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July 29, 2008

GoPro Digital Sports Cameras: An Extreme Sportsman's Dream

GoPro_sportscam.jpgIf you're a dirt biker, road biker, mountain biker or motorcycle biker, GoPro has got a durable digital camera for you to mount to your helmet, wrist or bike--as well as your kayak, skis, skateboard, car and anything else you can think of. This would probably work for hardcore Segway riders too. The cameras are waterproof to 100 feet and bomb-proof and capture both photo and video. Details are below--click through the links to buy and see actual footage shot with the cameras.

Helmet HERO ($169.99)
GoPro_helmet.jpg- Quick-release mounts to your helmet (vented or non) or sporting device (skis, kayak, etc.)
- Shoots up to 56 minutes of TV-resolution 30 fps video
- Can activate "Photo Every 5 Seconds" mode to capture up to 1400 photos (2 hours)
- Adjustable sound recording to address high-vibration environments
- 3-megapixel, 2 GB memory card, PC/MAC compatible, takes 2 AAA batteries
- Waterproof to 100 feet, bomb-proof
- Optional accessories: wide-angle lens, Expansion Kit, Ride HERO, Parts Grab Bag

Motorsports HERO
($179.99)
GoPro_motorsports.jpg- Miniature wireless digital video camera
- Quick-release design for simple click-mount (car, motorcycle, etc.)
- Shoots up to 56 minutes of TV-resolution 30 fps video
- Sound recording designed to capture extreme driving sounds
- 3-megapixel, 2 GB memory card, PC/MAC compatible, takes 2 AAA batteries
- Waterproof to 100 feet, bomb-proof
- Optional accessories: Suction Cup Mount, Expansion Kit, Ride HERO, Parts Grab Bag
- Available for pre-order now--ships 12/01/08

Digital HERO 3 ($139.99)
GoPro_digital3.jpg- Wrist-mount digital camera (4.5 ounces) locks flat and pivots for use
- Shoots up to 56 minutes of TV-resolution 30 fps video
- Can activate "Photo Every 5 Seconds" mode to capture up to 1400 photos (2 hours)
- Adjustable sound recording to address high-vibration environments
- 3-megapixel, 2 GB memory card, PC/MAC compatible, takes 2 AAA batteries
- Waterproof to 100 feet, bomb-proof
- Optional accessories: Expansion Kit

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Posted by Susan Moriarty at July 29, 2008 8:37 AM
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