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Tourist
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Gopro 9 problems

Hello, I got the new Gopro 9 a few days ago and am unfortunately very disappointed with the quality. I noticed the following errors:

-Hypersmoth is on but it's still shaky

-as soon as I drive into a forest, the picture looks blurry and frayed

- the vidos are often out of focus



After a manual update to FW 1.21 it got better but not right. There is still a lot of room for improvement here.

compared to the recordings with the gopro8, the videos are worse. I also tried different settings but the same errors everywhere.



Do you think that the software is still being updated here?
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Backpacker
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Re: Gopro 9 problems

hi,

 

- out of focus - by no means as everything from 20cm to horizon is in focus in gopro optics.

- the blur and out of focus like is because of the low light and low frame per second (+ hypersmooth)

- if you use 25fps video with hypersmooth in low light, force the shutter to 1/50 or to 1/100 to have crisp frame that camera can work it to achieve the right stabilization.

 

just me,

robert

 

 

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Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: Gopro 9 problems

I compared almost identical shots from the GoPro 8 with the 9 and noticed the problems mentioned above. I also got the feeling that hypersmooth isn't working properly I know that the gopro wears off in bad light, but as already mentioned the recordings are significantly worse compared to the gopro8 and I suspect a problem with the firmware.

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Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: Gopro 9 problems

I have exactly the same problems. With my Hero 9, Hypersmooth does not seem to work at all. I did a test on a mountain bike yesterday. The recordings are catastrophic. It shakes and shakes... My Hero 7 takes much better pictures. This can't be?

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Nomad
Posts: 357

Re: Gopro 9 problems

After update to FW 1.21 and reset to factory settings?

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Hiker
Posts: 24

Re: Gopro 9 problems

Yes the same here! 

 

My my settings were

 

4k 24fps

hypersmooth boost

superview

iso 100/800

shutter auto

 

I beleive in dark areas the camera needs more light so i will try again with max iso 1600... 

 

By the way i updated the software as soon as i received and i tried just once... I will try also 2.7k 60 and 4k 30 fps.

 

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Nomad
Posts: 357

Re: Gopro 9 problems

I got the best results with 4k50 Linear + horizon alignment, Hyperboost = on, ISO max 1600.

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Hiker
Posts: 24

Re: Gopro 9 problems

I see... I need the superview as i use the gopro with the chesty, linear is too narrow for me... But i'll definitely try more fps as it may fix the issue. Thanks