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GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Camera - CHDHX-401

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GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Camera - CHDHX401

You are your biggest fan (and perhaps your only fan), so record your adventures with the GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Camera – CHDHX-401. The new GoPro HERO 4 camera is the most advanced GoPro available. With 4x the resolution compared to previous models, the new GoPro 4K camera captures footage that is sharper, clearer, and more detailed. If that isn’t enough, the GoPro 4 black has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, allowing you to connect your GoPro to your compatible device, and then control it through GoPro Studio or GoPro App.  The GoPro 4K camera was also built to handle even the most rugged terrain. Show off your skills or wipeouts with the GoPro Hero 4.

Features:

  • 2x the performance
    With a 2x more powerful processor, 2x faster video frame rates and even better image quality than its best-selling predecessor, HERO4 Black delivers footage that’s sharper, richer and more detailed.1 Combined with powerful new features and technologies—and improvements to audio, usability, wireless connectivity and more—HERO4 Black is the most advanced, highest-performing GoPro ever.
  • 4K30. 4x the resolution of 1080p
    4K30, 2.7K60,4 1080p120, 720p240—HERO4 Black is the first camera of its kind to feature ultra high-resolution, high frame rate video as powerful as this. Once the exclusive domain of large, costly cameras, HERO4 Black delivers truly professional video quality in a tiny package. Stunning clarity. Liquid-smooth slow-motion playback. Cinema-quality capture. HERO4 Black brings it all.
  • Fast, powerful photo capture
    With 12MP Burst photos at a blistering 30 frames per second, HERO4 Black helps you capture the moments you don’t want to miss. Capture single photos, or choose Time Lapse mode to shoot photos automatically at set time intervals from 0.5 to 60 seconds—great for gear-mounted shots when the shutter button is out of reach.
  • New settings for after dark
    Capture the night sky in a whole new way. New Night Photo and Night Lapse modes offer customizable exposure settings of up to 30 seconds for single and Time Lapse photos. Whether you’re shooting the Milky Way or a campfire hangout, Night Photo and Night Lapse allow you to you capture ultra low-light scenes like never before.
  • Control, view and share with built-in Wi-Fi + Bluetooth
    HERO4 Black features built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, allowing you to connect to the GoPro App, Smart Remote2 and more. The GoPro App transforms your phone or tablet into a live video remote for your camera, offering full control of all functions and settings, easy shot preview and playback, plus sharing via text, email, Facebook and more. The Smart Remote allows you to control multiple GoPro cameras from distances of up to 600’ (180m).
  • HiLight Tag your best moments
    HiLight Tag, a new HERO4 feature, enables you to mark key moments while recording so you can quickly locate your best clips later for convenient playback, editing or sharing using the GoPro App or GoPro Studio. Just press the dedicated button on the camera or Smart Remote,2 or use the GoPro App to tag your highlights.
  • World's most immersive video
    HERO4 Black features SuperView™, a GoPro-exclusive video mode that captures the world’s most immersive wide-angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot—resulting in captivating, ultra engaging footage of every adventure.
  • Time Lapse videos made easy
    Love the Time Lapse videos you’ve seen on the GoPro Channel? Now you can easily create one yourself—without spending hours in the editing room. In Time Lapse Video mode,4 the camera captures a Time Lapse video automatically. It’s a great way to showcase a sunrise, road trip or family gathering as a short, shareable video.
  • Auto Low Light mode
    Let the camera do the thinking for you. Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame rates based on lighting conditions for optimal low-light performance, enabling you to move between bright and dark environments without having to adjust your camera settings.
  • QuikCapture convenience
    Be ready to capture the moment at a moment's notice with new QuikCapture mode. It turns your GoPro into a one-button camera, allowing you to power on and start recording automatically with the press of a single button. Press once to record video, press and hold for two seconds to capture Time Lapse photos. Never worry again about missing an epic shot.
  • Professional audio performance
    Featuring a powerful new audio system, HERO4 Black captures clean, high fidelity sound. Its cutting-edge microphone delivers nearly 2x the dynamic range, while a best-in-class audio algorithm ensures your recordings sound smoother and more natural than ever.1 Plus, with its new, integrated ADC (analog-to-digital converter), HERO4 Black is compatible with a wider variety of professional low-sensitivity external mics3 for immersive stereo audio capture and enhanced performance, whether recording voices, an acoustic jam session or a live show.
  • Protune™, now for photo + video
    Protune unlocks the camera's full potential, delivering minimally compressed, cinema-caliber video optimized for professional productions, and advanced manual controls for photos and video. Flex your creativity with customizable settings for Color, ISO Limit, White Balance, Sharpness and Exposure—and enjoy the greatest degree of manual control available in a GoPro camera.
  • Improved camera control
    HERO4 Black features a new dedicated button that allows you to quickly access and adjust camera settings. Simplified menus make navigating settings more intuitive than ever.1
  • GoPro App + software
    Expand your GoPro experience with the free GoPro App and GoPro Studio software. The GoPro App allows you to control your camera remotely using your phone or tablet, view and share your content and watch "best of" videos on the GoPro Channel. Use GoPro Studio to create your own engaging GoPro-style videos to share with the world.

