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Old 08-29-2022, 12:54 PM   #51
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Can multiple cameras work off the same plan like the coverts?


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Yes! My buddy has 4 on his plan

My dad and buddy just added Spartans onto my plan last week with a total now of 12 on my app. Spartan is $199 per first camera then $60 a year for each additional one. Up to 10 per plan
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Old 08-29-2022, 12:56 PM   #52
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I ran a covert for about 5 years before 3G went away. It still works but doesnt transmit.

I now have 2 updated Coverts and have been running them for a couple of months. I have the 10 foot booster antenna mounted on a stick of PVC attached to a t Post. Signal is always good even when I used it in the middle of nowhere between Bracketville and Rock Springs. I get good pics!

I use a solar panel to keep it charged.
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Old 08-29-2022, 01:08 PM   #53
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i have a spypoint, has been reliable, but the pic resolution is crappy. I got this one at a garage sale for $2, but I would not buy another one even at garage sale prices lol
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Old 08-29-2022, 01:41 PM   #54
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Ok. I'm late to the party. My search feature does not work to good on the phone.
How much is it going to cost to get 1 camera up and running
I see a reveal X for $120. I would need a solar panel and an SD card. Then the unlimited viewing plan. Am I missing anything? There was a thread about a charger that does not even need you to have batteries in your camera. Is that a good idea?

Do y'all figure $ 200- 250 ?

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Old 08-29-2022, 02:28 PM   #55
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Ok. I'm late to the party. My search feature does not work to good on the phone.
How much is it going to cost to get 1 camera up and running
I see a reveal X for $120. I would need a solar panel and an SD card. Then the unlimited viewing plan. Am I missing anything? There was a thread about a charger that does not even need you to have batteries in your camera. Is that a good idea?

Do y'all figure $ 200- 250 ?

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Cameras are $150-200 on average

If you dont have but 1-2 cameras, your looking at $100-150 a year for the plan but an SD card and external battery source.

You get what you pay for
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Old 08-29-2022, 04:55 PM   #56
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Does the Tactacam have a guest sign in page like covert?


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Old 08-29-2022, 05:32 PM   #57
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Does the Tactacam have a guest sign in page like covert?


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Not yet. Guy told me at TTHA show that they're working on that. I wish they did.
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Old 08-29-2022, 05:33 PM   #58
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Not yet. Guy told me at TTHA show that they're working on that. I wish they did.
I've been bugging them about that since the first camera. Glad to hear
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Old 08-29-2022, 05:45 PM   #59
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I've been bugging them about that since the first camera. Glad to hear


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Not yet. Guy told me at TTHA show that they're working on that. I wish they did.


Well darn. Wonder if you can sign in to multiple devices at the same time. Share your login info?


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Old 08-29-2022, 05:49 PM   #60
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Well darn. Wonder if you can sign in to multiple devices at the same time. Share your login info?


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That's currently their solution.

I view on my phone, ipad, and computer.
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Old 08-29-2022, 06:12 PM   #61
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Does the Tactacam have a guest sign in page like covert?


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I use Tactacam and all I do is give the user name and pass code to who ever and they can have access. I don’t think the number of users are limited. They have a pretty good help line that answers any questions if you want to call in. They are very helpful and the reps I spoke to all hunted and used the equipment as well.


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Old 08-29-2022, 06:16 PM   #62
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I login on 3 devices myself. No reason why you couldn't just share login with others. Careful with Steve, he's likely to sign you up for **** you don't want if he has access.
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Old 08-29-2022, 06:17 PM   #63
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Moultrie with AT&T in Junction, TX.and it works great. And I’m not a techno kind of person either and it was simple to setup. Good Luck
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Old 08-29-2022, 06:19 PM   #64
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I have 3 cheapie Stealth Cams on solar/battery boxes have have been flawless going on 2 years.
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Old 08-29-2022, 06:20 PM   #65
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Also, all peeps that have the user name and pass code can log in at the same time. Once you download the app, log in, you stay logged in. My brother and I have been on at the same time with no issues. His wife also has the app and uses it with no issues, basically everyone has the same access. In theory I guess you could have all members of entire lease with one log in and pass code and everyone split the bill to make it affordable for multiple cameras. Amerasian. We run two on our place and really like them. I did get the solar panel so I would not have to mess with changing batteries.


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Old 08-29-2022, 07:18 PM   #66
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I login on 3 devices myself. No reason why you couldn't just share login with others. Careful with Steve, he's likely to sign you up for **** you don't want if he has access.

I’ll give him strict instructions

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Also, all peeps that have the user name and pass code can log in at the same time. Once you download the app, log in, you stay logged in. My brother and I have been on at the same time with no issues. His wife also has the app and uses it with no issues, basically everyone has the same access. In theory I guess you could have all members of entire lease with one log in and pass code and everyone split the bill to make it affordable for multiple cameras. Amerasian. We run two on our place and really like them. I did get the solar panel so I would not have to mess with changing batteries.

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My brother is going to buy a camera and I’ll put it on my plan. He covers a lot of the cost at the camp so I don’t mind paying for the plan.


