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Re: Game cameras
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Newsgroup: rec.hunting
Posted by:
2009-02-12 20:27:42

On Feb 12, 2:10=A0pm, Steve wrote:
> On Feb 11, 3:53=A0pm, buck...@HOTMAIL.COM wrote:
>
> > My question is what do you recommend?
> > I had a Moultrie I40 which crapped out after 16 months of intermittent
> > use. Actual service about 5 months. It wasn't abused and when shipped
> > to the factory, Moultrie returned it as "unrepairable". When pressed
> > on the issue they indicated that any camera returned to them under
> > warranty was simply relaced, out of warranty was "unrepairable". For
> > what it's worth the camera would turn on but would no longer switch
> > into photo mode.This occurred after switching SD cards.
> > Not being anxious to throw away more money on Moultrie I'm open to
> > suggestions for quality and reliability.
>
> I had the very same camera and it crapped out after only about 8
> months of very intermittant use. =A0The IR flash quit working. =A0When I
> called to get it serviced, the technician said that was the first time
> he'd heard of that problem... =A0Ya right... =A0Anyway I got a new camera
> out of it as the one I sent in was "unrepairable." =A0The main thing I
> don't like about this camera is it is very hard to get your fingers
> into the SD slot area to get the SD card OUT. =A0So I have to use a set
> of tweezers to get the SD card out. =A0I don't think I would get another
> Moultrie.....
> Steve

Yeah that was one of the things I didn't like as well. A very tricky
job in cold weather, hoping you don't drop the SD card in the snow.
I have the Moultrie viewer (prior to SD card) and a a 12v power panel
as well. Anyone know if the power panel will work with other cameras?

 

 

 

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