Specifications:

Video Mode

  • Video Resolution: 4K
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL: 30, 25, 24
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 3840x2160
  • Video Resolution: 4K SuperView
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  24 
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 3840x2160
  • Video Resolution: 2.7K    
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide, Medium
    • Screen Resolution: 2704x1520
  • Video Resolution: 2.7K SuperView
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL: 30, 25
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 2704x1520
  • Video Resolution: 2.7K 4:3
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  30, 25  
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 2704x2028
  • Video Resolution: 1440p      
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  80, 60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 1920x1440
  • Video Resolution: 1080p
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL: 120, 90, 60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow
    • Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Video Resolution: 1080p SuperView
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  80, 60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 1920x1080
  • Video Resolution: 960p   
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  120, 60, 50
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 1280x960
  • Video Resolution: 720p
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL: 240, 120, 60, 50, 30 , 25
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow
    • Screen Resolution: 1280x720
  • Video Resolution: 720p SuperView
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  120, 60, 50
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 1280x720
  • Video Resolution: WVGA      
    • Frames per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL:  240
    • Field of View (FOV): Ultra Wide
    • Screen Resolution: 848x480

Video Format:

  • H.264 codec, .mp4 file format

Time Lapse Video: Automatically creates video from frames captured at set intervals. Available only in 4K and 2.7K 4:3 resolutions.

  • Time Lapse Video Intervals: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds

Video + Photo: Record video and capture Time Lapse photos at the same time. Available intervals are 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds.

  • Video Resolution: 1440p
    • Video Frames per Second (fps): 30, 25, 24
    • Video FOV: Ultra Wide
  • Video Resolution: 1080p
    • Video Frames per Second (fps): 30, 25, 24
    • Video FOV:Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow
  • Video Resolution: 720p
    • Video Frames per Second (fps): 60, 50, 30, 25
    • Video FOV:Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow

Looping: Record a continuous video loop that overwrites itself until you press the shutter button to stop it and save.

Advanced Video Capture Settings

  • SuperView™: SuperView video mode captures the world's most immersive wide-angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot, and it provides full widescreen playback.
    • SuperView Settings
      • SuperView Mode: 4K SuperView/ Video Resolution: 3840 x 2160
      • SuperView Mode: 2.7K SuperViewVideo Resolution: 2704 x 1520
      • SuperView Mode: 1080p SuperView/ Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080
      • SuperView Mode: 720p SuperView/ Video Resolution: 1280 x 720

Auto Low Light
Auto Low Light mode automatically adjusts frame rates according to lighting conditions for enhanced low-light performance. Frame rates are adjusted in medium- and low-light conditions. Playback occurs at the selected resolution and frame rate.

Photo Mode

Photo Resolutions

  • Resolution: 12MP (Default)/Field of View (FOV): Wide/ Screen Resolution: 4000 x 3000
  • Resolution: 7MP/Field of View (FOV): Wide, Medium/ Screen Resolution: 3000 x 2250
  • Resolution: 5MP /Field of View (FOV): Medium/ Screen Resolution: 2560 x 1920

Continuous Photo (up to 30 seconds): Hold down the shutter button to continuously capture a series of photos until shutter button is released.

Continuous Interval

  • 3 photos/1 second (Default)
  • 5 photos/1 second
  • 10 photos/1 second

Night Photo: Capture a single photo with a customizable exposure time of up to 30 seconds.

Shutter: Applies only to Night Photo and Night Lapse and determines the amount of time that the shutter is open.

  • Shutter Setting: Auto (Default)/ Description: Up to 2 seconds
  • Shutter Setting: Fixed/ Description: 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 30 seconds

Multi-Shot Mode

Photo Mode

Photo Resolution: 

  • Resolution: 12MP (Default)/ Field of View (FOV): Wide/ Screen Resolution: 4000 x 3000
  • Resolution: 7MP/ Field of View (FOV): Wide, Medium/ Screen Resolution:3000 x 2250
  • Resolution: 5MP/ Field of View (FOV): Medium/ Screen Resolution: 2560 x 1920

Burst:

  • Capture up to 30 photos per second.

