We do not have any official extreme temperature ratings for the camera.In colder temperatures, the main concern is reduced battery life. The HD HERO does generate heat during operation to help keep the battery pack from getting too cold and therefore helps to minimize the reduction in run times. The HD camera does include a rechargeable lithium ion battery pack, which is the type to hold up best in cold temps. In hot temperatures, the HD HERO cameras will automatically shut off if operational temperatures exceed 125 F.
The following chart shows the supported video resolutions for video preview in the GoPro App. *If preview doesn't start using 960p, try using a different resolution such as: 1080p or 720p
You can view a comparison chart of the HD HERO2, HD HERO Original, and HD HERO 960 cameras here.
The HD HERO2 camera weight is broken down as follows: Camera & Battery = 3.5 oz Camera, Battery, & Housing = 6.7 oz Camera, Battery, Housing, & LCD BacPac = 8.1 oz Camera, Battery, Housing, & Battery BacPac = 8.6 oz
In order to use the new features in the latest GoPro App update, it is requires to update your GoPro camera software. If you do not update your camera software you will get a message within the GoPro App that states: "Firmware Update Required". For information on how to update your firmware, see the following FAQs: HERO3 instructions HD HERO2 instructions
If you are experiencing this wavy or distorted footage when using your GoPro during an activity where there is a large amount of vibration, it is most likely that a vibration is being emitted which is actually reaching the camera's sensor and causing the waviness. Depending on where and how you have your camera placed, there are a number of things you can do. For example, when placed on a roll bar, add a strip of rubber (i.e. from a bike inner tube) to dampen the vibration. With the curved or...
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This article describes the process to properly install the device driver for the Wifi BacPac in Windows 8. If you connect a powered on Wi-Fi BacPac and GoPro Studio does not show it in the Device Window, this article applies to you. Step 1- Turn off User Account Control (UAC) Instructions for Windows 7 Instructions for Windows Vista Step 2 - Confirm that the Wi-Fi BacPac Device Driver is successfully installed on your computer To check if the Wi-Fi BacPac Device Driver is successfully installed, follow the below steps: Click...
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The HD HERO2 has a setting that lets you change the default start-up mode. By default, the HD HERO2 starts up in Video mode. You can set the camera to start up in Video or Time-lapse mode. Steps: Enter into the camera's settings menu by pressing the power/mode button to cycle through to the wrench picture. The wrench represents the settings menu. Press the shutter button to enter into the settings menu. Press the power/mode button until you see MODE on the LCD screen. This is where you can change the default...
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If you are unable to power on the LCD BacPac with your HD HERO2 and a fully charged battery, then unfortunately there could be a communication failure between the camera and BacPac. We have recently discovered a fault in the camera's firmware that can cause this issue, and have released a firmware update to allow the camera to repair the LCD. This latest firmware update will also enable 3D functionality with two HD HERO2 cameras and our 3D HERO system.To go ahead and repair your LCD BacPac, please follow the below...
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The HD HERO2 camera has the ability to live feed or playback recorded files to a television, or monitor via a 1.3a HDMI cable, with a Type C connection (mini HDMI) to Type A (standard HDMI) connection. *HDMI cable is not included in the HD HERO2 Edition packages