CuddleBack Ambush Back Flash Operating instructions

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About batteries
A. Cuddeback recommends Rayovac, Duracell,
and Energizer alkaline batteries only. Lesser
batteries may not perform as required, especially
in cold temperatures.
I. Change all batteries at the same time.
Never mix old and new batteries.
II. Do not mix standard, alkaline,
or rechargeable batteries.
III. Remove all batteries when the camera will
not be used for an extended period of time.
Please get the latest camera firmware
Before using this camera we recommend you visit
www.cuddeback.com to get the latest firmware.
Latest firmware can improve camera performance.
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Care and treatment
A. Don’t abuse your camera4REATITLIKETHE
sophisticated piece of electronics that it is.
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II. Keep SD card dry and never insert wet
SD cards into the camera
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Attack® Series
Operating Instructions
NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all references
in this manual to “Attack” also apply to the
Attack IR and Attack Black Flash.
What You Need
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When Attack is working it displays an electronic
“worm” ONTHE,#$4HISWORMSCROLLSAROUNDTHE
LCD to indicate that you must not remove the SD
card, must not turn the rotary knob, or must not
press any button. Please be patient and wait for the
worm to go away before removing the SD card.
“worm”
Step 1 – Familiarize yourself with Attack®
4AKEAMOMENTTOFAMILIARIZEYOURSELFWITH!TTACKSPARTS
Infrared
LEDs
(Attack IR,
Attack Black
Flash)
Front
Back
Flash
(Attack)
Test
LED
User Interface
Door
Camera
Lens
MotionHeat
Sensor
Battery Door
Back
SD Card Socket
Back
USB
Connector
LCD
Screen
Mount
Bracket
A/B
Buttons
Manufacturing
Test Point
User
Interface
LED
Rotary
Knob
Video
Switch
Strap &
Slots
NOTE: After the bracket has been mounted to a tree, slide
Attack’s two thumb screws down into the bracket.
Step 2 – Installing Batteries and SD Card
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOTHEOFF position.
,OOSENTHEBATTERYTHUMBSCREWANDOPENTHE
battery compartment door. Install four brand new
alkaline D cell batteries. Make sure to observe
correct polarity. Close the door and tighten the
thumb screw completely.
!SERIESOFNUMBERSAREDISPLAYED4HESEARE!TTACKS
hardware and software version numbers.
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GREENANDRED,%$SAREOFF
)NSTALLYOUR3$CARD"ESURETOOBSERVETHECORRECT
polarity with clipped corner on the card to the right.
Battery Install
SD Card Install
Bottom View
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Step 3 – Setting up the Attack®
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOTime position,
PRESS!AND"TOSET4IMEIS!-0-FORMAT
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTODate position,
press A and B to set.
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOYear position,
press A and B to set.
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Step 4 – Attaching Attack® to a Tree
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&OROPTIMUMDETECTIONOFDEERSIZEDANIMALS
WERECOMMENDMOUNTING!TTACKABOUTTO
INCHESOFFTHEGROUNDTHISISABOUTWAISTHIGHTO
SLIGHTLYHIGHER
&ORBESTIMAGEQUALITYINSTALL!TTACKABOUT
TOFEETFROMWHEREANIMALSAREEXPECTED
Attack will detect animals at distances from
DIRECTLYINFRONTOFTHECAMERATOABOUTFEET
Note that detection distance varies greatly with
AIRTEMPERATUREANIMALSIZEANDTHESPEEDTHE
animal is moving.
!TTACKFEATURESOUR'ENIUS
-OUNTING3YSTEM4HISSYSTEM
allows you to attach the bracket
to a tree and then slide Attack on
and off the bracket as needed.
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to the tree, make sure both thumb
screws on the back of Attack are
TIGHTENEDCOMPLETELY4HENSLIDE
Attack onto the bracket.
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FROM!TTACKSlELDOFVIEWTHATMAYINTERFEREWITH
!TTACKSSENSORORCAMERA
!IMALIGN!TTACKTOMAKESUREITISPOINTEDWHERE
you expect the animals to be. Aim Attack level
WITHTHEGROUNDTOMAXIMIZEDETECTIONRANGE
ANDPERFORMANCE9OUCANUSE!TTACKSTESTFEATURE
EXPLAINEDNEXTTOHELPYOUDETERMINETHE
detection area.
