08-03-2019 03:19 PM
08-04-2019 02:34 AM
1. Don’t expect the camera to work in low light conditions. On the hero 5 black I see heavy artifacting and freezing in the latest bios when using indoors.
2. Always format the SD-card on a PC before heading out for a new adventure.
3. For the hero 5 black I found that only 1440p, 1080p at max 60 fps works reliably.
4. Turn off any features you’re not using like voice commands, wireless, low light, stabilization.
I have experienced artifacts and freezing with or without black screen. Usually it will record a single first clip. Second clip may freeze or the camera may freeze after the first clip if camera is left on.
08-04-2019 06:52 PM
I turned the GPS off, low light off and formatted the SD card using the actual camera. So far so good. Would love to have the GPS info, but this’ll do for now.
One thing to note is that the day when the camera was failing was about 10 degrees (f) hotter than the day when it worked fine.
08-05-2019 04:37 AM
Did you by chance check for available satellites and also check the kp index? Download UAV forecast and go into settings and disable using GLONASS and Galileo. If you don't have 9+ satellite estimated lock and a kp <4 you are much more likely to either not get GPS or get bad date. You can also place a little EMI or copper cloth under the camera mount to block electrical interference and strengthen the GPS signal.
08-12-2019 03:26 PM