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Old 25-04-2009, 06:31 AM   #1
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Gopro Hero cam wide

Hi all
I bought a Gopro Hero Wide Camera to muck about with.
It comes with loads of different mounts (helmet,sticky , suction cup and a few others) so I peeled back the sticky tape and mounted it on the A Frame. I also tethered it to the ski eye just in case. Its very easy to use, just turn it on and press the shutter. It records 56 mins on a 2gb Sd card.
I am very impressed with this little thing, the video quality is pretty good.
Here is some footage taken yesterday.
It would be great for taking racing footage!



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Old 25-04-2009, 07:25 AM   #2
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thats pretty good quality dude,
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Old 25-04-2009, 08:48 AM   #3
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Think i might be getting me one of those!!
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Old 25-04-2009, 09:20 AM   #4
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Perfect camera placing for capturing the big ejection when it comes!

good image, especialy as that's already been compressed when uploaded to youtooooob
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Old 29-04-2009, 08:06 PM   #5
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I did a bit more filming today, with the Hero wide mounted on a suction cup mount. It stayed on tight!!



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Old 29-04-2009, 08:35 PM   #6
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I'll be getting me one as well,
Am i looking at the right thing just £180?
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Old 29-04-2009, 09:58 PM   #7
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I'll be getting me one as well,
Am i looking at the right thing just £180?
yep sounds about the right price!

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I did a bit more filming today, with the Hero wide mounted on a suction cup mount. It stayed on tight!!



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What speed was that out of the QE2?
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6 knots...
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Hi all
I bought a Gopro Hero Wide Camera to muck about with.
It comes with loads of different mounts (helmet,sticky , suction cup and a few others) so I peeled back the sticky tape and mounted it on the A Frame. I also tethered it to the ski eye just in case. Its very easy to use, just turn it on and press the shutter. It records 56 mins on a 2gb Sd card.
I am very impressed with this little thing, the video quality is pretty good.
Here is some footage taken yesterday.
It would be great for taking racing footage!



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Hi this looks good,what's the sound quality like particularily at speed? is it badly effected by wind noise?
Thanks Nic
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Old 08-05-2009, 01:28 PM   #11
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We started using these last year but mine fell off during first race !! Jeremy's is still working well !! The onboard footage in this film was from a Hero on Red Boat and mine was a Oregon Scientific (about 70 quid) !!

http://media.boatmad.com/Videos/SalcombeOCR2.wmv
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Old 08-05-2009, 02:35 PM   #12
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Hi this looks good,what's the sound quality like particularily at speed? is it badly effected by wind noise?
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The sound quality is not good..A thumpin backin track will do the trick though!!
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