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Hiker
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GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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Hello,

 

I use the GoPro on my FPV drone with a 3d printed case, the camera ruined like 25-30 videos in the past month, horrible!

 

This is the flow: Press record > do a 5-6 min flight with the drone and return > Press stop > file is saved ( no error ) > The footage has like 30-80 sec in total.

 

Temprature condtions: 10* C 

Geo: Low mountains, cliffs

Camera: screen looked, voice control off, GPS off, WiFi off, Hypersmooth off.

MicroSD: Sandisk Extreme 128Gb XC1 V30

Battery: stock from the camera

FW: 01.50

 

 

After the yesterday fails were like every videos was ruined i did a few tests:

 

1 - recored 2:01 min out the window of moving car, it only saved 1:01 min, 50% was lost.

2 - recored 5 min inside the car, saved the entire video, no problem at all 

 

Please help or any advices to get this fixed, at this moment i can't relay on the camera to do any shoots.

 

Hiker
Posts: 19

Re: GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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No one? :(
Tourist
Posts: 2

Betreff: GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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Hi,

I have the same problem.

Thats my settings were it stopps recording spontaneously:
 
4k
60fps
Hypersmooth off
Bitrate high
Original Battery
 
It happens spontaneously, filming just in my hand or on my FPV drone. I recorded 1:36min and saved is only 0:17.
Cannot cause the problem on its own.
 
I think there is a problem with the "high Bitrate" in the combination with "Hypersmooth off".
Is it to much "Data" to process for the software?
 
Wich camera settings did you record?
Hiker
Posts: 19

Betreff: GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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Also 4K - 60fps, High bitrate.

When you got the issue:

1 - it was cold at the location? What temperature was?
2 - did you use any case for the camera?

I am asking because i did a test inside my car were it was warm and the recording was ok, nothing lost.
Tourist
Posts: 2

Betreff: GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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1 - it was about 10-15° outside. In one situation i warmed up the battery in a Lipo heater. Same issue. However, I did not heat the camera.

 - i will test it again, and i will record outside in the cold

2 - yes a case/shell printed in TPU

 

The problem mostly arises on the drone. The same is reported from other groups.

For now you can choose the lower bitrate and it should work....

Hiker
Posts: 19

Betreff: GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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Same here 10*C windy with TPU !

Another thing: did a short video held with handle grip underwater in a small river, from 1 min i just got 20sec.

I will try to connect it to a lipo and do a test, i am almost sure that the low temp has something to do with it, i will try it today since are 4*C outside and let you know what happens.


Hiker
Posts: 19

Betreff: GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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So i did this test:

 

Put the camera in the freezer for 2 min 

Wrap it in a wet tissue

Filmed outside at 3*C + medium / high wind 

 

1 -  The original battery failed from 20% went dead like in under 2 min, and the total lenght of the recoreded clip was 30 sec.

2 -   With the LiPo battery was super ok, filmed 4 min, all was good.

 

I will do again this test with 100% full battery 

 

Hiker
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Betreff: GoPro 9 incomplete recordings on my FPV drone.

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So after a long testing time, GoPro 9 has a serious bug:

 

- The camera stops recording when in 4K 60 FPS 16:9 0 hypersmooth off.

 

this is the main issues, no temperature, no battery and no sd card issues.