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Old 06-15-2021, 10:47 AM   #1
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Looking into getting a cell game camera and was looking for opinions on Spypoint S-LTE. Anybody have any experience with this model?
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Old 06-15-2021, 10:50 AM   #2
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in for answers on this. I have not had good luck with any spypoint product (customer service was awful), and my bushnell aggressor wireless has been hit or miss. the refurb one i was sent when the first one had issues has been working for a couple years steady now (knock on wood).
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Old 06-15-2021, 10:59 AM   #3
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I was reading reviews about them having water leak issues, wonder if a security housing would help.
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Old 06-15-2021, 11:13 AM   #4
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I can't speak to the model you are asking about but a year ago we bought 5 SPYPOINT Cell links to convert existing cameras to cellular. Two of them are still working great, the other three we sent back multiple times and finally gave up. We have one Spartan which has worked flawlessly but being a tightwad I decided to try a Tactacam Reveal X for about $135 vs the Spartan for $350-400. I may be guilty of being "pennywise but pound foolish" but they have gotten good reviews - several threads here on them. Problem is they don't seem to be available anywhere - I'm on the email waiting list at 3 different online retailers.
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Old 06-15-2021, 02:18 PM   #5
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I’ve been running Wildlife Innovations cameras and seems I have to replace 1 or two a year either by malfunction or ant getting inside and shorting them out. I believe I’ll roll the dice and give Spypoint a try. It fits my budget and has a two year warranty.
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Old 06-15-2021, 02:21 PM   #6
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I've got 2 tactacams out for over a year that I paid $99 for. No issues at all. Unlimited data for $13 for first camera and $11 for second or all others per month....
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Old 06-15-2021, 02:27 PM   #7
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I've got 2 tactacams out for over a year that I paid $99 for. No issues at all. Unlimited data for $13 for first camera and $11 for second or all others per month....
X2 weíve had good luck with the few we have running
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Old 06-15-2021, 03:04 PM   #8
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I can't speak to the model you are asking about but a year ago we bought 5 SPYPOINT Cell links to convert existing cameras to cellular. Two of them are still working great, the other three we sent back multiple times and finally gave up. We have one Spartan which has worked flawlessly but being a tightwad I decided to try a Tactacam Reveal X for about $135 vs the Spartan for $350-400. I may be guilty of being "pennywise but pound foolish" but they have gotten good reviews - several threads here on them. Problem is they don't seem to be available anywhere - I'm on the email waiting list at 3 different online retailers.


I cant find them anywhere either in stock
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Old 06-15-2021, 03:11 PM   #9
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We love our Covert
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Old 06-15-2021, 04:48 PM   #10
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Spartan is about as good as it gets.


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Old 06-15-2021, 07:36 PM   #11
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Spartan great cameras if money isn't an issue
thehuntersightstore.com sale price in camera description

Tactacam great for budget buy
I think the new Moultrie Deltas are going to be better than the tactacams but just a gut feel
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Old 06-15-2021, 07:42 PM   #12
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Another vote for Covert.
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Old 06-15-2021, 07:54 PM   #13
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RECONYX, we have nine running with solar panels and haven’t had to do anything to them in almost 2 years. Looks like I’ll have to swap SD cards soon as they are almost full other than that not a single issue. Warranty can’t be beat also!
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Old 06-15-2021, 08:01 PM   #14
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I just ordered online a covert 2021 LTE code black. Can’t wait to try it out.
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Old 06-17-2021, 09:03 AM   #15
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Finally found the Tactacam Reveal X in stock (verizon). does anybody have reviews of this one/service/app? all the reviews are 4/5 star which has me skeptical that they arent legit.

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Old 06-17-2021, 04:23 PM   #16
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Finally found the Tactacam Reveal X in stock (verizon). does anybody have reviews of this one/service/app? all the reviews are 4/5 star which has me skeptical that they arent legit.

thanks

They are great cams for the money. My only complaint is that it seems prone to condensation. Spray the lens with rain-x. Had one out last year and it was addicting.

Have 4 of the new reveal x's going out this season. Hopefully my marriage survives it!
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Old 07-28-2021, 05:07 PM   #17
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Well so far so good. Camera is working like it should.
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Old 07-28-2021, 05:09 PM   #18
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Unable to upload any photos.☹️
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Old 08-27-2021, 07:46 PM   #19
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my Delta was a piece of junk. Bought a couple stealth cams that work flawlessly.
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Old 08-30-2021, 02:09 PM   #20
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Have a couple moultries out right now and quality is good in photos. Havenít had any issues in the past year


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Old 09-07-2021, 11:11 PM   #21
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Had a few SPYPOINT cams out last season and didnít do very well. Kept having software issues and would spaz out and takes 100s of pics until batteries would die. Will be trying out Tactacams.
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