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Addie Bedford
(addiebedford) - MLife

Locale: Montana
GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review on 08/25/2009 14:38:09 MDT Print View

Companion forum thread to:

GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review

Steven Evans
(Steve_Evans) - MLife

Locale: Canada
Re: GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review on 08/25/2009 18:00:09 MDT Print View

Neat product...

Edit: Never mind...:)

Edited by Steve_Evans on 08/25/2009 18:00:58 MDT.

Matt Lutz
(citystuckhiker) - F

Locale: Midwest
Re: GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review on 08/25/2009 19:08:41 MDT Print View

Nice shots - I really miss rapids.

Jay Wilkerson
(Creachen) - MLife

Locale: East Bay
GoPro wide Helmet Cam Review on 08/25/2009 19:44:59 MDT Print View

The GoPro Cam really would be able show some great action footage! Packrafting seems very cool from that perspective-----Nice Chill-Out tunes too!

Dean F.
(acrosome) - MLife

Locale: Back in the Front Range
Has it improved? on 08/26/2009 13:12:51 MDT Print View

I have an earlier version of the Digital Hero, and I have used it exactly once, on a kayaking trip to SE Alaska in 2007. I thought it was a disaster, and abandoned it.

To get a decent picture you needed to have the light JUST RIGHT- God forbid you challenge the thing with other than bright daylight with a near-stationary subject. Having any decent shots at all from that trip was wholly a matter of luck. (I used it mainly for still photos.)

What are the specs on this iteration?

Kendall Clement
(socalpacker) - MLife

Locale: Southern California
RE: GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review on 08/26/2009 14:04:48 MDT Print View

I really enjoyed that review and video. The camera seems to be very user friendly, with the exception of having to remove your helmet to begin shooting. And, the video and wide view were great.

Think I'll try to get in the BPL Packrafting course next year. Looks like a lot of fun!

Edited by socalpacker on 08/26/2009 14:05:54 MDT.

Roman Dial
(romandial) - F - M

Locale: packrafting NZ
Re: Has it improved? on 09/12/2009 16:57:41 MDT Print View

I'm with Dean. I tried one of these in Mexico and found it worthless. Not being able to see what you're doing or knowing if it's on.

How is the sound on the new model?

Sean Thompson
(Questtrek) - F

Locale: Michigan
hero cam on 09/25/2009 10:15:11 MDT Print View

Great stuff .. awesome video !