GoPro(tm) HERO 3 High-Definition Cameras
Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:32 PM
Shoot high-definition video direct to memory card.
HERO3 include Wi-Fi built in. Wi-Fi remote control is optional.
Also, HERO3 housings are now designed with a flat lens for best underwater clarity. No need to buy a separate flat-lens housing as we had to do with the HERO 2 cameras.
Many companies are manufacturing some very interesting accessories for use with GoPro cameras.
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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:00 PM
Edited by TexasDiver, 09 November 2012 - 06:02 PM.
Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:14 PM
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:48 AM
The housing case pressure rating hasn't changed since the "original" Hero was introduced. I've never had any problem with a GoPro housing. Use anti-fog inserts. (Check out the controversial deep dive video I shot, taking the camera to its limit.)
Another cool gizmo and it's rated to 197' to boot!! I have to go play with one of these.
The wifi remote control makes setup a little easier, although it requires its own special USB charging cable (included).
I can't test the wifi video live view feature - firmware for the Black Edition is not expected until mid or late December.
The new case design includes a door latching mechanism with a spring loaded side lock to prevent the back from opening. Some divers found it disconcerting that water pressure at depth compressed the rubber seal around the door back, relieving pressure on the latch and causing it to become "loose" or to wiggle (but never to unlatch). Will not happen now.
The new smaller tighter case design together with the latch lock makes opening the housing more difficult because there is no longer any room to insert a finger under the latch to lift it up. More and considerable focused force is required to unlatch and I worry that the thin latch frame will crack or the hinge pin will bend. I tried to get a backup spare latch from GoPro but they refused, pointing me to the warranty (if it breaks we replace it) ... no comfort at sea on a liveaboard or in a foreign country.
No lens cap. Cable connector slots are now protected by a removable door (tiny, not attached to camera, watch it or you may lose it).
I haven't discovered anything about the H3 Black that will change how I use it in the water.
Edited by TexasDiver, 17 November 2012 - 09:51 AM.
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