Tachyon GunCam Readies Cameras for the New Sport Shooting Season

The favorite camera for the world’s top sport shooters readies for a new season of competition.

The Tachyon GunCam- Full-HD 1080p, weighs in at only 1.9 oz. (54 grams), so it sits light and unobtrusive on shooter’s caps. Centered on their heads and above their guns, they are perfectly placed to capture dramatic videos of both practice and competition.

The GunCam utilizes a wide-angle lens that captures hands, guns and targets, but without the undesired fish-eye effect that you find with most other cameras.

The GunCam is ideal for IDPA, USPSA, IPSC, ISSF, 3 Gun Nation, and NSSF shooters.

First-person GunCam video from the IPSC World Shooting Championship and Florida, 2014, featuring World’s Top Shooters using their cap-mounted Full-HD 1080p Tachyon GunCams.

Optional Sport Shooting Software, specifically designed for competition, ensures that your battery and memory card will last all day by automatically stopping recording after two minutes. This lets the shooter concentrate on the competition and not on turning off the camera, and enables the recording of a long day of competition without missing a single shot.

Standard non-stop software as well as other software targeted at different sports or uses, such as for motorcycles, dash cams with looping, law enforcement with Time & Date stamp, or hunting, give the user great control over camera operation.

The Full-HD 1080p GunCam for Sport Shooting, which includes the GunCam, Cap Mount, a Contour and Tripod mount, Rain/Dust proof Cover and a shooting cap can be purchased for only $199.99 from Tachyon’s Sport Shooting page. Free shipping within the US, and reasonable shipping rates worldwide. No sales tax other than for TX residents.

Tachyon also offers a collection of zinc-alloy rails for mounting your GunCam to almost any gun that you own. Our GunCam Bundle, priced at $249.99, is ideal for those who wish to record a wide variety of gun sports. The GunCam Bundle is available at our GunCam page.

Detailed presentation of Tachyon’s GunCam mounts and other accessories, that allow you to mount your GunCam to almost any gun that you own.

Tachyon is an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau, with a rating of A+ for its long years of unequaled customer service.

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Tachyon GunCam Offers New Software for Sport Shooters!

For all Sport Shooters:

We have finalized a new camera software that automatically stops recording after two minutes.
This ensures that you won’t let the camera run on and on after you have finished recording your stages.
(We are assuming that you don’t take more than two minutes to finish a stage!)

If you wish to make use of this update, please contact us for the software and instructions at: support@tachyoninc.com (Subject: sport shooting software)

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Sport Shooting Screenshot

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Tachyon Offers New Software for 64GB Memory Cards

Tachyon now has a software upgrade for all of our 1080p cameras (OPS HD, BikerCam, GunCam) that allows you to use 64 GB micro memory cards.

Please send mail to support@tachyoninc.com if you want us to send this upgrade to you. Give us your name, date of purchase, and type of software desired*, and we will get it to you ASAP.

* Software Options:

  • No looping, No Time Stamp, Beep (Default)
  • Looping, No Time Stamp, Beep (BikerCam)
  • Looping, Time Stamp, Beep (Police)
  • No looping, No Time Stamp (Hunting) [No Beep on Request]
  • Looping, No Time Stamp, No Beep
  • Looping, Time Stamp, No Beep
Remember that you must format your card correctly before use in Tachyon Cameras. For 64GB Cards, use the default format settings. For 32GB Cards or smaller, choose FAT32 File System and 32 kilobytes Allocation unit size. 
Your card may not show the correct capacity until after formatting.

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Photos from the 2014 World Shooting Championships in Florida

Tachyon was at the two big Florida shooting competitions of 2014 and we’ve got a lot of pictures of our friends – the World’s Top Shooters – using our Tachyon GunCam to record the competition.

Eric Grauffel, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Eric Grauffel ~ France

Miroslav Zapletal, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Miroslav Zapletal ~ Czech Republic

Nils Jonasson, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Nils Jonasson ~ USA

Jaime Saldanha Jr., Tachyon Gun Cam, World Shoot

Jaime Saldanha Jr. ~ Brazil

Daniel Minaglia , Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Daniel Minaglia ~ Argentine

Emile Obriot, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Emile Obriot ~ France

JJ Racaza, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

JJ Racaza ~ USA (Left)

Roberto Vezzoli, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Roberto Vezzoli ~ Italy

Maria Gushchina, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Maria Gushchina ~ Russia

Lars-Toni Skoog, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Lars-Toni Skoog ~ Sweden

Ljubisa Momcilovic, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Ljubisa Momcilovic ~ Serbia

Rasmus Gyllenberg, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Rasmus Gyllenberg ~ Sweden

Athena Lee, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Athena Lee ~ USA

Gregory Midgley, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Gregory Midgley ~ Switzerland

Ricardo Lopez, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Ricardo Lopez ~ Ecuador

Gorka Ibañez, Tachyon GunCam, World Shoot

Gorka Ibañez ~ Spain

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Montage of Shooters wearing the Tachyon GunCam

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The World’s Best Biker Cam now Rolls in Full HD 1080p

Bikers can roll down the highway, capturing scenery, bikes, and buddies in full, wide-screen HD 1080p. The BikerCam HD 1080p is engineered for shooting forward in outdoor areas, rather than in close, enclosed areas where a fisheye lens is needed. BikerCam’s image therefore looks more natural, with distant objects not too small to see and close objects not distorted.

