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3D Printing: GoPro Digital Cameras

This guide will assist patrons who plan to use the 3D printing available in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC).

How can I borrow a camera?

You can borrow a GoPro Camera for one week at a time.

  • 4 HERO available for loan.
  • 1 HERO4 Silver available for loan.

Important Note:

You will need to use your own MicroSD to use the GoPro cameras.

  • Images are not stored within the camera & a MicroSD is not provided.


Available littleBits Kits

GoPro HERO4 Silver -  "High-performance capture. Tough-display convenience."

GoPro HERO - "HERO makes it easy to capture and share your world."

Software & Apps

GoPro Studio Software - compatible with both Macs & PCs, GoPro Studio allows you to import, playback, and edit your GoPro photos and videos.

GoPro App - download the GoPro App (on any smartphone and tablet) if you want to pair your device with the camera. This app allows you to not only use your device as a remote with the camera, but you can also share the images you captured through social media. GoPro App Pairing Tutorial.

GoPro HERO Specs.

HERO Specs.

  • 1080p30 / 720p60 fps
  • 5mp‚Äč
  • SuperViewTM
  • Auto Low Light
  • Waterproof to 131' (40m)

GoPro Applications

If you're just looking for inspiration or want to explore the possibilities of GoPro cameras, check out the GoPro Channel. An entertaining collection of videos and photos shot with GoPro Cameras!

GoPro:Tour de France 2015

GoPro: Chasing Waterfalls with Dane Jackson


Contact Info

Wilmeth Active Learning Center

Maker Space within DVELoP (Data Visualization Experience Lab of Purdue)

LIbrary of Engineering & Science Reference Desk 765-494-0831

WALC Information Desk 765-494-0514

Available 3D Printing Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm