Unwilling to pay 400 $ for a GoPRO camera made me search for alternative cheaper options. So Mobius ActionCam came up. Mobius ActionCam is a 38g Full HD camera with lots of accessories, easy to setup and with great results. Unfortunately a downside is that there aren’t many gimbals made for Mobius ActionCam compared to GoPro but this is changing overtime with a few decent solutions out there.
Red: 5v (will charge Mobius)
White: Audio (Only used when playing back video)
And the Boscam 400 mW TS353 FPV Transmitter‘s configuration goes like this:
Let’s watch a Quadcopter Mobius vs Gopro Hero3 Side by Side comparison Aerial Video 350QX by jamesb72:
So here is what you get for 60 euros:
Characteristics (source: http://mobius-actioncam.com/)
The Mobius ActionCam is one of the most sophisticated mini cameras around. Measuring 1 3/8″ x 2 1/2″ x 3/4″ inches and weighing only 1.4 ounces, this camera can easily fit in any pocket, but press record and you will capture stunning 1080 HD video quality normally only found on devices 5 times the size. (compatible with Windows based PC’s and Mac computers)
Video Quality The Mobius can record in beautiful 1080P H.264. HD video quality at 30 frames per second. At the highest video quality, the bit rate will be nearly 18,000 kpbs in wide angle recording. There is also a 720P 60 frames per second option suitable for extremely fast action recording, and WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) recording for low light scenarios. A Time Lapse mode, where the camera will automatically take Time-Lapsed still images is also included. The Mobius can also be configured for motion detect recording; allowing the user to set the sensitivity.
Battery Life The Mobius can record for approximately 85-90 minutes at a time. Add a power bank to increase the battery life. The Mobius Actioncam is capable of recording live video while connected to an external power source as well, such as a driving recorder.
Audio Quality The Mobius records excellent quality audio at 512 Kbps PCM (CD quality). Audio can be turned off as well via configuration utility.
Use it as a Driving Recorder; with the Magnet Mount and car adapter (Pro Package), the Mobius makes an effective dash cam. Camera can be configured that, as soon as the Mobius is plugged into the car power adapter it will start recording, no need to press record. With the Mobius’ video quality and wide angle view, you can read any license plate on the road with ease. Loop Recording mode is a very helpful feature, you no longer need to worry if you have enough memory!
Packages, Mounts and Accessories; Included with the Basic Mobius Package is an attachment sleeve, 1/4020 threaded mount, a Velcro mount and a USB cable & car charger. Add 16GB of memory and you have the Basic Mobius 16G Package. Note: we use only quality Kingston micro SD cards. If you want the full benefit of the small size of the Mobius with additional mounts like the Magnet Mount and the “V” mount for bar mounting, 1/4-20 standard screw mount, then you want the Mobius ActionCam Pro Package. Add the Weather Cover for those damp, messy conditions and you have the complete Mobius ActionCam Pro16 Package. Optional accessories are available: Magnet Hat/visor clip, adhesive backed Magnet Mounting Disc, Adjustable (helmet) Mount, Weather Cover, Magnet Mount for archery bow mount, Video-Out Cable, & USB-OTG Cable to connect to Android devices.