Best IP camera for your security system in 2024

best IP camera: Ring Spotlight Cam
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Looking for the best IP camera? This guide will help you look for the best security cameras connected over Internet Protocol - and find them at the best price.

Old-school security networks involved running co-axial cables (and probably power) around the site being secured. In the movies at least, you’d also need a dejected old man haplessly watching numerous screens through a night shift. 

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook