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Hiker
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After 1.5 hour of recording while mountain biking no video recorded

Hi all,

during my vacation I wanted to explore one part of the island and had my GoPro Hero 7 Black attached to the external power on my chest while mountain biking. After approx. 1.5 hour of riding I got a puncture so had to fix it. At that time I stopped recording while GoPro was still on and did not want to switch off. I unplugged it from external power, tried holding power button for about 5 maybe more seconds but it behaved like being frozen.

My first question: how much longer after recording is stopped the camera yet records to the card? I was recording at 2.7K, 60.

 

So as it did not want to switch off I pulled out the battery which might have taken me roughly about 20-30 seconds until I got it out from the case on my chest and opened the battery door. Now when trying to download the videos I realized that my 1.5 hour footage is not on the card. I believe as GoPro records 4 GB sets of files there should be at least 5-6 videos even when I interrupted recording by pulling out the battery.

 

Any explanation what could have happened? Is there any way I could recover those lost videos?

 

thanks

lukas

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Adventurer
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Re: After 1.5 hour of recording while mountain biking no video recorded

you had a internal battery.  External power source and  recorded one time for over 1.5 hours.  Understanding  gopro does not CHARGE while recording?   no files   guess it froze on start up????

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Hiker
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Re: After 1.5 hour of recording while mountain biking no video recorded

hello mate,

good points.

There was also internal battery in and while recording I checked on the display (front one) couple of times to verify that it records so definitely it was recording.

thanks

lukas