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Thursday, 1 November 2012

GoPro Hero 3 - Now Available at GAC!

Glasgow Angling Centre is pleased to announce the arrival of the the latest generation of the GoPro wearable camera! GoPro make some of the world’s most versatile action cameras, enabling people to capture amazing footage of themselves during their favourite activities. GoPro’s HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras are used collectively by more consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals than any other camera in the world. With well over 3 million HD GoPro cameras sold since November 2009, the latest models are well positioned to be another global best-seller, since new Hero 3 cameras are 2x more powerful, 30% smaller, 25% lighter, and boast built-in Wi-Fi plus a whole host of new features!
The new GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition!
GoPro’s new flagship model - the HERO3: Black Edition - is the most advanced GoPro camera ever made. With no expense spared in its development, Black Edition is 30% smaller, 25% lighter and 2x more powerful than previous models. Wearable, gear mountable, and waterproof to 197′ (60m), the HERO3 Black Edition is capable of capturing ultra-wide angle HD video at 1080p-60 frames per second (fps), 1440p-48 fps, 720p-120 fps, 2.7Kp-30 fps and 4Kp-15 fps. The HERO3 Black Edition can also capture 12MP photos at a staggering rate of 30 photos per second. With it's built-in Wi-Fi, GoPro App compatibility, and the included Wi-Fi Remote (normally a separate premium accessory) the HERO3: Black Edition arguably the world’s most powerful and versatile solution for capturing and sharing footage of your life experiences.

Whether worn on the chest while fishing, mounted to a boat or kayak, or worn on the head while shooting, the HERO3: Black Edition captures stunning hands-free footage of your life experiences with professional quality normally seen only in professional productions.

Thanks to such professional results, consumers aren’t the only ones using GoPro to capture and share professional-quality content. Collectively more professional athletes, filmmakers, and creative artists are using GoPro than any other camera in the world to capture everything from competition footage to television commercials to feature-length films. As a result, GoPro has captured 95% of the global wearable camera market and over 20% of the global small form-factor video camera market, making GoPro’s HERO line of cameras the best selling small video cameras in the world.

An overview of the HERO3: Black Edition - Available end of November!

Smaller, Lighter…Better
Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces, the HERO3: Black Edition is 25% lighter and 30% smaller than previous models.

2X Faster Video Performance
The HERO3: Black Edition captures professional, cinema-quality video at 2X the resolution and 2X the frame-rate of previous models while delivering 2X better low light performance. Slow-motion aficionados and industry professionals will love the HERO3: Black Edition’s 1080p-60 frames per second (fps), 720p-120 fps, WVGA-240 fps, 960p-100 fps and 1440p-48 fps video modes while those desiring the highest possible resolutions will appreciate the 2.7KP-30 fps and 4KP-15 fps video modes. 4Kp-15 fps video mode also represents a powerful still image capture mode in that it can be used to capture continuous 8MP+ video stills at a rate of 15 frames per second.

3X Faster Photo Performance
The HERO3: Black Edition’s photo performance is 3X improved, now boasting 12MP burst capture at a staggering 30 frames per second with 2X better low light performance compared to previous models. Still Photo and Time-lapse Photo modes remain the same but are now joined by a new Continuous Photo mode that captures continuous 12MP stills at a steady 3, 5, or 10 photo-per-second rate, up to 30 photos at a time.

Improved Sharpness, Less Distortion
The HERO3′s reduced-distortion, 6-element aspherical lens combines with user-selectable Ultra-wide, Medium and Narrow field-of-views to deliver more perspective-capture options than ever before. Add the totally updated flat-lens waterproof housing that delivers stunning image sharpness both above and below water and you’ve got one of the most powerful and durable image capture solutions on the planet.

Redesigned Audio System
Understanding that sound quality is as important as image quality, GoPro engineers completely redesigned the HERO3 to be as adept at capturing the subtle, natural sounds of voice and music as it is at capturing the immersive sounds of sport. Also improved is GoPro’s already famous wind-noise reduction, ensuring that you’ll hear more of your passion, be it your engine or expletives, and less of the wind during high-speed activities.

Built-in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Remote Included
The HERO3: Black Edition features built-in Wi-Fi and includes GoPro’s Wi-Fi Remote accessory. The Wi-Fi Remote is normally available as a £79.99 accessory but is included with the HERO3: Black Edition. The Wi-Fi Remote is waterproof, wearable and can control up to 50 Wi-Fi-enabled GoPros at a time from a range of 600′. The HERO3′s built in Wi-Fi means it can also be controlled by iOS smartphones and tablets running the GoPro App. The GoPro App enables full camera control and live scene preview on any compatible iOS smartphone or tablet with support for Android smartphones and tablets coming Winter 2012.

The HERO3: Black Edition is available to pre order now from Glasgow Angling Centre HERE!


A range of new accessories to compliment the Hero 3 cameras will also be available very soon including a redesigned Battery Backpac and a nifty LCD Touch Backpac with touchscreen plus a few new mounting options!
The LCD Touch Backpac!
HERO3: Silver and White Editions - available from NOW!

The HERO3 also is available in identically sized HERO3: Silver and White Editions, all sharing the same iconic look of the HERO3 and all sharing the same built-in Wi-Fi technology:
The lower priced GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition!
The HERO3: Silver Edition shares the same high performance 11MP photo, 1080p-30 fps and 720p-60 fps features as the best-selling HD HERO2 camera it replaces, yet it has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter.
The HERO3: Silver Edition is available to order now from Glasgow Angling Centre HERE!

The HERO3: White Edition shares the same high performance 5MP photo, 1080p-30 fps and 720p-60 fps features as the Original HD HERO camera it replaces, yet it also has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter.

The HERO3: White Edition is available to order now from Glasgow Angling Centre HERE!

And of course Glasgow Angling Centre stock the biggest range of GoPro cameras and accessories in Scotland with every available item in stock wherever possible to purchase instore or by mail order! See the entire GoPro range HERE!


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