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Tony Hawk Helmet Cam

£110 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Interactive Ideas

Our Rating: We rate this 2.5 out of 5

Made for ages seven and up, the Tony Hawk Helmet Cam from Digital Blue is a lightweight digital camcorder that can be strapped to your skateboard helmet, enabling you to record all of your best tricks. Then you can use the basic software to edit it into a movie to show your friends.

Made for ages seven and up, the Tony Hawk Helmet Cam from Digital Blue is a lightweight digital camcorder that can be strapped to your skateboard helmet, enabling you to record all of your best tricks. Then you can use the basic software to edit it into a movie to show your friends.

Nice idea, but unfortunately, head movements make it impossible to capture decent footage. And PC Advisor readers will be well aware of the dangers of keeping your eyes glued to your lavish new Ventura trucks while riding fakie.

You could alternatively get someone else to film you, lining up the shot with the built-in laser pointer (there's no viewfinder, for obvious reasons) but the laser switches off when you start recording.

Downloading your footage to a PC couldn't be simpler, and it's easy to produce effects any 7-year-old would be proud of.

Tony Hawk Helmet Cam Expert Verdict »
640x480 resolution
autofocus
built-in microphone
32MB removable SD memory card
docking station and USB cable
video editing software
  • Build Quality: We give this item 4 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 6 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 5 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 5 of 10 overall

It's rather expensive, and not terribly robust - and we doubt this would be a wise investment for those of us who are more Tony Hart than Tony Hawk. But if you really must be down with the kids, this could be the answer.

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