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Sports camera

Looking for a good sports cam in the <$500 range.

Will be used for in-car racing taping in a road-racing application.

Used the Samasunc SC105-XL in the past.

Liked: size, quality of picture was fine.
Dislikes: Cumbersome software. Recording time available too short. Battery life too short

I'd prefer something that can go on for 2 hours, can be easily downloaded and uses software that's easy to use.

Please make suggestions!!!



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About the battery.

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Just wondering why you didn't install a bigger battery? I have this after market 4.5 hour battery.

As to the software, I use WinDV for download. Outside of a Mac, easy.


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My suggestion...

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Since in-car racing is not stable (not moving and jerking around), it would probably be best to find a flash based camcorder. That way there are no moving parts and it might be just what you are looking for. When you're in a bumpy situation, moving parts can fail easily. So no moving parts = no motion failure. Check them out...

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