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GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

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$799.99
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$599.99 (You save $200.00)
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LD-261498089954
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Product Description

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Features video resolutions up to 4K, 12MP photos up to 30 frames per second, built-in Wi-Fi, SuperView and Auto Low Light modes. Waterproof to 131’/40m.

 

Smaller, lighter, mightier still.

Capture and share your life’s most meaningful experiences with the HERO3+ Black Edition. 20% smaller and lighter than its best-selling predecessor, it delivers improved image quality and powerful new features geared for versatility and convenience. SuperView is a new video mode that captures the world’s most immersive wide angle perspective, while Auto Low Light mode intelligently adjusts frame rate for stunning low-light performance. Combined with 30% longer battery life, 4x faster Wi-Fi, a sharper lens and compatibility with all GoPro mounts and accessories, the HERO3+ Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro yet.

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Smallest, lightest GoPro yet.

The HERO3+ Black Edition is 20% smaller and lighter than previous models and is compatible with all GoPro mounts and accessories—making it the most mountable, wearable and versatile GoPro ever.

Professional video quality.

Stunning video quality has made GoPro the world’s best-selling camera company, and the HERO3+ Black Edition continues this tradition. High-resolution, high-frame rate 1440p48, 1080p60, 960p100 and 720p120 video modes result in professional quality footage and allow for liquid-smooth slow motion playback. 4Kp15 and 2.7Kp30 enable ultra-high-resolution, cinema quality capture.

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Powerful photo capture.

The HERO3+ Black Edition captures gorgeous 12MP stills at up to 30 frames per second—perfect for fast-action sequences. Time Lapse mode enables automatic photo capture at 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 or 60 second intervals. Continuous Photo shoots full-resolution stills at a steady 3, 5 or 10 frames per second when holding down the shutter button.

Introducing SuperView.

GoPro is proud to introduce SuperView, a 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.

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New Auto Low Light mode.

Want your camera to automatically adjust for low-light situations? Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame rates based on lighting conditions for enhanced low-light performance.

Sharper images, less distortion.

Enjoy crisper, clearer footage with reduced distortion. The HERO3+ Black Edition boasts a 33% increase in image sharpness thanks to its sharper lens and 2x reduction in imaging artifacts.

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Improved audio.

Sound quality is as important as image quality. The HERO3+ Black Edition features upgraded audio performance, capturing even the most subtle of sounds—whether you’re recording voices, music or the roar of your engine on a spirited drive. Advanced wind-noise reduction technology keeps the audio clearer during high-speed activities.

30% longer battery life.

Featuring a 30% increase in battery life, you can go longer and capture more with the HERO3+ Black Edition.

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Control. View. Share.

The GoPro App makes it easy to control your camera, and lets you do more with your GoPro content than ever before. Get full remote control of all camera functions. See what your camera sees with live preview for easy shot-framing. View photos and play back videos, then share your favorites via email, text, Instagram, Facebook and more.

4x faster Wi-Fi.

Speedier Wi-Fi delivers 4x faster2 video preview and faster photo and video sharing with the GoPro App than ever before. Also enjoy enhanced connectivity to the included Wi-Fi Remote, which enables control of up to 50 cameras from distances of up to 600’/180m.

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Wireless camera updates.

Conveniently update your camera on the go using your smartphone or tablet3 and the GoPro App. You’ll get the newest features and best performance from your GoPro by keeping it up to date with the latest software.

 

Weight

 

Camera: 74g (2.6oz)

 

Camera with housing: 136g (4.8oz)

 

Video Modes:

Video Resolution

4K

4K 17:9

2.7K

2.7K 17:9

1440p

1080p

1080p SuperView

960p

720p

720p SuperView

WVGA

NTSC fps

15

12

30

24

48

30

24

60

48

30

24

60

48

30

24

100

60

48

120

60

100

60

48

240

PAL fps

12.5

12

25

24

48

25

24

50

48

25

24

50

48

25

24

100

50

48

100

50

 

100

50

48

240

Protune Mode

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes (except 48 fps)

Yes

Yes (except 48 fps)

No

Field of View (FOV)

Ultra Wide

Ultra Wide

Ultra Wide, Medium

Ultra Wide, Medium

Ultra Wide

  • Ultra Wide
  • Medium
  • Narrow

Ultra Wide

Ultra Wide

  • Ultra Wide
  • Medium
  • Narrow

 

Ultra Wide

Ultra Wide

Screen Resolution

3840x2160

4096x2160

2704x1524

2704x

1440

1920x1440

1920x

1080

1920x1080

1280x960

1280x

720

1280x720

848x

480

Aspect Ratio

16:9

17:9

16:9

17:9

4:3

16:9

16:9

4:3

16:9

16:9

16:9

Video Format

H.264 codec, .mp4 file format

 

Advanced Video Capture Settings

SuperView

Video mode that captures the world's most immersive wide angle perspective. Allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot, and provides full widescreen playback.

