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    Zetta ZN62

    Introduction

    If you want to monitor your home, visitors, or family members, you'll need a spy camera gadget. There are lots of clever ways you can spy on someone, and the best spy cameras are the devices that don't look like a spy camera at all. Hidden in plain sight, these amazing cameras can take still photos or video to help you keep an eye on your favorite people or important valuables. Some people use these spy devices as "nanny cams", while others simply use them for the fun of it.The Z62 Intelligent Security Camcorder from Zetta Systems may not jump out initially as a typical spy camera. It doesn't use a disguise, nor does it have any functions other than being a video camera. However, its incredibly small size lets you hide this nanny spy camera anywhere, whether it's under an open book or in your entertainment center.I wanted to know if it would work well enough to protect my car and home.



    Specifications.




    Packaging & Contents

    The Z62 arrived inside a very small blue/white box with a product picture at the front, the company logo and the name of the unit.



    You can see the main product features and its system requirements at the rear.



    Contact and warranty information is placed on the right side right above the product barcode.



    4 possible usages for the Z62 are placed on the left side.



    Once you open the box you will see the bundle contents.



    The bundle is not really impressive so aside the Z62 you will get a mini-USB cable, AC power charger and the user's manual in two languages.





    A Closer Look

    The ZN62 measures 75mm in length, 58mm in width and 30mm in height.



    It is lightweight, made of rigid black plastic, and seems sturdy.



    This camera has a decent design. Although it's not disguised as another object, it's small size allows you to conceal it in many locations, such as on a bookcase or between photo frames.



    The lens used may offer HD quality but its extremely small size will most certainly affect image quality.Right next it we see the microphone.



    On this side we see the microSD port, the on/off button and the status light.



    The other side of the camcorder has the data transfer/charging mini USB port to connect to your PC, MAC, or the power adapter.Near it is the charge indicator.



    At the bottom we see a large sticker with the IOS/Android icons.



    The bottom has reset button.It requires a small straight tool to be inserted into it to activate the feature.



    ZN62 acts as a hot spot, smartphone needs to enable Wi-Fi to directly connected to ZN62.





    ZA 22

    The Z62 camcorder does not have IR night vision capability which improves night or low light recording. All footage that had less than ideal lighting was very grainy and any moving objects were a complete blur making these recordings unusable.



    The Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator is a must-have accessory if you want your security camera to see in the dark. Perfect for outdoor and indoor surveillance, the device adds or improves the night-vision capabilities on your security camera. It works with any camera that can see 940nm, including the Zetta Z12, Z16, ZIR32, and the ZN62.



    It plugs into the camera via the USB slot. Just slide the Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator onto your security camera and you're good to go.



    The Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator can be used in any setting. It features a weatherproof design that's perfect for outdoor surveillance. You don't have to worry about rain or snow ruining the device. Whether you're recording video at home, around the office, or in your backyard, the Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator has you covered.



    The Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator is designed for covert surveillance. The lights on the device are invisible to the human eye. Day or night, no one will notice that you're recording video. It weighs just over an ounce, so you can easily take the device with you if you need to record video in multiple locations.



    You don't have to worry about turning the Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator on or off. The device turns on automatically when there's not enough light around. You can rest assured that you'll never miss anything important with the Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator.




    Software

    The ZN62 acts as an access point (also referred to as a hot spot) in which a smartphone wirelessly connects directly to the camera when you choose Attez from the phone?s list of available Wi-Fi networks. Live View and camera control is enabled from the mobile device. In this mode, Internet access is disabled.



    There are two multi-colored light emitting diodes on the camera. The one next to the USB port is called the Charging LED. The one next to the power button is referred to as the Status LED. Here?s what their colors mean:
    Power On: Press and hold the power button until the green LED lights up. Power Off: Press and hold the power button until the LED shuts off.
    Connecting to a computer: Make sure that the ZN62 is powered off before connecting it to your PC?s USB port. An orange LED will light up next to the camera?s USB port and the green LED will light up next to the camera?s power button. A directory will appear on your computer screen listing the video and picture files on the camera?s removable disk.
    Operating in AP mode: If the Orange LED is lit, the camera is waiting for the smartphone connection. If the green LED is flashing, the camera has successfully connected to the smartphone.
    Operating in router mode: If the camera is successfully connected to the router, a green LED will be flashing. If the camera?s Live View is being accessed from a mobile device, an orange LED will be flashing.




