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Tourist
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[HERO 5 Black] Is it 802.11ac ready ?

Hello,

 

Does the GoPRO HERO 5 Black have 802.11ac wifi ?

I'm a student at an engineering school and I have a project where I need to live stream videos from a drone directly into a dedicated server (like FFMPeg/VLC/OBE/...).

 

I'm thinking of using the new KARMA drone associated with the HERO 5 camera but first I need to be sure the camera use the IEEE 802.11ac standard and I cant find the info anywhere on the site.

 

Also, i've read somewhere that that the feed can be recovered with vlcplayer, is there a maximum resolution supported by the camera or is it limited only by network speed ?

Hiker
Posts: 57

Re: [HERO 5 Black] Is it 802.11ac ready ?

I also want know the supported wifi mode. According to this source, camera has Qualcomm QCA9377 802.11ac & Bluetooth 4.1 .

But  when i turned on wifi (in the times my camera had touchscreen enabled...) neither Macbook Pro retina with 3x3 802.11ac  neither Dell with Intel 7260AC  would connecti in ac mode.

 

Has the camera really that ac wifi chip? If yes, why it doesn't work in 802.11ac mode?