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HERO3+ Silver Edition


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Compatible HDMI Recorders

Question Which broadcasting products have been proven to work with the HERO3+ Black Edition? Where does it apply? HERO3+ Black Edition Various HDMI Recorders Answer Here are the following devices we have seen will work with the HERO3+ cameras: Blackmagic Shuttle Thunderbolt Blackmagic Ultra Studio Mini Recorder  Atomos Ninja 2 HDMI recorder Atomos Ninja Blade HDMI recorder

How to Reset the Camera to Default Settings

This article describes the process to reset the camera to it's defaults.

Drop Frame Timecode Information

Question Do the HERO3+ cameras support timecode dropdown? Where does it apply? Monitors/recording devices that support timecode dropdown HERO3+ cameras Answer The HERO3+ cameras support true 24p output, and cannot support time code dropdown to 23.59, so monitors/devices that support 23.59 will not be compatible. However, 30fps and 60fps will support the timecode drop down of 29.97 and 59.94.

HERO3+ Camera Will Not Power On

What's the issue? The camera does not power on Where does it apply? HERO3+ cameras How to fix it  If your camera is not powering on, there could be a fault with the camera, battery, SD card, or there could be a loose connection somewhere.  We have some tips for you to try that should clear up the issue for you. Remove any BacPac accessories, the battery, and SD card from the camera.  Reinsert the battery only.  Press the power button.  If the camera powers on, your camera was frozen and... Read More »

What is the Difference Between the Standard Housing and the Dive Housing

Question? What is the difference between the Dive Housing and Standard Housing? Where does it apply? HERO3 HERO3+ Answer? The Standard Housing is the slim housing that comes with the HERO3+ and is waterproof down to 40m.  The Dive Housing is Dive Housing is designed for deep sea diving and extreme activities.  It is waterproof to 60m.     

SD Card Reformat on a Mac Computer

This article describes the process to reformat an SD card in a Mac computer.

SD Card Reformat on a Windows Computer

This article describes how to reformat your SD card in Windows.

External Microphone Recommendations

This article provides a list of some external mics that are supported.

How to Update Camera Software Wirelessly With the GoPro App

If you have updated your GoPro App to version 2.3 or greater, you now have the option to update your HERO3 + Black Edition or HERO3+ Silver Edition camera wirelessly directly from the GoPro App.  There are 5 requirements in order to update GoPro camera software wirelessly, they are: You can only update a HERO3+ Black Edition or HERO3+ Silver Edition camera wirelessly. Earlier camera models cannot be updated in this way. You must be using a compatible mobile device. You must have an active connection to the internet. The GoPro App defaults... Read More »