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AVAILABLESUCHASTILTBRACKETSBEARRESISTANT
boxes, and mounting posts. See your retailer
or www.cuddeback.com for details.
Step 5 – Checking Attack®’s Detection Zone
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOTHETest position. Close the
cover and tighten the thumb screw. Put Attack
BACKONTOTHETREEBRACKET.OTETHEREISAMORE
convenient method to enable test mode, see Step 7
- Checking your Attack for details).
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,%$WILLILLUMINATEWHEN!TTACKSSENSORHAS
detected you. Using this method you can accurately
position your Attack as desired.
Step 6 – Arming the Attack®
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOONEOFTHEArmed delay settings.
4HESESETTINGSREPRESENTTHEAMOUNTOFTIME!TTACKWILL
WAITBEFOREITWILLTAKEANOTHERIMAGE4HISDWELLTIME
prevents multiple images of the same animal. Here is our
recommendation for the various ArmedSETTINGS
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B ANDMINUTESnSCRAPES
C TOMINUTESnFOODPLOTSORFEEDERS
When first armed, Attack will display the indicated delay
FORSECONDSANDTHENBEGINCOUNTINGDOWNFROMTO
7HENTHECOUNTERREACHES!TTACKWILLARMANDBEREADY
to record images.
When Attack detects a subject and takes a picture a
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GREENnDONOTREMOVETHE3$CARDUNTILTHE,%$IS/&&
After the image is saved to the SD card the LCD will
DISPLAYTHEDELAYSETTINGANDBEGINCOUNTINGDOWN/NCE
THECOUNTERREACHES!TTACKISREADYTORECORDTHENEXT
image.
Step 7 – Checking Attack®
When you check Attack it is not necessary to turn the
rotary knob. Instead, press the A or B button to temporarily
suspend Armed mode and view pertinent information,
such as the number of images on the SD card and battery
LEVEL%ACHTIMEYOUPRESSTHE!OR"BUTTONNEWINFORMATION
will be displayed. Here is the sequence of information
that is displayed each time the A or B button is pressed.
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the current delay setting will be displayed.
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!TTACKWILLAUTOMATICALLYREARMINABOUTMINUTES
4HISALLOWSYOUTOCLOSETHECOVERANDLEAVETHEAREA
without triggering an image.
Step 8 – More Features
Video Mode
Attack can be set to record video. Attack records video
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DAYANDNIGHT6IDEORECORDINGISENABLEDBYMOVINGTHE
6IDEO3WITCHTO/.4ODISABLEVIDEORECORDINGMOVE
THESWITCHTO/&&!TTACKwill take an image before it
begins recording the video, thus you do not give up im
ages to get video.
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3EEPAGEFORDETAILS
Menu Position
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOTHE-%.5POSITIONTOPERFORM
various activities. Press A to advance to the next menu
item, press B to activate the displayed menu action.
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format bt:99, which is a percentage of remaining
battery power. Press the A button to advance to the
next menu item.
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clear all images and content on the SD card. Press
and hold B to clear THECARD4HEworm will
APPEARANDTHE,%$SWILLmASH2%$ When finished,
the LCD will display the amount of space on the SD
card in MBs. Press A to advance to the next menu item.
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a picture. Press A to advance to the next menu item.
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is very bright!).
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and measure the battery strength. Press B to test
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PO:O 0ARAMETER0ROGRAMMINGn4HISSETTING
allows you to change the setting for the camera.
See the next section for details.
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Date, Armed Days, and Image Counter. Activation
Date is the first day you used the camera. Armed
Days is how many days that camera has been used.
Image Counter is the total number of images taken
with the camera.
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UPDATETHE!TTACKlRMWARETOIMPROVEITSPERFOR
mance. If a firmware update is required you will
need to download a firmware file from our website.
Instructions will be provided with the firmware.
Please see www.cuddeback.com for details. We
recommend you check our website for updates at
the beginning of your scouting season.
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SUCHAS4HISISTHElRMWAREVERSION
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOANEWSETTINGORPRESS!TO
return to the battery level display.
Setting Attack Parameters
Some Attack features can be changed by the user. Attack
can also be programmed to become a time lapse camera.
(Note - In the text that follows the underlined items are
default settings. For most users these settings are not
required and you can leave PO set to 0).
