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Tourist
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Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

Hello,
What is the maximum size for sd card for hero 7 black ?
Recommended model ? Samsung ? Sandisk ? Minimum speed ?
Thanks in advance.
Regards.
Stéphane.

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Adventurer
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Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

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@enc3ladus
Beat me by 9 seconds, LOL.

 

@colst03

Although the list does have the Samsung EVO Plus 256GB, the user manual specifies that the camera is rated for up to 128GB. 

https://gopro.com/content/dam/help/hero7-black/manuals/HERO7Black_UM_ENG_REVA.pdf

Plenty of people successfully use 256GB cards, so they should work.  However, there is a higher risk of failure.

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Nomad
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Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

Adventurer
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Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

Adventurer
Posts: 10,410

Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

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@enc3ladus
Beat me by 9 seconds, LOL.

 

@colst03

Although the list does have the Samsung EVO Plus 256GB, the user manual specifies that the camera is rated for up to 128GB. 

https://gopro.com/content/dam/help/hero7-black/manuals/HERO7Black_UM_ENG_REVA.pdf

Plenty of people successfully use 256GB cards, so they should work.  However, there is a higher risk of failure.

Adventurer
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Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

Keep in mind minimum 4K write speed is 78 mbs by gopro Moderator  (lol)  noted on here on a thread that i asked  what is the bare minimum write speed card he said 4k 78mb write Lol

Nomad
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Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

My advice:

 

Do not use one 256 card. Better way is to have 2 x 128 or less. If somehow your one 256 will broke.....you lose all your videos. If you will have 2, one broken.....,second will have some videos.

Tourist
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Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

Thanks for all your great and useful answers. I will go for 256g samsung evo plus because it os tje chapeasr in Europe (70 euros) and I will use my go pro mainly for water sport like skiing bowee and scubadiving so i prefer avoid to manipulate it. I will habe already the luggage of batteries to deal with :-)
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Hiker
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Re: Max size sd card in hero 7 black ?

Caution... have had intermittent problems with the Samsung EVO plus 256GB. My use case involves taking very long videos, I had a camera crash about once every 20-30h of recording.

 

Am now using SanDisk Extreme Pro 128GB which should give you >4H of continuous recording, much longer than your battery life.

If my recording times supported it, I'd go down to 64GB.

 

https://community.gopro.com/t5/Cameras/Hero-7-Black-freezing-crashing-unexpected-behavior/m-p/264642