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Pick of the Camera Reviews

(Click the pictures for reviews & links) 


Yi 2 - Best Budget 4K 

Gitup Git2 (My Pick)

Xiaomi Yi


DR02 D - Best Budget Dual Cam

Yi Ultra 2.7K
Mobius (also works as a Dashcam)
Polaroid Cube+
Drift Ghost X

My favourite USB battery power Pack

This is the excellent USB power pack I use when I travel.

2 x 2.1amp outputs. 8400mAh capacity.

Two digit Led display shows battery level


What SD CARD should I buy?

If you want an SD Card for your camera - these are the ones I use and recommend. 

I'd strongly recommend not to buy any SD cards off ebay - I've heard about too many issues with counterfeit cards - often sold on by unwitting resellers. My inbox regularly gets messages from people who bought a £150 camera then cheaped out and bought a £3 memory card on ebay - Then when it doesn't worth they blame the camera! It doesn't make any sense. Good memory is cheaper than it's ever been - see the links above.

A lot of HD cameras will not work properly with cards larger than 32GB (cards over 32GB are usually SDXC rather than the SDHC standard used by 32GB cards. SDXC cards use the ex-FAT system rather than FAT32 - in short they are a different standard). - so don't just buy the biggest card you can afford - read the specs in the manual to see what it accepts.


RECOMMENDED CARDS (for action cams - see dashcams below)

CLASS 10 UHS-1 CARDS (For HD Cameras)


U3 CARD (For 4K cameras)




The SD card in a dashcam is re-written over, more frequently than in other types of cameras. Some manufacturers void their guarantee if an SD card was used in a dashcam. So, no surprise, there are special High Endurance SD cards made just for's some.


VERY IMPORTANT. These links take you to the product, however Amazon have three different ways of selling. There's Amazon Direct - This means that you are only dealing with Amazon themselves, then there's other sellers that use Amazon's facilities - these show as Fulfilled By Amazon and finally there's Market Place sellers that advertise on Amazon, but operate independently.  I strongly recommend that you only use the first...the Amazon Direct - Sold By Amazon option. Even if it appears that you are paying a couple of £/$ more it is more than likely you are comparing the price of a real item against the price of a fake.

To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

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Drift Stealth 2 - Smaller is better 

Drift have been kind enough to send me over their latest, cheapest and smallest action camera - the Drift Stealth 2. In the video below you can see my full review.

After using this camera for a few weeks I can now say that it has supplanted the Contour Roam as my favourite helmet mount action camera. The mounting system is more flexible (it allows tilt), the camera is smaller, lighter and performs much better in low light.

In my opinion the Drift Stealth 2 would be an excellent commuter camera for cyclists - the three hour battery life, water resistant case and recycled video function make it idea for this purpose.

Downloadable sample clips are available here.

Purchasing Links

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Full Drift Stealth 2 Manual available here 

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Reader Comments (37)

Continue from previous post .......It's the 8th video clip of the Drift Stealth

December 5, 2016 | Unregistered Commenterchris

Thanks for the review. You mention it is water resistant. That is not water proof. I am looking for a camera which can go under water a few meters as sometimes happens when sailing skiff and dinghys. Would it survive a dunking?

December 19, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterGeoff

hi , found your review on youtube. I have a question about the ~1 sec "jump" you mentioned when using as a dashcam. Im hoping to use this on my bicycle , but if im missing seconds here and there im worried about syncing to gps data using garmin virb edit...

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAlan t

I have a drift stealth 2 and when mounted to my helmet with sound on all i get is wind rush i even fitted to my bicycle and get the same thing i have the mic taped over still wind noise any advice please.

May 21, 2017 | Unregistered Commentersandrider

That's all you will get...just the way things are whenever you put a microphone in wind.

May 21, 2017 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Surly there is a solution to this problem are not they ment to be used out doors in wind/rain

May 21, 2017 | Unregistered Commentersandrider

Hi, I'm wondering if my understanding of DVR mode is broken or my camera is. I've set it to DVR mode auto and then switched it off. Plugging in the power does indeed start the camera up, but it doesn't begin recording, if I remove the power and plug it back in while it is still on it do start recording automatically. Is this correct behaviour or do you have any tips to solve it? Drift haven't got back to me.

July 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJ

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