Step 0: Enable or disable parameters OR select
Time Lapse Operation
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0RESS!UNTIL0ISDISPLAYED0INDICATES
Parameter Zero,WHICHISTHEPARAMETERONOFFCONTROL
7HEN0ISDISPLAYEDPRESSTHE"KEYTOSELECT
FROMTHESEOPTIONS
P0:0PARAMETERSARE/&&ANDSETTODEFAULTS
RECOMMENDEDFORMOSTUSERS
P0:1PARAMETERSARE/.ANDCANBECHANGED
as desired
P0:tL = time lapse mode. Attack is put into time
lapse mode as explained later.
Step 1: Press the A key to display P1 (strobe flash power)
0CONTROLSTHE!TTACKmASHPOWER(This setting is ignored
on the Attack IR/Black Flash and will be displayed as P1:--)
4HEAVAILABLESETTINGSARESELECTEDBYPRESSINGTHE"KEY
P1:1 = FOOTmASHRANGEBESTSETTINGFORINDOORUSE
P1:2FOOTmASHRANGE
P1:3 = FOOTmASHRANGEBESTSETTINGFORGENERALUSE
P1:4FOOTmASHRANGEBESTSETTINGFORlELDS
Step 2: Press the A key to display P2 (video length)
0CONTROLSTHE!TTACKVIDEOLENGTH
4HEAVAILABLESETTINGSARESELECTEDBYPRESSINGTHE"KEY
P2:1SECONDVIDEO
P2:2SECONDVIDEO
P2:3SECONDVIDEO
Step 3: Press the A key to display P3 (video operating time)
0CONTROLSTHE!TTACK)2"LACK&LASHVIDEOOPERATINGTIME
(This setting is ignored on the Attack and will be displayed as P3:--)
4HEAVAILABLESETTINGSARESELECTEDBYPRESSINGTHE"KEY
P3:1 = record videos only at night
P3:2 = record videos only during the day
P3:3 = record videos during day & night
Step 4: Press the A key to display P4 (operating time)
0CONTROLSTHETIME!TTACKWILLTAKEPICTURES
4HEAVAILABLESETTINGSARESELECTEDBYPRESSINGTHE"KEY
P4:1 = operate only at night
P4:2 = operate only during the day
P4:3 = operate during day & night
Step 5: Press the A key to display P5 (quality)
P5 controls the Attack image and video quality.
4HEAVAILABLESETTINGSARESELECTEDBYPRESSINGTHE"KEY
P5:1 = standard resolution 5MP SMALLlLEIMAGESVIDEO
P5:2 = high quality 5MP LARGElLEIMAGESVIDEO
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BECLEARERWHENZOOMINGBUTlLESIZEISSIGNIlCANTLY
increased. Most users will not benefit from this feature,
which is mainly intended for research professionals that
require the best image quality possible.
Step 6: Press the A key to display P6 (camera ID)
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THEIMAGE5SETHE"KEYTOSETAVALUEFROMTHRU
)FISSELECTEDTHE)$NUMBERWILLNOTBEPRINTED
Step 7: Press the A key to display P7 (FAP Mode)
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&ASTAS0OSSIBLEOR&!07HEN0ISONTHECAMERAWILL
rearm immediately after the image or video is saved to the
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SECONDRANGE7HEN0ISONTHESECONDCAMERADELAY
POSITIONBECOMES&!04HEREMAININGDIALPOSITIONSARE
not affected. Note – using FAP mode can result in blank
images.
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P7:0&!0MODEDISABLED
P7:1&!0MODEENABLED
Time Lapse Mode (PO:=tL)
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)N4IME,APSE-ODEPICTURESARETAKENATAPRESET
INTERVAL&OREXAMPLEIFYOUSETTHETIMELAPSEINTERVAL
TOHOURSTHECAMERAWILLTAKEAPICTUREEVERYHOURS
By default the time lapse images are taken day and night.