Burst Rate

  • 30 photos/1 second (Default), 30 photos/2 seconds, 30 photos/3 seconds 30 photos/6 seconds
  • 10 photos/1 second, 10 photos/2 seconds, 10 photos/ 3 seconds
  • 5 photos/ 1 second
  • 3 photos/ 1 second

Time Lapse
Automatically capture a series of photos at timed intervals.

Time Lapse Photo Intervals

  • 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds

Night Lapse

  • Capture a series of photos at specific intervals and exposure times.

Night Lapse Photo Intervals

  • 15, 20, 30 and 60 seconds
  • 2, 5, 30 and 60 minutes

Shutter
Applies only to Night Photo and Night Lapse and determines the amount of time that the shutter is open.

  • Shutter Setting: Auto (Default)/ Description: Up to 2 seconds
  • Shutter Setting: Fixed/ Description: 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 30 seconds

Advanced Video and Photo Capture Settings

Protune™
Protune unlocks the camera's full potential, delivering minimally compressed, cinema-caliber video optimized for professional productions, and advanced manual controls for photos and video. Flex your creativity with customizable settings for Color, ISO Limit, White Balance, Sharpness and Exposure—and enjoy the greatest degree of manual control available in a GoPro camera.

  • Captures images with less compression, giving content creators higher quality for professional productions.
  • Protune enables manual control of White Balance, Color, ISO Limit, Sharpness, Shutter and Exposure Value Compensation for advanced control and customization of your videos and photos.
  • Protune is available for all video and photo resolutions.

Protune Settings

White Balance
Adjusts the overall color tone of videos and photos.

  • White Balance Setting: Auto (Default)
    • Recommended Lighting Conditions: Automatically adjusts the color tone based on the environmental conditions
  • White Balance Setting: 3000K
    • Recommended Lighting Conditions:Warm light (incandescent or sunrise/sunset lighting)
  • White Balance Setting: 5500K
    • Recommended Lighting Conditions:Slightly cool light (cool fluorescent, average daylight)
  • White Balance Setting: 6500K
    • Recommended Lighting Conditions:Cool light (overcast conditions)
  • White Balance Setting: Native
    • Recommended Lighting Conditions:Industry standardized optimized color

Color: Allows you to adjust the color profile of your video footage or photos.

  • Color Setting Resulting: GoPro Color (Default)
    • Color Profile: GoPro color-corrected profile (same great color as when Protune is turned off)
  • Color Setting Resulting: Flat
    • Color Profile: Flat, neutral color profile that can be color-corrected to better match footage captured with other equipment, offering more flexibility in post-production

ISO Limit
Adjusts the camera's sensitivity in low-light environments, and creates a balance between brightness and resulting image noise. Image noise refers to the degree of graininess in the image.

Protune for Video ISO Limit

  • Setting: 6400 (Default)
    • Resulting Video Quality: Brighter video in low light, increased image noise
  • Setting: 1600
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit: Moderately bright video in low light, moderate image noise
  • Setting: 400
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit: Darker video in low light, reduced image noise

Protune for Photo ISO Limit

  • Setting: 800 (Default)
    • Resulting Video Quality: Darker photo in very low light, increased image noise
  • Setting: 400
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit: Darker photo in low light, moderate image noise
  • Setting: 200
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit:Bright photo in indoor lighting, marginal image noise
  • Setting: 100
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit: Bright photo in outdoor daylight, minimal image noise

Sharpness
Controls the sharpness of your video footage or photos.

  • Sharpness Setting: High (Default)
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit: Ultra sharp video or photo
  • Sharpness Setting: Medium
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit: Moderately sharp video or photo
  • Sharpness Setting: Low
    • Protune for Video ISO Limit: Softer video or photo that allows for more flexibility in post-production

Exposure Value Compensation (EV COMP)
Affects the brightness of your video. Adjusting this setting can improve image quality when shooting in environments with contrasting lighting conditions.

EV COMP Settings

  • -2.0 -1.5 -1.0 -0.5 0 (Default) +0.5 +1.0 +1.5 +2.0

Spot Meter
Spot Meter is ideal for filming within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting (such as filming the outdoors from within a car).
QuikCapture
With the press of a button, the camera automatically turns on and begins recording video or capturing Time Lapse photos.
Image Quality + Optics

  • Ultra sharp image quality with all-glass lens
  • Ultra wide-angle field of view with reduced distortion

Battery + Charging

  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Rated at 1160mAH, 3.8V, 4.4Wh

Battery Life
The chart below indicates the approximate continuous recording time (hr:min) you can expect when shooting in various video modes using a fully charged battery.

