Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Stu » Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:38 am

Just a word of warning doing that will stop the camera keeping the correct date and time

That's if you are bothered about it
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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Joeman » Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:02 pm

Stu wrote:Just a word of warning doing that will stop the camera keeping the correct date and time

That's if you are bothered about it
Thats something i was going to try. Wanted to see if disconnecting the battery will cause it to lose its time settings...
If it does, then i might need to find a smaller battery... or move the regulator outside of the camera, but i wanted it to be self contained...

However, i did have a thought of making a remote record button. The jack plugs ive bough are 4-pole so it gives the option of running the record button outside of the camera...

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Stu » Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:14 pm

I haven't tried it but it says in the manual that it will need resetting
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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Joeman » Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:31 pm

Stu wrote:I haven't tried it but it says in the manual that it will need resetting
your Chinglish languge skills are better than mine :lol:

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Stu » Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:35 pm

I'm well trained with the job I do!
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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by 125learner » Fri Jun 06, 2014 6:09 pm

Would it be ok to fix the camera to the bar end on the hand bar? It's the only place I can think of fitting it without it being on my helmet,

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Stu » Fri Jun 06, 2014 6:17 pm

you could fit it anywhere you like providing it does fall off :lol:
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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by 125learner » Fri Jun 06, 2014 6:27 pm

Stu wrote:you could fit it anywhere you like providing it does fall off :lol:
Thanks Stu, wasn't sure if the bar ends were there for a purpose, I've stuck mine on my throttle side, going to test it out tonight :)

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Stu » Fri Jun 06, 2014 6:31 pm

yeah they are there to weight the bars to stop vibration :)
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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by 125learner » Fri Jun 06, 2014 11:12 pm

Stu wrote:yeah they are there to weight the bars to stop vibration :)
Ah ok, seemed fine on there but not watched the video yet :)

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by strongy3362 » Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:37 am

Ive attached mine to my mirror arm. Ill post a pic tomorrow if you want.
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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by 125learner » Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:25 pm

strongy3362 wrote:Ive attached mine to my mirror arm. Ill post a pic tomorrow if you want.
That would be good, be nice to get some ideas :)

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by GazW » Sat Jun 07, 2014 2:07 pm

Just ordered one. Would it be possible to solder a 3.5mm female jack onto the wires from the microphone, that way an external mic could be used.

What would you have to do with the ground from the jack? (Assuming it's a three wire type, left channel, right channel and ground)
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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by Joeman » Sat Jun 07, 2014 6:24 pm

augustburnsred wrote:Just ordered one. Would it be possible to solder a 3.5mm female jack onto the wires from the microphone, that way an external mic could be used.

What would you have to do with the ground from the jack? (Assuming it's a three wire type, left channel, right channel and ground)
Its two wire (mono) microphone. So run both wires and find a suitable ground plane on the PCB for the shielding.

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Re: Sports DV 1080p Helmet Cam

Post by strongy3362 » Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:18 am

Here is a pic of mine.. sorry it took so long..
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