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post #9 of (permalink) Old 01-09-2012, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by threej21 View Post
what is it about 960 that makes you not have to worry about up/down framing as much?? are you just comparing to 1080 since in 1080 you lose some field of view?

thanks for the response
960 is 1280 wide and 960 tall so you can end up cropping a 1280x720 frame out of it. It's only 30fps (or up to 48 on Hero2) but you don't have to worry about up/down framing at all. I definitely recommend it when you're starting filming at least so you don't scrap footage that would have otherwise been usable. I know whenever we mount the gopro on my friend's helmet, he'll look down way too much and with 720 framing he'll only show the ground.
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