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Papa Woodie

Underwater Camera options

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Papa Woodie

I'm seeking to puchase an underwater camera. What brands/models do you guys recommend?

My dad has a sportscam (the yellow monitor/camera). Man, what a piece that is.

I wouldn't wish anyone to purchase that model/brand.

Which models have best clarity during the day and night? Are there any models you recommend staying away from besides the SportsCam?

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andy j

You cant go wrong the Marcum or Aquaview. The main thing you should consider is lights, If you are going to use it at night go with the colored lights. The Infared lights are usless period.

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Surface Tension

Like Andy said you can't go wrong with either Marcum or Aquaview. The ability to pan with the MarCum 460 or 560 is a nice feature. Aquaview's 360 has 4 cameras and a split the screen. With either unit your not fumbling with the camera cable trying to find your jig. The blue lights seem better at night if you have a lot of particles in the water which is the downside to IR illuminators.

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Papa Woodie

I seen Aqua-Vu's 360 on their website today, and really grabbed my attention. Does this unit come with some device that will hold the cable in the hole for you? I seen one have a stick that went across the top of your hole, the cable went through the stick, and a stopper was placed on the cable to stop it front going down further etc...and allowed to you to rotate the camera.....

hope that all made sense...

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Surface Tension

PW theres a place on the spool to hook your cable.

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Papa Woodie

Time to head to Gander tomorrow i think. With their "closing sale" they might have a 10% off discount or something.....

Thanks for the help...

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kingr

Which ever model you purchase, make sure it has a remote and a direction indicator. I borrowed the Aquea view scout and I got so frustrated trying to find my lure and once I found it making sure it stayed I gave up. It's a great tool if you are willing to spend the money to get the correct unit

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fishermn

Ganders got 5% off on all electronics, or they did a couple days ago...

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nunnu

I've got the Marcum VS 560 and what's nice about this unit is that you don't have to have some aparatus over your hole keeping it steady or for steering purposes. The camera has the ability to pan with in the unit it self. You don't have to pan left or right by turning the cable from above the hole. You simply drop it down the hole and look around.

Check it out,

Nunnu

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mrwalleye_13

I got the ZT50... but i was at cabelas here in east grand today and looking at those other models. that marcum is pretty sweet, and the aqua view 360 is pretty cool... but for me it makes no sense to spend the extra 150-200 some odd dollars for the sole purpose of not having to self rotate the camera. But thats college kid advice, lack of funds all over the place... hope u get something good

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LIGHTLINE

PAPPA WOOD, I OWN A AQUA VU SCOUT WORKS VERRY WELL AND IS EXSTREAMLY PORTABLE. WORKS ON REGULAR VEXLAR BATTERIES AND HAS A GREAT UNDERWATER RANGE . WOULD SUGG THE TRIPOD CAMERA ADDAPTER FOR MOVING YOUR CAMERA UNDER WATER CAN BE A B---- ADJUSTING IF YOU DONT. VERRY WELL PRICED AT JR'S TACKLE.

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Papa Woodie

Checking 'em out on their website now. Thanks.

The camera i have used in the past was the same way, a real bugger to change direction in the water, and also to keep at the same depth.

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LIGHTLINE

PAPA WOODIE, TELL DUANE AT JR,S THAT I REFERED YOU AND YOU WANT A DISCOUNT..... BIG JOE @ ROYAL.. LET ME KNOW HOW IT TURNS OUT

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outdoor ran

Mrwalleye 13, I really like your duck images. My heart started pounding when I seen that. Then I realized it was on the computer and not 4 ducks comming into my decoys smile.gif

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