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Old 07-05-2020, 02:58 AM   #1
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After many frustrating days messing with my moultrie cell camera Iím throwing the towel.

I order two of these ( modems ) from Spypoint. According to them you can transform any non cell camera to a cell camera. My place is 4.5 hours drive so I need something more reliable. I just purchased this land so I literally had to cut my left hand so funds are low I couldnít afford two of the actual cell cameras and these cost 59 each.

Anyone using them I couldnít really find a actual field review other than marketing reviews.
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Old 07-05-2020, 07:07 PM   #2
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Old 07-05-2020, 08:13 PM   #3
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Oh boy for $59 its worth a go. How much for the cell plan though?
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Old 07-05-2020, 08:34 PM   #4
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Oh boy for $59 its worth a go. How much for the cell plan though?

For my regular spypoint itís $15 a month for unlimited or $100 for a year. You can buy less photos for less. I assume itís the same.


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Old 07-06-2020, 09:49 AM   #5
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I have the Spypoint Link Micro and it works good enough for me. Curious to see how the adapter works - I would think it would be a tight fit on the cord when closing the door with my Brownings.
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Old 07-15-2020, 04:04 AM   #6
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After many frustrating days messing with my moultrie cell camera Iím throwing the towel.



I order two of these ( modems ) from Spypoint. According to them you can transform any non cell camera to a cell camera. My place is 4.5 hours drive so I need something more reliable. I just purchased this land so I literally had to cut my left hand so funds are low I couldnít afford two of the actual cell cameras and these cost 59 each.



Anyone using them I couldnít really find a actual field review other than marketing reviews.
I may be interested in the moultrie cell cams if you're getting rid of them. They work good at our place

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Old 07-15-2020, 05:28 AM   #7
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Another SpyPoint post. LOL!

I predict 75% bad - 25% good.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:16 PM   #8
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Just an update. My place is about 25 miles S of Eden with minimum AT&T signal. The modems work like a charm.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:22 PM   #9
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I may be interested in the moultrie cell cams if you're getting rid of them. They work good at our place

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Moultrie has new plans too.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:49 PM   #10
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Moultrie has new plans too.
Yeah they are a lot better too! Saved me some money

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Old 07-20-2020, 08:00 PM   #11
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I bought one from a TBHer but didn't realize it was the Verizon model. It worked with only one bar of signal off my Bushnell Trophy Cams. Have the AT&T one on order so it should work better since that's the best coverage in Nac.
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Old 07-22-2020, 11:58 PM   #12
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Curious of the picture quality is determined by the camera or the modem. Any got any pics from one of these modems on a camera known for great pics?
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Old 07-23-2020, 07:40 AM   #13
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Bought one yesterday. Have it setup at house for couple days to test everything out. Was pretty easy to setup. Using a Browning Strikeforce HD850 Camera. Going to setup outside today and get some pics to check quality of them.
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Old 07-23-2020, 07:54 AM   #14
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Bought one yesterday. Have it setup at house for couple days to test everything out. Was pretty easy to setup. Using a Browning Strikeforce HD850 Camera. Going to setup outside today and get some pics to check quality of them.
Please update with day and night pics if you can
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Old 07-26-2020, 02:01 PM   #15
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So far internet reviews have been mixed but I decided to gamble with $59 and give it a try. I usually get 2 or 3 out of 4 bars in the spot I want to use it - we’ll see if that will be enough
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Old 07-26-2020, 02:09 PM   #16
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I hooked one up to a Cabela's ultimate Gen 2 camera. It definitely does not work with it. I moved it over to a older model Moultrie camera and instant success. It has been sending great pictures for 2 weeks now. I will be ordering 2 more.
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Old 07-26-2020, 02:11 PM   #17
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I hooked one up to a Cabela's ultimate Gen 2 camera. It definitely does not work with it. I moved it over to a older model Moultrie camera and instant success. It has been sending great pictures for 2 weeks now. I will be ordering 2 more.
How strong is your cell signal in that spot?
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Old 07-26-2020, 02:59 PM   #18
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I have 3 Link Darks that send pics straight to my phone. I’ve been using the almost 2 years with no issues at all. Mine are through AT&T.
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Old 07-28-2020, 02:12 PM   #19
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How strong is your cell signal in that spot?
2-3 bars. Cell signal was not the problem. That camera will not communicate with the cell link for some reason. I tried it at home with 5 bars and no luck as well.
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Old 07-28-2020, 02:41 PM   #20
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I have 3 Link Darks that send pics straight to my phone. Iíve been using the almost 2 years with no issues at all. Mine are through AT&T.
Same-Same
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Old 07-28-2020, 02:57 PM   #21
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New Spypoint App came online today for IOS. So far I like it.
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Old 07-28-2020, 04:19 PM   #22
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New Spypoint App came online today for IOS. So far I like it.

Is it just me or do the photos seem higher quality? I like it too.


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Old 08-01-2020, 12:46 PM   #23
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Well I got it working- at home anyway. Usually get 3-4 bars at the lease so hereís hoping. I mounted it in a junction box for a little sun/rain protection




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Old 08-01-2020, 01:54 PM   #24
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I installed one at my place in Anderson county last week and so far it seems to be working well. Pics aren’t great quality but good enough for what I want it for. Also I will note that I have almost zero service with Att at my place and the cell link has 90 percent signal
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Old 08-01-2020, 02:44 PM   #25
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Tagging for later. I'll want a cell cam on the next place...
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Old 08-01-2020, 03:59 PM   #26
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I am running 2 now. They are working great. Only getting 3 bars service but pics coming across fine.
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Old 08-01-2020, 05:40 PM   #27
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Put quality batteries in it. Eats cheap batteries quick. If you can, mount it on a T-post. Coons kept moving the antenna on mine and I kept losing signal, when I had it mounted on a tree. On a T-post, they never messed with it again. There is an solar panel that can be plugged into the camera, but I never looked into it though.
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Old 08-01-2020, 06:03 PM   #28
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My spypoint camera was a failure last year. I had an old moultrie running next to it taking plenty of game pictures and the spypoint sent me two pics a day of nothing.

For whatever its worth, I did upgrade to the latest firmware before I put it in the field.

Like so many others I read feedback from, I had no luck trying to contact their technical support. Maybe if I did not work for a living and wanted to sit on hold for a couple hours it would have worked out but I'd rather just take my business elsewhere.

Needless to say I cannot recommend their products.
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