I picked up a cheap GoPro Hero alternative at my local Aldi the other day.
It’s the Maginon AC777 and it was $59.99. The amount of extras that came with this camera are crazy! I do an unboxing, hands on test, and review. It does a really excellent job at 1920 x 1080 60fps and has a super crisp and clear picture. Watch the video and see it in action! Stats are listed below. Here’s the link to the GoPro Hero5 Black so you can review its stats. http://amzn.to/2vvPXrv
Whichever action camera you choose will probably have low audio levels.
Pick up a digital audio recorder
A good lapel wired microphone
JOBY GorillaPod’s are super useful
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Maginon AC777 Overview
2.0″ TFT-LCD display
Includes water-tight housing for recordings at a water depth up to 98’5″
Replaceable Lithium Ion batteries (1050 mAh) for up to 90 minutes of recording (without WiFi)
Micro HDMI and Micro USB connections
Looping Video, Time Lapse, Burst Photo, Continuous Lapse and Upside Down Recording options.
Video resolution: 4K/25fps (3840 x 2160), 2.7k/30fps (2704 x 1524), 1080p/60fps (1920 x 1080), 1080p/30fps (1920 x 1080)
Photo resolution 5MP (2592 x 1944) (A 12MP Wide option is available in the menu..)
Lens 170° super wide-angle lens | Aperture F = 2.0
Monitor 2.0″ TFT-LCD
Memory MicroSD / SDHC memory cards up to 32 GB
Connections Micro HDMI, Micro USB 2.0
File format JPEG (Photo), MOV H.264 (Video), AVC (Audio)
Power supply Replaceable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery (3.7 V | 1050 mAh)
1050 mAh lithium-ion battery
Camera holder / frame
Helmet / belt support
2 x 3M adhesive pads
4 x belts for belt restraint
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