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http://www.dpreview.com/news/1110/11102 ... dhero2.asp

http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/24/gopr ... eaming-wi/

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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
Here's a review;
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/10/gopro ... -cam-ever/

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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
For your interest Simon, I downloaded the 1080p source video from the youtube video above. It is only 214MB for the 5:12 of video. The video is 5.6Mbps stream rate. I even copied it to the PS3 to watch on the 46" LCD, and it looks great. Whatever they are encoding with does a great job of retaining detail at youtube bitrates.

I'm seriously considering getting one of these cameras.

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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
Wes

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You Suck

hmm

I have the "I want one"'s now

BUGGER

214 meg for 5.12 mins?????????? Bet its not like that off the cam. Need some real processing power to get quality for smaller file size.

On another note have you noticed that the quality of youtube even the minimum to watch has improved out of site from 2 or three years ago?

Oh and you still suck!

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My go pro is sitting just in front of me in bits as it has been for over a year.....

Hmm need to replace it I think.

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Simon wrote:
My go pro is sitting just in front of me in bits as it has been for over a year.....

Hmm need to replace it I think.



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MANAGER wrote:
Simon wrote:
My go pro is sitting just in front of me in bits as it has been for over a year.....

Hmm need to replace it I think.



Yeah with a life. sign10


Fat Fing chance of that happening :fart

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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
pneumatic wrote:
For your interest Simon, I downloaded the 1080p source video from the youtube video above. It is only 214MB for the 5:12 of video. The video is 5.6Mbps stream rate. I even copied it to the PS3 to watch on the 46" LCD, and it looks great. Whatever they are encoding with does a great job of retaining detail at youtube bitrates.

I'm seriously considering getting one of these cameras.


They own the Cineform studio, they bought it in July this year.

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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
ive been watching that ad for the new camera for about a week... never gets old

ITS EPIC

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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
Ok, I got my gopro Hero2 on Friday.

Here's a comparison of screen shots. The Hero was set to 720p wide angle, the hero2 was 1080p wide angle (a mode the hero can't do).

Hero
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goprohero.jpg [ 244.81 KiB | Viewed 4678 times ]


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goprohero2.jpg [ 296.83 KiB | Viewed 4678 times ]

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Video from the ride, youtube loses quite a bit of quality. Oh well.


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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
I just made my first timelapse video on the gopro, it's uploading to youtube now.

To make it I used the free version of the GoPro Cineform Studio software, available from the gopro website.
http://gopro.com/3d-cineform-studio-software-download/

It's made for the 3D gopro videos, but you can use it for 2D stuff.

It's a bit weird in that you import the videos, do a edit of the clips (can't do the start or finish very accurately), and then add it to the conversion list. You can also play with the frame rate and frame size here.

Attachment:
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cineform1.jpg [ 88.75 KiB | Viewed 4634 times ]


Then you click on convert. Strangely it converts it to a low compression (huge file) avi movie.

Then you go to the editing tab and do post processing, lots of exposure / tint / other weird things. I didn't do anything here. Then you click on export mp4 and it creates an mp4 file using the same compression as the gopro camera does. The gopro compression is twice as good as what windows live movie makers uses (if you compress an avi using both programs, cineform file will be half the size).

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cineform2.jpg [ 97.66 KiB | Viewed 4634 times ]

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Post Re: New GoPro Hero2 Coming
So I made the timelapse of the storm, only it didn't quite get us.


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