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Replay XD1080 Full HD is Now Smaller & Lighter
Replay XD Unveils the New XD1080 HD Action Video Camera, Packed with Pro-Shooter Features & Easy to Use Controls in a Bulletproof Body

Newbury Park, Calif. (July, 2011) – Full HD is now Smaller, Lighter and Smarter. Introducing the all-new, radically different Replay XD1080. Starting with a clean sheet of paper, the video experts at Replay XD managed to combine stunning high definition video and a wide range of professional camera features into the smallest package on the market… period. Featuring a water-resistant, hard anodized, rugged aluminum housing for extreme adventures, the Replay XD1080 is the smallest and lightest full HD action camera on the market, and is packed with pro-level audio, live uncompressed HDMI video out in full HD, video playback, external audio line-in, time-lapse photography, and highly-configurable image and camera settings. All in a sleek, rugged, aluminum tube smaller than anything on the market. The game just changed.

At only 3 ounces, 28mm x 93mm, Replay XD 1080 is the lightest and smallest 1080P camera on the market. Whether shooting on a movie set, from the hood of a racecar, flying high on a Motocross bike, Mountain Bike, Snowboard, or carving through a wave, the Replay XD1080 can capture jaw-dropping video where others simply cannot. The new model features color rich 1080p or 960p HD video at 30 frames per second or 720p HD at 30/60 frames per second for high-speed action. The system packs a crystal clear non-fisheye, non-distorted 135 degree field of view lens and 5-megapixel image sensor. It will allow the addition of widely available lenses, filters & polarizers. Time-lapse photography can be shot in 3, 5, 15 & 30 second increments in full 5MP, 2592 x 1944 printable stills.

Watch the sample video of some downhill footage:

Replay XD1080 provides a live HDMI out that can not only allow for connection to any HDMI monitor for precise framing of your shot, but it can also stream live uncompressed video in whatever mode you select 1080p, 960p or 720p as the action happens. Perfect for broadcast transmission for live television or on-site production. The Replay XD can also do just that… Replay direct to any HDMI compatible TV or device through an incredibly intuitive playback interface.

In addition to the camera’s best-in-class onboard mic, the Replay XD1080 also has a secondary audio input that allows users to feed audio from their own source such as race radios, LAV mics iPods and more. Filmmakers can mic their subjects for crystal clear audio in every scenario.

The Setting of modes is so simple through the rear multi color LED panel. Pick your setting once and replace the cap, it’s that easy. The Power and Record buttons are on the top and require one simple touch. Each command provides a specific vibration feedback to let you know it’s starting or stopping. The Replay XD1080 records up to 120 minutes of video on a single charge of the internal Li-Ion battery. It comes with a 4GB micro SD card and can support up to a 32GB micro SD. The system also remembers the last setting and holds it, even if you run the battery down. Also, simple “Quick-Clip” function allows on the fly editing in the field.

Unlike other, bulky action sports cameras, the Replay XD line can be mounted virtually anywhere, due to its compact size and shape. The Replay XD1080 comes with an exclusive HeimLock swivel/tilt mount, and LowBoy flat mount. It comes with 2 convex and 2 flat SnapTrays with 3M VHB adhesive to mount almost anywhere.

In addition to the two mounts, the camera also comes with a kit that includes a soft silk protective pouch, a black ballistic carrying case, 4GB micro SDHC card which holds up to 2 hours of video, USB charge / data cable, Micro USB card reader & micro SD to SD card adaptor for easy file transferring, HDMI view and playback cable, AC power adapter, Car power Adapter, safety leash.

Replay XD’s years of motorsports and specialty manufacturing experience also inspired the most complete line of optional Pro Mounts, billet aluminum tubular chassis mounts, helmet mounts, single and multi-camera suction cup mounts, skateboard mounts, magnet & gun mounts. Replay XD is constantly engineering ways to make mounting and using Replay XD cameras even more effortless.

“We wanted to design a camera that can go places other cameras can’t,” says Replay XD President, John Spar, ” Whether you’re bombing down the mountain, or setting a fast lap, your Replay XD1080 will always get a solid shot in perfect High Def clarity. The new Replay XD1080 offers even more freedom to capture the action exactly how it happens.”

Replay XD 1080 Fact Sheet

Easy To Use
Simple, two-button ON/OFF and Start/Stop make the Replay XD1080 camera easy to operate. Simply turn it ON and Press Record to Start. The built-in LED & Vibration Feedback tell you that you’re ready to go.

Maximum Control
Hardcore shooters and pros get an unprecedented level of control. Adjust bitrate, exposure, metering, white balance, contrast, sharpness, saturation, microphone gain and more through simple software changes on any computer.

