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Old 05-02-2012, 11:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default which action cam?

Im looking for a helmet cam but dont know which one is the best option?
Whats everyones views onthe best picture quality, ease of use, battery life and value for money
go pro, drift, contour etc,

and what about weight and bulkiness?

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Why not RTFF? One recent thread: http://www.snowboardingforum.com/out...s-one-top.html
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There are tons of threads liek this. Just search sum.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I had the original Contour and it was a good camera but the Hero2 takes much better video. I do agree that it is goofy looking but comparing footage it seems to look the best. The mounts for the contour seem to be shit. I broke several and my buddy broke one every time he used his contour gps. The hero2 feels a bit heavy on your helmet at first but you get used to it. I still think the footage on the hero2 is much better than even the new contour cameras.

Battery life. On my contour two batteries would basically last a full day of recording. I would swap batteries at lunch time. On the Hero2 I barely get a full day of recording at 720x60fps out of two batteries.

Cant really go wrong with any of them they all work well.
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