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Go Pro info http://gopro.com/

Misc Info

AVERAGE RECORDING TIME WITH 32GB SD CARD:
1080p30: 4 hours
960p30: 6 hours
720p60: 4 hours
720p30: 6 hours
WVGA 120: 4.5 hours

You can not charge the Camera battery via the wi-fi bacpac charging port. You must charge both , than can be combined but you have to use both ports

Tips On Uploading Videos into Youtube

https://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&topic=1728569&answer=1727361&parent=1728585&rd=1



PROPS TO ALL THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE POSTED INFO FOR THIS SECTION!

Accessories

http://www.lifeisunruly.com/

Microphone info/options/tips

Polar Pro Microphone

Also, check out this video for cool mounting source with an aftermarket shotgun mic:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I30-9DQ-swU

Mounting Options/Info/Tips


I have had great success with the suction cup on the hood, doors, and fenders. As long as the surface is clean and dry for the suction cup it will hold well.

I have also used the 3M Sticky Base with great success.

The Roll Bar Mount is great for the aftermarket bumpers, sliders, and roof rack!

I like mounting mine to my windshield; right on top of where the rear-view mirror sits, pointed slightly down, is a great angle...

http://youtu.be/48-gw9-PTNA

I've mounted mine its lots of different places. I also recommend the EyeofMine bar mount. Much better than the GoPro handlebar mount.

http://www.eyeofmineactioncameras.co..._p/rrlb-rp.htm

This is mounted on my rear shock.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljr-pqZbgpo

I drill a small hole in my suction cup mounts and run a safety lanyard to something like the roof rack.

You can only run over the cameras about once before they no longer work.

A good way to expand your mounting options is to ditch the traditional GoPro mounts and use stuff from the photo/video world.

To start out, get the GoPro "tripod adapter". That gets you to the 1/4-20 threads you need to hook into most photo gear.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...pod_Mount.html

Next, pick up a cheap ball head mount with 1/4-20 on one end and 3/8" on the other:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...Series_II.html

From there you can start to have some fun. A superclamp is a good start:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...lamp_with.html

This comes with a 1/4-20 pin...if you use the ball head above it has a 1/4-20 to 3/8" which will work fine, or you can just get a 3/8" pin:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...for_Super.html

Superclamps are a whole lot better than just about any tube mount posted. Beefy, very flexible.

Another fun mount is a Matthellini:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...i_Clamp_2.html
(there are different lengths)

With the Matthellini you can mount off the nerf bar and hang the camera out far enough to get wheel shots. To use it you'll need a 5/8" pin to 3/8" stud adapter (to mount your ball head):
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...by_to_3_8.html

Another useful piece of kit is a Magic Arm:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ion_Magic.html

On one end is a camera platform with 1/4-20 so you can mount it directly to the gopro. The other side can mount to your superclamp. I usually use these in pairs with several superclamps for stability.

For anyone who hunts, I like this mount for my shotgun, and I have their bow mount which I haven't tried yet.

http://www.captureyourhunt.com/

XShot 2.0 Camera Extender

http://www.amazon.com/XShot-Camera-Extender-Cameras-XS2379-F/dp/B000VA4CK8/ref=pd_sim_p_23
 

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I was just wondering where you all mount your GoPros

I just got one , motorsport edition. I came with the big suction cup mount and about 6 perma mounts.

I am gonna put a perma on the dash and maybe one front and rear on the roof, depends on how they look.

What other accessories are you all using, mine came with the wi-fi remote and bacpac as well which is sweet

cant wait to get some videos going. snow storm tonight might be a good start
Door mounts (suction cup) low for "behind the wheel" shots looks cool. In my experience mounting on a bumper makes for very shaky video.

I am also looking into a better microphone attachment for less wind noise while recording. Check this fairly inexpensive option out:

Polar Pro Microphone

Also, check out this video for cool mounting source with an aftermarket shotgun mic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I30-9DQ-swU
 

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I have had great success with the suction cup on the hood, doors, and fenders. As long as the surface is clean and dry for the suction cup it will hold well.

I have also used the 3M Sticky Base with great success.

The Roll Bar Mount is great for the aftermarket bumpers, sliders, and roof rack!

The more creative the angle or position, the more interesting the GoPro shot will be.
 

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I have had great success with the suction cup on the hood, doors, and fenders. As long as the surface is clean and dry for the suction cup it will hold well.

I have also used the 3M Sticky Base with great success.

The Roll Bar Mount is great for the aftermarket bumpers, sliders, and roof rack!

The more creative the angle or position, the more interesting the GoPro shot will be.
Mind posting up some picstures? I am trying to figure out this set up?

Thanks in advance.
 

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Forgot about the roof rack mount...that provides a cool long shot forward of obstacles while giving a good frame of reference as to the approach/angle of the vehicle.

Also, the key seems to be editing your videos once you return from a trip. Beyond the purchase of the GoPro comes the next question: what editing software to source? I just picked up the Sony Imagination Studio and Photoshop Elements 11 to test out and play with.

Did you pick up the GoPro3 or GoProHero2??
 

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I just started using the Wifi BacPac and the GoPro App on my iPhone. It is amazing! It makes using the menus and previewing your framing so easy. I highly recommend it with the Hero2.
I just scored the LCD BacPac, and am already looking at the wifi remote.
 

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I'm excited to get mine too, it's definitely a great deal. I ordered mine online though didn't feel like going in store and line up. Canada post estimated December 31st delivery.

Rescue, the weather in SK must be really nice I don't see any snow on the ground. We got tons of snow, including all the hard packed snow from many weeks ago so it's slippery as hell.
 
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