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MTG
10-17-2012, 01:13 PM
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Maybe this is old news but I received an email this morning announcing it. Looks pretty sweet!

wayoflife
10-17-2012, 01:52 PM
nah, it's pretty new news. we've been wanting to get a 2nd hero2 for a while now but, glad that we waited.

FoxC
10-17-2012, 02:28 PM
great...I just bought a 2 last week.:rolleyes2:

MTG
10-17-2012, 02:33 PM
great...I just bought a 2 last week.:rolleyes2:

I have a wifi remote for you if you're interested. :)

MTG
10-17-2012, 02:36 PM
nah, it's pretty new news. we've been wanting to get a 2nd hero2 for a while now but, glad that we waited.

The integrated wifi looks nice but the flat lens case is interesting. I need to read the details but I'm thinking that will work underwater without as much distortion. I was going to buy a separate underwater case for my Hero2.

FoxC
10-17-2012, 03:19 PM
I have a wifi remote for you if you're interested. :)

Thanks, but I'll probably let my son take over the 2...and get me the 3:brows:

GCM 2
10-17-2012, 05:04 PM
Thanks for posting this up Mike, the GoPro was on the short list of purchases for Christmas. I think I will hold tight and wait for this newer model.

FLTHRTL
10-17-2012, 08:30 PM
definitely on my wishlist !

MTG
10-17-2012, 11:59 PM
The integrated wifi looks nice but the flat lens case is interesting. I need to read the details but I'm thinking that will work underwater without as much distortion. I was going to buy a separate underwater case for my Hero2.

Quoting myself here...:thinking:

Finally had a chance to check out the GP3 website:

"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."

piginajeep
10-18-2012, 12:28 AM
I want one just for the remote. Its really a pain in the ass to turn it on and off everytime I stop on a trail ride.

MTG
10-18-2012, 01:12 PM
I want one just for the remote. Its really a pain in the ass to turn it on and off everytime I stop on a trail ride.

Agreed. Or worse walking back to your jeep after having been out helping people on an obstacle (or even having lunch) and seeing that the red light is still on. :doh:

FYI you can buy just the remote for the gopro2 for around $80. I bought one on JKX but didn't have a computer to allow me to download the software update.

MTG
10-18-2012, 01:15 PM
Does anyone know if the phone App is working yet?

RodCyn
10-20-2012, 06:38 PM
Does anyone know if the phone App is working yet?

YES, the app for the iPhone/iPad was available as of 10-09-12, but the android app is still not available.

I picked up the HERO2 and Wifi at the Off Road show a couple of weeks back and used it in Death Valley last weekend. It was great using the wifi remote with my iPad as a controller/viewer, having the HERO2 mounted on my front bumper. I thought of getting another HERO2, but got the announcement of the new HERO3. :brows:

MTG
10-20-2012, 07:04 PM
YES, the app for the iPhone/iPad was available as of 10-09-12, but the android app is still not available.

I picked up the HERO2 and Wifi at the Off Road show a couple of weeks back and used it in Death Valley last weekend. It was great using the wifi remote with my iPad as a controller/viewer, having the HERO2 mounted on my front bumper. I thought of getting another HERO2, but got the announcement of the new HERO3. :brows:

Good to know. Thanks!!

JKAnimal
10-23-2012, 06:28 PM
I've got a HERO 1 I guess it's time for an upgrade! :yup:

OverlanderJK
10-23-2012, 06:34 PM
<img src="http://wayalife.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=5930"/>

Maybe this is old news but I received an email this morning announcing it. Looks pretty sweet!

There is a kickass video on YouTube. Ill post it up when I get home.

OverlanderJK
10-23-2012, 06:52 PM
Here is the video.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3PDXmYoF5U&feature=player_embedded

JKAnimal
10-23-2012, 07:38 PM
There is a kickass video on YouTube. Ill post it up when I get home.

I'm sold! That was badass!!

OverlanderJK
10-23-2012, 07:44 PM
Me too! Less money for my heep. lol

RockyJk
10-23-2012, 10:41 PM
I want one!

Munday
10-24-2012, 01:13 AM
I'm sold! That was badass!!
very cool , also glad that I procrastinated so long on getting a Hero 2... I will need one of these.

MTG
10-24-2012, 02:05 AM
That video was awesome!

