Foscam Video Door bell VD1

Foscam Video Doorbell VD1

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The Foscam VD1 is a 2K Dual band video doorbell.  It sends you a real-time alerts on your phone with a live video showing whoever is ringing your doorbell and you will also hear a regular chime sound. It has a built-in microphone and speaker which allows you to speak with the person outside. It also records footage of visitors that approach your door while you're away or unable to answer.

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What is a Video Doorbell?

Video doorbell is a relatively new smart home category.

A video doorbell works by sending you a real-time alert on your phone with a live video shows whomever is ringing your doorbell, you will also hear a regular chime sound.

A built-in microphone and speaker in the doorbell allows you to speak with the person outside. It also records footage of visitors that approach your door while you're away or unable to answer.


Video Doorbell for Your Family

It’s an easy way to safeguard your home against property theft, home invasion, porch pirates, or keep an eye on dog walkers, kids coming home from school, and package deliveries by applying a video doorbell to identify who is at your doorstep before opening the door.


Features of Foscam Video Doorbell

  • 4 Megapixels Resolution, support HDR
  • Ultra wide Angle lens, diagonal Angle up to 165°
  • Support full duplex real-time 2-way Audio
  • Supports AI algorithm 
  • Face Recognition: Support up to 20 family members (Cloud subscription required)
  • Support 2.4GHz & 5GHz dual-band WiFi
  • Built-in white LED and IR LED, has excellent night vision image
  • P2P Feature for Easy Remote Access
  • Powered by AC8~24V or DC5~30V, Compatible with existing doorbell chime
  • Supports Micro SD Card storage and Cloud storage
  • Compatible with free Foscam Video Management Software
  • Compatible with free Foscam iOS and Android APP
  • Supports Alexa
  • Supports Google assistant
  • Adjustable Mounting Wedge Bracket Kit available

2K Resolution Video

Foscam video doorbell featuring 4MP resolution increases the level of detail and clarity to your security footage so you have a better chance to capture important evidence, such as facial features. With built-in high efficiency IR LED, it has excellent night vision image.

Face Detection & Face Recognition

In addition to the basics such as motion/sound detection, Foscam video doorbell also offers free face detection. Besides, it has a new feature - face recognition (need to pay extra fee to subscribe this service on Foscam Cloud).

Two-way Audio

Foscam video doorbell supports real-time two-way audio, with built-in mic and speaker, you can communicate with welcomed guests and get rid of unwanted guests no matter where you are.


Dual-Band WiFi

Foscam video doorbell has dual-band WiFi, which means you can pair it with either 2.4GHz or 5GHz network. It reduces connection time and simplifies the setup process. Connecting 5GHz network strengthens the connection while also prevents signal interference.


Smart Home Compatibility

Foscam video doorbell is compatible with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, which helps you to check the front door with more options. Once you've enabled the skill, simply say "Alexa, show the front door" to launch a live stream on your Echo Show. Similar voice commands are also available with Google Assistant.

What's in the package ?

1x Foscam VD1 Doorbell
1x Power kit( work with existing digital chime )
1x Thick mounting bracket, 1x 5° Vertical angle bracket, 1x 15° Horizontal angle bracket
1x Mounting bracket, 1x Drill hole position template
1x Type-C cable
1x Dual-purpose screwdriver
1x Screws bag
1x Quik setup guide


FAQ for Foscam Video Doorbell( Model:VD1 )

Q1: How high does the unit have to be mounted to see the person next to the front door?

Suggested installation height: 39-59 inches. The best height with a good view is 4.9ft( 59in/1.5m ). If your old doorbell installation height is lower than 4.9 ft, with the included wedge kit, you can DIY your ideal angle to get a great view of visitors coming to your door.

Q2: Does the video doorbell require existing doorbell wiring?

Yes, the video doorbell draws power from existing doorbell wiring. The voltage of the transformer requirement is 8-24VAC and the output power of the transformer is 8VA or above, which is very common in most house doorbell wiring.

Q3: Is the video doorbell powered by battery?

No, the wired video doorbell has more advanced features, like the 3s pre-buffer and no wake-up time. Also, the doorbell dimensions can be very slim, fitting into narrow door frames.

Q4: Is the video doorbell compatible with the existing doorbell chime?

Yes, we are well compatible with existing mechanical chime or digital chime. When you connect digital chime, please remember to connect our power kit.

Q5: What’s the wireless range of the video doorbell?

