Stealth Cam PX36NG Review

Trailcampro Comprehensive Score:


TCP Rating: 56/100

- This is a no glow trailcam that takes 1.7 seconds to trigger a photo and 12 seconds to take the next picture. Compared to the competition, this is very slow. We do not recommend this camera. - TCP Staff

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Model # STC-PX36NG | PX36NG Owner's Manual

Trailcampro Comprehensive Score: What's this?




  • Nice case design


  • Poor detection speed
  • Poor picture quality
  • Poor video quality

Trailcampro Analysis

This review is currently in progress. We will continue to update as more information becomes available.

Quality of Design: 72/100

Dimensions: 5.25" x 3.5" x 2.75" | Battery Type: 8 AA Batteries | External Battery Jack: 12 Volt

The case design feels really sturdy. The outer plastic is thick, hard and durable. The top latch is larger than the bottom, which makes it easier to manipulate. There is a built-in python cable lock bracket on the back and a 1/4" x 20 threaded insert on the bottom of the camera for a tripod mount.

We really like the battery case design. When the camera opens, There is a detachable cover for the battery compartment. Batteries are easy to load and unload. The inside cover is a nice, practical addition to this camera.

Programming is not user-friendly. There is a switch that selects from QSet1 (Quickset 1), QSet2, QSet3, Custom or Test. Without using the manual, you won't know what any of the Quicksets are. The custom setting, this is the setting we use, can toggle through to change or save settings. The problem is the writing on the tiny setting screen reads like a digital clock. Imagine the clock on your nightstand trying to spell "Time," "Mode," "Burst," "Delete SD," or any other option. We are not a fan of the setup.

Durability is unknown, we will update this review if any new information comes in.

Detection Circuit: 32/100

Picture Trigger & Recovery Speed: 1.77 s. / 12.9 s. | Video Trigger & Recovery Speed: 2.68 s. / 10.2 s. | Detection Range: 60 ft.

Detection speed is very slow. There is no excuse for a 1.7-second trigger and 12.9-second recovery.

Detection range is 60 ft. This is an average detection range.

Picture Quality: 59/100

Photo resolution: 8 mpxl | Flash Type: No Glow Infrared

Pictures are very pixelated and the clarity is poor. Night pictures lack flash range, are grainy, and blurry.

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Video quality mimics the pictures - these are well below average videos.

Battery Life: 60/100

Resting Power (on): 1.78 mW | Daytime Power Consumption: 5.48 Ws | Nighttime Power Consumption: 8.54 Ws

Day and night consumption is middle of the road. This camera would benefit from being more efficient.

If this camera were to take 35-day pictures and 35-night pictures every 24 hour period, this camera would last 5.6 months in the field on a set of lithium batteries.

Stealth PX36NG Conclusion: 56/100

The PX36NG needs a lot of work before it gets our recommendation.

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Manufacturer Specifications

  • 8 mpxl photos (interpolated)
  • Time, date, moon phase, temperature and camera ID on photo stamp
  • No glow infrared flash
  • Accepts up to 32 gig sd card
  • Python lock bracket on back of camera
  • 1/4" by 20 threaded insert on bottom of camera
  • External 12-volt battery jack
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Trailcampro L.L.C.

3048 S. Clifton Ave
Suite 108
Springfield, MO 65807

Stealth PX36NG Accessories

Here are a few of the accessories we like to use in the PX36NG

8 lithium batteries

Energizer Ultimate Lithiums | 8 Pack


- There is no downside to using lithium batteries. Long battery life, extreme durability and better night pictures. You will be happy you did.

python cable lock

6 Foot Python Cable Lock


- Use this with the security case, or just the camera itself. The PX36NG has brackets on the back specifically for this lock.

Extra SD Cards

Start at $5.95

- SD cards store your pictures and videos for easy removal. We give you a free SD card with the Stealth PX36NG, but most people use two SD cards. If you have two cards, you can swap them out when you retrieve the pictures.

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