GoPro HD Hero2 Specifications

GoPro HD Hero2

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GoPro HD Hero2 Surf Edition

Part Number: hd-hero2-surf-edition

General

  • Material
    polycarbonate
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    11.0 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Audio Signal Format
    AAC
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Audio Signal Format
    AAC
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Built-in Light
    LED lights
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    11.0 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    11 MP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    GoPro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance
    Automatic
  • Exposure Metering
    Center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    Automatic

Carrying Case

  • Type
    marine case
  • Underwater Depth
    up to 197 ft

Display

  • Display Form Factor
    Built-in

Lens System

  • Type
    Lens - f/2.8
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8
  • Focus Adjustment
    focus free
  • Max View Angle
    170 degrees

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    shockproof, waterproof
  • Underwater Use
    Yes
  • Protection
    Waterproof, shockproof
  • Underwater Depth
    Up to 197 ft

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 14400 sec
    H.264 - 1280 x 960 - 30 fps - 21600 sec
    H.264 - 1280 x 960 - 48 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps - 14400 sec
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 21600 sec
    H.264 - 848 x 480 - 120 fps - 16200 sec
    H.264 - 848 x 480 - 60 fps
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Audio recording, auto power save, date/time stamp, USB charging, Time-Lapse recording, built-in battery warmer
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    Time-Lapse recording, USB charging, audio recording, auto power save, built-in battery warmer, date/time stamp

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB, accessory port, composite video/audio output, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Mono
  • Microphone Features
    Wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Video recording - 2.5 hours ( 720p mode )
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1100 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Run Time (Up To)
    2.5 hour(s)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 or later, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    GoPro
  • Product Line
    GoPro HD HERO2
  • Model
    Surf Edition
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    action camera
  • Camcorder Type
    wearable
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    Time-Lapse recording, USB charging, audio recording, auto power save, built-in battery warmer, date/time stamp

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    11.0 megapixels
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    11 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    11
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    11.0 megapixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Built-in Light
    LED lights

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Audio Signal Format
    AAC

Action Camera Features

  • Camera Type
    mountable
  • Activity / Sport
    surf

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1280 x 960, 1920 x 1080, 848 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    120 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 48 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Capacity
    14400 sec, 16200 sec, 21600 sec

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1100 mAh
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    video recording
  • Battery Life
    2.5 hours
  • Details
    720p mode

General

  • Manufacturer
    GoPro

Where to Buy

GoPro HD Hero2 Surf Edition

Part Number: hd-hero2-surf-edition

Visit manufacturer site for details.