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Old 7th February 2019, 02:09 PM
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Local Centra was doing cage ones for just under 26 quid last week , could probably easily enough be wired up to the bike as well
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Old 7th February 2019, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Gixxer
There are loads of very good cameras out there for less than a hundred yoyos. I'll post links to a few if you want them.
If you've got front+rear hard wired suggestions I'm all ears.

I see plenty of options on eBay and Amazon, but no brand names, and very dodgy reviews.

Innovv are pricey enough, but seems like the only decent contender.
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Old 7th February 2019, 04:43 PM
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I have two of these, helmet mounted and on the bike (rear)
Great cameras :)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 7th February 2019, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by thos View Post
If you've got front+rear hard wired suggestions I'm all ears.

I see plenty of options on eBay and Amazon, but no brand names, and very dodgy reviews.

Innovv are pricey enough, but seems like the only decent contender.
My mate just bought one from China, and he reckons it's very good, but I haven't seen any footage from it yet, so I couldn't recommend it.
It's this one: <<< LINK

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Old 7th February 2019, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by thos
If you've got front+rear hard wired suggestions I'm all ears.

I see plenty of options on eBay and Amazon, but no brand names, and very dodgy reviews.

Innovv are pricey enough, but seems like the only decent contender.
I picked this one, because of the 7 reviews they were all 3, 4 or 5 stars, with the 3-star reviews saying the audio was bad, which I don't really care about so much.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e_o00__o00_s00
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Old 7th February 2019, 10:41 PM
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I bought one of these DV188 on Amazon UK last year, so far I'm very pleased with it.
For me the important requirements are,
It must run in the background, i.e switches on and off with the ignition.
I don't want to have to remember to switch it on.
Front and back cameras with sound recording.
Must be ok to run for long periods and take a high capacity sd card.

So far, all is going well, the manufacturer says it is not fully waterproof, and suggest it can be fitted under the seat. I just use a plastic bag or shower cap to cover the screen panel.
It comes with a remote button with a rainproof cover, which I have fitted but never use it.
Video quality is ok, everything that needs to be seen can be seen and heard.
I rarely have any need to look at a video, I usually put the sd card into my desktop and download it, and eventually delete it.
I've been using cameras both on the bike and cages for years, and will not travel without them.
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Old 9th February 2019, 09:20 AM
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I'll rob a setup off Lorenzos bike next time I go to a GP, should be adequate for commuting
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Originally Posted by RTV View Post
I do run with a gopro on my helmet at all times. It's almost a must if you commute... but I don't play vigilante. I don't go around screaming you'll be on youtube and saying the reg out loud...

It's just in case anything should happen (knock on wood).
+1 to this.

GoPro for myself. Yes I highly recommend a helmet cam for every rider doing decent mileage! It number one keeps you safe from any ejits attempting fraud and can save you a lot of money. It's also nice to look back on footage doing trips across Europe and Ireland!
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