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7/3/2017 7:22 PM
Edited Date/Time: 7/3/2017 7:23 PM

I was watching the race this weekend , and when they showed Ronnie Stewart's helmet cam video , it had me scratching my head. It shows the helmet at all different angle's , as if the camera was hovering like a foot above his head. For the life of me , I can't think of how that camera was mounted. It showed the complete helmet , and in the pic it's showing it from the top....where I thought it was mounted?? dizzy dizzy blink blink

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And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Ja

7/3/2017 8:43 PM

360 camera looking straight down at the mount.

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7/3/2017 8:51 PM

jeffro503 wrote:

I was watching the race this weekend , and when they showed Ronnie Stewart's helmet cam video , it had me scratching my head. It shows the helmet at all different angle's , as if the camera was hovering like a foot above his head. For the life of me , I can't think of how that camera was mounted. It showed the complete helmet , and in the pic it's showing it from the top....where I thought it was mounted?? dizzy dizzy blink blink

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This Garmin uses two extremely wide, fisheye style lenses that capture 180 degrees around (vertically and horizontally) each lens (one front and one rear...then it processes them, stitches the images together and eliminates as much of the distortion as possible.

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7/3/2017 10:05 PM

jeffro503 wrote:

I was watching the race this weekend , and when they showed Ronnie Stewart's helmet cam video , it had me scratching my head. It shows the helmet at all different angle's , as if the camera was hovering like a foot above his head. For the life of me , I can't think of how that camera was mounted. It showed the complete helmet , and in the pic it's showing it from the top....where I thought it was mounted?? dizzy dizzy blink blink

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ML512 wrote:

This Garmin uses two extremely wide, fisheye style lenses that capture 180 degrees around (vertically and horizontally) each lens (one front and one rear...then it processes them, stitches the images together and eliminates as much of the distortion as possible.

Thank you! But where the heck is the camera mounted? I swear it showed the entire helmet , including the back ( that you can't see in the pic ). I must of re-wound that like 5 times saying " WTF? " The way i saw it on TV , you could almost swear it was just hovering over the top of the helmet about a foot or so. Was weird to see.

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And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Ja

7/3/2017 10:06 PM

akillerwombat wrote:

360 camera looking straight down at the mount.

Where is the mount? blink

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And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Ja

7/3/2017 10:07 PM

akillerwombat wrote:

360 camera looking straight down at the mount.

jeffro503 wrote:

Where is the mount? blink

I'm guessing the camera patches over it by blending the different angles

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7/4/2017 12:43 AM

That 360 camera is the sickest thing ever. I always wondered why I never saw a GoPro flipped around facing backwards with how awesome that would look off the start

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7/4/2017 1:40 AM

Moto331 wrote:

That 360 camera is the sickest thing ever. I always wondered why I never saw a GoPro flipped around facing backwards with how awesome that would look off the start

Assuming you got a holeshot... Facing backward, it would be pretty lame if you race the vet class on a 125 like me.

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7/4/2017 1:52 AM

I really don't like these new Garmin onboards. To me it's just like riding a bike whilst drunk you can't really tell what's going on.

Does anybody understand them ?

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7/4/2017 3:07 AM

Rowlands wrote:

I really don't like these new Garmin onboards. To me it's just like riding a bike whilst drunk you can't really tell what's going on.

Does anybody understand them ?

This. I would never ever buy one for MX purpose. Same thing with the Fly 360 cam that Reed promoted last year.

Go Pro has also lost their minds when they upload their videos with a really crappy image stabilization.

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