DIY External Battery Box Tactacam Reveal


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Description

 

Fits all Tactacam Reveal cameras. Also for the WiseEye, WingHome, Barn Owl, Creative XP and any other camera that uses a 4.0x1.7mm DC input. We've made it simple for you to source your own parts to build your own external battery box and use a 12v 12ah SLA battery for extended use of your Tactacam Reveal and Reveal X. While cellcams have many variables the affect battery life it's common to see 12000 pictures sent to your phone before needing to change out the battery for a fresh one.

BATTERY SIZE CAPACITY (Battery Not Included):

  • SLA/AGM Battery 12v 9ah-15ah Best prices found on Amazon and ebay. 
  • Amped Outdoors Lithium Battery 12v 15ah, 20ah and 30ah WIDE (not the tall)
  • For the AMPED 30ah Wide to fit you will need to remove the foam in the box

WARNING!!! PLEASE VERIFY THE CAMERA VOLTAGE REQUIRED AS SOME CAMERA MODELS USE DIFFERENT VOLTAGE FOR EXTERNAL POWER

Specifications:

  • Battery Box Wiring Kit with Chewproof cable (check required camera plug size below)
  • Box Model WLC100
  • INTERIOR (LXWXD): 7.6"x4.8"x5.3"
  • EXTERIOR (LXWXD): 8.6"x7.28"x6.06"
  • Weight: 2.42lbs
  • Lid Depth: 0.79"
  • Base Depth: 4.53"
  • Material: Resin
  • Temperature Range:-40℃~90℃
  • Waterproof: IP67
  • O-ring seal 
  • Open cell core with solid wall design - strong, light weight
  • Pre-cut Pick and Pluck Foam for customizing 
  • Pre-cut with convoluted lid foam
  • Stainless steel hardware 

Please note. This is not a ready made kit. This is a collection of all the parts necessary for you to build your own box. You will need to drill a 1/2" hole, cut the terminals already on the wire in order to get them through the cable gland and crimp the new ones on to the wire after passing through the gland. 

Instructional Video

Includes the parts used to assemble an external battery box. There are no instructions and it is assumed the user has knowledge of how to construct a battery box.

Included: One HD Tactical Style Box with Pick-n-Pluck foam, one Chew Proof Power Cable with 4.0x1.7mm DC Plug, Two F2 Female Connectors and Waterproof Cable Gland

For a rechargeable battery I recommend Power Sonic 12v 12ah or the Neptune 15ah for SLA batteries. Or the Amped Outdoors 12v 20ah Lithium battery found on our website. The cheapest place to buy them is ebay  and you can get a two pack to always have a charged battery ready to swap in. 

Camera Cable Plug Sizes and Voltage 

  • 4.0x1.7mm: Spartan GoCam 6v Spartan, Tactacam Reveal 12v, Tactacam Reveal X 12v, most Cuddeback 9v, Barn Owl 12v, Wise Eye 12v Creative XP 12v, Camojojo Trace 6v
  • 5.5x2.1mm: Browning, Spypoint, Stealth Cam, Moultrie, Covert WC30, Black Gate R4g 12v, All Exodus Cameras
  • 5.5x2.1mm with Screw On Collar: fits all the Spartan Ghost and first generation of Golive models. 12v, 
  • 5.5x2.1mm extra long: Golive 2, Spartan Eclipse, Spartan Lumen, rubber on the plug needs to be trimmed back some to expose about 14mm of the silver barrel. 12v
  • 4.8x1.7mm: Ridgetec, Reconyx 12v

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J Yoder
Use a 3/8 Gland

Recently purchased 5 of the DIY kits. They work great. Save yourself a lot of hassle and use a 3/8" wire gland instead of the 1/4" gland supplied with the kit. It will not require you to cut of the terminals and solder new ones back on as suggested in the tutorial vidoeo.

Thank you for your purchase and taking time to leave a review and for your suggestions. The pg7 gland is the only one I found to have a really good watertight seal. All the sizes above it I found to be slightly loose. You really should check out our Elite kit. It's heads and shoulders above the one you bought. https://youtu.be/jFxAekzaxv8?feature=shared

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Dalston

Amazing company to work with. communicated and easy to talk to 

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David B
DIY Battery Boxes are awesome!!

Bought 2 battery box kits for my Reveal cams. Here’s what I can say - the quality of the box and power cable components is top notch. Very easy to put everything together. Just watch Mike’s YouTube tutorial. Great value for the price! Can’t wait to get my cams out and not have to touch them for the whole year. And… no more buying single use AA’s. Thanks for a quality product at a great price! Will be buying more.

Thank you David. I really appreciate the feedback.

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Taylor Janssen
Best product

This is by far the best thing I’ve bought for my reveal x pro. My camera is back up in the trees where sunlight is minimal so a solar panel wasn’t really optimal for my situation but the battery box was perfect for me and saves me the trip of having to change batteries all the time.
Thanks

Thank you Taylor for taking the time to leave a review.

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Jeremy

Best on the market!

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