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External

I can’t seem to get my GoPro hero 4 to work with an external mic. Does the internal one shut off?
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Re: External

@stoutrange6608 - If the external mic is plugged in, the camera will default to that over the internal mics. Our cameras require that the mic adapter be a GoPro adapter. If you're using a third-party one, that could be the issue. What setup are you using?

 

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I can’t get the official GoPro one in the UK I have searched the internet and bought 3 claiming to be for GoPro.
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Re: External

It does need to have the GoPro branding on the mic adapter to be sure it will work. They can often still be found on Amazon and through video production equipment companies like B&H. Not sure what the equivalent of B&H is in the UK, but they should still be out there.
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Re: External

On amazon they are £65 which is silly as they weren’t that from GoPro.
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Re: External

B&H has them in stock for $29.99.