For continuous recording while riding, the BikerCam can connect to your bike’s power via the included 3’ USB cable and the bike’s USB or 12V socket. The package includes a 12V adaptor plug.
When connected to your bike’s power, the BikerCam will start up and start recording whenever you turn on your power. It will then stop recording and turn off when you power down your engine. When you are recording the cable will continuously charge your BikerCam, removing the need to worry about battery power.

There is also no need to worry about the space remaining on your memory card because BikerCam makes use of looping technology to overwrite you oldest files with your most recent videos. This allows you to run your camera nonstop and remove important video files only when you feel the need to preserve a recording.

An optional time & date stamp reminds you of when your video was taken.

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Features:

  • The World’s smallest & lightest 1080p Full-HD Biker Camera
  • 1080p Full-HD Super-Sharp Video, shoots wide-screen videos without fisheye distortion.
  • Auto-Start & Stop recording at ignition and shutdown of engine.
  • Continuous charging while recording.
  • 1/3″ CMOS High-dynamic sensor & high-speed CPU. For quick light transition & low-light night riding.
  • Looped recording automatically overwrites older files.
  • 2+ hours 1080p recording on Lithium rechargeable battery. Longer recording time on 720p.
  • Rain/Dustproof cover.
  • Optional time and date stamp.
  • Patented 8-direction mounting system.

Included with the BikerCam System are the BikerCam HD 1080p camera, Quick-Release Handlebar Mount, 3 foot USB Charging Cable & 12V adapter, Rainproof Cover, Contour Mount for helmet mounting, Tripod Mount, Clip Mount, safety tether, and a strip of 3M Dual-Lock Fastener.

 

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“Now I’m a pretty technical guy and can figure out how to work just about anything, however I prefer the things I use to be as simple as possible, and the TACHYON BikerCam is just that… SIMPLE.”

“Overall based on price, video quality, ease of use, and accessories included – I find the TACHYON BikerCam one of the best values on the market for a motorcycle/helmet mounted video camera.”
- CycleFish.com – The Ultimate Biker Website

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BikerCam as a Dash Cam

Since most bikers also drive, they will be pleased to know that the BikerCam makes a terrific dash cam. As when mounted on your bike, it will start and stop recording along with the ignition and shutdown of the engine. An optional time & date stamp reminds you of exactly when your video was taken.

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BikerCam System can be purchased online for $229.99 from our website: tachyoninc.com, or from Amazon.

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The World’s Best Practical Shooter in History Puts His Name to the World’s Best Video Camera for his Sport

5-Time World Champion Éric Grauffel had never before recorded his competitions because he had never found a video camera that was up to the task. But when he found the Tachyon GunCam HD, he was so impressed that he asked Tachyon to make a special edition of the camera with his name on it.

 Éric Grauffel, also a 6-time European Champion, puts his signature to the GunCam HD: the lightest and smallest HD video camera system. It is designed to be easily mounted to caps, making it perfect for capturing intense first-person action of shooting sports.

“I highly recommend that you use this great little camera to record and analyze your stages so that you can cut seconds off of your time.”

Features:

  • One button to turn on and start recording
  • Wide-angle lens, but no fish-eye effect
  • 5+ Hours recording time with rechargeable Lithium battery
  • Able to record 30 stages of the World Shoot on one charge.
  • Uses 4 – 64GB Micro memory cards for up to 17 hours of HD video.
  • Charging cable can charge camera in the field from portable power banks.

