Looking to get a camera for riding around didn't know what would be better a gopro or a drift ghost camera? Anyone mess around with any of these?
I didn't know the drift had that feature that's pretty cool how's the battery life with it?I use a Drift Ghost HD. I like it a lot. I mainly use the tagging feature, so I don't have to film everything all the time. I just have it powered on, and if something happens that I want to record, I hit the button on the remote and it records the previous 30 seconds along with the next 60 seconds.
Other times, if I'm intentionally planning to record a trip, I'll just have it record like any other video cam.
So much depends on the intended use. I know you said "riding around," but, sorry, I don't follow you on this. Do you want to record a run through some twisties, or a particularly nice road in a national park? Or are you more interested in a dashcam type of setup? Will you be mounting it on the bike (e.g., dashcam, or trackday, or ...) or will you be mounting on a helmet (which generally results in smoother videos, because your body is acting as a shock absorber, but which is not appropriate for dashcam purposes or documenting a road or a track).Looking to get a camera for riding around didn't know what would be better a gopro or a drift ghost camera? Anyone mess around with any of these?
I don't have experience with the Speed Pro but I have an Air Pro3 and an Air Pro, my complaint is that without being able to replace the battery you only have about an hour of recording or so per charge. I have a longer charging cable and have not set it up to have a solid power to fill the memory card.
Yes, I have some ideas for you, having played around with two action cameras for a couple of years now. I've been meaning to put up a sub-gallery of this stuff, but haven't gotten around to it yet. In the meantime, here are some suggestions and thoughts, followed by some pics.Got my camera. Now I need to figure out best way to and where to mount. One of the fixtures that comes with the camera is a suction cup thing with like a "S" arm. Probably 6" tall when said and done. Only place I can see to mount it is fairing in front of wind screen or a leg fairing. Any ideas friends? If I use a RAM mount off handle bars it needs to be about 6-8" tall to clear back of fairing.
I couldn't believe I hadn't taken any pics of the PanaVise on the XCT (or if I did, I couldn't find them). So I just put it on, the way I usually do, and took some pics. I did this for completeness, in case anyone reads this thread later and doesn't know what we're talking about, or maybe is just looking at mounts but is unfamiliar with the XC or XCT. See pics below.ill thanks for the tips. The first one you mentioned looks to be almost what came with the camera, matter of fact I just looked at it and that is who makes it.I mounted the camera in 3 places today and took for a spin. First was on mirror. I think to far back and has many obstructions. Edge of windshield, dash, windshield brackets etc. Second I used suction mount and mounted on left leg fairing on top. i think OK but needs some angle adjustment as I had it pointed down to much I think. 3rd I placed much as you said. Front of fairing, centered but off the "V" I need to find some free editing software now. I tried to upload my video, but it said something about a security token missing. HMM
Well, your best bet may be to contact iON. In the meantime, a couple of things:This is it. ION Speed Pro I was trying t pt ff t camera in mp4 format that the camera save to a smaller file for like face look or prime time or whatever some of that crazy bussiness is. I use a plain old IBM Pc type machine with Win 7.
your mounting of the GOPRo is exactly where I had mine. Because the camera is round and lower I layed it down to make the least amount of eye sight for me. The back of my camera underneath has a spot for a tether. I think I'll connect it to one of the madstad screws.