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GoPro Hero 4 Dual Charger blinking LED

Hi,

 

I have loaded 2 batteries into the Charger - one LED is orange as expected , the other is blinking.

I swapped them around and the blinking still happens ( but follows the battery)

 

What does this mean? I see no reference to blinking LEDs - just solid Green or Amber.

 

 


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GoPro Community Manager
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Re: GoPro Hero 4 Dual Charger blinking LED

@sweetpike70033 - I saw you hadn't gotten a response. I'm thinking this can be a couple of things. One thing to check is if the connector pins on the battery are somehow damaged or misaligned. That could be preventing the battery from making a clean connection.

 

Also, depending on the age of the battery, it's possible that the battery is damaged in some way or unable to accept a charge.

 

Thanks,

Jeff

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GoPro Community Manager
Posts: 5,850

Re: GoPro Hero 4 Dual Charger blinking LED

@sweetpike70033 - I saw you hadn't gotten a response. I'm thinking this can be a couple of things. One thing to check is if the connector pins on the battery are somehow damaged or misaligned. That could be preventing the battery from making a clean connection.

 

Also, depending on the age of the battery, it's possible that the battery is damaged in some way or unable to accept a charge.

 

Thanks,

Jeff

Tourist
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Re: GoPro Hero 4 Dual Charger blinking LED

Hi Jefft,

 

Thanks for the reply. really appreciate it.

Batteries are quite new and hardly been used.

I left them overnight on charge ( with the one still flashing amber)

In the morning they were both green. I have used them a couple of times since and both had full charge and have worked well

 

Since then they have either both appreared as Green or Amber (solid) when put for topup charge.

 

Mystery is still out there or unconfirmed on what the flashing amber meant - but I guess if there was an issue with the pins etc it wouldn't have charged properly.

 

Thanks again,

Scott

 

Tourist
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Re: GoPro Hero 4 Dual Charger blinking LED

I just had the same issue myself. After switching the batteries between the two chambers, both went back to amber. I'm wondering if the flashing yellow might indicate a "mostly-charged" state.