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GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition Camera

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Product Highlights

  • Record Up to Full HD 1920 x 1080p Video
  • Capture Up to 11-Megapixel Still Images
  • 11-Megapixel Image Sensor
  • Wide Angle 6-Element Aspherical Lens
  • Rugged Housing Waterproof to 197' (60 m)
  • MicroSD Card Slot & Micro HDMI Output
  • Built-In Wi-Fi & GoPro App Ready
  • Compatible with Optional Wi-Fi Remote
  • Wearable & Mountable Camera Design
  • Basic Mounts & Hardware Included
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The GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition Camera is smaller and lighter than its predecessor. It's also Wi-Fi enabled. The HERO3 is designed for recording action sports and it comes with a rugged, waterproof housing that can go down to a depth of 197' (60 m). The camera captures up to Full HD 1920 x 1080p video at 30 fps, but it also captures 960p, 720p and 480p video as well. Plus, it supports NTSC and PAL, and it can record up to 120 fps. For still images, the HERO3 supports 5, 8 and 11-megapixel photos.

The HERO3 is compatible with the optional Wi-Fi Remote, LCD Touch BacPac and Battery BacPac (all sold separately). It comes with several mounts and mounting hardware for a variety of uses. The camera features an ultra-wide angle, 6-element aspherical lens, an 11-megapixel sensor and microSD card slot that accepts up to 64GB cards. There's a USB 2.0 port, a micro HDMI output and a port for optional accessories including the 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter and Composite A/V Adapter (both sold separately).

To ensure you get the best shot possible, the HERO3 is equipped with advanced camera settings including video looping, Protune, manual white balance and more. Plus, it supports 11-megapixel burst shooting at 10 fps and time-lapse recording at 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 or 60 second intervals. The HERO3 also features AAC compression with AGC enhanced audio performance, as well as a 1050 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

Wearable, mountable camera with ultra-wide angle aspherical, 6-element lens
Capture Full HD 1080p (30 fps), HD 960p (48 fps), HD 720p (60 fps) and WVGA 480p (120 fps) video
Immersive, wide angle capture of your favorite activities
Professional quality 5, 8 and 11-megapixel photo capture with 10 fps burst mode
Built-in Wi-Fi enables remote control via optional Wi-Fi Remote or live video preview and remote control on smartphones and tablets running the free GoPro App
The GoPro App lets you control your camera remotely, preview shots and play back content on your smartphone or tablet. Plus, it makes it easy to share your favorite photos and videos via email, text, Instagram, Facebook and more. The app also lets you browse and delete files on the camera's memory card or copy photos and videos to a GoPro album on your smartphone or tablet
Rugged housing is waterproof to 197' (60 m) and captures sharp images above and below water
Compatible with all GoPro mounts for attaching to gear, body, helmets, vehicles and more
Compatible with LCD Touch BacPac and second generation Battery BacPac
Backwards compatible with older generation BacPacs
Advanced camera settings include video looping, Protune, manual white balance controls and more
Port for optional accessories supports 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter and Composite A/V Adapter (sold separately)
Basic mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear and more
Supports microSD cards up to 64GB
Micro HDMI output
Enhanced audio performance supports AAC audio compression with AGC
Auto, Cam Raw 3000K, 5500K and 6500K white balance modes
Burst shooting modes include 3/1, 5/1, 10/1 and 10/2
Simultaneous record and charge capability
Four red recording LEDs and a one blue wireless-enabled LED indicator
UPC: 818279010015
Sensor 11 Megapixel
Lens Fixed Focus
Lens Elements 6
Recording Media microSD Up To 64 GB 
Recording Time microSD 64 GB
1920 x 1080 at 30p (15 Mbps): 9.6 hours
1280 x 720 at 60p (15 Mbps): 9.6 hours
1280 x 720 at 30p (15 Mbps): 9.6 hours
Video Format High Definition
1920 x 1080p / 30 fps (15 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 25 fps (15 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 24 fps (15 Mbps)
High Definition
1280 x 960p / 48 fps (15 Mbps)
1280 x 960p / 30 fps (15 Mbps)
1280 x 960p / 25 fps (15 Mbps)
High Definition
1280 x 720p / 60 fps (15 Mbps)
1280 x 720p / 50 fps (15 Mbps)
High Definition
1280 x 720p / 30 fps (15 Mbps)
1280 x 720p / 25 fps (15 Mbps)
Standard Definition
854 x 480p / 120 fps (15 Mbps)
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 11 Megapixel
JPEG: 8 Megapixel
JPEG: 5 Megapixel
Channels 1.0-Channel Mono
Audio Format AAC with AGC
Exposure Control
Interval Recording .5 sec
1 sec
2 sec
5 sec
10 sec
30 sec
60 sec
Waterproof Depth Rating 197.0' / 60.0 m (Waterproof Housing)
Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker No
Built-in Light/Flash Light - No
Flash - No
Wi-Fi Yes
Input/Output Connectors
Outputs 1x HDMI D (Micro)
1x USB 2.0
Microphone Input Yes
Headphone Jack No
System Requirements Windows
  • Vista

  • OS X 10.5 & later
  • USB 2.0 Interface
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 1050 mAh
Charging Method USB
Power Adapter 100-240 VAC, 50/60HZ
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.3 x 1.5 x 0.8" / 58.4 x 38.1 x 20.3 mm
Weight 2.6 oz / 74 g
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 4.5 x 4.1"
GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition Camera
  • 197' (60 m) Waterproof Housing
  • Assorted Mounting Hardware
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Quick Release Buckle
  • J-Hook Buckle
  • Curved Adhesive Mount
  • Flat Adhesive Mount
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm
  • USB Charging Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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