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Hero 8 black external power source

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Does anyone know of a way of using an external power to record with GoPro 8?

 

On my old Hero 3 I use something called a GoPro Battery Eliminator which replaces the battery inside the clear protective housing case and I use for recording outside a vehicle, often on dusty roads. Plugged into a USB feed from the car battery.

 

I know there is something like this for Hero 4, 5 and 6 but I have not been able to find one for Hero 8 as yet.

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Re: Hero 8 black external power source

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Hi @epicflame748,

 

You can remove the battery and connect the camera to any power source. 

You can also replace the door with a 3rd party door that has access to the USB port. 

 

 

-jay

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Re: Hero 8 black external power source

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How would that go leaving it open to the elements such as on the back of a 4x4 on a dusty road?

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Re: Hero 8 black external power source

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Re: Hero 8 black external power source

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HERO8 Doesn't have a case yet @epicflame748

 

But you might be able to get that from a 3rd party manufacturer. 

Let's just wait for other user who might have other suggestion. 

 

 

-Jay