I have one that I use for skiing, to be able to go back and enjoy viewing my runs after the snow melts.
The main problem is that it is rather large. There are other systems on the market that are quite a bit smaller. With today's technology, there is no reason that it couldn't be configured in a less conspicuous package.
When I ski at regular area with other people around, it gets noticed. It is very obvious when mounted on the side of my helmet. I get asked a lot of questions. Fortunately, most of the questions are friendly. This is nice if you crave attention, but I would rather spend my time skiing.
However, some questions are less friendly. I was once accused (fortunately, not too agressively, and somewhat indirectly) of trying to take pictures of some small children without permission. (This could have had some serious implications, for obvious reasons.) I hadn't even noticed the kids. My only intent was to record my skiing adventures. This kind of thing can happen when you try to do any kind of photography using too conspicuous equipment or in too conspicous a manner. People can get upset if they think you are trying to photograph them without permission, even if they are unjustified in their suspicion.
Another problem is that the audio is quite weak, even when turned up all the way, it It doesn't capture conversations with the other people with me.
I am going to look for a less conspicous system that doesn't show such a large profile on the side of my helmet.
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