10-29-2018 11:48 AM
Tried out the Hero 7 Black for the first time this weekend and diappointed to say the least.
When i bough the camera, first thing i did was manually update the firmware to 1.51. I also went out and purchased one of the recommended SD cards: Samsung 128GB 100MB/s (U3) MicroSD EVO Select Memory Card with Adapter (MB-ME128GA/AM)
Filmed for the first time with the following settings:
EV Comp: 0
ISO Min: 100
ISO Max: 800
When i playback the video on my laptop, it plays the video just fine for 1 second, the next 3 seconds are choppy, then 1 second, then 3 choppy and so on. I've tried playback with QuickTime Player 10.5 as well as VLC 3.0.4. Laptop is MacBook Pro Mid2015. 2.2GHz i&, 16GB Ram running Mojave 10.4 (Laptop plays 4k60 files from Hero 6 Black just fine). I also tried on my windows desktop with the same players with the same results.
I read another post on here about a similar issue and the suggestion was to reset the camera and manuall update again so before opening this thread i did those steps and did another test with the same results.
I can provide the RAW video file if needed.
I have the SD card that came with the camera (32GB SanDisk) that i may try next when i have a moment.
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10-29-2018 03:52 PM - edited 10-29-2018 03:53 PM
The people that are saying it is playing fine on the link... Have they actually downloaded the file? Or just going by the stream? The reason I ask is because the stream is only 720 whereas the download is 4k. Fyi, the stream plays fine for me but the downloaded file freezes on the first frame on my laptop using VLC (as I would expect a 4k 60fps file to, as it is a fairly old laptop albeit with an i7 inside)
Soryy I ain't got a solution but just wanted to make sure about the stream/download feedback you were getting.
10-29-2018 12:30 PM
The windows PC is a 3.6GHz i7 with 16GB ram - If that's not up to par couldn't tell you what is.