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Adventurer
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Re: See this from GoPro about External mic for HERO 5 Black, on going saga.

Glad to hear you are happy with your Hero5 Black. Not really sure I understand what a 4055 discount is or why GoPro wants to replace or offer you a trade and/or why you would be unhappy about it, but I guess it doesn't really matter since you're happy with the Hero5.

I would like to know if there is some trade discount being offered as I would gladly trade up my Hero5 for another Hero6. Since I currently have both cameras, I can honestly say the Hero5 is getting very little use and I'd love to have another Hero6 for simultaneous use both hand held and in my drone.
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Re: See this from GoPro about External mic for HERO 5 Black, on going saga.

Disabling the Quick Capture, which is a major upgrade in the H5B from the H4 is not acceptable to me. I use my H5B for Bass fishing and the Quick Capture is a very important feature to have, it's one reaqson I bought the H5B.

I think GoPro should fix the problems. They've had for a year in the 5's and now in the new 6's. Why can't they fix it. To bring out a new camera that has existing problems and we as consumers just accept it is just  plain wrong period.

 

There's more than one problem,  you have the backgroung noise, the 50.00 adapter thats required for a mic and not just any Mic, it has to be a powered mic or the Quick Capture doesn't record video. Neither of these issues were present in the Hero 4 Silver I owned. I made a big mistake by selling it.

 

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Re: See this from GoPro about External mic for HERO 5 Black, on going saga.


@danielr15 wrote:
Glad to hear you are happy with your Hero5 Black. Not really sure I understand what a 4055 discount is or why GoPro wants to replace or offer you a trade and/or why you would be unhappy about it, but I guess it doesn't really matter since you're happy with the Hero5.

I would like to know if there is some trade discount being offered as I would gladly trade up my Hero5 for another Hero6. Since I currently have both cameras, I can honestly say the Hero5 is getting very little use and I'd love to have another Hero6 for simultaneous use both hand held and in my drone.

@danielr15  Not sure why 4055   its a dscount off of 40%  Opened a case since Nov 2016 and what was  being offered, the offershould be for a simple upgrade free  all expenses paid.  then to  have simular issues and or more  with the newer version. . thanks for the interest 

 

 To disble a feature and  create a N/A is a fix for the hero 6 and that i feel taking away and charging more I will hold off till Black friday see what the discounts are.