2017 SpyPoint Link-S (4G)

£539.99

  • Released summer 2017
  • 4G Wireless camera
  • Comes ready to go, with SIM Card included
  • Uses Vodafone network only in the UK
  • Built-in solar panel
  • Fully controllable via SpyPoint apps
  • Free basic plan gives 100 images per month
  • Quick trigger – 0.07 second trigger speed
  • 42 super low-glow infrared LEDs
  • 2 year warranty
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Product Description

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SpyPoint Link-S 4G…

The SpyPoint Link-S 4G wireless camera trap combines the SpyPoint Solar camera with an affordable and fast wireless capability.

SpyPoint camera traps have a strong history of innovation, and the Link-S comes with a pre-activated ready-to-go SIM card, and all settings/configurations can be set via the free SpyPoint LINK app.

Photos taken by the camera are automatically uploaded to the cloud, and accessible via the mySpyPoint app (iOS and Android), or myspypoint.com. You can also set the app to ping your phone when a new photo is uploaded – so you get real time updates.

Even better is that there is a free monthly option that allows you to view 100 pictures every month, and for the first 30 days you get unlimited photos free. After the first 30 days, and if needing more than 100 photos per month you’ll need to to choose a paid plan – which are very affordable – especially bearing in mind that there is nothing to pay to any network provider like there is with other wireless cameras. So essentially if you only need 100 pictures per month, there is no ongoing cost with this wireless camera – for the first time in the UK.

Plan options are (prices are in Euros);

  • Free plan = 100 photos/month (photos available online for 7 days, can be downloaded)
  • €5 per month (annual) = 250 photos/month (photos available online for 7 days, can be downloaded)
  • €15 per month (annual) = unlimited photos/month (unlimited photo availability, can be downloaded)
  • €25 per month (monthly) = unlimited photos/month (unlimited photo availability, can be downloaded)

The main differences between the Link-Evo and the Link-S are that the Link-S has a faster trigger speed (0.07 seconds), super low-glow LEDs (as opposed the Link-Evo’s low glow), an in-built colour screen for set up, and a slightly larger IR flash range. Another key difference is that the Link-S has a GPS transmitter inside – so it can report it’s location when turned on.

The camera also records the hi-res versions of the photos to it’s SD card, so they can be retrieved if no longer available online.

In the UK, the camera will use the Vodafone network (although you’ll never need to do anything with them) – therefore it is important to ensure you have Vodafone signal where you plan on using the camera (check Vodafone coverage here).

Battery life, from 8x AA lithium batteries (not included), will be approximately 2 months when taking around 30 pictures every 24 hours. For a wireless 4G camera that is very respectable. However – this camera also has a built-in solar panel, with internal lithium batteries. That essentially means you won’t generally even need to think about battery life with this camera, unless under very heavy usage (100s of pictures a day).

The SpyPoint Link-S also has a market-leading trigger speed – approx 0.07 seconds for photos. 4G network speeds mean very fast transmission the the mySpyPoint cloud.

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The SpyPoint Link-S promo video gives you an idea of what to expect…

The Spypoint Link-S also has a curved motion sensor which improves the detection angle and detecting distance of its five detection zones.

SpyPoint Link S features:

  • 12MP resolution still images
  • High-quality HD Video – 1280 x 720 pixels (non-wireless)
  • 42 Low-Glow LEDs
  • Built-in 2″ colour screen
  • 0.07 second trigger speed (photos)
  • Programmable trigger interval: Instant to 30 min.
  • Multi-image mode: 1-6 images per trigger
  • Video length: 10 second to 90 seconds, programmable (non-wireless)
  • Time-lapse mode
  • Time stamp on photos – Temp (C or F), date, time and moonstamp
  • PIR sensor is motion activated out to 60′
  • Adjustable web belt and 1/4-20 socket
  • SD card slot – up to 32GB (not included)
  • 8x AA batteries (not included)
  • Built-in solar panel
  • Weatherproof
  • 2 year warranty (UK – 1 year International)

For full specs, click the tab above.

