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Tac Camera is a miniature body cam for ordinary citizens with a design that's been inspired by the body cameras worn by police officers. It'll clip securely to virtually any piece of clothing, and will stay put even if you engage in some intense physical activity, so you can wear it almost anywhere. With this camera, you'll be able to record up to eight gigabytes of high-definition audio and video. When you want to watch or listen to it, the camera will connect to almost any computer via the included USB cable.

Total Cost Breakdown

The cost of Tac Camera is $39.98 and the shipping is FREE!

Price is from As Seen on TV Commercial page: trytaccam.com


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How to Use (Step by Step)

  1. Turn On and Record

    To get started with your Tac Camera, turn it on by using the power button and start recording. You can carry the camera with you in any way you desire, such as in one hand or in a small pocket. However, in most cases, the safest and most secure option will be securing it to your clothing with the attached clip. Be sure to turn the camera off while you're not recording anything, as this will lead to a longer life for the device.

  2. Plug Into Computer

    After you feel like you're done recording audio or video for a while, you can then plug your camera into a computer or tablet by using the USB cable that comes with each camera. To do so, you'll need to attach one end of the cable (the smaller one) to the camera and the other end to the computer or tablet.

  3. Watch, Listen and Download

    Once your camera is plugged into your computer, you'll be able to watch and listen to what you've recorded with it by using almost any popular audio or video player, such as Windows Media Player. You'll be able to download the audio you hear and the video you see onto your computer so you can access it later. You'll also have the option of sharing it with others via email or social media.

Features

  • Small Physical Size

    A lot of recording devices can be big and bulky, but the Tac Camera is even smaller than a smartphone. In fact, it's less than half the size of the average smartphone. Therefore, carrying it instead of an alternative device will give you a lighter load, and unless you show them the device or tell them, most people probably won't even notice that you have it.

  • Generous Memory Size

    In contrast to its small size, this body cam has a generous memory capacity of up to eight gigabytes of video, audio or both. If you run out of memory while you've got it on, it won't automatically stop recording on you. Instead, it'll just start looping new recorded audio and video over top of the previous recordings you made. When you plug it into your computer later, even if you've been out recording things for hours, you'll always be able to see and hear your most recent recordings.

  • Shock-Proof Casing

    Each Tac Camera is contained within shock-proof, dark gray casing, so your camera will be able to survive drops to the ground from at least a few feet up without losing its ability to work. Moreover, while no one should ever step on their camera on purpose, if you were to accidentally step on yours, it would probably survive the impact without incurring severe damage.

  • Can Record At Night

    Due to the six infrared LED lights within this camera, each one can record video at nighttime in addition to the day. This function may be beneficial if you're spending time outdoors in the dark or if you want to catch someone who might be prowling around your property at night. When you watch them, the video recordings you've taken at nighttime will be just as clear as the ones you've made during the daytime.

Positive Points

  • Contributes To Safety

    The Tac Camera will contribute to the safety of both the individual user and society at large because when you're wearing it, you may be able to record people committing crimes or doing unsafe things. This might even happen by accident if they come into the picture while you're recording something else of your choice. Following that, you can share the videos of any offenders with your local police.

  • Ideal for Vacations, Sports

    One of these cameras is an ideal thing to bring along when you want to capture audio and video footage of family vacations, road trips, sporting activities and other fun activities. After you capture the footage, you'll be able to share it with everyone involved via your computer. On a day that you're bored or need a pick-me-up, you'll be able to go back and look at videos of fun times from the past.

  • Useful On The Job

    If you need to practice a physical task with many steps involved for work or want to prove to your boss that you've completed something while alone, this camera will come in handy. To help yourself practice a task, you'll be able to record yourself while doing it and look at the recording as many times as you'd like later. In the second scenario, you'll be able to download and show your recording to your manager if they happen to question you. This may even prevent you from being fired from a job!

Negative Points

  • Not Waterproof

    The Tac Camera isn't waterproof, nor is it stated anywhere that it's weather-resistant. Consequently, if it's raining hard or snowing, you'll need to be careful with the camera by keeping it tucked in an inner pocket of your clothing or in a plastic case or bag. Otherwise, the rain or snow may interfere—either temporarily or permanently—with the camera's performance. Since it's not waterproof, it almost goes without saying that it should not be submerged in water at any time. If you think an underwater recording would look really cool, you'll need to find another device to do it with.

  • Need Computer to Watch, Listen

    If you're on the road or outdoors without access to a computer or tablet, you'll have to wait to view any videos or listen to any audio on your camera. There's no way to see or hear recordings on the camera alone without connecting it to a computer or tablet first.

Warnings

  • Be Sure to Obey Laws

    There are some instances in which it's illegal to record other people or share the recordings with others after you've done so. The rules differ from state to state and from country to country, so before you make any recordings of other humans or share them, you should familiarize yourself with the laws in your physical location. If you don't, you could find yourself in a potentially sticky legal situation. Stick to recording just yourself or physical scenery if you're not sure about the legalities in a particular situation, especially if you're out of your home country.

Wise Advice

Do not buy Tac Camera online before searching Amazon.
- Alternatives or the same items are always available and sometimes at lower prices.

Wise Advice

Do not buy Tac Camera online before searching Amazon.
- Alternatives or the same items are always available and sometimes at lower prices.

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John Andrews - (Havelock, NC)
Posted: 11 Mar 2019

Bee+Howell Tac Camera

Never by this camera, because it is total junk! Does not operate as advertised and is definitely a "Buyer Beware" purchase.

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Phil is Calif - (San Mateo, CA)
Posted: 05 Mar 2019

No English Instructions HELP!

