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What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby jono » Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:59 am

Hi guys, looking to buy a camcorder and want one suitable for fitting in the car for stage rallying as well as other uses. Been looking and there are good and bad reviews about them all so just wondered if any of you would care to share with me what you use and any comments you have from your experience
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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby mrfuzzyfelts » Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:15 am

I use a GO PRO 2 seems ok...

I used to use a digi HDD camcorder but it kept cutting out on bumps etc
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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby bruvs1 » Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:40 pm

We used a bog standard mini tape camcorder and no problems other than forgetting to use it !
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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby mef » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:28 am

Go-Pro HD hero 2 in mine, works very well.

I have a remote switch for instant record on power up, saves lots of disc space and battery life.

I just need to make a better mounting bracket to get it further forward since its on the roll cage main hoop cross diagonal and its too far back.

Also I need to hook up the mic input to the intercom output for audio.

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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby mrfuzzyfelts » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:30 pm

mef wrote:Go-Pro HD hero 2 in mine, works very well.

I have a remote switch for instant record on power up, saves lots of disc space and battery life.

I just need to make a better mounting bracket to get it further forward since its on the roll cage main hoop cross diagonal and its too far back.

Also I need to hook up the mic input to the intercom output for audio.

Martin


Where did u get the remote from?
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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby steve k-b » Sat May 04, 2013 11:49 pm

If you have a gopro 2 you need one of these for a remote.

http://gopro.com/hd-hero-accessories/wi-fi-bacpac-remote-combo

Or you can use a smart phone with the gopro app as a remote. Its even better as you can see what your recording on screen

I have the same set up above but ive wired the camera into the cars 12 volt supply so dont have to worry about battries etc
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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby ChrisRally » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:23 pm

mef wrote:Go-Pro HD hero 2 in mine, works very well.

I have a remote switch for instant record on power up, saves lots of disc space and battery life.

I just need to make a better mounting bracket to get it further forward since its on the roll cage main hoop cross diagonal and its too far back.

Also I need to hook up the mic input to the intercom output for audio.

Martin


Are you using the wifi back or a wired remote switch ?. I would prefer the wired, but the only one for sale is about the same price as the wifi. Also, do you use the std battery and if so how long does it last ?

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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby mef » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:29 pm

mrfuzzyfelts wrote:
mef wrote:Go-Pro HD hero 2 in mine, works very well.

I have a remote switch for instant record on power up, saves lots of disc space and battery life.

I just need to make a better mounting bracket to get it further forward since its on the roll cage main hoop cross diagonal and its too far back.

Also I need to hook up the mic input to the intercom output for audio.

Martin


Where did u get the remote from?


Got my wired remote from Steve Moore in Whiston Liverpool, contact him through British rally forum or PM me.
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Re: What Camcorder do you use inside your rally car

Postby garth » Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:13 pm

Just bought a go pro hero 3+ silver edition. Can't wait to test it out. The black edition came with a wifi remote, but I just use the go pro app on my phone.
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