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Which GoPro should I buy - will only use 2-3 times a year

Discussion in 'Underwater Videography' started by button, Nov 6, 2018.

  1. tep

    tep ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: San Diego CA USA
    Have you tried the handlebar mount yet? I saw that setup last year in Hawaii, now that I think about it.

    I’m thinking of this (https://shop.gopro.com/mounts/handlebar-seatpost-pole-mount/AGTSM-001.html) on the DGX 600 video light (DGX PUSH Handheld Light Kit - Video Beam | Dive Gear Express®)
  2. Barnaby'sDad

    Barnaby'sDad ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Virginia
    It works, but I wasn’t all that happy with it. It’s a bulky setup, IMO. I ended up settling on mask mounting the GoPro (Mako mask).

    I got a 1000 lumen light from Dive Right In Scuba. It was $75. I’m happy with how bright it is and the battery life. I did three ~1 hr dives with it on Friday and it worked great.
  3. icechip

    icechip ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Maine
    Use a cheap simple float handle. Zip tie a snap bolt (or a wrist lanyard) to it. Easy-peezy.

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