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Hiker
Posts: 18

If you have a Hero5 and an external mic, READ THIS!

Fellow GoPro users,

 

If you have a Hero5 Black (and maybe Hero5 Session) and you use the external microphone adapter and a powered or non-powered microphone, DO NOT USE QUICKCAPTURE. Most have the issue with the latest firmware, v2.0.

 

Using QuickCapture by pressing the record button while the camera is off will lead to videos with NO AUDIO.  So like, if you have an external mic, and you use QuickCapture, you will very likely not record sound with your video.

 

I've had this issue for a while and see there are a bunch of threads about it now. GoPro has not only failed to help me, but they won't let people know that they could lose their hard earned footage, special moments, money making work if they do this quickcapture with an external mic. 

 

Check out this thread:

https://community.gopro.com/t5/Cameras/External-Mic-Not-Recording-Audio-with-HERO5-Black-when-using/...

 

Adventurer
Posts: 9,337

Re: If you have a Hero5 and an external mic, READ THIS!

Quick Capter, Promic and Powered mic works. for those who own that, if not rephraine from using per gopro  gathering many complaints of the customers.    they have been aware of this for a long time.

Hiker
Posts: 18

Re: If you have a Hero5 and an external mic, READ THIS!

Promics, and powered mics do NOT work for me. I have a Rode Pro Mic, Sennheiser Wireless mic, H1 Zoom and verious others. NOTHING WORKS.

Adventurer
Posts: 9,337

Re: If you have a Hero5 and an external mic, READ THIS!

Adventurer
Posts: 9,337

Re: If you have a Hero5 and an external mic, READ THIS!

As I  demo'ed live and will test out again what I  found that is interesting :

 

In order to use quick Capture  I showed it working. so this is something interesting do you think we have to  reconnect each and  every time we  waht to use QC. will find out when I feel like it. stay tuned/ watch the video! don't I know my answer Lol