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/NCE0ISSETTOT,YOUUSETHE2OTARY+NOBTOSELECTTHE
DESIREDTIMELAPSEINTERVAL4IMELAPSEISSTARTEDBYROTATING
the knob to one of the ARMed settings. When armed, the
,#$WILLDISPLAY,03%ANDTHEINTERVALTOINDICATETHAT
THECAMERAISOPERATINGIN4IME,APSE-ODE
4HEAVAILABLESETTINGSARESELECTEDWITHTHEROTARYKNOB
SEC
SEC
MINUTEINTERVAL
MINUTEINTERVAL
SEC
MINUTEINTERVAL
MIN
HOURINTERVAL
MIN
HOURINTERVAL
5 min
HOURINTERVAL
MIN
HOURINTERVAL
MIN
HOURINTERVAL
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STROBEPOWER0OPERATINGTIMEAND0IMAGEQUALITY
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USB Position
!TTACKCANCOPYIMAGESFROMTHE3$CARDTOA53"mASH
DRIVE4HISALLOWSYOUTOQUICKLYRETRIEVEYOURIMAGES
and take them home with you.
NOTE: If the LCD displays EC:30 the USB device is
either not plugged in correctly or is not compatible
with Attack. We recommend using the USB drive
available at www.cuddeback.com.
Follow these steps to copy images from SD card to
USB device:
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOTHE53"POSITIONUSB
will be displayed on the LCD.
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SEEAPPENDIX!
0RESS!TODISPLAY#/09
0RESS"TOBEGINTHETRANSFEROFIMAGESFROM
THE3$CARDTOTHE53"DEVICE4HEPERCENTAGE
of files copied will be displayed during the copy
process. Please wait while the images are copied.
/NCETHECOPYPROCESSISCOMPLETEALLIMAGES
on the SD card will automatically be erased,
and USB will be displayed.
If you need to interrupt and cancel this operation,
PRESSAND(/,$"FORSECONDS4HEOPERATION
will be cancelled and the images on the SD
card and USB device will remain.
Follow these steps to erase all content on the USB device:
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOTHE53"POSITION
USB will be displayed on the LCD.
)NSTALLACOMPATIBLE53"mASHDRIVE
SEEAPPENDIX!
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0RESSANDHOLD"TOCLEARTHE53"DEVICE
CAUTION/NCETHEDEVICEISCLEAREDIT
cannot be restored.
Guard Duty
Attack features an innovative time lapse photography
MODEWECALL'UARD$UTY7HEN'UARD$UTYISENABLED
!TTACKWILLTAKEAPICTUREEVERYSECONDSANDSAVE
THEIMAGESONTOTHE3$CARD'UARD$UTYALLOWSYOUTO
continuously monitor a field or hunting location and then
VIEWEVERYTHINGTHATHAPPENED)NPRACTICE'UARD$UTY
can compress an entire day of activity into a ten minute
viewing experience.
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'UARD$UTYPOSITION'UARD$UTYWILLAUTOMATICALLY
ARMAFTERASECONDCOUNTDOWN
s 'UARD$UTYWILLONLYTAKEIMAGESDURINGDAYLIGHT
it will not record images at night.
s !TNIGHT'UARD$UTYMODEISDISABLEDBUT!TTACK
will still take pictures of animals detected with its
motion sensor. In this mode, Attack will use a
CAMERADELAYOFSECONDSATNIGHT
s 'UARD$UTYIMAGESARE-0ANDARESAVEDIN
the folder $#)-<#5$$9)MAGESFROMEACH
day will be saved in a separate folder.
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HOURS)NAWEEK'UARD$UTYCANRECORDOVER
IMAGES4HISREQUIRESALARGE3$CARD
7ERECOMMENDAN'"CARDORLARGER
s 4OCHECK!TTACKWHENIN'UARD$UTYMODEPRESS!
4HECHECKPROCESSISSIMILARTOCHECKING!TTACK
when in Armed mode.
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VIEWADAYSWORTHOF'UARD$UTYIMAGESINAFEW
MINUTES6ISITCUDDEBACKCOMTODOWNLOADAFREE
VERSIONOF4ROPHY2OOM'UARD$UTYIMAGESCAN
TYPICALLYBEVIEWEDINLESSTHANMINUTESON
your PC.
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RECOMMENDUSINGAlELDVIEWERTOVIEW'UARD
Duty images. You will need to use a PC to view
'UARD$UTYIMAGES
s "ATTERYLIFEWHILEIN'UARD$UTYMODEWILLBELESS
than in other operating modes.
