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What's a good camera for photo finishes?

Jul 27, 2009
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Do you mean a proper finishing camera system, or were you hoping to use a mainstream consumer digital camera of some kind for the job?
 
video camera for photo finish

I've seen mainstream video cameras (not proper photo finish video cameras) used effectively for bike races. But I don't know which ones would be suitable. The guy I saw use one said his could pick up 800 frames per second, and that was enough for a sprint finish.