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Instructions for D-55IRXT
GameSpy Digital Camera
THANK YOU for your purchase of the D-55IRXT GameSpy Digital Camera.
Please read this booklet before using the unit. If you should have any questions
about this product or any other Moultrie product, please contact us using the
information on the back of this booklet. Please register your camera at
www.moultriefeeders.com to activate your warranty.
FRONT VIEW
LED Flash
Camera Lens
Light Sensor
Aim LED
LCD Display
Mode Button
ON/OFF/AIM
Enter Button
Power Panel Port
Navigation Buttons
Unlock for slide-out battery compartment
SIDE VIEW
11202011R1/ MFH-DGS-D55IRXT
USB Port
TV Out
SD Card Slot
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ON / OFF / AIM SWITCH
Used for turning On, turning Off, or Aiming the camera. When in AIM position the
red LED light on the front of the camera will illuminate. To help find the center field
of view for the camera, stand out in front of the camera and move left or right as you
observe the AIM LED - as you walk away from direct center the LED light will be
less bright. As you walk towards center the LED will appear brighter.
MODE BUTTON
The Mode Button selects Camera Setup or Main Screen. When camera mode is selected,
the UP and DOWN buttons navigate through the menu options. The Mode Button is
also used to wake-up the camera and turn on the display when the camera is in a power
saving mode.
ENTER, UP/DOWN and LEFT/RIGHT BUTTONS
The ENTER button selects the item to be changed. The UP/DOWN and LEFT/RIGHT
buttons are used to step through the menu options. Pressing the ENTER button again,
selects the option indicated on the display. The ENTER button is also used to
manually take a picture.
BATTERY COMPARTMENT
The Camera is powered by six(6) C size alkaline. Slide the Unlock switch to the right
and grab the small handle under the switch to slide-out the battery compartment tray.
SD CARD SLOT
Accepts up to a 32GB SD Card for photo and video storage. Note: An SD Card
must be installed for the camera to operate (sold separately).
USB PORT
Download still pictures and video onto your computer by connecting USB cable.
(sold separately)
POWERPANEL PORT
Accepts the Moultrie PowerPanel accessory (sold separately) only. Refer to
www.moultriefeeders.com for more information.
TV OUT JACK
View still pictures and videos on your TV by connecting a 2.5mm video cable
(sold separately).
PLOTSTALKER SAVE FILE
SAVING FILES OVERVIEW
Use the Save File features of the PlotStalker
software to create a single photo, reduce the
overall size of the .mlt file, exclude unwanted
photos in the front, or create a video that can
be viewed using a standard media player.
EXPORTING AN IMAGE/PHOTO
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2
3
4
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On the main screen, choose a starting image/
photo (frame) by using the scroll bar on the
bottom of the display or the frame-by-frame
search feature.
Press the SAVE button
Select the Current Image (*.jpg) radio button
Press Change... to enter the directory and
filename to save the image
Press Export to save the file
EXPORTING MLT FILE
1 Select the appropriate 50, 100, or 200 images video clip radio button.
This will create a MLT format file from the starting frame plus the
next 50, 100, or 200 frames.
2 Select the Change button to select the desired location to save the export file.
3 Enter the directory and filename to save the file
4 Select the Export button to save the file. These files are viewable with
Plot Stalker Software.
EXPORTING WMV FILE
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2
3
4
Select the appropriate 50, 100, or 200 images video clip radio button. This will
create a .wmv format file of the starting frame plus the next 50, 100, or 200 frames.
Select the Change button to select the desired location to save the export file.
Enter the directory and filename to save the file
Select the Export button to save the file. The program will convert the images
to video based on the chosen settings. The .wmv file can be viewed using a
standard media player.
Great for uploading to the internet or emailing.
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PLOTSTALKER ACTIVITY SEARCH
ACTIVITY SEARCH
The Search Feature will scan through your photos and automatically
look for changes in regions that you identify in Setup.
In search mode, the PlotStalker software scans through the .mlt photo file, stops
on a photo when changes are found in your identified region, and then highlights
the changes in blue. You can click anywhere in the video viewing area to remove
the blue highlights.
ACTIVITY SEARCH SETUP
Click the Settings button to activate
the Region and Sensitivity settings
for the Activity Search
Turn Camera on by sliding ON/OFF/AIM switch to
the ON position.
Eyelet
Press the MODE button one time to get to the
Camera Setup Menu. Set Time and Date by pressing
ENTER, using UP/DOWN to adjust selected field,
LEFT/RIGHT to move to the next field and ENTER
when done.
Mounting
Strap
Your Camera will now automatically take pictures
whenever an animal is detected in range -based on
the default settings below.