    Go to Android Play Store / Apple App Store, search for ?Attez?, download and install the app ?Attez?.



    The Attez app on your phone or tablet affords great flexibility as you choose the Live View on one of up to four ZN62 cameras you?ve named.



    On the gear icon,the setting menu will be shown.



    You can set the camera to record upon detection of motion,or sound, as well as continuously or at a specific time. All videos are time-stamped for better record keeping.



    One really nice thing about this camera and its app is that it?s very responsive. We tested the video feed while our phones were on Wi-Fi and LTE and the feed loaded very quickly.




    Peformance

    With its battery, this camera can record for 8 hours continuously, and it can go much longer when you use motion recording mode.Once I had everything connected, I pulled up the video feed. I was incredibly impressed with the video feed. Even though it's only 720P HD video, the signal is crisp and clear.Thanks to the HD quality streaming and recording, it is easier to identify what's happening within the scene. Faces can also be easily identified assuming you have a good angle and they are not too far from the camera.

    https://www.dropbox.com/home?preview=Zetta+ZN62.MP4

    The sound quality is okay and the long lasting battery is brilliant.You can get more than eight hours recording (at the highest settings) before the 32gb card (not overwriting) is full and there's still life in the battery.


    Final Thoughts

    The Zetta ZN62 WiFi Intelligent Security Camera is a great choice for all of your surveillance needs. It has a compact design that makes it easy to hide around your house or at the office.If you want to discreetly record video at home or the office, you'll need a camera that doesn't bring too much attention to itself. The Zetta ZN62 has a dark, sleek design that's less than 3 inches wide, making it easy to hide just about anywhere. You can tuck it on a bookshelf or inside of an empty box to hide the fact that you're recording. You can even live-stream your videos on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Packed with useful features, the Zetta ZN62 has the versatility to handle any surveillance situation.This portable security camera records full 720p HD video and audio.The camera also features a 160-degree wide-angle lens for a greater scope of view.You can customize the settings on the Zetta ZN62 so that the camera will only record in certain situations. With sound activation, the camera will start recording automatically as soon as something makes a sound in the room. If you turn on motion activation, it will only record when something moves in front of the camera's sensors. You can preserve your battery life without having to scroll through hours of useless footage.If the camera detects motion or sound, it will pop-up on your phone or smart device. You can immediately tune in to see and hear what's going on. Setting up the Zetta ZN62 is easy. Just download the Zetta app and you can watch your footage in real-time or all of your old videos from anywhere in the world. The Zetta ZN62 has a battery life of up to 8 hours even while live-streaming, so you can easily record high-quality videos on the go. It also comes with a DC power adapter if you want to record continuously. When you purchase a 64GB SD memory card, you can store up to 63 hours of HD video without having to transfer the footage. You can keep an eye on your valuables for long periods of time without having to constantly fiddle with the camera.Although the indoor and outdoor video quality of the Zetta Z62 was excellent as long as there was ample light, I was disappointed in the quality of the low light/nighttime video recordings. This camcorder does not have IR night vision capability which improves night or low light recording.That;s why you will need for sure the Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator.It's a must-have accessory if you want your security camera to see in the dark.



    The Zetta Z62 WiFi is available for $149.95.The Zetta ZA22 Portable IR Nightvision Illuminator is available for $24.95.



    The Z62 WiFi is small and easy to use. It won't win any cinematography awards but that isn't what it is all about. If you are looking for a relatively inexpensive way to monitor your home, car or shop and need to see the video in real time the Z62 might be for you.

    Last edited by testman78; 04-27-2020 at 07:03 AM.

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    Gold star review for a useful product. Great review
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