Foscam FI9821EP


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Foscam FI9821EP

Foscam FI9821EP
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A good spec but 3 year old 1280 x 720 pixels resolution webcam
1280 X 720 Pixels Yes Yes 1MP Apr 2015
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
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Foscam FI9821EP Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Foscam FI9821EP number 227 across all webcams.
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This webcam is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better webcams are available. View the latest webcams 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Full HD
Has a built-in microphone
FI9821EP is the first high definition plug and play power over ethernet indoor IP cam
is identical to the very popular plug and play fi9821p with the addition of power over ethernet for easy installation without the need for a mains power supply. please note: poe switch or injector is requi
Plug & play feature provides the ability to connect via smartphone or tablet by simply scanning the QR code on the underside of the camera. bypassing the need to access your router and setup port forwarding, the fi9821ep can be set up effortlessly by anyone, even those with very little IT experie
FI9821EP adopts a high performance media processor and high speed video protocol processor making it capable of h.264 video compression for extremely smooth video transmission, increased FPS and minimal bandwidth consumption. in addition, due to the small file sizes produced by h.264 video compression it has the ability to save tremendous hard drive space when doing video recording. furthermore, the fi9821ep also features a built-in DVR via on-board micro SD card slot for direct recording on the camera itself up to 32gb. in addition, it is smartphone compatible (iphone, android - app required) as well as viewable over the internet using standard browsers on PC (firefox, IE & chrome) or mac (safari only). the camera functions well as a smartphone baby, pet or elderly parent monitor or as part of a complete home/office security system with remote internet monitoring abil
Very low megapixel

Foscam FI9821EP In-Depth Analysis


1280 X 720 Pixels Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many webcams.

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Full HD

The FI9821EP is full HD, unlike 67% of webcams which are not full HD.

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Very Low Megapixel

The average megapixel of all webcams is 3MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 16MP. The megapixel of the FI9821EP of only 1MP is lower than average when compared to most other webcams. It is lower than 83% of all webcams when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The FI9821EP has a built-in microphone, as do 85% of webcams.

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Has a Night Mode

The FI9821EP has a night mode, which is unusual. 93% of webcams do not have a night mode.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Foscam FI9821EP has a built-in flash, unlike 95% of webcams which do not have a built-in flash.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rates of webcams range from 8fps to 120fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 31fps. The Foscam FI9821EP's maximum frame rate of 60fps is very high compared to most other webcams. It is higher than 96% of all webcams when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fi9821ep black fi9821ep, fi9821ep fi9821ep, foscam fi9821ep


00709238654312, 05425657135168, 06954836098714, 06954836098813

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