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GoPro HERO6 Black

GoPro
Abel Code: GoProHero6
Mfr. Code: CHDHX-601
Description
This 4K Ultra HD action video camera delivers more performance than the HERO5. The GoPro HERO6 Black delivers 4K60 and 1080p240 video, which enables slow motion playback. Waterproof housing down to 33 ft. Plus, hands-free voice control. Built-in GPS.
Key Highlights
  • Record 4K60 and 1080p240 video
  • Supports voice commands
  • SD card slot
Overview

Overview

GoPro HERO6 Black 4K action video camera captures 4K60 and 1080p240 video on its GP1 chip. You can activate the camera with hands-free voice commands, record underwater up to 33 ft below, and create QuikStories to share footage on social media. The camera delivers digital stabilization to smooth your shaky video footage on small motions. HERO6 ecords your video and photo stills on an optional SD card. This camera supports good low-light performance with specific night modes, plus it features an integrated GPS.

HERO6 Black offers Video, Photo, and Time Lapse camera modes:

  • Video - delivers both Video and Looping
  • Photo - (3) capture modes: Photo, Burst, Night
  • Time Lapse - (3) capture modes: Time Lapse Video, Time Lapse Photo, Night Lapse Photo

Photo stills are created in .gpr files, which is based upon the Adobe .DNG RAW format.

You can zoom in to the image before you with the touchscreen, before recording.

Waterproof Housing

Swim down 33 feet with the waterproof GoPro HERO6 Black to capture underwater footage. 

Remember to use your camera tether and an optional Floaty, both sold separately, to keep your camera afloat during water sports.

NOTE: Do not use a camera tether when mounting to your action helmet. You should also not mount the camera directly to skis or snowboards.

Stabilization

The GoPro HERO6 Black offers digital stabilization to smooth your recorded footage and reduce shakiness. It does this by offsetting for motion during capture. This function is ideal for capturing small yet fast action, such as cycling, motorcycling, and handheld use.

Remember, this is not a gimbal. HERO6 digitally adjusts the footage to smooth what you see.

NOTE: Video stabilization is available for all resolutions, except: 4K60, 4K 4:3, 2.7K120, 2.7K60 4:3, and 1080p240. It crops the image 5% when shooting in Wide FOV.

QuikStory

Ideal for posting and sharing new content to your social media sites, the QuikStory funtion is an automatic copy of video and photos from your GoPro HERO6 Black to your compatible mobile device. The GoPro App can deliver an edited video, with music and effects, so you can share your new QuikStory online. Save, edit, or delete the story while on your smart phone.

Playback

You can playback the footage you shot using your GoPro HERO6 Black. You can also insert your microSD card with recorded footage into your camera to play content directly. Note that tesolution of the computer will affect the ability to play videos.

When using Slow Motion video playback you will lose the audio portion. Go play a record in the wrong speed, if you miss that sort of thing, this is digital. GoPro knows you want to add your own tunes and sound effects.

Remember, when playing video with the GoPro App you can mark your favorite moments by adding a HiLight Tag by tapping the down arrow icon. 

Connect your camera with your micro HDMI cable to your HDTV to view video content and photos on a large screen.

Voice Commands

Like the GoPro HERO5 Black, the HERO6 Black features the ability to voice activate actions and camera modes with established voice commands for hands-free functionality in the middle of the action. No more fumbling for buttons. Simply speak the set voice commands and GoPro HERO6 enables the action or camera mode you require.

Voice Action Commands:

  • GoPro Turn On (in effect for 8 hours after you turned it off)
  • GoPro Start Recording
  • GoPro HiLight (this adds a HiLight tag while recording video)
  • That was sick (adds a HiLight tag while recording video)
  • GoPro Stop Recording
  • GoPro Take a Photo (single photo still is captured)
  • GoPro Shoot Burst
  • GoPro Start Time Lapse *
  • GoPro Stop Time Lapse
  • GoPro Turn Off
  • GoPro Edit My Story (moves video and photos from your most recent session, based on location and date, to your phone to create a QuikStoryTM. Moves content immediately instead of waiting for the automatic process.)

Voice Mode Commands:

  • GoPro Video Mode
  • GoPro Photo Mode
  • GoPro Burst Mode
  • GoPro Time Lapse Mode

* NOTE: When in Time Lapse mode you will need to stop recording before issuing a new Voice Command. Also note, GoPro recognizes multiple languages. You can establish Language under Preferences.

Advanced Controls

You can adjust camera settings and advanced controls to adjust camera zoom, exposure control, Protune (for color grading), Color, White Balance, ISO Minimum, ISO Maximum, display brightness (adjust from 10% to 100%), Shutter speed settings and modify Sharpness. 

In addition, GoPro HERO6 Black offers the ability to create a separate .wav audio file to capture RAW audio in addition to the standard .mp4 audio track.

GPS location allows embedded GPS details to document where your video and photos were taken.

Although this camera comes with a microphone, you can add your own non-powered or self-powered microphone. HERO6 also supports line-level output from audio equiment, such as your mixing board, guitar preamp, and more.

Select between NTSC or PAL for recording and playback.

Recording Media

The GoPro HERO6 Black supports microSD, microSDHC or microSDXC cards (sold separately) to record your photos and video footage. It offers a single slot for media. 

Mounting your GoPro

The Frame and a mounting buckle and/or thumbscrew is required to mount your camera. Follow manufacturer guidelines on how to mount your camera.

Maximizing your Camera Battery

Here are several suggestions from the manufacturer on how to maximize your battery life:

  • Turn off wireless connections
  • Turn off GPS
  • Capture video at lower frame rates and resolutions
  • Turn off Protune
  • Use these settings:
    • QuikCapture
    • Screensaver
    • Auto Off
    • Brightness

What's in the Box

  • 0 x GoPro HERO6 Black
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • Record 4K60 and 1080p240 video
  • Supports voice commands
  • SD card slot
  • Stabilizes bike and motorcycle footage
  • Waterproof down to 33 ft

Batteries

Battery Chemistry:
Li-Ion / Lithium-ion
mAh Rating:
1220 mAh

Connectors

Output Connector/Port:
micro HDMI - NOTE: Cable not included.
USB - Type-C

Inputs & Outputs

USB:
Yes.

Power

Power Input:
Battery Pack
USB-C
Battery Accepted:
HERO5 Black or HERO6 Black Lithium-Ion Battery - 1220 mAh, 4.40V

Underwater

Buoyancy Notes:
Requires an optional Floaty.

Support for Every Production

Facilities in NY & LA designed for maximum comfort and efficiency

We are accustomed to working with productions and budgets of all sizes. Need a complete camera system specifically tailored to your needs or a few accessories to complete your kit? We’ve got you covered. All our gear is meticulously maintained by our on-site technicians, and we treat all jobs with the highest degree of care and attention to detail.

Expendables

Expendables

We stock expendables in our three showrooms so you have the convenience of one-stop shopping.

Training

Training

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