Tactacam: Easy Peasy Hunting Video

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If videoing a hunt is your goal, Tactacam makes the process simple.  I just returned from an African safari on which the Tactacam camera took a beating and performed flawlessly.  This was my first experience with the new camera device and I was instantly impressed.

Focus and Mike

Hunting video made easy.

The following post from my YouTube channel shows a clip shot the first morning of the safari.   Animals coming to a waterhole are incredibly wary because they are often ambushed by leopards and other predators.  I have the Tactacam 4.0 mounted on the scope of my CAMX crossbow.  You will see me rising from the depths of a sunken hunting blind and sighting out of the shooting window.  Watch how the camera immediately focuses on the animals going from the close blur of the curtain to full view of the animals.  The voice you hear is my softest whisper yet the narration is clearly audible on video.

Easy Peasy Operation

Watch how clearly and quickly the camera focuses.

You turn the camera on with a touch of a button and a soft vibration confirms that it is operating.  It mounts on the scope of a rifle or crossbow with a “potato clip mount” that is sturdy yet adjustable.  Here’s a quick review of the camera’s features:

Ultra HD 2.7k resolution @ 30 fps, 1080p-60fps and 720-120fps

• External battery indicator • 5x zoom brings game closer than ever

• 1 touch Power on Auto Record with Vibration indication

• Tactacam App Wi-Fi compatible •

Ultra-Sharp Lens optimized for Bow, Crossbow and Gun (no fisheye) •

Low-Light recording like no other camera of its kind •

Shock Resistant; 50cal tested and approved •

Rechargeable cold weather lithium battery provides up to 2.5 hours of record time (extra batteries available)

•Charging USB 2.0 and 110-120-volt AC outlet

• USB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC

• HDMI hookup for TV & hi-def monitors

• Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Format H.264 for Facebook and YouTube

• Storage: Micro SD card up to 64 GB (not included)

• 8 GB card included with package 1-year Warranty

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Joe Byers
Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.

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