which helmet cam

6 replies to this topic
  • sirthumpalot

Posted April 26, 2002 - 01:14 AM


We're finally getting a video camera which means I can kidnap it when my wife isn't looking and hook up a helmet cam. :) Are there any recommendations or experiences for which models works well, or which models don't work so well? All advice welcome.


  • rvanliere

Posted April 26, 2002 - 02:06 AM



  • MOmilkman

Posted April 26, 2002 - 02:46 AM


Think eveyone on here would endorse the helmetcamera.com cam.

The only drawback to all avialable helmet cams on the market today?
I think they are troublesome to set up for a ride. Lots of wires to run, camcorder protection, mounting on helmet, etc, etc...

[ April 26, 2002: Message edited by: MOmilkman ]

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  • PumpkinHumper

Posted April 26, 2002 - 06:01 AM


A friend of mine just bought one of these. Other than camcorder problems it seems to work great. We are in the process of getting another camcorder.

  • sirthumpalot

Posted April 26, 2002 - 06:13 AM


How do the camcorders hold up after riding on a bike? I think I'm going to spring for the extended warranty plan on the one that I get. :)

  • MOmilkman

Posted April 26, 2002 - 08:33 AM


My camcorder held up fine.
I bought it brand new and I was very skeptical about throwing it around in a fanny pack exposed to rock and mud roost. So I bought a bagel container and some soft foam, cut a slit in the top for the cords and put it all in a x-large fanny pack. It was a real hassle to put it all together but at least i knew it was safe from damage.

  • John_Lorenz

Posted April 26, 2002 - 08:41 AM


I am in the midst of setting up my JVC805 DV to a small Netcam.

Have not had a real chance to get deeper then a schematic and buying parts, but all in all it should cost me about $1100 counting the initial cost of the camara 1k

I wil post it when I am done

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