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#7000627 - 12/18/17 08:34 AM Trail Cam "Locked"
TexFlip Online   content
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Registered: 08/18/12
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I've got a Wildgame innovations camera that says "lock" when the SD card is put in. The card is not in the lock position and I have tried multiple cards and formatted them. I have pushed the "reset" button and removed the batteries over night. Status is the same. Any ideas or trash it. I purchased it new last year but the manufacture date is 2014.

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#7000688 - 12/18/17 09:10 AM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: TexFlip]
06roadglide Offline
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Registered: 12/18/11
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Try a different card. Moultrie do that.

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#7000805 - 12/18/17 10:12 AM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: TexFlip]
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I would try their customer support and see what they say.

Is there a size limit on the cards it will take? Is the card within the limit?

Had a problem with a camera in a similar situation but it would only take a few pictures, found out I had stuck an ancient sd card in it that would only hold that many photos swapped it out with a much larger card and good to go. I have had problems in the past with some older cameras that wouldn't accept a 4 gig card (they were stealth cams though)
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#7000817 - 12/18/17 10:22 AM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: TexFlip]
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I think I spotted your problem. It's a Wildgame Innovations camera. I had one that never worked right from day one. Give up on it and get a Browning.

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#7000833 - 12/18/17 10:33 AM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: TexasKC]
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Originally Posted By: TexasKC
I think I spotted your problem. It's a Wildgame Innovations camera. I had one that never worked right from day one. Give up on it and get a Browning.

That's what I'm thinking. I knew better but midway had them for $30 and I bought 4.

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#7000837 - 12/18/17 10:35 AM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: TexFlip]
crozierk Offline
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Registered: 05/23/16
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Cant vouch for all wild game cams, but I have two of the cloak 12 or whatever (about 70 bucks, comes with an SD card) and I havent had any problems with them yet other than the first time I tried to change the SD cards. Did it wrong and it didnt take any pics, but once I figured out theyve been fine. Havent tried anything other than the SD cards they came with.

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#7001901 - 12/18/17 10:23 PM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: TexFlip]
JMalin Offline
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There’s a little sliding tab on the side of the SD card that needs to be adjusted back to the “unlocked” position.

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#7001984 - 12/19/17 01:35 AM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: JMalin]
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Originally Posted By: JMalin
There’s a little sliding tab on the side of the SD card that needs to be adjusted back to the “unlocked” position.


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#7002119 - 12/19/17 07:42 AM Re: Trail Cam "Locked" [Re: hetman]
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Originally Posted By: hetman
Originally Posted By: JMalin
There’s a little sliding tab on the side of the SD card that needs to be adjusted back to the “unlocked” position.


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Guess y'all didn't bother to read the OP.

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