One for the GoPro users.....

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Gary F
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One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Gary F » Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:59 am

.....and the people that paddle with them and have to answer the eternal question:

Is it blinking?

In all seriousness though, you'd think a device like the GoPro (i.e. a camera that is frequently mounted in a way that the user can't see it; in our case the helmet) would be fitted with haptic feedback of some kind as, even with cold fingers, this would transfer through the helmet and be very easy to make out. You know, 2 vibrations for running, 1 for stopped or something like that.

Anyway, hope it gave you a laugh.

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Unsponsored » Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:57 am

The start of every GoPro video should include someone looking into camera to see whether or not it is on - it's one of the unwritten (now written) rules of GoPro use.

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by dhkayaking » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:20 am

Ha thats funny and so familiar

Could be Gopros new slogan

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by p.r.unicycles » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:58 pm

Did this get a mention in S**t kayakers say?
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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Gary F » Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:25 pm

p.r.unicycles wrote:Did this get a mention in S**t kayakers say?
Lol, no but it really should have!

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Jim_MWX » Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:07 pm

Lol, I know that saying!

I find that using the paddle to see the light in the reflection is a good way. But as others have said the classic looking at the camera beforehand!
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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Ross M » Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:32 pm

The remote control would come in handy

http://gopro.com/hd-hero-accessories/wi ... ote-combo/

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by markrobinson_1 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:01 pm

I'm looking at getting a length of fiber optic cable to run from the front of the casing down to under the peak of my helmet, shouldn't be too hard to make and shouldn't be more of a snag hazzard than a lanyard on it.

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by steve4746 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:02 pm

That video has OCD written all over it!
its all character building!!

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Unsponsored » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:20 pm

Ross M wrote:The remote control would come in handy

http://gopro.com/hd-hero-accessories/wi ... ote-combo/

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Gary F » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:13 pm

markrobinson_1 wrote:I'm looking at getting a length of fiber optic cable to run from the front of the casing down to under the peak of my helmet, shouldn't be too hard to make and shouldn't be more of a snag hazzard than a lanyard on it.
Hmmmm, interesting. That's my dinner break activities sorted for tomorrow. Have to try and cut the fibre at an oblique angle so it doesn't project too far out from the casing. I'll post pics if I have any real success

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by HarryWats0n » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:41 pm

Somebody suggest keeping a little mirror in the BA pocket. You can then check out the GP through the reflection. Can't say i've tried it, but sounds like a good idea.

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Jon_Brown » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:44 pm

HarryWats0n wrote:Somebody suggest keeping a little mirror in the BA pocket. You can then check out the GP through the reflection. Can't say I've tried it, but sounds like a good idea.
And so good for checking ones make up if one is the star - darling. (Whilst being filmed on location).

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Unsponsored » Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:35 am

Just added another DIY mount option here - http://www.unsponsored.co.uk

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Re: One for the GoPro users.....

Post by Unsponsored » Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:22 pm

Another DIY mount added. This one costs less than £12 to put together.

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