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Hero 7 Black

how can I use my Hero 7 Black with external power on a motorcycle?


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Re: Hero 7 Black

Hello @sunnyflame05462. You may use an external power pack, like a powerbank and connect your camera directly to it. This will allow the camera to do extended recordings. The power source must have an output of 5V, 1-2A to keep the camera working. To give the camera more room to dissipate the heat, the battery may be removed while recording.

 

Make sure as well that you have enough capacity on the SD card to accommodate long recordings, if intended. There is a list of recommended cards here. Caution must be taken for this setup though, as having the charging port open exposes the camera to possible water damage. 

 

Hope this helps. Feel free to post back for any other questions or concerns. 

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Re: Hero 7 Black

Hello @sunnyflame05462. You may use an external power pack, like a powerbank and connect your camera directly to it. This will allow the camera to do extended recordings. The power source must have an output of 5V, 1-2A to keep the camera working. To give the camera more room to dissipate the heat, the battery may be removed while recording.

 

Make sure as well that you have enough capacity on the SD card to accommodate long recordings, if intended. There is a list of recommended cards here. Caution must be taken for this setup though, as having the charging port open exposes the camera to possible water damage. 

 

Hope this helps. Feel free to post back for any other questions or concerns.