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Triple Charger for GoPro Hero 6 and Hero 5 Black

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In this video review, we are taking a closer look at the Telesin triple charge for the GoPro Hero 6 Black and The GoPro Hero 5 Black. Because both cameras use the exact same battery it works for both cameras. The Telesin triple charger has a very small form factor with a snap lid, this makes it ideal for portability and charging your GoPro batteries while on the go. The lid keeps all batteries securely in place and allows you to plug the charger into a power bank and charge your batteries while hiking and do other activities. The charging input is a USB-C connection, this allows you to use the USB-C cable that comes with your GoPro as there is no cable included in the package which I do find kind of strange.

As for the build quality, it feels to be made of a cheap plastic, however, it feels durable and should hold up to daily use. There are 3 chambers inside all with a corresponding LED lights on the front of the unit. When charging the LED are illuminated red and change to green one at a time as each battery is fully charged. It is priced very reasonably and comes as just a stand-alone charger or as a kit that contains 2 spare Hero 5/6 Black batteries.

Telesin Triple Charger (USA) http://amzn.to/2BydLyw
Telesin Triple Charger (CAN) http://amzn.to/2CE6yMF

Telesin Triple Charger with Batteries(USA) http://amzn.to/2AZ5Mco
Telesin Triple Charger with Batteries(CAN) http://amzn.to/2BecoYS

 


Some photos of the Telesin triple charger.

 

Telesin triple charger packaging.

 

Telesin triple charger.

Here is a size comparison of the Telesin triple charger compared to the GoPro Dual charger. A smaller footprint but can charge a 3rd battery.

 

There are 3 charging chambers inside with a snap lid to hold batteries securely in place while charging.

 

LED lights on the front signify when charging is complete.

 

Telesin Triple Charger (USA) http://amzn.to/2BydLyw
Telesin Triple Charger (CAN) http://amzn.to/2CE6yMF

Telesin Triple Charger with Batteries(USA) http://amzn.to/2AZ5Mco
Telesin Triple Charger with Batteries(CAN) http://amzn.to/2BecoYS


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Shark Cage for GoPro Hero 5/6/7 Black

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In this video review, we are taking a closer look at the Shark Cage frame for the GoPro Hero 5/6/7 Black. In the past, I have reviewed several aluminum frames for GoPro’s. These frames are useful for a few different reasons. Firstly they offer great protection. The tough aluminum build protects your GoPro from drops or when filming in situations where the camera may take some knocks. However, the most common reason for using an aluminum frame is the fact that it has a built-in cold shoe and it makes it easy to attach a microphone to your GoPro rig. There is one drawback to these aluminum frames and that is they are heavy, these frames can add a lot of weight to your setup.

This is where the GoPro Shark Cage is different, it is a minimalist aluminum frame that still offers good protection and only weighs a fraction of the others. The GoPro Shark Cage has a cheese plate included in the pack with several tripod connections. You can mount this cheese plate in many different ways on the Shark Cage. There is no cold shoe included in the package and it will need to be purchased separately. I have included links to the products used in the video.

You can watch our full video review of the GoPro Shark Cage below.

Shark Cage for GoPro: https://amzn.to/2TtlmH0
Cold Shoe Mount: https://amzn.to/2KmxepZ

 

 


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GoPro Vlogging Case | How To Connect A Microphone To The GoPro Hero 7 Black

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In this video review, we are taking a closer look at a new style of casie for the GoPro Hero 5/6/7 Black that is aimed at vloggers. This new style of case or as some would call it “housing” has a built-in cavity that can hold the GoPro microphone adapter. When connecting a microphone to the Hero 7 Black you must use GoPro’s microphone adapter which for the most part is a big brick. In the past when you set up a GoPro vlogging rig you would have this adapter hanging off the back and it would always be in the way. There are some DIY methods for managing all these cables and adaptors but they really just were not all that convenient.

A few months ago these new styles of GoPro vlogging cases with a built-in microphone adapter holder started popping up on Amazon and eBay. I ordered one in to take a look at it and I really was quite impressed and wondered why it took so long for someone to come up with this idea. The other necessary component when setting up a GoPro Vlogging rig is you need a way to attach your microphone, most commonly this is called a cold shoe. In the past, there have been many offerings of aluminum GoPro cases that had a built in cold shoe and for the most part, they have always worked well (except dangle mic adapter). The downside to these cases is they were quite heavy and added a lot of bulk to your rig. This new style of vlogging case is made of durable plastic and is significantly lighter. They also feature a raised cold shoe for connecting a microphone, this raised cold shoe helps keep the microphone out of the GoPro’s wide field of view.

You can watch our video review of this new style of GoPro Vlogging case that is compatible with the GoPro Hero 7 Black, Hero 6 Black and Hero 5 Black.

GoPro Vlog Case: https://amzn.to/2CysmeM
Rode Microphone: https://amzn.to/2CxL4TV
Fusion Grip: https://amzn.to/2TZANtE

 

 

 


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