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GoPro Hero 6 Black randomly turning off

GoPro hero 6 randomly powers on when both on charge and when not. 

 

A beep is heard and then turns on


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Backpacker
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Re: GoPro Hero 6 Black randomly turning off

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hi,

 

If I let hero6 with wakeup on, and I'm watching TV, for sure will start, take burst pictures, video, etc.

 

gopro has not AI, artificial intelligence, in order to "learn" your voice.

 

so will match anything it thinks is close to a valid command.

 

you have two settings related to voice commands:

- On Camera Voice Control

- Wake on Voice

 

disable Wake on Voice, not Voice Control in loud environments.

 

hope helps a little.

robert

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Hiker
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Re: GoPro Hero 6 Black randomly turning off

Is the voice control on? If so, turn it off. GoPro recommends only using in quiet environments.

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Tourist
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Re: GoPro Hero 6 Black randomly turning off

Ok, so are you expecting me to turn voice control on everytime I want to use it?

 

If so what is the point of the 'go pro wake up' feature?

 

Thanks,

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Backpacker
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Re: GoPro Hero 6 Black randomly turning off

[ Edited ]

hi,

 

If I let hero6 with wakeup on, and I'm watching TV, for sure will start, take burst pictures, video, etc.

 

gopro has not AI, artificial intelligence, in order to "learn" your voice.

 

so will match anything it thinks is close to a valid command.

 

you have two settings related to voice commands:

- On Camera Voice Control

- Wake on Voice

 

disable Wake on Voice, not Voice Control in loud environments.

 

hope helps a little.

robert

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Hiker
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Re: GoPro Hero 6 Black randomly turning off

Thanks for the correction Robert. I did mean turn off Wake on Voice. I find it to be annoying.

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Backpacker
Posts: 821

Re: GoPro Hero 6 Black randomly turning off

hi @nypigskin,

as everything in life and technology has a price...

 

I use both wakeup and voice command... 

- on my MTB bike, to save the battery when the trail/road is not interesting

     - works 80% of the time, and the errors are in the noisy environment - I learned I have to shout sometime

- on my car - hero5 is on my rear windshield hero6 on the front windshield

   - after a while I switched them, hero6 on the back... just because hero5 does not have wakeup

   - it is very handy to order them, both in the same time, with the same command to start/stop.

   - I do not have to enter on the back seats to stop/start, power on/off, etc.

   - work most of the time if I turn the radio off, and close the car windows....

- on a selfy stick when fully extended and do not have access to the buttons.

  - again depends on the environment

  - I do not feel very confortable shouting "Gopro take a photo" in the middle of a marker and nothing happens...

 

still helps most of the time.

 

about turning on/off, luckily we have the "quick" icon in settings...and yes, sometimes is annoying...

 

 robert