Wireless Trail Camera Advantages and Disadvantages
Wireless trail camera has an in-built transmitter, which transports images using a wireless network. You need to choose the wireless network of the receiving device in the hunting camera to connect both of them. Wi-Fi cameras are relatively innovative but extremely user friendly and relevant to today’s times. They have fewer attachments and no wires, which is an appealing feature for an indoor or semi-indoor use.
• It has a simple installation and today’s tech savvy individuals can find it very easy to operate.
• Sharing of pictures is facilitated by the Wi-Fi feature without the USB cords and millions of other attachments.
• It is user friendly
• It is almost wireless and is great for camouflage, but its suitability to outdoor environment is highly debatable.
• The main disadvantage of this camera comes in form of outdoor use. A naturally exposed environment can hamper the wireless signals and so its use in an outdoor set up is not recommended.
• For transmission of images, a seamless strong signal is required which completely depends on your internet network and wireless device. If you are outside the Wi-Fi range, which in itself is limited, the transmission feature will just not work.
The use of internet to transmit makes this camera vulnerable to cyber attacks. You cannot use the transmitting feature of this camera on a go unless there is Wi-Fi enabled environment. This limitation also makes it unsuitable for lonesome areas that do not have phone networks and internet.