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New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby therussiann » Wed Aug 31, 2016 5:12 pm

Garmin Virb Ultra.

so this is the new Action camera from Garmin and it has some seriously cool features, like it records your speed, elevation, temp, location, and can even record hang time. also the touch screen can be used in the case and its voice activated best of all IMAGE stabilization

price is a little steap (but if u think GoPro hero 4 Sil with remote its not that bad) $450

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby therussiann » Wed Aug 31, 2016 5:22 pm

here is the Verb edit program and it shows and explains the G-Metrix (season stats)

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby kjorn » Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:50 pm

Do you know how it calculates jump height? It is shown in the second video you posted.

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby therussiann » Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:26 pm

i dont know i would have to say GPS elevation.

you can use your existing Fitness garmin tracker as a remote for this BTW

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby therussiann » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:31 am

So i contacted garmin and they confirmed that it has a barometer, accelerometer, gyroscope, and a compass.

So high is measured by a Barometer :) another plus no need for a woo.

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby haiku » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:52 am

Hi. The web site doesn't report the real field of view (170° ?); in my humble opinion the FOV is one of the action cam most important feature. That's why the Go Pro's top line "superview mode" is so useful. Anyone knows the FOV of the new Garmin action cam :roll: ?

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby therussiann » Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:58 am

GoPro Hero 4 the lens FoV is
V-94.4 H-122.6 D-149.2

Garmin Verb Ultra lens fov is
V-94.6 H-123 D-148.5

And the Expansive Mode does exactly the same thing as the superview mode on gopro.

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby therussiann » Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:01 am

Because of all the sensors and features the battery life is not as good as gopros.

This is my opinion i do not have this cam yet.

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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby MSG » Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:36 pm

any advice on mounts for kiting ... for either garmin or gopro?
i.e. which mount placement, which type/brand of mount to use ... as well as where to buy?
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Re: New Bad boy Action Camera on the block

Postby haiku » Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:41 pm

Thanks therussian.

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