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Hiker
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gopro4 black recording time bad.

My settings at the time were 1080p 60fps wide with Proton turned on.. Not sure what that is but i see it lessens your recording time. But nothing like only 1 hour and ten minutes that i got. I need something to record at least 3 hrs on my bike rides. So far I've used it twice and it has never recorded my whole ride. I think i had low light checked off also. I'm using a 64 gig card and had 38% of the card left when it shut down. Maybe someone has some basic settings for recording for 3 hrs

 

Thanks 


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GoPro
Posts: 8,324

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

Thank you for posting back for results, @rungel.  According to this article on recording time in each video setting, a recording with Protune on at 1080p, 60 fps will allow you to capture around 2h 56m of recording on a 64-GB microSD card. If you have not done it yet, try manually updating your HERO4 Black camera. You can follow instructions under "Manual Update" on this link. Make sure that you are using a recommended SD card as listed here. Let us know how it goes. 

 

Best regards, 
Marius

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Adventurer
Posts: 10,268

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

Hd1080@60fps will get you a few hours on a 64gb crd is that what you are doing?

Hiker
Posts: 10

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

Yes I had those settings with Proton on. But even that Gopro says i should get 2 hrs and 13 min. So I turned that off for the next time. 1hr and 10 min is just pretty poor recording time i think

Adventurer
Posts: 10,268

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

Maybe you have other files on your 64gb card ?

Hiker
Posts: 10

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

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No other files. Except Gopro sure makes other files besides the video files. I attached a jpg of them

 

Thanks for responding 

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GoPro
Posts: 4,126

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

 

Hi @rungel,

Have you tried reformatting the SD card and test again?

-Jay 

Hiker
Posts: 10

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

I will.. I'm pretty sure I formatted it.. But maybe not
GoPro
Posts: 4,126

Re: gopro4 black recording time bad.

Got it @rungel 

We'll wait for your update. 

 

Regards,

-Jay