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Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

While it's still not quite on par with the 4, when I put the USB door back on the audio did improve immensely! 

Hiker
Posts: 6

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

My testing confirms this. This is dumb but at least I know what was causing it. Don't know if anybody else is using a electronic 3 axis gimbal, but there's a whole different can of audio worms. Horrible horrible audio with the gopro mounted in my EVO gimbal. I don't think there's much that can be done about that one either. Really not happy with all the audio issues with this thing.
Hiker
Posts: 6

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

Sorry, my previous comment was supposed to be in reference to the usb charging door being removed as the suspected culprit of my audio issues.  Not very good with this forum thing.  Having that charging door off really wrecks the audio quality.  I also have terrible sound quality and interference when using my EVO Wearable Gimbal.  Just a lot of audio issues with this Hero5.  Frustrating.

Adventurer
Posts: 10,280

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

I have opened a ticket. and I  basically am getting prepared for an  video to.    Following their steps.  Door on or off, more like Manual and wind noise will be better, and what I like to hear out of this we are sening you a pro mic to compensate for the noise issue that can not be fixed.  Not here to    complain but here to  express my opinion with others no tickie no fixie.

 

not resolved , for me.

Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

I met with a GoPro sound engineer at CES in Las Vegas yesterday, he couldn't give me any specifics, but he said things will improve with firmware updates in the future.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTRwBz1Fi3w

Adventurer
Posts: 10,280

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

Just  seen your video  and commented. all I c an do is laugh not at you at them, knowing there is a membrane. common sense Kodak zx-3, session, they got the hero 5 session perfect yet ruined the Hero 5 black, there is no fix they rushed the camera to market, period and here is the CES 2017 show now nothing  there to present at all. they should never released the  Hero 5 Black, tehyshould have released the Hero 5 session and let the black come out in April. not good gopro not good all of us who have this is going  to not see a fix but see a new hero 5 o nteh marlet wit hthe fix and we a re stuck  with this  muffled camera. Lol

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

I'm having the same audio problem with my came-tv action gimbal.  It's making high pitch noises. I don't have wifi on while recording. I tried changing the audio settings on the GoPro hero 5 from auto to manual and I'm still having the same problem. 

Adventurer
Posts: 10,280

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

audio  isa major flaw and issue gopro is aware, and  do not want to work on it its    to long ofa fix and people just are buying this camera like no tomorrow ittells gopro its a good camera and that is all they saee  and wanna hear. deaf ears.