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islandXpress
2007 December 6th, 06:35
Hello,

i'm using my HV20 to shoot footage while travelling in my car. Being at many places the portability of the gear is very important. I used a "Pod"

http://www.thepod.ca

for some tests and was surprised about the results:

http://www.stage6.com/user/islandxp/video/1916515/Quick-Car-Wash

So far so good, but this is only the first step. I'm looking for a way of suspending the pod with the HV20 mounted on a device that acts like a car shock absorber to soften short vertical movements.

Iwas even thinking of replacing the solid plasic beads of my pod with cod liver capsules :hv20-smilie51:

Anyone has an idea?

b.soysal
2007 December 6th, 07:27
it seems the pod worked really nicely in the car! such a simple idea, such a good result :)

Willowsman
2007 December 6th, 08:47
Which color are you using, the red?

jmalmsten
2007 December 6th, 08:55
ah.. so that's what those "bean-bags" are for... I've seen them on some camera store-sites... but now I know... thanks;)

islandXpress
2007 December 6th, 09:13
Which color are you using, the red?

If im using just the HV20 then I'm using the small (red) and always a polarizing filter.

With the wide angle lens WD-H43 the the heavier Silver Pod

Lucasberg
2007 December 6th, 10:11
Cool video , the bubbles were pretty cool.

The pod is awesome. I have a red one and after seeing the link in this threasd I think Om going to get a green or silver one for the offset tripod screw.

I use this all the time for car shots , self portraits , and timelapse shots.

threadhanger
2007 December 6th, 10:30
I too, am a pod user.

My name is Tim, I have a pod. : )

The red one.

24Peter
2007 December 6th, 13:58
I have a MySticky Pod Dash Cam setup for sale: http://www.stickypod.com/osc/product_info.php?products_id=32&osCsid=7fb99bcb16c15908f5805ccc5bc4f202
Excellent condition, only used once. PM me if you're interested.

scottinva
2008 January 16th, 22:29
I have a MySticky Pod Dash Cam setup for sale: http://www.stickypod.com/osc/product_info.php?products_id=32&osCsid=7fb99bcb16c15908f5805ccc5bc4f202
Excellent condition, only used once. PM me if you're interested.

Could you link a car video using that setup?

Thanks

Erik Bien
2008 January 16th, 23:47
I love the Pod: it's like a poor man's Cinesaddle (http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8461468476508742766) for small cameras!

popnfresh
2008 March 31st, 13:11
yea the pod is great, but the problem I have is that I've got a red one, the wide angle lens i got, the WD-H43 is way to heavy to support it (the lens just makes it fall forward. So I should consider getting that silver pod islandxpress is talking about.