Foscam R2 Wireless IP Camera

Foscam R2 Camera
Foscam R2 Wireless IP Camera is perfect for home monitoring use with panoramic coverage, so that you can easily use it to monitor or trace the motions of kids, pets and even intruders.

Its true 1080p streaming video feature provides stunning image quality for an optimum visual experience with wide-angle high quality optical 2.0 MP lens (f=2.8mm) with 110° view angle, 350° horizontal Pan and 100° vertical Tilt rotation creating a complete 360° coverage. In terms of zooming, you can do 2X magic zoom and also 8X digital zoom through this camera.

The advanced WDR technology of this camera optimizes image quality under a wide range of lighting conditions allowing visibility in both bright and dark areas. The WDR technology visual effect results in images that are better than the human eye’s capabilities.

Thirteen infrared LEDs of this Foscam R2 provide 26-feet (8-meter) IR range for you to see clearly in complete darkness. Around-the-clock guard leaves no window of opportunity for burglars.

Furthermore, the Foscam R2's advanced algorithm can detect motions automatically. If something happens, video recording is triggered immediately. Meanwhile, the real-time alerts about the event will be pushed to your email, FTP or mobile phone.

When it comes to storage, three storage options exist for you to choose from. SD card storage doesn’t require a monthly fee, ONVIF-compliant NVR supports large capacity hard drives, and Foscam Cloud Service keeps your data safe and has no capacity limit.

Important Specifications:

Device type:
- Pan/Tilt & 2X Magic Zoom/6X Digital Zoom Wireless IP Camera

Indoor/Outdoor Use:
- Indoor

Viewing Angle:
- Horizontal:350° & Vertical: 100°

Video Resolution:
- 1080P(1920x1080) ,720P(1280 x 720), VGA(640 x 480), QVGA(320 x 240)

Wireless Network Standard:
- 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
- Also it got one 10/100Mbps RJ45 port (wired connection)

Wireless Security:

Installation mode:
- Vertical, Wall Mount, Ceiling

- Motion Detection
- Infrared Night Vision
- Real Time Activity Alert
- Auto Cruise Mode
- Two-way audio communication (built-in mic & speaker)
- Firewall

If you are interested, click here for learning more about this Foscam R2 camera.

User reviews on

Baby monitor Jonathan January 20, 2017
I bought this camera as a baby monitor. The image quality is much better than 720p cameras. The night vision is also great. The setup is easy. There is also an option to adjust the image quality and smoothness. It works great on both WiFi and 4G network. I didn't subscribe the cloud storage, since I only use its motion & sound detection feature, which is essential for a baby monitor.

R2 is very easy to set up Chang February 16, 2017
Very fast shipping, received my Foscam R2 in 2 days. R2 has rotating camera functionality in the front and also has the camera lens surrounded by infrared LEDs for night vision. The whole design reminds me of R2D2, very modern look that matches my living room decor. R2 is very easy to set up. All you need to do is to plug an AC adapter into the camera (which is included in the package) and plug into the power outlet, then wait for it to boot up. There will be a voice message informing you it's connecting to wifi and LAN. And then just install the app from the app store. Simply search Foscam. The app is well designed and user friendly, the camera has audio and motion alerts, and it offers great quality video even in the dark. The app gives you different adminstrative controls over the camera and different storage options. Overall, it is providing a great user experience and I am very satisfied with the purchase.

Surprisingly easy and fast set up and just in time for Christmas. Amazon Customer December 15, 2017
I was a little nervous about the set up after reading the reviews but the whole process took about 15-20 minutes. The camera is working just fine as well as the app. Just make sure you have a 2.4 wifi and not a 5.0.UPDATE May 2018. The Android app for this camera is absolutely horrible and unreliable. I have tried everything and it never works correctly. I'm hoping to return to buy a brand of camera that can actually keep my home secure.

Buy the new one ! Came in a ziplock bag and didn’t work ! Carla Littlejohn Booker July 29, 2018
I didn’t open it until July 28 after my return window. I was waiting for my son to come over and hook up. It was in a Foscam box sealed with clear tape . no instructions. The camera was packed in a ziplock bag in the box . My son who is a very good IT person was unable to make it work .

Impressive Little Security Bundle And A Reasonable Price. Coach Helder June 6, 2017
I had been looking for a small security camera that I could utilize for a detached building in my home. I didn't want to run cables so a WiFi/IP camera was the solution.

In the past, the smaller IP cameras were always out of my price range. Luckily, I came across this Foscam R2 and so far... It seems to do the job quite well.

You can get all of the specifications in the R2 Amazon listing, so take a look.

The recommended Foscam App is not the best but it certainly works. I recommend that you use their App for the initial setup. Once you have your camera configured, you can switch to other, full-featured Apps, that may work better for your needs.

As you can tell by my pictures, the camera streams a very good picture whether in daylight or low/no light.

Bottom Line: If you are in the market for a small security camera with features to spare, take a close look at this R2. It may just be the solution that you are looking for.

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