In a world of increasing uncertainty, spyware is turning from something only movie spies would use to a common household and office necessity. More and more people are opting for hidden cameras, whether an inconspicuous dashcam to record accidents or hidden cameras to increase security around homes and offices. A Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock is an excellent spy camera disguised as a clock for this purpose. In this article, we will be talking in detail and reviewing the Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock.
The Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock is an excellent inconspicuous tool to record high-quality video and audio for office and home purposes. With its HD video recording, you will not miss any data due to bad quality. The clock gives the correct time as well, which while isn’t the primary feature why the product was purchased, it helps enhance the idea of it being a mere clock.
The Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock is designed to look like a digital clock. The camera is hidden behind the screen of the clock which helps with the disguise. It is wireless, so you can place it anywhere around the surroundings where a clock is placed. It is connected to a smartphone via a mobile application wherein you can check the live feed of the camera.
It has a wide viewing angle and records high-quality crisp HD videos and audio. It has a slot for an SD memory card so you can store the videos in it. It has built-in night vision lens so it can record clear images in areas with low or no light. Its compact size adds to its mobility feature. Its motion sensor activates the camera whenever there is a sudden movement, ensuring that you don’t lose any data.
The Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock is connected through the Wifi network, which can be accessed through the mobile application on your phone. In this mobile application, you can make various changes such as screen resolution settings, night vision, alarm clock settings, contrast, brightness, etc.
It works on an internal battery which can be changed using a USB cable. If you are worried about the battery running out, you can connect it to a power source so you don’t have to worry about the battery running out. However, it does defeat the purpose of purchasing a Wireless spy camera.
The Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock provides a great camera resolution of up to 1080p. This is a great feature as other camera clocks in its competition may or may not provide the same quality. Using the mobile application, you can easily adjust the resolution based on individual requirement. The application also allows the user to make other changes such as contrast, brightness, white balance, etc, which will result in images and video of crisp quality where nothing is missed.
It is important to note that setting a higher camera resolution will result in videos of higher size. This means that the SD memory card will be filled fairly quickly, in a matter of a few hours. So users need to balance between quality and storage.
TheMcstree Hidden Camera Clockhas a motion sensor inbuilt in its system. This motion sensor works in a way that if there is any sudden movement in the viewing angle, the camera will immediately start recording. This motion sensor can be activated through the mobile application.
Almost all the settings of the clock camera are though the mobile application. The motion sensor feature is great because it helps resolve the battery issue and the limited storage space problem. By turning on the motion sensor, you will ensure that no important video is missed as well as avoid filling up the SD memory card with unwanted still footage.
The Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock has a viewing angle of 140 degrees. This is a great viewing angle, even dash cameras work on a viewing angle from 110 to 140 degrees. This allows the camera to take in a wide area, leaving no part of the room in a blind spot.
However, to take maximum advantage, it is important to place the camera clock in an area with no obstructions and in a place where it can be easily reached. A high shelf near a power source would be an ideal place for the Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock. This will allow the camera clock to take in the whole room. It will also avoid instances where the motion sensor is accidentally activated by a limited vision.
One of the best features of the Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock is night vision. A lot of camera clocks have all the above mentioned features, but they fail when it comes to night vision. Night vision allows the camera clock to take clear images even when there is no low lighting or even completely dark places. The only disadvantage is that the images in night vision are monochromatic. But this cannot be seen as a major inconvenience as all infrared cameras provide images in black and white. They, however, do not compromise on the quality.
The night vision feature is especially useful in catching thieves and burglars on camera. Combined with its disguise as a clock, no one will spot the camera unless they are specifically looking for it.
The Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock is a Wireless Wi-Fi camera, which can be connected to a smartphone via a mobile application. The camera clock will be connected to the home or office Wi-Fi network. So, as long as the camera has an uninterrupted signal, it will work without any discrepancy. The live feed of the camera clock can be viewed at any time through the mobile application. You can also take photographs or a video and store it on your phone. The Wi-Fi connectivity gives the camera clock a lot of flexibility and features. The mobile application allows the camera clock to be customized exactly as per individual requirements.
There are, however, some disadvantages while using a Wi-Fi network. The clock camera is vulnerable to being discovered and hacked into if it is connected to an unsecured network, a shared network or a network with a weak password. It can also face interference if it is placed in a position where the signal is not strong, or there are multiple wireless networks in the vicinity. The camera clock has to be in an area with a single network with a strong signal to operate smoothly.
Pros and Cons
If you want a portable system, you move frequently or are a renter, need an easy installation option, do not want to invest a sizeable amount and don’t mind taking out the cameras every few days to charge the battery and store the recordings in a more permanent space, the Mcstree Hidden Camera Clock is the perfect product for you.
We hope that the article has given you enough knowledge to use the product safely. Kindly note that we do not recommend or promote the use of the Spy Camera Clock for any illegal purposes, illicit surveillance or to violate anyone’s right to privacy.