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What are the Minimum and Maximum Shutter Speeds for HERO3+?

This article contains information on minimum and maximum shutter speed. Minimum shutter speed: 1/8192 sMaximum shutter speed: Photo = 1/2 s, Video = 1/(frame rate)

HERO3+ HDMI Output Information

What Compression does HERO3+ Video Playback and Live Preview use when Sent Over HDMI? For live feed, HERO3 cameras output uncompressed video over HDMI output.  For video playback, video is stored compressed on camera but upon playback video is uncompressed and output over HDMI.   How Much Latency is there in HDMI Live Preview from the HERO3+ Camera? You will generally see about a 2-3 second delay when using HDMI live preview.   What's the color space of the HDMI output (i.e. RGB)? The color space of the HDMI output is... Read More »

What is the Center of Gravity on the HERO3+ Camera?

  This applies to a camera with a battery, not in a Waterproof Housing.  Facing the camera the center of gravity is 30.02mm from the left edge, 6.96mm from the front plate.  

What is the HERO3+ Camera Wi-Fi Frequency?

  HERO3+ Black and Silver Edition cameras' built-in Wi-Fi frequency is 2.4 GHz, b/g.  

What is the Pixel Pitch in HERO3+ Cameras?

  The pixel pitch for HERO3+ cameras (both Black and Silver Editions is 1.55 microns.  

What is the Power Draw of HERO3+ Cameras While Charging?

  The battery charge current varies during the charging cycle from 1A to 60mA. The maximum current depends on the source. 1A from a wall charger. 500mA off a laptop USB 2.0 port.  

HERO3+ Camera Photo Dimensions

This article shows the available photo options in the HERO3+ Black and Silver Edition cameras and the corresponding photo size for each option. HERO3+ Black Edition 12 MP Wide: 4000 x 3000 pixels7 MP Wide: 3000 x 2250 pixels7 MP Medium: 3000 x 2250 pixels5 MP Medium: 2560 x 1920 pixels HERO3+ Silver Edition 10 MP Wide: 3680 x 2760 pixels7 MP Wide: 3072 x 2304 pixels5 MP Medium: 2624 x 1968 pixels

Using the GoPro App to Change Your Camera's Wi-Fi Name and Password

This article describes the process to update your camera's Wi-Fi Name and Password from your mobile device.  If you can't remember what your Wi-Fi credentials are you can use our website based flow to manually update your Wi-Fi Password:  GoPro Product Updates Page.  Once at this page, just click the Start Now button to begin.   With App v2.2 it is required to change the camera's Wi-Fi Name and Password the first time it is used.  You will be presented with a screen to do this the first time you use... Read More »

HERO3+ Camera Premium Accessory Compatibility

The Wi-Fi Remote, LCD Touch BacPac, and the new Battery BacPac are compatible with the HERO3+ cameras. You do not need a Wi-Fi BacPac if you have a HERO3+ camera since the HERO3+ camera has built-in Wi-Fi. You will need the Wi-Fi Remote or the GoPro App if you want to use the HERO3+ camera's built-in Wi-Fi though. The current 3D HERO System is NOT compatible with the HERO3+ camera. The original LCD BacPac or Battery BacPac, are NOT compatible with the new HERO3+ cameras.  

How to Pair Your HERO3+ Camera and Wi-Fi Remote

If you can't control your HERO3+ camera with your Wi-Fi Remote, try pairing the two devices.  In most cases, this corrects the issue.  If it doesn't, use the "Contact Us" form to contact a GoPro Tech Support Rep so we can help you out. Here’s how to pair your HERO3+ Camera and Wi-Fi Remote: To get started, make sure your camera and remote have a full charge and are powered OFF.   Part 1 - Get your HERO3+ camera ready for pairing mode 1. Power ON the HERO3+ camera. 2. Press... Read More »