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Zmodo's smart security light misses the mark

Meet the Zmodo Torch Pro kit, a connected camera light and a smart doorbell for your front porch.

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The Zmodo Torch Pro is a $200/£165/AU$265 kit that includes a color-changing LED with a built-in security camera, a connected doorbell and a plug-in Wi-Fi range extender.

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But there's a problem with the camera light.

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This thing will only fit in the largest porch lights.

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Plug in the Wi-Fi range extender to pair the camera and the doorbell to the app.

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Replace your existing wired doorbell with the Zmodo model.

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It doesn't have a built-in camera, but its motion sensor will alert you to nearby activity.

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