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Old 01-04-2016   #1
 
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RainX your GoPro

I've noticed tons of Youtube videos that are all but ruined due to a water drop or two on the lens. It's unnatural how they stick to the lens exactly where you want to watch the action in the frame. Has anyone tried RainX on your lense? I wonder if it would cause lens flares or funky smearing effects.

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Old 01-04-2016   #2
 
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It seems to work without negative effect.
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An outfitter I worked for rented gopro equipped helmets for an upcharge. We used rainX on the whole fleet before sending them out to prevent water droplets from ruining to much of the excitement. We never saw any damage to the housing from the rainx.
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I have used Rain X on my Go Pro lenses for years. It works great !!!
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I have used Rain X on my Go Pro lenses for years. It works great !!!
How long does it last/how often do you have to reapply?
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In fact, the manual for my GoPro 3+ Silver recommends applying Rain-X to the camera housing lens.
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Apparently there's a lot of folks on YouTube that are not reading their owners manuals.
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Ive used it. You still get water drops. I think it makes it worse they seem more clingy. The best thing to do is lick your lenses. Or wipe it ALL the time.
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I apply Rain X to the lenses ( I run 2 cameras) the night before a run. I have never had to reapply it on the water.
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I apply Rain X to the lenses ( I run 2 cameras) the night before a run. I have never had to reapply it on the water.
No drops, no spots?
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