Here is a Samsung with a remote bullet cam that use digital memory than tape or DVD. This setup is perfect for remote mounting on your bike while the camcorder is tucked safely somewhere else. I know a couple of guys who use the prior generation to this digi camcorder and got pretty good results. The problem with the older version is that it has a 1GB limit. The new one below solved this.
I use a Sony hc46 mounted to a sportbikecam brand mount
Picked up the camera from Bestbuy a few weeks ago for under $450
I chose the sony because of the controls and touch screen. Very easy to operate with gloves on. Image stabilization and sound quality are awesome.
It has provisions for a remote cam but I prefer the racers view thru the windscreen. Plus before recording you can check the screen to ensure that the camera is filming and view angle is correct. I've had friends with bullet cams that recorded nothing but an inside fairing or front wheel .
The sportbikecam mount works great as well. It does not interfere with rider movement at all.
Another vote here for http://www.cnet.com as a resource for reviews on all things electronic. I have a Canon Elura 90 which I love, but if I was to buy another I would buy one that had LANC capability, so that I could run a remote switch on the bike while filming with my bullet cam. That way I wouldn't have so much wasted footage from having to just leave the camera on "record" so much.
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