D-555i FAQs

Q: What type of flash does it have?

A: The Moultrie 555i uses No Glow Infrared flash. Moultrie's NO-GLOW CAMERAS create absolutely zero visible light when capturing images or video, day or night.  This is most important if you are after trespassers, thieves and skittish animals.  If you're looking for the most stealthy option available, this flash type is for you.

Q: Is there an external port for a 6 or 12-volt battery?

A: Yes, the D-555i has an external 12-volt battery port


Q: What type of batteries does it use?

A: The D-555i takes 6 C-Cell batteries.  Moultrie recommends the use of new Duracell or Energizer batteries for the A-5. Lithiums work well, but do not use rechargeable batteries. If your camera has s shorter battery life than expected it may be due to ENVIORNMENTAL FACTORS


Q: Does it come with an SD card or internal memory?

A: No, the D-555i does not come with either internal memory or SD card.


Q: How long do batteries normally last before running out?

A: The D-555i will capture 24,000+ images before requiring new batteries


Q: Is the case safe to use in wet/rainy enviornments?

A: Yes, all of Moultrie's cameras are designed to be used outside and are designed to be weather resistant.


Q: How do you download the images from the camera?

A: Using a USB SD card reader or picture viewer, you can download images to view or save on any number of devices with a USB port.


Q: Can you attach it to a tree using a cable?

A: Yes, the D-555i camera housing is compatible with several models of cable locks, like the Python Lock.  Moultrie also reccomends the use of a Moultrie Security box to help ensure the camera's security. 


Q: How does the camera activate to capture a photo?

A: Depending on the settings you as the user configure, the camera can capture images at a timed interval or it can capture images when the motion sensor detects motion within the camera's field of view.


Q: Is this camera motion or heat activated?

A:  The simple answer is “both”.  Moultrie cameras operate using a passive infrared (PIR) sensor, which detects what it interprets as motion and heat within the detection range of the camera lens.  When this motion and/or heat variance is detected, the sensor is triggered an image is taken.



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