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Tourist
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KARMA GRIP charging the camera

KARMA GRIP has the feature to automatically charge the camera...

 

this could be useful if you want to use it for few time, but for more than 2 hours, it will consume all its charge quicker.
The problem is that the karma Grip have not a relpace battery, but  the Gopro camera may have many spare batteries !

 

it would be very important to fix this allowing people to disable this or remove this feature by firmware.
I have gopro hero 6, do you know if this happers with hero 7 too ?

GoPro
Posts: 3,505

Re: KARMA GRIP charging the camera

 

Hi @bravedawn66758,

 

I think it will since that is really the purpose of grip. 

To extend the camera's battery as well. 

 

 

Regards,

-Jay 

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: KARMA GRIP charging the camera


@graytree76514 wrote:

 

Hi @bravedawn66758,

 

I think it will since that is really the purpose of grip. 

To extend the camera's battery as well. 

 

 

Regards,

-Jay 


the purpose of the Grip is stabilize the camera not charging and I will run out of battery before the camera !

and I can replace only the battery of the cemara :(
 

GoPro
Posts: 6,461

Re: KARMA GRIP charging the camera

Hello @bravedawn66758

 

Thank you for your feedback. This matter has already been raised to the team. We have yet to hear from them for an update or a fix, so we do not have information about whether this is the same behavior with the HERO7 Black. We will definitely keep you posted once we have new information. 

 

By any chance have you been able to charge the Grip while using it? That is, using a portable power pack, for example. 

 

Best regards, 
Marius

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Adventurer
Posts: 10,133

Re: KARMA GRIP charging the camera

I use a portable power pack connected to the Grip when I want extended use. It works well and with a couple rubber bands I'm able to attach it to the handle so it doesn't get in the way.
Adventurer
Posts: 10,133

Re: KARMA GRIP charging the camera

I use a portable power pack connected to the Grip when I want extended use. It works well and with a couple rubber bands I'm able to attach it to the handle so it doesn't get in the way.

Tourist
Posts: 6

Re: KARMA GRIP charging the camera

I have the same issue since about 2 years, and there is no fix. I think, it is reasonable to place the appropriate feedback on amazon in order to prevent other people to buy this product. Already made this; please, make the same.
Tourist
Posts: 6

Re: KARMA GRIP charging the camera

I have the same issue for about 2 years, and there is no fix. I think, it is reasonable to place the appropriate feedback on amazon in order to prevent other people to buy this product. Already made this; please, make the same.