Apeman 12MP update

Discussion in 'Trail Camera's and Trail Cam Photos' started by elk yinzer, Apr 9, 2018.

  1. elk yinzer

    elk yinzer Member

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    Well @bowhunter15 youtube review several months back sold me one of these and I picked it up yesterday after a good 4 month soak. Just thought I would throw in some of my thoughts.

    My biggest concern, the demise of most cameras, the gaskets seem to have crapped out already. The internal viewer, lens, and LEDs were all fogged up. And it hasn't been all that wet lately. I assume this to have caused the camera to take zero photos after February 1, until, oddly, it took photos of me going to check it yesterday. And those photos were slightly foggy but not as bad as I thought. Not sure what to make of that, this is big woods but certainly in the course of those two months something would have passed through.

    Anybody else besides Garrett pick one of these up? How are yours doing?

    Photos are ok, nothing special. The fisheye lens is nice if you are in really tight quarters but makes those 25-30 foot range tough. I got a few mature survivors in a new spot near buck bedding, so pretty pumped about that. Seems this chinacam is probably a bit too good to be true, as I expected.
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  2. bowhunter15

    bowhunter15 Well-Known Member

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    I will upload an update video later this spring. Mine is still working fine, but if you're cool with it I can share your pictures and experience in the video. Best guess is that it's a QC issue.

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  3. elk yinzer

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    Good stuff, yeah I have no problem if you want to share my experiences. I appreciate you doing an update w/r/t durability. I certainly don't blame your initial review, I knew going in it was speculative seeing if the $80 Chinacam with good specs would work out. And it does seem most of the trailcams out there are prone to QC issues. Although I tend to be lazy and just throw junk in the round file, I guess I should follow up with these folks and see how their CS is in dealing with it.

    Here's another good one I got...this was a one time thing appears to maybe be a software issue of sorts?
     

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