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GoPro USB port broken

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Trippin, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. Trippin

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    Has anyone had a problem with the USB port on their GoPro? Mine has broken free. If you had where did you get it fixed?

    Thx
     
  2. SanCap

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    What model gopro and how old is it. My go pro 4 Black USB port broke off and fell into the camera Gopro replaced the camera for me. I was very impressed.
     
  3. Trippin

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    Hero 3 silver, a little over a year old.
     
  4. SanCap

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    I would contact GoPro, they might be able to help you. Their customer service is excellent.
     
  5. dptcalvin

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    My Hero 3 Black's WiFi button was faulty and I was 2 weeks beyond the 1 year warranty. They still replaced it at no charge to me (I paid for shipping my GoPro to them, that's it).
     
  6. Jebus

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    I had an incident with my Hero 3 Black and the USB port broke right off the main PCB. I had a heck of a time finding a replacement 10 pin connector (finally found them on Ebay), but while I was waiting for it to arrive, someone else (thanks again BruceTS!) recommended something that I'm still using to this day. I haven't bothered replacing the USB port - as everything is working how I need it anyway, and there's a chance I could mess stuff up trying to solder in those tiny 10 pin connections.

    Check out my two threads regarding this:

    viewtopic.php?f=4&t=15128&p=137801#p137801

    viewtopic.php?f=31&t=15516&p=141583#p141583

    Hope this helps!

    *edit* - here's a couple of links that I had bookmarked that sell it:

    http://www.readymaderc.com/store/index. ... ts_id=2309

    http://team-blacksheep.com/products/prod:gopro_board
     
  7. pilsburypie

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    Yep, I would contact GoPro - kind of a nicey nice email saying how great their gear is and how it's a disappointment that this has happened when you take good care of it. I find the nice approach works well in getting stuff replaced. Good Luck