Review D-Link DCS-6101LH In-Depth

Hey guys, meet the most affordable entry-level compact Full HD Wi-Fi camera from D-Link. DCS-6101LH is loaded IR night vision up to 5m, wide-angle 110-degree and free cloud recording for safe video storage and viewing. Alright, let’s have a closer look at it now.

Hardware Tour

Great build quality with sturdy plastic housing. Sleek, stylish and compact in size. Most of the stuff is located in the front. Reset button at the back. And micro USB port at the bottom part. Yes, it is wall and ceiling mountable thanks to the flexible stand. Install it with provided screws. Or just put it on the shelf will do.

Included Accessories

Here are the micro USB cable and AC power adaptor with EU plug. Warranty, safety information and quick installation guide for you to get started in no time.

Real-time Notification Alert

Yes, receive real-time rich notification alert whenever the alert rule is triggered. You can call someone for help from your lock screen directly. Or see the live view. Totally up to you. Turn on privacy mode when you are at home. Or turn back on the alarm and monitoring when you are away with click of the buttons.

Mydlink App – Live View

Mydlink app is easy and simple to use. See the live view through Internet connection anytime, anywhere. Take photo of the current live view or record video into your smartphone directly. 3 scenes are supported – home, away and sleep.

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Create new automation based on motion, sound or both of them. Then set the action – push notification or video recording. Set it based on scenes or schedule. Yes, you can set schedule to run the task that you required.

Free & Paid Cloud Recording

Yeah, it comes with free cloud recording. You can stay with the free one or upgrade to get more recording period and camera limit. Totally up to you.

Smartphone & PC Support

You can check back all the recorded videos through mydlink easily. Just go through them and play the one that you need. You can also use PC to watch those recorded videos on the larger monitor too. Access it anytime, anywhere as long as you have Internet connection.

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant & 2FA

You can also control it with voice commands through Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. In addition, two-factor authentication (2FA) is supported too. No worry about others accessing your recorded videos anymore.

Settings

Alright, here are the settings that you can configure. For example, set the action area in motion settings. As usual, take your time to configure them.

Video Quality

As for image quality, it is great for the price. The lens is wide and can cover a lot of stuff too. Person face and wording can be seen clearly. Yes, you can use it outdoor. Just like this video, it is powered by a power bank.

Performance is decent during the night as well. FYI, all these video clips were recorded in pitch-black rooms. Thanks to the useful IR night vision. You can clearly see what’s happening even in total darkness.

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Conclusion

Well, that’s all for D-Link DCS-6101LH Review. In short, it is a solid budget Wi-Fi IP camera. Compact and useful. Wait no more and get a few of them to monitor your home and office now.


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