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Postby Rebelben48 on Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:58 pm

I have a infrared game camera and I have come to find that when the camera is triggered in the dark the illuminators light up red. This is spooking the deer I hunt. Is this light up of the illuminators normal? I have a Moultrie I40

Thanks,

Ben
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Postby Steven_L on Mon Oct 15, 2007 4:25 pm

It is not proven that deer see IR light. There is good evidence they can see some UV light, but how much is not known. It's more likely they are hearing a sound from your camera and maybe even associate that with scent, and therefore humans.
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