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Old 11-18-2011, 01:13 PM   #1
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Default On board Camera, Speedometer and Map, check it out! (video)

I use my car both on and off road but I thought you guys over in the "on road" section might like this. Its always been such a challenge finding out how fast my RC cars are, this was the coolest and most reliable solution I have found yet. The camera has built in GPS and data logs speed, g-forces, altitude and obviously location. Pretty sweet kit!

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Car: Rustler VXL (Stock)
Gearing: Stock
Battery: 2S LiPo
Camera: Contour GPS
Gauges: DashWare
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Old 11-18-2011, 01:27 PM   #2
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I use my car both on and off road but I thought you guys over in the "on road" section might like this. Its always been such a challenge finding out how fast my RC cars are, this was the coolest and most reliable solution I have found yet. The camera has built in GPS and data logs speed, g-forces, altitude and obviously location. Pretty sweet kit!

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Car: Rustler VXL (Stock)
Gearing: Stock
Battery: 2S LiPo
Camera: Contour GPS
Gauges: DashWare
Very COOL. I have to get myself one of these. Do I need anything else other than the camera?
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:26 PM   #3
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Very COOL. I have to get myself one of these. Do I need anything else other than the camera?
You'll need some software from DashWare, google them, super easy software to use. and pretty cheap for what it does.
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:59 PM   #4
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Cheers mate, I'll check it out.
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Old 11-18-2011, 04:43 PM   #5
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I like the speedo and satnav thingy mate, really nice! I tapped a satnav unit to the top of my Pro10 car to see how fast it went! Also, here's video from when I used to live in the states:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0bsggzXy24

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Old 11-21-2011, 03:28 PM   #6
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I got a new mount that will allow me to relocate the camera so there will be a good view of the tires, suspension and the road. The camera will be safe and secure too which is a big plus! Going to make a new video this week if the snow melts soon enough! I'll put up a video showing the camera and mounting setup.
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Do you have a link to the camera you are using?
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:55 PM   #8
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Do you have a link to the camera you are using?
http://contour.com/products/contour-gps
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very cool video, where and how do you mount your camera??
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Thanks I just remembered I can do the same thing on the iPhone
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Old 11-22-2011, 07:40 AM   #11
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Here is how I'm mounting the camera to the car now, new video later this week with 31/76 gearing, Anaconda street tires, and 3S LiPo. Subscribe so you know when its up.

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I know its over 2 years old, but hopefully you are still reading this. Had a question for you if you don't mind.

Does the contour camera come stock with the speed sensor feature? Also, which model camera is it? Thank you.
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