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Which one would you choose for line mount: GoPro 8 or Max360?

Postby omg » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:00 am

Need to upgrade my current setup, but which one would you choose from the two, please?

I appreciate the horizontal level feature a lot! And of course the 360 would be nice if the 360 degrees really works. Downside of 360 is that it's bigger and heavier than the 8, but would I notice the difference in the front lines?

Thanks a lot!

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Re: Which one would you choose for line mount: GoPro 8 or Max360?

Postby ptben » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:08 pm

Really interested to hear the responses to this as I am trying to decide between the two as well. I'm worried the extra size of the Max has the potential to cause line twists and wrapping on the line mount.

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Re: Which one would you choose for line mount: GoPro 8 or Max360?

Postby joriws » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:07 pm

We have used Virb360 on line mount which is spec'd 160g with battery. Max is 154g on gopro site's compare. Definitely they are heavy on lines on launch - but in air they are great.

Choosing, I'd take 360-camera. But it depends do you want to only film youself (hero8 pointing towards you) or do you want to be able to display events around you like friend jumping or kite flying in the sky.

Some examples from my friends..

Post-stabilization was easy on virb sw package.


Here is another 360 camera - water droplets are big problem in summer
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