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The HD Hero is a small mountable camcorder from GoPro that can be used with different GoPro mounting systems. The HD Hero records 1080p video, supports HDTV out and is expandable to 32GB of storage with a microSD card.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 11/2009


  • SKU description: HD Surf Hero kit adds a Leash and FCS plug-compatible mount., HD Helmet Hero kit adds a headlamp-style head strap, vented helmet strap, three-way pivoting side arm assembly, 3M adhesive mounts (2 curved and 2 flat), and extra quick-release buckle, HD Motorsports Hero kit adds a vertical surface “J-Hook” buckle, suction cup mount, three-way pivoting side arm assembly, extra 3M adhesive mounts (2 curved and 3 flat), and extra quick-release buckle, HD Naked Hero kit has basic bundled accessories

Pricing (base kit)

  • Camera type: Camcorder
  • Width: 2.4 inches
  • Height: 1.6 inches
  • Depth: 1.2 inches
  • Weight: 0.21 pounds
  • Color: Silver
  • Wearable: Yes


  • Sensor size: 1/2.5"
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 5 megapixels


  • Size: 0 inches


  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 30, 60


  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, H.264


  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 2.8


  • Internal size: 0 MB
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC


  • Built-in microphone: Yes


  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, 3.5mm stereo audio


  • Model: Rechargeable 1100 mAh lithium-ion
  • Removable: Yes


Waterproof Quick-Release Housing (180’/60 m)

Bundled accessories

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