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Old 05-15-2013, 01:25 PM   #1
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DSLR in-car mount?

I'm looking to do a track day at Thunderhill in a few weeks, and I want to record my laps with my DSLR. I'm looking for a mount that i can put inside the car, as I dont want to risk damaging my camera with an outside mount. Ill be mounting my Canon T1i with a 18-135, so its relatively light-weight. Looking for something relatively cheap, <50 dollars if possible.
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:19 PM   #2
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:21 PM   #3
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Question? How many minutes can you record each time? Like on my D90 I can record 5min intervals. I would think if you camera has short video intervals, it would be better to with something else.

For $50 you could probably just rent a Go-pro camera and a mount.

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Old 05-15-2013, 08:30 PM   #4
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I have a few 16gb memory cards, and if I record at 720p instead of 1080, I can record the duration of the 25 minute sessions. Ive seen a few headrest camera mounts, but i feel like the placement is not optimal
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Old 05-16-2013, 11:49 AM   #6
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I'm leaning towards one of the CruiseCams that mount on the headrest, anyone else have any suggestions?
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...st_Camera.html
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:28 PM   #7
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Headrest is alright position. DSLR is heavy though and will probably bounce around a fair bit. Best IMO is gopro with external mic.
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