Oplink Security is a home security company acquired by MivaTek in 2015. Their Total-protection platform covers connected security, safety, video, care, energy, and automation control under one mobile app, and their cloud-app offers collaborative video-verification, in-view local 1st-responder calling, secure video privacy, and user control for priority emergency response. Standard monthly monitoring is free and premium monitoring costs only $19.99 per month. Supplementary services may be added for $10/month each. This home security company provides a one-year warranty on equipment in select regions.

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The Good

  • No Long Term Contracts
  • No Penalty For Cancellation
  • Free Remote Access
  • Multiple User Access

Oplink Security gives its customers two home security solutions with free remote mobile app access and month-to-month contracts with no cancellation penalties. The most expensive monitoring plan is affordably priced at $19.99/month. The home security system uses a wireless broadband or cellular connection, which helps keep customers safe if phones lines are cut or a power outage occurs. Customers can install the system themselves in about 10 minutes, which saves money on installation costs from licensed technicians.

The company offers various equipment starter kits that can be customized for specific emergency situations. For example, there are kits available that specialize in security, video surveillance, or elder care. The kits include motion sensors, door and window contact sensors, key fobs, medical alert panic buttons, and security cameras. These kits can be bought directly from the company or through various retailers.

The Bad

  • No 24/7 Professional Monitoring
  • No Professional Installation
  • Expensive Equipment Kits
  • No Home Automation Services

Oplink offers customers the ability to monitor their home environment on their own. Unlike many marketplace home security competitors, there are no trained dispatchers to send help if an emergency event occurs. Instead, the system provides one-touch, self-report functions for customers and emergency contacts to report system alarm triggers and video recordings directly to local authorities.

Equipment starter kits must be purchased separately and range from $100 to $400. Oplink Security does not include any home automation features in its home security plans. Customers must go to two different websites for full home security purchases. One website offers the equipment starter kits and the other offers the monthly monitoring plans. Equipment may also be purchased through several third-party retailers, which can be found directly on the company's website for home security equipment starter kits.

The Bottom Line

Oplink offers customized home security solutions that are self-installed by the customer in about 10 minutes and feature multiple user access. No monthly contracts are required unless the customer wishes to use video surveillance technology. The equipment starter kits must be purchased separately and do not offer home automation features or 24/7 professional monitoring.

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