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GoPro HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition

GoPro's new HD HERO2 raises the bar once again! With boosted performance that is twice as powerful as GoPro's original HD HERO camera, the HD HERO2 comes with a trunk load of new features and enhancements that lets you record the sharpest and most vivid videos at up to 1080p HD along with high res 11 megapixel photos at an astonishing 10 fps.

Product #: CHDOH-002

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GoPro HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition

Product Description


Twice The Resolution, Sharper Lens Mean Big Enhancements Inside

Gopro Lens

Reengineered from the ground up for double the performance, the HD HERO2 now boasts vastly superior performance over the HERO HD. A series of enhancements combine to make this latest camera a completely new recording monster. The sensor has more than doubled to 11mp, processing power is doubled as well to handle the extra detail. The glass lens has been totally redesigned to take advantage of the extra resolution and is twice as sharp making for better low light performance.

Field of view

Wide Angle of View

Capture the action you need in multiple fields of view. The GoPro HD HERO 2 offers a full 170°, 127° or 90° shooting in 1080p and 720p video. Select the optimal field of view for your activity: 170° to capture the widest point of view, making sure you get everything in the shot; 127° for shots that are still wide, but not so wide that you get a fisheye effect; and 90° for those close in shots where you don't need a huge field of view.

Multiple Frame Rates To Fit Your Needs

Multiple frame rates

You get multiple high speed frame rates to capture super smooth sports action. Get crisp and detailed slow motion video showing exactly what happened. See that special moment you would normally miss at regular speed. Get 120 fps at WVGA, 60 fps at 720p, 48 fps at 960p and 30fps in 1080p HD.

Take time lapse photos at a full 11mp per frame every 0.5 second.

10 FPS second photo mode

Faster Photo Frame Rate Than A DSLR

New still photo enhancements make the HD HERO2 the most advanced and fastest sports camera available. With an astonishing 10 frames per second of 11mp photos you can be sure to capture the perfect composition no matter how fast your subject moves.

Photos can be taken at a wide 170 degrees or medium 127 degree field of view.

Better, Easier User Interface

Revamped user interface

GoPro has completely redesigned their LCD user interface to be much easier to use. The HD HERO2 has a brand new English based UI that tells you in plain language what your settings are, eliminating cryptic codes and instruction manual. The front facing LED has been remade to be larger and more easily viewable from wider angles.

The new interface makes the GoPro HD HERO2 just as easy to use as a consumer point and shoot while retaining all the features, modes and performance unique to GoPro HEROS.

Expansion ports

HDMI and Mic Ports For Pro Use

GoPro's HD HERO2 now includes a mini-HDMI port for output to high res screens for video viewing. Use any external microphone you want for the best sound by plugging into the 3.5mm stereo external mic port.

Exciting New WiFi Remote Control and Streaming

Wifi remote

GoPro will introduce their new Wi Fi BacPac and Wi Fi Remote accessories in winter 2011. The WiFi BacPac add on attaches to the back of the camera and will enable video remote control via the GoPro Wi Fi Remote. OR use your smartphone, tablets or computer to make camera settings, preview video and photos, playback all via WiFi using the GoPro App!
Additionally, you will be able to live stream GoPro video from anywhere there is Wifi or a mobile hotspot!

The Wi Fi Remote allows long range remote control of up to 50 GoPro cameras for wild multi camera array shooting scenarios. Make your own bullet time videos with GoPros.

The HD HERO2: Outdoor Edition is compatible with all GoPro expansion accessories and BacPacs™, including the Wi-Fi BacPac and Wi-Fi Remote.

The HD HERO2: Outdoor Edition is compatible with all GoPro expansion accessories and BacPacs™, including the Wi-Fi BacPac and Wi-Fi Remote.

2X More Powerful in Every Way

  • Professional 11MP Sensor
  • 2x Faster Image Processor
  • 2x Sharper Glass Lens
  • Professional Low Light Performance
  • Full 170º, Medium 127º, Narrow 90º FOV in 1080p and 720p Video
  • 120 fps WVGA, 60 fps 720p, 48 fps 960p, 30 fps 1080p Video
  • Full 170º and Medium 127º FOV Photos
  • 10 11MP Photos Per Second Burst
  • 1 11MP Photo Every 0.5 Sec Timelapse Mode
  • 3.5mm External Stereo Microphone Input
  • Simple Language-based User Interface
  • Wi-Fi BacPac™ and Wi-Fi Remote™ Compatible
    • Long Range Remote Control of up to 50 GoPro Cameras
    • Wi-Fi Video/Photo Preview + Playback + Control via GoPro App
    • Live Streaming Video and Photos to the Web

What's Included

  • [1] 11MP HD HERO2 Camera
  • [1] Waterproof Housing (197′ / 60m)
  • [1] HD Skeleton Backdoor
  • [1] Rechargeable Li-on Battery
  • [1] USB Cable
  • [1] Vented Helmet Strap
  • [1] Head Strap
  • [2] Curved Surface Adhesive Mounts
  • [2] Flat Surface Adhesive Mounts
  • [1] 3-Way Pivot Arm
  • Assorted Mounting Hardware
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UPC 185323000545
Manufacturer GoPro
Optics Lens Type: Fixed Focus Professional Glass lens
Aperture: f/2.8
Field of View: 170° ultra wide angle
127° wide angle
90° narrow angle
Video Resolution Settings: 1080p: 1920x1080, 30 fps
960p: 1280x960 pixels (4:3), 48 and 30 fps
720p: 1280x720 pixels (16:9), 60 and 30 fps
WVGA: 848x480 (16:9), 120 and 30fps
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
Audio Microphone: Built-in, mono, 48 kHz with AGC (automatic gain control)
External 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Input
Photo Resolution: 11, 8, 5 megapixel
Field of View: 170° ultra wide angle
127° wide angle
Capture Modes: Single shot
10 Photo Burst*
Time-Lapse every 0.5*, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 or 60seconds
Storage Memory:

SDHC up to 32GB (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)
HDTV Out: HD NTSC & PAL (component cable included)
Audio Out: Combo 2.5mm jack with stereo audio and composite video out
Power and Battery Battery Type: Rechargeable 1100 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
Dimensions (H x W x D): 1.6" x 2.4" x 1.2" (42mm x 60mm x 30mm)
Weight: 2.5oz / 70g camera body only
3.4oz / 96g including battery
6oz / 172g including housing, battery & SD Card (w/o Mount)


Customer Reviews

  1. one question Review by Ian Malcolm

    Excellent camera. But why, with the Canadian dollar at par with the American dollar, does it cost fifty dollars more in Canada than in the States? (Posted on 12-05-03)

  2. Great Camera Review by Photoman

    I recently bought the camera and loved it from day one.
    The possibilities are endless. I bought a RC car just so I could mount the camera to it. It brings out the kid in me. No more boring videos from me. Thank you GoPro. (Posted on 12-04-12)

  3. Great Camera Review by Photoman

    I recently bought this camera and fell in love right away.The possibilities are endless. No more boring videos from me. Thank you Go Pro (Posted on 12-04-12)

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