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sd card maximum hero 4 silver

What is the maximum capacity SD Card I can use with Hero 4 Silver?

 

Kind regards,

 

Chris

 


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Re: sd card maximum hero 4 silver

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Hi Chris,

 

@bravebeach5108,

 

The maximum sized SD Card that has been tested with the HERO4 Camera is 128GB. We have tested both the Lexar 1000x 128GB and Samsung Pro 128GB cards with the HERO4 cameras! You can find a complete list of recommend SD Cards here: https://goo.gl/3xjV1Z. Hope that helps!

 

Best,

Ryan

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GoPro
Posts: 3,924

Re: sd card maximum hero 4 silver

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Hi Chris,

 

@bravebeach5108,

 

The maximum sized SD Card that has been tested with the HERO4 Camera is 128GB. We have tested both the Lexar 1000x 128GB and Samsung Pro 128GB cards with the HERO4 cameras! You can find a complete list of recommend SD Cards here: https://goo.gl/3xjV1Z. Hope that helps!

 

Best,

Ryan

Tourist
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Re: sd card maximum hero 4 silver

Many thanks Ryan.

 

Appreciate your response.

 

Kindest regards,

 

Chris

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Re: sd card maximum hero 4 silver

Just a note on the SD cards.

First of all, it's the 128GB Lexar 1000X (not 100X) and Samsung Pro Plus (Plus was missing above) that are tested.😉

Second, unless you really need it, you will get better performance from a smaller capacity card. All cards lose some speed the bigger the capacity. While the mentioned cards will still have more than enough write speed, it's something to consider. Also, it's generally best practice to not store your photos/videos on your SD card and to format your card in the camera before or after a shoot. With this in mind, you will rarely need more than 32GB, much less 64. Editing, trimming, deleting photos and videos while they are on the SD card is also fine, but you should do it at the end of the shoot and generally shouldn't record again to the card until after you have offloaded the data and then deleted all/formatted the card.

You can store/edit/trim/delete files on the SD card, but to ensure best performance, you shouldn't.
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Re: sd card maximum hero 4 silver

Whoops forgot a 0! @danielr15 Is correct that would be Lexar 1000x. Thanks for the catch! 

 

Best,

Ryan