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Busy message on screen now won’t power on

Last night camera worked just fine, I removed the micro sd card viewed files and deleted them on my MacBook Pro, this morning as I was preparing for my ride I inserted the micro sd card and noticed the screen said “Busy” I for the life of me couldn’t figure out what that might be suggesting but I figured it knew what it was doing and did particularly need to record anything right away, so I hopped on my motorcycle and headed out. When I got where I was going I dismounted the camera from my helmet to plug it in to charge for awhile and I noticed not only did the screen no longer say “Busy” but the red LED didn’t flash when I connected it to the charger. I went through the process of deduction🕵🏼‍♂️, I checked the outlet, it was fine, checked the charging block, fine, micro usb cord, fine, hmm smh 🤔👨🏼‍💻 I then pulled the battery and applied my multimeter to find 🕵🏼‍♂️👨🏼‍🔧 it had a capacitance of 3.4vdc. At this point it won’t power on at all, can’t hard rest it, nothing, now it’s State is powered off with nothing on the screen and no micro as card inserted. What can I do from here🙋‍♂️? I’m stumped 🕺🚶‍♂️🕺 🤦‍♂️🤷‍♂️

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GoPro
Posts: 9,584

Re: Busy message on screen now won’t power on

 

Hi @richardpuller

 

What specific camera are you using?

Also, whats the make and the model of your SD card?

 

Please refer to this link and type "no power". Select the model of your camera to bring up the troubleshooting article.

https://gopro.com/help/

 

Let us know how it goes.

 

Thanks!

Ej

 

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GoPro
Posts: 9,584

Re: Busy message on screen now won’t power on

 

Hi @richardpuller

 

What specific camera are you using?

Also, whats the make and the model of your SD card?

 

Please refer to this link and type "no power". Select the model of your camera to bring up the troubleshooting article.

https://gopro.com/help/

 

Let us know how it goes.

 

Thanks!

Ej