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Hiker
Posts: 24

Battery draining with the new firmware 1.80.... even worst

I did the new update hoping that will resolve lot of problems,and 1 thing i was hoping is the battery life when the gopro is off ,well the 1.80 is officialy for me draining the baterry faster than before,WASTE

GoPro
Posts: 12,244

Re: Battery draining with the new firmware 1.80.... even worst

Hi @supermesa1470

 

How was update done?

If it has not been done manually, see if it'll make a difference. https://gopro.com/en/us/update/hero7-black

You may also do a Short Record Times test.

Let us know how it goes.

 

Thanks!

Ej

 

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Battery draining with the new firmware 1.80.... even worst

The same happened with mine, even when it was off it drained the battery .. I went back to version 1.6

Nomad
Posts: 297

Re: Battery draining with the new firmware 1.80.... even worst

I do not compalin on 1.7 FW. Its the best in my opinion and I still hesitat to do update but I will. Question - How to get or backup my 1.7 FW?

Adventurer
Posts: 11,341

Re: Battery draining with the new firmware 1.80.... even worst

So I did the update and soon down the road my audio imput gave   FW 01.08 to FW 01.70. that was when it failed soon after?