Finally — Abode Edge wireless security camera can work a mile from your router!

Abode Edge Wi-Fi camera with 1.5-mile range on a white background with antenna fitted
(Image credit: Abode)

One of the complaints levelled at wireless smart home security cameras is the (sometimes very) limited range of the Wi-Fi on which they depend. Abode, a company with a history of smart home camera tech, has presented a new camera – the Abode Edge – which could solve that, increasing the range to a whopping 1.5 miles!

I've got to admit that's a pretty exciting concept. I don't like having to lay cables (and drill holes through my walls) to install cameras, but just this morning I discovered that one of the cameras at the front of my home didn't work because of Wi-Fi range at less than 8 meters (25ft) from the router. Admittedly I have brick walls, but nevertheless Wi-Fi has limitations.

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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. 

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