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post #1 of 21 Old 10-06-2014, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
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Video Camera.

Could anyone please tell me what recording devices (if any) that menbers of this forum are using on their Glees. Obviously I am not to demanding I just want, top quality, cheap price, waterproof and secure simple mounting system. Have had a couple of occaisions recently (in the car) where video evidence would have been invaluable had things turned out slightly differently. I was going to try one device swapping between car and bike but as i can get a very reasonable car unit for 60 I will probably go for a dedicated bike unit.

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post #2 of 21 Old 10-06-2014, 04:44 PM
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I use a Contour Roam mounted on helmet (mostly) or RAM mount on top of fairing.





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post #3 of 21 Old 10-06-2014, 05:21 PM
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GoPro and Contour are the more popular choices.

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post #5 of 21 Old 10-06-2014, 09:52 PM
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I've got a GoPro Hero 2 that's been fine.

I'm also interested in the Mobius which will loop and auto-start. The price is right. Mobius Camera - The 1080p Action Cam, Dash-Cam, Anything Cam - Full review (with samples). - YouTube

Also, GoPro has just anounced a new entry "Hero" at $129. 1080p, 30 fps, waterproof.
GoPro's New Entry-Level Hero Offers Insane Value At $129 (approx Rs 8,000) | TechTree.com

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post #6 of 21 Old 10-06-2014, 11:38 PM
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GoPro Hero3 - either helmet mounted or on a RAM mount on the left side just off the mirror. Helmet works a bit better.

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post #8 of 21 Old 10-07-2014, 01:48 AM
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I've heard that those who have bought the gopro black have not liked it due to the mass amount of memory it takes on your computer to process the videos.
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post #9 of 21 Old 10-07-2014, 05:30 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks folks, very helpful.

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post #10 of 21 Old 10-07-2014, 05:34 AM
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I would go Contour, much easier to switch on and off than GoPro, and negligible difference in image quality. Much easier to mount, too..

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