Rampant Viewer

Who doesn’t want a camera mounted to their head as they barrel down the slopes. The only problem is that they generally cost a c-note and then some.

Or do they?  The Rampant View straps to your helmet much like a pair of goggles to your head.  Only instead of protecting your eyes there is a rubber casing that has been molded to fit the 5th Gen iPod Nano, you know, the one with the camera built-in.  Need we say more?

So yes, you’ll need the rather pricey and now discontinued 5th gen Nano, but if you’ve already got that in pocket then you’re just $35 away from helmet cam action.  We’re gonna warn you, though, the Rampant Viewer doesn’t appear to protect the front or the camera of the Nano.  So if you take a spill it might cost you.  Also, there is no remote starter so it will be fiddley to say the least.

Sample video after the ‘leap’

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Christen Costa

 
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."