ELMO released protected DVR, which, thanks to its small dimensions, can be used not only for recording extreme adventures but for the hidden video in HD-quality. You can operate the device with one hand.
QBIC MS1 body has a rectangular profile with smooth contours. He certified to ipx4, which means protection from moisture and dust, but do not dive into the water. Every mounting on clothing weight of the camera in 93 grams a little big. On the front side stands plastic hemisphere that protects a wide angle lens. Optics is quite common for sports cameras, but the viewing angle can be varied from 185 to 135 degrees, depending on the shooting conditions. Aperture – f2.0. In the upper part of the housing can be seen two buttons – to power and image acquisition. Located in the middle hump, which are mounted two microphones. The distance between them is quite small, so a substantial stereo should not be expected. Nearby are small LEDs recording, battery, and wireless connectivity. WiFi is used here, as in other similar devices to synchronize with your smartphone or tablet, which can serve as a viewfinder. Due to its own miniature display here no place. To synchronize, you should click the button located on the left side of the body. There Yeshe one button – to activate the video. On the opposite side there is a cover that hides the port micro-SD, USB port and micro-HDMI. The latter is used for direct connection to the TV. And with USB you can synchronize footage with computer and simultaneously charge the camera. Includes clip for connection to a smartphone, the bracket for bicycle wheel, USB-and HDMI-cables. The clip is designed for thickness of the shell of the iPhone 5.
Camera can shoot video at 1080p at 30 frames per second. Also there is a second mode with quality WVGA, but the speed of 240 frames per second, which is perfect for slow-motion playback. You can switch between modes at the same time holding the button photos and videos. Furthermore, QBIC MS1 can shoot photos at resolutions up to 5 megapixels. Frames can make single or a dozen at once for one second. Materials stored in mp4 format and jpg. Synchronization is possible with Android so with iOS. For this is the appropriate application that can manage all the camera remotely. Do not forget about support for Facebook and Instagram.
Claimed battery life in movie mode at maximum quality is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Thanks to wide apertures quality photos and videos of very good, and the granularity is almost not manifest itself until the light becomes very little. It is worth noting that in the high-speed shooting mode lighting requirements slightly higher. Color reproduction is also not disappoint. The camera records and good sound, but, as expected, no appreciable stereo.
– good quality photos and videos
– wide viewing angle
– miniature size
– support for Android and iOS
– reasonable price
– cons not found
ELMO QBIC MS1 can buy on amazon for about $ 215. For the money you get a handy device with decent functionality and no obvious deficiencies.