Tapo C310 is a Outdoor WiFi Security Camera that is designed for outdoor usage. It comes with IP66 rating which is dust tight and can sustain long period even under heavy rain – in short, it’s a weather proof security camera.
Today we will be unboxing Tapo C310 and answer what are the considerations that you’d need to look at before getting an outdoor IP camera, as well as the real footages.
Unboxing Tapo C310 WiFi Camera
Here’s what you get in the box:
- 1x Tapo C310 Outdoor Security WiFi Camera
- 1x Power Adapter (3 meters)
- 1x Mounting Template
- Anchors and Screws
- Waterproof Seal
- Waterproof Cable Attachments
- Quick Start Guide
Key Features & Benefits
Tapo C310 is designed for outdoor usage with IP66 rating, it is also accessible via the Tapo App which allows you to monitor remotely. It is also a smart device that works with Google and Alexa.
Video recording can be stored either locally or over cloud in your Tapo cloud account which is a plus point. By the way, it can support up to 128GB micro SD Card slot.
It also comes with two-way audio which you can speak. With 3MP HD resolution, you will be able to see detail footages. You will also receive app notifications if it detects motion.
Hardware & Specification
|Video Definition||3MP (2304 x 1296)|
|Audio||Two-way (built-in microphone and speaker)|
|Night Vision||850 nm IR LED (up to 98 ft)|
|Wireless Protocols||IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4 Ghz, 2T2R|
|Wired||Ethernet through RJ45 Port|
|Adapter Input||100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.3A|
|Adapter Output||9.0 V, 0.6 A (DC Power)|
P/S: It’s worth mentioning that Tapo C310 comes with a 3 meters long Power Adapter cable, which gives you more room and length in connecting to power socket. You’d never want to run into a scenario where everything is ready but the cable length is too short.
How To Setup & Install Tapo C310
Here’s the written version of the setup guide (make sure you have the Quick Start Guide with you):
- Download the Tapo App for setup
- Plug in your Tapo C310 and wait until the LED blinks red and green
- Tap the + button in the app and select your model
- Follow the in-app instructions for a more detailed setup (i.e. location, privacy mode etc).
Tapo C310 Review – Affordable WiFi IP Camera
Upon successful installing and connected to your WiFi, your Tapo App would look like this. It has 5 major functions namely Talk, Voice Call, Privacy Mode, Alarm Off, Playback & Memory.
Connecting Up to 32 Tapo Devices
The good part is that you will be able to access them remotely via the Tapo App. You will be able to view live stream recording from your phone directly, allowing you to decide your next course of action.
As long as your Tapo devices are connected within the same WiFi connection, you’re good to go!
Two-Way Audio – Talk Message & Voice Call
The audio quality is decent given that it’s a small device like this. Messaging is useful for scenarios like delivery or any unexpected incidents i.e. locked out. Message is basically a Whatsapp Voice Message whereby Voice Call allows you speak and listen both ways.
You won’t be able to stream or record to protect your privacy
Day Vision & Night Vision
Watch the video above to check on both day light and night vision.
Conclusion – Affordable & Great Distance Coverage
Tapo C310 comes with great distance coverage in both day and night vision which is the main buying point for most IP cameras. It also comes with IP66 rating weatherproof, which is super important for outdoor IP cameras.
With only RM1XX, you will be able to access remotely via Tapo App, with additional features such as Talk, Motion Detection and many more. It’s a good deal.
If you are planning to get one today, click here to find out more.