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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 225791 5-Dec-2017 22:03
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We've just purchased the Morepork home security system (along with some extras like the smoke alarm) and so far so good.


It works well, with the possible exception of the photo frame functionality. The limit of 20 photos at 800x480 pixels is a bit ridiculous. But that's hardly the main feature.


Anyway, my question is: Does anyone know the range of the image sensors? Will they pick up movement 10 metres away?


Thanks in advance.



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 1913646 6-Dec-2017 01:55
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You could use the scientific principle of experimentation to determine sensor efficacy.


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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 1913759 6-Dec-2017 10:23
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Indeed I could. I was wondering if anyone knew of an authoritative answer.



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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 1920538 16-Dec-2017 12:15
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It picks up movement at 6 metres, so that's fine for me.



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  Reply # 1920594 16-Dec-2017 15:51
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Check alarm dot com web site as the Morepork system is just a re-badged alarm dot com system.

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  Reply # 1920623 16-Dec-2017 18:40
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I find it works well at around 6 - 8 m for me where I have it placed 

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  Reply # 1921729 19-Dec-2017 09:56
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Their online site says its range at night is 4.5 meters, nothing about during the day. I'd flick them a note via the website asking them.

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