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ContourHD Camera

For the first time ever, experience a wearable HD camcorder with the ability to shoot and share video at 1080p. The small and lightweight ContourHD 1080p is so durable and versatile it sets an unbeatable standard in the helmet camera market. With its multitude of settings and true HD capabilities, the bases are always covered, no matter what the filming conditions.

Be sure you read our ContourHD 1080p Review for a complete overview of this superior product.

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ContourHD 1080p

Product Description

Good things are worth the wait. Introducing the Worlds First High-Def Wearable Camcorder - The ContourHD 1080p.

Pull on your helmet and pads, hop on your bike and for the first time ever - strap on your full HD wearable camcorder. You heard right. The world's first high-definition wearable camcorder, ContourHD 1080p, allows you to capture all the rush and excitement of your experiences, in incredibly high quality.

The camera features four High Definition settings of 1080p, 960p and two settings at 720p with the ability to film at either 30 or 60 frames per second. With the ContourHD 1080p you can customize the metering, contrast and exposure settings as well as control the microphone sensitivity - enabling you to capture moments as they were meant to be seen. The ContourHD 1080p is so fool proof to operate! With its single button operation you can be confident when blindly reaching for the record button, and dual lasers ensure perfectly aligned shots.

But what happens when you get home and are ready to share that fantastic adrenaline filled footage? With ContourHD's provided software, you can share your crystal clear 1080p video to, and let your friends experience your adventures as if they were actually there! With its simple operation, lightweight design and superb HD quality, the ContourHD 1080p effortlessly creates the biggest HD videos online - enabling you to focus on the task at hand.

Full HD Wearable Camcorder

The first wearable HD camcorder in the world is also the smallest. The ContourHD 1080p weighs a mere four ounces, so it isn't going to affect your performance. But what about durability? ContourHD has you covered, with its body encased in a water-resistant anodized aluminum armor - allowing you to capture incredible footage no matter what the weather has in store. The versatility of the ContourHD's 'slide and lock' mount system makes it simple to mount the camera onto a series of mounts for your goggles, helmet, handle bars, vehicle or anywhere else you need it to be. Take advantage of the ease of hands free filming and capture all of your adventures in true HD video.

No Fumbling over Multiple Buttons

One button. That's right. The ContourHD 1080p was designed to be easily operated with a gloved hand. It uses just one button to record up to 16 hours of crisp High-Definition video, which is stored internally to a MicroSD memory card. The ContourHD camera is able to accommodate card's with up to 32GB of storage, meaning you can ride all day without missing any of the action because you've run out of space, or have to change a tape.

Simply Shoot and HD

With the ContourHD 1080p, it is fast and easy to share your adventures online, thanks to the addition of our Easy Edit Software and your own account with Simply connect the camera to your computer, clip your favorite selections and share your HD videos on the web in no time flat. With such little time invested in editing your films, you are free to get back outside to capture more tricks, jumps and rides in HD right from your helmet.

ContourHD1080p front view

Key Features

Crisp, Clear HD Video Quality

Control Video size, Go Big or Go Home

VholdR ContourHD 1080p 960p 720p WVGA

The ContourHD 1080p has five video resolutions to choose from. Remember that big adventure, with the right video size to match its intensity.

  • Full HD - 1080p (1920x1080)
  • Tall HD - 960p (1280x960)
  • Action HD - 720p (1280x720)
  • Contour HD - 720p (1280x720)
  • Fast SD - WVGA (848x480)

Adjustable Frame Rates Allow You to Capture Every Move

VholdR ContourHD 1080p 30 60 fps frames per second

The choice is yours and the ContourHD 1080p offers two different frame rates. By selecting from either 30 or 60 frames per second, you gain the opportunity to control the speed and quality of your HD recording. With options like this, each video you create is going to flow as smooth as silk - even in slow motion.

  • 30fps - 1080p and 720p
  • 60fps - 720p and WVGA

Customized Shooting to Suit Your Needs

VholdR Easy Edit Software ContourHD 1080p Configure Menu

Life is better with choice and the same is true with Cameras. The ContourHD's Easy Edit software enables you to configure your videos to meet your requirements. You are able to change the contrast from low to medium or high to suit lighting conditions and you can set the exposure values between -4 to +4. In addition, you can tailor to your particular video by altering the metering mode between spot, center and average. Also, control what sounds you do and don't want to record by adjusting the microphone sensitivity. Craft your HD videos to enhance the action packed events contained within.

