For pet owners who want to keep ‘eyes’ on their pets, Petcube Bites 2 is vital. It is one of those trackers you need to consider if you care about the safety of your pet. What happens to your pet when you’re not home? Apart from monitoring your pet through it, Petcube allows you to use it as a treat dispenser.
Design of Petcube Bites 2
It is a tall slab looking like your normal water dispenser in the home. This product measures 10.6 x 5.7 x 3 inches. It usually comes with black color on top, and silver color below. Use the top half as the treat abode. You can remove the lid if you want, and there’s a motorized funnel at the bottom.
It comes with a camera that’s not very powerful but useful somehow. The camera can be found at the bottom of the front of the dispenser. It is good there, because the pet may be a small one. However, the camera can view a large area in the home. The camera also has indicator lights, a microphone, a speaker grille, and a treat dispenser door. Also, the comes with a USB cable and power adapter.
How to Setup Petcube Bites 2
It’s quite simple. Make use of Android or iOS devices to begin. First, install the Petcube Bites 2 app and create a new account. After that, plug the dispenser in and wait for the light to flash green. That means it is ready for configuration.
Go to Profile and tap on Connect New Device, and select Petcube Bites 2 from the drop-down list. The app will find the dispenser and prompt you to connect it to your Wi-Fi network.Once that is done, insert the correct treat size duct for treats, pour them into the hopper, and close the lid. That’s all.Notice that there’s a Play button which that takes you to a live view of the camera.
Petcube Bites 2 Camera
The camera has a 160-degree lens and also 1080 pixel resolution, 4x digital zoom, and is built with the ability to see in the dark. Just make sure it is able to cover the area where your cat or dog stays mostly, probably the area where he feeds. Properly set, you should be able to cover much of the room area you want to watch.
The camera helps you to speak and hear your pet. There’s Alexa for the microphone. In this case, the camera acts as a smart speaker. The small speaker can be used in the normal ways in which we already use Alexa or Amazon Echo Flex.
Why You Need Petcube Care Subscription
On its own, the device stores only the last four hours of activities. You can’t download them but you can still watch your pet live. Paying for a subscription will allow you to add three days of the video library, and up to 10 video downloads every month.
The Petcube Bites 2 is a very expensive product. It sells for $249.99.