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Tourist
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The mic is picking up the electric motor on my bike. I have the camera in auto and wind mode.

I have the hero 5 black and it’s mounted on the front of my electric bike. When I download the footage all I can hear is the noise from the motor. The mic is sensitive but is there a solution to stop this. I don’t really want a head cr body cam view as I do prefer it mounted on the handlebar. 

Many yhanks John. 


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GoPro
Posts: 9,012

Re: The mic is picking up the electric motor on my bike. I have the camera in auto and wind mode.

Hi @johnr1980

 

I will suggest in changing mounting location of the camera and see if it gives a better result.

 

If not, it will be best to call us back to further check on this. Our Support Team may request a sample file so we can have this assessed and provide our recommendation.

 

 

Thanks!

EJ

 

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GoPro
Posts: 3,924

Re: The mic is picking up the electric motor on my bike. I have the camera in auto and wind mode.

Hey @johnr1980,

 

What are you looking to achieve with the audio? Your best option depending on the situation may be an external mic.

 

Best,

Ryan 

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: The mic is picking up the electric motor on my bike. I have the camera in auto and wind mode.

I was hoping there might be something simple as a fix rather than wearing an external mic given that the camera is fixed to the handlebars 

 

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: The mic is picking up the electric motor on my bike. I have the camera in auto and wind mode.

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GoPro
Posts: 9,012

Re: The mic is picking up the electric motor on my bike. I have the camera in auto and wind mode.

Hi @johnr1980

 

I will suggest in changing mounting location of the camera and see if it gives a better result.

 

If not, it will be best to call us back to further check on this. Our Support Team may request a sample file so we can have this assessed and provide our recommendation.

 

 

Thanks!

EJ

 

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: The mic is picking up the electric motor on my bike. I have the camera in auto and wind mode.

I’ve changed the camera to the other handlebar and much much better. Thanks for the advice. The main body of the electric motor is on the left so changed to opposite side and not picking up so much motor noise. Thanks for the advice.