  With Wi-Fi Off With Wi-Fi On + Using Wi-Fi Remote With Wi-Fi On + Using GoPro App With Wi-Fi Off + Using Battery BacPac™ With Wi-Fi Off + Using LCD Touch BacPac™
Video Mode Estimated Time Estimated Time Estimated Time Estimated Time Estimated Time
4K 30fps 1:05 0:55 0:50 2:00 0:50
2.7K 48fps 1:05 1:00 0:55 2:10 0:55
2.7K 30fps (4:3) 1:10 1:05 0:55 2:15 0:55
1080p 120fps 1:10 1:05 1:00 2:20 0:55
1080p 60fps 1:20 1:15 1:10 2:30 1:10
1080p 30fps SuperView 1:30 1:20 1:15 2:45 1:15
720p 120 fps 1:50 1:40 1:30 3:00 1:20

Based on GoPro engineering testing. Actual performance may vary based on settings, environmental conditions and other factors. Maximum battery capacity will normally decrease with time and use.

Audio

  • Format: 48kHz sampling rate, AAC compression
  • Advanced AGC (automatic gain control) with multi-band compressor
  • Internal Microphone:
    • Mono
    • Approximately 2x greater dynamic range (compared to the HERO3+ Black Edition)
  • External Microphone:
    • Stereo supported with 3.5mm microphone adapter (sold separately)
    • High quality ADC (analog to digital converter) to support studio quality external microphones (compared to HERO4 Silver)

Ports

Mini USB

  • Charging
  • Connecting to a computer for playback/file transfer/charging
  • Supports 3.5mm stereo microphone via optional adapter (sold separately)
  • Supports playback to composite TV via optional cable (sold separately)

Micro HDMI

  • Supports playback to HDTV via optional cable (sold separately)
  • HDMI playback is certified up to 1080p

microSD

  • Memory card

Storage

  • microSD memory card with a Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required.
  • Up to 64GB capacity supported
  • Record times vary with resolutions and frame rates

Photo + Video Playback

  • HDTV
    Micro HDMI to HDMI cable required (sold seperately)
    Note: HDMI playback depends on the resolution of the device and is certified up to 1080p.
  • TV
    Mini USB to composite cable required (sold separately)
    Direct playback may be available using the microSD card and a USB card reader (sold separately).
  • LCD Touch BacPac™ (sold separately)
    Attach to your camera for preview and play back of videos and photos.
  • GoPro App
    Use your phone or tablet to preview and play back videos and photos.
  • Computer
    Connect via mini USB to USB cable (included), or copy files from the microSD card to your computer.

Minimum system requirements for best playback on Mac® and Windows® computers

  • Mac OS® X 10.8 and later / Microsoft Windows 7, 8.x
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo™ or Intel® Dual Core™
  • 4GB RAM
  • Mac: Graphics card shipped with Intel® Dual Core™ Macs or better / Windows: Graphics card that supports OpenGL1.2 or later
  • 5400 RPM internal hard drive (7200 RPM drive or SSD recommended)
  • See minimum system requirements for 4k editing and playback

What's In The Box:

  • HERO4 Black Camera
  • Standard Housing 131'(40m)
  • Skeleton Backdoor
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Curved Adhesive Mount
  • Flat Adhesive Mount
  • Quick Release Buckles
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm (Mounting Hardware)
  • USB Cable

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 3.1 oz.
  • Shipping: 5 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor

Footnotes:

  1. Compared to the HERO3+ Black Edition. 
  2. Sold separately.
  3. 3.5mm Mic Adapter required, sold separately.
  4. May require a camera software update.
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TypeAction Camera
Storage TypemicroSD
Heart Rate MonitorNo
Water ResistantYes
ViewfinderNo
Total Pixel Count12 Megapixels
AlarmNo
Effective Pixel Count12 Megapixels
Manual FocusingNo
PedometerNo
Optical ZoomNo
Calorie CounterNo
Tracks DistanceNo
Night ModeYes
Image StabilizationNo
White BalanceAuto / Manual
BacklightNo
Built In Video LightNo
Mic InputYes
Max Recording Time With Battery2.3
Rechargeable BatteryYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Digital Read OutYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still12 Megapixels
Still Image FormatsJPEG
Computer ConnectivityMicro USB
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)0.3
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Camera

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