Which bullet camera?

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  1. cj550

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    Hi all, i want to buy a bullet camera to put on my motorbike but i'm not sure which one to buy? can anyone tell me what i should be looking for in a bullet cam? I have found one with the spec below, does this look good?--

    Camera Specification:

    High resolution Colour CCD Bullet Camera

    Image Pick-up Device: 1/3" CCD video sensor
    Don't be fooled by cheap CCTV cameras that are only 1/4" Video Sensor.
    Horizontal Resolution: 420TV Lines
    Picture element(pixeles): (H)752x(V)582
    Minimum illumination: 0.5 LUX
    Synchronizing system: lnternal
    Video output: 1Vp-p 75 ohm composite
    S/N Ratio(AGC off): More than 50 dB
    Electronic iris(Auto): 1/50,1/60-1/100.000sec
    Gamma correction: r 0.45
    Gain control: Auto 4dB-30dB
    White balance: Auto 2800k-8200k
    MTBF: 80,000 hours
    Power source: DC12V(Tolerence:±10%)
    Operating current: 90mA w/regulated power in
    Lens: 3.6mm
    Reverse Polarity protection built in

    I've seen cameras with more lines 520, 540, 560. But most miniDV's dont have this line capacity anyway(?) so is there any point in buying them?

    I'm also going to buy a camcorder probably miniDV but was thinking of a HD are they worth the extra expense? How many lines res does a HD have?


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