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Old 08-29-2022, 07:31 PM   #67
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I'm going to try the Moultrie Edge this go round since it will grab whatever the strongest signal is regardless of service provider.
If it doesn't work I'm probably going to give up on cell cameras
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Old 08-29-2022, 07:35 PM   #68
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Old 08-29-2022, 08:00 PM   #69
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Coverts Code Blacks LTEs since early 2017 with several camera upgrades..... Now run up to 6 (4 full time) with Covert solar and Amazon basic 2400MAH batteries. Set it and forget it for the most part. Just need to keep the firmware up to date via onsite download twice a year. I'm happy with them as a whole. I'm too vested in them to change to anything else right now anyway. They do what I ask and need and the app is easy to work with..
X2 exact same setup. Mine send about 400 pics a day each and have for years with zero issues. Batteries last about 2 years for me. I leave them out year round. Great customer service too. That means a lot with cameras like this to me. The pictures that go to the app are lower resolution than other brands I have seen but I can download the HD versions with a click of a button and they are just as clear as downloading off the camera card to my computer.
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Old 09-08-2022, 10:55 AM   #70
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I'm going to try the Moultrie Edge this go round since it will grab whatever the strongest signal is regardless of service provider.
If it doesn't work I'm probably going to give up on cell cameras
I have 3 of the Delta, I learned some tricks i can share, Solar and Antenna help
It adds to the price but helps
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Old 09-08-2022, 12:54 PM   #71
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I have 3 of the Delta, I learned some tricks i can share, Solar and Antenna help
It adds to the price but helps
The antenna on the edge appears non removable so I'm not sure I can do an extension.
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Old 09-08-2022, 01:19 PM   #72
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Bushnell Cellucore C20. I love getting pictures sent to my phone!!!
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Old 09-08-2022, 01:30 PM   #73
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Tactacam, but its crap due to spotty service out there. Yet when I go out there and use my phone, it seems to be fine. Got a new pic finally yesterday evening after a week of nothing. Frustrating!
Same issue I have
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Old 09-08-2022, 01:33 PM   #74
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My spartan has been good
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Old 09-08-2022, 01:39 PM   #75
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I run RECONYX. Been very happy with them and one feature I use a lot is that you can request a picture anytime. While it doesn’t make much difference in front of a feeder, it can be useful in large open spaces or when your just curious about what’s out there while your at the office.

They may all offer this feature now, but they didn’t when I was shopping a few years ago.
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Old 09-08-2022, 07:41 PM   #76
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Nothing but Brownings now--
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Old 09-08-2022, 08:42 PM   #77
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Bushnell cellucore C20. I like it.

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Old 09-08-2022, 10:10 PM   #78
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Would you mind elaborating please?
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Old 09-08-2022, 10:15 PM   #79
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Roger that. I was happy with covert but I’ve been having issues the last year. They just quit taking pictures after a couple weeks. I’ll reset them once I’m out there and same story 3 weeks later.

Was eyeing the spy point with solar panel to test at the farm but probably spend a little more on the Tactacam.


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Are you doing your Covert firmware updates twice a year?
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Old 09-08-2022, 10:18 PM   #80
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I run RECONYX. Been very happy with them and one feature I use a lot is that you can request a picture anytime. While it doesn’t make much difference in front of a feeder, it can be useful in large open spaces or when your just curious about what’s out there while your at the office.

They may all offer this feature now, but they didn’t when I was shopping a few years ago.

Covert has had that feature for a long time. I got in with a 2016 camera and it had the command feature… and still does. I love it for weather events. I can watch radar and check to see if we got any rain. My landowner asks me all the time if we got any rain as he lives 12 miles from the ranch and I’m happy to give it to him to save him a trip to check gauges until he needs to. Have them on both sides of the ranch so it works out nicely.

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Old 09-08-2022, 10:18 PM   #81
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Same issue I have
If your SD card isn't what's recommended their CS has said it'll cause issues with being able to upload the pics to send correctly.
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Old 09-08-2022, 10:27 PM   #82
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Between me and buddy we have 12+ spypoints running.

They are hot and miss.

Keeping the firmware updated on a properly formatted card has worked very well for us.

As much as people complain about them, their chat option online usually gets the problem resolved.

They have sent us 3 or 4 cameras after they were not able to get older models up and running.

I did have a covert that worked really well and transmitted photos well, then it got stolen.
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Old 09-09-2022, 08:36 AM   #83
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Old 10-07-2022, 08:51 PM   #84
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You guys are missing out https://wiseeyetech.com/
Well, I purchased one of these. Im not displeased, but not sure if it is catching all the pic opportunities. Pic quality is great! App is super simple. If I can use it, anybody can. 10 days in the field, so far so good. Easily an 8 out of 10. If it continues to work well, I am likely to get some more. Based out of Baton Rouge. Customer service has answered everytime and been very helpful.

I would recommend this camera.
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Old 10-07-2022, 09:19 PM   #85
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Funny reading this now….spent 5 hours over the last two days with Spy point’s Philippines based customer service. I assure you she doesn't use the equipment.

Had 4 cameras…2 i had to throw away due to the 3G network change…one updared firmware fine…we finally gave up on the last one after two hours.

So….1 working out of my 4.

Done with Spypoint.

Reading these above to decide what's next.
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Old 10-07-2022, 09:23 PM   #86
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Tactacam reveal last two years have worked really well for me. From my research if I was going to start over I’d go with Spartan since they dropped their prices, they are crazy nice.
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Old 10-07-2022, 09:54 PM   #87
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I’m running Spartan GoCams M. The M connects to the best cell service on its own. The Herd360 solar panel is a good combo with it.
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Old 10-08-2022, 08:48 AM   #88
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Funny reading this now….spent 5 hours over the last two days with Spy point’s Philippines based customer service. I assure you she doesn't use the equipment.

Had 4 cameras…2 i had to throw away due to the 3G network change…one updared firmware fine…we finally gave up on the last one after two hours.

So….1 working out of my 4.

Done with Spypoint.

Reading these above to decide what's next.

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