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anyone ever use one of these? My 6yr old daughter won a vs485c over the winter at a kids fishing derby. We only got out once with the camera and quickly realized with out a panner like my old cabelas camera it was a big PIA try to get it pointed in the right direction. Wondering if these are worth the $15 or if I should look at something else?

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Yes they work OK. They are 11" dia. smaller than most wheel house holes so they rest on the ice. Once the cable unwinds after dropping camera in water, I used a piece of blue paint tape to mark the direction of camera.

There are a couple of remote units that allow you to rotate the camera with a small remote controller.

Marcum:

https://www.sportsmansguide.com/product/index/marcum174-vs620-underwater-camera?a=695047

Aqua Vu

https://www2-origin.sportsmansguide.com/product/index/aqua-vu-wireless-remote-control-camera-pod?a=943359

 

 

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  The Camera Compass works and if you forget it at home and end up wrapping the cord around an ice scoop or something you'll realize how good it does work.

  I picked up the Marcum pod with remote and I like that even more.

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On ‎4‎/‎5‎/‎2017 at 8:51 AM, rundrave said:

anyone ever use one of these? My 6yr old daughter won a vs485c over the winter at a kids fishing derby. We only got out once with the camera and quickly realized with out a panner like my old cabelas camera it was a big PIA try to get it pointed in the right direction. Wondering if these are worth the $15 or if I should look at something else?

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I used the Aqua Vu Mo-pod 3. Its a little more, but its wireless & very precise! Check them out.                                                         http://www.aquavu.com/Products/AV-LCD-Series-AV710-A715c-AV360LCD-AV740c-AV760c-AV760cz_2/Aqua-Vu-Mo-Pod-3

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I made one out of a 5 gallon pail lid and a few wood cleats. I decided it took up too much room in the wheel house so I sliced it in half and pop riveted two hinges so that it folded up. I also picked up an aquavu tripod from the cabelas bargain cave. It works well too, but I like the compass due to the fact that it covers the hole to keep the kids from dropping stuff.

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On April 5, 2017 at 8:51 AM, rundrave said:

anyone ever use one of these? My 6yr old daughter won a vs485c over the winter at a kids fishing derby. We only got out once with the camera and quickly realized with out a panner like my old cabelas camera it was a big PIA try to get it pointed in the right direction. Wondering if these are worth the $15 or if I should look at something else?

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These are simple and work well. Better then most the stuff out there. 

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