If you like pushing your motorsports to the limit, chances are you want to record it for friends and posterity. With the right action camera, you can! The best of the best is the all new 2011 GoPro HD Hero2 Motorsports Edition. With it you can mount it on your vehicle, and strive to be like the stock car champs and Indie 500 racers. You can mount it on a motorbike too! The original GoPro HD Hero is already considered a favorite in the action cameras category. Some users even cry perfection!
It is housed in a durable metal case, and the GoPro HD Hero2 Motorsports Edition comes with even more mounting equipment so you can put it somewhere stable! With a 170 degree field of vision, you will want to ensure the view isn’t blocked! The motorsports edition has a suction-cup so you can stick it on the dashboard. Other versions may have different mounts.
With a great qualify for low light performance, this action camera is sure to please those who like to travel in rugged terrain at dusk or daybreak. There are three modes on the HD Hero2 Motorsports Edition, so you can record in 11, 8, 5 megapixel modes. One of the best improvements in the GoPro HD Hero2 is the awesome user interface, which is already worth it for its ease of use.
A great feature to mention is the auto anti-shake that keeps the recording level. Thus, even if your vehicle has bad suspension or you travel off terrain, the GoPro HD Hero2 Motorsports Edition will totally capture what you want!
What are Pros?
This camera and video camera has several specialized recording modes in HD, so you can capture what level of detail you’d like. The lens are claimed to be twice as sharp as the original HD Hero. Further, the original version only had a 127 degree field of vision. There is a mode to record in 120 frames per second as well. However, the 1080p mode records at 30 FPS.
You can change between modes with an easy to use menu system, which is upgraded from the previous version’s horrible menu. Either way, it’s mostly for fun that the camera allows so many functions. The real test is when you playback your footage and amaze your friends!
Are there any Cons?
Yes, the camera is list priced at $299.99 dollars. This means the camera will be an investment, but if you’re anything serious of an enthusiast for your action sports, you’d do well to invest. There are no other action cameras on the market the approximate the features on the GoPro HD Hero2 series! For example, with the high variety of mount setups you can be covered for the exact action sports you partake in!
Should I try it?
This video camera is worth it if you are looking at a high quality action camera, so try it today!