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Why does my Session turn on and off continuously every time after starting (cycle time 30s)?

My GoPro continuouslly cycles on and off.  I've had the Session 4 for about a year, I liked it so much I bought another one (GoPro Hero Session 4).  Last week the camera I've had started cycling on and off continuously.  Driving me crazy!

 

And, after I turn the wifi on it turns on for short time before it cycles off (less than ~30 seconds).

 

I've tried using a different memory card (from the other camera).  The memory card for the camera that doesn't work has a PNY Turbo Performance 64 MB.

 

I've manually reinstalled the camera software (downloaded to a memory card and reinstalled). 

 

From what I found online I cannot do a hard reset.  

 

Any ideas? I feel like I'm in an endless loop ;-)


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Re: Why does my Session turn on and off continuously every time after starting (cycle time 30s)?

Hi @phillipc,

 

It may be related to the SD Cards. I would recommend trying out one of these https://gopro.com/help/articles/Block/microSD-Card-Considerations

 

Hope that helps!

 

Best,

Ryan

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GoPro
Posts: 3,924

Re: Why does my Session turn on and off continuously every time after starting (cycle time 30s)?

Hi @phillipc,

 

It may be related to the SD Cards. I would recommend trying out one of these https://gopro.com/help/articles/Block/microSD-Card-Considerations

 

Hope that helps!

 

Best,

Ryan

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Why does my Session turn on and off continuously every time after starting (cycle time 30s)?

Thank you. I did that too, bought a new card from the list. No luck. I tried everything. I've given up and have got rid of the camera.