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Updates and posts to this web site are delayed due to ongoing problems I am having with internet access. This is because of the degradation of the existing phone line infrastructure which it is hoped will be upgraded by the spring of 2017.

Technical Post Index

Last page update: 18.07.2015

This page is a list of all the technical posts on this website relating to the use and repair of Ltl Acorn cameras.
Date format is DD/MM/YYYY
Organisation is oldest first

Please note that the Acorn Trail Cameras are continually evolving, especially the functions, programming and firmware. Remember that older posts may only be partially relevant to later cameras, so always try to read the most recent post on a subject. If you can't find what you're looking for or are not sure, then please get in touch with me for more up to date information.

October 2011
09.10.2011  Trail Camera Reviews
10.10.2011  Close focus tests     
14.10.2011  Ltl Acorn 5210A Card full problem.

November 2011
01.11.2011  Colour balance, sharpness and dynamic range 

January 2012    
25.01.2012  New Ltl Acorn and Bushnell Trail Cameras - Review - Part 1
 - Packaging and specifications.
30.01.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 MC and Bushnell 119467 - Review - Part 2   
 - Case design.

February 2012
20.02.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 MC and Bushnell 119467 - Review - Part 3   
 - Batteries, Power supplies, Interfaces. Inside the camera.
26.02.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 MC and Bushnell 119467 - Review - Part 4   
 - Infra Red LED Arrays and Power Consumption.  Test card bench tests.  Video sound level.

March 2012
14.03.2012  Water in the Ltl Acorn 6210 control panel - Review - Part 5

April 2012
08.04.2012  Ltl Acorn 5210 and 6210 Video File Formats

May 2012
09.05.2012  Battery Performance in Trail Cameras   
09.05.2012  Trigger Speed Tests - Bushnell and Ltl Acorn
27.05.2012  Firmware Upgrades - Ltl Acorn 5210 and 6210 cameras
 - Firmware updates
27.05.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 Water Resistance - Final Analysis

June 2012
07.06.2012  Infra Red Night Image Quality and Illumination Range
08.06.2012  Raven and Pine Marten at bait site using Acorn 6210MC
09.06.2012  How to keep the water out of the Acorn 6210
09.06.2012  Images of Case Modifications for the Updated Little Acorn 6210
11.06.2012  Ltl Acorn 5210A exposure tests. (Red Deer Stag's reaction to filter noise) Part 1
 - Firmware updates
16.06.2012  MMS Connectivity with Ltl Acorn Trail Cameras
21.06.2012  Trail Cameras - New Ltl Acorn 6210 water ingress tests
24.06.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210MM trail camera, water resistance test
25.06.2012  MMS Signal strength and External Antennas

July 2012
03.07.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 water resistance tests update
07.07.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 water ingress problem solved
13.07.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 HD Series trail camera re-design cures water problem.
30.07.2012  Acorn 5210A exposure tests - Firmware Upgrade - Part 2
 - Firmware updates

August 2012
03.08.2012  Bushnell and Ltl Acorn comparative trigger speed tests

18.08.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 Firmware Upgrade - Night time infra-red lighting and exposure.
 - Firmware updates

September 2012
03.09.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 daylight still image under exposure
05.09.2012  Acorn 6210 MM/MMX instructions for using SMTP
30.09.2012  Ltl Acorn 5210 and 6210 Trail Camera Problem Solving  
 - Use this post to look for solutions to problems you may have with your Acorn Trail Camera.

October 2012
05.10 2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 and 5210 Trail Cameras News Update
 - Trigger Speeds and Reaction Times - MMS Modules - 6210 Case Re-design
 - 6210 Software Version update - 5210 Software Version update - Future Tests and Reviews
 - 6210 Availability
29.10.2012  Ltl Acorn 6210 Water Resistance Tests

November 2012
05.11.2012  Trail Camera Video Distortion - Ltl Acorn 6210 firmware update
Firmware update

December 2012
04.12.2012  6210 Delivery update and Firmware/Software News
 - Firmware update
11.12.2012  Using GPRS/SMTP with Ltl Acorn Trail Cameras  
 - Sending images from camera in emails, via SMTP, set up instructions
11.12.2012  Updated Ltl Acorn 6210 back order news and firmware updates
 - Firmware update to correct connection problem in some recent cameras.
30.12.2012  Firmware Updates, Upgrades and Software - Little Acorn Trail Cameras
 - Do you need to update your firmware? How to find your camera's firmware version. 
 - Current firmware versions. Recent 6210 firmware issue (Wireless connection). 
 - How to do a Firmware Upgrade. Resetting  your camera. Recent Setup software releases.

