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#10771112 - 04/15/15 09:08 PM What cheap "action" video camera do you recommend?
Rhino68W Offline
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Registered: 11/06/14
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I know there are a lot of cheap "HD" video cameras out there. What basic water proof one do you recommend? I have no need for an expensive GoPro and the likes, just a simple one. Thanks!
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#10771334 - 04/15/15 10:33 PM Re: What cheap "action" video camera do you recommend? [Re: Rhino68W]
collincountytx Online   content
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Under $50 option--In this price range, you will get something serviceable of low quality that might fail/break

Emerson EVC355WH HD $35--got this for my 11yo to shoot video in the pool, etc. It feels cheap and the video quality is just fine for her.
Gear Pro HD Sports Action Camcorder $40 might be a little better

Under $100--you can get some quality, very basic waterproof video cameras for just under $100
Contour Roam2 is right at $90

Just over $100
Sony HDR AS15 is a really nice option right at $130
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#10771565 - 04/16/15 06:29 AM Re: What cheap "action" video camera do you recommend? [Re: collincountytx]
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I'll definitely check those out. Thanks!
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#10772493 - 04/16/15 12:42 PM Re: What cheap "action" video camera do you recommend? [Re: Rhino68W]
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Most reviews will say to spend the $129.99 and get the base GoPro Hero - it's considered much better than the budget cameras for a little more. I also wanted something inexpensive to try it and found an Epic HD on clearance at Academy for $29.99! It was the only one they had in the Frisco store. Regular price was $179.99. It is ok and works fine, although, I wouldn't be that happy if I spent the $179.99 on it. I'll cut my teeth on it and eventually upgrade if I use it.

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#10772642 - 04/16/15 01:32 PM Re: What cheap "action" video camera do you recommend? [Re: Superslab]
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Originally Posted By: Superslab
Most reviews will say to spend the $129.99 and get the base GoPro Hero - it's considered much better than the budget cameras for a little more. I also wanted something inexpensive to try it and found an Epic HD on clearance at Academy for $29.99! It was the only one they had in the Frisco store. Regular price was $179.99. It is ok and works fine, although, I wouldn't be that happy if I spent the $179.99 on it. I'll cut my teeth on it and eventually upgrade if I use it.


I think I saw a(your) post the other day about that camera which is all I am wanting, something very basic. I don't need anything fancy to make awesome videos with, just to show my family and friends how it works fishing from a kayak. And I am trying to stay under $100 for now.
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