Battery life is far far less than claimed
The Swann Outback Battery Operated Observation System features an amazing high resolution 12 megapixel camera, durable water resistant casing and powerful day and night vision up to 50ft/15m. With convenient motion activated recording to SD card (up to 32GB) it is ideal for extended monitoring over several months.
It uses 4 x AA^ for standard use or 8 x AA^ for extended operating time. Keep a lookout in remote areas with portability by mounting to trees, posts or flat surfaces. With a wide angle view, monito...r farm or wild animals, or capture unwanted behavior such as trespassing, vandalism and dumping trash. •Can operate in temperatures down to -20°C •Can produce HD 1080p videos at 15 frames per second •Day, time and moon phase stamping •Long lasting battery operation
Questions & Answers
I have been using the Swann Outback camera but having trouble with battery life. I have been using both Varta and Energiser Lithium batteries. When placed into the camera they are about 1.7V each. The camera stops working after about 2-3 weeks. When the batteries get to 1.5v the camera won't operate. Am I missing something or is this normal for the outback camera? I find it is costing an awful lot in batteries just to use .2V out of 1.7v capacity from the batteries.
I cannot get the timer function to work. When I have set it to work in say 3 mins time for 1 min in duration & walk past it during this time, no video is taken. Any help greatly appreciated. Have date and time set
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