Victure HC300 26/100
- No-Glow Flash
- Very Limited Detection Range
- Blurry Images of Moving Objects
- Only Three Consecutive Pictures
- 32GB Memory Card Limit
- 5 Seconds Delay
Detection Range: 3/20
The detection range is extremely limited and somewhere around only 15 feet.
Extremely slow trigger, and even most daylight pictures are out of focus and blurry.
The only reason the camera scored this high for accuracy is the limited detection range.
Battery Life: 5/10
The battery life is just average but acceptable for picture mode.
Daylight Images: 3/10
Images from stationary or slowly moving objects are satisfactory. However, most pictures of moving animals are out of focus.
Lowlight Images: 3/10
The camera uses black & white mode during dawn and dusk, and the images are slightly better than night images.
Night Images: 2/10
The night images are not usable unless the animal has stopped. Sometimes, we can even tell what animal it was, as all we see is just a blurry spot.
While the listed specs of the Victure HC300 trail camera may appear decent on paper, the reality is that it is a product you would regret owning.
The burst mode is particularly disappointing, as it only captures three pictures at a time, which is insufficient to capture crucial moments. Additionally, the camera's slow five-second recovery mode means that the animal you were hoping to capture may already be out of frame by the time it's ready to take another burst of pictures.
Another area for improvement with the Victure HC300 is the poorly placed battery compartment at the bottom of the camera. As a result, the batteries will always fall out when you unclose the latch, making swapping batteries incredibly challenging, if not impossible, without completely removing the camera from the tree.
While no trail camera is perfect, we can usually find a suitable spot based on the camera's strengths. However, in the case of the Victure HC300, while it helped us locate a busy site, it needs to catch up in a few areas. Firstly, the image and video quality could be sharper, and the night vision capabilities are limited. Secondly, the battery life is not as long-lasting as we had hoped, and we found ourselves having to replace batteries more frequently than we anticipated.
It's worth noting that at this price point, there are very few models that perform exceptionally well. The Victure HC300's shortcomings are not unique to this particular camera, and we understand that sometimes, even $40 can be too much to spend on a trail camera. That said, we've decided to replace the Victure HC300 with a better unit as soon as possible. We'll be looking for a model with stronger image and video quality, improved night illumination capabilities, and longer battery life.
Overall, the flawed design of the Victure HC300 is a significant drawback, and it falls short of our expectations for a trail camera. It's a shame that the listed specs do not translate into better performance, and we would not recommend this camera to anyone looking for a reliable and effective trail camera.
SpecsOfficial specs from the manufacturer.
- Victure HC300
- Model Year
- Flash Type
- No-Glow IR
- Max Pixels
- Max Video
- No. of Sensors
- Detection Range
- 45 ft
- Flash Range
- 45 ft
- Field of View
- 90 degrees
- Trigger Speed
- 0.30 second
- Min Delay
- 5 seconds
- Max Delay
- 60 minutes
- Max Card Size
- 32 GB
- 12 months