Dropcam and Dropcam Pro technical specifications

Dropcam and Dropcam Pro both give you high quality HD video; there are some technical differences between them. Here are the detailed specifications for each.

Camera

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Dropcam

Released April 2012

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Dropcam Pro

Released October 2013

Camera lens

⅓″, 1-megapixel sensor

⅓″, 3-megapixel sensor

Video

H.264 encoding, up to 720p (1280 x 720) at up to 30 frames/sec

107° diagonal field of view

H.264 encoding, up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) at up to 30 frames/sec

130° diagonal field of view

How to enable 1080p >

Night Vision

V6 (Late model) or 12 (Early model) High-power infrared LEDs

8 High-power infrared LEDs

Size and weight

Assembled
Height = 4.5 inches (11.4 cm)
Width = 3.15 inches (8.0 cm)
Depth = 3.15 inches (8.0 cm)
Weight = 5.5 oz (156 g)

Assembled
Height = 4.5 inches (11.4 cm)
Width = 3.15 inches (8.0 cm)
Depth = 3.15 inches (8.0 cm)
Weight = 5.7 oz (162 g)

System requirements

Windows or Mac computer for setup only

Learn more >

Wi-Fi connection: 802.11b/g/n @ 2.4GHz

Nest app

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Phone or tablet with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) or Windows or Mac computer for setup

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Wi-Fi connection: 802.11b/g/n @ 2.4GHz or 5GHz

Nest app

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Power usage

5VDC, 1.0A

AC adapter

Input: 100-240V @ 50-60Hz AC, 0.2A 
Output: 5VDC, 2.0A

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Languages (Nest app)

Your Dropcam will use the same language as your Nest app.

Learn more about Nest app languages >

Audio

Speaker
Microphone

USB port

Micro-USB

Internet speed requirements

High Speed Internet DSL, cable, FiOS

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Warranty

One-year parts

Operating

Ambient:

Temperature
32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)

Humidity
Up to 90% RH unpackaged

Pressure
Up to 10,000 ft altitude

Storage

Ambient:

Temperature
-4° F to 113° F (-20° C to 45° C)

Humidity
Up to 80%RH in packaging

Pressure
Up to 15,000 ft altitude

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