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D-Link's huge camera has the wide-angle lens to match (pictures)

The $180 D-Link DCS-2630L has some fine features, but its massive size is pretty distracting.

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The $180 D-Link DCS-2630L is a decent indoor security camera.

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It offers two-way talk, a 180-degree field of view, live streaming, local storage via a microSD card slot, activity zones and more.

But, there's one big problem...

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...This camera is huge.

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It's pictured here next to the Nest Cam, a close competitor that's significantly smaller.

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It still has a lot to offer, though.

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Its 180-degree lens is pretty unique in the DIY market for this price.

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And no model we've reviewed to date offers both a 180-degree field of view and local storage (however, a microSD card isn't included with your purchase).

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