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Gopro6 and cold weather

Is it better to use pro tune in cold weather to prevent freeze screen or it change nothing ?

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Tourist
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Re: Gopro6 and cold weather

Thank for your help , by the way i find the ultimate protection, i make a casing with Styrofoam and tape easy to remove , the camera stay hot and doesn’t bug

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Re: Gopro6 and cold weather

Hi @foggytree44080

 

While we do not have any formal temperature ratings for our cameras, we are typically able to determine if a camera is operating within expectations. As with all lithium-ion batteries, your GoPro's internal battery operates most effectively at moderate temperatures; cold weather leads to a decrease in overall battery life.

 

Turning ProTune OFF is advised when operating in cold temperatures.

Here are other tips:

  • Keep the camera and battery warm before/during use (stow it in an interior pocket). 
  • Leaving the camera on, in standby may be beneficial, as powering the camera off for an extended period of time will allow the camera's temperature to drop.
  • Minimize the use of resolutions/frame rate combinations higher than 1080p30, unless necessary. If you're not looking to take advantage of higher resolutions, or slow down your video while editing, 1080p30 is a great high-definition, energy efficient recording setting.
  • Minimize the use of Wi-Fi. It requires quite a bit of battery power to retain the video feed and control the camera; even more so in low temperatures. 
  • Use the waterproof housing whenever possible, to retain the heat given off by the camera during use. 

Thanks!

Ej

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Tourist
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Re: Gopro6 and cold weather

Thank for your help , by the way i find the ultimate protection, i make a casing with Styrofoam and tape easy to remove , the camera stay hot and doesn’t bug
Sightseer
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Re: Gopro6 and cold weather

Hi, do you have some pictures?