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Old 11-05-2019, 04:31 PM   #1
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So Iím really getting into these cell phone cams. They make scouting and staying out of a specific area so much easier. What is the best one out there and why without spending too much money.
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Old 11-06-2019, 03:07 PM   #2
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I have the SPYPOINT Micro.

It works off any smart phone or pad thru a downloaded app.

No cell service additions needed, but they offer 3 packages with the most expensive being $10 a month for unlimited pics.

1 month is unlimited free. Then the first 100 pics are free without a package.

Great deal. Lotsa fun


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Old 11-07-2019, 11:26 AM   #3
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Covert
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Old 11-07-2019, 11:44 AM   #4
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Reconyx if you want to drop the coin.
Spartan if you want to save a little.
We are running 18 Spartan and have had great luck with them. Very user friendly app and set up.
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Old 11-07-2019, 11:50 AM   #5
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Covert

Search function is your friend. Lots of good threads.
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Old 11-07-2019, 02:29 PM   #6
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I'm running 11 Coverts and I love them.
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Old 11-07-2019, 02:50 PM   #7
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Covert had some issues not long ago. Was a long thread about it. Have they gotten the bugs fixed
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Old 11-07-2019, 03:03 PM   #8
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I have a spypoint and a spartan. I like the spartan better than the spypoint but the new cuddeback has got my attention
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Old 11-07-2019, 03:04 PM   #9
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Lots of Covert votes. So which Covert cam would you buy, if buying one today?
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Old 11-07-2019, 03:06 PM   #10
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Lots of Covert votes. So which Covert cam would you buy, if buying one today?
Covert Blackhawk

$285 on EBay right now

I’m waiting for another Ebay coupon code like they did last year around this time and will buy more.

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Old 11-07-2019, 03:07 PM   #11
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I have 11 Covert Blackhawks and I love them.
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Old 11-07-2019, 03:18 PM   #12
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I have 8 Spartans, and that’s what I would buy again if starting over.
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Old 11-07-2019, 04:35 PM   #13
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Lots of Covert votes. So which Covert cam would you buy, if buying one today?
I have 5 Coverts and run 4 SPartans

Love them both and won't use anything else

Covert or SPartan LTE can both be found under $300
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Old 11-08-2019, 12:22 PM   #14
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Ok so covert or spartan. Let’s narrow it down to one winner.
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Old 11-08-2019, 03:08 PM   #15
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Coverts are great when working but I've had so many problems this fall it's ridiculous.

current problem is that they (brand new cams and solar panels) are dying. I don't know if it's the rechargeable batteries, the solar panels, or the cameras, but they are giving me heck. Going to be a very expensive problem if I can't get them working.

I'm anxious to try one of the new Browning cell cams.
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:12 PM   #16
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I have a spypoint that has worked for ALMOST a whole year. Put it out at the lease this year and it started acting up. Long story short, I called them and they sent me a new one. Got the new one last week and did the firmware update. It never sent me a pic and they say its dead also. Had to send them both in and they are taking their sweet time getting me another one. They told my wife it could be up to 10 business days. I am highly ****** and will be looking for another camera to put out this week.

I am looking hard at the Moultrie XA7000i right now. Very affordable and will do the job I need it to
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:42 PM   #17
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I have a spypoint that has worked for ALMOST a whole year. Put it out at the lease this year and it started acting up. Long story short, I called them and they sent me a new one. Got the new one last week and did the firmware update. It never sent me a pic and they say its dead also. Had to send them both in and they are taking their sweet time getting me another one. They told my wife it could be up to 10 business days. I am highly ****** and will be looking for another camera to put out this week.

I am looking hard at the Moultrie XA7000i right now. Very affordable and will do the job I need it to

I would steer clear of the moultrie until they get a few years under their belt. I bought one in august and by September i had returned it and got the spypoint. They could never get the motion function working right and i was burning through about 5000 pics in 3 days eating up my subscription. After about 3 days they would renew my subscription but it would just do it again. Even sent me a new one and did same thing. I had sensitivity turned to low and still wouldnít help. They couldnít figure it out.
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Old 11-15-2019, 02:20 PM   #18
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Coverts are great when working but I've had so many problems this fall it's ridiculous.

current problem is that they (brand new cams and solar panels) are dying. I don't know if it's the rechargeable batteries, the solar panels, or the cameras, but they are giving me heck. Going to be a very expensive problem if I can't get them working.

I'm anxious to try one of the new Browning cell cams.
Noticed mine also dropping down to 5 or 6 during the night when i get alot of pics and charging back to 10 during the day.
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Old 11-15-2019, 08:32 PM   #19
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Iíve read several threads on here about cell cams. It sounds like the best option is to throw darts and roll with it.

They all have a mix of good/bad reviews imo. Iím probably going to choose the one with the best service/data plan imo.


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Old 11-15-2019, 11:19 PM   #20
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I have a spypoint that has worked for ALMOST a whole year. Put it out at the lease this year and it started acting up. Long story short, I called them and they sent me a new one. Got the new one last week and did the firmware update. It never sent me a pic and they say its dead also. Had to send them both in and they are taking their sweet time getting me another one. They told my wife it could be up to 10 business days. I am highly ****** and will be looking for another camera to put out this week.

I am looking hard at the Moultrie XA7000i right now. Very affordable and will do the job I need it to
We've got 2 moultrie cell cams running without a hitch. I absolutely love them. I've had very very few empty pics and the distance it will trigger when critters walk by is crazy. As long as there isnt a limb or broom weed right in front of them we havent had an issue.

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Old 11-15-2019, 11:48 PM   #21
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covert blackhawk it is. I need 6
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