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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby andylc » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:35 pm

Don't mean to be rude Revl, but that looks a little bit shite.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby CaliRider » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:38 pm

Wow. Thanks for the headache. Even image stabilization on a hero 5 session is better than that thing and also in terms of image quality. Just saw that you can get a hero 5 session for $199. Add that stabilizer for $149 and for 349, you've got a camera system better and smaller than a revl with better quality.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby CaptainArgh » Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:26 pm

gmb13 wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:04 pm
Check out this video from a guy who just got his. He says its filmed completely on the REVL.

The stabilisation (even the roll) and color depth look pretty bad to me.

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Ouch. Yeah. I don't see people running out to buy that, then.
A stabilization grip in that environment would've been butter smooth.
So for water, maybe just turning on the in Camera stabilitzation in your GoPro and doing additional in post is the way to go.

So is the only benefit that we don't have to rotate the image when we attach to our kite? I guess as a kite cam, the Revl may be the go-to. Because editing that rotation in post production is a good bit of work.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby gmb13 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:32 am

CaptainArgh wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:26 pm
gmb13 wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:04 pm
Check out this video from a guy who just got his. He says its filmed completely on the REVL.

The stabilisation (even the roll) and color depth look pretty bad to me.

phpBB [video]
Ouch. Yeah. I don't see people running out to buy that, then.
A stabilization grip in that environment would've been butter smooth.
So for water, maybe just turning on the in Camera stabilitzation in your GoPro and doing additional in post is the way to go.

So is the only benefit that we don't have to rotate the image when we attach to our kite? I guess as a kite cam, the Revl may be the go-to. Because editing that rotation in post production is a good bit of work.
Well. At least until this "Quark" comes out. Combine the GP6 stabilisation with the horizon levelling of the Quark and that will be the ultimate Kite Cam.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby rogue_kiteboarder » Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:36 pm

I pre-ordered the Quark. Mostly because I already have GoPro cameras.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby newold86 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:13 pm

gmb13 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:32 am
until this "Quark" comes out
IF...

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby rogue_kiteboarder » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:20 pm

newold86 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:13 pm
gmb13 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:32 am
until this "Quark" comes out
IF...
True, but the odds are better since it is a much more simple device compared to the Revl camera.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby newold86 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:40 pm

rogue_kiteboarder wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:20 pm
newold86 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:13 pm
gmb13 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:32 am
until this "Quark" comes out
IF...
True, but the odds are better since it is a much more simple device compared to the Revl camera.
Not sure - it’s much easier to make waterproof something completely enclosed. I have no idea how Quark’s guys planning to make waterproof AND reasonably easy to rotate connection of this size. Especially if it needs to work in salt water environment.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby CaptainArgh » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:26 pm

rogue_kiteboarder wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:36 pm
I pre-ordered the Quark. Mostly because I already have GoPro cameras.
Oh, I just looked at that thing. That's pretty cool. I agree with @gmb13 ... that thing and the GP internal stabilization should be pretty solid.

I'd be worried about it getting caught in kite lines as it rotates, but it's still worth checking out.

Any rumor on how far along that thing is to being a real product? As we know, you can't just the videos on the kickstarter campaign pages. They're usually bullshit.

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Re: Revl Arc cam: Anybody preorder one?

Postby rogue_kiteboarder » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:48 pm

Their latest update:

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