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Contour ROAM
7.7 out of 10

Contour ROAM

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Reviews and Problems with Contour ROAM

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Overall 4
4.0

Starting to far apart after 3 months

peter le, Amazon
28 May 2013
  • Summary: Great camera in the beginning. during the 3 months, the laser guide stop working, and battery status fail to work. I also notice that the time stamp is running 30 mins slower in ever 2 hours. after 24 hours, you see it's 6 hrs behind.
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Overall 4
4.0

Crippled by the storyteller software

adolfo suarez, Amazon
25 March 2013
  • Summary: This camera has to have the storyteller software. You have to use the software to change the camera's settings. They have changed the firmware to make it harder to change settings by simple text/line editing (although this is an option if your camera has the older firmware).
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Overall 4
4.0

Durable, but video quality lacking

Bright Day, Amazon
14 May 2012
  • Summary: I ended up returning this for poor quality video, and lack of any control. I now use a cheap Canon P+S when I want a tiny camera for video. I think the cheap Canon video looks better. I did like the housing design, but again I did not like the video, and this is a video camera.
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Overall 4
4.0

Same sound problem; could not get it resolved

MW, Amazon
11 January 2012
  • Summary: Amazon had this camcorder at a special price, and after closely checking the reviews, I decided to go for it. The main issue with the low reviews was a problem with sound not being captured during recording.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't buy until sound issues are fixed

Michael D Ellis, Amazon
12 November 2011
  • Summary: I recently purchased this camera and was very excited to use it while running. Its a cool looking piece of kit and looks far better than the chunky Go Pro's. However, I quickly found that there's a problem with the audio.
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Overall 4
4.0

poor audio

James Hong, Amazon
22 October 2011
  • Summary: so out of the box the camera was fairly easy to use. It took some guessing to figure out how to open the back to insert my microsd card, but after that, there really wasn't much to it. It look video, but out of the box and audio was terrible.
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Overall 4
4.0

Contour Roam

vcnz, Amazon
26 March 2013
  • Summary: It is not too bad, but I rate it 2 because it is not worth the money. Whenever you use it where there are sunlight/shadow spots (like in the woods in a sunny day) you only get white spots everywhere and images are the worst you can imagine.
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Overall 4
4.0

Looked hopeful but inherent microphone fault let it down.

Mr. G. Simpson "Wolf", Amazon
31 January 2013
  • Summary: Looked hopeful but inherent microphone fault let it down, which is a shame as picture quality was fantastic. I found about the fault on Contours website so after updating firmware, whacking mic settings to max & still barely hear anything.
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed it was not supplied with head band

Turtle, Amazon
29 September 2012
  • Summary: Seems like a really good camera! Have tested it out by going for a drive in my car with it stuck to the inside of the roof just behind the windscreen. The quality is a bit fuzzy/grainy and not what I consider true HD, however its very good really and you can read number plates etc. It's easy to use.
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Overall 4
4.0

Video corruption issues a plenty

albertmangles, Amazon
10 April 2012
  • Summary: I've had this helmet cam for a month and used it while snowboarding. The quality of the video is decent - when it works - I have had constant problems with corrupted video files.
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