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Contour ROAM2

Contour ROAM2 Waterproof Video Camera


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Contour ROAM2
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Contour ROAM2 Waterproof Video Camera
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Release Date
Oct 2012
Oct 2011
Jan 2013
Dec 2012
Jan 2012
HDD Size
4.0 GB
2.0 GB
Recording Format
Flash Media, High Definition
Flash Media, High Definition
High Definition
High Definition
Flash card
Recording System
NTSC, PAL
NTSC, PAL
PAL
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Memory Still Resolution
5.0 MegaPixels
11.0 MegaPixels
11.9 MegaPixels
14.3 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
Flash Media, High Definition
H.264 codec, .mp4
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
SD card
Use
Video
Video
Video
Video
Video

Waterproof without requiring a housing

Backward compatibility with current HD Hero accessories

Can go underwater up to 5 meters

Lots of recording options and still features

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