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Lorex Wireless Video Monitoring System with 7" LCD Monitor


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Lorex Wireless Video Surveillance System Series with 7" LCD Monitor

Premium security doesn’t have to be complicated. The Lorex LW1740 Series wireless video surveillance system is a hassle-free solution that helps keep your home or shop secure at all times. This ideal home monitoring system comes with weather-resistant wireless cameras for simplified installation. No need to run cables – save time and money with our wireless security cameras that are ready to use right out of the package. Security-grade night vision allows you to see objects in the dark up to 65ft (20m) away in normal nighttime conditions, and 45ft (14m) away in total darkness. Protect what matters most with the wireless way to stay aware.

7 inch portable / rechargeable LCD monitor

7” portable / rechargeable LCD monitor

Get all the power and capability of a full home surveillance system to go. Monitor your home or shop as you move from room to room on the 7” LCD monitor and recorder – view live and recorded video from up to 4 cameras at once in crisp detail from anywhere on your property. A built-in rechargeable battery allows for up to 5 hours of portable monitoring. Feather touch controls on the monitor give you complete control of your security system. Change viewing modes, record video and configure system settings all with the tap of a button.

Manual, motion and schedule recording options

Manual, motion & schedule recording

This simplified surveillance monitor has flexible, security-grade recording options to fit your needs exactly. All video is properly timestamped and recorded to the included microSD card, making it easy to backup important footage. Choose from manual recording for unexpected events, schedule recording to record within set time periods, or motion-triggered recording. Experience true peace of mind with simplified wireless security that performs like a fully-loaded surveillance system.

Motion detection and listen-in audio with built-in microphone on cameras

Motion detection & listen-in audio

A home surveillance system provides you with a few extra sets of eyes – how about some ears as well. The wireless cameras feature built-in microphones for capturing audio from around the cameras. Listen to make sure the kids are playing nicely, or that the dog isn’t whining. Take advantage of the full range of features this system has to offer by combining motion detection with video and audio monitoring. Set the system to alert you whenever movement is detected by one of your cameras, or trigger the system to immediately start recording to the microSD card. Stay connected to the sights and sounds around your home or business.

Weather resistant wireless cameras

Weather resistant wireless cameras

We’ve combined wireless convenience with rugged durability to create one of our most versatile wireless cameras to date. These robust, weather-resistant (IP65-rated) cameras are tough enough to stand up against the elements. Fortified design makes these cameras perfect for outdoor surveillance, while the compact housing is suitable for indoor applications as well. Wireless operation means installation is a breeze – no video cables required. Whatever your surveillance project requires, you can be sure that these cameras will rise to the challenge.

Secured Network

Secured video feed, so no unwanted viewers can hack into the network.

Night/Day Video

View video during the day and with night vision at night.



Wireless home camera system - a way to stay aware.

Secure what matters most with simplified installation and secure wireless video. View live and recorded video on the rechargeable and portable monitor. Protect your property with cameras that feature listen-in audio and night vision.


  • 7 inch rechargeable wireless LCD monitor 1
  • Weather resistant wireless camera 2
  • Manual, motion, and schedule recording
  • Listen-in audio monitoring 5
  • Expandable up to 4 cameras
  • 4GB micro SD card included; 32GB supported
  • Easy to use menu with icons
  • Simple installation. No video cables required
  • Video motion detection
  • Time and date stamped recordings for easy retrieval
  • Front panel feather touch controls
  • Motorized camera filter provides accurate color reproduction in all lighting conditions
  • Night time viewing up to 65ft (20m) away in ambient night time lighting conditions and up to 45ft (14m) away in total darkness 3
  • View and record up to 4 cameras at the same time in quad screen
  • Secure wireless signal (FHSS)
  • Up to 150ft (50m) indoor / 450ft (150m) outdoor wireless range 4
  • 2x Digital Zoom

1. Up to 5 hours of portable wireless monitoring. For extended monitoring ensure the wireless monitor is connected to a local power outlet.
2. Wireless cameras require a wired connection to power outlet. Not intended for direct exposure to rain or snow. For outdoor applications, install under shelter protected from the elements.
3. Stated IR illumination ranges are based on ideal conditions in total darkness and typical outdoor night time ambient lighting. Actual range and image clarity depends on installation location, viewing area and light reflection / absorption.
4. Range up to 450ft/150m outdoor, 150ft/50m indoor based on line of sight. Actual range will vary depending on obstructions.
5. Audio recording without consent is illegal in certain jurisdictions. Lorex Corporation assumes no liability for use of its products that does not conform with local laws.