OverlanderJK
10-24-2012, 02:53 AM
That video was awesome!

I'm glad I could spend money for you all. Lol

10frank9
10-24-2012, 09:28 AM
Awwwwwww man! Guess what daddy wants for Christmas!

Jersey_Devil
11-03-2012, 01:46 AM
I got the hero2 cuz I heard so much good stuff about it.... Didn't know a hero3 was coming out exactly 7days later! Wtf wish I woulda waited another week, o well I still love my hero 2

ltdanlj
11-03-2012, 03:33 AM
Here's a very cool video shot with the Hero3:

http://vimeo.com/52214380

Best part is the "tire tap"

MTG
11-12-2012, 10:01 PM
Just ordered mine! Shipping expected at the end of the month. :rock:

J-S
11-12-2012, 10:08 PM
Might be a late b-day gift to myself -from myself lol or a early Christmas gift :cool:

my_jk
11-23-2012, 09:02 PM
Looks awesome its about time I buy a new one broke my go pro internal lens the week after I bought it:doh:

MTG
12-01-2012, 11:28 PM
Oh yeah!


Just in time for snowboard season!


[quote]
Your Order (******* ) has shipped from GoPro's warehouse.

LoPo
12-02-2012, 12:41 AM
Oh yeah!


Just in time for snowboard season!


[quote]
Your Order (******* ) has shipped from GoPro's warehouse.

mines on my xmas list. :surprise:

MTG
12-02-2012, 02:34 AM
Took advantage of a $100 off deal at SEMA.

DEMNJK11
12-02-2012, 02:55 AM
Jw cause this is going to be a Xmas gift but does the iPhone app work as a remote or should I pay the extra $100 for the black edition?

CarsonCindy
12-02-2012, 03:00 AM
Oh yeah!


Just in time for snowboard season!




Your Order (******* ) has shipped from GoPro's warehouse.



Awesome! I really want one! :yup: Can't wait to see the footage you get with it. :thumb:

OverlanderJK
12-02-2012, 08:58 AM
Probably going to buy one tomorrow or Monday. Found an open box black edition for $75 off the price plus I have reward zone points from bestbuy so under $300. :)

MTG
12-04-2012, 03:13 PM
Look what showed up. Wife had told me not open any boxes due to the holidays so it sat here all day yesterday. LOL!



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OverlanderJK
12-04-2012, 03:31 PM
Have any videos yet? Haha


I new to go get one.

MTG
12-04-2012, 03:54 PM
Have any videos yet? Haha

I new to go get one.

I could have thrown on my helmet and got some sweet shots of me making eggs this morning.

Besides, this was disappointing to see...



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How is a product update required at this point? Talk about a rush to production.

wayoflife
12-04-2012, 04:48 PM
I could have thrown on my helmet and got some sweet shots of me making eggs this morning.

Besides, this was disappointing to see...



8427

How is a product update required at this point? Talk about a rush to production.

:cheesy: That's just too funny right there

FoxC
12-04-2012, 06:34 PM
[QUOTE=MTG;29667]I could have thrown on my helmet and got some sweet shots of me making eggs this morning.

I want to see a picture of this...:cheesy:

MTG
12-04-2012, 06:51 PM
So I go to perform said product update...

Warning: I need to download Java to my iMac.

Go to install Java.

Warning: You need to have iOS version 10.7 or later to install Java 7.

I go to install Java 6 (smart thinking on my part ;)). No can do.

So I update to Mountain Lion :clap2: $20 and 35 minutes later. :grayno:

Do a couple more updates along the way.

I finally get to the GoPro update page.

Step 1: Insert a blank SD card.

No problem. Grab one. Copy the files to computer. Delete files from card. Eject card from computer. Go to install in new GoPro3 Black Edition and....BAM!!

The new version takes micro SD cards not the one that I already have at least 10 laying around. A trip to Costco is in order for today.

Guess you'll just have to wait for the scrambled egg shots.

LoPo
12-04-2012, 07:48 PM
Guess you'll just have to wait for the scrambled egg shots.

As long as it's just cooking eggs and not you taking a deuce. :fingerscrossed:

JKBANDIT55
12-04-2012, 07:54 PM
I have the HDHero and the HDHero3 white edition. When looking at footage from both I can't really tell the difference, except the sound on the hero3 is better.