SpyPoint camera traps have been around for a while now, and have developed year on year. They are a Canadian-based company, and all of their trail cameras are tested in the harsh Canadian winter before release.

There are currently three main models of SpyPoint cameras, released in summer 2016, all of which fit in at different places in the market;

  • Force 10 – an entry level, affordable little camera with strong features and excellent night-time video
  • Force 11D – a mid-market camera trap with industry-leading trigger times (particularly for photos) and amazing battery-life under normal usage
  • Solar – the only camera trap with a solar panel built in. Potentially unlimited battery life, especially when paired with an initial set of lithium batteries. The same trigger speeds as the Force 11D

The trigger speeds of these cameras are all insane, and battery life is great. If they’re some of the main things that you are looking for, then SpyPoint might be for you.

SpyPoint Force 10 camera trap

It also feels like there is a bit more going on in a SpyPoint camera – they feel cleverer than the average. The detection zones are broken up into 5 areas to ensure a better result, screens display countdown timers when you turn the camera on, and fast release clips help you take the camera off it’s backing quickly and conveniently.

All come with a 2 year UK warranty when bought through NatureSpy, as an official UK dealer. If you need to ask any questions at all about SpyPoint or any other camera trap we do, just get in touch.

 

Model: 2017 SpyPoint Link-Evo
Features

– Pre-Activated SIM
– Fast set-up
– Super low glow LEDs
– High resolution photo capture
– HD Video capture with sound
– Ultra fast trigger speed
– Colour image capture by day and infrared by night
– Date, time, temperature and moon phase stamp for all photos & videos
– Multiple shooting modes
– Supports SD/HDC memory cards
– Built-in viewing screen
– Can be powered by a variety of sources: Built-in solar panel, 8x AA batteries, Lithium battery pack or external power supply
– Up to 100 ft detection and flash range
– Automatic infrared level adjustment
– Wide operating temperature
– Complete configuration via the free SPYPOINT LINK App
– Wireless photo transmission via the free SPYPOINT LINK App with a SPYPOINT plan (Click the HERE for more details).

Specifications:

Photo Recording

– Photo Resolution: 12 MP
– File Format: JPG
– Time Lapse Mode: 3 mins to 1 hour
– Multi-Shot Mode: Up to 3 photos per detection
– Stamp: Date, time, temperature (°C/°F) and moon phase
– Capture Mode: Colour by day, infrared by night

Video Recording

– Video Resolution: 1280 x 720 (HD 720p)
– File Format: AVI
– Sequence Length: Adjustable from 10 to 90 secs
– Stamp: Date, time, temperature (°C/°F) and moon phase
– Capture Mode: Colour by day, infrared by night

Audio

– Sound Recording: Automatic in video mode
– Type: Mono

Memory

– Internal Memory: None
– External Memory: SD/SDHC card (up to 32 GB)

Viewing

– Built-in Screen: ACL 2.0″

Power Source

– Alkaline or Lithium Batteries: 8x AA
– Lithium Battery Pack: Rechargeable pack (SP-LIT-09/ SP-LIT-C-8)
– Built-in Solar Panel: Internal Recharging Battery
– External (12V Jack): 12V battery (SP-KIT6V-12V, SP-KIT-12V, SP-BATT-12V) or 12V adapter (SP-AD-12V)

Detection System

– Motion System: PIR
– Detection Angle: 40°
– Detection Distance: Up to 100ft
– Trigger Speed: 0.07 Sec
– Delay Between Each Detection: Adjustable from instant to 30 mins

Night Time Illumination System

– LEDs: 42
– Type: Super Low Glow LEDs
– Flash Range: Up to 100ft
– Exposure: Automatic Infrared Level Adjustment

Optical Field of View

– Horizontal Field of View: 40°

Dimensions

– WidthxHeightxDepth: 96x175x99 mm

Recomendations

– Operating Temperature: (-30 °C to + 50 °C) (-22 °F to +122 °F)
– Storage Temperature: -40 °C to + 60 °C) (-40 °F to +140 °F)

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