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Motorola homesight Home Monitoring and Security System Review

by October 19, 2005
Motorola Homesight Security Suite

Motorola Homesight Security Suite

  • Product Name: homesight
  • Manufacturer: Motorola
  • Performance Rating: StarStarStarStar
  • Value Rating: StarStarStarStar
  • Review Date: October 19, 2005 19:00
  • MSRP: $ 299 (starter kit)
  • Buy Now

Wireless Easy Starter Kit - $299.99

Wireless System Controller with Power Adapter
Wireless Camera with Power Adapter
Wireless Door/Window Sensor
Two Power Adapters
8 ft. AC Adapter Extension Cable for Wireless Camera
Two AAA Duracell Batteries
Mounting Hardware
CD-ROM containing homesight Software
Quick Start Guides

Available Optional Modules:

Wired Camera - $79.99
Wireless Camera - Day - $129.99
Wireless Camera - Day/Night - $149.99
Wireless Motion Sensor - $59.99
Wireless Door/Window Sensor - $39.99
Wireless Temperature Sensor - $59.99
Wireless Water Sensor - $59.99
Wireless Repeater - $49.99
Wireless Siren - $59.99
Wireless Power Controller - $59.99
Wireless Keypad Kit - $79.99
Wireless Keypad Keys - $14.99


  • Easy do-it-yourself installation
  • Numerous scalable sensors & modules
  • Very user-friendly keypad arm/disarm
  • Flexible notification options
  • Sleek design with small form factor


  • Nonstandard configuration application
  • Disappointing audio/video quality
  • Security system cannot upload to server
  • Not remote accessible without third party software
  • No wall modules for dimmers or lighting


Motorola homesight Introduction

The homesight system is designed to secure your home and allow both local and remote monitoring as well as system status and activity recording. It works with an existing broadband connection and features an 802.11g networked series of sensors and control components. As shown above, the homesight system is comprised of cameras (wired and wireless, day and night), sensors (door, temperature, motion and water), sirens, and control devices like repeaters, keypads, and power controllers.

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