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GoPro Helps Superstars and Rising Stars Capture and Share Epic Music Moments

Debuts HERO3+® Black Edition Bundled with Mounts Made for Music

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, maker of the world's most versatile camera and enabler of some of today's most engaging user-generated content, announces the release of HERO3+® Black Edition/Music, a musician-focused version of it's best selling HERO3+ Black Edition camera. HERO3+ Black Edition/Music includes everything needed to capture professional quality photos and video of any music moment, from practice to performance. Debuting at The NAMM Show (Hall D #2484), HERO3+ Black Edition/Music makes it easy for musicians and DJs to mount the camera to instruments, turntables, mic stands and other stage equipment to capture immersive GoPro-style footage and unique points of view. Artists can also use the GoPro App on a mobile device to control the camera if it's mounted out of reach, while GoPro's free editing software, GoPro Studio, makes it easy to edit professional looking videos for self-promotion on YouTube™, Facebook®, Instagram™ and other platforms. 

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"This is a natural step for us, as music has been a huge part of GoPro for years," said GoPro CEO and Founder, Nick Woodman. "From the inspiring soundtracks we feature in our videos to the immersive performances we've seen captured with our cameras, music is a big part of our inspiration here at GoPro and we're fired up to help musicians of all levels capture and share their passion with the world."

HERO3+ Black Edition/Music (MSRP $399.99) will be available this spring at retailers worldwide, including Guitar Center, Sam Ash and Sweetwater in the U.S. and Long & McQuade in Canada.

Instead of the waterhousing that is traditionally bundled with all GoPro cameras, the HERO3+ Black Edition/Music comes with The Frame, GoPro's sleekest, lowest-profile camera mounting solution and the smallest, lightest way to mount a HERO3+ camera when waterproof protection isn't required. The Frame provides easy access to all ports and full exposure to the camera's microphone, delivering a superior audio recording performance.  Along with The Frame, other new accessories packaged in HERO3+ Black Edition/Music include:

  • Removable Instrument Mount: An easy-to-remove, non-damaging adhesive mount that makes it easy to mount the camera to guitars, drums, turntables, keyboards and other instruments.
  • Mic Stand Mount: Convenient mount for attaching the camera to a mic stand. Compatible with standard U.S.  5/8"-27 mic stands. Includes an adapter for European 3/8"-16 mic stands. 
  • Jaws: Flex Clamp: Opposable flex clamp that simplifies mounting the camera to cymbal stands, drum hardware, turntables and more. The opposable and removable neck delivers a wide range of camera-angle adjustability, and can be attached to the other included mounts for increased versatility.

The HERO3+ Black Edition/Music captures professional production quality photos and video in the challenging low light environments that musicians and DJs are accustomed to. Artists can now self-capture stunning video up to 2.7K and stills up to 12MP wherever they may be performing. The HERO3+ camera's ultra wide-angle, low-distortion lens captures expansive images ideal for music performances, and built-in Wi-Fi enables artists to control their camera via the GoPro App running on their mobile device or using GoPro's Wi-Fi Remote (sold separately). The HERO3+ Black Edition/Music was also engineered to last as long as the jam, recording up to 2 hours of video footage at 1080p at 30 frames per second. The camera also records impressive audio with a built-in microphone and features an external mic input and a 3.5mm mic adapter, allowing for the use of external microphones. 

Key Camera Specs

  • Professional 4Kp15, 2.7Kp30, 1440p48, 1080p60, 960p100, 720p120 fps video
  • 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second
  • SuperView video mode
  • Auto Low Light mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi Remote + GoPro App compatible
  • Ultra wide angle glass lens

HERO3+ Black Edition/Music Bundled Accessories

  • HERO3+ Black Edition Camera
  • Higher Capacity Li-ion Battery
  • The Frame
  • Jaws: Flex Clamp
  • 2 Removable Instrument Mounts
  • Mic Stand Mount
  • Protective Lens
  • 3.5mm Mic Adapter
  • Quick Release Buckle
  • Vertical Quick Release Buckle
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm
  • USB Cable

While GoPro is debuting the HERO3+ Black Edition/Music camera and associated mounts at NAMM, artists and fans have been using GoPro cameras to capture  and share their passion for music for years. Some examples include:

For more information about the GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition/Music, visit the company at The NAMM Show, Hall D, Booth #2484. For more information on GoPro, the HERO3+ and more than 50 mounts and accessories, visit GoPro.com.

About GoPro
GoPro makes the world's best selling and most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities. GoPro's HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras are used collectively by more consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals than any other camera in the world. Based in San Mateo, California, GoPro's products are sold in more than 35,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide and direct via GoPro.com.

GOPRO® and HERO® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Woodman Labs, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other company, product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their rightful owners.           

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