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Cellular booster for trail cam #7700864 12/28/19 11:49 PM
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Installed a SPYPOINT S camera. Cellular signal is in and out. Been looking online at the Skypoint cellular boosters. Not many reviews to go by so I thought I’d ask here.



Re: Cellular booster for trail cam [Re: BlackSnake] #7700927 12/29/19 12:42 AM
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Get a trucker cell antenna for your network. That worked really well for me and I went from no signal to solid 3 bars on the camera. You will need a adapter to connect the antenna to the camera, but that’s a cheap product. Call spypoint and they will tell you what size you need, I can not remember.

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Going back through some old forums about this topic, I remember a guy posting some information about
cell boosters and adapters. This is what I remember: (just copy and paste these items into your browser)

https://www.amazon.com/Bingfu-Water...mp;psc=1&refRID=VFNMXFCDGGY2YHEEHWT7

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CVQ3XLY/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2PXC5AB6J60IH&psc=1

Hope this helps.

I had the Spypoint Micro and had lots of problems with it like others have posted. The customer Service is awful. We gave up on it.
I hope you have better luck.

Re: Cellular booster for trail cam [Re: BlackSnake] #7702753 12/31/19 03:50 AM
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https://www.amazon.com/StyleZ-RP-SM...1577764169&s=electronics&sr=1-10

I bought something like this and used the original antenna. I went from no service to 3 bars by running the antenna up a tree. Spypoint Link Evo here.

Re: Cellular booster for trail cam [Re: BlackSnake] #7705553 01/02/20 05:37 PM
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I appreciate your input. I went ahead and purchased the skypoint antenna. I have joined two sticks of pvc to make 15 feet. I will slip that over a t post for stability. Wish me luck.



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Good luck... I tried that with PVC conduit and when it got hot outside it just slowly bent on over. I switch to Cuddeback's CuddleLink system where the cameras are down low and the Cell unit is up high on a rise.

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Re: Cellular booster for trail cam [Re: BlackSnake] #7710873 01/07/20 09:49 PM
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I just bought the Amazon antenna linked above with the 10' cable and also got the adapter someone said was needed. I'll be installing it this weekend in a 1 bar area and will report back how it does. I'll try the stock antenna first. I'm thinking I will mount the extended antenna on a 10' peice of PVC conduit and zip tie it to the small cedar my cam will be on.

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Good info. Interested to see how they work




Re: Cellular booster for trail cam [Re: BlackSnake] #7726703 01/23/20 10:16 PM
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I can report that the Amazon antenna linked above with the 10' cable worked for me. I knew the one bar signal came and went where I put the camera, and sure enough the camera never connected. After installing the antenna it worked fine. I used a 9' peice of 1" pvc and zip tied it to the tree. I bought but didn't need the adapters also linked above.

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