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New GoPro's battery (not original)

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I have recently purchased an additional battery for my GoPro Hero 3 White. I do not actually know if this one could damage the camera having a little higher capacity than the original GoPro's one, or it is fine using it.

 

Could anyone help me? I would be particulary grateful.

 

Thank you in advance,

Javi.

 

P.S.: there is a photo to support my explanation.

 

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Re: New GoPro's battery (not original)

Hello @javitoral98

 

Thank you for reaching out. It would always be best to use an original GoPro battery especially considering that a non-GoPro battery such as one in the picture has a different power rating. A higher rating (4.8 Wh) induces a higher current to the camera which could potentially damage internal camera circuit. Hope this helps!

 

Best regards, 
Marius

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Re: New GoPro's battery (not original)

Hello @javitoral98

 

Thank you for reaching out. It would always be best to use an original GoPro battery especially considering that a non-GoPro battery such as one in the picture has a different power rating. A higher rating (4.8 Wh) induces a higher current to the camera which could potentially damage internal camera circuit. Hope this helps!

 

Best regards, 
Marius

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Re: New GoPro's battery (not original)

Thanks @mariustanya , so useful your reply!!