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Old 11-24-2020, 04:04 PM   #1
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Default Good cellar trail cam

What’s a good wireless trail cam? Been looking at a lot of them and most of them have mixed reviews.
Trying to get one for my dad as a Christmas gift.

Wanted to check with green screen and see what y’alls experiences are with them.

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Old 11-24-2020, 04:24 PM   #2
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Look at the stealth cam fusion I run two up in Kansas and they do a great job. The setting them up is so easy and you can change the settings all with your phone on the app.
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Old 11-24-2020, 04:26 PM   #3
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I run 6 of the Spypoint Link Evo's. Work great, the app is easy to use, customer service has been good, simple set up.


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Old 11-24-2020, 04:27 PM   #4
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Don’t buy muddy brand. Downtime is too long. Mine is down sometimes 24 hours until it corrects itself. Plus customer support is over an hour wait on the phone all the time.
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Old 11-24-2020, 04:37 PM   #5
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Covert. He will thank you.
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Old 11-24-2020, 05:34 PM   #6
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Don’t buy muddy brand. Downtime is too long. Mine is down sometimes 24 hours until it corrects itself. Plus customer support is over an hour wait on the phone all the time.

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Old 11-24-2020, 05:40 PM   #7
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Look at the stealth cam fusion I run two up in Kansas and they do a great job. The setting them up is so easy and you can change the settings all with your phone on the app.




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I also run 2 at the lease in Kendall County. They work perfect and get great AT&T reception when my iPhone gets NADA!!

Set up is a breeze, app is decent

Here is the pic quality...I have mine set at 8 megapixel


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Old 11-24-2020, 05:45 PM   #8
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In run a tactacam reveal and a spypoint link micro. I did have an initial issues with the spypoint needing an update to its software. It was really simple to do. Format and download the update from their website before taking the camera to the field. It has been awesome since. Personally, I think it’s detection is better than the reveal, but the reveal photos are better. Either is awesome for $100.
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Old 11-24-2020, 05:53 PM   #9
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I own 4 Tactacam reveals and they are $100 cameras, and the quality is what to expect out of a $100 camera. I like them and will probably buy more. Check out Herd360.com. He deals exclusively with cell cameras from budget friendly to top of the line.
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Old 11-24-2020, 06:01 PM   #10
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I run 6 of the Spypoint Link Evo's.


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I’m running one of these as well.

A lot of people trash them but mine’s been out for roughly 18 months and I’ve never had an issue with it. Just make sure the firmware is updated, format the card and set it up.
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Old 11-24-2020, 07:04 PM   #11
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Okay, thanks for the info.
I’ll check them out.
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Old 11-24-2020, 08:02 PM   #12
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I ran a Fusion and a Spypoint, and nothing but troubles for me. Now running two Tactacam Reveals and wish I could find more.
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Old 11-24-2020, 08:28 PM   #13
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In for this. After some research I was going to fork up the cash for a Spartan until so many people have praised the Tactacam reveals. Going to pull the trigger this Spring on one of these or possibly can be convinced otherwise. Needing only two.
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Old 11-24-2020, 08:52 PM   #14
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I have 3 coverts and 3 MoultrieMobiles. Coverts are amazing, never fail me. Moultries are so so. If I had it to do over Id buy another covert instead of the 3 moultries.
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Old 11-24-2020, 09:28 PM   #15
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Buy him a Spartan. Really good pics or videos sent straight to your phone.


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Old 11-24-2020, 09:34 PM   #16
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In for this. After some research I was going to fork up the cash for a Spartan until so many people have praised the Tactacam reveals. Going to pull the trigger this Spring on one of these or possibly can be convinced otherwise. Needing only two.
I’m running a Tactacam. I put in on the edge of one of our ponds last week. I performed their FW update yesterday and while I had the camera in hand I compared the number of pictures on the SD card to the number of pictures sent to my phone: 31 pictures on the SD card, 10 on my Reveal app. All this with a “strong” cell signal/full bars. What’s the point in having a cell camera that sends you less than half the pictures? I’m a member of the “Reveal Cell Camera Users” group on Facebook. This problem is rampant on there.


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Old 11-24-2020, 10:07 PM   #17
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I have spypoint. Didn't have any problem until last week when it stopped taking pictures. Their service sucks and won't get back with me.
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Old 11-24-2020, 10:10 PM   #18
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I’m running a Tactacam. I put in on the edge of one of our ponds last week. I performed their FW update yesterday and while I had the camera in hand I compared the number of pictures on the SD card to the number of pictures sent to my phone: 31 pictures on the SD card, 10 on my Reveal app. All this with a “strong” cell signal/full bars. What’s the point in having a cell camera that sends you less than half the pictures? I’m a member of the “Reveal Cell Camera Users” group on Facebook. This problem is rampant on there.


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How can you see how many photos are on the SD card without pulling it? Can you see this through the app somehow?
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Old 11-24-2020, 10:14 PM   #19
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How can you see how many photos are on the SD card without pulling it? Can you see this through the app somehow?

Says he had the camera “in hand”.
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Old 11-24-2020, 10:15 PM   #20
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Says he had the camera “in hand”.
Geeze. That’s embarrassing.
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Old 11-25-2020, 11:56 AM   #21
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Geeze. That’s embarrassing.
One of the cool things about the spartan camera is you can login into the online web portal and see the actual picture number sequences. If there are skips in the number sequences you know the camera is taking pictures that are not getting sent to you. I’m not sure if any other camera allows you to see those picture number sequences w/o having the camera in hand.


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Old 11-25-2020, 12:50 PM   #22
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I've got 3 of the Moultrie Mobiles - 2 of the 7000s and 1 of the 6000 series. One of the 7000 is a bit sensitive but so far no issues with them. Plenty of plans to choose from and battery life if good if you only upload pics maybe twice a day. When I'm down hunting I change it to download immediately and get pics within a minute or 2 of activation. I've quadrupled my hog killing out here now with these things. I've had 2 out since season started and they have the same set of batteries I them and I'm hunting every weekend for the most part. What I like most (besides knowing when pigs are there) is that I know what stand to hunt when I'm down. I don't need to go pull camera cards and leave scent everywhere.
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Old 11-25-2020, 02:00 PM   #23
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I've got a Tactacam that was doing ok now has stopped sending pics. I re-formated the card and still nothing. I'm going to pull it down this weekend and see what I can figure out. It says pics sent so...Hopefully easy fix? Probably just go back to the reliable Brownings.
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Old 11-25-2020, 02:17 PM   #24
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You'll pay more for coverts now but have very few headaches! They are by far the most reliable and ive ran them all!
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Old 11-25-2020, 02:28 PM   #25
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You'll pay more for coverts now but have very few headaches! They are by far the most reliable and ive ran them all!

Have you tried Spartans? I hear the same about them... and both are considered “higher end” cell cams.
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Old 11-25-2020, 04:09 PM   #26
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Have you tried Spartans? I hear the same about them... and both are considered “higher end” cell cams.
I have a two year old covert Black Hawk. I don’t know how much they have improved features wise in the last year or so, but it is no where near my Spartans.


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Old 11-26-2020, 10:37 AM   #27
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I still love my bushnell cams I have 4 of em they work


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