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  Reply # 1657583 25-Oct-2016 17:26
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afe66:

 

Techmoan reviewed this a couple of months back.

 

 

Pretty straight up and honest review there, loved that delivery sketch.


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  Reply # 1657586 25-Oct-2016 17:31
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do they come with any chimes you plug in?  wondering how you hear it if you dont have your phone with you or someone else is at home without the app?

 

didnt think about this when I ordered it... might need to order the chime thing as well


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  Reply # 1657594 25-Oct-2016 17:42
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reven:

 

do they come with any chimes you plug in?  wondering how you hear it if you dont have your phone with you or someone else is at home without the app?

 

didnt think about this when I ordered it... might need to order the chime thing as well

 

 

 

 

The doorbell will actually make a noise!

 

But you can order the additional ringers - called a 'Chime' - especially if your not planning on standing by the front door when it 'rings'... 


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  Reply # 1657597 25-Oct-2016 17:46
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 yeah up stairs I doubt I'll hear it... better order a chime... sigh....

 

 

 

edit: ordered 2 chimes.. one for upstairs one for downstairs (big house)


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  Reply # 1659184 27-Oct-2016 17:24
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reven:

 

ordered one last week off ring.com (now in NZD and $5 shipping to NZ, couldnt find one in a Mitre10).  coming from Singapore, will be here in a couple of days.

 

 

 

 

Noel Leeming sell it. Same price and you get FlyBuys. I was considering one of these in our new home, but I'm going to wait to see if they release a new version in the next year or so.

 

www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers-tablets/smart-home/cameras-detection/ring-88rg000fc100-video-doorbell-satin-nickel/prod195346.html

 

 




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  Reply # 1659188 27-Oct-2016 17:29
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Does anyone know if this can be integrated with a video intercom? I have a broken intercom that came with house and not sure if should look at replacing with this? I have two intercoms and both are semi-broken.. I could use the Chime but that's just a bell not a intercom.

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  Reply # 1659207 27-Oct-2016 17:54
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540trickzter:

 

reven:

 

ordered one last week off ring.com (now in NZD and $5 shipping to NZ, couldnt find one in a Mitre10).  coming from Singapore, will be here in a couple of days.

 

 

 

 

Noel Leeming sell it. Same price and you get FlyBuys. I was considering one of these in our new home, but I'm going to wait to see if they release a new version in the next year or so.

 

www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers-tablets/smart-home/cameras-detection/ring-88rg000fc100-video-doorbell-satin-nickel/prod195346.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

gez I wish I new this earlier :)  was suppose to arrive today, with courier for delivery, will be tomorrow.  


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  Reply # 1659216 27-Oct-2016 18:00
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The Ring video doorbell and Samsung Smartthings technologies can work together at the moment via IFTTT... but this is better

 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1659373 27-Oct-2016 22:54
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Looks like there is a new version called "Ring Video Doorbell Pro".

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=buLLhZhgA3U


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  Reply # 1659791 28-Oct-2016 13:45
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got mine today, just installed.  after seeing the pro was worried I would have to upgrade due to size, but nope, my door frame is basically a perfect fit for it, about 1mm either side.  so yay.

 

 

 

likely subscribe to cloud recording for NZD$4.5 a month.

 

 

 

just waiting on the chimes to arrive now....


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  Reply # 1660102 28-Oct-2016 23:40
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540trickzter:

 

reven:

 

ordered one last week off ring.com (now in NZD and $5 shipping to NZ, couldnt find one in a Mitre10).  coming from Singapore, will be here in a couple of days.

 

 

 

 

Noel Leeming sell it. Same price and you get FlyBuys. I was considering one of these in our new home, but I'm going to wait to see if they release a new version in the next year or so.

 

www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers-tablets/smart-home/cameras-detection/ring-88rg000fc100-video-doorbell-satin-nickel/prod195346.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doesn't look like Noel Leeming has the Chime add on. From a WAF perspective I'd love to see Ring bundled with the Chime.





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  Reply # 1660112 29-Oct-2016 00:09
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I get why it's not bundled.  If you have an existing door bell, you dont need the chime, so why charge people for something they dont want?  But they should also do a chime bundle.   Or make it very clear that without the chime or existing wired in door bell, you will need a smart device to use it.


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  Reply # 1660185 29-Oct-2016 07:32
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540trickzter:

 

Looks like there is a new version called "Ring Video Doorbell Pro".

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=buLLhZhgA3U

 

 

Wonder how long it will be before the normal RING is obsolete?

 

 


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  Reply # 1660198 29-Oct-2016 07:57
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i think it will be a while, they want to keep getting the monthly payments for the cloud services.  if they stop supporting the standard/original ring, these payments would stop.


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  Reply # 1660249 29-Oct-2016 08:56
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cynnicallemon:

 

540trickzter:

 

Looks like there is a new version called "Ring Video Doorbell Pro".

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=buLLhZhgA3U

 

 

Wonder how long it will be before the normal RING is obsolete?

 

 

 

 

I think the original Ring Video Doorbell won't be obsolete for a while yet (say, two / three years?) as this doorbell requires power... and while the original doesn't have 'live view' it doesn't need power either.


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