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Hiker
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Re: Gopro false advertising? Mic Adapater Hero9 Black disabled in FW update

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Wow what a load of BS from the GoPro answer. How could it work with original firmware and then not work with the update and then they say it doesn’t have the ability to do it at all. That makes no sense. What it sounds like is they deliberately made it not work so they could sell more media mods.
Nomad
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Re: Gopro false advertising? Mic Adapater Hero9 Black disabled in FW update

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That is exactly what they have done. 

 

They also did the same thing with the Remote's. 

 

They have crippled compatibility via firmware updates. 

 

So as to sell the updated remotes/mic adapters when they are released..

 

A lot of unhappy customers in these forums and I'm sure tonnes of others who havent bothered to voice their concerns on this platform.

Hiker
Posts: 122

Re: Gopro false advertising? Mic Adapater Hero9 Black disabled in FW update

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If it is true, it is pathetic. I bought a bunch of batteries and the media mod and a dual battery charger. There’s no way I’ll get all of my money back for all of that stuff so I’m just gonna use the media mod accessory. Still though this is a huge slap in the face to gopro’s customers.
Hiker
Posts: 122

Re: Gopro false advertising? Mic Adapater Hero9 Black disabled in FW update

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"Note: We’ve had to temporarily disable external mic functionality on the HERO9 Black without the Media Mod to fix some bugs."
https://gopro.com/en/us/news/hero9-black-launch-updates