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Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera Driver
Cuddeback Ambush IR
I've owned two of these cameras, purchasing them both in the United States on hunting trips in Maine. Although they have replaced this model with a new one just out this fall, you can still find lots of existing stock out there so we think it still has a need to be reviewed.
One thing to let you know is that Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera are passionate and obsessed with trail cameras, almost as much as we are with hunting and fishing. Each member of our family delights in pouring over the pictures each day, no matter what the season. We have literally thousands of pictures from the past decade and think enough of then to back them up on the cloud so as to never risk losing them.
Many an evening at the camp is spent looking over the pictures both for scouting purpose and just for reminiscing. With that in mind, let's get right into the review.
Right out of the box, the Ambush IR feels like a solid product. It is about average size and weight for a trail camera, and is shaped and coloured like a tree.
This would be to help conceal it, as well as to make it look unique. Other companies are also trying this but to be honest we don't Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera it helps. In my experience, the animals know the cams are there regardless of what they look like. They hear them click no matter what model as they take pictures and are not fooled no matter how "natural" they pattern them.
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People also can quickly pick them out since it creates a pretty big profile on the tree at a level generally easy to see. The package comes with Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera strap for attaching it to the tree. It seems to work well, but in all cases we recommend a lock box. The lock boxes stop hungry bears and prevent crimes of opportunity.
The Trigger Speed is where Cuddeback makes their name.
One thing we noted, was that daytime pictures are beautiful. Nighttime pictures were less impressive, as we touch on below in more detail. Infrared, Ft Range In the field: We pointed the Ambush IR a number of ways and were unable to achieve triggering at anywhere near that distance.
This is not uncommon, as most manufacturers claim a range closer to 40 feet, something more easily attainable. The Ambush IR does allow you to record videos, both daytime and night with durations of 10,20, or 30 seconds.
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However, unlike some other models, the videos you record with this camera do not include sound. Another place where the Ambush IR truly shines is the incredible recovery speed. With a camera delay set as low as 5 seconds, the amount of pictures you take is truly up to Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera.
You don't want to get a picture of a doe and miss the picture of a trailing buck Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera the camera takes two minutes to write and recover. This is not a claim we can dispute, as we had the camera in the woods taking literally hundreds of pictures a week for months at a time between replacing Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera. We could get through our entire NB bear season of two months on a single set of alkaline batteries.
Cuddeback Ambush IR Camera World Thoughts Positives: Reported to be a quarter of a second, they claim to be the fastest trigger on the market and we will not dispute their claim. If you are looking to scout animals that sometimes are on the move quickly you will be thankful for this feature. Regardless of how close the animal is to the camera, you won't get any pictures that are blank or capture its hindquarters as it has gotten out of the field of view. And their technical support seems excellent as both myself and a friend called them for assistance which was resolved through the firmware updates.
The setup is incredibly easy with only two buttons and a simple dial to change modes. The picture quality is the best of any camera we have tested in the daylight. The night pictures are good but not excellent.