Here is a video shot all in the hero 3

http://youtu.be/JoRDHHGX3uQ

LoPo
12-04-2012, 08:00 PM
I have the HDHero and the HDHero3 white edition. When looking at footage from both I can't really tell the difference, except the sound on the hero3 is better.

Here is a video shot all in the hero 3

http://youtu.be/JoRDHHGX3uQ


The HD Hero and Hero3 White Ed use the same optics.


You can see a break down of the specs of the Hero3 here: http://gopro.com/hd-hero3-cameras

The Black Edition does 1080p @ 60 fps which is helpful if you want to slow mo 1080p video, not to mention the added benefits of the higher frame rate.

MTG
12-04-2012, 08:01 PM
I have the HDHero and the HDHero3 white edition. When looking at footage from both I can't really tell the difference, except the sound on the hero3 is better.

Here is a video shot all in the hero 3

http://youtu.be/JoRDHHGX3uQ

Nice video! :thumb: The music had me looking for drivers wearing polyester leisure suits. :cheesy:

redman333
12-04-2012, 09:02 PM
The HD Hero and Hero3 White Ed use the same optics.

You can see a break down of the specs of the Hero3 here: http://gopro.com/hd-hero3-cameras

The Black Edition does 1080p @ 60 fps which is helpful if you want to slow mo 1080p video, not to mention the added benefits of the higher frame rate.

The hero3 black can also do 120fps at 720p which is really nice for the extra slow mo shots.

MTG
01-15-2013, 04:15 AM
Update:

Finally had a chance to update the software and I must say it's awesome!

It makes so much sense to be able to control my camera from my phone. Plus it gives me a screen shot of what the camera is "seeing." There is a few seconds delay, which was annoying while sitting next to the camera, but on the trail it shouldn't matter. I am super stoked to try this on the trail. Hopefully, no more 30 minutes of me recording the parked jeep in front of me. :doh:

MTG
01-15-2013, 04:36 AM
Man Mike I want one so bad...gonna have to treat myself for a change! ;)

You should. Or better yet, get Brenda to buy it for you. ;)

I see you are going to KOH. I'll bring it with me for you to check out...if you don't buy one before then.

Sharkey
01-15-2013, 04:41 AM
Frank wants it for Thunder from Down Under in Vegas. :)

Sorry, couldn't resist. Hijack over.

10frank9
01-15-2013, 05:15 AM
Frank wants it for Thunder from Down Under in Vegas. :)

Sorry, couldn't resist. Hijack over.

Is that alright? Is it okay to film at those events? 😎😆

OverlanderJK
01-15-2013, 07:18 AM
You should. Or better yet, get Brenda to buy it for you. ;)

I see you are going to KOH. I'll bring it with me for you to check out...if you don't buy one before then.

Defiantly get one! I haven't used mine a ton yet and need to get the wifi remote (I have the Hero 2 outdoor edition) and its really cool!

htweelz
01-15-2013, 05:18 PM
I picked up a Hero3 Black edition and love it! I have the app on my iPod and you can control it and change settings. Going skiing this weekend and plan on using it and my old HeroHD. Should be a good time. Last night I made a pole for it from some PVC and then recorded our dog eating her food to try it out. LOL! She kept looking at it...like what the hell is that thing?

CarsonCindy
03-01-2013, 07:31 PM
Finally got a Hero3! Can't wait to have some fun with it :)

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MTG
03-01-2013, 07:43 PM
Finally got a Hero3! Can't wait to have some fun with it :)



Judging by the car in the background, I'm guessing/hoping you already did! :thinking: ;)

CarsonCindy
03-01-2013, 07:52 PM
Judging by the car in the background, I'm guessing/hoping you already did! :thinking: ;)


LOL! Yes I did, but only on the standard setting. Looking forward to experimenting a bit with it. :yup:

OverlanderJK
03-01-2013, 07:55 PM
LOL! Yes I did, but only on the standard setting. Looking forward to experimenting a bit with it. :yup:

Videos or it didnt happen. :cheesy:

Just kidding. I guess I will buy one of these now since I no longer have one.

JKBANDIT55
03-01-2013, 08:18 PM
I have 2 and they are awesome.GPH3 and a GPH Only thing is, when its cloudy outside or not enough light, it takes away some of the clarity of the video.


