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Top off your gear

November 01, 2005|Scott Doggett

Add fun and practicality to your next ski trip with these high-tech gadgets.

ATC-1000

Oregon Scientific outdoes itself with this shock-resistant video camera perfect for a helmet, ski pole and ski-bike handlebar. Replays video direct to TV or uploads to a computer. Takes stills too. $120, cables included. (949) 608-2848, www.atc1000.com.

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F1 MAGIC

These electronic, helmet-compatible goggles from Uvex Sports change tint for sunny or cloudy days with the touch of a button -- eliminating the need for two sets of goggles on the slopes. $210. (401) 464-8844, www.uvexsports.com.

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ORDINANCE

Burton's new headgear looks like a beanie, but is padded like a helmet and contains headphones that link to an MP3 player and a cellphone using Bluetooth wireless technology. Available Dec. 1. $180.

(800) 881-3138, www.burton.com.

-- Scott Doggett

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