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Born from a passion to capture your love of sport from your perspective, the HD HERO2 is a feat of engineering. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197' (60M) and boasting an immersive 170° wide-angle lens, the HD HERO2 has ushered in a new era of image capture. Professional quality 30 fps 1080p and 60 fps 720p video, combined with 11 megapixel still photo capture that has landed magazine covers, HD HERO2 has stoked out more professional and amateur athletes, adventurers and filmmakers than any other camera in the world. GoPro gives you the ability to capture and share life's most passionate experiences. This is your life... GoPro.
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The HD HERO2 offers three different HD resolutions, giving you three filming modes to capture the best angles for any given activity.
1080p - 170° wide angle, 127° medium, 90° narrow FOV @30 fps, 16:9 aspect ratio
960p - 170° wide angle FOV @ 48 fps + 30 fps, 4:3 aspect ratio
720p - 170° wide angle, 127° medium, 90° narrow FOV @60 fps + 30 fps, 16:9 aspect ratio
Standard Definition - WVGA - 170° wide angle, 127° medium FOV @120 fps +60 fps for super slow motion.
Shoot hands-free, 11 megapixel photos automatically at multiple intervals until the SD card is full.
Resolutions - 11MP, 8MP, 5 MP
FOV - 170° wide angle FOV, 127° Medium FOV
Capture Modes - Single, 10 Photo Burst, Time-Lapse*, Self-Timer
* Now supports time-lapse photo every 0.5 seconds. Requires Class 10 speed SD Card.
We've invested more in the HD HERO2 camera's sound system than most companies spend on their entire camera development. You'll only be hearing the sounds of your experience, not the howl of the wind. How? Obsessive audio engineering and an understanding that good sound is as important as good video. The HD HERO2 also utilizes a 3.5mm stereo external mic input for professional sound quality.
Proven in heavy surf from Hawaii to Tahiti, Southern Mexico to Northern California, HD HERO2 cameras can handle it thanks their highly engineered polycarbonate exoskeletal housing. Ready for action ranging from scuba diving to dirt track racing, and tough enough to take a spin across the asphalt, GoPros are built to take a beating & keep filming. Replacement lens kits & housings are available, so there's little worry while going for glory - even while diving with sharks.
Simple Language-based user LCD interface.
One Button Mode: One Button Mode forces the camera to automatically begin recording in its default power up mode once the camera is ON. To stop recording, you turn the camera OFF.
LED Lights: LED lights on all sides. This allows you to know if the camera is on from nearly any angle.
The included 1100mAh Lithium-Ion battery lasts 2.5 hours and is rechargeable through any USB port. You can charge it with your computer or with any USB compatible wall or car charger. You can even use the camera while the battery is charging, convenient for filming road trips where you might leave the camera running for long periods of time. The Battery BacPac is a second battery can be added to the back of the camera, doubling the battery life to 5 hours. Wall Chargers and Car Chargers are also available from GoPro.
For colder temperatures, an integrated battery heater helps keep the battery warm during winter sports, extending recording times beyond what's possible with other camera systems.
Media saved to SD card, up to 32GB capacity (SDHC). Average recording times using a 32GB card:
SDHC Memory: Up to 32GB (Class 4 or higher. Class 10 is required for photo every 0.5 second time-lapse.) SD Card not included.
It's hard not to be swayed by Gopro's enticing advertisements..
Sure the people in the videos surf daily, have all the gear sold separately and have a massive ramp at... Read more
Nice images but it needs charging the night before which is not always ideal if you only realise that you want to use it today!Published 6 months ago by K
What a thing!
Exceptional picture quality, amazing wide angle, easy to use, fun with the extras… good spy camera too. Lots of fun, especially in non-sports settings.
Fantastic, attached it to a kite, attached it to a dog, and use it for snowboarding on the mountains in Europe.Published 7 months ago by marleyxx
Buying the next version that comes out, but I've had this one for over a year now and its always been very reliable and the quality is also very good. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jason Dodd
This Go-Pro camera is awesome! It has already been put to great use outdoors and in the sea. Some fabulous footage. Read morePublished 9 months ago by D. M. Dugdall
A good camera but new model is so improved that its difficult to recommend. This model ( hero 2 ) is pretty useless underwater but great on dry land. Read morePublished 10 months ago by paul miller