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Old 06-01-05, 01:40 PM   #1
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helmet/bike cams

Any recommendations for a mountable helmet/bike video camera? I'm not riding with a full face helmet either.

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Old 06-01-05, 01:59 PM   #2
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One of the members here has one of these:
http://www.helmetcamera.com/

Seems pretty nice, costs a bit though. And considering you need to buy a video camera to actually record the video feed with...
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Any recommendations for a mountable helmet/bike video camera? I'm not riding with a full face helmet either.

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PricePoint has a couple:
http://www.pricepoint.com/detail.htm...&hprice=179.98

http://www.pricepoint.com/detail.htm...&hprice=399.98
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The two companies already listed (Viosport and helmetcamera.com) are probably the most used. I have the helmetcamera.com version(4 yrs now) mainly because of the housing it comes with. It can take a serious beating, personal experiance, and there are no worries if used in the rain. It is also alot easier to mount with the housing, a strip of velcro on your helmet and it is mounted. No need for a full-face helmet with either cam because you can mount them on top.

As with any helmet cam, you will need a camcorder. If you are on a tight budget go for the viosport. If not then get the helmetcam.com camera. Just my preference.

Which ever cam you get, contact the company for a remote switch for your camera. It will save you from wasted photage and increase the length of time you can use one battery

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I was thinking of getting one of these
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1112808020948

Their 4yr warrenty is another $150, but if I break it from a crash I can take it back and get a new one without hassle.
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Try these guys, Eyewitness Camera, www.eyewitnesscamera.com. It's a completly self contained mini-camcorder with no moving parts. I just need a mount. Any ideas?

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Old 07-27-05, 09:12 PM   #7
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I have a Xtreme Recall helmet cam. Can take crashes all day and not hurt the camcorder or my backside.

good story: I gave them them some wrong info when I ordered but they still expressed replacements to me pronto at no charge. Now that's Class.
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Yeah,

Does it record it and then you have to feed it through a video cam corder?
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There's some additional relevant info here: http://www.petefagerlin.com/video_how_to.htm
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