Purchased this at frys elect but the instructions are not in English can anyone send me the how to use in English please? Thank you.

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Frankie Grimes
Posted: 07 Mar 2019

Where did you buy it from?

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Duane - (Warner Robins, GA)
Posted: 15 Feb 2019

I saw the ads and considered buying two, one for me and one for my wife. Yet, after reading the scathing rebukes I think I'll look elsewhere. I definitely don't wanna waste my valuable money on Junk. Thanks to all for your helpful comments.

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little - (Greenville, SC)
Posted: 15 Jan 2019

This works, just understanding how is the issue. Great Picture and clarity but for some reason, it doesn't record long. Trying to figure that out, I guess it would help if I read the instructions, can't be that difficult and I hope it becomes reasonable but if not, can you say RETURN!

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eric reynolds - (United States, US)
Posted: 09 Jan 2019

Skipping in Recoeding

I've recorded about ten videos and everyone of them when trying to review them skips, stalls, and doesn't play continuously, I tried to call for tech support but they have no number even for that, I bought two of them and I regret buying them!

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gregor
Posted: 22 Feb 2019

Download VLC media player, it might work.

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Earl - (Madawaska, ME)
Posted: 03 Jan 2019

Inquiry

I would like to know if I can change the 8GB memory card for a larger one (for example 32GB) if I choose? I am a snowmobile enthusiast and would like to know how does this camera operate in cold temperatures (for example -20 F)? Thank you in advance for our assistance!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

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Bruce Fowler - (Neosho, MO)
Posted: 02 Jan 2019

8 Week Delivery

This company doesn’t send emails to tell you the Tac camera are on BACKORDER. After phoning customer service they tell me it’s an eight-week delivery. Wow, that’s no way to run a company.

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Gary Neal - (Berlin, WI)
Posted: 28 Dec 2018

Cheaply Made, Clip Broke

Clipped it on my shirt, camera and 1/2 the clip fell on the floor

Buttons go up , instructions don't mention that

Little Velcro tabs would be perfect for dash mount.

Don't record when plugged in .not even water resistance

its okay 1 to 5 a 3

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Michael Williams - (Baltimore, MD)
Posted: 18 Dec 2018

I plug up to my computer port but nothing happen, what am i doing wrong

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Dingo - (Orlando, FL)
Posted: 17 Dec 2018

Don't Waste Your Money. It's Junk

The promotion was advertised as buy 1 get one free. Both came. One won't charge. The video I shot with the other is grainy and blurred if you moved while shooting. No way this is anywhere near HD. Low SD at best. Called their CS number and I was left on hold.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.

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B J Cook - (Hammond, LA)
Posted: 15 Dec 2018

Terrible Company

Received message that the camera was backordered. Contacted to cancel order, was told order had already shipped. Credit card charged a week later, 12/4, ordered shipped 12/8 but still in transit. There is no way to comment on the website, can contact only by phone. If the product is so great, why all the Deceit.

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William D Bowen - (Seattle, WA)
Posted: 14 Dec 2018

SCAM doesn't work wasn't worth the time or money

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Mpc - (Calgary, AB)
Posted: 11 Dec 2018

Rip off

They are shipping from Canada, but charge in USD. What a joke. Canadians pay $60 USD while Americans only pay $40. That was my first clue about the company!

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Jeff Hensiek - (Berkley, MI)
Posted: 08 Dec 2018

Piece of SHIT!

One star is WAY to much. In reality I give it negative 5 stars. Total CRAP! DO NOT waste one dollar on this product! JunK! JunK! JunK!

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Carol Bollinger - (Bedford, TX)
Posted: 28 Nov 2018

Run Time

How many hours does it record before looping?

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Jeff Hensiek
Posted: 08 Dec 2018

It's a piece of CRAP!

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Mark - (Charleston, WV)
Posted: 28 Nov 2018

Piece of Junk

I got one of these and it won't record it will take pictures but they are purple looking and grainy, definitely not HD and the battery only lasts for about 30 minutes. I wouldn't recommend a friend to buy it.

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Jeff Hensiek
Posted: 08 Dec 2018

Totally agree! Its a piece of CRAP! I wouldn't recommend it to my worst enemy.

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Sidney - (Montreal, QC)
Posted: 18 Nov 2018

Batteries Tac Camera

Does the Tac camera come with batteries ?
What type/name of batteries are needed for the tac camera ?
Ty

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Jeff Hensiek
Posted: 08 Dec 2018

It doesn't charge, it doesn't work, it's a piece of CRAP not worth the time out of your day much less one dime of your money.

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Cristine G Morrow - (Vancouver, WA)
Posted: 18 Nov 2018

OVER CHARGE ME

THEY ARE OVER CHARGING ME I WANTED 2 CAM ANS 2 CLIPS NOTHING ELSE THEY ARE GOING TO BE TAKEN TO COURT FOR FRAUD THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

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JUDITH STISH - (Roscoe, PA)
Posted: 16 Nov 2018

How many hours, on a full charge should it record, either on video or motion detection? What is life of this item?

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Jeff Hensiek
Posted: 08 Dec 2018

It's a piece of SHIT!

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ARK - (Rogers, AR)
Posted: 13 Nov 2018

Battery Life?

Can you charge this or does it use replacement batteries? If you have to replace batteries, what size? How many hours can I expect from a charge? Or if it charges, how?

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Gary Neal
Posted: 28 Dec 2018

It will recharge via USB however, it will not operate when charging

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RC Long - (Watkinsville, GA)
Posted: 11 Nov 2018

Run Time

What is the run time and can the memory card be increased?

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