Go Pro HD Hero 2 slow motion test, 120fps v 30 fps, car wheel spin





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Published on Dec 29, 2011

Testing out a couple of the different modes of the GoPro HD Hero 2 and converting them to slow motion.

- The WVGA 120 was the worst quality, but gives 120 frames per second so the slow motion is smooth

- The 1080 is great for picture quality, however it only captures 30 frames per second, and so the slow motion looks more blurry.

- There are many other settings, in particular the 960 and 720 options, which I will test another day.

Personally I find the 720 60fps is the best for smooth playback and good picture quality.

The slow motion was created following a tutorial - The video was split into a single JPEG for each frame, and then put into i-movie and was set to play back at 1 frame per 0.1 second (or 0.2 seconds on the 3rd test)

The 4th Test shows the slow motion effect in i-movie, which drops frames and doesn't look as nice as the first technique.

The tutorial I followed can be found here:



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