Moultrie A5 Low Glow Trail Camera

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Pros

  • It’s inexpensive
  • It has great trigger speed
  • The battery life is excellent

Cons

  • You would need rechargeable batteries
  • The batteries is hard to install
  • Images are low quality

The Moultrie A5 is a glow game camera with 5 megapixels. This is available widely at most of the outdoor stores. But is this really necessary? Is this worth your money? If you are really interested in hunting, then this is worth purchasing.

This has a camera trigger of 1.16 seconds which is pretty good for fast animals but sadly this camera is also a bit lag in getting ready to take the next shot, it takes around 60 seconds to take the next one which is honestly a bit longer than what we would want.

This also has an extra wide detection circuit which isn’t really nice, too. Moultrie is actually a trustworthy brand and it’s surprising that this model comes with a lot of flaws. Now if you are wondering if this is reliable, it depends on how you would define reliable.

This camera will take a shot every time it detects movement, but the problem is the field of view detection is wider than the field of view of the camera so the animal might not be on the picture. As we tested it took a lot of shots with the animal but more without the animal.

The pictures taken during the day is okay, the quality is okay but during tdawn it starts to get dark and grainy even with 12 infrared LED lights. This comes with two modes which is the video and picture which is a 2560 x 1920 or 640 x 480 resolution for pictures, and for videos it’s only 640 x 480. Now the storage would depend on your memory card but this camera could hold 32Gb SD card which is 24,000 HQ images or 128,000 LQ images, for videos it could take a maximum of 54 minutes. The battery life is okay, on one battery set you could take 8,000 pictures and it’s also very easy to use.

Conclusion

This is a low end camera for people who want to capture photos or videos in the wild life but is on a budget. The quality is reasonable because it’s affordable. While it’s surprising for the brand to release low quality cameras, but some people only need the things that this camera can do and don’t care about what it can’t. Let us know what you think about this camera on the comment section below! If you’re looking for something more specific I recomment checking out Mission MXB 360

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