Lightweight camera with SD card

Discussion in 'First Build' started by dude, Feb 1, 2018.

  1. dude

    dude New Member

    Drones such as the Drocon Bugs3 are made to carry a GoPro-like camera.

    Is there a lighter option if you want the simplest camera able to record on an SD Card, but without all the casing of a GoPro in order to save some weight and flight time?

  2. Jackson

    Jackson USA member at large

    27 grams only (battery included)
    Video: 1920 x 1440 30fps, 1080P 60fps, 720P 120fps

    Weight: 50g
    Video Resolution: 4K 24fps, 2.5K 30fps, 1080P 60fps / 30fps, 720P 120fps

    Net Weight: 49g(with battery)
    Video Resolution: 1440p@30fps / 1080p@60fps / 720p@120fps + WiFi
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  3. mozquito1

    mozquito1 Well-Known Member

    SQ11 not to bad for micro builds if no option of dvr. IMG_20180114_093726879-1024x575.jpg
    720p @ 30fps is good enough for me.
    I use an sj4000 on 210mm or bigger.
    But you can put two of these on,
    one front facing & rear facing. 12g I think. @ £7 you won't bat an eyelid if you bust it or lose it. More peeved @ losing the SD card.
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  4. Jackson

    Jackson USA member at large

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  5. Jackson

    Jackson USA member at large

    To the OP, ur welcome. :(
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  6. dude

    dude New Member

    Phenomenal options!
    That's more in my budget.
  7. Jackson

    Jackson USA member at large

    I had to laugh. A guy reviewed a $20 full size action cam and didn't like it. Really?

    The dude's an idiot, listen to his comments. I luv how he's begging for subscribers.

    I've also seen where reviewers are testing 60 fps on cheap cams. FWIW most of the cheapies aren't shooting at 60, they are just repeating each 30 fps frame. It ain't the same. :)
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2018
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  8. Rick M

    Rick M Absent-minded professor

    Wow. Talk about your unrealistic expectations.
  9. Jackson

    Jackson USA member at large

    He did a review of a quad that had a camera hanging under the bottom. He just put the included landing gear in the their slots, but didn't use the provided screws. He said he didn't want to break them, he'd rather they just came off. Which they did everytime he tried to land, while burying the camera in the grass.
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  10. Rick M

    Rick M Absent-minded professor

  11. Spork

    Spork There is no spoon

    Taking over 3 minutes to "unbox" a $20 camera is all I needed to see to never watch another one of his videos.
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