“The GunCam HD is extremely compact and light. I attach it to my cap and think nothing more of it. It captures everything I need when shooting.”
Dave Sevigny ~ USA (11-time USPSA Champion, 9-Time IDPA Champion)

“I give the GunCam HD two thumbs up. GunCam plus the open gun equals fun!   I love this camera!”
- Athena Lee ~ USA  (2-Time USPSA Nationals Open Champion, 2-Time IPSC World Shoot Open Champion)

“GunCam HD gives me a direct point of view to review my shooting. Before I would only have a video from far away to see my movements, but now I can correlate it to my shooting as well. This will help identify any deficiencies on my transitions, target acquisition, and any other inefficient movements that I could never before see.”
- JJ Racaza ~ (Team Captain – USA Gold Team)

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Eric’s View when shooting. Recorded by the Tachyon GunCam HD

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The World’s Top Shooters use the Tachyoon GunCam HD to record their competitions

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The World’s Top Shooters use Tachyon GunCam HD to record their events

GunCam HD is not only for competition pistol shooting. It is designed for all types of guns and gun sports. Tachyoninc.com offers additional mounts for mounting your GunCam HD to nearly every type of gun. Rifles and shotguns, as well as pistols.

It is well known that the most common cause of lost video from sports cameras is because of non-fixed batteries losing contact with the circuitry. But the GunCam HD’s battery is soldered in place. It is hard-wired to withstand heavy recoil.
It has passed tests with shotguns shooting slugs, and ARs and AKs on full automatic. None of these bad boys can stop the GunCam HD from grabbing your shooting footage. This is the perfect camera for hunters and trap shooters, who wish to relive and show off their shooting prowess to friends and family, as well as to review mistakes and study means of improvement.

The Éric Grauffel Signature GunCam HD, as well as optional GunCam HD mounts, can be purchased online and at Éric’s shooting events.

If you are in Europe, please purchase HERE.
Price 179,95 Euro

And if in the US or Canada, HERE.
Price 179.99 USD

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Tachyon GunCam takes its First-Person HD Video Hatcam into action at the IPSC European Handgun Championship 2013

September 17, 2013

Tachyon GunCam, sponsor of the Spanish National team at the IPSC 2013 European Handgun Championships, is proud to show off its HD headcam, a light-weight, cap-mounted HD video hat camera that grabs sport shooting action like no other camera. This high-quality team demands a high-quality HD first-person video camera for training and competition.

24 Stages of the 2013 European Handgun Championships, taken with the Tachyon OPS HD camera mounted to the caps of top European shooters. Featuring: Gorka Ibañez Charola, Eduardo de Cobos Abreu, Buenaventura Darius Medina, Jose Perez Baz, Miroslav Zapletal, Roberto Vezzoli, Marius Kazanskis, Vitalijus Grincenko

The Tachyon GunCam weighs only 48 grams, (1.7 oz.) so it sits light and unobtrusive on the shooter’s cap, making it the perfect head camera. Centered on the head, and above the gun, it is perfectly placed to capture videos for both sport shooting or tactical practice as well as competition and real ops.

The GunCam utilizes a wide-angle lens that captures hands, gun and targets but without the undesired fish-eye effect that can be found with other cameras.

The GunCam makes use of a built-in 4-hour lithium rechargeable battery. This internal battery, tightly enclosed within the case is designed to prevent loss of footage due to shock when engaging in extreme activities.

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Spanish National Team at 2013 EHC

The Tachyon GunCam can be mounted on the bill of a hat for competitive shooting but also on pistols, rifles, shotguns and others, using the optional Picatinny Rail Mount and assorted mounting rails. The GunCam can mount to all of the following guns: Glock 34, 35. STI, XDM 5.25, CZ 75 Shadow, TANFOGLIO.

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Gorka Ibanez Charola (Spain)

“Tachyon OPS HD is only 48grams (1.7oz), so you don’t feel it on the cap. Its clip mount, perfect for cap mounting, lets video be shot that is directly centered on the hands, gun, and target. Other cameras are impossible to mount in this way.” 

- Gorka Ibanez Charola (Spain)

“When filming myself from the first-person perspective, the main objective was to analyze movement and techniques. The Tachyon OPS HD head camera also helped to analyze everything: where shooting was too slow, and when it was too late. Working with first-person video footage can help shooters to become a better and better.”

 - Marius Kazankis – Lithuania national team, Production Division top five in Baltics.

The Tachyon GunCam, also known as The Tachyon OPS HD, includes the OPS HD Camera, the specially modified Cap Mount, a Contour and Tripod mount, and a Rainproof Cover. It can be purchased for only $149.99 from the Tachyon website. Please write “Sport Shooter” in the comment area when ordering.

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Juan carlos Jaime Diaz (Spain)
2013 EHC Champion (Standard Division)

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Emile Obriot ~ France
2013 EHC Vice Champion (Open Division)

The Tachyon OPS HD is also the only gun cam on the market that can mount to handguns with a Picatinny rail, using Tachyon’s optional Picatinny Rail Mount.

Tachyon, Inc. is an accredited member (A Rating) of the Better Business Bureau.

Tachyon® and GunCam® are registered trademarks of Tachyon, Inc.

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Roberto Vezzoli – Italy
2013 EHC Vice Champion (Classic Division)

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