Wildgame Cloak 6 Lightsout Review

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Wildgame Cloak 6 trail camera

2016 Wildgame Cloak 6 Review

Model # Cloak6

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  • 7-month battery life


  • Extremely slow detection
  • Very few settings in the programming menu
  • Menus screen is tiny and hard to read

Trailcampro Analysis

The Wildgame Cloak 6 review is in progress.

Quality of Design: 53/100

Dimensions: 4.25" x 4" x 2" | Battery Type: 8 AA Batteries | External Battery Jack: None

The Cloak 6 is a very small, compact trail camera. The latches are very interesting and unique. They are toggle switches that slide left and right to unlock the cover. There doesn't seem to be a downside to this and they manipulate easily and work well.

The Cloak 6 does not have a built-in python bracket or a tripod mount. The tiny bungee straps that come with the camera for mounting are a big downgrade from the traditional nylon strap that most cameras have. They are small, easily dislodged and very flimsy.

The tiny LCD programming screen is very hard to read and the programming has barely any settings to choose from. We consider this to be a weakness.

Durability on this particular model is unknown at this time. In the past, we have had durability issues with Wildgame cameras that we have tested and reviewed.

Detection Circuit: 44/100

Picture Trigger & Recovery Speed: 0.95 s. / 32.9 s. | Video Trigger & Recovery Speed: 1.38 s. / 32.8 s. | Detection Range: 60 ft.

This is an extremely slow camera. 32 second recovery time is unheard of these days.

The detection range turned out to be 60 feet in our Detection Shootout. This is average by today's standards.

Overall, this is detection circuit is very poor.

Picture Quality

This category is under evaluation.

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Battery Life: 70/100

Resting Power (on): 3.85 mW | Daytime Power Consumption: 1.8 Ws | Nighttime Power Consumption: 2.66 Ws

Battery life turned out to be a positive on the Cloak 6. This camera is relatively efficient.

If this camera were to take 35-day pictures and 35-night pictures every 24 hour period, this camera would last 7.4 months in the field on a set of 8 AA lithium batteries.

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  • 6 mpxl interpolated photos

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