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    Exclamation HELP: Video Camera for Sports!

    Hi Guys,

    I am urgently looking for an HD video camera that has a wide angle lense.

    It needs to be able to fit a whole soccer field in from an elevated point without losing too much quality and without me having to move the camera to track the ball.

    Thanks in advance, Kind Regards

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    A GoPro will be your best bet.
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    Sony Action Cam are also an option - FDR-X3000 or HDR-AS300

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    Full disclosure, I used to be with a company that sold action cameras.

    The cameras I'd look at are the GoPro Hero 5 or 6 or a Drift 4K. Brilliant cameras and a really wide variety of mounts... Also, top tip, get an extra battery or two.

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    Btw the new GoPro Hero (2018) at R3795.00 is actually a GoPro Hero 5 black R5799.00 at a much reduced cost if you willing to fiddle with firmware.

    https://gethypoxic.com/blogs/technic...-a-gopro-hero5

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarianW View Post
    Hi Guys,

    I am urgently looking for an HD video camera that has a wide angle lense.

    It needs to be able to fit a whole soccer field in from an elevated point without losing too much quality and without me having to move the camera to track the ball.

    Thanks in advance, Kind Regards
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