Many snowmobilers often ride in harsh weather conditions. The winter months of the year bring ice, snow and sleet. Summertime activities for snowmobile and ATV enthusiasts can also involve drag racing on grass, asphalt strips, or even across water. For these conditions there are a few options to consider when choosing the best helmet camera for riding in all these conditions.
Not all helmet cameras are built for the most extreme weather environments such as snow and ice. Look for a bullet camera style camera that provides Waterproof and anti fogging recording capabilities. If you already have a compatible camcorder, the 580 Ex View bullet cams can be integrated with your camcorder simply by connecting it to the A/V input. You may also use a DVR as a recording device. A 580 Ex View bullet camera scans 580 lines of high resolution video and includes a high gain two channel external microphone to capture sound. The helmet mounts are durable and can be moved from one location to another. The Ex view bullet cams use a .1 lux sensor which is excellent for low light conditions. As long as you are using a light source, the 580 Line Ex-View CCD camera will work at night or in the dark.
Another option for recording is an all digital Ultimate DVR Helmet Cam Video System like the VIO-POV camera . This system includes an LCD screen for reviewing recorded video and setting up your shots. This video camera has a 5 Lux color sensor and a sub .1 lux monochrome sensor. The Vio has a ten foot radius remote control for ease of recording. This camera provides options of clip mode, loop mode, continuous recording and video segments with tags. The video system requires 4 AA batteries with a record times exceeding 4 hours at the highest resolution. This unit is compatible up to an 8 GB SDHC card. The lens is a 2.9 mm which is a 110 degree field of view, for the wider field of view with focus being closer.
A helmet camera makes a great gift for the outdoor winter sports athlete in your family. Whether you’re skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, skating, sledding, or just having a snow ball fight, be sure to save every last moment on video with a helmet cam. When purchasing a helmet cam, it is recommend to contact a reputable, established dealer , with toll free number for any questions and special holiday pricing. A friendly, helpful voice will reassure you that you your helmet cam purchase will be handled with attention to detail and care.