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By LibbyLA
#316644
I don't know what's happening for y'all, but it doesn't sound good at all. If I don't have a picture in 2 minutes or less, I'm not going to get one. Our camera is pretty consistently just over a minute from the time I send the command until I get a photo.

Check your AT&T logs and look at the times for SMS terminating and MMS originating. See how much of your time is AT&T and how much is from your phone to AT&T and from AT&T to your phone. I'm really curious about the AT&T part of the time. Ours is definitely under 110 seconds or it's not at all.
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By bowhtr1
#316713
I don't know what's happening for y'all, but it doesn't sound good at all. If I don't have a picture in 2 minutes or less, I'm not going to get one. Our camera is pretty consistently just over a minute from the time I send the command until I get a photo.

Check your AT&T logs and look at the times for SMS terminating and MMS originating. See how much of your time is AT&T and how much is from your phone to AT&T and from AT&T to your phone. I'm really curious about the AT&T part of the time. Ours is definitely under 110 seconds or it's not at all.


Mine is the same when they work. I had att turn mine off them back on and they are working again, even in the day but they do miss some pics. They were silent for 3 days and I had to check on them.
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By LibbyLA
#316714
Tim,

Did you request pics during those three days and not get any?

So far, mine fails to respond for maybe a couple of hours at a time (always during the day) but it hasn't gone silent for any length of time.

I did get whiteouts for hours during midday a couple or three days ago. The whiteout thing is truly annoying but at least it's taking and sending photos.

Got one not too long ago of a big, fat coon strolling around the trap.
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By rebbie
#316745
My 2014 3G camera responds to every picture request I send it. I have tried just about every hour of the day and so far so good. Just please fix the annoying whiteout photos Covert! Again Covert is silent !!!
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By bowhtr1
#316956
Got a low battery signal this morning. 11 days on that set. Did have all kinds of issue including red blinking lights. ?????
By phade
#316995
My 2014 3G camera responds to every picture request I send it. I have tried just about every hour of the day and so far so good. Just please fix the annoying whiteout photos Covert! Again Covert is silent !!!


Rebbie - where are you getting your SIMs? A store or online?
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By rebbie
#317002
I got my SIM card at an official AT&T Store.
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By rebbie
#317018
I got my SIM card at an official AT&T Store.

Did you have or provide the IMEI when you got the SIM?


No.
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By rebbie
#317020
Got a low battery signal this morning. 11 days on that set. Did have all kinds of issue including red blinking lights. ?????


That seems very bad. How many photos did it take in total? My Lithium batteries were shot after about 5 weeks and about 1000 photos, but I also had the blinking red light issue at first. I am not sure how much affect that had on draining the batteries quicker?
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By bowhtr1
#317048
Got a low battery signal this morning. 11 days on that set. Did have all kinds of issue including red blinking lights. ?????


That seems very bad. How many photos did it take in total? My Lithium batteries were shot after about 5 weeks and about 1000 photos, but I also had the blinking red light issue at first. I am not sure how much affect that had on draining the batteries quicker?


I dont know how many I still have the card in the cam. My home computer is out so I cant check them for now. I get my computer back today.
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