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Hiker
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Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter"?

Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter"?


Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter" at the URL below?


https://gopro.com/en/us/shop/mounts-accessories/pro-3.5mm-mic-adapter/AAMIC-001.html


The URL below states that HERO 9 Black can be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter".


https://gopro.com/en/us/shop/mounts-accessories/pro-3.5mm-mic-adapter/AAMIC-001.html


https://community.gopro.com/t5/en/External-Microphone-Information-with-the-Pro-3-5mm-Mic-Adaptor/ta-...


However, when I verified the actual device, HERO9 Black could not connect to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter".


First of all, there is no item called "input / output" that was in the old model on the user setting screen of HERO9 Black.


Even if I connect the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter" to HERO9 Black, I cannot confirm that it is recognized normally.


I checked the HERO 9 Black user manual at the URL below, but there was no description of the "Connect to external microphone" item.


https://gopro.com/help/productmanuals


Is it really possible to connect an external microphone to HERO9 Black using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter"?


By the way, the firmware version of HERO9 Black is "v1.21".


The microSD card used is "SanDisk Extreme (UHS-1 U3 / V30) A2 64GB".


By the way, I manually updated HERO9 Black from the URL below, but I couldn't connect to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter".


https://gopro.com/en/us/update/hero9-black


Is it really possible to connect an external microphone to HERO9 Black using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter"?

 

Someone please help me.

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Tourist
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ich habe auch noch keine Lösung gefunden, @godv . Habe versucht, mein Rode VideoMic zu verbinden,aber es wurde nicht erkannt und die Input/Output Einstellungen, die ich von GoPro7 kenne, gibt es nicht mehr. Muss also auf Media Mod warten. Ich streife das Thema auch in meinem Blogpost https://ragnar.blog/2020/09/19/howto-use-gopro-hero9-black-as-webcam-and-for-video-live-streaming/

 

Auf den von Dir erwähnten Adapter würde ich verzichten und hoffen, dass der GoPro9 MediaMod mein externes Mikro (3,5mm oder über USB-C verbunden) erkennt.

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GoPro
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Re: Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter"?

Hello @godv. Sorry to hear about the trouble. We'd like to look further into this. Is your GoPro camera updated with the latest firmware version? What's the external microphone used?

 

It may also help to manually reinstall the camera's firmware and perform a factory reset. 

Let us know how it goes.

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Hiker
Posts: 251

Re: Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter&quo

@aenriquez 

 

 

Thank you for your reply.


Please read all my first posts.


After manually updating the camera (HERO9 Black) to the latest firmware "v1.21", the "I / O" item in the camera user settings disappeared.


Please actually pick up the camera and verify it.


You can understand this problem immediately.


Since the "Input / Output" item in the camera user settings has disappeared, even if the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter" is connected to the camera, it cannot be confirmed whether it is recognized normally.


By the way, the external microphone used is "Sony ECMCS3 Clip style Omnidirectional Stereo Microphone" described in the URL below.


https://community.gopro.com/t5/en/External-Microphone-Recommendations/ta-p/390259


However, this issue is not an external microphone issue, but a "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter" issue.


By the way, resetting the camera to factory defaults did not solve this problem.


We look forward to your reply.

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GoPro
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Re: Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter&quo

Thank you for the details that you provided, @godv and @ragnarh. We will update you through this thread once we hear back from the team. 

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Hiker
Posts: 251

Re: Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter&amp

@mariustanya 

@aenriquez 

 

 

Thank you for your reply.


If the HERO9 Black does not support the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter", that's fine.


However, in that case, please correct the article at the following URL.


https://gopro.com/en/us/shop/mounts-accessories/pro-3.5mm-mic-adapter/AAMIC-001.html


https://community.gopro.com/t5/en/External-Microphone-Information-with-the-Pro-3-5mm-Mic-Adaptor/ta-...

 

Users get confused.


We look forward to your reply.

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Tourist
Posts: 5

Re: Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter&amp

Thanks for the information. I was going to buy the HERO 9 to use while on road trips via motorcycle and use an external mic. You just saved me a big headache. Hopefully GoPro will correct this issue. What's the point if you can't connect an external...

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Sightseer
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Re: Can HERO9 Black be connected to an external microphone using the "Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter&amp

This is very disappointing. It's a shame that GoPro do not support YouTubers and bloggers with easy solutions for connecting high quality external mics. Looks like I will be sticking with my old H7 and adaptor.