Monday, September 29

New GoPro HERO4

Most advanced GoPro Ever.
Introducing HERO4 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. Featuring improved image quality and a 2x more powerful processor with 2x faster video frame rates,1 HERO4 Black takes Emmy® Award-winning GoPro performance to a whole new level. Incredible high-resolution 4K30 and 2.7K50 video and high frame rate 1080p120 video enable stunning, immersive footage of you and your world. New Protune™ settings for both photos and video unlock manual control of Color, ISO Limit, Exposure and more. Waterproof to 131’ (40m) with 12MP photos at a blistering 30 frames per second and improved audio,1 HERO4 Black is the ultimate life-capture solution. 

2x the Performance.
With a 2x more powerful processor, 2x faster video frame rates and even better image quality than its best-selling predecessor, HERO4 Black delivers footage that’s sharper, richer and more detailed.1 Combined with powerful new features and technologies—and improvements to audio, usability, wireless connectivity and more—HERO4 Black is the most advanced, highest-performing GoPro ever.

4K30. 4x the resolution of 1080p.
4K30, 2.7K50, 1080p120—HERO4 Black is the first camera of its kind to feature ultra high-resolution, high frame rate video as powerful as this. Once the exclusive domain of large, costly cameras, HERO4 Black delivers truly professional video quality in a tiny package. Stunning clarity. Liquid-smooth slow-motion playback. Cinema-quality capture. HERO4 Black brings it all.

Fast, powerful photo Capture.
With 12MP Burst photos at a blistering 30 frames per second, HERO4 Black helps you capture the moments you don’t want to miss. Capture single photos, or choose Time Lapse mode to shoot photos automatically at set time intervals from 0.5 to 60 seconds—great for gear-mounted shots when the shutter button is out of reach.

New settings for after Dark.
Capture the night sky in a whole new way. New Night Photo and Night Lapse modes offer customizable exposure settings of up to 30 seconds for single and Time Lapse photos. Whether you’re shooting the Milky Way or a campfire hangout, Night Photo and Night Lapse allow you to you capture ultra low-light scenes like never before.

Control, view and Share with built-in Wi-Fi + Bluetooth.
HERO4 Black features built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, allowing you to connect to the GoPro App, Smart Remote2 and more. The GoPro App transforms your phone or tablet into a live video remote for your camera, offering full control of all functions and settings, easy shot preview and playback, plus sharing via text, email, Facebook and more. The Smart Remote allows you to control multiple GoPro cameras from distances of up to 600’ (180m).

HiLight Tag your Best moments.
HiLight Tag, a new HERO4 feature, enables you to mark key moments while recording so you can quickly locate your best clips later for convenient playback, editing or sharing using the GoPro App or GoPro Studio. Just press the dedicated button on the camera or Smart Remote,2 or use the GoPro App to tag your highlights.

World’s most Immersive video.
HERO4 Black features SuperView™, a GoPro-exclusive video mode that captures the world’s most immersive wide-angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot—resulting in captivating, ultra engaging footage of every adventure.

Auto Low Light Mode.
Let the camera do the thinking for you. Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame rates based on lighting conditions for optimal low-light performance, enabling you to move between bright and dark environments without having to adjust your camera settings.

QuikCapture Convenience.
Be ready to capture the moment at a moment’s notice with new QuikCapture mode. It turns your GoPro into a one-button camera, allowing you to power on and start recording automatically with the press of a single button. Press once to record video, press and hold for two seconds to capture Time Lapse photos. Never worry again about missing an epic shot.

Professional audio Performance.
Featuring a powerful new audio system, HERO4 Black captures clean, high fidelity sound. Its cutting-edge microphone delivers nearly 2x the dynamic range, while a best-in-class audio algorithm ensures your recordings sound smoother and more natural than ever.1 Plus, with its new, integrated ADC (analog-to-digital converter), HERO4 Black is compatible with a wider variety of professional low-sensitivity external mics3 for immersive stereo audio capture and enhanced performance, whether recording voices, an acoustic jam session or a live show.

Protune, Now for Photo + Video.
Protune unlocks the camera’s full potential, delivering minimally compressed, cinema-caliber video optimized for professional productions, and advanced manual controls for photos and video. Flex your creativity with customizable settings for Color, ISO Limit, White Balance, Sharpness and Exposure—and enjoy the greatest degree of manual control available in a GoPro camera.

