After comparing all the smart ringtones out there and reading the reviews of the Logitech option powered by HomeKit, I bought the Circle View ringtone. And I * deeply regret * my decision. Does it work well with your iPhone, HomePods, Apple TV and even the existing bell in your home? Sure you do. Does it do a nice job of identifying people and animals? Yes, sir. Is it nice to get these features without having to pay a monthly fee? Categorical. Is it constantly overheating and disconnecting for hours on end? ** OH MY GOD YES. ** My mistake was to ignore all the reviews here and elsewhere. We live 5 minutes from Cincinnati, where the high temperature so far this year was 81º. Our bell receives a few hours of direct sunlight a day, if it’s actually sun, of course. How bad could it be? Bad. Monday was 63 ° and overcast, but Logitech was offline almost all afternoon and even in the evening. Yesterday it was 80 ° and sunny, our bell was offline most of the day. Same today. I took the thing off his face to let it cool down several times in the last few days, and the back of this is ** HOT **. I mean, scald my hot hand. It doesn’t seem safe at all. I’ll try to return this thing to the Apple Store and buy an Arlo as I should have done for a start. But if you are thinking of buying a Logitech, please do not. Only after they address this very obvious problem (could a black sound living outside get hot?
The Logitech Circle View ringer overheats in the shade
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