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Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

The mic's are covered by the case. Works much better if you drill out the case where the mic's are located. Extremely BAD design!

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

I have a 3+ does anyone know of a case that has less wind drag as that is all I get especially on a motorcycle... Is there any different cases that can stop the wind and let it blow thru.. Thanks in advance
Tourist
Posts: 1

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

You can also set the mic to WIND MODE ONLY when you swipe left on the view screen. This seems to lock it into a clear sounding mode WITH THE DOOR OFF.
Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

Door on or off, no case, the audio has a background rumble in a completely silent room. Voices are muffled.

I think this is a defective product, anyone demading a refund?

Frank

Hiker
Posts: 6

Re: muffled audio Hero 5

Sadly, I all but gave up on my Hero 5.  GoPro never could be bothered to even acknowledge the problem.  And without good audio, I just cant see what good the camera is.  There are just too many other options (if you havent already broken the bank to buy this thing).  Not to mention all the audio issues you have to deal with when using any active gimbal.  Compound gimbal noise with the already crap GoPro audio, and you have one seriously horrible audio experience.  I would have been happy to just have reasonable audio with the camera alone.  It really sucks to spend so much money on a product and get no support from the company when you clearly have identified a serious flaw in it.  Adding an external mic is arduous as well.  Nothing will just plug into it.  you have to use the ridiculous GoPro adapter which creates this bulky, useless mess.  Disappointed is the only word I have.