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Cam Jam: DIY Helmet Camera 14 Comments



DIY Helmet Cam from Nick Campbell on Vimeo.

Are you excited about the ski/snowboard season coming up? I sure am. Helmet cameras are so cool, but pretty expensive. Want cool footage from your trip, without the cost? Worry no more. Thread the strap of a small digital camera (one that shoots video of course) around your goggles and shove it between your goggles and your helmet for a quick and dirty Helmet Cam. I nicknamed it the “Cam Jam” last year when I used it to make this video in Salt Lake City.

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14 Comments

  1. Kevin

    This is the greatest idea EVER. I’m always fumbling with my camera to get shots of my buddies on our ski trips. This January in Jackson Hole – it’s gonna be the CAM JAM all the way!

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  2. the payoff for me is you laughing at yourself at the end… I know it happened.

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  3. James

    You are so lovely i am chinese from shanghai , Really really good idea !

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  4. That is quite the idea. I like it, man. It must be difficult to consistenly remind yourself to not look around and move your kneck too quicky. Very exciting.

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  5. Interesting idea but you can also use one of the velcro “Flip Action Mount for Flip Ultra and Mino Camcorders” for about $15. They should work on any camera and you can thread them through the top of your helmet. Funny idea though!

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  6. These devices are helpful even for water sports because some of them are water-proof and even weather-proof. If you are adventurous by nature and are looking for a device that can capture all your memorable moments.

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