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GoPro HERO3 Silver Edition

The HERO3: Silver Edition boasts the same high performance specs as the famous HD HERO2 camera it replaces, yet it has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter.

The HERO3: Silver Edition is wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197' (60m), and is capable of capturing ultra-wide 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60 fps video plus 11MP photos at a rate of 10 photos per second.

Product #: CHDHN-301

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Product Description

Smaller, lighter and 2X more powerful, again.

The HERO3: Silver Edition boasts the same high performance specs as the famous HD HERO2 camera it replaces, yet it has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter. The HERO3: Silver Edition is wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197' (60m), and is capable of capturing ultra-wide 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60 fps video plus 11MP photos at a rate of 10 photos per second.


30% Smaller 25% Lighter

Smaller, Lighter...Better

Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces, the HERO3: Silver Edition is 25% lighter and 30% smaller than the HD HERO2 camera it replaces.



2X Faster

Professional Quality Video

The HERO3: Silver Edition captures professional quality video at 1080p-30, 720p-60, 960p-48 and WVGA-120 resolutions and frame rates.



3X Faster

Professional Quality Photos

The HERO3: Silver Edition captures 11MP still photos and has a burst capture rate of 10 frames per second. Time-lapse photo capture mode enables automatic photo capture at 0.5, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 second intervals.



Aspherical Lens

Improved Sharpness, Less Distortion

The HERO3: Silver Edition's reduced-distortion aspherical lens combines with user-selectable 1080p Ultra-wide, Medium and Narrow field-of-views to deliver more perspective-capture options than are available on the White Edition camera. The totally updated flat-lens waterproof housing delivers stunning image sharpness both above and below water.



Redesigned Audio System

Redesigned Audio System

Understanding that sound quality is as important as image quality, GoPro engineers completely redesigned the HERO3: Silver Edition to be as adept at capturing the subtle, natural sounds of voice and music as it is at capturing the immersive sounds of sport. Also improved is GoPro's already famous wind-noise reduction, ensuring that you'll hear more of your passion, be it your engine or expletives, and less of the wind during high speed activities.



Built-in Wi-Fi

Built-in Wi-Fi

The HERO3: Silver Edition features built-in Wi-Fi and is compatible with both the Wi-Fi Remote (optional accessory) and the GoPro App. The Wi-Fi Remote (not included) is a waterproof, wearable remote control that can control up to 50 Wi-Fi-enabled GoPros at a time from a range of 600'. The HERO3: White Edition's built in Wi-Fi means it can also be controlled by iOS or Android smartphones and tablets running the GoPro App*. The GoPro App enables full camera control and live scene preview on any compatible iOS or Android smartphone or tablet.* A software update for your HERO3 camera is required before using the GoPro app. Full app compatibility with the HERO3 will be available WINTER 2012.




The HERO3: Silver Edition is compatible with all GoPro mounting accessories and older generation BacPacs™ along with the newer generation LCD Touch BacPac and 2nd generation Battery BacPac. However, as all HERO3 cameras have a new size and shape and are not compatible with HERO2 housings.

Key Features

  • Wearable, mountable design
  • Immersive, wide angle capture of your favorite activities
  • Professional quality HD video & 11MP photos
  • Built-in Wi-Fi enables remote control via optional Wi-Fi Remote or live video preview and remote control on smartphones and tablets running the free GoPro app.
  • Rugged housing is waterproof to 197’/60M and captures sharp images above and below water
  • Compatible with all GoPro mounts for attaching to gear, body, helmets, vehicles and more
  • Compatible with LCD Touch BacPac™ and second generation Battery BacPac™
  • Backwards compatible with older generation BacPacs™
  • New advanced camera settings: Looping video, Continuous Photo, Manual White Balance control, Protune Mode, allows to shoot photos while recording video and more.

Key Specs

  • Professional 1080p 30 fps / 960p 48 fps / 720p 60 fps and more video capture
  • 11MP photo capture with 10 fps burst
  • Wi-Fi Built-In
  • Wi-Fi Remote Compatible (sold separately)
  • GoPro App Compatible
  • 197’/ 60m Waterproof Housing
  • Assorted mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear and more

What's Included

  • [1] HERO3: Silver Edition Camera
  • [1] 197’/ 60m Waterproof Housing*
  • [1] Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • [1] QR Buckle
  • [1] J-Hook Buckle
  • [1] 3-Way Pivot
  • [1] Curved Adhesive Mount
  • [1] Flat Adhesive Mount
  • [1] USB Charging Cable
  • Assorted Mounting Hardware

Specifications

MPN CHDHN-301
UPC 818279010015
Manufacturer GoPro
Optics Lens Type: Fixed Focus, 6-element aspherical glass
Aperture: f/2.8
Field of View: 170° ultra wide angle
127° wide angle
90° narrow angle
Video Resolution Settings: 1080p: 1920x1080, 30, 24 fps (PAL: 25, 24 fps)
960p: 1280x960 pixels (4:3), 48, 30 fps (PAL: 50, 48, 25 fps)
720p: 1280x720 pixels (16:9), 60, 30 fps (PAL: 50, 25 fps)
WVGA: 848x480 (16:9), 120 fps
Sensor Type: 1/2.3" CMOS
Light Sensitivity: 0.84 V/lux-sec
Video Format: H.264 compression, saved as MP4 (.mp4) file
Exposure Control: User selectable center weighted and spot metering settings
White Balance: Auto and Manual
Audio Microphone: Built-in, mono, 48 kHz with AGC (automatic gain control)
Supports optional 3.5mm stereo mic adapter
Photo Resolution: 11, 8, 5 megapixel
Field of View: 170° ultra wide angle
127° wide angle
Capture Modes: 10 Photo Burst*
Time-Lapse every 0.5*, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 or 60seconds
Storage Memory:

microSD up to 64GB (Class 4 or higher)
*Class 10 Required

Average Recording Times:

1080p @ 30fps: 7.5min/GB

960p @ 30fps: 11.25min/GB
720p @ 60fps: 7.5min/GB
720p @ 30fps: 11.25min/GB
WVGA @ 120fps: 8.5min/GB
Connectors PC Connection: USB 2.0 (data connection and battery charging)
TV Out: Micro HDMI out (cable not included)
Composite A/V out (cable not included)
Power and Battery Battery Type: Rechargeable 1050 mAh Lithium-Ion
Battery Life: Approximately 2.5 hrs
Charging: Via USB to computer or optional power adapter
Charge Time: 80% capacity after 1 hour with optional power adapter,
or 2 hours with a computer's USB port
Waterproof Housing Depth Rating: Up to 197 feet / 60 meters
Construction: Polycarbonate and stainless steel
Hardware: Stainless steel
Additional Information PC Compatibility: Windows® Vista, 7 and later
Mac OS® X 10.5 and later (10.7.3 or later required for Firmware Updates)
Weight: 2.6oz / 74g

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