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Click on the Set Motion Search Area button.
2
Use the mouse to select and drag the red outline around the area you want to
search for movement. This allows you to focus on a very precise area if
required.
Click OK button on the Settings window to confirm your settings and exit
the menu.
SENSITIVITY
Set to High, Medium or Low - This sets the level of pixel change the program
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will detect. Note; a pixel change will occur with a color, intensity, lighting or
movement so this setting is critical to obtain the desired results.
DEFAULT SETTINGS
Click on Default button to return to the default values for Search Area and
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Sensitivity settings
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Thread the provided Mounting Strap through the Eyelets on the back of the
camera and secure to a tree or pole approximately 36" from the ground as
shown.
Press MODE button until MENU SELECTION
screen is displayed. Use the UP/DOWN buttons
until the MAIN SCREEN option is highlighted
yellow. Press ENTER.
DEFINE SEARCH REGION
Provides the ability to search for
changes in the photo in a specific
region rather than the entire photo.
3
Slide the UNLOCK switch on the bottom of Camera and use the knob to pull
the slide-out Battery Tray. Install six(6) C size alkaline batteries with polarities
as indicated in the Battery Tray. Re-install the Battery Tray.
PlotStalker Software
Capture Mode
Photo Quality
Photo Delay after each photo is taken
Multi Shot Count
Video Resolution
Video Length
Camera Name
Temperature
Info Strip printed on photos
Plot Frequency
Plot Duration
Default Setting
Delete All?
TRAIL CAM
HIGH
1 MIN
OFF
HIGH
5 SEC
MYCAMERA
FAHRENHEIT
ON
15 SECONDS
3 HOUR
NO
NO
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CAPTURE MODES
The GameSpy offers four capture modes as described below.
The default capture mode is Trail Cam.
TRAIL CAM MODE
Still photos are taken when an animal is detected. The number of photos taken
when an animal is detected is configurable in Settings. Photos are stored in
the in the DCIM/100_MDGC folder on the SD card.
PLOT CAM MODE
The camera takes photos at a specified interval during the day and combines
them together to create a Plot Video (*.MLT file) which can be viewed on the
supplied Moultrie Plot Stalker software. The camera takes a Plot Video twice
a day; once in the morning and once in the evening. The morning Plot Video
begins 15 min before sunrise. The evening Plot Video ends 15 min after
sunset. See chart below as a reference. The length of each Plot Video is
determined by the Plot Duration setting in the camera menu. The camera will
detect the correct sunrise and sunset times automatically and adjust itself
accordingly. The Plot Videos are stored in :/PLOT folder on the SD card.
IMPORTANT: It will take the camera 24hrs to properly adjust to the correct
sunrise and sunset times. As a default the camera will start the morning Plot
Video at 5:45am and end the evening video at 6:15pm. To reset the sunrise
and sunset times back to the default times, use the Default Settings option in
the menu.
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Morning Plot Video
Evening Plot Video
NOTE: The camera can still be triggered to take a photo under certain settings
while in plot mode. Please see the "Plot Frequency" settings in the camera
setup section.
HYBRID CAM MODE
Camera operates in Plot Cam mode during the day and Trail Cam Mode during
the night. Fifteen minutes after dusk the camera will enter the Trail Cam mode
and take night photos when the PIR sensor is triggered.
4 VIDEO MODE
Camera records a video when an animal is detected by the motion sensor.
During daylight hours the camera will record a video 5, 15 or 30 seconds in
length. During night the camera will record a video with a maximum length
of 10 seconds. The video length is configurable in SETTINGS.
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PLOTSTALKER SOFTWARE INTRO
INTRODUCTION
In time-lapse photography a series
of still photos are taken at regular
time intervals. The PlotStalker
Software allows you to load the
time lapse file that was captured
from your Moultrie Game Camera
and scroll backward and forward
through your photos, single step,
search for activity in a designated
area, and save the files.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Computer: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor or above; 1GB
>
RAM minimum; 100 MB hard disk space minimum.
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 32 bit - XP with Service Pack 2 or
>
later; Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with
Service Pack 1; or Windows 7
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
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Insert the PlotStalker CD into your computer and follow on-screen instructions.
LOADING PLOT FILES
Using standard Microsoft utilities (ex. File Explorer – My Computer),
1
copy the PlotFiles (extension is .MLT) from the PLOT directory on the
SD card to the hard disk drive in your computer. Note the location stored
on the hard disk drive.
2
Open the PlotStalker software application from the Windows Start Button
menu. Once in the PlotStalker software, click on the File Button
3
Browse to the location in which you have saved the Plot file(s)
(.MLT) in step 1 above, select the file of interest and click Open.
