Anyone got a Drift HD Ghost – review/opinions wanted.
I’ve got a Ghost…seems to be ok, but my setup is all wrong so I’ve yet to get any footage that is usable.
I got upgraded from 2 Drift HD cameras so I’ve got a load of mounts and spare battery for the Drift HD…the Ghost seems a better bit of kit but I think the interface is more polished. Dead easy to use and the Android app allows easy amends to settings (although it is still in beta and it looks like if you put the phone in sleep mode, it stops recording!
The onscreen monitor is very useful (no use for helmet mount for you though, someone else would need to look at it or you use the iphone/android app). thenunit is waterproof but the remote isn’t…but the remote does some fancy stuff tht I’m still to work out.
Battery seems much better than the Drift HD (but it is a higher capacity unit.
I still think it is a better buy than the GoPro, mainly because the unit has a screen on it without needing anything extra.
I’ve got a couple of Vimeo videos of the Drift HD – the Ghost is a similar quality footage.Posted 4 years agocarlosMember
Currently running with the Drift 720HD. Great bit of kit prob would have gone for the full 1080hd (but it was a gift) for the extra ££, £300 for the Ghost is a bit steep for a bit f kit that’d come out now and again.
Just got back from Sierra Nevada so here’s a bit of raw footage http://vimeo.com/68409007
No complaints here about the 720HD, I guess the more expensive Ghost is better againPosted 4 years ago
Cheers for info/links.
Tbh more interested in having a remote option than the screen, as once it’s set up (either using screen or app) that’s it.
But think it would useful to be able to ride an unknown trail, get to a decent bit and be able to record easily on the fly.
Not sure how easy that would be with the Go Pro.
Had a bullet cam previously wired to mini DVR recorder. Good quality but was quite a faff to turn on/off, so generally just left it on. Ended up with hours of useless footage to edit out plus batteries ran down quick.Posted 4 years agoDickBartonMember
What did you decide to go with? Work have recently bought 2 GoPro’s…cracking bits of kit but the battery life is very poor…I think they got about 1.5 hours total from the unit…the Drift lasts longer than that…the Ghost should go for about 4 hours constant (I think) and the previous models do around 2.5 hours constant (which I got from my previous Drift HD units).
Just curious to hear what you went for…Posted 4 years ago
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