cameras are used by more action sport athletes, race teams and core enthusiasts than any other camera in the world. With every new model, GoPro
's innovation has surpassed their previous models technology making them more powerful, smaller, lighter, and overall so much better. The GoPro
HERO3 Black Edition Camera is the most advance GoPro
yet, it's 30% smaller, 25% lighter, 2x more powerful than previous models and has built-in Wi-Fi. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197' (60m), and capable of capturing ultra-wide 1440p 48 fps, 1080p 60fps and 720p 60 fps video and 12MP photos at a rate of 30 photos per second, the GoPro
HERO3: Black Edition is the world's most versatile camera... Imagine endless possibilities everywhere you go.
HERO3: Black Edition Camera
197' / 60 m Waterproof Housing
Wi-Fi Remote + Key Ring
Remote Charging Cable
Rechareable Li-ion Battery
1 Curved Adhesive Mount
1 Flat Adhesive Mount
Assorted Mounts and Hardware
USB Charging Cable
Ultra sharp ƒ/2.8 6-element aspherical glass lens
Ultra wide angle / reduced distortion
2X Better low-light performance compared to HD HERO2 and HERO3 White and Silver Edition Cameras
2X Faster Video Performance - The HERO3: Black Edition captures professional, cinema-quality video at 2X the resolution and 2X the frame-rate of previous models while delivering 2X better low light performance. Slow-motion aficionados and industry professionals will love the HERO3: Black Edition's 1080p-60, 720p-120, WVGA-240, 960p-100 and 1440p-48 video modes while those desiring a cinematic look will appreciate the ultra-high resolution 2.7KP-30 fps and 4KP-15 fps (Protune only) video modes.
Video Format - H.264 codec, .mp4 file format
White Balance - Auto and manual
3X Faster Photo Performance - The HERO3: Black Edition's photo performance is 3X improved, now boasting 12MP burst capture at a staggering 30 frames per second with 2X better low light performance compared to previous models. Still Photo and Time-lapse Photo modes remain the same but are now joined by a new Continuous Photo mode that captures continuous 12MP stills at a steady 3, 5, or 10 photo-per-second rate, up to 30 photos at a time.
Time-lapse: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals
Simultaneous Photo + Video - 12MP + 1440p24 fps, 8MP + 1080p30 fps 8, 8MP + 720p60 fps
Redesigned Audio System - Understanding that sound quality is as important as image quality, GoPro engineers completely redesigned the HERO3 to be as adept at capturing the subtle, natural sounds of voice and music as it is at capturing the immersive sounds of sport. Also improved is GoPro's already famous wind-noise reduction, ensuring that you'll hear more of your passion, be it your engine or expletives, and less of the wind during high speed activities.
Mono, 48kHz, AAC compression with AGC
Supports optional 3.5 mm stereo mic adapter (sold separately)
Memory - Up to 64 GB capacity supported
Record times will vary with resolutions and frame rates
Power and Battery
1050mAh rechargable lithium-ion battery
Charge via USB
Built-in Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi Remote Included) - The HERO3 Black Edition features built-in Wi-Fi and includes GoPro's Wi-Fi Remote accessory. The Wi-Fi Remote is waterproof, wearable and can control up to 50 Wi-Fi-enabled GoPros at a time from a range of 600'. The HERO3's built in Wi-Fi means it can also be controlled by iOS smartphones and tablets running the GoPro App*. The GoPro App enables full camera control and live scene preview on any compatible iOS smartphone or tablet. * A software update for your HERO3 camera is required before using the GoPro app.
Smaller, Lighter ...Better - Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces, the HERO3: Black Edition is 25% lighter and 30% smaller than previous models.
The HERO3: Black Edition is compatible with all GoPro mounting accessories and older generation BacPacs™ along with the newer generation LCD Touch BacPac and 2nd generation Battery BacPac. However, as all HERO3 cameras have a new size and shape and are not compatible with HERO2 housings.
Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and later
Mac OS® X 10.5 and later
Improved Sharpness, Less Distortion - The HERO3's reduced-distortion, 6-element aspherical lens combines with user-selectable Ultra-wide, Medium and Narrow field-of-views to deliver more perspective-capture options than ever before. Add the totally updated flat-lens waterproof housing that delivers stunning image sharpness both above and below water and you've got one of the most powerful and durable image capture solutions on the planet.
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