Are you into wildlife monitoring or hunting? Do you need to keep an eye on your farm against trespassers or wild animals? Do you need surveillance for your home security? Then what you just need might be a Campark T80 trail camera. This professional game camera with easy-to-use WIFI function is as good as a trail camera gets. Read on our Campark T80 review and learn all you need to know about this unit.
Campark T80 has a built-in WIFI function. In order to be able to use it, you need to download its application to your smartphone. Then you can use the WIFI on your phone to connect with the camera. Unfortunately, you cannot use your home WIFI with it, you need to connect it to your smartphone. This camera cannot send pictures automatically over WIFI. When you want to send or receive pictures, you need to connect to the camera through their app and pull the pictures. Thus, you cannot configure the device to send you automatic alerts when motion is detected. You will have to check what has been captured manually.
Once you are set, you can adjust the camera position, adjust all your camera settings, manage your files and check your photos and videos from your phone. There is also a remote control provided with the camera for the same purposes but it works only in a limited range. The WIFI connectivity range is satisfactory, about up to 80’ and the download speed is quite impressive, it is about 1-3M/S.
Image & Video Quality
Campark T80 game camera can capture photos with 20MP resolution. Also, it can record videos of 1296P resolution. This means that you can take vivid photos and videos with this unit. If you want to observe wildlife in detail or want to be able to see all the intruders in your property clearly, these resolutions will serve you right. Plus, all video recordings are with sound.
On the other hand, you may choose to capture photos or videos with lower resolutions. You can decrease the resolution from the settings menu when you want to save from recording space or when you believe lower resolutions will work just fine for you. Your options will be 20MP, 16MP, 12MP, 8MP or 5MP for the photos and 1296P (1728×1296,30fps) or 1080P (1920×1080,30fps) for the videos. The video length can be 10-60seconds or 1-3 minutes.
Detection Circuit & Trigger Speed
Campark T80 trail camera features a low glow IR flash with 36pc 850nm infrared LEDs. It has a detection rage of 65ft and can produce detailed black and white night vision images. Consequently, you will not miss anything even in the dark.
It is a wide-angle camera and its detection zones are as follows: Central sensor zone:50°, side sensor zone: 30° each, total sensor angle zone:120°. The trigger speed is as low as 0.3s and the recovery time for Campark T80 is about 10s. It means that you get a 10-second delay from the time the camera first detects movement until it starts recording.
Campark T80 outdoor game camera features a time stamp on photos and videos including date, moon phase, and temperature. You can remove this timestamp from the settings menu if you wish. Moreover, it features a timer that you can set for specific time intervals. In addition, there is the real-time replay function as well as some different modes including the hybrid mode and the time-lapse mode.
You can zoom in or out videos or pictures
Design & Accessories
Campark T80 trail camera has a sturdy case in camouflage. The case is IP66 waterproof which means that it is highly resistant to rain and dust damage. It is so resistant that one can use it even in a rainforest or in the desert. Similarly, it can outstand temperatures in the range of -68°F and 140°F.
This trail camera features a 2.3″ color TFT LCD screen with which you can comfortably view all your recordings.
Campark T80 comes with the following accessories;
- Threaded tripod –To mount the camera on it to make it stand.
- USB cable – To connect your camera to your computer, etc.
- Remote control – To control your camera settings and send images from a distance.
- Mounting belt – To mount the camera on a tree etc.
- User manual – Includes all the details on how to use the camera and its features.
Campark T80 is a battery-operated game camera. For maximum battery life, it is recommended that you use 8 x 1.5V Alkaline AA LR6 batteries. The batteries can last 4 to 5 months in standby mode, which is a pretty good length of time. However, battery life relies heavily on weather conditions and how often you tamper with the camera settings or send images. No batteries are included in the package, you will have to purchase them separately.
In case you want to have infinite power, you can use a solar panel to energize your trail camera. Campark T80 is compatible with a solar panel. The voltage output is 6V.
Storage Options & Warranty
Campark T80 trail camera is compatible with SD cards up to 32GB. A class 10 SD card is recommended. Your images and videos will be stored in this SD card and you will need an SD card reader to be able to transfer them to your computer. The SD card is also not included in the package, it has to be purchased separately.
When it comes to aftersales benefits, Campark service team provides professional after-sale services. You will have 30 days no reason money-back guarantee and 1-year limited warranty.
Campark T80 wireless trail camera is a very competitive device overall. One thing customers have complained about is the inadequacy of the instructions on the user’s manual. They had difficulty to set it up and figure out how to send pictures by using WIFI and they blame it on the poor instructions.