Drift Ghost X Action Camera
Aerodynamic action camera with self adhesive mounts, 1080p 30fps recording and photo modeView full details
Customer Reviews for Drift Ghost X Action Camera
quality camera for the price
must be good I bought me a 2nd one a couple of weeks later, picture quality good battery life just 4hrs 46mins I got (not quite 5) the menu on camera is small but the app is great for all your settings, but once you get used to it the settings on camera are pretty simple make sure you get latest firmware update (can do it via app or on pc); the usb mic adapter is at the bottom so have to be a bit selective where you position camera on crash helmet but should not be a problem. the usb mic adapter stays in firmly, so hasn't tried coming out at all, in full 1080 5mins (in dashcam HDR mode which length can be changed) it is roughly 640mb in size in normal film mode it records in 4gb size segments (on average 38minutes) i have bought the extra life battery which on constant record lasted 8hrs and 33mins if you decide to buy the extra battery it comes with it's own external charger or can charge in the camera it has loads of camera (normal photos) feature which I have no need to use the buttons on top are big enough to press with your motorbike gloves on buying the mic is a must (don't buy a cheapo one you'll regret it) with the mic in the helmet can still pick up the engine/exhaust sound nicely if like me you may need to put mic not near your mouth as not to sound like darth vader now i bought a 2nd drift x for rear cam on the bike, with that you can do what they call clone mode which basically means one works as a remote for the other, so if press record on one, the other will record at the same time, which you make one the master so what ever mode that is in the other will copy so no need to mess about with the settings on the cameras to sinc them bit fiddly at first, can get up to 10 cameras to be in one clone mode.. it has a time stamp which can be switched on or off, unless there is a way of changing it, it's in American date so month/date/year (so eg 04/23/2009 and not 23/04/2009) - very light weight only a fraction bigger than the old drift stealth 2 the battery life is the biggest plus at the end of the day.. and that they are changeable and at the price, especially at TheSportsBikeShops special offer... I don't leave home without it, especially with some other road users out there, good to have some incidents recorded, and ride outs with the lads and lasses knowing you have plenty of power in the battery oh get a descent sd card and format it on the camera first ( 2 seconds done)Read more
High expectations and disappointments.
I have to give credit to sports bike shop. Best price and super fast delivery. really happy. Well done. Great firm to do business with will certainly use you again. This camera is a great product with fab battery life and high quality footage. Really good. The app and the software however is glitchy and somewhat disappointing. Not delivering on the video editing features that are promised. I'm waiting right now for answers to my problems and as of today its been 3 days. A shame really because a great product has gone from me being really delighted to being thoroughly frustrated. Seems a shame really. I'm waiting atm for drift to give answers to my questions. I'm still hoping they will come up with the answers...... fingers crossed.Read more
Neat Little Camera!
I already use two GHOST S cameras for my YouTube stuff which are reliable. I purchased this because I needed to replace my third camera which was a Contour that decided to die. The GHOST X has a small footprint but delivers 720 or 1080. I use it to capture rear and side shots. It does what it is supposed to except one problem that DRIFT support were unable to assist me with. The X will not connect to the Drift Life App on my IPHONE7. So I have to make setup changes on the tiny display. Not a major problem but it would have been good to use the app. It is most likely a setup problem with my phone More investigation required.Read more
Well made easy to use ,not tested the battery times yet but I'm very happy with this camera!Read more
Best Featured Camera
I bought this primarily as a helmet cam to record long rides in the summer but this camera does so much more than it's competitors that it's a no brainer! Firstly lets start with battery life - FIVE hours out of the box which is far in excess of the other branded alternatives, there's the option to add a bigger battery which takes recording tie up to a massive NINE hours and the camera wil also record whilst connected to an external power bank so no worries there! Memory cards up to 128GB are supported so you can record even yor longest rides. This camera also does DVR mode - in other words a looping recording which films in short clips and then overwrites the oldest clip on the memory card so it's ideal for safety on your commute. In addition there's also a "tagging" mode, when this is selected the camera doesn't record to your memory card at all but holds a buffer of video in its temporary memory (the duration of this buffer is user selectable) If you see something interesting or funny or want to record just a brief clip of scenery you simply tap the record button and the video in the temporary buffer is then transferred to the permament memory on your card along with what you're currently looking at - this means your card doesn't get filled with the boring stuff but you never miss the good stuff and it's a great feature for motovloggers who will also appreciate the fact that this camera supports the use of an optional an external microphone inside your helmet (much clearer and picks up your engine and exhaust note without excessive wind noise). The control buttons are large and easy to find and the camera indicates it's recording with a tone so no more uncertainty there either. There's also an option to set one touch recording so as soon as you power on the camera it's taking video which is the ultimate in simplicity. The lens is rotatable which allows you to set the perfect level horizon in 99.9% of positions on your helmet no matter what angle the camera happens to be at. The camera has agood level of water resistance out of the box but there's also a waterproof case option if you ride in really bad weather or want to take the camera diving etc. There's a still photo option, a burst photo option and a time lapse option. Yes it's maximum resolution is 1090p at 30FPS but frankly that's more than adequate unless you're into serious movie making - in which case there's also a more expensive 4K version of this camera available! Another neat trick up the sleeve of the Ghost x is that you can set your helmet camera to control up to TEN other Ghost X cameras so when you hit record on your "master" helmet camera the others all kick into life too - ideal if you mount them in interesting positions on your bike. All in all the Ghost X is great camera, it's VERY well thought out and easily the best solution for motorcyclists no question!Read more
Good so far
Wanted camera due to commutes to work especially riding through city centre ,found camera a bit fiddly a first but once app installed this made it easier via wi-fi ,it did lock up on me after charging unable to switch off but found if you hold down arrow keys for 10 sec this will sort as for picture quality all seems good and clearRead more
So far so good
Had one before and it went dead on me. Saw this one on sale on SBS and decided to have a second crack at it as the first one I had worked really well, so fingers cross second time around.Read more
Easy to set up and use.