BEGIN/END
Goes to the first or last photo in the Plot File.
FRAME BY FRAME SEARCH
Individually step forward or backward through each photo.
REWIND/PAUSE/PLAY
Play photos in sequence, pause, or play the photos in reverse order.
These functions simulate a video and are useful for manually searching
changes in the photos. When a sequence is being played, press
fast-forward or fast-rewind multiple times to increase speed. (1x-5x)
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Photo Quality
LOW
MEDIUM
HIGH
Video Quality
HIGH
LOW
Approximate photos stored 1GB SD card
LOW
MEDIUM
HIGH
Approximate video time stored 1GB SD card
HIGH
LOW
Optional SD Memory Card
Optical Field of View
Batteries
Approximate Detection Range
1280 x 960 (1.3MP)
2048 x 1536 (3.2MP)
2560 x 1920 (5.0 MP)
640 x 480 @ 24fps
320 x 240 @ 24fps
3500
1250
900
30 Minutes
60 Minutes
32 GB Max
55 degrees
Alkaline C-cells
45 +/-5 feet
Setup Menu - The UP/DOWN buttons are used to navigate through the available
setting choices. UP/DOWN moves to the next menu item, and ENTER selects
the item to be changed. Additional menu choices are available by hitting the
UP/DOWN button when either the first/last option is highlighted.
SETUP DATE/TIME
MM/DD/YY HH:MMAM
Date/Time - Set Date /Time - on the SETUP DATE/TIME screen, use the
UP/DOWN buttons to modify the month. Press LEFT/RIGHT buttons to move
to the next field. Press the ENTER button again to save your selections. The Time
and Date is retained between battery changes. Time is not automatically adjusted
for daylight savings.
CAPTURE MODE
TRAIL CAM
Capture Mode - (default Trail Cam) Press the UP/DOWN buttons to highlight
the desired mode. Press the ENTER button to save the mode and return to the
Camera Setup Menu. There are four capture mode settings –TRAIL CAM, PLOT
CAM, HYBRID CAM or VIDEO. Refer to the CAPTURE MODE section of this
manual for details.
PHOTO QUALITY
HIGH
Photo Quality - (default High) -The higher the quality of the photo/image the
more memory it consumes. However, higher quality images have higher resolution
which results in clearer images -especially when zooming in. There are four
photo/image quality settings HIGH, MEDIUM, and LOW. Press the UP/DOWN
buttons to highlight the desired setting. Press the ENTER button to save the setting
and return to the Camera Setup Menu. Refer to SPECIFICATIONS section of this
document for details on number of images stored based on Photo Quality.
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PHOTO DELAY
1 MIN
Photo Delay - (default 1 minute) -The photo delay determines the number of
minutes between pictures when an animal is detected and remains in range.
To change the delay time, press the UP/DOWN buttons to highlight the desired
setting. Press the ENTER button to save the setting and return to the Camera Setup
Menu. Additional menu choices are available by hitting the UP/DOWN button
when the first/last option is highlighted. Photo Delay can be set to 5, 15 and
30 seconds, 1, 5, 10, 30 and 60 minutes.
ADVANCED INFORMATION (cont.)
INFORMATION ON PICTURE
The info strip below will appear at the bottom of the photo/video:
Temp.
Moon
Date
Time
Camera Name
Moon Phase
The icons for the moon phase are as follows:
MULTI SHOT
OFF
Multi-Shot - (default OFF) - When the Game Spy Camera is configured for TRAIL
in the capture mode screen, the camera can take 2 shot standard or 3 Shot standard,
2 Shot Fast, 3 Shot Fast, and 4 Shot Fast each time an animal is detected. There is
an approximate 3-4 second delay between pictures when the 2 shot standard or 3
Shot standard setting is selected. When the 2 Shot Fast, 3 Shot Fast, and 4 Shot
setting is selected, the camera will take the selected amount of photos within 1-2
seconds. To choose the desired setting press the ENTER button to enter the Multi
Shot settings. Press UP or DOWN to select the desired number of photos. Then
press ENTER again to return to the camera setup menu.
VIDEO RESOLUTION
HIGH
Video Resolution - (default High) -Video resolution can be set to LOW or HIGH.
The higher the quality of the video, the more memory it consumes. However,
higher quality videos have higher resolution. Low: 320 x 240 High: 640 x 480
Press the UP/DOWN buttons to highlight the desired setting. Press the ENTER
button to save the setting and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
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ADVANCED INFORMATION
VIEWING PICTURES ON COMPUTER VIA USB
1. Plug USB cable into the USB port on your Windows 7/Vista/XP computer.
(USB cable sold separately)
2. Plug other end of USB cable into the camera's USB port.
3. To access JPG pictures and AVI movie files, navigate to "My Computer" and
double click the "Moultrie CAM" drive. Picture files will be stored In the
DCIM/100_MDGC directory; video files are located in the DCIM directory.
