GoPro HD Hero
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GoPro HD Hero
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- 85AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE4 ReviewsCNET70GoPro Motorsports HD HeroThe GoPro HD Hero captures crisp HD video and offers users a great deal of flexibility of resolution and mounting options. However, some users may find it to be too complex for its two-button interface and tiny screen.Pocket-Lint90GoPro HD Hero reviewIn terms of flexibilty, the HD Hero is a piece of genius design. It's tiny enough to take all over the world, and cheap enough for you to be more bothered about losing the footage than the camera, if you drop it into the ocean.Steve's Digicams90GoPro HD Helmet Hero ReviewThe GoPro HD HERO is where it's at if you're into any kind of "extreme" sport and you want to record high-quality HD video. With the included housing and mounting options, the HERO offers outstanding bang for your buck.About90Review: GoPro HD Hero cameraThe GoPro HD Hero is very attractive. It shoots terrific video while not being overly expensive. Sound quality is good, and the rugged case and multiple mounting options mean that it can document all your action-filled adventures while it handles just about anything you can throw at it.
- 83AVERAGE USER SCORE6 ReviewsEngadget Reader80September 4, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Well if you dont wanna carry a camera around but still want to get action shots and well gopros a gopro haha youll know what i mean once you buy one :)Engadget Reader90December 29, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80November 26, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Go pro makes an amazing product. I use it all the time for skiing and track days in my car. I even have the 3d accessories and extra batteries. I would buy Go pro HD over any of its competitors.Engadget Reader80November 11, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80July 30, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The camera works as advertised, and the video is quite good. It also does time-lapse. Well, not exactly. It takes a series of stills at a set time interval. You have to upload the series of stills to your computer and create the movie yourself. This is easy, if you know how, and impossible if you do not.The only serious problem I have had involves heat. The camera puts out quite a bit of heat. If it is in the housing, the heat can't escape. If the camera overheats, it stops recording, and if it stops recording, the last file may be corrupted.The recording and output parameters are set by pressing the front and top buttons. You have to slowly and firmly press the front button. Push too quickly, and it does not move to the next parameter. This can be a little frustrating. Features I hope will be added:Software in the camera that creates a movie from a series of time-lapse stills.With the housing on, forget about recording sound. Even the skeleton housing, which is partially open, muffles the sound. There are numerous waterproof point-and-shoot cameras on the market that have waterproof mics, so I know it can be done. I hope GoPro figures out a way to have good sound recording while using the housing.Using the camera buttons, you can delete all files, or the last saved one. You can't delete selected files. With just the basic camera, selecting individual files would be difficult, but GoPro should make it possible when using the LCD attachment.Currently, there is no way to know how much room is left on the SD card in the camera. If this information can't be squeezed onto the front screen, it should at least be available when using the LCD attachment.The housing latch seems fragile and the most likely part to break. Search for "How not to break your Case Clip" on the GoPro user forum for a video on how to close the housing while minimizing the chances of breaking the latch. Maybe GoPro should include an extra latch with each housing. I have checked with GoPro and they bhave advised me that they do not sell the latch separately. If your latch breaks, you can make a warranty claim. If you are out of warranty, you apparently have to buy an entire new housing.The LCD and extra battery attachment each require a separate back door. It would be nice if the same back door could be used for both. This would cut down on expense and bulk.Engadget Reader90June 30, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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