FloridaRigger wrote:the problem with those cheap action cams are the batteries. they last like 20 minutes and they aren't replaceable.
Steve wrote:Id shoot that for free. Hit me up.
Zenfish wrote:FloridaRigger wrote:the problem with those cheap action cams are the batteries. they last like 20 minutes and they aren't replaceable.
I would generally agree with this observation along the price point for most personal-use devices with battery power these days. I did plenty of research and found the GeekPro 4.0 which was realistically priced at 120 and has a 1050mah battery that has reviews indicating a real world battery life of 1.5 hrs of recording time at 1080/60fps. When I tried it out the battery life estimate seems correct. That seems comparable to the GoPro 3 or 4's reported battery life. Any action camera seems to require multiple batteries for a full day outing but anything that only lasts 20 or 30 mins is problematic.
Darkstar72 wrote:There is also the option now that the portable cell phone charger batteries are inexpensive and plentiful that you can power all your cameras off one or two via cables. You'll be able to record for much longer that way.
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