If you notice that your HERO3+ camera is recording for significantly shorter than expected durations, this article should help you out. You should be able to record in 1080p 30fps for about 2 hours for HERO3+ Black Edition or 3 hours for the HERO3+ Silver Edition, until the batter runs out. This may be shorter if you have Wi-Fi enabled or are using certain bacpac accessories. If you are not getting this kind of record times, try the following steps: Make sure you’re using a known-good SD card. Check out our...
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In some cases you may experience the HERO3+ Black Edition shut down without seeing the temperature icon when the camera is hot. It will show the temperature icon the first time the camera shuts down due to heat, but if you try to power on the camera while it is still too hot it may shut down without any temperature warning. If you run into this, let the camera cool down completely before using it again.
Yes, HERO3+ cameras are compatible with all existing HERO3 accessories, mounts, and harnesses.
This article details the Low Resolution Video (LRV) files and their respective full-resolution sizes. The testing that generated this data was done with 1 minute video recordings using similar outside lighting conditions for accuracy. Note: All FOV's were not listed because file size differences are negligible and pixel dimensions remain constant for all FOV's. HERO3+ Black Edition HERO3+ Silver Edition
When using a HERO3+ camera with a Battery BacPac or LCD Touch BacPac you have a couple of options: If you have the Dive Housing that came with HERO3, you can use the existing BacPac Backdoor that came with your BacPac accessory. If you have the Standard Housing that came with your HERO3+ camera, you can purchase the BacPac™ Backdoor Kit (for Standard Housing). If you had a BacPac Backdoor from a previous camera version, you will notice that the BacPac Backdoor does not fit onto the HERO3+ Standard Housing, so the BacPac™ Backdoor...
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Two new GoPro camera models are now available: HERO3+ Black Edition and HERO3+ Silver Edition! Check out this new introductory video which was shot 100% with the HERO3+ camera. For more information about these two cameras, check out the product pages here: HERO3+ Black Edition HERO3+ Silver Edition
You may wonder why the GoPro cameras use Wi-Fi rather than Bluetooth to communicate with the Remote and GoPro App. Wi-Fi has several advantages over Bluetooth and Bluetooth LE* including: Higher Bandwidth Better Range Lower Latency Higher Bit-Rate Better Security *Bluetooth LE has the same functionality as Bluetooth however it has lower energy consumption.
If you are interested in viewing any of our GoPro tutorial videos, you can check them out in the our GoPro Tutorial Playlist below. We have several kind of videos to check out.
SuperView is a new feature introduced with HERO3+ Black Edition which allows you to capture an immersive wide angle perspective. What this mode does is it takes a 4:3 aspect ratio and dynamically stretches it to a 16:9 aspect ratio. This can be a great choice because it uses the height of the camera's sensor that you get with 4:3 meaning that you will see more of the sky and ground assuming you are pointed at the horizon. What does dynamic stretching mean? The way it works is that the camera...
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In order for your microSD card to be seen on your computer you will need a microSD adapter. These adapters can code in two varieties: microSD to SD card Adapter microSD USB card Reader Here is an image showing what both variety of adapters look like: