Black / Music
jam on. GoPro.
4K30 and 1080p120 video, 12MP photos up to 30 frames per second, built-in Wi-Fi
and Bluetooth®, and Protune™ for photos and video. Includes music mounts.
Available in these editions:
your jam on. GoPro.
From jamming with friends to headlining
gigscapture your music with the HERO4 Black/Music edition, featuring the most
advanced GoPro ever. HERO4 Black boasts incredible high-resolution 4K30 and
2.7K50 video and high frame rate 1080p120 video optimized for professional
productions. Mount your GoPro to instruments, turntables, mic stands and stage
equipment for ultra immersive shots that allows friends and fans to experience
your music in a whole new way. New Protune™ settings for video and photos
unlock the cameras full potential with manual control of Color, ISO Limit,
Exposure and more. And with GoPro software, youll have all the tools you need
to create pro-quality videos to promote on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more.
Now musicians of all levelsfrom rising
stars to superstarscan capture professional, ultra high-resolution, high frame
rate video and gorgeous photos of their performances.
made for music.
The included mounts allow you to attach
the camera to instruments, turntables, mic stands and stage equipment to
capture unique, immersive footage that draws the audience in and allows them to
experience your music like never before.
· Featuring a sleek, minimalist design,
The Frame enables ultra compact, low-profile mounting thats perfect for
· Mount the camera to your guitar, drums,
turntables, keyboard or other instrument with these easy-to-remove,
non-damaging adhesive mounts.
· Mount the camera to your mic stand.
Compatible with standard U.S. 5/8-27 mic stands. Includes an adapter for
European 3/8-16 mic stands.
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 thats sharper, richer and more
detailed.1 Combined with powerful new features and technologiesand
improvements to audio, usability, wireless connectivity and moreHERO4 Black is
the most advanced, highest-performing GoPro ever.
4x the resolution of 1080p.
4K30, 2.7K50, 1080p120HERO4 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.
powerful photo capture.
HERO4 Black captures gorgeous 12MP
photos for all your production needsfrom creating album art to documenting
life on tour. Choose from a variety of modes to nail the perfect shot. Burst
mode shoots up to 30 photos in one secondperfect for drum solos and other
fast-action sequences. Time Lapse automatically captures photos at set time
intervals from 0.5 to 60 seconds. Its great for instrument-mounted shots when
the shutter button is out of reach or capturing a series of photos so you can
pick your favorites.
settings for after dark.
Capture super low-light scenes 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
youre shooting the crowd in a dark venue or a detail onstage before the lights
go up, get the flexibility you need to create powerful images in any ultra
view and share with built-in Wi-Fi + Bluetooth.
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
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.
Weighing just 3.1 ounces, the tiny
HERO4 Black camera ensures its your performance, not its presence, that holds
your audiences attention. The small size makes it ideal for mounting to
instruments and low-profile capture onstage.
Fit the whole band in the frame thanks
to HERO4 Blacks ultra wide-angle glass lens. Its great for capturing large
groups in small spaceslike a cramped rehearsal room or crowded cluband
delivers an expansive field of view for dynamic, engaging footage.
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.
most immersive video.
HERO4 Black features SuperView™, a
GoPro-exclusive video mode that captures the worlds most immersive wide-angle
perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in
the shotresulting in captivating, ultra engaging footage of every adventure.
Low Light mode.
Whether youre at a late-night festival
or jamming in your garage, Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame
rates based on lighting conditions for optimal low-light performance. The
camera does the thinking for you, so you can capture crisp, clear footage in
darker environments without having to adjust your camera settings.
Be ready to capture the moment at a
moments notice with new QuikCapture mode. It turns your GoPro into a
one-button camera, allowing you to power on and start recording
with the press of a single button. Press once to record video, press and
for two seconds to capture Time Lapse photos. Never worry again about
an epic shot.
Protune™, now for photo +
Protune unlocks the cameras full
potential, delivering minimally compressed, cinema-caliber video
professional productions, and advanced manual controls for photos and
Flex your creativity with customizable settings for Color, ISO Limit,
Balance, Sharpness and Exposureand enjoy the greatest degree of manual
available in a GoPro camera.
Improved camera control.
HERO4 Silver features a new dedicated
button that allows you to quickly access and adjust camera settings.
menus make navigating settings more intuitive than
GoPro App + software.
Expand your GoPro experience with the
free GoPro App and GoPro Studio software. The GoPro App allows you to
your camera remotely using your phone or tablet, view and share your
and watch best of videos on the GoPro Channel. Use GoPro Studio to
your own engaging GoPro-style videos to share with the world.
