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Old 13 November 2014, 14:27   #1
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I see Lidl have a go pro lookalike action camera on offer next week sometime or other for circa 80. Anybody any experience of these from past purchases?? I seem to remember someone buying one in the past but can't find it on here.
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Seems fine to me. Though I've nowt to compare it to. It seems to mist up in the waterproof case a bit but I seem to remember someone on here saying that they all do that and that you need to get the inside good and dry before sealing the case ( like with a car's heater blowing A/C).

To be honest if I had my time over again I'd prolly spend the extra 20 on the rubbermat gopro.
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The software used to modify the video once you have shot it makes the GoPro worth while. Of course you can purchase or download other types of software. (Note: I am not familiar with the brand the OP is looking at.)

As to moisture, make sure to put it in the case in a dry environment, and if some humidity is present put a desiccant pack inside.
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Old 13 November 2014, 15:24   #4
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we have downloaded the go pro software for use with a black edition go pro that we have access to but it does seem to be a bit of a faff and it keeps crashing on my computer. Far less trouble with video in Jpeg from our hand held cameras.
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I have the lidl one. Use it as a camera and video above and below water, diving, mountain biking and ribbing. Owned 6 months now after reading recommendations on here, very impressed so far. 32gb micro sd card is only thing I've bought extra. Also add a tie back chord as well as the mount if using on the rib... don't ask!
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