Flight with new Garmin VIRB XE action camera

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Back in late September we were really fortunate to enough to borrow Garmin’s new VIRB action camera, the XE. We put it through it’s paces and compared it with the Go Pro hero 4 in a HAB flight across Snowdonia. full details of the flight are found here:-

https://nsballoonproject.wordpress.com/missions/mission-30/

The flight went well on a glorious sunny Sunday. The results of the trail are written up here:-

https://balloonnews.wordpress.com/2015/10/13/new-garmin-virb-xe-action-camera-holds-its-own-against-go-pro-hero-4-on-hab-test-flight/

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Go Pro Hero 4

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Garmin VIRB XE

This is our second trial of a Garmin camera and the new XE is definitely an improvement on the earlier model. Many thanks to Garmin and Gung Ho for the loan of the camera.

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