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Tourist
Posts: 2

Hero 7 silver won't charge while filming?

Won't the Hero 7 silvers film and charge at the same time? Have I wasted my money?

 

GoPro
Posts: 8,211

Re: Hero 7 silver won't charge while filming?

Hello @smallieman.  Even though the camera is plugged in, the battery will not charge during recording. It will only start charging when the recording is stopped. Furthermore, if the camera is connected to a computer and powered on, the battery will not get charged even if the camera is not recording.

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Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Hero 7 silver won't charge while filming?

Thank you! I've been doing more research and see I've bought the wrong camera for what I'm needing. Guess I'll be selling it at a loss to get one that will work or charge while filming. It was a Christmas gift from my wife so I can't complain too much! Thanks again for your input!

Adventurer
Posts: 9,902

Re: Hero 7 silver won't charge while filming?

Yep best sell off get what you like that will charge and record at the same time.   gopro is not that camera to do it. the Hero 4 was no more the  newer