Fabrication of TrailEyes Game Camera Radar ™
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us start with the TrailEyes Hunting Radar Assy
start with building the TrailEyes™ Hunting Radar Assy transmitter. It is the basic sensor for use with many other
devices on this site. To follow you will need the bill of material and the Wiring Diagram for reference. Just print them out.
Game Camera Radar Bill Of Material
Upload Hunting Radar Wiring
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Depending on how many locations you will want to monitor, you will need one set
of the above for each remote Trail-Eyes™ Game Camera Radar Assy's you want to make............. Also you will have extra units to
give to others on your party to help find downed wounded deer in heavy brush day
or night if your blood trail disappears...............
Game Camera Radar Assy™
Passive Infrared Motion Detector (PIR)
a Texecom Medusa Model Passive Infrared Detector as a trigger for the long range
radio frequency (R.F.) transmitter. Other common brands are the, Rocknet Model
RK-300, Radio Shack or x-10 wireless they will be
interchangeable and there are others that could be modifiable to operate the
same way. I also chose a LINX RF transmitter/receiver system for several
Referring to the TrailEyes™ Hunters-Radar™ bill of materials and wiring diagram
Prior to wiring you might
want to paint the PIR case and the electrical project box whatever color you
desire. I used a flat camo-green color but even a flat black or brown would be
better than a white case shining by the hunting trail.............
To assemble power for the
Trail Monitor a 9 volt battery connector positive terminal (+) red wire needs
to be soldered to the on off switch. The switches shown on the drawing are
single pole single throw type, this means they are either on or off. You may
end up with a double pole double throw switch which has too contacts inside.
In this case you will see three terminals, solder the (+) red wire to the
Depending on the obstructions between the hunter and the remote detector the
transmitter internal antenna will work for about a 300ft separation.
large Radio Shack project box can be used to house the transmitter, ............
Preparing the remote detector for mounting can easily be done by...................
Other PIR Options
you want to save a little more money but do a little more work you can pick up a two
lamp, motion sensor activated outdoor lamp at Home Depot, Lowe’s or Wal-Mart for
under $12 and convert it. This conversion can be found at,
Home Brew Game Camera Project.
that trophy again and always be alert that it could be people coming instead of
animals. Game Pager™
helps you be safe because there will never be a reason to rush a shot because
calls you before anything coming can see you.
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