Joined: Wed Oct 06, 2004 10:57 pm Posts: 5105 Location: California
Apologies but I don't have a lot of knowledge on helmet cams. They are cool I guess but I cant watch more than about 1 minute at a time of POV helmet cam footage. Even on burly lines, when the helmet cam view is the only one used its kinda boring in my opinion. When its mixed in with handheld footy on the same line I like it much more.
Most helmet cams should work with regular video cameras so I would focus of the hand held camera more and then ad the helmet cam piece as an accessory. As for advice on a handheld, go HD is my recommendation.
hey LAYC, i replied in your thread to answer you questions
anyway, i was just going to mention that after my H-cam was ripped off with all my other stuff, i dont think i will replace it. i just never really used it enough to justify buying another one some day. maybe you will drag it along more though.
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Joined: Mon Dec 05, 2005 1:48 pm Posts: 86 Location: Evergreen Land
bcrider - yeah man, I'm with you regarding the helmet cam footage. I've only seen a few segments that are worthy. One would still be useful to have just to eliminate the time it takes to pull from the pack and set up the hand held. However, as far as handhelds and miniDV vs HD would a low end HD camera be worth buying over top-end miniDV?
tex - if no one has said so before now; with all due respect, that combo is kooky. Hell, I wouldn't even wear it if I were mtn biking.
jack - thanks for the answers. Sorry to hear about your gear being stolen. That blows. On the plus side you get to ride Baker all winter long!
thanks for the input guys, LAYC
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