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Browning Strike Force HD Pro X 69/100

Manufacturer: Browning Trail Cameras

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Intro

The Browning Strike Force HD Pro X is a 20 MP high-performance sub-micro trail camera with a 1.5" color view screen, adjustable 0.22-second trigger speed, and 0.6-second recovery time between pictures. The IR illumination has three modes of operation: Power Save, Long Range, and Fast Motion flash ranging up to 80 ft. The camera also produces high-quality 1600 x 900 HD+ video clips with sound. The camera is compatible with up to 512 GB SDXC memory cards. The Browning Strike Force HD Pro X is powered by only six AA batteries and has an excellent detection range. The camera also comes with an all-steel adjustable mounting bracket for easy installation. In addition, the camera has SD card management features and timelapse capability. The Browning Strike Force HD Pro X comes with a six-foot-long strap and a 1-year manufacturer's warranty.
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Browning HD PRO X
Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
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Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
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Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
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Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
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Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
Browning HD PRO X
Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
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Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
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Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
Browning HD PRO X
Camera picture: Browning HD PRO X - Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
Browning HD PRO X

Pros

  • Excellent detection range.
  • Adjustable steel tree mount bracket.
  • Very good battery life.

Cons

  • Expensive.
  • No card (door) security.
  • Low-resolution video.

Camera Ratings


Detection Range: 16/20

While rated at "only" 80 feet detection, we have seen detection well beyond 100 feet.

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Detection range by Browning HD Pro X

Speed: 8/10

The camera speed is outstanding, and even the video trigger is super fast.


Accuracy: 8/10

It takes a lot of wind to get false triggers from this model, and the accuracy is perhaps even better than other Browning offerings rated at a higher detection range.


Battery Life: 7/10

Considering this camera only needs six AA batteries, the battery life is impressive. But unfortunately, it will not last as long as other Browning models using eight batteries.


Daylight Images: 5/10

Compared with other Browning models, the daylight images are somewhat grainier. Also, the colors are dull and would benefit from a higher saturation.

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Three mule deer does in winter

Lowlight Images: 6/10

Low light images are somewhat grainy but still considerably better than most other brands.

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Mule deer in low light during snowstorm

Night Images: 7/10

Night images and videos are solid. The infrared illumination provides enough light for near objects but is not strong enough for anything beyond 50 feet.

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Mule deer doe at night

Design: 12/20

Overall, the camera is solid, and the adjustable mount provides additional flexibility. While the day images are average, the night images are pretty good. The excellent detection range and battery life make this model attractive, but only if you can find the camera at a discount. At full retail price, we would recommend other Browning models.


Verdict: 69/100

Overall, very balanced camera, delivering the picture and detection quality you would expect from Browning. However, at $169.00 MSRP, we recommend spending just a bit more and getting one of the premium offerings from Browning. With that being said, the adjustable bracket provides additional flexibility where a regular mount would not work, so it is an excellent option to have in your arsenal. Unfortunately, as Browning cameras are not lockable, and anybody can open the camera and take the card out, the only security option is to use a security box. Therefore, if you have to lock your camera, you will not benefit from the adjustable mount.

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Specs

Official specs from the manufacturer.
Name
Browning Strike Force HD Pro X
Manufacturer
Browning Trail Cameras
Model
BTC-5HDPX
Model Year
2021
Series
Sub Micro
Flash Type
Low-Glow IR
Max Pixels
20
Max Video
720p
No. of Sensors
1
Detection Range
80 ft
Flash Range
80 ft
Field of View
40 degrees
Trigger Speed
0.10 second
Min Delay
1 seconds
Max Delay
60 minutes
Max Card Size
512 GB
Wireless
No
Wifi
No
MSRP
$159.00
Warranty
12 months

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