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Hi,I use Argus 3 (pro) and Argus 2 cameras.The Argus 3/has a better resolution, can detect people and vehicles, etc.The Argus 2 reacts much faster than the 3. I also noticed that "high" recordings start later than "low."Argus 2 are also recognized small animals, which unfortunately remain undetected in the Argus 3.Now I'm considering getting another Argus PT or PT 2k.Can someone give a rating and name advantages and or disadvantages?I read that PT is comparable to the Argus 3 (without pan&tilt of course)Does this also apply to the accuracy of recognition?Thank you for your reviews/evaluationGreetingG.
@gaibonbiffe_538304475504811 Argus 3 pro: Person/vehicle detection, spotlight, smallerArgus PT 2K: Person/vehicle detection,PT, biggerA good review here, https://community.reolink.com/topic/3268/argus-pt-4mp-black-version-first-impressions?page=1.Argus PT: no person/vehicle detection and spotlight, biggerThere is new firmware for the Argus 3 pro and Argus PT 2K. This has improved AI detection a lot. If you want, you can try to contact the support team to get.
@rob-vallone thank you
The Argus 2 reacts much faster than the 3. I also noticed that "high" recordings start later than "low."Argus 2 are also recognized small animals, which unfortunately remain undetected in the Argus 3.
My Argus 3 Pro detects cats, even when they are not close to the camera. Do you have smaller animals (mice, hamsters…)️As for the startup time, it's the same here: about 2 seconds for High and Low.
@gmac71624_538988406644942 as an example i got an argus 2 at one corner of the house and an argus 3 pro at the other corner, with the argus 2 i can see a rabbit hoppeling in direction to the argus 3 pro (and past). The argus 3 pro sees nothing.thanks for your post
@rob-vallone where do I find the new firmware for my Argus 2PK cameras?I looked on the Download site of Reolink and the product isn’t listed.
@james_469641658028270 You can contact support and send camera system information to them. Then they will offer.
I have four Argus 2 cameras and an Argus PT (2k). I replaced one of my Argus 2 at the same location with the PT (2K). I mainly use them to capture critters that wonder into my yard. Argus PT (2K) vs Argus 2 Pros:. Better image detail and better night vision.. Smart Motion detection (Person/Vehicle). Great for limiting alerts and works well.. Pan and Tilt. Great for alignment of image where you want it.. 16x digital zoom vs 6x for the Argus 2 Argus PT (2K) vs Argus 2 Cons:. Slower to wake up and record.. WIFI connection seems a little bit touchier.. Larger in size (Not a big deal for me).. The battery is not replaceable. The PT (2k) is superior except for the slower wakeup time to record. Which is a decrement in capturing the quick moving critters moving thru the image.
@john_350143387672724 thanks for posting your experience
Does anyone know what the latest firmware is for the Argus PT (2k)?My current firmware is: v126.96.36.1999_21111905
@john_350143387672724 There is a newer version. You can submit a request here to get a newer version to upgrade, Submit a request – Reolink Support.
@reolink-fiona Support pushed the latest firmware v188.8.131.525_22030800 for my Argus PT 2k camera.
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