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Old 11-13-2013, 09:28 AM   #1
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Default ASK21 foam glider + MD80 DV camera

I have a glider ... Hobby Kings ASK2100 which is a really nice steady flyer ... and I am thinking to mount a MD80 DV cam in the underside of the nose ..

I have this cheap camera :

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MD80-Mini-DV...item2ec9a07340

(along with a number of typical 808's).

My idea is to hollow out underneath and insert the camera clip mount into the foam ... I want a look-down more than straight ahead job .. so I can basically have a 'hawks-eye' view.

What about landing damage ? even though a cheap camera - seems a shame to damage it unnecessarily. Can a clear plastic piece be hinged over it without affecting clarity ?

Any ideas ? (I'm not changing camera before anyone thinks to suggest a better camera ) ...

I fly from rough fields usually so I need some way to protect it.... but also access to camera to remove / switch on -off etc.

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