All trademarks belong to their respective owners. No claim is made to the exclusive right to use the trademarks listed, other than the trademarks owned by Lorex Technology Inc. We reserve the right to change models, configurations or specifications without notice or liability. Product may not be exactly as shown. Images are simulated.








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1 out of 22


Location: Springfield, MO

My husband and I really like the system. We have had very little problems and find the picture clear and bright. I would recommend this unit to all my friends. It was easy to install and not hard to go through the programming of it.

2 out of 22


Location: USA Maryland

I've had this system for several days and so far I'm pleased. The video quality isn't the best but it's adequate for my needs. Both cameras are functioning properly and are very clear. I had a problem with the system settings resetting it self but I set it to the current date, time etc. again and it appears to be working fine now. I'm pleased with the overall quality and operation of this system.

3 out of 22


Location: cochran,ga

i am very pleased with help of replacing my camera after i had it a yr and never got it installed . the price was very good since one of the camera i had did not work . i am hearing impaired and they let me do everything on line with their help a very great staff thanks max

4 out of 22


Location: CA

Camera works great. Good range. Night vision, speaker and mic all work well. Video quality is good, not great, but good. I now have 3 cameras for my system. Easy to set up and get working. I just can't figure out how to get the time stamp off of the camera. The camera's image has a time stamp on it, and it is wrong (different from the system time stamp) and I can't figure out how to change and or remove it. Other than that, good equipment.

5 out of 22


Location: Calgary

Bought this 2 cam unit LW1742 and it is working as expected.
Very good picture. Would be nice it you could connect to home router on Wi-Fi.

6 out of 22


Location: Ontario


7 out of 22


Location: Washington

Product worked well did what i need it for. BUT came time to turn the footage in to the police for investigation i had a hard time getting the computer to read the files through the SD card. I called the tech support team was on the phone for 3 1/2 hours with them to have them tell me i was out of luck getting them to view on the computer to turn in. but in the mean time i could still view them on the hands free receiver. Asked if they would send a new receiver for the cameras so i can turn the footage in to the police department so they can review it and use it in their investigation. they would not assist me in this matter. i am very disappointed in their assistants to help me after spend $350 on their product for 4 cameras and now my house burglarized. Not having help From LOREX on this matter i Would NEVER RECOMMEND this brand to anybody.

Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry to hear you were having trouble with your system. Our technical support team was happy to assist you in determining the SD card was the issue. If you require further assistance, please contact us at 1-888-425-6739.

8 out of 22


Location: Pennsylvania

Purchased this system several weeks ago. I am in the process of trying to learn how to work it. Have gotten language other than english on the sd card. The instructions that come with the system are very limited. If the sd card becomes full I am unable to access whatever data has been captured. Honestly can not say that I am 100% happy with the system. I will try to check back after more usage.

9 out of 22


Location: Pa

I can't fairly rate this yet, but I wanted to write up a quick note on support. Our unit arrived with a cracked mount. The box was unopened it was just a fluke. Support was easy to work with and has a new mount on the way.

I anticipate this unit will work perfectly for the monitoring we want to do. The monitor and cameras will be installed in an ideal location with direct line of sight, so we look forward to getting the system up and running.

10 out of 22


Location: MD.

Purchased this system about 6 months ago. Can't find a lorex video player or app. that will support my SD card on an Android tablet. Would be great to find an app that would make viewing the recordings easy. Also thought the package would at least come with a couple of decals. Your HELP would TRULY be APPRECIATED.
Thank You.

Our technical support team was happy to assist you. Should you require further assistance, please call us at 1-877-755-6739. Thank you.

11 out of 22


Location: PA

Had a security camera that worked with WiFi before hated it because I always lost signal, no matter where I was in relation to the camera and router in my home. The Lorex system is great because I do not run into this issue! Love how it was easy to set up and the directions were straightforward. However, for someone who isn't tech savvy or has never had a security camera, this system gets confusing. The touchpad can get wonky at times. MAJOR CON: No audio is recorded when motion is detected. >:( Overall, I recommend this for home security if you just want to monitor your property or around the house. I would not have this in my business since no audio can be recorded.