Camera: 88g (3.1oz)
Camera with housing: 152g
Per Second (fps) NTSC/PAL
of View (FOV)
48, 30, 25, 24
60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24
90, 60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24
60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24
60, 50, 30 , 25
Wide, Medium, Narrow
1 Medium FOV
is not available for 1080p120 and 1080p90.
H.264 codec, .mp4 file
Video + Photo
Record video and capture
Time Lapse photos at the same time. Available intervals are 5, 10, 30 and 60
Frames per Second (fps)
Wide, Medium, Narrow
50, 30, 25
Wide2, Medium, Narrow
is not available for 60 fps.
Record a continuous video
loop that overwrites itself until you press the shutter button to stop it and
Advanced Video Capture Settings
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.
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.
of View (FOV)
Continuous Photo (up to 30 seconds)
Hold down the shutter
button to continuously capture a series of photos until shutter button is
3 photos/1 second
5 photos/1 second
10 photos/1 second
Capture a single photo
with a customizable exposure time of up to 30 seconds.
of View (FOV)
Capture up to 30 photos
30 photos/1 second
(Default), 30 photos/2 seconds, 30 photos/3 seconds
10 photos/1 second, 10
photos/2 seconds, 10 photos/3 seconds
5 photos/1 second
3 photos/1 second
Automatically capture a
series of photos at timed intervals.
Time Lapse Photo Intervals
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 and
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
Advanced Video and Photo Capture
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 Exposureand enjoy the greatest degree of
manual control available in a GoPro camera.
- Captures images with less
compression, giving content creators higher quality for professional
- 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.
Adjusts the overall color
tone of videos and photos.
adjusts the color tone based on the environmental conditions
light (incandescent or sunrise/sunset lighting)
cool light (cool fluorescent, average daylight)
light (overcast conditions)
standardized optimized color
Allows you to adjust the
color profile of your video footage or photos.
color-corrected profile (same great color as when Protune is turned off)
neutral color profile that can be color-corrected to better match footage
captured with other equipment, offering more flexibility in post-production
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
Protune for Video ISO Limit
video in low light, increased image noise
bright video in low light, moderate image noise
video in low light, reduced image noise
Protune for Photo ISO Limit
photo in very low light, increased image noise
photo in low light, moderate image noise
photo in indoor lighting, marginal image noise
photo in outdoor daylight, minimal image noise
Controls the sharpness of
your video footage or photos.
sharp video or photo
sharp video or photo
video or photo that allows for more flexibility in post-production
Applies only to Night
Photo and Night Lapse and determines the amount of time that the shutter is open.
Auto applies only to Night Photo.
to 2 seconds
15, 20 or 30 seconds
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.
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).
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
- Rated at 1160mAH, 3.8V,
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.3
Wi-Fi On + Using Wi-Fi Remote
Wi-Fi On + Using GoPro App
Wi-Fi Off + Using Battery BacPac™
Wi-Fi Off + Using LCD Touch BacPac™
3 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.
- Internal Microphone:
2x greater dynamic range (compared to the HERO3+ Black Edition)
- Format: AAC compression,
advanced AGC with multi-band compressor
- Increased audio range by
approximately 10dB (compared to the HERO3+ Black Edition)
- Studio quality external
microphone support. See list of supported microphones.
- Connecting to a computer for
- Supports 3.5mm stereo
microphone via optional adapter (sold separately)
- Supports playback to
composite TV via optional cable (sold separately)
- Supports playback to HDTV
via optional cable (sold separately)
- HDMI playback is certified
up to 1080p
- microSD memory card with a
Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required. See list of recommended microSD cards
- Up to 64GB capacity
- Record times vary with
resolutions and frame rates
Photo + Video Playback
Micro HDMI to HDMI cabel
required (sold seperately)
Note: HDMI playback depends on the
resolution of the device and is certified up to 1080p.
Mini USB to composite
cable required (sold separately)
Direct playback may be
available using the microSD card and a USB card reader (sold separately). See list
of 4k TVs that support SD card playback.
LCD Touch BacPac™ (sold separately)
Attach to your camera for
preview and play back of videos and photos.
Use your phone or tablet
to preview and play back videos and photos.
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 Included
- HERO4 Black Camera
- Rechargeable Battery
- The Frame
- 2 Removable Instrument
- Mic Stand Mount
- Protective Lens + Lens Cap
- Quick Release Buckles
- 3-Way Pivot Arm (Mounting
- USB Cable