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Setting up the GOPRO HD HERO3 Black for Skydiving

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image The number one question I get now-a-days is, "Trunk, what mode should I set my Gopro 3 in for skydiving?" The purpose of this article is to shed some light on this question and help you figure out what is the best mode for your circumstances. I will also link some great articles for those who wish to learn more. Finally, the biggest issues with this camera will be combated and hopefully give you a better understanding of what to...

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Connecting a GOPRO 3 to aircraft radio

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image I was looking for this but could not find it online so here it is: If you want to connect a GOPRO HERO3 to an aircraft radio all you need to do is buy a GOPRO microphone adapter or a  GOPRO combo cable and jack the speaker out of your radio to the microphone-in on the aforesaid cable. For instance I created a cable for our VXA-150 by using a 3.5mm 4 conductor cable and a 3.5mm 3 conductor cable like below:  ...

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GOPRO HERO3 USB Charger Problem

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image I finally had enough with this bug tonight and wanted to know exactly what makes a GOPRO HERO3 lock up when charging with some USB chargers. The tell tale sign that this has happened to your camera is the dimly lit back LED and no response to any button presses. So I finally hooked it up to my scope and had a looksie using the below setup. Basically, all I'm doing is powering the GOPRO HERO 3 via my benchtop...

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How to fix GoPro Footage that Doesn't Play

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image My team and I typically mount GoPro's on objects we are sure will get destroyed after we throw them out of a plane. Be it poker tables, bathroom setups, cars, or pianos; the GoPro footage we get from these objects impacting the ground is worth the $300 cost of the camera. To us, GoPros are semi-disposable and even better, the footage normally is salvagable! (Photo: GoPro Screen Grab courtesy Joe Jennings) This is a guide on how I've been able...

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GoPro HERO3 Problem, Bugs and Known Issues List

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image GOPRO HERO3 Black Firmware revision 03.03.03 is now available as of 7/29/2013! The latest gopro HERO3 firmware is located here on their site. I recommend checking that you have the latest GOPRO HERO3 firmware by following these instructions. This is the list of the latest GOPRO HERO3 updates. The latest release is pretty damn sweet! I've used if for a few weeks without a single bad video or missed still session! NOTE: It appears gopro has moved to recommending LEXAR 600x class 10...

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