Here is a video I made shot with all go pro. Im still trying to figure out the settings as my new GPH3 is a littler shakier than the regular GPHERO. If any of you guys know how to fix this let me know!


http://youtu.be/JoRDHHGX3uQ

JAGS
11-26-2013, 11:27 PM
So bringing this back up. Looking to get some gear for my GoPro3S over the holidays and thought I'd ask all of that have been using these for some time.

1) What's your best/most used accessory?
2) Additional batteries??? Do you use GP or aftermarket?? Recommendations??

Skirmish
11-29-2013, 09:51 AM
I'm excited for the release of the Steadycam Curve. It's supposed to ship soon. Should smooth out my shots when I'm running along side a rig. The acc. I use the most are my tablet with the gopro app to run the camera Wi-Fi and a battery backpack to charge the spare battery.

I just bought a DJI Phantom quadcopter that I guess could be considered an accessory since it is designed to carry a gopro and that was the reason I bought it. Does really well but I need practice. This is the first flight video I shot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJLpWHxHQmI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

OJK12
11-29-2013, 01:37 PM
So bringing this back up. Looking to get some gear for my GoPro3S over the holidays and thought I'd ask all of that have been using these for some time.

1) What's your best/most used accessory?
2) Additional batteries??? Do you use GP or aftermarket?? Recommendations??

I love the LCD touch screen for checking out what I will be shooting and what I have shot so if I screwed up I can delete it and save precious SD card space!

cozdude
11-29-2013, 01:46 PM
So bringing this back up. Looking to get some gear for my GoPro3S over the holidays and thought I'd ask all of that have been using these for some time.

1) What's your best/most used accessory?
2) Additional batteries??? Do you use GP or aftermarket?? Recommendations??


i would say the extra battery is a must as well. i can run my go pro all day with the extra battery on the back. and for viewing what im shooting i use the go pro app on my phone (free). allows you to see where you aiming the camera and see what you are shooting.

the suction cup mount is awesome as well. it allows you to move the camera all over the place and not worry about having a fixed location like the sticky 3M tape mount.

JAGS
11-29-2013, 07:39 PM
I'm excited for the release of the Steadycam Curve. It's supposed to ship soon. Should smooth out my shots when I'm running along side a rig. The acc. I use the most are my tablet with the gopro app to run the camera Wi-Fi and a battery backpack to charge the spare battery.

I just bought a DJI Phantom quadcopter that I guess could be considered an accessory since it is designed to carry a gopro and that was the reason I bought it. Does really well but I need practice. This is the first flight video I shot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJLpWHxHQmI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Nice. Not to the level of these accessories just yet, but the quadcopter is something I've been eying as a toy for a while.

What spare batteries do you use? There are some aftermarket, but not sure if they are crap or not.


i would say the extra battery is a must as well. i can run my go pro all day with the extra battery on the back. and for viewing what im shooting i use the go pro app on my phone (free). allows you to see where you aiming the camera and see what you are shooting.

What make of extra battery do you use. An actual GP battery or aftermarket spares. Thanks.

cozdude
11-29-2013, 07:43 PM
What make of extra battery do you use. An actual GP battery or aftermarket spares. Thanks.

the GP one. comes with the battery, standard backdoor, skeleton backdoor, protective case when storing the batterie, and an extra USB cable.

MTG
11-29-2013, 07:53 PM
I'm excited for the release of the Steadycam Curve. It's supposed to ship soon. Should smooth out my shots when I'm running along side a rig. The acc. I use the most are my tablet with the gopro app to run the camera Wi-Fi and a battery backpack to charge the spare battery.

I just bought a DJI Phantom quadcopter that I guess could be considered an accessory since it is designed to carry a gopro and that was the reason I bought it. Does really well but I need practice. This is the first flight video I shot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJLpWHxHQmI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Awesome Keith! I'd love to get one of these. :yup:

Skirmish
11-29-2013, 09:29 PM
I run GP batteries as well. They aren't that expensive and I know what I'm getting.

The Phantom is pretty amazing cause it has like six differrent sensors to keep flight simple. It runs a digital compass, GPS, gyro and barometer just to stabilize and position hold. If you are out of control you just release the control sticks and it stops in place and hovers. They run just under $500 though so I get a little nervous flying over $800 in equipment up a half mile but it is worth it.