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Old Jul 18, 2009, 1:25 PM   #1
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Old Jul 18, 2009, 1:27 PM   #2
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uh do I leave you hang like that uh , hmm duh oh!

Yes i ranted, raved , whatever earlier in my topi. about what a company can do, and BAM! here it is. adjustableaudio. , gotta love it its all mono. even the quality, batt life to good to be true aaa batt system claiming hours offun. oh yes I love the idea of time lapse still snap every 2 secs.
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a lot of people on a biking forum im on have this and they love it
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Did you get the newer 5mp model? standard lens (54 degree) or wide angle (170 degree)?

From what I have seen the audio is poor/ non-existant when inside the waterproof case. Outside the case, it sounds decent.

I would like to get one of these because of the small size for helmet mounting. I just cannot use it with the supplied mounts, I need something that is more flush with the helmet. Having a brick shaped camera sticking out the side or top of the helmet will not last long riding through the forest. I would need to mount it flat with a mirror / periscope mounted over the lens somehow. This company needs to offer a second model better suited to helmet mounting. Maybe they can look at the Vholdr model and get some good ideas?

A clip shot with the Vupoint DV_DA1_VP (modified) from last weekend's ride: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvp8h...eature=related

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Yeh I've seen a couple of videos taken with race cars, not that impressive in my opinion. On the other hand my trusty DigiLife does this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--i5OT58XAM
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I am not sure which model you have, the 5mp standard or the 5mp wide.

GoPro just released a firmware update for the 170 degree Wide model, it allows cards larger than 2gig, and will write up to a 4 gig file size per clip.

Are you going to do a review on this thing???
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Do you have a link, or any information on resolution and frame rate?
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Old Sep 7, 2009, 8:35 PM   #8
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From the GoPro website (170 wide model)

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Model Number: GMHW5170
Resolution: 5 megapixel (2592x1944) photo, 512x384 video
Sensor: CMOS
Video Format: MJPEG, 30 fps, saved as .AVI file
Optics: glass lens, f/2.8 aperture, with ultra-wide 170º angle of view
Modes: video, standard photo, photo every 2 or 5 secs, 3x photo burst sequence, self timer, upside down photo/video flip
Exposure Control: auto
White Balance: auto
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Microphone: built-in with adjustable recording/input level
Audio Format: 8kHz, mono
Memory: 16 MB internal, expandable to 2GB with SD card (not included), expandable to 4GB with SDHC card (not included) via free software download from GoPro website—available soon
Capacity: 56 minutes video (incl. audio) or 1,945 photos with optional 2GB SD card. 1hr 52min video (incl. audio) with optional 4GB SDHC card—available soon
Power: 2x AAA batteries (not included), lithium batteries highly recommended. 3hrs. video recording with lithium, 2hrs. with NiMH
TV Out (with RCA cable): NTSC or PAL
PC Connection: USB + RCA combo cable
PC Compatibility: Windows ME, 2000, XP, and Vista; Mac OS X 10.2 and later
Dimensions: 1.75" x 2.30" x 1.25"/4.45cm x 5.84cm x 3.18cm (H x W x D)
Weight: 4.9 oz/139 g
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