Canary Smart Home Security System Review


Closer Look

The Canary comes in a sleek white box, with a graphic of the Canary on the front and various features listed on the sides/back.

canary-boxInside the box, you have the Canary, flat micro USB cable, flat 3.5mm cable, USB power adaptor (UK plug in this instance), some stickers and a quick start guide.

canary-contentsThe Canary itself has a cylindrical shape, with a white (grey and black also available) metal case, with black top, front and bottom. The top has some vents for when the unit gets quite toasty.canary-canaryThe Canary features a full HD camera, with a 147° field of view. The main camera is surrounded by 12 IR LEDs that provide illumination when light levels are low. Below the camera is a microphone to capture any sound when a recording is taking place.


The Canary has three ports at the base of the camera on the back: 3.5mm jack (used for securely setting up the camera), micro USB – used for power and an Ethernet port, should you wish to opt for a wired connection.

canary-portsSo that’s the Canary, now I’ll set it up and check out the App

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