No Card Mode - Using Attack® Without an SD Card
When Attack is used without an SD card, images are
STOREDIN!TTACKSINTERNALIMAGEMEMORY!TTACKFEATURES
ANINTERNALMEMORYOFABOUT-"4HISWILLALLOW
STORAGEOFUPTOIMAGES)MAGESCANBETRANSFERRED
FROMINTERNALMEMORYTOAN3$CARDOR53"mASHDEVICE
Transfer to SD card: If you use Attack without an SD
card, follow these steps to transfer the images from the
internal memory to an SD card.
)F!TTACKISNOTARMEDTURNTHEROTARYKNOBTOANYOF
the Armed positions.
)F!TTACKISARMEDPRESS!TODISPLAYTHENUMBEROF
images in internal memory.
)NSERTYOUR3$CARDINTO!TTACK
0RESS!4HEAMOUNTOFFREESPACEONTHE3$CARD
will be displayed.
0RESS!TOINITIATETHETRANSFER)MAGESSAVEDIN
internal memory will be copied to the SD card. As
they are being copied the worm will appear and the
number of images remaining to be transferred will
be displayed on the LCD.
7HENTHECOUNTREACHESTHETRANSFERISCOMPLETE
and all images on the internal memory are erased.
4OSTOPTHETRANSFERBEFOREITHASlNISHEDPRESSAND
hold B.
If you use Attack without
an SD card, follow these steps to transfer the images from
THEINTERNALMEMORYTOA53"mASHDEVICE
)F!TTACKISARMEDPRESS!TODISPLAYTHENUMBEROF
images in internal memory.
)NSERTYOUR53"DEVICEINTOTHE53"CONNECTOR
4URNTHEROTARYKNOBTOTHE53"POSITION
USB will be displayed.
Press B to initiate the transfer. Images saved in internal
memory will be copied to the USB device. As they
are being copied the worm will appear and the
number of images remaining will be displayed on
the LCD.
7HENTHECOUNTREACHESTHETRANSFERISCOMPLETE
and all images on the internal memory are erased.
4OSTOPTHETRANSFERBEFOREITHASlNISHEDPRESSAND
hold B.
Battery Life and Battery Low Warning
Battery life in Attack will vary depending upon battery
quality, ambient temperature, the number of images
taken, how long Attack has been operating, and other
factors. Battery life you get may be more or less than
these numbers depending on the circumstances.
Attack®nIMAGESORMONTHSDEPENDING
on usage.
Attack IR® and Attack® Black Flash® n
IMAGESORMONTHSDEPENDINGONUSAGE
Note - using video mode greatly reduces battery life.
Guard Duty ModenIMAGESORABOUTMONTH
of use.
4HEBLOW icon appears on the LCD.
When batteries are below 10% the battery level
will flash until you press A or B key to continue.
7HENTHEDISPLAYEDBATTERYLEVELISbt:10 or bt:00.
7HEN!TTACKDOESNOTAPPEARTOOPERATECORRECTLY
In some cases the batteries may be too low to turn
ONTHE,#$OR",/7ICON
Attack will attempt to use every amount of power from
the batteries. Attack will alter its performance to prevent
erroneous operation when battery voltage is very low.
"ATTERY3QUEEZEISENABLEDWHENBATTERYVOLTAGEIS
ORLESS"ATTERY3QUEEZEWILLDISABLEVIDEOSANDEXTEND
THECAMERADELAYTOMINUTEATNIGHTANDSECONDSFOR
DAY4HISALLOWSTHEBATTERIESTORECOVERANDWILLEXTEND
OPERATINGTIMENOTEnmASHCAMERASEXTENDTHENIGHT
DELAYTOMINUTESTOPROVIDESUFlCIENTTIMEFORTHEmASH
TOCHARGE
Viewing Images
You will need an external viewing device or computer to
VIEWIMAGES&IRSTREMOVETHE3$CARDFROMTHECAMERA
Make sure to only remove the SD card when the worm is
not visible. Here is a list of some viewing options.
9OUCANVIEWTHEIMAGESWITHANOPTIONALVIEWER
ORAPOINTANDSHOOTCAMERATHATISABLETOREAD
Attack images (Note: not all SD based cameras
can view Attack images, please test any camera
before purchasing).
2EPLACETHE3$CARDWITHAFRESH3$CARDANDTAKE
the original SD card with you to view on your PC
or other device.