 

SuperView Settings

SuperView Mode

Video Resolution

1080 SuperView

1920 x 1080

720 SuperView

1280 x 720

Protune

Advanced video mode that yields stunning image quality and cinema-caliber video optimized for professional productions, giving content creators more flexibility and workflow efficiency.

  • Captures images with less compression, giving content creators higher quality for professional productions.
  • Protune enables manual control of White Balance, Color, ISO Limit, Sharpness and Exposure for advanced control and customization of your video footage.
  • Records video in cinema-quality 24 fps, allowing you to easily intercut GoPro content with other source media without the need to perform fps conversion.

Exposure

Exposure compensation affects the brightness of your video. Adjusting Exposure can improve image quality when shooting in environments with contrasting lighting conditions.

Exposure Settings

+2.0

+1.5

+1.0

+0.5

0 (Default)

-0.5

-1.0

-1.5

-2.0

White Balance:

White Balance adjusts the overall color tone of videos.

White Balance Setting

Recommended Lighting Conditions

3000K (Default)

Warm Light (incandescent or sunrise/sunset lighting)

5500K

Slightly cool light (cool fluorescent, average daylight)

6500K

Cool light (overcast conditions)

Cam RAW

Industry standardized optimized color

Spot Meter

Ideal for filming within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting (such as filming outdoors from within a car).

One Button

Upon powering on, the camera automatically begins recording video or capturing Time Lapse photos.

Auto Low Light

Automatically adjusts frame rates according to lighting conditions for enhanced low-light performance.

Color

Color allows you to adjust the color profile of your video footage. There are two Color options: GoPro Color (default) and Flat. GoPro Color delivers the same great color you get when Protune is turned OFF. Flat results in a neutral color profile that can be color-corrected to better match footage captured with other equipment, offering more flexibility in post-production.

Color Setting

Resulting Color Profile

GoPro Color (Default)

GoPro color-corrected profile

Flat

Flat, neutral color profile

High Frame Rate Settings

Bright Light

Medium Light

Low Light

960p 100 fps

960p 50 fps

960p 25 fps

720p 120 fps

720p 60 fps

720p 30 fps

720p 100 fps

720p 50 fps

720p 25 fps

720p SuperView 100 fps

720p SuperView 50 fps

720p SuperView 25 fps

ISO Limit

ISO Limit adjusts the camera’s sensitivity in low-light environments, and creates a balance between brightness and resulting image noise. A higher ISO Limit will result in brighter footage, but you may experience more noise. A lower ISO Limit will result in darker footage, but will deliver reduced noise.

ISO Limit Setting

Resulting Video Quality

6400 (Default)

Brighter video in low light, increased image noise

1600

Moderately bright video in low light, moderate image noise

400

Darker video in low light, reduced image noise

Sharpness

Sharpness controls the sharpness of your video footage. There are three Sharpness options: Low, Medium and High.

Sharpness Setting

Resulting Video Quality

High (Default)

Ultra-sharp video

Medium

Moderately sharp video

Low

Softer video that allows for more flexibility in post-production

Looping Video

Records a continuous video loop that overwrites itself until you press the shutter button to stop it. It's ideal for saving space on your memory card while waiting to catch a moment of action.

Medium to Low Frame Rate Settings

Bright Light

Low Light

1440p 48 fps

1440p 24 fps

1080p 60 fps

1080p 30 fps

1080p 50 fps

1080p 25 fps

1080p 48 fps

1080p 24 fps

1080p SuperView 60 fps

1080p SuperView 30 fps

1080p SuperView 50 fps

1080p SuperView 25 fps

1080p SuperView 48 fps

1080p SuperView 24 fps

960p 60 fps

960p 30 fps

960p 50 fps

960p 25 fps

960p 48 fps

960p 24 fps

720p 60 fps

720p 30 fps

720p 50 fps

720p 25 fps

720p SuperView 60 fps

720p SuperView 30 fps

720p SuperView 50 fps

720p SuperView 25 fps

720p SuperView 48 fps

720p SuperView 24 fps

 

Photo Modes

Still Photo

Resolution

Field of View (FOV)

