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Offline AdzCM

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On-board Cameras
« on: May 29, 2014, 07:01:04 pm »
Anybody on here use an on-board video camera to record their track days or anything....

Any recommendations for a good but cheap on-board camera?

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2014, 10:07:45 pm »
Go-Pro work well  :)

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2014, 06:21:11 am »
Gopro are very good. I got the hero hd 2 which is quite cheap these days (on ebay) and its great. I would recommend getting the LCD screen though if you get that one.

The Gopro hero 3+ is ment to be very good from reviews, get the black edition one as its the best one but expensive.




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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2014, 07:33:44 am »
I use a go pro hero 3 silver edition - it does everything you would want for a track day camera. Have a look in the photo and video section as there are a few videos I have posted up recorded using the go pro.

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2014, 07:52:13 am »
Get whichever one Rocket has- there's an iPhone app which you can look at the videos, watch it live etc (means you don't have to buy the LCD like I did).

Very useful when mounting in cars, as often you can't see the screen anyway  :)

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2014, 08:10:17 am »
I used a drift hd camera for the video you watched on my thread, it's pretty good! And only £180 new,  you can get the app like yoof says to help set it up, get a live feed to your phone screen and can control it from your phone

The ion cameras look good to, they had a stand at the world rally cross in Sunday, and alot of the drivers use them, if I was buying one I'd still go black edition as you can beat the features and quality. 60fps which the other cameras dont have the option off

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2014, 09:35:45 am »
Go Pro 60FPS (1080p) and 100FPS (960p)

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Also go up to 4k now apparently! Balls to editing that!

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2014, 11:48:57 am »
I just bought a cheapy panasonic thing off ebay for about £50. Its not too bad for the money but the stabilisation isnt probably as good as a go-pro. I can only run it in 720 as it gets jerky in 1080 but that might the card I'm using rather than the device.

I could do with a new mount for the cage, what do people use for those?

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2014, 12:08:17 pm »
Got a big window sucker and a roll cage mount, both work fairly well.

Class 10 SD cards in mine, seems to work okay.

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2014, 02:19:55 pm »
I'm really not into cameras or anything so I was looking through lists of stuff and hadn't a clue of what to compare haha.
Yeah I've seen those videos Robin. That's pretty bang on quality. I've searched the Go Pro 3 Silver and there are so many variations ranging from £159-£250+ :/

Is this the idea?

https://www.google.co.uk/shopping/product/5103163753315104021?q=gopro+hero+3+silver&sqi=2&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.67720277,d.d2k,pv.xjs.s.en_US.u4s5c7_Kv3Q.O&biw=1438&bih=685&tch=1&ech=1&psi=BIWIU6a8KIGu0QXhz4HYCg.1401455878144.3&ei=CoWIU-a5KMnvPKyBgYAK&ved=0CHsQpiswAA

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Re: On-board Cameras
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2014, 02:28:21 pm »
http://gopro.com/daily-giveaway...

Worth a bash, my mate won it. Decent amount of swag they hand out too