Interesting Gadget

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  1. John Celardo

    John Celardo Well-Known Member Donor

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    I've been thinking about a Wifi garage door opener to replace my 20+ y-o Craftsman. Woot had this thing a couple of weeks ago, and I bit.
    Niro Wi-Fi Garage Door Controller with Built-in Camera

    It took some time to install, but it works. The camera shows what's going on in the garage, and outside when the door is open. There's even a microphone which picked up a very loud cricket when I tried it from work this morning. The only drawback so far is that your phone has to be on a wireless network to activate the gizmo. You can't use it to open the door from the car if you're too far from your network. Not a big deal considering a Wifi opener costs about $300, and this thing was $70.
     
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    pillatier Well-Known Member

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    Interesting! BTW do keep your SSID hidden?
     
  3. John Celardo

    John Celardo Well-Known Member Donor

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    Will do.
     

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