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Tourist
Posts: 4

Karma Grip disable camera charging

Is there a way to disable the Karma Grip charging the camera battery? I have extra camera batteries, I don't want to waste the Karma Grip battery on charging the camera and would wather use the Karma Grip longer. If not presently available, I would imagine a firmware update would allow users to make it an option. I have found a few threads around the internet asking this same question but no real answers provided.

 

Thanks!

Hiker
Posts: 15

Re: Karma Grip disable camera charging

Doesn't the Karma drone do the same thing? Potentially taking away from the 19minutes flight time.
Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Karma Grip disable camera charging

Going to buy myself a karma grip, in the latest firmware that was not fixed? This forces me to buy Chinese counterparts, I don't want to waste a charge stabilizer to charge the camera.

Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: Karma Grip disable camera charging

It will work without the camera battery.  It will run off the grip (or drone) without the internal camera battery.

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Karma Grip disable camera charging

I have 3 batery and dual charger for gopro, my zhiyun z1 work 9-11 hours, I don't wont to karma charge my camera. It's not feature it's bug. Fix it please!Smiley MadSmiley Sad

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Karma Grip disable camera charging

Yes, pleas fix it. I have bought another battery, but I have never used because the karma grip is charging the gopro. I just do not know that, how and why they could release the Karma Grip without letting us the switch of the charge future... Big disappointment!

GoPro
Posts: 6,164

Re: Karma Grip disable camera charging

Hello Everyone, 

 

Thank you for the feedback. We will surely pass this along to the team in charge and keep you posted on updates. 
Has anyone tried using the Drone or the Grip without the camera battery? How did it go?

 

Thanks, 
Marius

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Karma Grip disable camera charging

Marius, I wonder why you're asking this question. I found this thread because I was looking for a way to *not* have the camera draw power from (in my case) the Karma grip, but I also have the drone, so obviously interested in knowing too, if that is a similar issue. I understood your answer to be that you will pass on the suggestion to have an option where the camera does not drain the power of the grip and thus the grip becoming empty of power ahead of time.

What am I missing here?

 

best, Thomas