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Reconyx HyperFire HC-500

Free SD card and shipping included

  • Discounts apply for bulk
  • Government departments may order on credit

Key features

  • Fast trigger time
  • Time lapse photography
  • Large data card support, up to 10 photos per trigger

Key applications

The HC-500 is the baseline monitoring camera from Reconyx. It uses a red infrared flash and is suitable for general wildlife monitoring applications. The ultra-fast trigger time is ideal for fast moving species or close quarters, such as in dense scrub. The HC-500 also makes an adequate security camera.

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Instruction Manual

Sample photos


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Maximum photo resolution 3.1 megapixels
Maximum number of photos per trigger 10 photos per trigger star.png
Maximum video resolution Not supported. 2 photo frames per second supported.
Maximum video length Not applicable
Sound Recording No
Maximum data card size 32 GB star.png
PIR motion sensitivity
Flash range 50 feet
Number of flash LEDs
Flash type IR (red)
Flash disable No
Trigger time 0.2 seconds star.png
Minimum re-arm delay programmable 0 seconds star.png
Maximum re-arm delay programmable 5 minutes
Password protection No
Batteries 12x AA
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Viewing screen size
Viewing screen location
Video playback
Photo viewing
Remote control None required
Mobile Network Capabilities No
Laser pointer No
Live preview No
Minimum time lapse 1 minute star.png
Maximum time lapse 60 minutes star.png
Tripod socket No
TV Output No

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