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Hiker
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Observation: Image Capture app on Mac starts randomly when Gopro is connected

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Here is an observation I made:

 

I import the files from the camera with the Image Capture app on my Mac. The app set to automatically start up when the Gopro is connected and turned on. So what happens is, that even when my Gopro is turned off (but connected), the app starts randomly, but no camera is shown in the list of connected devices.

 

My suspicion is, that the camera turns itself on periodically for the fraction of a second, which starts the app. Might that be a cause for battery draining?

 

GPS, voice command, Wifi etc. is all switched off.

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Re: Observation: Image Capture app on Mac starts randomly when Gopro is connected

Hi @bompelbob

 

Have you tried checking your computer's USB settings?

When you get the chance, kindly test your camera with a different computer to see if the same happens.

 

I am not certain regarding the battery drain, you may perform a run time test to see how your camera performs.

HERO7 Battery Information

 

Thanks!
Ej