C182 4K IP PoE Security Camera System – Unbox & Review

This is a review of Zosi C182 4K PoE Security Camera System. This camera system includes 4 cameras and an NVR with a 2 TB hard drive.

The review video by the Youtube channel “Tech ET” (the original video link is posted at the end). Also, thank Tech ET reviewed.

This POE camera system has 4K High Definition and Color Night Vision with Human Motion Detection, Smart Light Alarm, and Continuous 24/7 Recording with 2TB Hard Drive. It can be used in many places, such as warehouses, homes, stores, offices, etc. It can protect personal and property double safety, monitor the dynamics of the house in real-time, chat with your family members or friends in real-time and receive notifications of information and screenshots in a timely manner when someone breaks in.

C182 - 4K POE Surveillance Cameras Security Monitor Systems

  • 4K Ultra HD
  • Smart Person/Vehicle Detection
  • Customize Detection Zone
  • Starlight Night Vision
  • 24/7 Video & Audio Recording
  • Access Remotely & Flexibly
  • Two Way Audio


In this video, we’ll unbox and review the Zosi C182 4K IP PoE Security Camera System. Inside the box, you’ll find everything you need for setup, including eight channels and four cameras. The package includes 100-foot ethernet cords for camera-NVR connections.

The PoE NVR box comes with drill hole stickers for easy installation. Other items include an ethernet cord for router-NVR connection, an HDMI cord, a power cord, and a mouse for navigation. Four bags of screws and anchors are provided for camera mounting.

The NVR box features front light indicators and USB ports. On the back, there are VGA, audio out, HDMI, and internet cable slots. There are also USB slots for peripherals, PoE slots for camera connection, a DC port, and an on/off switch.

The camera features LED lights, a camera lens, a sensor, a microphone, and a speaker. It’s adjustable and sturdy, with two ports for connectivity. Overall, the Zosi C182 offers a comprehensive surveillance solution for home or business use.


  • The Zosi C182 delivers 4K ultra clarity day and night, with impressive color reproduction.
  • It boasts AI human motion detection for accurate alerts.
  • The smart spotlight siren enhances security, with effective detection capabilities.
  • Two-way communication enables easy interaction with visitors.
  • 24/7 surveillance ensures constant monitoring.
  • With 2TB storage, you can store a large amount of live recording footage.

Settings in The APP

To set up the Zosi C182 4K IP PoE Security Camera System with the Zosi Smart App, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Zosi Smart App from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Scan the QR code on the user manual to download the app.
  3. Once downloaded, log in or register for an account.
  4. Connect the NVR box to your TV and power it on using the “On” button on the back.
  5. Open the Zosi Smart App and click on “Add Device.”
  6. Select “Wireless Router” and scan the QR code on the NVR box or from the user manual.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to add the device to your phone.

Once connected, you can access the live feed from your cameras through the app. The app allows you to view all connected cameras, playback recorded footage, and adjust settings such as sound and light alerts, detection modes, and night vision modes.

The camera features 4K ultra clarity both day and night, AI human motion detection, and a smart spotlight siren for enhanced security. Two-way communication allows for easy interaction with visitors, and the system provides round-the-clock surveillance with 2TB storage for recording.

Video Quality Daytime

The Zosi C182 delivers exceptional video quality during the day, with vibrant colors and crisp details in 4K resolution. The camera captures clear images, allowing you to see fine details and movements with ease. The two-way audio feature also provides clear and crisp sound, ensuring that communication is smooth and effective.

Night Time Quality

The Zosi C182 continues to impress with its nighttime video quality. Despite the darkness, the camera captures clear and detailed images, thanks to its night vision capabilities. The colors are still discernible, especially with external lighting sources, providing a good level of detail even in low-light conditions.

The camera’s detection capabilities are also impressive, as indicated by the green border around objects or people. This feature ensures that the camera accurately detects movement, even in the dark, enhancing the overall security of your property.

Settings in The NVR

The NVR (Network Video Recorder) of the Zosi C182 offers a range of settings and options for customizing your surveillance experience. Here’s a look at some of the key features:

  • Single Camera View: View a single camera feed in full screen.
  • Multi View: View multiple camera feeds simultaneously.
  • Start Scan: Initiate a scan for available cameras.
  • Color: Adjust color settings for optimal video quality.
  • Zoom: Zoom in on a specific area for a closer look.
  • Audio: Manage audio settings for two-way communication.
  • Snap: Take snapshots of the video feed.
  • Stop Record: Stop recording video footage.
  • Playback: Access recorded footage for review.
  • Intelligent Alarm: Configure intelligent alarm settings.
  • Configuration: Access advanced configuration options.
  • Main Menu: Access the main menu for additional settings and options.

In the main menu, you can set up schedules, alarms, recording settings, live view options, and more. You can also manage your storage space through the disk management feature, which shows the total storage capacity and remaining space. If you’re running low on space, you can format the disk to delete all data and free up more room for recording.

Final Thoughts

The Zosi C182 is a feature-packed security camera system suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. It can withstand harsh weather conditions, ensuring reliable performance in extreme temperatures and rain. Whether you need surveillance for your home, office, store, or warehouse, this camera system delivers.

One of the standout features is its starlight sensors, which enhance image and video quality. The camera offers dual detection against intruders, sounding an alarm and providing AI human detection. It also features spotlights for added security.

With round-the-clock surveillance, the system records 24/7, allowing you to access playback recordings through the app. The 4K HDR camera provides excellent definition, and you can choose between black and white or full-color mode at night.

Remote access to the cameras and channels is possible from anywhere with an internet connection. The AI detection minimizes false alerts by intelligently detecting humans. You’ll receive app push notifications and emails upon detection.

While the system comes with four cameras, you can expand it to include up to eight cameras. If you’re in the market for a reliable and feature-rich security system, consider the Zosi C182 4K IP PoE Security Camera System.

The original video

ZOSI 4K PoE security camera system, C182 is currently on sale on its official website sale from $439.99 to $1199.99 per unit. And C182 Add-on camera sold for $67.99 per unit.

C182 - 4K POE Surveillance Cameras Security Monitor Systems

  • 4K Ultra HD
  • Smart Person/Vehicle Detection
  • Customize Detection Zone
  • Starlight Night Vision
  • 24/7 Video & Audio Recording
  • Access Remotely & Flexibly
  • Two Way Audio

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