The video doorbell connects to your home WiFi. It works with any 2.4GHz & 5GHz wireless router, mesh system or modems. Depending on your WiFi transmit power, distance and walls in between, the doorbell range varies. In the outfield test in the US, it works well in most 3000sq.ft houses.

Q6: How does the video doorbell detect the motions?

The built-in camera of the video doorbell system is triggered to start recording through the full-image pixel contrast, followed by which the system will further undergo face detection. The triggering mechanism for the current video doorbell system requires users to adjust the settings of the activity zone and the sensitivity level of detection accordingly due to various user scenarios.

Q7: Does the video doorbell system support AI?

Yes, face detection and face recognition are supported. Face recognition can only be turned on after the corresponding cloud service is purchased.

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How to support videos


Micro SD Card


ITEMS Foscam Video Doorbell
Image Sensor Sensor High Definition Color CMOS Sensor
Display Resolution 2688*1520 (4.0M Pixels) 
Min. Illumination N/A  (Without IR Illuminator)
Lens Lens Type Glass Lens
focal length 1.9mm
Aperture F 2.0
Angle of view Diagonal:170°,Horizontal:152°,Vertical:91°
Video Image Compression H.265/H.264
Image Frame Rate Max 25fps (2K)
Resolution 2K(2560x1440),1080P(1920x1080),720P(1280 x 720)
Stream Dual stream
HDR Support HDR
Flip image Flip and mirror
Infrared mode 1pcs 850nm SMD IR-LEDs
Night mode Manual and automatic modes
Night visibility 5 m
Audio Input/Output Built-in mic and speaker,support full duplex real-time 2-way Audio
Audio Compression AAC
Network Ethernet Transfer via Type C to RJ45
Wireless Standard 2.4GHz&5GHz,IEEE802.11b/g/n/ac
Wireless Security WPA, WPA2
Remote Access P2P
Wifi configuration mode Support scan QR code , sound wave to add camera
Software Features Motion Detection Alarm via E-Mail, upload alarm snapshot to FTP , push message to mobile phone and push stream to Cloud
Sound Detection Alarm via E-Mail, upload alarm snapshot to FTP , push message to mobile phone and push stream to Cloud
Face Detection Alarm via E-Mail, upload alarm snapshot to FTP , push message to mobile phone and push stream to Cloud
Face Recognition Support up to 20 family members
Privacy Block Yes
User Accounts Three levels user role
Firewall Supports IP Filtering
Custom ringtones Support to customize exclusive ringtones through mobile APP
Micro SD card Support maximum 128GB Micro SD card storage
Foscam NVR Compatible with Foscam NVR
Foscam VMS Compatible with Foscam VMS
Visitors leave a message Support the push of guest messages to the APP
Reset Reset button is available
Power Power Supply AC8~24V or DC5~30V
Power Consumption 5 Watts (Max.)
Physical Dimension(LxWxH) 115(L)x45 (W)x25 (H) mm
Net Weight 125g
Accessories Power Kit 1pc(work with existing electronic chime )
Leveler 1pc(Pre-install the Leveler on the mounting plate)
Mounting bracket Flat Mounting Plate*2pcs,Horizontal Wedge*1pc,Vertical Wedge*1pc
Connector U-type Connector*1pc,Fork Connector*1pc
Doorbell Wire Extenders and Nuts With 1pc extra screw for backup (for AC power of Doorbell), pre-install 2 Wire Extenders on the Doorbell bod
L-shape Screwdriver 1pc
Screws Wall Mount Screws*1set, Anti-theft Screws*2pcs
Environment Waterproof IP65
Operating Temperature  -20°C~ 50°C  (-4°F ~ 122°F)
Operating Humidity 20% ~ 85% non-condensing
Storage Temperature  -20°C ~ 60°C (-4°F ~ 140°F)
Storage Humidity 0% ~ 90% non-condensing
Certification CE, FCC, RoHS,WEEE
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Specific References



Foscam VD1

Foscam VD1 video door bell datasheet

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Good solid Video Doorbell

This is my fourth Foscam product. I use this at our holiday home in the WC. Delivery was fast as always.<br /> <br /> When setting up and installing the camera Foscam support was outstanding. Was amazed that you can power the device from either AC8~24V or DC5~30V without even having to worry about the polarity. I powered it from the 12V gate motor battery already used by my sliding gate.<br /> <br /> Love the wide angle view and 2K video quality, sound is good as well. I inserted a 128G SD card to record to so I don’t need a cloud subscription for recordings.<br /> <br /> Very happy to recommend this product.<br />

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