Garmin VIRB Elite - what is it?
Garmin VIRB Elite - what is it? VIRB Elite is Garmin's first advance into the field of motion cameras. While Mio launched the Mio MiVue, a navigation -related product, Garmin is addressing those who already own its outdoor and sports-oriented product.
VIRB is robust and IPX7 rated and comes with a choice of mounting brackets for attachment to your crash helmet and other devices. VIRB is not a me-too or a futile effort to get out of the challenging satellite navigation world. Though the VIRB is jumping on an ever more beloved fast-paced street cam car, Garmin has used just about every field of experience he has in other areas to make this a uniquely conceptual view.
A display, however, always comes at the cost of running on batteries, and Garmin has decided on a new way to get around this issue. It also has a 205 x 148 image size, which is really just enough to make sure your frame is about right and the cameras are pointing in the right directions.
VIRB's key specifications also make sense for anaction cameras. 3 -inch 16 megapixel CMOS that allows the Camcorder to record videos at up to 1080p and 30fps. You can also choose from 1,280 x 960 and x 720 shooting modes, the first with 48 fps and the second with 30 or 60 fps.
It is also possible to capture WVGA at up to 120 fps and still images at up to 16 megapixels. Since Full High Definition requires only 2.07 million pixels of pixel dissolution, Garmin could have offered an extended zooming without loosing any details. There are two brackets in the package, although both are quite similar. There are also two mounting kits supplied so you can move the camcorder back and forth between them with ease.
There' s also a really huge selection of option brackets, among them waistcoats, dashboards, numerous belts and even a watertight diving case, which is relatively inexpensive £34.99.