This is a discussion on Game cameras within the Home (And Away From Home) Defense Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; The recent post on game cameras has me thinking....
I have a new outbuilding for tool and equipment storage that I was considering outfitting with ...
July 16th, 2012 10:24 PM
The recent post on game cameras has me thinking....
I have a new outbuilding for tool and equipment storage that I was considering outfitting with an eye. I'm looking at game cameras. Any recommendations? Night shots would be a must. I see they go for $60 to $360. I don't want crap, but I need something decent. Thanks in advance for any advice.
July 17th, 2012 08:58 AM
I have a TASCO that cost about 75 bucks, works pretty well for us. We get a lot of deer photos on it.
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July 17th, 2012 10:25 AM
Primos® TRUTH Cam BLACKOUT™ 7.0/5.0 Megapixel Digital Trail Camera | Bass Pro Shops
This one works very well, currently have 2 in service, no visible flash, images are very good.
July 17th, 2012 01:38 PM
Primos Truth cams are good I have a couple of the 3.5 models and can't complain one bit
July 18th, 2012 10:12 PM
I considered using one for our property. My concern is this, where to conceal it so it won't be detected and either smashed or stolen. Wish they were smaller and less "box" like in shape. I want one that does'nt glow red or flash either. One that can send images to my computer so that even if lost or damaged it would have served its purpose. Video needs to be good enough to get a good ID that can be used to prosecute. Maybe also be able to leave a laptop on with constant feed covering our area of concern. In this case my garage.
July 19th, 2012 08:45 PM
Don't go cheap on a camera. Get one with IR flash, and one that runs on rechargeable batteries - if not, you'll go broke replacing batteries. There are a lot of reasonably priced, smaller units out there, just avoid the junk you get at WalMart (Wildgame). I use Moultre and Bushnell. Both have their pros and cons. Recycle time is an important consideration (time between flashes). Last year we set one up on our deer cabin and finally was able to catch the guy that was stealing items from our camp - it was the nice hunter across the road from us. I've got one mounted on a tree overlooking a bird bath about a foot away - unbelievable candid pictures of birds having a blast!
August 7th, 2012 10:48 PM
Dont bother with the <$75 cameras... you will be wasting your time. Ive had numerous different game cameras over the past 10 years.
Check out a Moultrie M80 ...the black flash model for around $170 online.....standard IR flash M80 runs about $130.
The black flash model is easier to conceal and the IR array lens is black and not clear and shiny like the standard model.
It takes 8AA batteries and with a 4MP sd card it will take 4-5000 pictures and last 6 months time before they need replaced.
August 7th, 2012 10:56 PM
might want to consider a surveillance system, bought a 4 camera system from woot.com for less than 200 with a small light on your building works exception records to a hard drive, easy to install, and can be viewed via your android or apple phone... (bonus can also be upgraded to alarm type system)
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August 11th, 2012 04:09 AM
The price of cameras varies from brand as well as quality you want, so i suggest you to go on some online marketing sites and then short price by quality and brand so that you can find exact matching.
Originally Posted by Yankeejib
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