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Hiker
Posts: 15

Hero 6 Black Screensaver not available when connected to karma grip.

On using the hero 6 black with the karma grip the Screensaver option is disabled and the display cannot be shut off when using the setup for recording long duration videos to avoid heating and battery drain.
The hero 5 balck also has the same issue but can be worked out by downgrading to the old firmware.

Gopro please fix this problem for both the cameras with a new update where users can have access to Screensaver feature when using with karma grip.
That would help us a lot. Thanks
GoPro
Posts: 7,104

Re: Hero 6 Black Screensaver not available when connected to karma grip.

Hello @rakishgopro

 

Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We do not have any formal information on this. It is primarily because the Karma grip will provide power to the camera so power consumption is not of concern. When using the grip it is more of a need to have the viewfinder visible during use than without. 

 

Best regards, 
Marius

Hiker
Posts: 15

Re: Hero 6 Black Screensaver not available when connected to karma grip.

Thank you for responding. I do understand your point but it would really help if the Screensaver is available when using with karma grip as there is significantly less heat generated during use as I know from using my hero 5 black running on old firmware which has the option to enable the Screensaver when connected to karma grip. The feature is not available in the latest firmwares and the hero 6 balck.
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GoPro
Posts: 7,699

Re: Hero 6 Black Screensaver not available when connected to karma grip.

 

Hi @rakishgopro

 

 

If this is an option you'd like to have in the future, you may leave it as a feedback for now.

 

 

Many thanks!

EJ