Improved Camera Control.
HERO4 Black features a new dedicated button that allows you to quickly access and adjust camera settings. Simplified menus make navigating settings more intuitive than ever.1

Pro-quality capture. Touch-Display Convenience.
Capture your world in an all-new way with HERO4 Silver (ONLY) the first-ever GoPro to feature a built-in touch display. Controlling the camera, framing shots and playing back content is now ultra convenient—just view, tap and swipe the screen. HERO4 Silver captures 1080p60 and 720p120 video with lifelike clarity, plus 12MP photos at a staggering 30 frames per second. New experience-enhancing features include HiLight Tag, which lets you mark key moments for easy playback, editing and sharing, and QuikCapture, which allows you to power on the camera and start recording with the press of a single button. Waterproof to 131’ (40m), HERO4 Silver combines versatility and pro-quality capture with the convenience of a touch display.

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Monday, March 31

The Blackout Housing for GoPro HERO3 

Yes finally woot woot! The athletes & media team have been pushing for a more desecrate housing and I'm happy to say its now available :)

The Blackout Housing from GoPro keeps a low profile thanks to its matte black finish. It’s perfect for special ops filming with your GoPro, and capturing footage without drawing attention to the camera. The included LCD concealment stickers help eliminate light reflection from the housing’s LCD window. Waterproof to 131’/40m. Includes Standard and Skeleton Backdoors.Non-reflective, matte black finish ensures low visibilityPerfect for special ops filming or capturing footage without drawing attention to the cameraIncludes LCD concealment stickers to eliminate light reflection from the LCD windowWaterproof to 131’/40m

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Thursday, February 6

Tip from a PRO: Connect GoPro HERO3 Camera and Wi-Fi Remote

Connect GoPro 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.  
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 A - Get your HERO3 camera ready for pairing mode

1 - Power ON the HERO3 camera.
2 - Press the Wi-Fi button on the left side of the camera with the lens facing you. This turns on Wifi. You’ll see a blue LED blink every couple of seconds to show that you camera’s Wi-Fi is turned on.
3 - Now the blue LED is blinking, press the Wi-Fi button one more time to show the Wi-Fi menu on the camera’s front LCD screen. Now that you’re in the Wi-Fi menu, you need to select some settings. To navigate the menu, use the camera’s front (Power) button to highlight menu options. Use the camera’s top (Shutter) button to make selections.
4 - In the Wi-Fi menu, press the camera’s front button until “Wi-Fi RC” is highlighted.
5 - Now that it’s highlighted, you want to select it. Press the camera’s top button to select “Wi-Fi RC”.
6 - On the next screen you’ll have some options. One of them is “New”. Press the front button until “New” is highlighted.
7 - Now set your camera aside and pick up the remote.

Part B - Remote pairing steps

1 - With the remote powered OFF, press and hold the red Shutter button on the remote.
2 - While continuing to hold the red button, press the white Power button once briefly. The remote will power on and show two arrows moving towards each other. You can let go of the red button at this time. Now the remote is in pairing mode.
3 -  Put down your remote and pick up the camera again.

Part C - Finish pairing the WiFi Remote and HERO3 camera

1 - "New" should still be highlighted on the camera.  Press the top Shutter button on your camera to select "New".
2 - If you see “Detach current remote?” Highlight and select “Yes”. After that, you should see two arrows moving towards each other on the camera’s screen. This means that the camera is in pairing mode. Note – the camera is in pairing mode only when its screen shows the two arrows moving towards each other.
3 - At this point, the camera and remote should both show arrows moving towards each other.  After one minute or less, the camera and remote should each show a checkbox on their screens.
4 - If the Remote asks you to pair another camera, press the white button to highlight "No", then press the red button to select it or if needed set up to 50 HERO3 cameras.
5 - If the remote shows a radiating Wi-Fi signal after the camera shows a checkbox, press the red button on the remote. This should make the Remote’s LCD screen mirror the camera’s front LCD screen, indicating that pairing was successful.

TroubleshootingIf the remote and camera are not able to connect, try these steps:

  1. Redo the software update on the camera and rename the Wi-Fi network and password.
  2. Try to pair the remote to the camera as a 'new' remote (i.e. select "Wi-Fi RC > New" in the camera's Wi-Fi menu).
  3. If pairing doesn't work, try to connect to the camera's Wi-Fi network with a phone/tablet. You'll need to switch the camera to "GoPro App" mode or "Phone/Tablet" mode in the camera's Wi-Fi menu first.

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