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GoPro Focus fix

Region RatRegion Rat Posts: 66 Greenhorn
I just purchased a GoPro. I cant wait to mount it to my speargun. Any mounting advice? I have also been comparing aftermarket focus fixes. I have been looking at 'Blur Fix' from Snake River Prototyping:

http://www.snakeriverprototyping.com/BlurFix.html

The reason I think I will buy this one is they offer color correcting filters.

There are cheaper fixes but nothing that offer filters. Do you think I need the filter?

Thanks,
RR

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  • RootbeerRootbeer Posts: 128 Officer
    Congratulations Region Rat! Can't wait to see the new videos you will post up.... I can't wait till my husband buys me one too... just I rather have it mounted to my mask instead of my gun...
  • Region RatRegion Rat Posts: 66 Greenhorn
    Rootbeer wrote: »
    Congratulations Region Rat! Can't wait to see the new videos you will post up.... I can't wait till my husband buys me one too... just I rather have it mounted to my mask instead of my gun...

    Thanks. I live near Chicago. My next trip to St Pete is Nov 1st through 14th. Cant wait to use it also.

    RR
  • MAKO SpeargunsMAKO Spearguns Posts: 15 Greenhorn
    MAKO Spearguns also offer a fix for the underwater focus problems associated with the stock GoPro housing. We also offer color adding filters.

    Anyone who purchases a GoPro from MAKO will receive a FREE Marklon AR flat lens. This lens works with the Hero HD 1080 and also the new Hero 2 cameras (they use identical housings really).

    The MAKO flat lens will show no vignetting (circle around the image) in the 1080 Medium width (127 degree) setting which seems to be best for spearfishing. The lens has been extensively tested and functions to the rated depth of the housing itself (60 meters).

    We also offer two flat lens as up grades for people who have already purchased a housing/camera. It takes just a few minutes to remove and replace the stock lens with the MAKO flat lens.

    If you are going to be shooting underwater, a flat lens is essential to capturing quality images.

    We offer a full range of accessories including our own gun mounts (two models) which are compatible with wood and pipe guns and in the near future we will be releasing a camera tray and handle solution.



    http://www.makospearguns.com/category-s/45.htm
  • MAKO SpeargunsMAKO Spearguns Posts: 15 Greenhorn
    We recently updated our website to include an instructional video on how to remove the standard GoPro lens and replace with the MAKO flat lens. The housing is identical for the GoPro Hero 2, and the predecessor (the GoPro 1080 Hero), so the lens works for both. It really is a simple and very beneficial up grade if you still have a standard, convex lens on your housing.

    We now offer a new lens made of Marklon AR which has an extremely hard exterior layer which makes it as hard as glass, but without the susceptibility of shattering (like glass).

    Please note that we provide a FREE lens with the purchase of a GoPro system.

    [video=youtube_share;zx5PJVje8ic]

    http://www.makospearguns.com/category-s/45.htm
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