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Hiker
Posts: 18

Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

Hi guys,

I have recently purchased a Hero7Black. (My first gopro)

Am abount to buy the audio adapter for using external mic.

Since i vlog on mototrbike, i find the adapter brick pretty huge as already notice by all.

Was wondering if its possible to use an extension cable with usb c type male female ports on either ends so that i can position the adapter a bit further away from the camera, like maybe at the back of the helmet.

 

Has anyone tried this?

 

Regards,

Shomit

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

I, too, am looking for a vey flexible and lightweigh USB-C adapter cable for use with the ridiculously designed GoPro adapter. It is impossible to use the adapter with a gimbal mount. It is too heavy and the cable too rigid, If I can find a flexible adapter cable, I could put the adapter in my shirt pocket with no problem. From what I've read, if the extender is not too long it should work. All the extension cables I've found have been too stiff, and the gimble is not free to move properly.

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Tourist
Posts: 16

Re: Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

it doesnt work i already tried it eventhough it does actually read the audio inpout on the gorpo it does actually let you record any cound so thaTS A SHAME

Hiker
Posts: 18

Re: Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

Yup, u are right, it does not work.

I found out after ordering and extension cable and trying it out.

So i guess we all are stuck with the brick.

 

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

I've ordered an inexpensive digital recorder to use with the lavalier mic I bought. I don't need high quality audio, just ambient sounds, but with the gimbal it's quite impossible with just the GoPro built-in mics. I think if I give an audble start signal, both the GoPro and the pocket recorder will have a starting point, and I can fine tune it in post as necessary.

Tourist
Posts: 16

Re: Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

pls let us know ur finding asap 

i hate the brick !!!!! lol but apart from that gopro cameras are next level tiny and just awesome 

however if u havent bought one yet

check out the sjcam 8 pro apparently its up there with the gopro especially at half the price 250

but i still love my gopro hero 7 black 

Tourist
Posts: 16

Re: Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

HOWEVER BUDDY I WANTED TO SHJOW YOU A CASE THAT U CAN USE IF YOU DISLIKE THE BRICK 

CHECK THIS VIDEO I MADE ON YOUTUBE @ MIKEYZ VLOGZ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azZ1cskAC2A

IT WILL SHOW YOU THE CASE THAT HAS A MIC ADAPTER COMPARTMENT SO U CAN SAFELY STORE IT YET 

ALL THE INFO IS THERE IN THE DESCRIPTION IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE ONE

I JUST THOUYGHT ID SHARE IT WITH EVERYONE HERE

SEEING AS IM A DIEHARD GORPRO FAN ...HOWEVER NOT FOR THE ACCESSORIES..THEY ARE WAY OVER PRICED I SETTLE FOR CHEAPER ALTENATIVES ..WHICH IU WILL SEE IN THIS VIDEO 

Tourist
Posts: 16

Re: Extension cable for Audio adapter for hero 5/6/7

i finally figured oou tyou can use a type-c extension cable wiht ur gopro hero 7 black and most likely on the 5 and 6 asewll 

watch my youtube video 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AugFK3rETCc

i explain everything in  detail here

goprohero7 #typecext #micadapter HEY GUYS IMPORTANT NOTE!!! IM SO SORRY sorry about the ending i had to replace the music i used hopefully within a few days it will upload and fix thanks and pls be patient i hope you get the important parts of how to use a type c extension cable with your gopro's