Tripod mount for attaching your quick-release GoPro camera to a standard 1/4-20 tripod stud * Compatible with all GoPro cameras except the Digital HERO 5 Wrist Camera. GoPro Tripod Mount for HERO Cameras
An essential piece to my camera bag, since I plan to do as much video production with my GoPro as possible.However...I've heard people complain about having to pay for this tripod mount. Since GoPro is mainly used for action sport/activities where the camera is attached to the person or vehicle, it wouldn't really make sense to add this piece to the already generous slew of mounts that come with the camera. If you're planning on doing videography where the tripod is the camera's main resting place, then the..
First, this cost me $7.99 at Best Buy and it just made too much sense to not buy it from there. The mount came with the nut some people are complaining about not getting but perhaps its because GoPro listened to their customers and began including it or fixed whatever manufactoring issue was occurring. Don't know.As far using this, I did not use it to attach my GoPro to a tripod. Instead I screwed a Ram mount with a treaded stud onto the other side of this adapter piece and now I am able to use any Ram Moun..
Do yourself a favor, and buy a couple of 5mm Hex Nut caps from your local hardware store (my Home Depot had them in packs of 2 for ~ 50 cents, you'll find them in some drawers in the hardware section). The mount doesn't come with the bolt (but you can use the one you already have), but real issue is that it doesn't come with the nut, which all the other mounts have (hence the previous recommendation). Including this nut would have saved me the trouble of going to a hardware store, and getting it on my own..