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  Reply # 1461078 4-Jan-2016 16:27
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I'm thinking of using with a Simx D3230 mechanical chime, which has a built in transformer to power the ring. Although may have to check the voltage of the transformer

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  Reply # 1461081 4-Jan-2016 16:45
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pedrogarcia: I reckon this would be cool(er)
www.getkuna.com/


would be nice but they don't have an Windows phone app 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1461092 4-Jan-2016 17:19
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Not many security things have Windows Mobile apps.

I have tried the SwannOne solution - not good, review coming this week. Will be trying the CleverLoop soon - meeting with rep in Wellington this week.




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  Reply # 1461172 4-Jan-2016 20:50
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Interesting thread. Keep it coming!

Emphasis on deterring the bad guys BEFORE they get inside is a no brainer.


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  Reply # 1461196 4-Jan-2016 21:28
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jarledb: Does Ring.com sell the Chime with NZ power plug?


Don't think so, voltage is fine and within manufacturer specs but I use an adapter.

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  Reply # 1461261 5-Jan-2016 00:28
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linw:
Emphasis on deterring the bad guys BEFORE they get inside is a no brainer.


No alarm or other electronic gadget is going to deter the proper bad guys. You can use things like security fog. Not being able to see what you are going to steal is surprisingly effective :) http://www.protectglobal.co.nz/

That said, the low tech security measures such as security bars - while ugly - are also very effective, as well as flood lights that come on when someone moves within a certain area of your house. Visible enhanced security will often be enough in and of itself to get the bad guys to move on down the street..




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  Reply # 1461476 5-Jan-2016 11:27
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For that sort of coin you can put in a dome camera, which is what I did, use the Synology NAS has to manage it. Set the trigger region to the front door and get emailed a picture of the person at the door. You can pick up hikvision cameras on aliexpress relatively cheaply, and a POE switch if you don't have one already. Easy to wire since it is just one wire (Ethernet).


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  Reply # 1461605 5-Jan-2016 13:01
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freitasm: Not many security things have Windows Mobile apps.

I have tried the SwannOne solution - not good, review coming this week. Will be trying the CleverLoop soon - meeting with rep in Wellington this week.



I posted on Rings FB page and got the answer from them as " We are waiting for Windows Phone 10 to do an app" which to me just sounds like they've heard windows phone 10 may be able to run android apps so will wait and see what happens as it's not that far away now

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  Reply # 1483773 2-Feb-2016 17:46
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Athlonite:
freitasm: Not many security things have Windows Mobile apps.

I have tried the SwannOne solution - not good, review coming this week. Will be trying the CleverLoop soon - meeting with rep in Wellington this week.



I posted on Rings FB page and got the answer from them as " We are waiting for Windows Phone 10 to do an app" which to me just sounds like they've heard windows phone 10 may be able to run android apps so will wait and see what happens as it's not that far away now

 

Ring has an app for Windows phone 10 now (At least in the US store which is what's running on my phone)

 

 


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  Reply # 1647510 7-Oct-2016 22:25
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A friend of mine purchased a Ring doorbell while on holiday in the US. He's installed it and its working so well I've ordered one for myself from their website... it should arrive towards the end of next week.

 

One feature of the Ring doorbell is that it works with the Samsung Smartthings technology. 

 

BTW their website provides a local NZ number for customer service and instead of the usual canned music while you're waiting on hold, they provide background information about their company and their product range. So, it didn't feel like I had to wait too long.


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  Reply # 1647609 8-Oct-2016 08:54
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Techmoan reviewed this a couple of months back.

 

 

 

 

A.

 

 


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  Reply # 1648760 10-Oct-2016 21:22
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rogercruse:...it should arrive towards the end of next week.

 

My RING doorbell arrived today and after giving the battery in the device a super charge was installed and working.

 

 

 

This is the still shot from the video footage.