Question

What are the Recommended External Microphones for GoPro Cameras?

Where does it apply?

  • HERO4
  • HERO3+
  • HERO3

Answer

This list is not 100% comprehensive, other mics may work, but these mics are supported:

Supported by all cameras:

  • All Rode VideoMic models
  • Sennheiser MKE 400
  • Countryman Lapel (MEMWF05BD2-R)
  • Sound Professionals SP-TFB-2
  • Opteka VM-100 Video Condenser Shotgun Microphone
  • Sony ECMCS3 Clip style Omnidirectional Stereo Microphone
  • Generally, any Lavalier microphone is supported


Hero 4 Black Edition only:

  • Shure SM57
  • Sennheiser MD421
  • Shure SM58
  • Shure SM7B
  • Electrovoice Re20