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Old Oct 13, 2008, 5:29 AM   #231
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the Jazz's outer ring is 3 m glued.

it is so small that the ring itself I believe will be hard to find something to adhire on to.

I am sure if you find the right wide angle you can glue its rings to te plastics and lens part a magnetic ring. the yare also a adhesive metal ring that wll attach to the magnet, but since you'r going to be moblieI trust something more modded, then a magnetic fit.

Firmware; we cannot even getto a suport cente so that answer is No sorry unless others have it?
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Old Oct 13, 2008, 9:50 AM   #232
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Ran the camcorder on my headrest mount on the way to my daughter's school and back, and had a very hard time getting the tripod mount to stay secure...it would just wobble around, even when the mounting surface was secure.

Took it back to the shop, removed the plastic tripod mount insert, and hot-glued it in place and put threadlocker on the tiny screw. Seems to improve a little bit, but I will probably remove it again and really load it up with glue (there is a lot of space in there, it is just a cutout in the PCB and a small threaded hole for the set screw).

I am uploading one shaky video to Vimeo now, and will post the link...and do another one, same shot, with the modified tripod mount. I also have some suction mounts to test, but if the tripod mounting hole stays wobbly, it will greatly affect the video quality, even with Motion Stabilization turned ON.
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Shaky video (bad tripod mounting insert on camera), Motion Stabilization turned ON--

http://vimeo.com/1954322
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Old Oct 13, 2008, 12:03 PM   #234
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I totally agree the tripod section of the cam is the con I must add that in the list..

II tightend doen not hard with a washer and tripod mount and had to do thesame only with locktite, andwill probably dish up some more for it.

it is a flaw andwell I would protect that area forwater if gets in but the sd card is wide opened LOL

Only thing that if I am serious to film andsqueezing in the head rest is not an option buiding something that will allow the cam to sit in a holder.



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Shaky video (bad tripod mounting insert on camera), Motion Stabilization turned ON--

http://www.vimeo.com/1954322 (still converting)
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Old Oct 13, 2008, 1:11 PM   #235
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This link works-- http://vimeo.com/1954322

This is my headrest mount, works great on everything except the Jazz--


And this is the next test for this afternoon--

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Old Oct 13, 2008, 1:28 PM   #236
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great set ups...........

well ome depot lowes etc has clamps I am sure that will work with the jazz

again the head rest woulddo just fine squeezed in there.

Exceptthat ange which looks great will not be displayed. great job
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I am going to see if I have any really tiny screws...there is room between the outer casing (beneath the LCD panel) that can be screwed into the plastic tripod mount, almost like a set-screw...as long as it is not too long as to penetrate the 1/4-20 mounting threads, it should work.

Off to shoot some more video...
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Okay, this is with the window suction mount, with the knuckle base resting against the dashboard and the Jazz very close (if not touching) to the windshield.

http://vimeo.com/1956715
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Another video with the suction mount (and no dash support), still not bad! Houston has terribly bumpy roads, I think it did fine.

http://vimeo.com/1956797
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both clipsvery nice i think I preferre this one was less shacky. I still would concider the head rest adjust the seat foward and move up.

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http://vimeo.com/1956715
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