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Sightseer
Posts: 1

Se calienta mucho mi GoPro 8

Compre hace unas semanas mi GoPro 8 hero y todo va muy bien, sin quejas. He querido grabar algunos videos colocando la camara en el parabrisas del auto, pero no pasan ni 5 min que por exceso de calentamiento se apaga por precaucion, que puedo hacer para que me aguante un poco mas ??

Tourist
Posts: 70

Re: Se calienta mucho mi GoPro 8

Does Overheating message appear ?

Hiker
Posts: 275

Re: Se calienta mucho mi GoPro 8

What settings do you have on the camera?

Mise can get pretty hot especially when used at 4k50 linear lens hypersmooth on or 4k25 4:3 linear with hypersmooth on.

4k - the higher the resolution the more processing the camera has to do and the more heat it generates

50fps - the higher the frame rate the more processing and the more heat it generates

Linear lens - this is real time lens correction which uses a fair bit of processing power to remap the pixels, the more the processor has to work the more heat is generated

Hypersmooth - realtime stabilisation needs a fair bit of processor power which, again, generates heat.

Given that the gopro is packed into a small space and has a plastic case (plastic is a poor conductor of heat) then all these processor intensive options will add to the amount of heat.

Reducing the amount of.these intensive operations can reduce the heat

Putting the camera in an aluminium case can help as the aluminium is good at soaking away.the heat from the camera and distributing it to the air . it also adds a little bit of mass where the heat can be distributed so reducing the overall temperature.

Having airflow over the camera can also help
Nomad
Posts: 1,386

Re: Se calienta mucho mi GoPro 8

What he said....  also if you're mounting it in the window and it's overheating, you should turn on the front window demister.  It will turn on the A/C and direct it over the camera keeping it cool.