GoPro HERO5 Black Camera

GoPro HERO5 Black Camera 
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Loan Period: Seven (7) Days (non-renewable)

Available to: Poughkeepsie Public Library District residents, 18 and over, with a PPLD Library Card with no fines.

Pick Up/Return: Adriance Memorial Library Checkout Desk

Number of Kits Available: One

Kit Contains: Multiple parts that are reviewed at Check-out and Check-in

Fines: $20 if returned to Bookdrop (plus damages); $5 late fee per day

Borrower’s Agreement: Review and sign with staff at Circulation Desk before check-out and when checking back in. Includes Guidelines, Fines and Liability, Proper Use & Care. View Borrower’s Agreement here.

GoPro HERO5 Black Kit

Action Camera, Micro SD Card, Rechargeable Battery, Multiple Components, Mounts, USB Cord and Charger, Case & Carry Bag

This compact digital action camera captures 4K high definition video and takes 12MP photos, using an ultra-wide angle glass lens.  It has built in touch display for setting up and reviewing your shots. You can transfer them from the Library’s micro SD card to your own device, tablet or computer for editing using free apps from GoPro, CAPTURE, and QUIK, to share them. You will enjoy the benefits of these functionality features:

  • voice control
  • GPS
  • stabilized video
  • crystal clear audio
  • rear touchscreen
  • interval capture for time lapse
  • able to interface with mobile devices using Bluetooth and WiFi

GoPro HERO5 Black Kit contains these parts, plus a carry bag and case. View the How to Pack the GoPro Case and Bag PDF here

GoPro: Introducing HERO5 Black. Video highlights features and video footage. (5:51 minutes)

GoPro HERO5 Black Beginners Guide.  Getting Started. Close-up instructional video on using the camera’s features. (22 minutes)

GoPro HERO5 Black User Manual.  Download, search manual, or use Table of Contents to link to sections. (49 pages. Large print).

GoPro Help for question search, manuals, etc. Able to download manual in multiple languages.

  • The GoPro HERO5 Black’s instruction manual and training videos are posted on the Library’s GoPro Kit webpage, and should be read or reviewed.
  • Do not leave GoPro in car to avoid exposing the camera to extreme heat or cold. The GoPro battery will drain faster in colder temperatures.
  • Water damage will result if the camera does not have all of its doors closed tightly or goes below 33 feet. The GoPro HERO5 Black is waterproof down to 10 meters (33 feet) without a housing, if doors are properly closed. You will be responsible for replacement if damaged.
  • Beyond normal wear, any damages to GoPro camera will be the responsibility of the Borrower.
  • Transfer all videos and/or photographs to your personal device before returning. Any photographs or videos still on the micro SD card when it is returned will be wiped clean and will no longer be accessible.
  • If Borrower uses their own micro SD card in the camera, they will put the Library’s micro SD card back into the camera before returning to Circulation Desk..
  • Re-pack the GoPro Kit according the directions in the kit and on this website above on How to Pack the GoPro Case and Bag.
  • Please return with a battery charge remaining so it can be turned on at check-in.
  • Return to library staff at the Circulation Desk and allow time for the camera to be checked back in and all the parts reviewed to make sure they are present.

Guidelines for Borrowing and Returning

  • Seven day loan period to a Borrower that is 18 or over, and is a Poughkeepsie Public Library District resident with a PPLD Library Card with no fines.
  • Checked-out and Returned at Circulation Desk of Adriance Memorial Library following procedures in the Borrower’s Agreement.
  • Borrower and Library Staff sign and date this Agreement and Guidelines, and GoPro Parts Check Agreement Form, using GoPro Parts Guide, to mark the GoPro Kit’s parts at check-out and at check-in.
  • Please return with a battery charge remaining so it can be turned on at check-in with Library Staff.

Fines and Liability

  • $20 fine if return the GoPro Kit in the Library’s Book Drop.
  • Borrower is responsible for replacement costs of parts or camera if missing or damaged.
  • $5.00 late fee per day. If not returned in two weeks, Borrower is billed for replacement cost.
  • Borrower acknowledges responsibility for reading the GoPro HERO5 Black’s Instruction Manual and Videos (posted on the Library’s GoPro webpage) for its proper care and use, and by signing below, accepts liability for any damages to the GoPro camera or parts.