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Which SD Memory Card For My GoPro?

(Updated: 16/10/18)

One of the biggest areas that is overlooked when getting a video/camera setup for trips out is the speed of the your SD or Micro SD card. Now this doesn’t matter if your camera is a GoPro, DJI, Contour, Garmin, Sony , Nikon or whatever because without a good memory card you may struggle to capture the video footage you want.

Which SD Memory Card For My GoPro?
Which SD Memory Card For My GoPro?

The Speed Class Rating is the official unit of speed measurement for all SD cards, including both full and micro sized versions. Speed Class is a minimum speed based on a worst case scenario test and represents the minimum transfer rate of data that the card is capable of.

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GoPro Hero 3 Plus (3+) – Black Vs Silver Vs White

[UPDATE: GoPro have released the Hero6 black edition, find out more here.]

Picking the right GoPro for your needs is forever getting a little more challenging. The range is expanding/changing on an annual basis. At the moment GoPro have three slightly different spec’d cameras based on the GoPro Hero 3 and GoPro Hero 3 Plus platform.

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At the top of the range is the GoPro Black 3+, closey followed by the Silver 3+ and then finally the White 3 which has been carried over from last years range. There is no GoPro Hero 3 Plus White edition at this moment in time.

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GoPro Hero 3 And 3 Plus Micro SD Card

One of the biggest areas that is overlooked when getting a video/camera setup for trips out is the speed of the your SD card. Many ask what is the best SD card for my GoPro camera? The GoPro HD Hero3 and 3 Plus series of cameras support Micro SD cards up to 64GB.

The choices of GoPro Hero 3 And 3 Plus micro SD cards is huge. Hopefully my trial and error over the last few years will point you in the right direction.

I have updated this post to ensure that the best cards possible are identified. This post also now contains references to the Hero 4 range of cameras.

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The GoPro Hero 3 – white, silver, black and the even newer newer GoPro 3+ range use Micro SD Cards. Micro SD cards are roughly the size of a mobile phone sim card and are often supplied with an adaptor to allow them to be used within tech that uses full size SD cards.

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GoPro Hero 3 Plus

A year on and GoPro have tweaked the 3 series and have introduced the 3+. I have taken GoPros official release on the GoPro Hero 3 Plus and have added my commentary along the way.

GoPro Hero 3 Plus

So what is the difference between the Hero 3 and Hero 3+. Will you be underpowered if you have the Hero 3?

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SP POV GoPro Hero Storage – First Look

Just in for review is the SP POV storage system.

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GoPro Hero 3 Micro SD Recording Times

We have decided to take a closer look at GoPro Hero 3 Micro SD Recording Times I have had a GoPro Hero 3 Silver and Black editions for almost a year. Over that time I have been keeping a log and have recorded the approximate recording time achieved from full battery charges and with particular SD cards.

GoPro Hero 3 Micro SD Recording Times

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Modified GoPro Leash System

I’ve been using a leash on my GoPros since I first started to use the cameras for boating. I have been well aware that if knocked off my boat or helmet that the backdoor of the GoPro will be put under a great deal of stress.

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This week I made another leash and add a half-hitch around the thumbscrew. All things being well this should help take the impact load if the leash is ever need.

More GoPro stuff can be found here.

GoPro Hero 3 The Frame Mount – First Look

One of the new GoPro “The Frame” mounts landed yesterday.

The mount is designed to house the new GoPro Hero 3 series (white, silver, and black). The images below show the mount being used with a Silver series HD3. Continue reading

GoPro Hero 3 – Wasabi Battery/Charger

Accessories for the white, silver and black edition of the GoPro Pro Hero 3 are starting to pop up on Amazon and various other places.

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