Aluminium cage SJ7?

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    Hi all,

    are you aware of any metal cage for the SJ7?

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    I'm using the aluminium cage for the gopro Hero4 for the SJ7 Star. Front buttons line up fine, the SD slot, HDMI and USB ports are clear as well. The speaker is covered and the mic is partially covered. The shutter button is slightly further back than on the gopro but it's still easily accessible and not interfered with by the case.
     
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    Thank you for the reply, it is useful.

    Does anyone know if the aluminium cages that are on sale for the SJ5000 would also fit the SJ7? If you google "aluminium cage sj5000" you will see the items I am referring to.

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    The dimensions and buttons do look as if they may match up (the SJ500 in only slightly bigger but there may be some wobble) however I'm not sure about the USB and HDMI ports as they look to be a bit further forward on the SJ7 and I don't know how big the cutout on that side is.

    The other thing to be wary of is the location of the lens as if this isn't in the same place on both models then the entire body is going to be shifted out of place and won't fit.
     
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    Thanks Jason - I have just realised that they claim the case is suitable for the SJ4000, I have one of those so I will be able to do a direct comparison.

    I find the action cameras very flimsy outside their protective waterproof case so I think an aluminium case would provide great safety.
     
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    that's a good point too! Thanks for the link too, it is very useful.
     

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