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Old Nov 12, 2012, 04:26 PM
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Picked up a Hero3 black edition today. My local BestBuy had 10+ in stock.

Also got the 3 year extended warranty. I'm sure it will come in handy with the GoPro being mounted on a quadrotor, skywalker and dirt bike.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 05:32 PM
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gopro hero3 4k

tried the 4k today. 1st clip is slowed to 70%, rest are real time. it was then rendered to 1080 30fps

gopro hero3 4k footage (0 min 44 sec)
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 05:39 PM
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Slowing 15fps down to 10.5fps makes it pretty choppy.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 05:56 PM
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I can confirm the pinout to be correct, but I too am unsure of the two additional pin functions (4,5).



The hero 3 composite cable works fine for me. It will provide, GND, video and mono audio. You can splice into it for making your own cable. See attached photo...
Do you think you could cut away at the connector and get at all the pins to solder wires? I have one comming by thurs.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 10:27 PM
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Do you think you could cut away at the connector and get at all the pins to solder wires? I have one comming by thurs.
Perhaps, but the solder points will be very small and it could be a difficult task. I would recommend not to disassemble that much of the cable. Order the previously mentioned breakout board instead if you want access to all connections.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 10:21 AM
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I just mounted it top of my quad to check it out.
GoPro 3 BLK 1080p 60fps (9 min 47 sec)
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 10:27 AM
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Can you see the image now with the GP3 Pinout ?



http://i.imgur.com/dwlGz.jpg?1
Where can i find one of those, I googled but no luck.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 11:10 AM
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Where can i find one of those, I googled but no luck.
Google "10 pin usb male pcb"
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 11:25 AM
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Got it thanks,
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 02:25 PM
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4k Cinema jpg frame

4k Cinema jpg frame capture. the detail in the original file is quite good. it did lock up the gp3 when i stopped recording, waited a minute or more as i thought it was writing

original file 2.8m jpg can be found here http://www.myyosemite.com/gopro-hero...nema-jpg-frame
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 03:28 PM
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Out of all the people that have a GPH3 on here, have any of you received yours by mail from GoPro? Or are they all from best buy?
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 03:42 PM
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I'm sure they're all from BestBuy. GoPro's site says est ship date is Nov 30.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Can't say for the USA, but the info I got from the official importer in my country is that they will supply retail stores first. No H3 Black editions for Web-only shops, at least not at the beginning.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 05:10 PM
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Received the GP3 black edition.

Plays back perfect in 720p at 60fps and 1080p at 30 fps.

Anything greater than this, such as 720p at 120fps, 1080p at 60fps give me playback issues. The video will actually play back smooth, but the audio/video is not syncing, actually the audio is correct speed, but the video is playing back slower.

I've tried play back on three computers, and the playstation 3, with same results.

GoPro tech said any files at and above 720p at 120fps and 1080p at 60fps, will have play back issues on a standard computer. He said i need at least 3.8ghz, 8gb ram, and intel I7, for 2.7k and 4k files.

I've tried windows media player, VLC, and quicktime (all updated to latest version). I've had the best luck with windows media player and the playstation 3.

Anybody else having similar issues? Is it my computer? Did i get a bad camera?

Thanks,
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 05:32 PM
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Folks really need to look through the thread after they get their new H3s.
There's a reference to Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
With the right settings, it'll play some of these higher fpv or higher res videos.

ian
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