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Spy Camera Buying Tips June 17 2016

Do you need a spy camera? If you suspect someone close to you is lying or participating in illegal activities, you may. Spy gadgets, such as motion sensors, hidden cameras and hidden audio recorders can help you solve this problem or validate your concern.

If this is your first time buying spy gadgets, don’t make a beginners mistake. That is buying the first product you come across. All spy gadgets are designed to accomplish the same goal, which is to spy on someone, but they aren’t all created equal. So, what are some buying tips you should know?

Know what types of spy gadgets are available for sale. As previously stated, there are many spy gadgets at your disposal. Manufactures like SpyCrushers have mastered hiding digital cameras, video recorders, and audio recorders in a wide range of products. These include clothes hooks, pens, keychains, belts, sunglasses, desktop clocks, alarm clocks, wall clocks, smoke detectors, desktop computer speakers, and more. Your buying options are unlimited. Consider your use first. For example, if looking to spy on a nanny or babysitter a motion activated clothes hook or smoke detector with built-in hidden camera are recommended.

Always read product reviews before making a purchase. Some individuals do not know that you can find product reviews online and others do not understand their importance. Product reviews can save you both time and money. Would you buy a product that has over 100 people saying it does not work? No. Find out before you buy. Even if shopping local, read product reviews. Write a list of some of the best and worst spy gadgets. You know what to avoid and what to buy.

Always ask questions before buying. Do not wait until your spy gadget arrives in the mail or until you get home to come up with a million questions. Most online retailers, at least the reputable ones, have customer service departments. Do you need help picking out a spy cam or would you like professional recommendations? Don’t be afraid to ask.

Always ask about warranties. Most new spy gadgets should come with a one-year manufacturer warranty. The manufacturer or retailer should disclose this warranty. If one is not available, ask why. You don’t want to be left holding the bag when your spy camera stops working after one week. Also, consider extended warranties for expensive purchases

Don’t be afraid to return a spy gadget you are disappointed with it. Here is the scenario; you buy a pen with a hidden audio and video recorder. You try out the device only to be disappointed. You can’t hear any words, as the background noise is too strong. You can barely make out the picture. In this instance, most consumers take the “oh well,” approach. Don’t. If a product does not work as described, always try to return it. If you cannot do so through the retailer, contact the manufacturer. Do not pay for a spy gadget you cannot use or one that misrepresents itself. Most retailers have a return period, like 30 days. Try your spy gadget at home right away, even if you don’t need to use it for another two weeks.

In short, a lot of focus is placed on how to use spy gadgets. Yes, it is important to know proper use and know a few helpful tips, but these tips are worthless if you purchase a poor quality spy gadget. For that reason, first concentrate on what you buy and where you buy it from. After having a quality spy gadget in your hand, take the time to familiarize yourself with proper use and helpful spy tips.

How to Spy on a Babysitter or Nanny March 15 2016

You find a bruise on your child or they have been dropping hints that their nanny or babysitter is causing them harm.  What should you?  If you suspect that your child’s life is in danger, take action immediately.  This should involve firing your nanny or babysitter.  Next, talk to your child.  Children old enough to explain abuse will, as long as they know it is wrong.  If you just have a nagging feeling, but no proof, you can spy on your nanny or babysitter.  You can use a number of spy gadgets.  What are they?

A nanny camera.  Hidden cameras marketed as nanny cams are just like traditional hidden cameras.  The difference is they tend to have a kid’s theme.  Since the individual in question is babysitting, no suspicion is aroused.  It is common to find nanny cams inside baby monitors, stuffed animals, picture frames, clothes hook camera, clocks, and pillows.  Most nanny cams record to a built-in hard drives, external micro sd cards while others are equipped with wifi remote viewing.

A remote accessed webcam.  Do you have a computer placed in the room that your child spends most of their time in?  If so, use a webcam that can be accessed and viewed from a remote location.  Many modern webcams now have these features.  For that reason, check your computer’s camera before buying new.  Even if your nanny spends time with your child in other rooms there are still benefits to using this device.  It should be able to pick-up audio, especially screaming from a nearby room.

Hidden audio recorders.  Hidden audio recorders also come in a number of formats.  They can be installed in most household devices, such as air fresheners, stuffed animals, and pens and usb flash drives.  If you have the money, buy the above mentioned nanny cam.  Most provide users with both video and sound.  A cheaper alternative is to use a baby monitor.  You are not home to listen, but hide a micro digital video recorder near the baby monitor.  Your nanny will think nothing of seeing a baby monitor on the table, after all, you are a parent.  However, what they will not know is that there is also a video recording device nearby.

In addition to using the above mentioned devices, there are other steps you can take to spy on a nanny or babysitter.  One of those involves coming home early.  Your babysitter knows you arrive home each afternoon at 6:00pm.  Leave work early and arrive home unexpectantly at 5pm. Access the situation. What was your nanny or babysitter doing?  Was she near your child?  Is your child in distress?  If you cannot leave work early, enlist the help of a friend or family member.  In fact, this also allows you to test your provider’s ability to care for your child.  Did they let a stranger inside the house?

When using spy gadgets to spy on a nanny or babysitter, always consider state laws.  Usually, there are exceptions for nanny cams, especially if you suspect danger.  Moreover, if your child is cared for in your home, it is your personal right to install a camera or audio recorder.  Do avoid private areas like the bathroom.  In their own home, your paid provider has the right to expect privacy, but not on the job and in yours.

In short, if you know your babysitter or nanny is causing your child harm, take action immediately.  Do not wait until you get proof on camera.  If you just have that nagging feeling use some of the above mentioned tools.  They always say a mother’s first instinct is right.


Amazon Product Reviews: SpyCrushers Spy Cameras May 12 2015

Amazon product reviews for our most popular hidden camera and spy camera devices.