4. To exit USB mode, follow Windows’ instructions for properly disconnecting
a removable drive and then unplug.
VIEWING PICTURES - TV OUT
1. To enter TV Out Mode, turn on the camera and place in the SETUP mode.
2. Plug RCA jack from TV Adapter Cable (sold separately) into a VIDEO IN
port on a TV or VCR.
3. Plug other end of TV Adapter Cable into the TV Out Jack. Pictures are now
presented on the TV.
4. To view pictures use the RIGHT or LEFT button to sequence to the
next/previous captured picture or video clip. The camera’s menu display shows
the picture number being viewed.
5. To delete current picture or video, press the DOWN button.
6. To exit TV mode, unplug the TV Adapter Cable from the TV Out Jack and
TV or VCR.
VIDEO LENGTH
5 SEC
Video Length- (default 5 seconds) -When the Game Spy Camera is configured
for VIDEO in the Capture Mode screen, the camera will record video for a
designated amount of time each time an animal is detected. To change the amount
of time recorded, press the UP/DOWN buttons to highlight the desired setting.
Press the ENTER button to save the setting and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
The maximum video length for a nighttime IR video is 10 seconds.
CAMERA NAME
MYCAMERA
Camera Name - (default MYCAMERA) The Camera Name is imprinted on the
photos and provides a point of reference when multiple cameras are used. To change
the Camera Name, use the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the character to be
modified. Press the UP/DOWN button to select the desired character (A to Z, 0 to 9,
dash or space). Press LEFT/RIGHT to move to the next character. Press the ENTER
button to save the new camera name and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
IR TEST
OFF
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IR Test- (default Off) When IR Test is ON and the PIR sensor detects motion,
the red LED on the front of the camera will come on for 2 sec and then shut off.
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TEMPERATURE
FAHRENHEIT
Temperature - (default Fahrenheit) - The temperature is imprinted on each photo
and can be in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius. To change the temperature units,
press the UP/DOWN buttons to highlight the desired setting. Press the ENTER
button to save the setting and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
INFO STRIP
ON
Info Strip - (default On) -When the Info Strip is turned ON, the information strip,
as described in the Advanced Setup section of this manual, is imprinted on the
photos. The Temperature, Moon phase, Date, Time, Camera Name, & Moultrie
logo are imprinted on the bottom of each picture. When the Info Strip is turned
OFF, the photo contains no information strip. To change the Info Strip setting,
press the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the desired setting. Press the ENTER
button to save the setting and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
PLOT FREQUENCY
15 SECONDS
Plot Frequency - (default 15 seconds) - Used to set the time frequency between
each photo in plot mode. To change the plot frequency, press the UP/DOWN
buttons to highlight the desired setting. Press the ENTER button to save the
setting and return to the Camera Setup Menu. Plot frequency can be set to 5, 10,
15, 30, 60 seconds or 2 or 5 minutes.
NOTE: Increasing the Plot Frequency will decrease the battery life of the camera.
It is recommended to use lithium batteries for taking plot videos.
NOTE: When the Plot Frequency is set to 60 seconds, 2 minutes or 5 minutes, the
cameras motion sensor can still be activated in between photos. When this occurs,
a photo will be taken and added to the plot video.
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PLOT DURATION
3 HOURS
Plot Duration - (default 3 hours) – Plot Duration is used to limit the time periods
that the camera will be active. To change the plot duration, press the UP/DOWN
buttons to highlight the desired setting. Press the ENTER button to save the
setting and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
Plot duration can be set to All Day, 1, 2, 3, or 4 hours.
• All Day – Plot cam takes photos all day
• 1 Hour – Plot cam takes photos for 1 hour twice a day.
• 2 Hour – Plot cam takes photos for 2 hours twice a day.
• 3 Hour – Plot cam takes photos for 3 hours twice a day.
• 4 Hour – Plot cam takes photos for 4 hours twice a day.
NOTE: Increasing the Plot Duration will decrease the battery life of the camera.
It is recommended to use lithium batteries for taking plot videos.
DEFAULT SETTINGS
NO
Default Settings - (default No) -To restore all the settings back to the factory
default, press the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the YES setting. Press the
ENTER button to restore the default settings and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
DELETE ALL?
NO
Delete All Photos - (default No) - To remove all content on the SD card, press the
LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the YES setting. Press the ENTER button to
erase photos and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
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