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Offline JS_racer

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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #25 on: May 07, 2012, 09:31:33 am »
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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #26 on: May 07, 2012, 03:06:50 pm »
Thanks for the photo - that does help.

Are you depending on the sticky mount, or did you use a screw to make sure it doesn't fall off.

I presume you have to start the camera before you ride, since it would be a bit awkward to try to turn the camera on from the rider position.   That is one of my complaints about the older style GoPro Hero - tough to remember (and push) the right button to get it turned on and then start taking photos/videos.

Thanks again for the photo and information.

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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #27 on: May 07, 2012, 04:45:57 pm »
I use the suction cup mount for some of my vids, but I also use the sticky mounts.  I have one on the fender, which gets some really good shots, and one mounted right on the nose, between the eyes of the headlight (on the fairing, not the "glass" of the lights.  Both of those get good shots.
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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #28 on: May 07, 2012, 10:09:27 pm »
My apologies to the author, Runhog, but after all the talk about the cop in the video, I snatched a copy of it using a utility and did a little fun stuff, couldn't resist... Glad THIS didn't happen, though!  :)

http://s62.photobucket.com/albums/h90/tmbevtfd/?action=view&current=pullovermovie.mp4

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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #29 on: May 08, 2012, 09:02:18 am »

Are you depending on the sticky mount, or did you use a screw to make sure it doesn't fall off.

I presume you have to start the camera before you ride, since it would be a bit awkward to try to turn the camera on from the rider position.   That is one of my complaints about the older style GoPro Hero - tough to remember (and push) the right button to get it turned on and then start taking photos/videos.

Thanks again for the photo and information.

yep, stick only, cleaned and stuck. holds very well. no concerns but a screw couldn't hurt
the camera can be swung in position and started, i bought the lcd so i can see what its doing, if riding i engage my throttle lock then start the camera. might not be the safest but it works. the wifi remote will be sweet if that ever gets released.

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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #30 on: May 12, 2012, 02:33:22 am »
IF the only reason for getting one of these was for taping the accident that will hopefully never happen, making this farkle a complete waste of money for me, is the older version just fine?  Can it be charged on the bike while operating?  How many hours will a 32Mg SD card hold?  Will it make my bike look fat?  Does it make the bike go faster?  Thanks. :popcorn:

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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #31 on: May 12, 2012, 02:57:11 am »
Bruce - I'm getting 2 hours of video on a full battery charge, which will fill a 16 gig card with 1080 video.  If I had it hardwired to the bike, I'd go with a 32 gig card and get up to 4 hours video. This is on my original HD Hero. Battery life and video length will increase at lower resolutions.

I just got a new Hero HD2 so I'll compare the two as soon as possible.

Depending on camera mounting poisiton, yes, either your bike, or you, will look fat.   :P

No, it only makes it look faster...  on playback.

BTW, a 32 Mg (32Mbyte?) card would only hold about 4 minutes of video.
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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #32 on: May 12, 2012, 03:05:35 am »
BTW, a 32 Mg (32Mbyte?) card would only hold about 4 minutes of video.

Doh, I know I should have checked.  Yes, gig is should be.

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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #33 on: May 12, 2012, 12:11:18 pm »
JP if you don't mind, what are you using to process and edit with?
Checked out your site links, very  8)

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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #34 on: May 12, 2012, 12:33:03 pm »
JP if you don't mind, what are you using to process and edit with?

Quick and dirty, not much editing - Windoze Live Movie Maker.

For more complicated work - Cyberlink PowerDirector.

HTH  :D
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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #35 on: May 15, 2012, 02:33:56 am »
...I just purchased the Contour Roam, and am going to try it out this weekend - still trying to figure best place to install - on the bike or on the helmet???


Phil,

I am curious to see what you came up with for mounting your camera.  I have the Contour Roam also and I was looking at this mount for the C14:
http://www.amazon.com/Contour-Suction-Cup-Mount-2810/dp/B005W17OPG/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1337052012&sr=8-4

*edit -- Apologies RunHog; I don't intend to hijack your thread!   :beerchug:
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Re: Go Pro Camera
« Reply #36 on: May 15, 2012, 03:04:15 am »
I have the Contour Roam also and I was looking at this mount for the C14:
http://www.amazon.com/Contour-Suction-Cup-Mount-2810/dp/B005W17OPG/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1337052012&sr=8-4


The suction cup mount works well for mounting cameras to the fairing on the C14. That's basically what I use for my GoPro, it just has a different head. You might want to search around for a lower price.

There's been some discussion about the plastic vs metal suction cup mounts. Mine is plastic, and I've never had it come off in hundreds of miles.
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