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Old Feb 15, 2013, 07:54 AM
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I have worked on the electronics pcb board making field, and all of this cameras come from the same factory in China. To copy a device with the same specs, measurements, electronics is not easy, and its very EXPENSIVE thats why clones use cheaper materials and cheaper electronics, this cameras are identical with the exception of the serial number and accesories. And Im pretty sure GoPro doesnt care to much because they are behind the sales.

No serial number means they dont have to offer warranty on a camera that we KNOW will receive abuse and might get into warranty a few times (it cost gopro money) so they just sell them without a serial number. They still make money.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 08:29 AM
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While this may be from the same factory I do not so easily accept that GoPro is behind them. I work in manufacturing and I can tell you that most companies do not like to compete with themselves.

Also, China has been very good at making darn close copies for a long time. One thing you may or may not have noticed is that many of these cheap units do not appear to have the same coating on the lens. That didn't come from the GoPro factory

Bottom line is that being in manufacturing I HATE copies and cheats which is how I view these. With that said, we are all free to do as we wish so buy it if you want. I'm also free to say how I view it and have. I just want to offer some food for thought before you do buy it.

Anyone else remember Ikarus Picolo heli? It was driven from the market by EXACT cheap china made clones.
Old Feb 15, 2013, 02:52 PM
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Does the firmware on this camera up to a level to work with the phone Apps for remote?
Old Feb 15, 2013, 07:14 PM
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Their is no such thing as copy rite infringement in china. All I know is their are more spektrum clones airbourn the the real thing.
If the price comparison was similar to the rx clones Vs the real ones I would give one a shot.
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Does the firmware on this camera up to a level to work with the phone Apps for remote?
yes it works
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 06:10 PM
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Has anyone gone through with a purchase here on RCG? I have requested payment info and have not received an answer on a method.
Old Feb 21, 2013, 06:51 AM
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Has anyone gone through with a purchase here on RCG? I have requested payment info and have not received an answer on a method.
i have sent you paypal info
But you are too late , i dont have now .
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i have sent you paypal info
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