfall.
Moving on to the different components that integrate this smart outdoor security camera. Starting with its main component, as said before. The Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera comes equipped a built-in high-end Pan-Tilt camera system. That integrate with a 4MP image sensor which can record exceptionally sharp and detail video at 2K QHD resolution.
With that said, this smart outdoor security camera, can record live video-footage at a 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution in a 16:9 Aspect Ratio and at 15 fps (frames-per-second) Frame Rate.
Its Pan-Tilt system allows for this smart outdoor security camera to have both vertical and horizontal rotation, meaning that it makes it capable of recording its live video-footage in a 90º Horizontal FOV, a 45º Vertical FOV, and a 110º Diagonal FOV, which essentially allows its video-footage to be recorded in a 360° FOV for full coverage.
Thanks to its 360º Pan-Tilt system, the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera ultimately allows homeowners and business owners alike to easily and conveniently cover every angle within the outer-side of their property and consequently eliminate any potential blind spots that would otherwise be exploitable.
Not only that, but this smart outdoor camera also boasts a Digital Zoom function. That allows its users to digitally Zoom-In or Zoom-Out in order to see perfectly see every detail. Both near and far away from the camera’s location.
On top of that, the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera also boasts a Color Night Vision function. That ultimately allows this smart outdoor camera to provide its users with an around-the-clock coverage, even with some ambient lighting present (a faint sunset, street lights, etc.).
Then, whenever very low light conditions are detected for which the camera stops being capable of properly recording video footage with its Color Night Vision function (meaning with a visibly understandable video-quality), the device’s IR Night Vision sensor is automatically activated, which ultimately ensures a proper video footage once again, but just in Infrared-quality (i.e. in Black-and-White), of course.
Last of all, the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera also boasts an AI-powered Person Detection functionality. That works together with a built-in motion detection sensor. Which allows users to always be notified (via In-App Notifications) whenever there is one person (or two or more people) on their property. Which ultimately helps to minimize false alarms.
On top of its motion detection sensor, this smart outdoor security camera also integrates a set of built-in motion-activated dual LED nightlights. That can be programmed not only to automatically turn On at specific times to have it illuminate. The camera’s vicinity within times of the day when there’s low-light conditions. But also for whenever motion is detected by the unit’s motion detection sensor in order to deter unwanted guests.
The Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera also features a 2-Way Talk System that allows homeowners and/or business owners to easily and conveniently speak with people on the other end of the camera by resorting to the camera’s built-in Microphone and Speaker (done via the Lorex Home App).
Moreover, the camera’s 2-Way Talk System also integrates a remote-activated siren. Which can be remotely triggered to deter unwanted guests (as a second option to its motion-activated dual LED nightlights) if that’s ever necessary.
Finally, for storing its 2K QHD resolution video-footage, this smart outdoor camera also comes with a pre-inserted 32GB MicroSD Card. That use to provide it with a local storage option (expandable up to a 256GB microSD Card – Class 10 or higher) for its 2K QHD video recording.
On a final note, know that since this is in fact an electric-powered (meaning wired) smart outdoor camera. It will require an electric power-source in order to work, with the device featuring a 6.2W Power Consumption. A Max Voltage of 12VDC, and a Max Current of 0.52 A.
SET UP / INSTALLATION
Now, when it comes to the set-up / installation process of this smart outdoor security camera. Know that the whole process is quite simple and fairly quick, taking you no more than 30 minutes or so.
By using the kit’s versatile mounting bracket (which comes included in the package). Users can easily install this smart outdoor camera on a ceiling, wall, or pole in order to get the perfect viewing angle.
Embedded below for our readers, we also have Lorex’s Official Installation Video Guide for the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera. Which lists all the necessary steps to follow for the installation of this smart outdoor camera:
For its connectivity method with its Smartphone App, the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera features both Wi-Fi Connectivity. As well as Ethernet Connectivity, meaning that you can also connect it to an Ethernet cable if you’d prefer.
In terms of its compatibility, it’s also worth mentioning that this smart outdoor security camera is also fully-compatible with Lorex’s Smart Home Security Center. Meaning that it can be added to LSHSC and configured to work together with other Smart Home Security Gadgets from Lorex to ultimately have a all-in-one home security system protecting your household or place of business.
This includes Lorex’s indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi cameras, smart video doorbells, floodlight cameras, and alarm sensors.
Additionally, thanks to its Ethernet port and Ethernet Connectivity. You can also connect the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera with one of Lorex’s Fusion-enabled recorders in order to ensure a 24/7 continuous video-footage recording.
THE SMARTPHONE COMPANION APP – The Lorex Home App
For controlling all the different smart functionalities that this smart outdoor security security camera has to offer. All that users have to do is to download the Lorex Home App. Which is available to download for free for both iOS and Android devices.
Via the Lorex Home App, users are able to receive instant Smartphone Notifications. Whenever someone detect to enter within the motion detection range of the smart outdoor camera’s motion sensor. Which, mind you, can also be customized to work in a slightly larger area, if you want it to.
From the Lorex Home App, users can also use the unit’s 2-Way Talk System to talk and listen to people on the other end of the camera.
The App also features a Privacy Mode function that allows users to have this smart outdoor security camera stop recording its video footage. Which is great when you want to respect the privacy of expected guests.
Finally, the Lorex Home App also features a History Log that displays all recent events perfectly organized into a chronological timeline to save users time when they’re looking to review the camera’s recorded video-footage.
OTHER NOTABLE FEATURES
Voice Assistant Support & Smart Home Integration
Last of all, the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera also supports integration with multiple Smart Home Systems.
This includes Voice Assistant support for both Amazon Alexa and The Google Assistant. (Which allows users to be notified by their preferred Digital Voice assistant. Whenever someone detect within the camera’s motion-detection range). As well as Smart Home integration compatibility Chromecast and Firestick (allowing users to more conveniently monitor the security camera’s footage from a larger display screen like a Smart TV).
WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
Inside the package, users will find: their Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera. Along with an installation kit that includes a Mounting Template. A Mounting Bracket, 4 Screws and Anchors, and an Ethernet Cap Cover. As well as the device’s included 32GB MicroSD Card, the unit’s dedicated Power Supple, and a Quick Start Guide.
The Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera is an electric-powered smart outdoor camera. That features a IP66 Weatherproof Rating, a high-end Pan-Tilt camera system integrated with a 4MP image sensor. That can record video at 2K QHD resolution in a 360° FOV for full coverage. That also boasts Digital Zoom, Color Night Vision and IR Night Vision functions. As well as an AI-Powered Person Detection functionality, along with a motion detection sensor. And a set of built-in motion-activated dual LED nightlights. And a 2-Way Talk System that’s also integrated with a remote-activated siren. All while also coming equipped with a pre-inserted 32GB MicroSD Card (expandable to 256GB) for local storage of its 2K QHD video recording, plus both Wi-Fi and Ethernet Connectivity, and also Voice Assistant support for both Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant. As well as Smart Home integration compatibility with Chromecast and Firestick.
With the Lorex 2K Pan-Tilt Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera you’re able to have an around-the-clock coverage of your property with access to multiple smart-recording functionalities. That ultimately allow users to safely and reliably protect their household and/or place or business.
If you want to buy it, know that you can get a single unit (1-Pack) for just $149.99. Or ultimately, you could go with a 2-Pack for just $289.99. (Which lowers the price of each unit to just $144.99, saving you $10 in total). You can order yours online right now, either directly from Lorex’s official shopping page. Or alternatively, you can get it from Amazon, if you’d prefer.