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#5412370 - 11/10/14 10:20 PM How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......???
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I have mine set for 50 second intervals with 3 picture bursts. Racked up 3600 pics on one camera in 8 days between Nov 4th and Nov 11th. Only four didn't have critters in them. That was a lot of pictures to go through.

How do y'all have your cameras set up?
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#5412420 - 11/10/14 10:45 PM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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60 second intervals with 2 photo burst. Also program them not take pictures outside legal shooting hours as I can't shoot during those times anyways.
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#5412426 - 11/10/14 10:47 PM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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At a feeder, 1 minute interval with 1 picture. On a game trail, 30 seconds at 3 picture burst. On a field edge, 1 minute interval with 3 picture burst.
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#5412565 - 11/11/14 01:20 AM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: txshntr]
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Originally Posted By: txshntr
At a feeder, 1 minute interval with 1 picture. On a game trail, 30 seconds at 3 picture burst. On a field edge, 1 minute interval with 3 picture burst.
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#5412598 - 11/11/14 05:02 AM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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45 seconds and 1 pic on trail, water trough or feeder if the camera will let me program in my own delay time. If not then the slowest preset factory time. On a scrape I use 30 seconds 3 shot burst.
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#5412679 - 11/11/14 06:48 AM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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I'm very late to the trail cam party; just started playing with one I bought for a trip. I have learned right off that if you go with the "Auto", "medium", "good compromise", or default settings, you can't keep batteries in them. (Plus you're gonna have a ton of meaningless pics to go through.)
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#5413223 - 11/11/14 11:05 AM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: txshntr]
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Originally Posted By: txshntr
At a feeder, 1 minute interval with 1 picture. On a game trail, 30 seconds at 3 picture burst. On a field edge, 1 minute interval with 3 picture burst.


This is about what I do. I then check pictures and if I feel I need to adjust I go from there.
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#5413234 - 11/11/14 11:07 AM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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If on a trail I use more frequent setting like 2-3 shot burst every min or 30 sec.

At feeders I set them for less frequent like every 5-15 minutes(this does miss a lot of deer because some don't even hang around long but it catches enough to keep up with some of them)
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#5413340 - 11/11/14 11:45 AM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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single pic with 5 min delay. I know I miss some but I'm trying to pattern movement as much as see what's there.
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#5413383 - 11/11/14 12:06 PM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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Both of mine are set up one photo each minute
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#5413437 - 11/11/14 12:42 PM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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Only have one cam, set up to take one pic every 5 minutes.
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#5413561 - 11/11/14 01:52 PM Re: How Do You Program Your Trail Cams.......??? [Re: Tbar]
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was one minute in September and went back to check 3 weeks later, 6 cameras had thousands on pictures. Now set on 5 minutes at feeder.
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