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Reolink Argus 2 with Solar Panel as Accessory

Kleine akkubetriebene Outdoorkamera im Test


The Reolink Argus 2 comes in a compact box with various accessories. Initially, the battery is inserted. Then it starts and she talks to you. Meanwhile download the app and scan the camera with the help of the barcode on the backside. Then set the WLAN connection. It is important that Smartphone and Argus 2 are in the same network.

After the successful WLAN setup a barcode appears inside the app. Instead of scanning the code with the smartphone, the Reolink Argus 2 scans the code. This checks the connection to the router. Finally, name the camera, assign a password to protect it from unauthorized access, and the camera is set up. The configuration takes only a few minutes, so it is quickly ready to start.



The Reolink Argus 2 with its 260g inclusive battery is a lightweight and therefore no problem for inner and outer walls. Anyone who decides on a fixed installation will find screws and suitable dowels included in the scope of delivery. In addition, the camera can be fastened with an enclosed strap. It is therefore quick and safe to install, even without tools. As it is battery powered, there is no need for a power supply at the site of use. With the optional solar panel, the Reolink Argus 2 is perfectly suited for outdoor use. Connect the cable of the panel to the camera via Plug & Play.

Reolink Argus 2 (Outdoor) Test: Day and Night

Once set up and assembled, the small white egg is in continuous use. Therefore, at the push of a button, it can deliver a live image within the app at any time and take photos and videos. Recorded images are stored in the smartphone’s photo gallery.

With a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, it provides a sharp and clear image, even at night. However, small delays are visible.

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Simon Lüthje

I am co-founder of this blog and am very interested in everything that has to do with technology, but I also like to play games. I was born in Hamburg, but now I live in Berlin.

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