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Old 01-06-22, 01:24 PM
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Apeman action cameras

Has anyone seen one of these? I can't believe the price! I have no idea what the battery life may be, but it looks like the mounting system is a GoPro clone, so the GoPro mounts available may work with them.
It may be an inexpensive way to get some ride video, or record those close passes by vehicles.

Action Camera Apeman US (apemans.com)
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Get the battery pack with whichever one you buy and you can always swap out bats during a quick break on your ride. That's what I do with my el cheapo camera.
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wonder how these image stabilization levels work
  • ANTI-SHAKE
  • EIS+Gyroscope
  • Super Stabilization
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
wonder how these image stabilization levels work
  • ANTI-SHAKE
  • EIS+Gyroscope
  • Super Stabilization
I actually found the stabilization mode in the cheapo camera I have works better than the more expensive one I dedicated to a dash cam for my truck. The battery life is pretty equal in both, but the cheapo is designed to be easier to swap them in. Sorry, got side tracked. What I also discovered is that there is an abundance of good free software out there on the net with superb image stabilization for working on any video you plan to keep or use for other purposes IE; posting to BF.
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Just had a quick look on Youtube (can find bunch of reviews just by searching Apeman A77) and initial impressions look good - none of that poor rolling shutter (e.g. wobble or jello) effect that you commonly find on dirt cheap cameras, and the stabilization looks decent. Can't comment on any of its other aspects though - it was just a quick glance.
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Double-check for the following:After about a year of owning two budget cameras, I would be looking for these requirements.

Long lasting battery in temperatures from -10C to 55C at a video resolution that can read licence plates.

Spare batteries and a separate battery charger.

Date and timestamp remain as you change batteries.

Each time you start a new ride, check that the camera's timestamp is correct.

Will the manufacture honour its warranty regardless if you purchased it directly or from a third party like Amazon?


The following don't exist yet but you might as well ask in case there are good solutions.

Good internal microphone that can pick up a conversation 10ft away while in its waterproof case.

Audio recording that stays in synch with the video recording.

Waterproof case that gives you access to the micro usb ports.
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