Having problems with your Bushnell Trail Sentry 11-9200 Digital Camera ?

Pictures of nothing?!?!?!

\015 I've set my trail sentry up twice now and both times when I've come back to retrieve it I have roughly 600-700 pics of NOTHING!!! I've read that the sun can affect trail camera's and their sensitivity, but the fix to that (I thought) was to set the camera view facing either north or south instead of east/west. I just returned from the area I'm scouting and again I have 644 pics of nothing. And all of the pics were taken the same day I set the camera up (last Sunday). What the heck is making the camera click picture after picture??? I live in Arizona where the avg daily temp is 98-107 degrees right now...can that have something to do with it? I don't think the camera should care how hot/cold it is as long as it establishes a set temp right from the start and then only snaps a shot when the PIR sensor detects a deviation in temp +/- 10 degrees. Is that correct? A gust of wind or the slow movement of the sun shouldn't make the temp rise or drop 10 degrees within a split second to trigger the camera (in my opinion). I'm just getting pretty frustrated because I know the deer are out there (I've seen them) I just need to determine how big the bucks are and if the area is worth hunting. The season starts in about two months (archery) and I would like to get this area scouted. Any help/tips would be greatly appreciated.\015

Answers :

Had the same problem
\015\012is the tree you mounted it on too small?
\015\012the wind was blowing the tree i had mine mounted on and moving enough to trigger the camera
\015\012i cut the tree of about five feet up and havent had a problem since
\015\012also are there any branches in the way that may be blowing in the wind?
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