How many things (especially electronics) are made in the USA? Not many, but this Trophy Cam is one of those items made in the USA. Bushnell's main location in the US is in Overland Park Kansas, nice. I purchased this through Walmart.com (at the time), at a substantial savings. I now see where they're offered but from a 3rd party seller through Walmart's web site. On to the Trophy Cam: The trophy cam exterior is smooth yet durable and doesn't easily scratch. Set up is somewhat un-intuitive but easily solved w/the manual's help. The unit feels solid and you can feel it squeeze the gasket when you close the hasps. Oddly, I don't find an on-line PDF version of this manual. Maybe it's there somewhere, but for me, it didin't pop up doing a google search or even on the Bushnell web site. The pictures taken were clear both in the daytime and night. It's main use was for surveillance of our home. I liked that I could place it away from the house (but pointing at the house/driveway), w/o running an underground conduit just to fish wire out to a camera location. However after a week or so of use, (for me), I want something that I don't have to think about with regards to going out and pulling out the SD card just to see what I took pictures of. If for wild game, then sure, not a problem. For home security, I'd rather have something to set & forget and no points off for that. And for security, having to hide the unit was a challenge and in viewing some of the photos, The distance to where I had it placed (to keep it hidden), it kept me from getting a readable view of a license plate, (even at the 8MP setting). Still, no points off as it was where I had it placed, but that is what you'd need, or what I would want, a perfect photo of a thief's license plate or their face! And, if you have kids & dogs, well then you'll have a lot of great photos of them out in the wild running back and forth across the camera's field-of-view. Great camera, it triggered most every time that it should have. Can operate for up to a year on (8) double-A's and can work on only 4-double A's if needed. I only briefly used the video and the HD video was very clear. Bass Pro has a web page that has reviews and ratings of a lot of different brands/models of Trail/Trophy cam's. Here and most everywhere, Bushnell is one of the top-rated items and, Bushnell Trophy Cam's come w/a 2 year warranty. If you're not starting to spend most of your money on gas (again), then consider a Bushnell Trophy Cam. very reliable, well-built and worth investigating, especiall for an AMERICAN-MADE product. On a side note, Walmart does carry a Wi-Fi SD card that might work to be able to transmit photos out of the Trophy cam to a computer. However, not sure if it's compatible at this writing. It's called the (Eye-Fi Connect X2) and comes in various capacities. Do a search on them. The company has a list of compatible cameras but doesn't get into the realm of Trophy/Trail cam's, but seems like they should work? Thanks for reading and if you hunt, you'll definitely want this Trophy Cam.
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