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GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition camcorder

 
Price range:
$33.91 - $399.99
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from GoPro with an MicroSD memory-card slot, no optical zoom, and no image stabilizer.
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About - GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

The GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition is a 12-megapixel camcorder with no optical zoom. It lacks an LCD. The camcorder has a maximum aperture of f/2.8. The camcorder allows manual white balance.

The GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition stores video and photos on MicroSD, MicroSDHC and MicroSDXC memory cards and has no internal storage. It captures full HD video as H.264 files at a resolution of 1920x1080 at 60p frames per second and 12-megapixel resolution stills as JPG files.

The GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition measures 2.4 inches wide by 1.6 inches high by 1.2 inches in length, and weighs 0.2 pounds. With its included enclosure it measures 2.8 inches wide by 2.8 inches high by 1.5 inches in length, and weighs 0.3 pounds.

About This Brand

GoPro offers a range of sports-oriented high definition waterproof and shockproof HD Hero video cameras. Available accessories allow mounting to various flat or curved surfaces, bicycle helmets, surfboards, etc.  Additional accessories include a 3D kit and a Wi-Fi backpack.

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Features & Specs - GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition
info Weight (lbs.) 0.2
info LCD size (in.) 0
info Auto focus No
info Built-in light No
info Largeness Compact
info HDMI output Yes
info Microphone input No
info Headphone out No
info Remote control Yes
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User Reviews - GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition
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1.0
Very bad design and experiences..
3/10/2015
Pros
Water tight
Cons
1st Purple Haze In Videos
bad reliability
Battery drain
Battery life
Bluetooth Connection Issu
Not easy to program
Purple Haze In Videos
wifi connection issues
Best Uses
Comment:
I purchased a GoPro Hero 3+ Black which had issues right out of the box. The battery was dead right out of the box. I figure no big deal and spent two days trying to get to charge one of two batteries. I finally figured out the only way to charge a battery was to remove the battery then plug the camera in then plug the battery back in while holding the power on button. Then I found out even the unit off, it would drain the battery dead in three hours. It did the same thing with the spare battery. To keep the battery charged I had to remove the battery. I then spent several days trying to program the thing which has 75+ functions divided up between three buttons. I finally gave up and downloaded the GoPro app to my Android then tried wifi connecting to it. That turned out to be another major issue. I had to spend several days google searching for a solution. I found it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwJcXChthsU& . After I got it connecting to my Android, everything was a breeze to program. So I started using it even though the battery drain was bad, I figure I check it out then call GoPro to see what can be done. Three months later the videos started developing a purple haze. I called GoPro, while talking to the rep on the phone I sent a youtube link that showed the purple haze. They sent me a replacement. This time everything worked right out of the box. I did not even have an issue connecting wifi to my Android. !HOWEVER! after four months the replacement GoPro wifi started to act up. I have tried everything to get the camera wifi to work and nothing is showing on my Android. Yet I can see several wifi routers in my neighborhood on my Android. The only positive thing I can say about it, its water tight. But the reliability is very bad.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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