Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera

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Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera is an advanced version of the original Covert Special Ops Code Black Camera that has added the feature of 3G performance and improved battery life. The powerful signal of 3G along with the option to text and email clicked photos is a very nice feature and comes handy to the hunters and wildlife photographers as well as for home security. An activated sim card of AT&T is required to send pictures via email and cell phones. It has 60 LED lights that are undetectable and has a flash range of 60 feet.

Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera is loaded with many features. The camera has a maximum of 8MP resolution. The camera has multiple resolutions to choose from such as 2MP, 5MP and 8MP. Features such as the 2inch color viewer, MMS wireless ability, 3 adjustable sensitivity levels, time lapse mode, 32GB SD card capacity and 2phase timer switch etc are the highlights of this trail camera. The camera also has moon/date/time/temperature stamp option that is very handy and useful for the users. The Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera is comfortable in both wildlife and home security environment.

Quick facts

    Trigger Speed: 1.2 s

    Recovery time: 52 s

    Detection Range: 90 feet

    Flash Range:  60 feet

    Batteries: 12 AA batteries.

    Dimensions:  5.5 x 4 x 3 inches

    Overall rating: 4.2/5

The Covert line also includes the popular Covert Mp8 Mossy Oak and the Covert Scouting MP-E5 Infrared Trail Camera.

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Detection Circuit

The detection circuit of the Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera is good as it can detect an animal or an intruder from 90 feet away. While the detection range is 90 feet the flash range is just 60 feet which are still impressive. The camera can be said to be capable of covering a large area.

Trigger Speed

Trigger speed of Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Cameras is not very quick and can take up to 1.2 seconds for the camera to capture the picture. Recovery time is very slow and can range from 52 seconds to 77 seconds. The speed of the camera depends on a lot upon the 3G network. The camera may hang sometimes and stop while clicking the picture which is a huge drawback.

Picture Quality

Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera has a good camera and can give you good daytime pictures. The picture quality is commendable with vivid colors. As soon as the pictures are clicked you get it mailed to your email address which is a very nice feature. You can access the pictures while sitting in your house and no need to physically access the camera. Camera resolution is 640×480. As the flash range is up to 60 feet, night pictures are clear when the animal is within the range. The camera is capable of adapting to different environment and light conditions.

Battery and Power Options

If we talk about the battery life it can be said that this camera has a good battery lie. It uses 12AA batteries to run but has a long life which should not trouble the user very often. Ni-MH batteries do not perform very well with this camera and hence recommended not to be used. Battery life is good during daytime as well as night time. During daytime when the sun is shining bright, you can use HCO 6 volt solar charger to keep the batteries powered up.

Pros

The instant email feature of the camera is incredible and must be applauded for. You can receive the clicked picture on your phone as well as via email. Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera is decorated with 60 invisible Led lights with the flash range of up to 60 feet which makes the pictures clear and crisp without alerting the animal in the detection zone You can choose and set up the resolution from 3MP, 5MP and 8MP as per your need. Customization option is good.

Detection zone covers up to 90 feet which is very good coverage for a trail camera. The camera supports the memory of up to 32 GB which helps you store lots of pictures without thinking of changing the SD card every now and then. The 2-inch view screen is also an added feature that puts the user at ease. 

Cons

One of the major drawbacks of the Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail cameras is its recovery speed. The camera can take from 52 to 77 seconds to recover which is a good amount of time during which the game can trail away easily. Another downside of the camera is its trigger speed. With a trigger speed of 1.2 seconds, this camera falls under a lot of average cameras in the market. One major issue of the Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera is that it may stop working while clicking a picture making the whole operation stop immediately causing a huge headache for its user. 

Ease of Use

The camera design is good and does not have many flaws to point at. The use of Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera may cause its users to feel the pain in their heart due to low-level programming. You may have to keep on pressing the buttons in order to get the desired command get executed. If you wish to activate this camera you will have to have an AT&T sim card. Not many features can be noticed as being added to the camera and it looks like its previous model in terms of programming.

Summary

Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail Camera is a good camera with its own shortfalls and benefits. Benefits such as remote access and wireless access of pictures via email are good options to look forward to. Multiple customizations in terms of sensitiveness and resolution give options to the user to choose from. Good detection range and decent flash range adds to the pros of the camera.

While the camera might have some flaws like dependence AT&T for activation and slow trigger time it has ample of features as well. Now the user needs to decide if they wish to opt for the camera or not. In the year 2012 Covert Special Ops Code Black 3G Cellular Trail cameras were the best buy and provided good value for money. The design is sophisticated and the camera can hide easily in wild surroundings.

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