I'm not a techy person so I needed a camera that was easy to set up and use. This fits the bill perfectly. The sd card was easy to format, it linked with the app on my phone seamlessly and I'm really pleased with the video quality. I bought it mainly to film my commute in case I need to show footage to PC Plod. 5stars all round.Read more
Good camera purchased it as helmet cam due to few near misses with idiots in cars cutting me up comes with adhesive mounts only down side couldn't find suitable place to mount on helmet as I have flip front so using it with shoulder mount not ideal but does the jobRead more
Works for me..
Very easy and efficient cameraRead more
Drift Ghost X Action Camera
- File format: MP4 (H.264 codec)
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Field-of-view (diagonal): 90 / 115 / 140 degrees
- Lens focal range: 0.5m to infinity
- Lens rotation: 330 degrees
- Photo modes: 4, 8, 12 megapixels
- Auto / manual exposure modes
- Dot matrix backlit LCD rear screen shows important info
- Accepts Micro SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards up to 128GB
- Wifi enabled and compatible with the Drift app
- Simple three button input design
Video resolution and frame rates:
1080P at 25, 30 FPS
960p at 25, 30 FPS
720P at 25, 30, 50, 60 FPS
WVGA at 25, 30, 100, 120 FPS
Inside the box:
Drift Ghost X camera
USB charging cable
Mic adaptor cable
Flat and curved adhesive mounts
Drift Innovation is the award-winning action sports technology company specializing in the capture and sharing of digital imagery and official supplier to the MCE British Superbikes. Whatever your action sport, be it powered or otherwise, Drift Innovations will have the camera and mounting system to capture those fleeting adrenaline filled moments.See all Drift products…
Questions and Answers
can this camera be attached to the handlebars?March 2, 2020
I can confirm that the Drift Ghost X Action Camera can be attached to the handlebars of most bikes. Sadly we do not sell the Drift Mount kits however they are available online.
Having been punted off by white van man, I want a camera to record my 45 minute daily commute, ie footage from start to finish; is this the camera to do this?April 9, 2019
The Ghost X would be able to offer more than 45 minutes recording, providing the memory card used allowed it.
The advert on Sportsbikeshop looks as though all I am getting is the camera itself, but the description implies the mount as well? My question relates to, what is included, will I be able to mount the camera on my lid on receipt of the camera or will I have to buy mounts separately. I have had a drift originally and it gave me, camera, Velcro, mount, everything.March 2, 2019
The camera is supplied with a universal clip, and flat and curved adhesive mounts, one of which you should be able to use on your helmet.
Can this be set to continuous recording mode but not car dvr mode (whereby it starts recording every time you plug it in to charge). My previous Drift couldn't do this and despite there marketing was pretty pointless as a helmet camera.February 26, 2019
This camera has a 'Tag mode' that records all the footage made, but does not save this footage unless the start/stop button is pressed. This action then saves 30 seconds prior to the button being pressed and 30 seconds after the button is pressed again. You are therefore only saving what footage you want to, whilst the camera is continuously recording.
Can you plug into power pack to record for longer?February 5, 2019
We can confirm that you are able to connect this camera to a power pack, allowing the device to operate for a longer period of time.
How long is the battery life?January 30, 2019
The Drift Ghost X Action Camera has a 5 hour battery life.
Can you attach this to your helmetJanuary 14, 2019
The Drift Ghost X Action Camera can be mounted to your Helmet using the adhesive pads provided.
Does the camera come with internal memory, or do you need to purchase a separate memory card?December 20, 2018
A memory card must be purchased separately for use with all Drift Cameras.
Is this product waterproof/resistant? it doesn't say in the informationAugust 23, 2018
The Drift Ghost X is not waterproof or water resistant. You would need to purchase the Drift waterproof case separately (available on quick find number 392971)
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