Yeah but I haven't had a chance to try out the new tank mount yet. Day after I received it the weather took a major turn for the worse.(manatrader @ Dec. 02 2006,12:58) Hey Turbo do you shoot through the smoked windscreen?
I got an Aiptek at BB too (same deal, $89). Took it back 2 days later. Still pics were terrible. They were either very blurry or garbled. I never did try to shoot any video with it. Guess I got a bad one.(Turbo-Torch @ Dec. 02 2006,15:18) Stopped off at Best Buy and found an Aiptek on sale for $89 (regular $150).
If I remember correctly it was a 3mp. I agree that something was probably wrong with the particular camera that I got. That's why I didn't throw up the red flag and say "It's junk, don't buy one!" I ended up getting a Nikon Coolpix L4 that I absolutely love. Like your backyard shot, 640X480 doesn't come close to doing the full res version justice as far as quality and clarity go.(Turbo-Torch @ Dec. 03 2006,14:21) Something seriously wrong with the one you bought. Maybe somebody knocked it off the shelf, those plastic blister packs offer no protection. Was yours black or silver? I didn't think the 5 megapixel black version was out in June.
I have a dark smoke screen that I shoot through. As long as it isn't too dark out it will be ok. There is a video in my sig that you can definitely tell when it is early morning or late evening.(manatrader @ Dec. 02 2006,14:58) Hey Turbo do you shoot through the smoked windscreen?