Don't Miss a Thing

VholdR ContourHD Wide Angle Lens

You get the best of both worlds when shooting with the ContourHD. Sporting a 135 degree single focus lens, the camera is able to capture much more of the scene - without creating over-distortion in the final video. This ensures that the rush experienced while filming the scene will still be present anytime the video is viewed.

16 Hours of Continuous Filming

VholdR ContourHD 1080p Up to 16 Hours with 32GB MicroSD

You will never have to think about tapes and wires again. The ContourHD has the ability to record up to 16 hours of continuous High Definition footage. This all-in-one wearable HD camcorder records to an internal MicroSD memory card and can accommodate up to 32GB if storage. Never miss a super charged moment again because you ran out of tape, or pulled a connection! This camera always has you covered.

Sound is Just as Important as Sight

VholdR ContourHD 1080p Built in Internal Microphone

Silent films have never had the same affect as a film with sound. Why should yours be any different? With the ContourHD, record your action filled moments with full audio and keep the adrenaline of the moment alive. With this camera, you are able to fine-tune the microphone sensitivity to keep wind noise low, while capturing the high-energy sounds of the ride.

Complete Ease of Use

The Smallest in the World

VholdR ContourHD 1080p 4.3 ounces

The ContourHD 1080p is the smallest wearable camcorder in the world. Weighing only 4.3 ounces it does not affect the ride like some other cumbersome camcorders might. This camera fits right in the palm of your hand, and is in fact so tiny; you may even forget that you have it on.

Versatility Counts

Keep your videos interesting with creative mounting techniques. The ContourHD 1080p can be mounted pretty much anywhere you need it to be with our "slide and lock" patent-pending TRail™ Mounts. Create memorable shots from your handlebars, goggles, helmet, vehicle...or, wherever you see fit. Keeping your HD videos unique and memorable just got easier.

VholdR ContourHD 1080p Mounting Options

Just One Button to Push

VholdR ContourHD 1080p Record Switch

Too many buttons are just unnecessary; you have enough to think about when you're hitting the trails hard. That is why we created the ContourHD with one easy button. Simply slide the record switch forward to begin recording and slide it back to stop - without removing your riding gloves. You can also set the camera to silent mode, if the beeps are too distracting for you.

Dual Laser Alignment = Fool Proof Recording

VholdR ContourHD 1080p Dual Laser Alignment Rotating Lens

I know, this camera keeps getting better, how can we continue to out do ourselves... well, In addition to having a 180¡ rotating lens, the ContourHD 1080p has 2 lasers to ensure perfect alignment on every shot. All you have to do is turn them on and rotate the lens until the lasers are horizontal - it is actually that simple, now focus on your ride.

A Lightweight Body of Armor

VholdR ContourHD 1080p Armored Body

It may be small, but it's durable. Encased in a water-resistant anodized aluminum body, the ContourHD 1080p can record in most weather conditions. It is also equipped to be shock, vibration and impact resistant. So no matter what the environment throws at you, dust, mud, wind, rain or snow, this camera always has your back - and you have little else to worry about, besides that steep drop up ahead.

Rechargeable Batteries Create Less Waste

VholdR ContourHD 1080p Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery

Say goodbye to searching for loose AA batteries. The ContourHD 1080p sports a removable, rechargeable battery pack, which enables you to film for a solid four hours, without having to stop for a battery change. Get more out of your ride, and more caught on your camera.

Mac and PC Compatible

VholdR Easy Edit Software Share ContourHD 1080p Videos

No matter what your computer preference, our included Easy Edit™ software is easy to use and compatible with both platforms. Simply connect the camera to your computer to import your videos, clip out exactly what you want and post them online to your provided account. Now you have proof of your dare devil accomplishments...and your friends will have no choice but to give you props.


With the provided Easy Edit Software, it's as simple as: Import, Edit, Watch and Share. As easy to use as your ContourHD 1080p wearable camcorder, this software takes the work out of editing your HD adventures, and allows you to post online faster - where credit is sure to be waiting.

Import your Videos with Ease

All you have to do is connect the USB cable to your ContourHD 1080p, select "import", and the software automatically downloads your HD videos the folder of your choice. You can now relive your crazy adventures, or edit them and share them online. Accomplish all this in a matter of minutes so you can get back to the ride.