12 out of 22


Location: Muskegon, MI

Bought the 2 camera a year ago already. Love it! Keeps us informed of what is happening outside since we spend most of our time indoors. It was weather tested last year when temps dropped to -10 degrees for several days. I use it on camera #1 all the time since we have limited area to monitor. Camera 2 is still in the box waiting to be used at another time. I'm still learning how to set it up to stay on the settings I programmed it for. Occasionally it reverts back to another date & time. I'm missing a setting so back to the instructions here on your website. For an inexpensive camera system it has been excellent. Night vision works well. Fogging happens occasionally so the picture is blurry but it clears up. My husband is now a believer and keeps the monitor in his sight whenever it is turned on. Great product for the money we invested in it. We highly recommend it.

13 out of 22


Location: Wichita, Kansas

Great cameras for the price. Support is very helpful.

14 out of 22


Location: Harrison, ar

Simple system had an issue and customer service took care of it next day.

15 out of 22


Location: home

Installed unit about three months ago. Used only one camera. Had problems from then on. It would not hold one view, kept switching the view. Then it just stopped working. I was given this as a gift, receipt cannot be found. Had to go to website to even set up the unit, NO instruction booklet. I am very disappointed in the unit. I now have a useless camera mounted.

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for any inconvenience and are happy to have resolved this for you.

16 out of 22


Location: Ohio

Very disappointed in this product as to the cost is to high ($400) for this product that I can not use with mobile/iPad. Waste of money.

We're for any confusion there may have been with this item. We do not advertise that you can use it with your iPad, however, many of our products will work with mobile devices and our sales team would be happy to assist you 1-888-425-6739.

17 out of 22


Location: Phoenix, AZ

I received my LW1742 about a week ago, set up was straightforward. No complicated wiring or internet connection required. Daytime images are very clear, motion detection is adequate. Overall, this is a good system. Although, it would have received a higher star rating if it allowed you to record sound in quad view or on motion dectection mode.

18 out of 22


Location: california

The device is adequate, but the way videos are stored is absurd. Instead of one folder containing all of the videos, the devices stores videos in copious amounts of nested folders. Trying to review a days worth of videos is amazingly frustrating and reviewing a weeks worth of videos is an absolute nightmare.

It is as if the developers of the firmware aren't actual users of the firmware.

19 out of 22


Location: Canada

I purchased this for my chicken coop and pen which is about 200 feet from my house, the system works great and once you figure out how to set the monitor it doesn't have to be split screen the monitor simply displays full screen camera one for a few seconds and then camera two for a few seconds. Night vision is super crisp and clear. I love this product but wish I could find two more cameras to add.

Please contact our sales team and they can assist you with finding additional cameras. 1-888-425-6739.

20 out of 22


Location: Spokane, WA

I received this set as a gift and it is a fantastic idea however their customer service is terrible. I was on the phone for over 16 minutes trying to get someone to help me and provide a user manual. The info that came with the set is not user friendly, the company needs to realize that not everyone that has this unit are hi-tech computer gurus.

Would love to have a user's manual.

21 out of 22


Location: USA

I purchased this with 2 cameras. Had no problems getting it up and running except the monitor only shows half the screen because I don't have 4 camera's. I can't find any place it tells me how to fix this.....Directions are very skimpy and the touchscreen is enough to really get you po'd. I think if I could solve the problem I have I would be okay with it otherwise. I am rating it a 3 because of the touchscreen problems.

22 out of 22


Location: Toronto

I was interested in a simple wireless monitoring system and this one fit the bill perfectly.
Setup was very easy although I had a bit of a challenge navigating the touchscreen. It is finicky but I have it up and running now and it works great. The cameras require power and it would be highly advantageous if there was an extension available for the power cord. I searched on the Lorex site but found nothing. I'm haven't set up the second camera as a result.
The cameras themselves are of good quality. The LCD monitor is low end but then again this is not an expensive system to purchase.
The unit has been up and running for a week now with good results.

All in all this is a great entry level system perfect for home use



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