ďAT&T Certified Code Black Wireless" from DLC Covert Scouting Game Cameras
Covert Scouting Cameras uses approved leading cellular network from AT&T. New for 2017 is the ability to send texts, emails or both within the Covert Wireless mobile app and web-portal. Improved functionality of the app including guest access and the ability to retrieve high resolution images. With the addition of more LEDís, night pictures are better than ever. The Code Black 12.1 sends instant pictures using AT&Tís approved cellular network. Reliability at its finest, Covert Scouting Cameras continues to revolutionize the wireless trail camera industry. Covert Cameras is the leader in wireless trail cameras.
Features: Dimensions: 5.875in x 4.5in x 2.855in
52į field of view
.65 second trigger speed
100 foot flash range
12 AA batteries
Invisible flash technology
1-10 turbo shot burst
Maximum silence image capture
Time/date/temp/moon phase stamp
2Ē color viewer
Pipe through security
Up to 32GB SD card
Reinforced tripod mount
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Here is part of Tim's review of the covert 12.1
The Covert Code Black 12.0/12.1 trail camera is a easy to use, small, energy efficient trail camera.
When looking for a trail camera some of the things you want to look for are:
Is it easy to set up?
What comes with the Covert Code Black 12.0 / 12.1 3g Trail Camera?
Covert Code Black 12.0 / 12.1 trail camera comes sealed in a plastic container.
Inside the container is:
The Covert Code Black 12.0 / 12.1scouting camera
A strap to attach it to a tree (or what ever you attach the Covert 12.0 / 12.1 trail camera to)
A warranty card
An easy instruction card for quick set up
A User's Manual for the Covert MP6 trail camera
A sim card
Is it easy to set up?
Yes. I found the Covert Code Black 12.0 / 12.1 easy to use and set up. The Code Black 12.0 has a built in 2 inch color screen for reviewing in the field and it is used for programming this trail camera. As with all trail cameras I recommend that you get to know the camera BEFORE you go to the woods to set up the camera.
The only difficult part of setting up this camera in the past was setting the Cellular transmitting part of the camera. In the past you had to go to an AT&T store and purchase a Sims Card because it didnít come with it. Now the Sim card comes with the camera and you use a App through Covert. This should make things easer we will see.
Once you open the Code Black you will find on the left side the viewing screen and all of the buttons used to program the trail camera. Also if you are holding the camera in your hands open turn the bottom of the camera up and you will discover on the left side a connection for the USB port and the slot for the SD card.
When you look at the Covert Code Black 12.0/ 12.1 open on the right you will see the battery compartment for the camera. Flip the camera with the bottom facing up on the right side you will see a small hole with a rubber grommet with a cover. This is for the battery extender or a Solar Panel for this unit (if you are planning to use a battery extender or solar panel you must use rechargeable batteries). Also there will be a 1/4x20 threaded insert to attach the camera to a tripod or a Covert Tree 60 mount.
After installing the batteries and SD card with the camera open look on the left side you will see the viewing screen and the control buttons. To the bottom left you will see the power switch. This switch will slide into three positions OFF to the left, SETUP in the middle and ON to the right.
Place the camera in the setup position. The camera will cycle through the Covert logo screen. Then it will go to the screen that has the current programming information. Top left will let you know if it is in camera or video mode top right will be the section dealing with the cellular part of the camera. The bottom left will be the battery indicator. Bottom right will be amount of photos that have already been taken and stored and the amount that can be taken.
Press the menu button and the Code Black will enter the programming mode. Once in the programming mode you will see at the top of the screen you will see CAM, PIR, NET and SYS. CAM will be highlighted in yellow PIR, NET and SYS will be in blue.
Remember to select the option that you have highlighted always press the OK button. If you select video and never push the OK button the Code Black will not select video it will go to default setting in that location. ALWAYS PUSH THE OK BUTTON!
With CAM highlighted press the down arrow and you control whether the camera is taking photos or videos. It is pre set PHOTO press the right or left arrows and switch between PHOTO or VIDEO.
Press the down button again and pick photo size your choices are 3, 5, 8 and 12 MP (mega pixel). Press the down arrow again and pick the PHOTO burst this will be 1-10 photos burst meaning how many photos the camera will take once it has been activated.
If you go to the VIDEO section this is where you select the type of video length and all of that info. I will cover this later in this review.
Go to the PIR section and press the down arrow and this is where you select the sensitivity Normal, High Low or Off. Then you set the trigger interval from 5-60 seconds (in 5 second increments) then 1 to 60 minutes. This is the time the camera will take between photos or video. Keep in mind that this is the time plus the amount of time for the image or video to save will be the actual time between activations.
Next will be Time Lapse mode: Time lapse is when your camera will take pictures with out being triggered. In this position you can select how often the camera takes pictures. Your options are starting at 3 minutes you can select increments of 1 minute until you reach 59 minutes then every hour up to 8 hours. If you select OFF in sensitivity the camera will only operate in TIME LAPSE mode.
If you don't want TIME LAPSE be sure get it to off and press OK or the TIME LAPSE will still run.
Next will be the START STOP mode if you only want your camera to operate in certain times of the day this is where you set the times.
In the NET mode this is the section where you set up the wireless network part of the camera.
You will need to be patient as you camera does the initial set-up it will be looking for cell service. Remember if you do not have good cell service the 3g capabilities will not work with out cell service. You can still use the camera but it will not send any photos with out cell service.
While finding the network you will see the words Searching Signal, in red on the screen. The camera will then say Connecting to Server as it is connecting to the server. Once you see AT&T in the top right corner, you are ready to move on.
Quick Tip: If your camera says Connection Failed, turn the camera OFF then back ON. (Power Cycle.)
While in the NET mode on the send mode line you have OFF which explains itself then you have INSTANT.
INSTANT: Turns wireless feature ON to send a picture every time the camera is triggered.
In the SYS mode is where you select the TIME, TIME STAMP, PASSWORD, OVERWRITE, FORMAT, DEFAULT SETTINGS.
If the OVERWRITE is on it will replace the newest image with the oldest image if the card is full. If you use a 2GB or larger SD card you should not have this problem unless the TIME LAPSE is on.
For more of Timís Review of the Covert 12.1 click the link below.