Full HD & Smooth HD
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], Time-Lapse Photos at 1, 5, 10 & 15 second intervals. Internal Audio, External Audio, Rec, Stop, Play, Skip Forward, Skip Reverse, Clip File, Live Video Out. Wow. That’s a lot of modes. Don’t worry we made it easy. Set the Mode once and it sticks. There’s no need to count button presses or reset your settings each time you use the Replay XD1080. If you forgot what mode you were in or what they mean, just look inside the rear cover for a simple reminder.

Water-tight. Dust-tight. Mud-tight. Shock-proof. Rattle-proof.
Replay XD1080 features a high-strength aerospace aluminum body – Mil-Spec hard-anodized for extreme durability to withstand the inherint demands of videoactionography. Weather-resistance is a must when dealing with action-cameras, so Replay XD1080 features a double o-ring sealed lens bezel, rear cap, and top push buttons to keep out those harsh elements.

Mount it Anywhere
Replay XD1080 can be mounted practically anywhere due to its small form-factor and all-round shape. There are two mounts included with each system to get you recording in no-time. HeimLock Mount (Swivel/Tilt): Features spherical adjustment with an eccentric camlock for a rock solid mount. Over 1,036,800 Mounting Positions with 360º lens rotation, 360º camera rotation, and 8º of tilt. Included are two Flat SnapTrays and two Curved SnapTrays with 3M® VHB adhesive to securely mount to metal, paint, powdercoat and plastic. Optional billet-aluminum HardCore pro mounts are available for the most demanding applications.

Live Action via HDMI
Replay XD1080 is the first to stream full 1080P HD through the built-in HDMI out connector. You can record and stream your video simultaneously or just stream your video straight to an external HD recorder. Compatible with: Live streaming via HDMI microwave, WiFi, 4G transmitters & HDMI in HD Recording Decks.

Finely Tuned Optics
Replay XD1080 features class leading optics. Never before has an action-camera featured such a high quality lens. With its custom designed wide angle 135º, 6-element, f3.1 lens, and anti-glare coating this lens is finely-tuned to match the 5MP CMOS sensor for better clarity, accurate color, and minimal image distortion. Replay XD1080 also features a removable front lens bezel to accept our ProLens 37MM Adapter Lens & Filter Kit.

Audio Times Two
Internal Audio: Along with everything else, we spend a lot of time obsessing over audio. We’ve accumulated thousands of hours developing, engineering, and testing the right combination of acoustic materials and microphones to suppress windnoise yet still capture realistic audio.

External Audio: For the extra critical audio situation we have built in an External Audio option to connect high quality Lav Mics, Ext. Audio sources, or other In-car Radio Communication through a standard 3.5mm Mini-jack adapter. *External Audio Line-In available via Replay XD1080 HW Adapter. Available July 2011.

What’s Included:

  • Replay XD1080 Camera
  • 1 HeimLock adjustable mount
  • 1 LowBoy fixed mount
  • 2 Flat Base SnapTrays
  • 4GB microSDHC Card
  • microSDHC USB Reader
  • USB Adapter
  • HDMI Cable
  • Universal DC Wall Adapter
  • User Guide
  • 2 Decals
  • Silk Camera Bag
  • Ballistic Nylon Carrying Case
  • Camera Safety Leash

Price: $299.99

Replay XD was designed by a group of racing professionals with over 50 years of experience in the high performance racing industry. The development team saw the need for ultra-lightweight cameras that could capture never before seen video footage from the most extreme racing and action environments on earth. The Replay XD1080 has been put through the most grueling conditions possible and has come out unscathed with crystal clear footage. Replay XD’s goal is to bring you the most technologically advanced recording systems available today. (805) 480-9800.

Source: Cory Burns

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  • Tom says:

    I would very much like to watch a sample video that uses just the sound that the camera recorded. I have quite a bit of experience with wearable cameras and mountain biking, and a problem for every one of them so far has been wind noise. The microphone will be what sets a camera apart from the rest of the field. This is an appeal to you at MTBR, to really be a help to the consumer, make your own sample video without editing in a soundtrack. I’m sitting here with a few hundred dollars in my pocket for a camera lke this, but the sound has got to be better than the several that I already own. Thanks.

  • Miguel says:

    Im with Tom. Let me hear the microphone. This could very well be a Go Pro with a different shape.

  • James Taylor says:

    I got one of these cameras recently. I had several GoPros and even a contour but the thing i link about these is the size! Honestly will fit anywhere. A little tip I got mine at this auto racing site. But I called them and they gave me 10% off, so I went with them.

  • John says:

    Will this camera record while being charged?

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