Originally Posted by crazyj
Here's a photo of another issue with my GoPro hero 3 Black... The camera runs hot! A few minutes after this photo was taken, the camera reached 145 degrees F - almost too hot to touch. Also note the camera was not even recording, but just sitting at the menu screen. This type of heat can't be normal, and it surely drained the camera battery like crazy. The battery only lasted about 20 minutes on a full charge.
Definitely something wrong with yours. I turned mine on and left it on the desk for about 15 min. Still room temperature.