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Old 12-31-2010, 11:05 AM
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It's great watching the videos people are making. But those cameras are pretty expensive.

I'm wondering if a person could use something like a Kodak Playsport to do the same thing. They are waterproof, threaded for a tripod and cost less than $120.

It looks like you'd need some kind of a mount that clamps to the handlebars or mounts to the sled in some way. Maybe just one of those flexible camera tripods and some duct tape! Or, something else . . .?

Anyone done anything like this? If so, how'd you do it? Pics of your mount would help.

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i would say yeah you could get like a FLIP video camera at walmart or that Kodak thing and google RAM MOUNTS (cause in my opinion they are the best) and just mount the camera onto the suction mount and you should be good to go.
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jbsleds...go to liquid image company www.liquidimageco.com and check out the POV goggle camera system called "summit series" for snow. $250 for a 720HD that is built right into the very good quality goggle. Fully contained into the goggle with a 4 gb micro sd card and a USB port rechargable cell phone style battery system. I've gotten pretty close to 1.4-1.5 hours of straight video in extreme wet and cold environment testing. Super inexpensive way to have fun with an excellent quality 100% POINT OF VIEW camera plus.

In short order you will ruin a camera system that is not designed to take the extreme environment of wet cold and high impact like you will get on your sled. Save the time money and energy and look into this goggle. THEY ARE FLAT OUT FUN AND VERY COOL.


I have a PRO PROGRAM going right now on this product for a testers discount. PM me for details if you are interested. Limited time and numbers of people needed to participate. We only have a few spaces left as we have several of these running around throughout the western us being tested daily on sleds.
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You can get the Contour HP now for about 120 bucks, it is in 780, but for the normal person it puts out real nice solid footage.
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I decided to delete my post to another sled web. You can find several inexpensive options on ebay. There was on in the past few days for $28! that an HCS user posted actual video from on Youtube. Not great quality but at $28 who cares. That same camera can regularly be had for around $100 and it has a remote to activate recording. Something the GoPro needs.

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Gopro has a remote option for it along with about an option you could want from night vision to lcd screen to flat lenses. Gopro costs more but after getting one they are worth every penny and the only way to go
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