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Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED macro 
VIO POV.HD sports/action/underwater 1080p video camera

Conclusions on the VIO POV.HD

Build quality is very high, the unit is robust, the design is solid, but the video quality of the POV.HD isn’t up to my expectations.

When one considers that this is a camera that is intended to perform in outdoor situations in which lighting is unlikely to be controllable or favorable, then the glaring omissions, like the inability to set a fixed white balance (or any white balance) are problematic.

Add in the auto exposure which favors blowing out the bright areas (which are generally pavement and sky when shooting on a bike), and the result is just not a match for the apparent target market— so I’m baffled at how this unit would be appropriate for anything remotely like what I tried to do with it (see the examples).

The lack of a mounting solution for a standard cycling helmet (other than duct tape) is not a show stopper, but it makes it a crude solution for cyclist.

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