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Old 03-03-2012, 01:38 PM   #16
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Nice feature indeed. How does it recieve power though, and how do you charge it, if it's a battery? I'm on the fence between the Gopro Hero 2, and the blackvue.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:52 PM   #17
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Everyday use blackvue is the clear winner

Just turn on ur car and it records. Unlike gopro2 bunch of button to push before recording. (I think there is short cut for this)

Gopro2 at night is complete useless
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:55 AM   #18
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I picked up a BlackVue 400HD for my daily driver... I avoid too many accidents and one of these days... Let's just say I want indisputable proof. Camera works awesome, but too wide an angle for track use IMO. I've got a GoPro for the track and not crazy about it, but the new version 2 seems better with optional accessories. Consider the Innovative Drift HD camera, it comes with a remote control and has a small screen on it to review/edit footage. Here's a pic of the BlackVue computer interface for footage...
Sick, but I DEFINITELY would not want proof of my speed.
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Old 03-04-2012, 03:50 PM   #19
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If anyone else is interested in a Blackvue, I'd consider organizing my own group buy. It should cost around $210 all-in.
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:59 PM   #20
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How does the 400HD compare to the gopro in terms of mounting it outside of the car like a gopro setup? Wind supression etc? I was going to buy the new gopro but if this is similar I might pick one up. I'm guessing this is better and only suitable for an in-car setup.
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Old 03-04-2012, 06:19 PM   #21
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Blackvue is for in car use only
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:38 PM   #22
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ok, gopro it is.
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:37 PM   #23
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If anyone else is interested in a Blackvue, I'd consider organizing my own group buy. It should cost around $210 all-in.
Great! Count me in for two! If the group buy doesn't follow through, can you please pm me the supplier so i can order a couple for myself?
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The GoPro has it's purpose, but for constant in-car surveillance there are way better solutions. I happen to use the GoPro just because I already own it, the Hero2 HD is surprisingly good at night, even on an unlit highway, but I only use it when the weather is crap.
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I picked up a gopro hero2 but its more so for the fact i can use it for much more than driving or snowboarding. its great for pretty much any situation.
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If anyone else is interested in a Blackvue, I'd consider organizing my own group buy. It should cost around $210 all-in.
add me to it, Tuan
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Old 03-12-2012, 10:57 PM   #27
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I've contacted the distributor in Korea for my own "group purchase" and it looks like we're too late. They just got their entire inventory wiped out by other 200+ group buys. We'll have to wait until more get made. I'm also looking around for another source to purchase the Blackvue from. I'll keep you guys updated.
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Look on ebay guys there is one guy selling that same camera free shipping for $160.
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:59 PM   #29
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Look on ebay guys there is one guy selling that same camera free shipping for $160.
Any links? I didn't see the 400 HD one for less than $250.
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Look on ebay guys there is one guy selling that same camera free shipping for $160.
There are alot of fakes too...
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