Camcorders forum: MINI SPORTS ACTION CAMCORDER - SUGGESTIONS FOR MY SPEC?

by: captpugwash February 21, 2013 2:03 PM PST

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MINI SPORTS ACTION CAMCORDER - SUGGESTIONS FOR MY SPEC?

by captpugwash - 2/21/13 2:03 PM

I am wanting to buy a mini sports action camcorder, but there are so many to choose from I don't know where to start!
I do have certain criteria though.
I enjoy metal detecting, so I have a metal detector in one hand, a spade in the other and I wear gloves.
Therefore:
* It would need to be handsfree operation most of the time.
* It would need a wrist mounted remote, so I can switch it on and off with a gloved hand.
* Laser positioning, so I know I am capturing what I want and not the end of my boot. Preferably with the laser on / off incorporated in the remote also.
* It would need to be rainproof as I'm always getting caught in the rain.
* Small and light enough to be mounted on the side of my head, so I can capture what I am digging, or wildlife, by line of sight. I don't wish to draw attention to myself by having something sitting on my head like a belisha beacon.
* Good sound recording, as I would want to make a running commentary while videoing.
* High Definition quality recording.

I would be grateful for a few suggestions, which meet my criteria?
Thanks.

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