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Sightseer
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Does an external mic effect the duration of your GoPro battery?

I make GoPro videos of our fans in the stadium at football games. I mount my Gopro hero session behind the crowd in the stand and film them for over 1 hour and 45 minutes. I have just enough battery to film that long, but i'm thinking of buying an external mic to enhance the sounds of the crowd. I don't want to take the risk of my camera dying when the game is still on... I could miss goals and that would be a shame. So... does a mic effect the duration of your Gopro battery? If yes do you guys have a solution?

 

+ Does anybody know if every external mic is good to catch all the sounds in the stadium or is it just everything that is close by?

 

Thank you!


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Adventurer
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Re: Does an external mic effect the duration of your GoPro battery?

You got a hero session. That doe not support external mic your problem is solved if it was a hero 5 session then no it should run about the same duration

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Adventurer
Posts: 9,884

Re: Does an external mic effect the duration of your GoPro battery?

You got a hero session. That doe not support external mic your problem is solved if it was a hero 5 session then no it should run about the same duration