From Hackaday:

The GoPro line of HD cameras seem like they were specifically designed for use with quadcopters. We say that because the small, light-weight video devices present a payload which can be lifted without too much strain, but still have enough horse power to capture video of superb quality. Here’s a hack that uses the camera to provide a remote First Person View so that you may pilot the aircraft when it is out of your line of sight.

The camera in question is a GoPro Hero 3. It differs from its predecessors in that the composite video out port has been moved to a mini USB connector. But it’s still there and just a bit of cable splicing will yield a very clear signal. The image above shows the camera in the middle, connecting via the spliced cable to an FPV transmitter on the right. This will all be strapped to the quadcopter, with the signal picked up by the receiver on the left and piped to a goggle display worn by the pilot. You can see the cable being construction process in the clip after the break.

How to Hack your GoPro Hero 3 for FPV from Chad Johnson on Vimeo.

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Comment by Ted Stanford Jr. on August 22, 2014 at 6:51pm

Is there anyplace or anyone who repairs gopros
I tried to upgrade the firmware and did every thing the instructions said to do and it is froze
Gopro said they would sell me another one at a discount but....

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