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Is there anyway to mute audio in a GoPro?

Discussion in 'GoPro/GoPro Gimbal' started by richnat, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. richnat

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    Specifically I have a 3+ Black.

    Is there any way to turn off the audio pick up? I looked on the camera and in the user manual and found nothing. I can always remove the audio in post I suppose, but if there is a way to just not record it in the first place that would be nice. All that wind noise and prop sounds don't really do much for me. ;)

    At the very least I'm going to look for a way to cover the microphone to at least reduce wind noise. I have a great pair of external mics with wind covers, but they use the USB plug which is covered up when the gimbal's HDMI cover is in place.
     
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  2. Stephen jennings

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    Negative only in post production
     
  3. Maddog

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    What he said.:(
     
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    What he said about what he said.
     
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  5. Pedals2Paddles

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    Don't listen to these guys. No, you can't turn off the audio on the GoPro. You can only eliminate it in post production.
     
  6. richnat

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    If I could just eliminate the wind buffeting noise, the sound of the drone and/or environment might be interesting. I might try taping over the mic or maybe taping a small piece of foam over the mic. Nothing to lose and costs nothing to try!
     
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    given that the gopro is under the props that is most likely not going to get you out of prop wash even on the calmest of days
    What I do is carry a tascam audio recorder.
    I just let is record ambiant sound from the area I am flying in, and use it as needed

    Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder DR-05BR
     
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    That's what we said that he said that you can only silence in post.o_O
     
  9. Bilge

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    I tried to put electrical tape over microphone...it minimize it some....but did not eliminate it.....so post production for total elimination