Screen Resolution

12MP

Ultra Wide

4000 x 3000

7MP

Ultra Wide Medium

3000 x 2250

5MP

Medium

2560 x 1920

Time Lapse

0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals

Burst Photo

30 photos/1 second, 30 photos/2 seconds, 30 photos/3 seconds

10 photos/1 second, 10 photos/2 seconds

5 photos/1 second

3 photos/1 second

Continuous Photo (up to 30 seconds)

3 photos/1 second

5 photos/1 second

10 photos/1 second

Simultaneous Video and Photo

Photo Resolution

Photo Capture Interval

Video Resolution

Video fps

12MP

5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals

1440p

24

7MP

5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals

1080p

30

25

24

5MP

5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals

720p

60

50

Photo Modes Overview

Still Photo

Capture a single photo.

Continuous Photo

Hold down the shutter button to continuously capture a series of photos until shutter button is released.

Simultaneous Video and Photo

Record video and capture Time Lapse photos at the same time.

Burst Photo

Capture up to 30 photos per second - perfect for fast action photography.

Time Lapse

Automatically capture a series of photos at timed intervals. Ideal for capturing photos when the camera is out of reach.

Image Quality + Optics

  • 33% improved image sharpness compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Ultra-sharp 6-element aspherical glass lens
  • Fixed f/2.8 aperture
  • Ultra wide angle field of view
  • 30% longer battery life compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Rated at 1180mAH, 3.7V, 4366mWh

Battery + Charging

 

Battery Life

The chart below indicates the approximate continuous recording time (hr:min) you can expect when shooting in various video modes using a fully-charged battery.

 

With Wi-Fi Off

With Wi-Fi On + Using Wi-Fi Remote

With Wi-Fi On + Using GoPro App

With Wi-Fi Off + Using LCD Touch BacPac

Video Mode

Estimated Time

Estimated Time

Estimated Time

Estimated Time

4K 15fps

2:00

1:50

1:20

1:25

2.7K 30fps

1:40

1:35

1:10

1:15

1440 48fps

1:50

1:40

1:10

1:20

1080p 60fps

1:30

1:20

1:00

1:10

1080p 30fps

2:00

1:50

1:20

1:25

720p 120fps

1:55

1:45

1:15

1:20

Audio

  • Mono, 48kHz, AAC compression with AGC (automatic gain control)
  • Increased audio range by approx. 10dB compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Handles approx. 2x greater volume without distortion compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Supports 3.5mm stereo microphone via optional adapter (sold separately)

Ports

Mini USB

  • Charging
  • Connecting to a computer for playback/file transfer/charging
  • Supports 3.5mm stereo microphone via optional adapter (sold separately)
  • Supports playback to composite TV via optional cable (sold separately)

Micro HDMI

  • Supports playback to HDTV via optional cable (sold separately)

microSD

  • Memory Card

Storage

  • microSD Class 10 memory card required.
  • Up to 64GB capacity supported
  • Record times vary with resolutions and frame rates

Photo + Video Playback

  • HDTV: Micro HDMI to HDMI cable required (sold separately)
  • TV: Mini USB to composite cable required (sold separately)
  • LCD Touch BacPac (sold separately): Attach to your camera for preview and play back of videos and photos
  • GoPro App (free): Use your smartphone or tablet to preview and play back videos and photos
  • Computer: Connect via mini USB to USB cable (included), or copy files from the microSD card to your computer

Minimum system requirements for best playback on Mac and Windows PCs:

  • Mac OS X 10.5 and later / Microsoft Windows Vista, 7 and later
  • 2ND generation Intel Core-based processor or AMD equivalent (3RD generation Intel Core-i7 recommended)
  • 2GB RAM (4GB or greater recommended)
  • Graphics processor comparable to an Intel HD Graphics 3000, nVidia GeForce 600 Series, AMD Radeon HD6000 Series or better

What’s included:

  • HERO3+ Black Edition Camera
  • 131’/40m Waterproof Housing
  • Wi-Fi Remote
  • Wi-Fi Remote Charging Cable
  • Higher Capacity Li-ion Battery
  • Quick Release Buckle
  • Vertical Quick Release Buckle
  • 1 Curved + 1 Flat Adhesive Mount
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm
  • USB Cable

Note: A microSD card is not included with the camera. We recommend high-performance microSD cards to maximize your GoPro camera: Lexar 32GB, Lexar 64GB, Sandisk Extreme 32GB, and Sandisk Extreme 64GB.

 

For more details

Sales@Ldgadgets.com

 


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