While local storage fans will like Oplink's "Cloud-free" approach, its comparatively low-resolution cameras and high monthly fees make it tough to recommend.
If you want a system with excellent cameras, Oplink Security's TripleShield package definitely merits consideration -- but we're not convinced it's worth $19.99 per month.
High monthly fees keep Oplink's Connected Video system from being a true DIY home security contender
Smartphone-friendly and free of monthly fees (unless you go premium), this is complete home security in a box.
This well-designed DIY security system is impressive, if you can stomach the monthly fees.
Take a closer look at this well-designed DIY security kit.
Due to the lower monthly fees, Viper Home is a more intriguing option than Oplink if you want to add accessories like a camera and a siren. If you don't, stick with iSmartAlarm.