View Full Version : Cheapo Head Camera...

2010.09.20, 04:35 PM
Uh... yeah...


The camera is a cheap MD80 spy camera clone that I got off DealExtreme for $16.47 -- actually they gave me two, so the unit price of these would be $8.24 in my case. Hats can be had for free, I won mine at school. And the rubber band can be had from anywhere. I cut it, slipped it in the cap holes, tied a knot, and then secured the camera holder to the hat by looping the band around it. Nothing special. :)

Video quality is not very good but it does get the job done in good lighting. In bad lighting, though... (Click on it, Photobucket link!).

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e345/color0/th_SUNP0001.jpg (http://s42.photobucket.com/albums/e345/color0/?action=view&current=SUNP0001.mp4)

In any case, this thing is tons of fun and once I adjust it properly I should be able to use it as a head cam for recording my Mini-Z at the track. I might flip the camera holder upside down so that the camera is more in line with my eye level. I just hope I myself don't get caught on camera wearing this thing!