Anyone know how long a trail camera lasts underwater?

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  1. grizzly1530

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    My camera has probably been underwater for over a month because do all of this rain... I'm assuming it's a total loss....


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    hard to say. I heard of some under water for a few days still working.

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    I have a few Coverts that I still use that were under water for a few days, hell they even took pics when I pulled them out of the water. I had one that was under for a month...that one not so much. Good luck but I would say I would not bet on it working.
     
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    That's a long time for a camera to be submerged. I really doubt it will survive. Although it still should have pics on the card.

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    Theres a chance if the water doesnt get inside

    I dont like the chances of survival though
     
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    Set it up inside your house for a couple hours and see what it does
     
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    I gotta wait for the Mississippi River to go down before I'm able to get it. Probably another month lol. If only it would stop raining!


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    Haha I know how you feel. Hard to get anything done with all this rain!
     
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    I would say it is dead after a month under water
     
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    I kinda figured it would be dead. Hope it lasted a bit so I could get some underwater pics!


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    Had a Covert under water for 2 weeks last year that's still working great and taking pics as we speak
     
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    I've lost two cameras this way. Both to hurricanes in Florida. I had to wade in chest deep water to get my cameras. They never worked again, but the cards we still good to use.


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    Good Luck!!! Maybe you'll get a good picture of a monster walleye or something!! (trying to be optimistic!!)
     
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    If its a Moultrie, the thing has been dead since you turned it on. I have never had a Moultrie last longer than a year
     
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    It is a moultrie, this is my 3rd year with it. It was working great, but I doubt it will anymore... Haha


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