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« on: July 17, 2011, 06:35 PM »

Here's a post that says it like it is  Wink


Recently I picked up one of those little keychain video cameras.... Cool

Then I thought, I wonder...  Roll Eyes

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A bit of Bluetac™ and a zip tie later...

Warning: there's a reason this perspective is 'not popular'

7 Wrap Yo-Yo with unroll...

 MWaHAaHAaaaa

Waisted bandwidth.wmv


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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2011, 06:39 PM »

That's SWEET!!!
What kite?
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2011, 06:40 PM »

OMG! I should have watched this BEFORE dinner.... ;-)

Nice idea, how did you mount the camera on the kite? any pics of the contraption?
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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2011, 06:42 PM »

Hey Devin, it was the Talon, hates being wrapped up Wink
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« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2011, 06:54 PM »

OMG! I should have watched this BEFORE dinner.... ;-)

Nice idea, how did you mount the camera on the kite? any pics of the contraption?

Wink I warned you...

As to the rig:

All I did was put a couple of gm's of sticky putty and a ziptie as a failsafe onto the camera, it's a '808' Keychain/spy camera, looks like a car remote control. No photo's ATM, next time I play I'll snap a shot for you Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2011, 07:42 PM »

Brilliant!

I've been looking forward to more kite POV kite porn, but so far the art hasn't advanced much. With the cameras so tiny I'd like to see some SUL type slow floaty stuff (from someone who likes that sort of thing)

Thanks for the entertainment!
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« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2011, 06:05 AM »

Now the POV perspective is beyond wasted bandwidth. Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
Got to luv the pov.. I think we needmore info on the camera.  maybe some shots of how you mounted it...  Huh

Nice going...
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« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2011, 06:32 AM »

OMG! I should have watched this BEFORE dinner.... ;-)

Nice idea, how did you mount the camera on the kite? any pics of the contraption?

Wink I warned you...

As to the rig:

All I did was put a couple of gm's of sticky putty and a ziptie as a failsafe onto the camera, it's a '808' Keychain/spy camera, looks like a car remote control. No photo's ATM, next time I play I'll snap a shot for you Smiley

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I had already been thinking about getting one of those tiny cams and mounting it to a Rev, but I think I would get a better quality image if I try with a GoPro HD camera, a little bit bigger but far better image; only problem is the GoPro is much more expensive and difficult to get in my country.
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« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2011, 07:44 AM »

LOL ...  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy ... Love it

Those little camera's are available for a couple bucks on that auction site, I've also seen them at places like WalMart & Walgreen's for a bit more coin, I got mine at WalMart for like $15-$25 on a basket sale on the counter in the photo dept, wonder where it went?

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« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2011, 08:49 AM »

Clean up on aisle 4!! Tongue

Man thats akin to watching a POV roller coaster vid.  I'm still queasy lol
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« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2011, 10:04 AM »

We need a green emo! Buuuuuuiiiiick Embarrassed
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« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2011, 06:57 PM »

FWIW:
Someone ought to do a split screen shot.  One half would be the kite-mounted camera, and the other half would be a ground-based view of the kite in flight.   

I just like to be able to make some sense at what I'm looking at.

On the other hand, the video did start to get my stomach a bit wobbly. 
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« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2011, 07:45 PM »

Fun comments guys  Grin

The balance on the Talon wasn't thrown out that much by the added weight (a lot less than I was expecting), and thus on the video I have also captured flic flacs, duplexes, multi BS's, cascades and various 540 incantations along with some squares and circles. Trust me, at this frame rate and resolution you sooo don't want to see it Wink (if you say please I might do a quick compilation  Cheesy)

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I'd like to see some SUL type slow floaty stuff
you're on the money here, this is going to give the best results I think, out on some nice long lines  Grin

The angle of view from this rig seems to be around 40 degrees so it's no wide angle lens, feels like 60mm to me give or take.
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« Reply #14 on: July 18, 2011, 10:25 PM »

please ... and thanks.  very cool. Cool
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