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ButterflyMX Intercom System Comparison & Review

What is Butterfly MX

Butterfly MX is a very young IP intercom brand (founded in 2014), but it seems to be very motivated and ambitious to take a major share of the US intercom market.

Headquartered in New York, it covers one of most populous state in America. According to official figures, more than 6,500 people use the ButterflyMX intercom system every day.

How Does Butterflymx Work

One of the primary characteristics of Butterfly MX is the integration of smartphones in place of traditional indoor telephones or indoor video phones. All that’s required is a compatible iOS or Android device. Essentially, the Butterfly MX system is solely composed of the external intercom panel, offering a sleek and uncomplicated solution. However, this also presents a significant drawback. It necessitates the constant possession of your phone, ensuring it remains charged and that your data plan is up-to-date. Failing to do so may result in missed calls.

ButterflyMX Price & Monthly Cost

Price is another drawback of equipment from Butterfly mx intercom. You have to pay a considerable annually subscription fee of about 45 USD per each apartment. The average IP indoor monitor costs $200. That is, its payback would be a maximum of 5 years.

But back to the intercom panel. If the average market price of a multi-apartment intercom panel is 1500-2000 USD, the Butterfly security system costs 3 times more. To be honest, what caused this price is not very clear, because there is nothing outstanding in this panel. It does not even have a known protection rate, so it is very easy to break it, even with a blow. Who will pay for the replacement of an expensive panel?

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Recently, the Mxbutterfly company has been focusing not only on intercom systems in its purest form, but also on various solutions for home management companies. For example, special intercom solutions for the package rooms.

We have a lot of respect for ButterflyMX and what intercom software they are developing. While developing LINK property management software for the US market, we also discovered the Butterfly MX solution. We think we have already done a great job. Below you will find a comparison chart/review of BAS-IP and ButterflyMX intercom systems.

ButterflyMX Intercom

ButterflyMX vs BAS-IP Comparison

Feature BAS-IP Butterfly MX
Build-In Camera Yes, 2MP
Access Control EM-Marin/MIFARE*/NFC/ Bluetooth
Keyless Entry
Virtual keys (PIN codes) for visitors
QR codes for visitor access
Multifactor AUTHENTICATION
Property management software integrations
Measuring Temperature
Cloud-based access management
Indoor Phones
Indoor Monitors 7 models
Android Based Monitors
3rd Party APP Support
Mobile APP
Elevator control
Connected IP Cameras Integration
MIFARE Classic/NFC/Bluetooth
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Disclaimer: The current comparison was made on December 7, 2021. The Comparison based on information we have available to us at the time of writing.

*BAS-IP supports Mifare Classic, Plus, Desfire EV1, Ultralight.

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