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Garmin VIRB Elite Action Camera


    Garmin VIRB Elite Action Camera

    The Wi-Fi-enabled Garmin VIRB Elite action camera harnesses the power of GPS allowing video recordings that automatically start and stop with GPS-enabled triggers you set, such as speed or altitude. See details

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    The Wi-Fi-enabled Garmin VIRB Elite action camera harnesses the power of GPS allowing video recordings that automatically start and stop with GPS-enabled triggers you set, such as speed or altitude.

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    The Wi-Fi-enabled Garmin VIRB Elite action camera harnesses the power of GPS allowing video recordings that automatically start and stop with GPS-enabled triggers you set, such as speed or altitude.

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    The Wi-Fi-enabled Garmin VIRB Elite action camera harnesses the power of GPS allowing video recordings that automatically start and stop with GPS-enabled triggers you set, such as speed or altitude.

    • High-sensitivity GPS, accelerometer and altimeter capture key data, including location, speed and altitude
    • With the on-board GPS and use-specific profiles such as ski mode, you can automatically start and stop recording with triggers such as minimum/maximum speed or altitude
    • Has Wi-Fi and ANT+ connectivity to use the Garmin VIRB Elite with your iPhone or Android via free mobile apps
    • High-quality glass lens accommodates wide, medium and narrow shooting modes; high-resolution, color LCD display offers preview, playback and easy control of camera settings
    • 16MP sensor processes four HD video modes (1080p at 30fps, 960p at 30/48fps, 720p at 30/60fps and 848x480 at 120fps) and still images (16MP at 4:3, 12MP at 16:9 and 8MP at 4:3
    • Achieve clear, true-to-life imagery with HDR (High Dynamic Range), ANR (Advanced Noise Reduction) and LDC (Lens Distortion Correction) capabilities
    • Easily record photo bursts (16 per second at 6fps, 12 per second at 10fps and 8 per second at 15fps) and time lapses (0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds)
    • ANT+ wireless enables remote control and data transfer with other compatible Garmin products; edit and share your footage with free Garmin BaseCamp software
    • Enjoy an easy slider switch for instant recording and on/off power, an internal stereo mic, external USB jack, composite A/V adapter and microHDMI output for video playback
    • Removable, rechargeable 2000mAh lithium‐ion battery offers up to 3.5 hrs. at 1080p; microSD card socket accepts cards up to 64GB for memory storage (cards sold separately)
    • Compact, unobtrusive and rugged design stands up to the bumps and drops that come with outdoor fun; it's also waterproof down to 1m for up to 30 min.
    • The Garmin VIRB Elite action camera comes with a cradle, short and right-angle attachment links, flat- and curved-surface mounts, mount adapter and USB cable

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    Items with a lithium battery can only be sent via Standard ground shipping, and can't be shipped to P.O. Boxes, Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. Territory, APO/FPO, or International addresses.


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    Garmin VIRB Elite Action Camera Specs
    Best use
    55 centimeters
    X2 / x4
    1080p / 960p / 720p / WVGA
    30 fps. / 48 fps. / 60 fps./ 120 fps.
    USB / micro-HDMI / composite A/V adapter / 3.5mm stereo mic adapter / ANT+(remote & sensors) / WiFi
    Windows / Mac
    Rechargeable lithium ion
    MicroSD card
    1.4 inches
    4.3 x 2 x 1.2 inches
    4.79 ounces
    High definition
    Lens focal length
    Zoom range
    Vertical resolution
    Image stabilization
    Still mode
    Movie mode
    Frames per second
    Self timer
    Instant review
    Remote control
    OS compatibility
    Power source
    Memory storage type
    Included memory
    LCD screen size
    Weight (without batteries)

    Garmin VIRB Elite Action Camera

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    Garmin VIRB Elite Action Camera is rated 3.6667 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good.... So this is a just an initial review. I'll update as I use it more. I've used it once communting to work and back. The ride into work was at night and raining. The camera had no issues with the rain and the video was good in low light conditions. The form of the virb is perfect to put on the stem of a bike, much better then a boxy go pro. The GPS worked great. I have not hooked up any monitors to it yet. I have a HR monitor on its way. I have not used it long enough to actually drain the battery but if it's true to it's advertisement it should be long enough for most of my rides. I ride throught the winter so we shall see how the battery stands up to the cold. So far it's a pretty cool device. I was about to get a garmin 810 but decided this would fit the bill. I've had enough run ins with drivers on the phone texting/calling, riding our backs, and cutting us off and being reckless that I feel the need to have video as insurance. It's a new device so it has some bugs to work out. The most irritating thing was that on their advertisement and website they tout how you can link it to a smartphone. Yeah not so much. I emailed them about it today and they said it would be a few weeks before the app was available. Lame!!! Why bother saying all that stuff and not having it avaiable. I tried to connect it to garmin connect but the virb elite is not in the list of devices. On the plus side, since you can access the gpx file manually you can upload it to garmin connect or strava. On the minus side, when I connected it to the virb edit it only imported one of two videos and i couldn't get the second video on there. It also failed to capture gps for the ride into work but captured gps for the ride home. The virb has also frozen on me 3 times when I connected it to the computer requireing the battery to be removed inorder to shut it off. You're also supossed to be able to capture gps data without recording. I'm not sure how to do this since I couldn't find it in the full manual which is only available online. I also couldn't overlay the gps data over the video since it didn't captur it but I'm looking forward to using that to analyze my rides. More updates to come as I learn how to use it and get more rides in.
    Date published: 2014-04-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Action Camera I was wary of this camera only because I didn't know Garmin had entered into the action camera market. After playing with it for a few days, I am sold. It is easy to use, more compact than the GoPro, pairs with all my Garmin accessories and is able to be configured and driven by an iPhone app (Virb Elite only). The editing software is basic, but usable and allows you to add your Garmin stats as overlays to your video. All in all, this was a great gift and every bit as good or better than the GoPro.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from It could be good... I never write reviews, but because there is none that can help you I am writing this. First, you HAVE to have windows 7 or newer to get this camera working with your computer. Something I didn't know, I did a lot of reserch before giving this a try, and anywhere I read that. So if you have windows vista, it won't work. Now the biggest disappointment is that when you buy it, you read in the box that garmin has an app for this, it is not true, they WILL have one, no one knows when, they dont tell you. How can they do that and get away with it? don't know. So this camera was useless to me for those 2 reasons, I can't comment about performance, only that it is pretty big, I was going to use the shoulder harness and believe me, when I tryied it, I felt like a pirat with that in my shoulder, a little wierd. People will definetly know you have a camera on you. I am glad I got it in REI, I returned it with no problems.
    Date published: 2014-04-16

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