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Best way to keep Hero 5 plugged into power so it runs longer than battery life

Hi filming concert but need it to run to 2 + hours.

 

Best way to do this please

 

Unfotunateky when I have the bracket on, there is no way to plug into the usb on the cam.

 

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Explorer
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Re: Best way to keep Hero 5 plugged into power so it runs longer than battery life

What do you mean by "bracket"?

The side door comes off, so if you mean the Frame, you can take the door off before putting the camera in the frame housing.

It's usually best to remove the battery when using external power. This prevents the camera from over heating.

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Explorer
Posts: 12,026

Re: Best way to keep Hero 5 plugged into power so it runs longer than battery life

What do you mean by "bracket"?

The side door comes off, so if you mean the Frame, you can take the door off before putting the camera in the frame housing.

It's usually best to remove the battery when using external power. This prevents the camera from over heating.
Tourist
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Re: Best way to keep Hero 5 plugged into power so it runs longer than battery life

Thanks for the reply. I mean the bracket that the cam sits in which is on the tripod.
I didnt know you could actually take the usb cover off. If that is so, that answers my question.
Thanks for the tip about the battery too.
Explorer
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Re: Best way to keep Hero 5 plugged into power so it runs longer than battery life

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No problem. Good luck with your shoot!

When taking the door off (and putting it back on) be sure to fully extend the door first.

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You may also find this chart handy for expected recording times (based on 64 GB SD card) *This is not battery recording times

Resolution                   Normal Recording       With Protune

4K-302h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps

4K-25

2h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
4K-242h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
4K-24 Superview2h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
2.7k-602h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
2.7K-502h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
2.7K-482h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
2.7K-302h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
2.7K-25 2h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
2.7K-24 2h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
2.7K-30 Superview 2h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
2.7K-25 Superview 2h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
2.7K 4:3 - 302h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
2.7K 4:3 - 252h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
1440-802h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
1440-60 2h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
1440-50 2h 56m - 45 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
1440-48 4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1440-30 4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-1202h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
1080-902h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
1080-60  4h 22m - 30 Mbps 2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-50  4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-48 4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-30  4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-25  4h 22m - 30 Mbps 2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-24 4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-80 Superview 2h 13m - 60 Mbps2h 13m - 60 Mbps
1080-60 Superview 4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-50 Superview 4h 22m - 30 Mbps 2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-48 Superview  4h 22m - 30 Mbps 2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-30 Superview  4h 22m - 30 Mbps 2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-25 Superview  4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps
1080-24 Superview 4h 22m - 30 Mbps2h 56m - 45 Mbps

 

HERO5 Black Camera Battery-life​

 

                  Video Only|Stabilized | Video + All Features ON

4K/30 W1h 30mN/A1h 20m (stabilization off)
2.7K/30 W1h 49m1h 40m1h 30m
1080/60 W2h 1h 50m1h 30m
1080/30 W2h 30m2h 5m1h 45m
720/120 W2h 20mN/A1h 40m (stabilization off)