Tactacam HD video camera specs
- 12mp sensor records in True Full HD 1080p-30fps and 720-60fps
- 1 touch Power on Auto Record with Vibration indication
- Ultra Sharp Lens optimized for Bow, Crossbow and Gun (No Fisheye)
- Low-Light recording like no other camera of its kind
- Audio and waterproof Caps (Waterproof tested up to 30 meters)
- Stabilizer, Scope, Gun, Universal and other Strap Mounts included
- Shock Resistant; 50cal tested and approved
- Rechargeable Lithium Battery Provides over 2 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
- Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Format H.264 for Facebook and YouTube
- Storage: Micro SD card up to 32GB (not included)
- 1 year warranty (read more)
Preparing Tactacam for operation
Step 1. Remove the camera from the stabilizer.
Step 2. Remove the back cap from the camera.
Step 3. Check the battery, SD Card (Not included), and both switches. (Switch 1) Video or Photos (Switch 2) Resolution 720 @ 60fps or 1080 @30fps
Step 4. Reinstall camera back cap and slide camera back into the stabilizer.
Step 5. Install the Tactacam Stabilizer on your bow. It is recommended, once the stabilizer is snug, to give 2 more full turns and center the camera with your bow. It is important not to over tighten the rubber dampener between the bow and stabilizer. The rubber damper will help r educe vibration and keep your camera in position.
Operating your Tactacam
Easy to use….Tactacam will turn on and record with the push of one button.
Power on Auto record with vibration indication. . .push the button down one time (you don’t need to hold the button down to power on). The camera will power on and begin recording (see ON/OFF Record indicators for further recording instructions).
Shutting down the camera. . . push and hold til you feel 2 long vibrations. The camera is now off… You can power down the camera at anytime as long as the camera is on.
ON/OFF Record indicators. Power on auto record = 4 short vibrations followed by a blinking blue light. (Blinking blue light is always recording) Pause = 1 short vibration with solid blue light. The camera is now in standby mode.
Note: After 10 min in standby the camera will shutdown. If the camera is off or in standby mode, a push of the button will get you back on and/or recording. Record when in standby, push the button one time = 2 short vibrations followed by a blinking blue light. Power off = Push and hold till you feel 2 long vibrations and no light. Just remember any vibration more than 1 is recording. And 2 long vibrations the camera is off.
Charging Remove the back cap and plug the appropriate side of the provided USB cord into your camera. Then plug the other side of the USB cord into the provided wall charger or your computer. You will see a blue and red light. After 10 min there will only be a red light. Red light will remain on till the battery is fully charged.
How to update the camera… If your Camera shows the time on the video (we recommend you update your camera).
Step 1. Place the file on your sd card (not in any folder out side of all folders BUT ON THE CARD)
Step 2. If your camera is plugged in to the computer Eject it now. Then with the camera off plug it in to the computer. the light on the camera will tern red. after 20 sec. the camera light will change to blue.
Step 3. When the camera mounts on the computer delete the software update file off of your SD card.
Step 4. Your camera is now ready to use.
Download the update here.
How to add /remove /change the time on your camera…
Step 1. Change the time on the time file to the correct time. “2013.08.28 21:35:00 N” N = no time will be displayed on video “2013.08.28 21:35:00 Y” Y = Time will be displayed on video.
Step 2. Place the time file on your sd card (not in any folder out side of all folders BUT ON THE CARD)
Step 3. If your camera is plugged in to the computer Eject it now. Then power on your camera.
Step 4. Your camera time is now up to date and ready to use.