January 2013
20.01.2013  Downloads for Ltl Acorn Trail Cameras.
 - Ltl Acorn Camera Technical SupportInstruction Manual Downloads. Camera Set-up Software  - DownloadsFirmware Downloads6210MG Connection Problem.
24.01.2013  SMTP Set-up Instructions for Ltl Acorn Remote Wireless Cameras
 - General Requirements for sending images by email. Acorn Software Set-up SMTP2GO Account Set-up.
 - Vodafone Generic Internet and MMS Settings. Other Worldwide Email and SMTP Services.
24.01.2013  Ltl Acorn 6210 Wireless Module - IMEI Code

February 2013
28.02.2013  GPRS Wireless Module Problem in Acorn Series 2 Wireless Cameras
 - Ltl Acorn factory new SMT production plant installation and GPRS wireless PCB design.

March 2013
17.03.2013  Ltl Acorn Trail Camera Technical Support and Repairs
18.03.2013  Wireless Connections - Acorn 5210MG and 6210MG - MMS Sending
 - Using a Yagi Antenna.  RF Propagation at GSM Frequencies. 
 - MMS Problems with the Acorn 5210MG and 6210MG.


April 2013
10.04.2013  Close Focusing with the Acorn 5210A Trail Camera
                    Garden Birds Close up with Ltl Acorn 5210A and 6210MC
11.04.2013  Close Focusing with the Acorn 6210MC Trail Camera
                    Pine Marten taken with an Ltl Acorn 5210A using Infrared light
18.04.2013  Acorn and Bushnell Trail Camera Night Time Infrared Lighting Comparisons
19.04.2013  Acorn 6210MG/5210MG Wireless Camera Instability - Continuous Triggering


May 2013
09.05.2013  Ltl Acorn 5210 and 6210 Close Focus Adjustments
 - Instructions on how to make the adjustments.
                             

June 2013
01.06.2013  6210 Upgrade News and new Model 5310 announcement
28.06.2013  Ltl Acorn 5210 "Please re-upgrade" message problem

July 2013
03.07.2013  Ltl Acorn 6210MG Cellular Camera update and tests
31.07.2013  Ltl Acorn 6210MGX Cellular Camera Function Tests

August 2013
06.08.2013  Ltl Acorn 6210MC Tested by Rhino and Elephant in South Africa

September 2013
29.09.2013  Ltl Acorn 6210MG Cellular Upgrade Performance and Availability

November 2013
09.11.2013  SanDisk SD 8GB Class 4 Compatibility with Ltl Acorn 6210MG

May 2014

August 2014
20.08.2013  Acorn Cellular Trail Camera Testing

October 2014
14.10.2014  How Trigger Interval Settings affect image transmission in Ltl Acorn Cellular Cameras

December 2014
19.12.2014  Ltl Acorn 5210A Scrambled Menu Corrected by Firmware Upgrade

February 2015
06.02.2015  Ltl Acorn 5210A captures the South Australian Bushfires

April 2015
02.14.2015  Ltl Acorn 6210MC attacked by Lion in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
10.04.2015  High Gain External Antennas suitable for Acorn cellular cameras

May 2015
28.05.2015  Ltl Acorn 6210 Control Panel Screen Display Distorted or not working - All Models

July 2015
14.07.2015  Which AA Batteries to use in Ltl Acorn Wildlife/Trail/Security Cameras


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This web site is about the wildlife, particularly the mammals, of the Glen Affric National Nature Reserve area in the north west Highlands of Scotland, UK; and the equipment I use to search for them, which is chiefly trail cameras.

I provide a technical support and parts service for the Ltl Acorn range of cameras and the income from this provides for the upkeep of this site and the purchase of cameras for my own surveying.

I hope you find the site useful and informative; and please contact me if you have any questions that I haven't already covered.