Reolink RLC-422 POE IP Security Camera System Review

All of the options on the market can be overwhelming when you are looking to purchase a security camera for your home or business. To help you find the one that is right for you, we are going to take a look at another great model of camera that is gaining a great reputation among users, which is the Reolink RLC-422 POE IP Security Camera. 


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Reolink is a highly reviewed company that offers good quality cameras at an affordable price. The RLC-422 is a white dome style camera. In this review, we will give all the camera’s details and features.

High Definition 

This camera has a resolution of 4 megapixels, that provides super HD quality of 1440p. Cameras in the past provided 720p HD or 1080p HD. The RLC-422 provides crystal clear imaging.

Many customer reviews of this camera mention the amazing detail that they are able to capture on this camera. One such reviews mention that the police were able to identify and catch a burglar from images captured by this camera. The police commented on how good the quality of the image was for a security camera.


Optical Zoom

The camera provides viewing angles ranging from 36° to 100°. The 4x optical zoom lens allows you to zoom in or out to view additional details in the viewing area.

Due to the 4mp resolution you will receive the same quality images even while using the zoom. Another feature that camera users enjoy and comment about in their reviews.

Night Vision

The RLC-422 provides high quality images even in the dark thanks to 24pcs infrared LEDs. The night vision can capture images up to 65 feet away, even allowing you to recognize people’s features. Many customers rave about the quality of the night vision of this camera, in particular. One Reolink RLC-422 review states, “It’s the best night vision I’ve seen on a consumer level so far.”reolink-rlc-422-poe-ip-security-camera-system-review6


This camera is designed to be used outdoor with IP66 weatherproofing. The IP66 rating means that it is both completely tight from dust and safe from even powerful jets of water from any direction.

Out of the Box

This camera will come with all of the things that you need to install it, including a quick start guide to get you going. When this security camera arrives at your house you will receive the following items in the package:

  • Reolink RLC-422 IP camera
  • Waterproof lid
  • 1m network cable
  • Screws
  • Manual software on CD
  • Quick start guide
  • Reolink surveillance sign
  • Mounting hole template


The installation on this camera is incredibly easy with Reolink’s simple plug and play installation. The camera requires zero configuration, making it a great DIY system for beginners.

While many security cameras require separate cords to be ran, one network cable and one electrical cable, the Reolink RLC-422 only requires one as a PoE style camera.

To install you simple install the camera in your preferred location, using the included mounting hole template and screws. You connect your camera to your PoE Injector with the provided network cable.

Extra Features

The RLC-422 allows you to have remote viewing capability on your security camera feed. This is a nice option to be able to keep an eye on your house while you are away.

You can view your camera feed from a browser or other media device such as a smart phone or tablet. The setup is extremely easy for remote viewing: install app, scan to add camera, and begin viewing.

Final Thoughts

This camera is a great fit for even new DIY camera users. Both installation and use of the camera is easy. Reviewers have found the customer service department at Reolink to be not only helpful, but quick to respond to questions.

If you are looking for an affordable indoor/outdoor camera with crystal clear quality, the Reolink RLC-422 is worth your time and money.

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