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Speedriding video equipment...

Watch the Performance Design Factory Team (PDFT) as they become the first terrain swoopers in the world flying inside the Grand Canyon.

now you can read about how all the filming was planned, setup and done with great information about type of cameras and http://www.sundancemediagroup.com/articles/livin_on_the_edge.htm

Skydivers using Sony HVR-A1U with Raynox HD wide angle lenses, helmets are also fitted with CamEye and Brent's Sights camera indicators and sight rings.

with another 17 cameras used for the video shoot....

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Marcel Roethlisberger

Hi Marcel

I would like to speak to you more about your foot camera mount Smiling

I am new to this forum, how can I contact you?
Do you mind to contact me? mail@natashadavid.co.uk

Cheers

DaviBird
mail at natashadavid dot co dot uk
www.natashadavid.co.uk

More Camera Links

Ski Boot Camera Mount

Image grab of a SkiBoot Camera mount I found while watching the BBC Ski Sunday TV show and how they filmed to programs start sequence.

Video Camera Mounts



Speedriding in Hasliberg

If looking for new video angles as seen in the above video you could create your own custom Camera Mountings...

The following photos are from Marcel Roethlisberger aka http://www.youtube.com/speedrider001 showing his custom camera setup as used in the above video.

            

Note: Click above images for larger version

The camera mount is easy to build...

You will need a carbon fibre plate a few inches square - which is heated and bent into shape.
There are 4 slots which are cut and allows velcro straps to be attached these should be long enough to wrap around you leg to hold the mount in place. With a single hole drilled in the centre of the carbon plate which secures the 360° adjustable camera holder.

re: atc2000

Heres the link to some raw footage: had a look at it and yes its pretty much what you can expect, the only thing you can't see in this sample is the picture tearing:

http://ctchutes.com/albums/albums/Batch/Dana/ATC-2000_raw_sample.AVI
(open this file with quicktime and then go to Window -> Show Movie Inspector -> press the play button and you will see the 23- 24 FPS instead of the claimed 30!)

heres a you tube example of picture tearing with the ATC 2000 (Helmet cam view):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yz5YsrCeX6g

hope that helps
Cheers
Christoph

re: atc2000

Thanks - yes info is helpful...
Like the idea of the camera being waterproof as it also makes it suitable for kitesurfing etc.

Do you or anyone else have any speedriding video footage from an ATC2K camera online or can post a link to the movie file ?

(Actual download sample from the caamera - would be better than a YouTube copy... as the FLV and YouTube viewer kills the quality.)

re: Francois Bon video question - not sure if any of the Acro-Base guys are registered on here ? so have sent them an email to ask - if I get a reply will post details...

Oregon Scientific - All Terrain Camera (ATC2000)

Bought this camera last year. It's ok but dont expect super quality. The one thing that bugged me most that it is claiming 30 frames a second, in reality its between 23 and 24 (Quicktime - Movie inspector). When looking around fast with camera on helmet picture tearing does happen. Wouldnt reccommend it highly but guess its ok for entry level. Hope this helps.
Cheers Christoph
PS: Anyone knows what kind of camera and attachment Francois Bon is using (Acro base)?

Was looking at some video cams

Was looking at some video cameras on the web and found this one...


Oregon Scientific - All Terrain Camera  (ATC2000)


which looks ideal for Speedriding -  Kitesurfing  - paragliding etc... shock proof and waterproof

  • Full-function, hands-free, digital recording
  • Waterproof up to 3 meters and shock-resistant for extreme conditions
  • Mounts easily on helmets, handlebars, and other sports equipment
  • 640 x 480 VGA resolution at 30 frames per second
  • USB and RCA cables included for easy playback on PC or TV (NTSC)
  • SD card expansion up to 2GB – onboard memory is 32MB
  • Operates with 2 AA batteries, not included
  • Dimensions: 4.25L x 1.75D x 2.25H (in.)

     Full details - www2.oregonscientific.com/shop/product.asp

    Is anyone using one ?
    if so - could you let me know what is the video quality like ?