What do you need in a trail camera? Strong low-light performance, reliable motion detection, lots of storage, and long-lasting battery power.
How about all that and remote 4G wireless connectivity, pan-tilt control, person and animal detection app notifications, solar panel, 2-way audio speaker and mic, remote live-view and clip viewing? Surely you can’t get all of this in a single camera?
Well, Reolink has done it – their new Keen Ranger Pan-Tilt Wire-free trail camera features all of the above and then some. This camera is the first offering in the new line-up called Keen camera. The Keen camera line is aimed at nature-enthusiasts who need a reliable yet powerful camera for observing wildlife, protecting herds or for hunting purposes.
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The Keen Ranger PT has a maximum resolution of 2K (2560 x 1440) at 15fps. The wide fixed lens has a focal length of 2.8mm which enables a solid 95° field of view horizontally. The 12PCs of 940nm no-glow IR LEDS has a range of 30 metres, helps the camera to be discreet and not draw attention to itself.
To set up the camera, you can use the provided 6000mAh rechargeable batteries which is good for 1-4 weeks of normal usage. You can charge the batteries through a 5V 2A USB charger or use the optional solar panel as a fully self-sufficient power source. Using the mobile app, connect the camera to a 3G or 4G network and you are in business!
So once you have set up the Keen Ranger, what can you do through the mobile app?
- Remote realtime live-view and on demand recording of clips to the on-board SD card or optional Reolink cloud
- PIR motion detection to automatically record clips based on standard/person/human detection
- Receive mobile notifications with indication of whether it was a person or human
- Set up time-lapse mode
- Listen in on the camera and talk in realtime to anyone near the camera using the 2-way audio feature
Where to Buy
The Reolink Keen Ranger PT is now available to pre-order at the official Reolink store.