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Nomad
Posts: 81
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Lens replacement options (Fusion)

This camera looks amazing.

 

But it also looks like I would be going through a lens or two if it takes a fall.

What are the lens replacement options?


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GoPro Community Manager
Posts: 5,853

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

@joshuat635 - The lenses on the Fusion are not removable. It's best to use the case cover that comes with the Fusion to protect the lenses when the Fusion is not in use.

 

Jeff

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Nomad
Posts: 106

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

If you signup for GoPro Plus it covers accidental damage. Cost is $4.99/mo and includes two camera exchanges per year at $139 each.

https://gopro.com/help/articles/block/gopro-plus-exchange-questions

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GoPro Community Manager
Posts: 5,853

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

@joshuat635 - The lenses on the Fusion are not removable. It's best to use the case cover that comes with the Fusion to protect the lenses when the Fusion is not in use.

 

Jeff

Adventurer
Posts: 9,304

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

So the outer lenses are non replacable, one simple rub on the concrete  its over, you're saying, the simplesolution is a case cover to use, that I know.  

Nomad
Posts: 81

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

I'm counting on some 3rd party protective lense covers to be ready upon release. That or for GoPro to make those lenses removable with some sort of tool. I don't care if it requies multiple steps and an hour of my time... not being able to protect / replace the exposed lens on a $700 camera is crazy.

 

Virb 360 offers replacemnt lens covers. But that cam footy doesn't look nearly as nice to me.

 

I suppose worst-case scenario is I need to shell out for GoPro care and just send it in for repairs if it bites the dust.

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

If that's true about the lenses then, that stinks. I have a 2017 Gear 360 with a tiny little scratch from the floor and it shows up on my videos and pics. Those lenses are removable and they don't sell the parts.
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Backpacker
Posts: 941

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

GoPro have never repaired any of there camera's, & now its waterproof without a case that makes changes lenses almost impossible

Nomad
Posts: 558

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

Yeah. You cant replace the lens on the Hero5 or Hero6 either as the lens is glued to the sensor.
Nomad
Posts: 81

Re: Lens replacement options (Fusion)

That's not so much of a concern considering the Hero5 / 6 has a replaceable lens cover.