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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Cruiser89, May 7, 2013.

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    [May 7, 2013]
    Hey guys!

    Hope you all had a nice Bank Holiday!

    I got a new 720p Action Camera and Car mount the other day to have a play around with!

    It's pretty cool and the build quality is amazing but must say I wasn't that impressed with the video / sound quality. The car suction mount however was awesome!

    Anyway here is a quick test I thought I'd share with y'all....



    Criticisms welcome :D
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    [May 7, 2013]
    Now you can capture the moment you curb your front wheel and save it for posterity!

    All joking aside, that looks like a good toy!
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    [May 7, 2013]
    Wish I had one of these when I went round the nurburgring! Instead I've got it recorded on a mates iPhone... Doesn't look like I'm going that fast...
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    Nice one, liked it
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    Was a lot of sturdy when positioned on the OSF I thought, still take a good video though. Even captured your neighbour waving lol
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    That looks ace, Tim! Thoroughly enjoyed watching and didn't think the pic quality was bad at all. Thanks for sharing! :wub: xx
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    I've been thinking about one of these for sometime thou. The only thing that worry's me is if it falls off :sadlike:.
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    Check out the Optrix set up and app for the iPhone showing G-forces etc.
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    [May 7, 2013]
    Thanks for all the comments. I know a lot about the In Car Cameras so starting to get use to the external action cams!

    Well the suction mount is insanely good. Spent a lot of time researching it. Apparently this company who created the mount sent it to GoPro and they stole the idea and *******ised it.

    When it was stuck on, I was tugging and pulling and couldn't get it off. They do suggest using a tether as a just in case or you can use a nylon cable from fishing or chandlery shops :)

    Got the bug now and gonna get some more cameras in... Including a GP3 :)
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    [May 8, 2013]
    I've got GoPro Hero 2 & 3. trouble is one isn't enough but when do you stop buying them!
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    Don't tell me that!!!! Ha.... I will want to get another one.

    My parents are in the states at the moment and the price of them over there is ridiculously good!! :p
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    [May 16, 2013]
    Just got my GoPro Black Edition delivered... will have to get the suction mount and start making some videos!
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    [May 16, 2013]
    Was looking at a Winy V200HD with both front and rear camerss for around £200. Seems good, with 3 record modes, normal, event and parking.
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    [May 16, 2013]
    Highly recommend the one from DogCamSport... It's ace!

    My parents are bringing one back from the States next week. Pretty stoked!
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