Viewable in Wide or Full Screen

Once you load your videos from the ContourHD onto your computer, they can be viewed in your choice of wide or full screen formats. You also have full start, stop, back and forward controls so you can seek out the frames you really want to relive! Keep in mind, in order for HD Video to playback smoothly; a quality graphics card is required.

Only Keep the Good Parts

Chances are there a lot of frames you just don't need to keep. Simply open the video and locate the portion you want. Next select the "Set Start" button at the clip's beginning and the "Set Stop" button at the end, wrap it up by clicking "Finish." There you have it; you've just edited your first video. That was pretty easy wasn't it?

Customize Your Posts

Remember which trails youÕve accomplished and share locations with other riders by entering titles, dates, tags, locations and descriptions of your video. Now, not only are your videos viewable on, but also will play next to a detailed map of the area and be searchable by fellow adrenaline junkies. Share and compare techniques, trails and rides, while impressing the crowd with your skills.

One Touch Online Sharing

We've made publishing to effortless. Simply click "Share", that's it! But it gets even better. If you lose your internet connection at anytime during the upload process, Easy Edit remembers where it left off and will continue to upload from that spot. Talk about brilliant software, but what else would you expect from the ContourHD 1080p wearable camcorder.

ContourHD 1080p Camera System What's Included
  1. 1. ContourHD1080p Camera
  2. 2. 2GB MicroSD Card
  3. 3. Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  4. 4. Flat Surface Mount
  5. 5. Goggle Mount
  6. 6. USB Cable


MPN 1300
UPC 793573477620
Manufacturer Contour
Optics Angle of View 135° in 960p and 720p
110° in 1080p and WVGA
Video HD Resolution Settings: 1080p: 1920x1080 pixels, 30 fps
960p: 1280x960 pixels, 30 fps
720p: 1280x720 pixels, 30 or 60 fps
SD Resolution Settings: 848x480 pixels, 60 fps
Sensor Type: 5 Megapixel Sensor
Video Format: H.264 compression, saved as MOV (.mov) file
Audio Microphone: Built-in
Compression: AAC Audio Compression
Storage Memory: MicroSD card, up to 32GB capacity
Average Recording Times: 1080p: 15min/GB
960p: 15min/GB
720p: 30min/GB (30 fps), 15min/GB (60 fps)
848x480 WVGA: 60min/GB
Connectors PC Connection: USB 2.0 (data connection and battery charging)
Power and Battery Battery Type: Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Life: Up to 3 hours
Charging: Via USB to computer or included USB Power Adapters
Charge Time: Approximately 4 hours
Additional Information Body: Water Resistant
Aluminum and Fiberglass
Compatible with TRail Mount System
PC Compatibility: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7; Mac OS X 10.4 and later
Software: ContourHD Easy Edit™ software
Dimensions (H x W x D): 2.1" x 1.3" x 3.75" (53mm 34mm x 95mm)
Weight: 4.3oz / 123 grams
Operating Temperature: 5°F to 104°F / -15°C to 40°C
Warranty: Contour (formerly Twenty20 VholdR) warranties the ContourHD 1080p for 180 days from the date of purchase of product, unless otherwise indicated by your local government’s warranty laws. The warranty applies only to defects in material and workmanship and not situations caused by impacts or abuse. For complete warranty information, please refer to the Product Information Guide.
ContourHD 1080p User Manual
ContourHD 1080p FAQ's


Customer Reviews

  1. kickass Review by Earl

    This camera is compact & tough. Looking forward to trying it from 12,000 feet above. I'm more than satisfied with the picture quality. Well worth the cost. (Posted on 7/31/11)

  2. Looking good for rc aerial video... Review by Matt

    Got the camera today. WTF? this thing ROCKS!! I totally didn't know what to expect but Im sold on the contour after the first flight. I strapped it to my quadcopter for a very quick test flight using full hd and action HD. This is a CMOS camera so I was fully expecting to see the jello-effect from my vibrating quadcopter but nothing! super smooth great picture. I took it up to about 100 feet and just hovered in front of the house in the fading sunlight. Lots more testing on different platforms to come.
    Matt (Posted on 11/8/10)

  3. love it Review by toosa

    its awesome (Posted on 7/29/10)


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