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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby deanrobi » Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:41 am

Rotule wrote:I wonder how the new Hero(basic, not silver or black) is compared to my Hero 2, at 130$ its pretty much a no brainer...
New Hero only comes in Silver or Black, how would it compare to your Hero2, like comparing the iphone6 to the original iPhone, chalk and cheese

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby Rotule » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:10 pm

deanrobi wrote: New Hero only comes in Silver or Black, how would it compare to your Hero2, like comparing the iphone6 to the original iPhone, chalk and cheese
.... FYI The standard Hero is the *Cheap version to stop the hype with cheap chinese products. like the iphone 5c if you are an apple guy :lol:
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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:54 pm

I'm taking bets on how long til we see the first posts on the damn things fogging up...

So there are Apple snobs within Apple snobs? Sad...

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby CaptainArgh » Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:44 pm

Rotule wrote:.... FYI The standard Hero is the *Cheap version to stop the hype with cheap chinese products. like the iphone 5c if you are an apple guy :lol:
That's good marketting.
Give a high end version, but make sure you get all price points on board with the GoPro brand.

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby Rotule » Tue Sep 30, 2014 2:19 pm

CaptainArgh wrote: That's good marketting.
Give a high end version, but make sure you get all price points on board with the GoPro brand.
Yhea I think its a good decision for users too! you still have a good product for the price (compared to the copies) And you get the support (firmware updates).

personally I never had ANY problems with my Hero 2, everything still works as new and I never got any fogging problem. (used it in iced water surfing, skiing, and kitesurfing)

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby Billy25 » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:55 pm

Kamikuza wrote:I'm taking bets on how long til we see the first posts on the damn things fogging up...

So there are Apple snobs within Apple snobs? Sad...

I purchased awhile back a Go Pro Hero 2 and I could not get that thing to stop fogging. I would bake and cram as many strips into it as I could and it would always fog up. Even when I went diving at lower temps it still would still fog up. I bought it around Christmas and started using it in the spring and they would not take that POS back which left a salty taste so I am done with that company. By the looks they don't need my charity anyways.

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby Billy25 » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:58 pm

Rotule wrote:
CaptainArgh wrote: That's good marketting.
Give a high end version, but make sure you get all price points on board with the GoPro brand.
Yhea I think its a good decision for users too! you still have a good product for the price (compared to the copies) And you get the support (firmware updates).

personally I never had ANY problems with my Hero 2, everything still works as new and I never got any fogging problem. (used it in iced water surfing, skiing, and kitesurfing)


I think you answered the question why you have had no fogging issues, try using it in warm temps.

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby Rotule » Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:47 pm

Billy25 wrote:
I think you answered the question why you have had no fogging issues, try using it in warm temps.
Hu you might be right there, I can't remember a time I used it in warm temp...at least not for a long time, water is relatively cold year-long here so the housing might just stay cool enough.

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby t3rse » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:12 pm

I have a Hero3 silver...does what I expect and nothing more. My biggest complaint is the fish-eye lens. WIFI battery life is abysmal but to be expected in my opinion.

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Re: GoPro Hero 4

Postby ktouhey » Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:55 pm

open it on your car dash with A/C on for a few minutes, then close it up and you're good to go.
the A/C dries out the air.


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