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HERO3+ Silver Edition

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What are the Holes on the Side/Top of the HERO3+ Camera?

The holes on the side and top of the HERO3+ Black Edition and Silver Edition cameras are microphones.

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 frame 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 RGB in... 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 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

HERO3+ Silver Edition Power Cycles when Navigating Through LCD Touch Settings

In some rare cases the HERO3+ Silver Edition camera may power cycle if you are navigating very quickly between different modes on the LCD Touch BacPac. If this issue occurs, the solution is just to navigate a little slower through the camera modes.

HERO3+ Silver Edition - Camera May Not Reconnect to App When Coming Back in Wi-Fi Range

In some cases the HERO3+ Silver Edition camera may not always auto reconnect to App if you go out of range and then come back into range. If you run into this issue, please try the following steps: Forget the camera's wireless network via the mobile devices wireless settings. Re-add the camera's wireless network Try to reconnect to the App

HERO3+ Silver Edition does not Power Off After the SD Card is Full

In some cases the HERO3+ Silver Edition camera may not power off after the SD card reads FULL from filling up the card during recording. In the rare case that this happens to you, the solution is to remove and then reinsert the camera battery.