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    What GoPro?

    Want to buy a Gopro for trackday videos, but got no idea which one is best to buy?
    Would love to have the track layout and speed etc on there but guessing that's not just a standard feature of the cam?

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    Re: What GoPro?

    The GoPro's from 5 on appear to have decent gps/accelerometer data which apps can convert to a 'dashboard' overlay, even their own Quik app. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeLx9NC2E18
    You can't go wrong with GoPro - lots of industry support. I'd say anything from the 6 up is going to be great, how and where you mount is the most critical issue.
    If you want better data use a AIM Solo (2) DL and Dashware.net or similar to link the video to the data

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    Re: What GoPro?

    Thank you so much for the video, very informative. I never knew that GoPro could be transformed into a "dashboard."

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    Re: What GoPro?

    Anything above or equal to GoPro 7


    What you want to have is 60fps for smooth videos and some form of image stabilization.

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    Re: What GoPro?

    Hero 8 is still on offer. Newest you can afford will always give the most. But like BBB I'd look at the 7 or higher.
    https://gopro.com/en/gb/shop/cameras...01-master.html

    Hero 7 is £219! https://gopro.com/en/gb/shop/cameras...01-master.html
    Last edited by alex; 30th June 2020 at 09:51 AM.

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    Re: What GoPro?

    I like the look of this, anyone got one?

    Fits inside helmet

    https://store.camboxmeca.com/en/

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    Re: What GoPro?

    I would have thought for trackdays and racing you'd be blocking some of your view with that. Head is low most of the time

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    Re: What GoPro?

    Quote Originally Posted by Corkgsxr View Post
    I would have thought for trackdays and racing you'd be blocking some of your view with that. Head is low most of the time
    Not sure that I agree with your comment, as the camera will see the same as the rider.

    May buy one shortly to try.

    Definitely better for Road use as the Police won’t confiscate it in the event or a Road traffic issue such as speeding as they would with a go-Pro etc as they wouldn’t be able to see the camera.

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    Re: What GoPro?

    If that takes up 15-20mm at the top of your visor normal riding that makes no difference but I know I keen the head down and look through the top of the visor

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    What GoPro?

    Fully agree with you @Corkgsxr
    I can’t imagine that camera working on a sportbike.
    Sportbike helmets are specifically designed to allow for greater vision in this part of the helmet, and that camera appears to block a considerable amount of your viewing area.

    Might work OK on a bolt upright bike
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