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Sightseer
Posts: 2

Gopro 4 black SD port malfunction

Hello,
My faithful gopro 4 started having some issue with ejecting the card out. I push it in and instead of just popping out it kinda slowly bringing only a tiny edge out that I need to pry out with my fingers. That was still ok butt recently it leads (I assume) to a more serious problem where the SD port seems to not have a bery good hold on the card and midfway thru a video if the camera shakes a bit it will stop recording and give a SD error sign. Can it be fixed?

Thanks
Explorer
Posts: 11,598

Re: Gopro 4 black SD port malfunction

It can, but you'll need to do it yourself. It's not difficult with the right tools and instructions.

You'll need to purchase a new Mother Board https://www.ifixit.com/Store/GoPro/GoPro-Hero4-Black-Motherboard/IF300-028?o=1

And tools like those found in this kit https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Tools/Essential-Electronics-Toolkit/IF145-348?o=2

Here is the guide for replacement https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/GoPro+Hero4+Black+Expansion+Port-Motherboard+Replacement/86225
Sightseer
Posts: 2

Betreff: Gopro 4 black SD port malfunction

Thanks Daniel!
That was quick and very detailed
Unfortunately it seems like I might be able to get a second hand GoPro 4 for about the price of the tools and the motherboard so might save me the trouble of taking it apart it putting it back together again

Cheers!
Explorer
Posts: 11,598

Re: Gopro 4 black SD port malfunction

No problem.
Hope the new camera works out for you.