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GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras

Two times more powerful than the GoPro Hero2. Adventure-capturing, wide-angle camera takes clear, 1080p HD video at a whizzing 60 frames per second. it can also take 12MP photos in 30-frames-per-second bursts - that is 20 frames-per-second and 1MP more than the Hero2. Small and light in a wearable, mountable design. Integrated Wi-Fi enables remote control, live-video previews and playback on smartphones and tablets. Stereo microphones and professional low-light performance. Rugged housing is waterproof to 197 feet. Integrated 1050 mAH lithium-ion battery runs unit up to two hours when fully charged. Compatible with GoPro mounts and LCD Touch BacPac™ (not included). Includes: camera, wireless remote control, one rechargeable battery, one charging cable, one curved adhesive mount, one flat adhesive mount, one three-way pivot arm, one quick-release mount and mounting hardware.
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comes with the waterproof case? recording in 4K?

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The GoPro HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item number IK-460814 does not come with the waterproof case. It maybe purchased as an accessory. The 4k will give NTSC 15 fps.
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Are the accessories to mount to a helmet included?

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The GoPro HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item number IK-460814, carry the helmet mount sold as an accessory not included in the original packaging.
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Is this the Hero3 or the Hero 3+?

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The GoPro HERO3: Black Edition Camera, item number IK-460814, is the Pro Hero3 not the GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Adventure Edition Camera item number IK-461508.
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What is the maximum field of view and does this product have a zoom?

I am looking for a product that I can take into the field and record my hunts and use for scouting.

Thanks.
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What is the model # for this unit?

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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Camera, item # IK-460814, is part number CHDHX-301.
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does the 12v charger allow you to operate the cam when plugged in?

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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item number IK-460814, can be used while charging without damaging the battery or camera.
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Yes, and you will need to with the lousy battery life.
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how long does the larger battery last?

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One hour
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Is the wireless remote water proof?

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The remote for the GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, Item # IK-460814, is waterproof to 10 feet.
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Can the unit run off a power source like a USB 12volt adapter

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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item # IK-460814, does not list a power source other than the Integrated 1050 mAH lithium-ion battery.
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2 questions: 1) Can it be mounted to a bow? 2) Can it be mounted to a regular baseball cap?

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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, Item: IK-460814, has accessories to mount to a bow or gun and mounting accessories to fit nearly all applications.
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I would use the available head strap. I had very good results using the chest harness mount for many activities, including biking, snorkeling, and jet ski.
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How long?

How long can you record a single video sequence on the highest quality settings with sound?
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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item – 460814, the time frame a video will record can vary depending on certain setting the camera may be set to, but for example on a 32GB SD card on HD mode 1080p the camera can record up to approximately 4 hours of video.
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Dose the GoPro Black work well for regular family video?

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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item # IK-460814, is designed to take action videos, however, the quality is such that it could be used for any video recording use, including taking regular family videos.
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What is the distance the wifi remote will control the camera?

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The WiFi remote distance for the GoPro® HERO3 Black Edition Cameras, IK-460814, is 600 feet/180 meters in optimal conditions.
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Using the Wi-Fi remote Are you able to control the camera when the control is with you on the boat and the camera is suspended underwater?

If you can control the camera underwater, how deep can it be and still be controlled by the remote?.
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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yes the remote will work, we have on black on a short 4' stick and it works.
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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item – 460814. The remote will not be able to control the camera under water as the Wi-Fi will lose signal after going into the water.
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what kind of lens does this have...glass or plastic

its been my experience that plastic can get cloudy with age..how long will this lens stay clear if it is plastic
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asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, Item # IK-460814, use an ultra wide angle, 6-element, aspherical glass lens.
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Can the GoPro Hero 3 be mounted on the barrel of a shotgun

Can the GoPro be mounted on the barrel of a shotgun? Do they make a mount that will attach to the barrel? can you see Pheasants, grouse, Ducks ect that are 50 yds out??
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I'm not 100% sure if its a GoPro made mount or not, but I have seen several hunting shows with them mounted on a gun. Also one of the videos on the page where you'd purchase it shows a guy hunting with one mounted to his gun!
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answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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what are the differences between black and silver series

Is it only the acceries, or the camera as well?
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The GoPro HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, Item: IK-460814, will do video with the following specs. 4000p 15 fps / 2700p 30 fps / 1080p 60 fps / 720p 120 fps / 1440p 48 fps and pictures in 12 MP in up to 30 fps bursts. The Silver edition can only do 1080p 30 fps / 960p 48 fps / 720p 60 fps and pictures in 11MP in up to 10 fps bursts. For additional differences please view the link below.

http://gopro.com/hd-hero3-cameras
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I believe it is simply the wireless remote. The cameras are the same. Black comes with the wireless remote.
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GoPro Hero3

What all is included in the purchase of this item.
There are three components pictured. ??
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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item # IK-460814, includes the camera, wireless remote control, one rechargeable battery, one charging cable, one curved adhesive mount, one flat adhesive mount, one three-way pivot arm, one quick-release mount and mounting hardware.
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It comes with the camera, the remote, the waterproof case and the non-waterproof back that can be switched out.

It comes with the USB cable for linking to your computer and charging.

It comes with a mounting plate for a round surface such as a helmet and one for a flat surface.

You download the software from the GoPro website.
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can you plug into cigarette lighter to charge

This is a YES or NO question , please answer it this way !!!
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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item # IK-460814, can be recharged with a Go Pro Auto Charger. (YES)
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Yes, you can charge it using a cigarette lighter adapter. It does not come with one. You will have to buy it seperately.
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can it be charged with cigarette lighter

does it come with adapter to plug into cigarette lighter to charge battery
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The GoPro® HERO3: Black Edition Cameras, item # IK-460814, do not come with a 12 volt charger adapter cable.
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