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GoPro HD Hero2 sports camera captures even the craziest stunts


GoPro, a popular sports camera brand, has added the HD Hero2 to its product lineup. This new gadget is supposedly twice as good as its predecessor and — if its spec sheet is anything to go by — that might not be an empty boast.

If you're unfamiliar with the GoPro camera systems, here's what you need to know: These cameras are tough — waterproof and shockproof — and they're meant to be taken on adventures. You can mount them onto helmets, in front of surfboards, onto handlebars, and so on in order to capture crazy stunts.

To see just what that might mean, check out GoPro's latest video demo:

Pretty great, no? But even if you're not ready to leap out of a plane or down a steep hill, the GoPro can still serve as a companion on the outings that are just a little bit to adventurous for your fragile everyday camcorder. The HD Hero2 suit most needs quite well by using a 11MP sensor, shooting 1080p video, and offering improved low-light performance.

The GoPro HD Hero2 is available in three different bundles — motorsports, surf, and outdoor — and each includes a variety of accessories suited for its theme. Each bundle will set you back $299.99 and they're all available now.

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