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does anyone have one? my wife thinks we should have one around for those "what if" moments......itll mostly be for videos of the kids, the pets, birthday parties, christmas etc....ill be using my camera she will use it........

what do you think?
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I've heard good things about those cameras in terms of quality, and they are nicely sized (small enough to take with you).
    
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post #3 of 11
They're specially good for blog use.
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hey bro i film with pocket cameras dont get flip Hd get the Vado HD by Creative!

ive tested them all and vado is the best out there right now and cheap as hell (for a pocket camera)


i did this at warped tour
zoom is crappy but it is on all pocket cams be sure to click HD b4 u watch
http://www.youtube.com/user/earwigy1.../5/RvcUmJFAAlQ
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vado huh? never heard of it.ill go look
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Flip HD looks awesome. I'm tempted to get one for filming snowboarding...

The GoPro HD cameras are nice as well but you don't get a screen or playback functionality on the device. You do, however, get a fully waterproof casing so you can shoot underwater.

Check footy shot on a GoPro here.
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Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
Flip HD looks awesome. I'm tempted to get one for filming snowboarding...

The GoPro HD cameras are nice as well but you don't get a screen or playback functionality on the device. You do, however, get a fully waterproof casing so you can shoot underwater.

Check footy shot on a GoPro here.
so funny you said this i got mine for snowboarding too haha i didnt put it up on you tube ill do it tonight and send it to you on here with the vado...

and the go pros quality is nothing compared to the vado series
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post #8 of 11
I would only get the gopro if you intend on mounting it somewhere, not holding it in your hand.
    
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post #9 of 11
go pro wouldnt be useful for around the house stuff lol. yea its great but get something more for what you need. check out the vado or a flip. flips are ok as long as you aren't picky about sound and video quality, overall they are pretty decent for what you pay for

and why get a gopro for your wife to use for family stuff anyway unless she is good with cameras and totally doesnt need a screen to be able to see what she is filming then get it. otherwise why make it difficult for her to capture important family memories etc
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post #10 of 11
Pretty low end in terms of their price IMO

The flip is what, $200? Only records 720p and quality is pretty shoddy even at that.

I just feel like you could do a lot better for its price. If it were like ~$120 I'd say it'd be good.
    
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