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01-17-2010 02:58 AM  8 years agoPost 1
hbk2owner

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Does anyone know of a good camera? Every time i have my dad record me fly the camera looses focus. its a sony steadyshot. Here is one. but mine is silver. but besides that its just like the camcorder i have. it does the same thing.Here is a link to what kind of camera we used.
http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs...552921665339402
I had my dad take video today with that camera. i got a video on youtube of it. you can see it go in and out of focus. I also need to add when we start recording we cant zoom in and out. Here is the video.

Watch at YouTube

What kind of camera do you use for recording helis?

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01-17-2010 03:01 AM  8 years agoPost 2
Dood

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What kind of camera do you guys use for when you fly?
cant be messin around with any camera when I'm trying to fly.

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01-17-2010 03:41 AM  8 years agoPost 3
ShuRugal

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have whoever films you use manual focus and no zooming
autofocus will almost certainly not see the heli, and will focus past it. zoom makes th eheli take up too much frame whiles its moving around and the operater has to jerk back and forth to keep it visible.

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01-17-2010 03:44 AM  8 years agoPost 4
hbk2owner

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ok. I will have to ask my dad if he has tried that on the camera.

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01-17-2010 04:39 AM  8 years agoPost 5
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that video is like watching nascar j/k, good job, very smooth flight

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01-17-2010 05:17 AM  8 years agoPost 6
hbk2owner

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if its like nascar i am driveing the wrong way. lol. In nascar that make left turns. I was makeing right turns.

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01-17-2010 05:58 AM  8 years agoPost 7
max232

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maybe we can start a new heli racing series we can have the ALIGN 500 or the RADIX 200

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01-17-2010 06:02 AM  8 years agoPost 8
hbk2owner

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How will we get that may laps in?

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01-17-2010 06:27 AM  8 years agoPost 9
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You gotta have a pit crew and pit

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01-17-2010 06:31 AM  8 years agoPost 10
hbk2owner

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aw. you know how you can only go only so fast in the pits? you can only auto into the pits. Dang PM me and we can get this thing going!

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01-17-2010 06:34 AM  8 years agoPost 11
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Man, there was some cool flying there!!!!

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01-17-2010 06:39 AM  8 years agoPost 12
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I had the heli really moveing in the video. I almost hit the shed a couple times.

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