#UDDEBACKS#UDDE6IEWVIEWERWILLALLOWYOUTO
view the images, copy the images to a second SD
card and erase the images from the SD card. You
can then put the original SD card back into Attack.
#UDDE6IEWALLOWSYOUTOTRANSFERIMAGESFROM
MULTIPLECAMERASTOASINGLE3$CARD'OTO
www.cuddeback.com for more information on
#UDDE6IEW.OTE#UDDE6IEWMAYNOTBEABLE
TOCOPYALLTHEIMAGESTAKENIN'UARD$UTYMODE
If you are using 'UARD$UTYWERECOMMENDYOUVIEW
THEIMAGESONACOMPUTER
Use Windows PC to Manage Cuddeback
Trophy Room software makes it easy to manage your
Cuddeback images.
!UTOMATICALLYCOPIESIMAGESFROMYOUR3$CARDTO
YOUR0#ANDORGANIZESTHEMBYYEARANDDATE
!LLOWSYOUTORENAMEEACHFOLDERMAKINGITEASY
to find your images.
Displays sun and moon data for each image, including
moon phase, moon rise and set, sunrise and set, and
moon and sun position in the sky at the time the
image was taken.
Trophy Room data screen example
#ATEGORIZESIMAGESASBUCKDOEFAWNBEARETC
4HEREARECATEGORIESTOSELECTFROM&ORWHITETAIL
deer you can enter point count and give deer a name
to allow easy monitoring of trophy animals.
!UTOMATICALLYCALCULATESTHEBUCKDOEFAWNRATIOS
based upon your images.
Includes CuddeChartsWITHWHICHYOUCANANALYZEYOUR
images to determine peak movement patterns based
upon sun and moon phase and position.
Includes Crystal Ball with which you can use the data
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moon tables, only tailored to you.
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You can download it at www.cuddeback.com.
Appendix A
SD Card Requirements
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number the more images that can be saved on the card.
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We have extensively tested Attack with most major
brands of SD cards, however, low quality cards are
available that may not operate in Attack. We recommend
you use SanDisk brand cards which are readily available
at stores that sell cameras. You can also order cards
directly from Cuddeback. See www.cuddeback.com
for information.
Attack will only function with small form factor
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8000
16000
2000
4000
1000
2000
0
1000
0
500
0
250
0
Videos*
3200
16000
1600
8000
800
4000
400
2000
Images
3200
0
1600
0
800
0
400
0
Videos**
Attack IR &
Attack Black Flash
For this chart we assume each JPG is 1MB and each video is 4MB.
Your actual JPG and video file sizes will be different.
**With the Attack IR every image will also record a video.
*Assumes that 75% of images are at night when the videos are not recorded.
On
16 GB
4000
On
8 GB
Off
On
Off
4 GB
8 GB
Off
4 GB
16 GB
8000
On
2 GB
2000
Off
Images
Video
2 GB
Attack
(flash)
Card Size
Card & Video
Mode
Assumes a 12 hour day with
3600 images taken per day.
Video mode is always disabled
in Guard Duty mode. For this
chart we assume each Guard
Duty image is 100KB.
n/a
40 days
n/a
20 days
n/a
10 days
n/a
5 days
Guard Duty Mode On
Attack Series
(all 3 models)
This table shows approximately how many images
and videos fit on a SD card:
For use with
Attack
®
series
scouting cameras
Put your Cuddeback
virtually anywhere!
No tree needed!
Set-up is
simple as
I, 2, 3...
1
Insert Post
Mount into
firm ground.
2
3
Insert 2
thumb screws
into bracket
Adjust
camera angle
and tighten
For use with
Aim your camera in
virtually any direction –
up, down or all around!
Attack
®
series
scouting cameras
Pan & tilt
Insert 2 thumb
screws into
bracket
Lockable –
cable lock to tree
For use with
Attack
®
series
scouting cameras
Put a Genius Tilt
Mount bracket in
all your favorite
hunting spots!
Slide
POPGG
Tilt
adjust
-PDLBCMF
Genius Combo Kit – includes 2 mounts!
-
Pan & Tilt Mount
Tilt Mount
Lock Clip
Universal Plate (works with all cameras)
Mounting Screws
Genius Pan & Tilt Mount
Genius Tilt Mount
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