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How To Attach An External Microphone To The FeiyuTech G6 and GoPro

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In this video I show you how to attach and use an external microphone with a GoPro Hero 6 Black and FeiyuTech G6. This will also work with other GoPro cameras as well such as the Hero 5 Black. One common problem when filming with a GoPro and a Gimbal is it has a tendency to pick up undesirable motor vibration noise from the Gimbal. For some this is not a problem as they tend not to use the audio track. For others who use a GoPro and the FeiyuTech G6 for Vlogging this can be a huge annoyance. The solution is to use an external microphone which is quite easy to attach to the FeiyuTech G6. This allows for crystal clear audio and no motor noise.

The parts needed to attach a microphone to the FeiyuTech G6 are very minimal and you may already have everything you need lying around. The unfortunate thing is having to use the GoPro Hero 5/6 microphone adapter which is quite a large bulky device, but it does the trick. Follow along in my video and see the sample photos down below.

Here is a list of all the parts needed to attach a microphone to the FeiyuTech G6 for use with a GoPro Hero 6 Black. Either the Rode VideoMic Go or VideoMicro are both good choices when it comes to small external microphones for the GoPro Hero 5/6 Black.

Cold Shoe (USA) https://amzn.to/2GwAawG
Cold Shoe (CAN) https://amzn.to/2IxfLJS

Rode VideoMic Go (USA) https://amzn.to/2k6ttIY
Rode VideoMic Go (CAN) https://amzn.to/2LeHFvV

Rode VideoMicro (USA) https://amzn.to/2wV6MRq
Rode VideoMicro (CAN) https://amzn.to/2Iu05XD

GoPro Mic Adapter (USA) https://amzn.to/2IwX11e
GoPro Mic Adapter (CAN) https://amzn.to/2LatVlP

 

 

There are many methods and hardware you could use to attach the microphone. I just found this setup to be the easiest with minimal hardware and extra bulk.

The FeiyuTech G6 with a Rode microphone attached.

 

The FeiyuTech G6 with a Rode microphone attached.

 

The FeiyuTech G6 with a Rode microphone attached.

 

I found attaching the microphone adapter to the side of the GoPro was the best option.

 

You can use a cold shoe similar to this one to attach the microphone to the FeiyuTech G6.

 

The cold shoe can be left on at all times as it has a very small form factor and does not get in the way.

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Updated 2018 GoPro Chesty Mount

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In this video are taking a closer look at the new and updated 2018 GoPro Chesty. GoPro quietly released several new products this summer including and updated seeker backpack, silicon cases and a new updated chest mount. The design is quite different and now has a large back plate. I find it has a very similar design to the chest mount that is included when you buy the Seeker backpack. I think this is to help provide a more stable platform for this who like to mount gimbals when mountain biking. The larger chest plate should help prevent the gimbal from bouncing around as much.

This video is more of a “closer look” style video mainly due to the fact that there is not a lot of information or photos on the GoPro website about this new updated chest mount and some people may want to have a better look at it before they decide if it is worthwhile to upgrade.

New GoPro Chesty: https://amzn.to/2tIEndd

 


 

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The Best Case For Your GoPro

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Over the years I have used and reviewed many styles of GoPro storage cases, some hard shell and some soft. I always found the same problem with them and that is they are for the most part never customizable. This can be a big issue especial when you think that each and every one of us uses different gear and accessories and that makes it difficult to find a case that is suitable. Not to mention if you want to carry a gimbal in your kit…forget it. Most cases come with pre-cut inserts with spots for GoPro’s and various gear, many case come with 2 or 3 spots for cameras. But what if you only own one camera, that space is now wasted.

I recently came across this case by BUBM and instantly knew it was the perfect case for me. This case takes a different approach and instead of pre-cut foam it has a series of straps and pocket in different sizes. This allows you to securely pack you gear in what ever configuration that makes the most sense to you. You can pack just one GoPro or ten if you wish, You can even pack a gimbal and even a small extension pole. BUBM offers the case in two sizes a medium and large. They even offer the cases in three different colors (blue, black and grey). This case is durable and has a nice build quality, it’s a soft-shelled case but very rigid to help give you some crush protection. I have booth the medium and large version so I can pack depending on how much gear I need to take and I have been extremely pleased with them.

The other nice thing about this style of case is that it’s not design for specific GoPro’s. If you upgrade cameras down the road you know your case will work if the form factor changes. Watch our video review below.

GoPro Case Large (USA) https://amzn.to/2tFj6Bo
GoPro Case Medium (USA) https://amzn.to/2IGgQhB
GoPro Case Large (CAN) https://amzn.to/2ME8wBI
GoPro Case Medium (CAN) https://amzn.to/2KDvT0U

 

 

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