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Remove a Broken TV Cable Pin in a Gopro (2.5mm Plug Extraction)

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image I was recently asked to fix a GOPRO HERO2 whose TV pin was broken inside the 2.5mm jack. This is what finally worked for me. It's based off of a similar very long winded video for a 3.5mm headphone jack. Since I like getting to the point, here it is: Find a sturdy shaft that fits inside the 2.5mm jack and can be modified. I chose a wooden Q-tip. A mixing straw or part of a Bic pen may work,...

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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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How to actually "fix" a BMW or Mini Cooper BCM BC1 unit

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

How to fix your Mini Cooper's BCM module by swapping the car's data chip to a good working unit.

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