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Adventurer
Posts: 9,186

Promic and external mic

I can figure things out pritty g ood if asked?

 

Made a few clips with my first promic. Well now and then I get issues with the sound in the car, so rather suffer, I returned it, smart thing I could have done.  Well got more free points, put it towards a new promic again, and got a Rode video Micro, to be the best mic all around.

 

Today I put it htrough the  test Mic facing me camera recording I shot 34  clips, all 34 clips have a  aweful ticking,  crackling sound.  I nthe car, a distributer coil sparks pass to each plug causing that whining sound, a noise supressor takes care of it. and well more or less to me that is a grounding issue.

 

I find that the promic in the car fails to work 100% and has that issue noise.  

SO i do the next best thing  turn off the car. promic still has the noise issue.  take this a step further I  pull the mic out and Promic out, sound issue goes away.

 

SO if you are following me so far.  I got an issue with the promic.   it fails to work in the car.  lets go one additional step Outside for a walk and low and behold I hear the  faint clicking a il louder  clicking.   Only way I can correctthis is to try another mic, right?

 

I also will try the Hero 5 Session, and if it is the same then its the promic. if it is the mic then I know it  if I put it on the Hero 4 black?

 

So the moral of the story here is  the promic I got again is a failure to work .  I  posted in another thread about the N/A audo. I get that to  pop up and I  quikly get it to go away. 

 

 I feel Gopro hero 5 black and promic for me is not a good pair never rying to talk bad, always trying to  help out.  

I will solve my pronblem and I wou't let it go  unknoticed. I need not to contact SUpport I need to simply return  it t0  the  Place of Purchase for a full refund.

 

thank you

 

Adventurer
Posts: 9,186

Re: Promic and external mic

 

this is FW 1.55 Video will be up shortly. I am  quickly  making a Hero 5 Session, and will reflash FW 1.55 manually again for the Hero 5 Black and run a few more tests.

 

 

 

 

 

Adventurer
Posts: 9,186

Re: Promic and external mic

Here is that Hero 5 Session and absolutly perfect?  Now do we rule out hte mic, the promic  but say the Hero 5 Black  needs looking into?

 

Adventurer
Posts: 9,186

Re: Promic and external mic

So finally unsure why a 100% battery went to 10% maybe I forgo to replug back in my usb toye cable i nteh car.  think that was why Lol.  I tend to do  things I forget, sorry.

 

So I go tthe  hero 5 Black fully charged, and re flashed back FW 1.55  first flash like Jefft says reflash reflask ( I am a stubborn goat)(forgive me) and sure enpugh here is a clip  I just made    do you hear any clicking, no. but will see again later in a real car ride,  If it does happen then we all know hero 5 camera is unstable Lol.  I love sying that, just do not know why.

 

video will be loaded in a few

 

Adventurer
Posts: 9,186

Re: Promic and external mic

And soon as I reflashed a new Firmware for both comes out, Lol so I am updating!!!!

Adventurer
Posts: 9,186

Re: Promic and external mic

Going to chalk this up to 2.4ghz interference RF noise supressors missing