Step 1: Materials and Tools You'll Need:
-GoPro "Skeleton Housing" for the HERO3 (To allow access to the USB ports on the camera)
-Olympus ME-51S Stereo Microphone
-GoPro 3.5mm Mic Adapter for HERO cameras (The one I used is exactly 5-1/4-inches long. If the length of yours differs, you may need to adjust the length of the CPVC cable-holding arm for your version of this project.)
-GoPro Tripod Mount
To Build the Mount:
-1/2" CPVC - For the frame. You wont need more than 15-inches in length.
-1/2" CPVC Elbow Fitting
-Machine Screws (1) 1/4 x 20 - about 1-1/2 to 2 inches long, for the tripod screw.
-Tripod Head/Plate (1) - You can use your favorite tripod's head plate, for the purposes of this project I used a small GorillaPod from JOBY.
-Washers (2) - I used 5/8" external diameter x 3/8" internal diameter but anything that fits the machine screw should work.
-Foam - (memory foam, egg crate, packing foam), Just a small piece to keep the microphone from rubbing the plastic.
-Welder cement or PVC/CPVC Cement - Any good heavy duty stuff will keep it together.
-Spray Paint - I used black. Camera equipment looks good in black!
-Dremel with a router bit, cutter bit and sander bit
-Drill with 1/4" bit
-Saw and miter