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Sightseer
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Re: GoPro Hero 9 upside down with HL and Boost tilted the horizon by 45 degrees

I have exactly the same issue, my chest mount on the bike will only work with the camera upside down but it drifts till it is 45 degrees...

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Nomad
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Re: GoPro Hero 9 upside down with HL and Boost tilted the horizon by 45 degrees

Unlock the orientation and retest.
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Tourist
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Re: GoPro Hero 9 upside down with HL and Boost tilted the horizon by 45 degrees

The orientation was unlocked and boost was off when I shot the video. It seems to be a problem with the HL lens choice.

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GoPro
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Re: GoPro Hero 9 upside down with HL and Boost tilted the horizon by 45 degrees

Hello @davek872 @fyfordf511 @agilebeach15350 @superbigtwig

 

This has been shared with the team.

We'd like to gather additional details, please:

  • SD card used (Brand, model and capacity)
  • Camera version
  • Settings used

If you haven't yet, it will also help if you can share a sample file.


Thanks!

Ej

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Nomad
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Re: GoPro Hero 9 upside down with HL and Boost tilted the horizon by 45 degrees

Thanks but I haven't seen this issue myself.

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Tourist
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Re: GoPro Hero 9 upside down with HL and Boost tilted the horizon by 45 degrees

I found that this is a problem even without HL on. I took a bike ride today with the Hero 9 mounted upside down. Here are the settings I used in video mode:

 

5K, 24 fps

Lens = Linear

HyperSmooth = On

Bit Rate = High

QuikCapture = On

Orientation = All

 

Sometimes the video would record upside down, sometimes it wouldn't. Do I need to turn Orientation = Locked while it is upside down, perhaps? With HL off, at least I don't get a cockeyed video and this can be remedied by flipping by 180 degs. HL is unusable if mounted upside down.

 

A representative video is located here: https://gopro.com/v/lrPQeKXamzM1E

 

Also notice in the video that the video is garbled around 7 seconds in towards the bottom. Another problem, I know, but nonetheless it is concerning. Anyone else seen garbled video like this?

 

Thanks,

Dave