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Old 01-15-2015, 10:35 AM
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I have a chance to pick up a Garmin VIRB Elite via a rewards program. Any opinions on how they compare with Go Pro cameras. I have always liked Garmin products and am very familiar with digital SLR but not much with the action video cameras.

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I have one and like it. Built in WIFI, GPS and unit can be controlled via their app. Also coming in the future will be control from their GPS's.
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I have both.....I like the fact with the Garmin that it would track your course and your speed....the audio was very windy but I have only used it once and there may be a setting that reduces wind noise
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRqT3YLsFM8
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I bought the Countour GPS models.. They work great.. Thought about the Garmin as they advertise to the aircraft crowd heavily.

For some reason don't love the GO Pro we have.
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+1 Contour GPS also tracks speed and course
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I'm about to pull the trigger on either the Contour 2+ or replay prime http://replayxd.com/ or Hero 4. The video (because of the lens) and sound are supposed to be great with the Prime X. Anyone have one? 3 + hour of record time is definitely attractive too.
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Anyone ever use the Sony action cams? I've never been impressed with the gopro audio. Read sonys can had better audio.
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All onboard video is Replay xd mini and one PrimeX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQr2-xVqeW0


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Originally Posted by Bullhead View Post
I have both.....I like the fact with the Garmin that it would track your course and your speed....the audio was very windy but I have only used it once and there may be a setting that reduces wind noise
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRqT3YLsFM8
Great video! I like the speed and track on the video.

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Thanks everyone! Nice video, Pete!

I think I will be happy with the Garmin, lookls like good quality and shows the speed. Plus as it is a Priority Club reward item I won't be laying out cash.

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