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  1. basicbill

    gopro hero 9 Firmware 1.5 release

    Yes I was glad to see support for the external mic adapter. I have one and it's been useless with the 9 until now. Opens up more possibility's for third party cases.
  2. basicbill

    GoPro’s New Bluetooth Remote

    "The Remote is compatible with HERO9 Black, HERO8 Black and MAX and is available on GoPro.com for $79.99 MSRP, or at a 30% discount for GoPro Subscribers. It is currently available in North America only with a worldwide release coming in Feb. 2021."...
  3. basicbill

    Hero 9 Sunset Time-Lapse

    Time-lapse video mode. 2 second interval. ISO 100 Min/Max. 5500 White Balance. Not much, if any difference than those shot with my H8. However, the H9's ability to start/stop automatically is a big deal to me.
  4. basicbill

    GoPro HERO9 Black: Here's what you need to know

    A straight from the camera night lapse, via the GoPro media library. Southern Arizona. A bit of the Milky Way is visible as well as Saturn and Jupiter. Hero 9. 4K. Linear. 15 second shutter. ISO 1600. White balance 4500. About 2.5 hours. And used the scheduled start set for about an hour after...
  5. basicbill

    GoPro HERO9 Black: Here's what you need to know

    I've had my 9 for a couple of weeks now. I do quite a few time-lapse captures. For me the big gain is the ability to pre-schedule the start time and the duration of the capture. So far it has worked flawlessly. Nothing worth posting. But it's a big deal for me for my time-lapse sessions. Bill
  6. basicbill

    GoPro Hero 9 leaks

    Looks like a winner. https://gopro.com/en/us/shop/cameras/hero9-black/CHDHX-901-master.html https://gopro.com/en/us/shop/hero9-black/tech-specs?pid=CHDHX-901-master
  7. basicbill

    GoPro Hero 9 leaks

    Looks like the reveal will be on September 16. https://video.twimg.com/ext_tw_video/1305129962454822918/pu/vid/1280x720/K9Q9fYd-hSUDmwSS.mp4?tag=10
  8. basicbill

    GoPro Hero 9 leaks

    A bit excited. I've bought each "Black" iteration from the 3 to the 8. Last rumor that I read was a price increase from previous years. Should not have long to wait.
  9. basicbill

    Need suggestions for my ride idea...

    At least. Higher the better for stability.
  10. basicbill

    New GoPro Live Streaming Service

    Tried it on my Hero 8 after the firmware update. Using the GoPro Plus option. Seemed to work fine. Although the latency seemed to be about 4 seconds. With camera and cellphone on the same high speed WIFI network. Some screenshots of the setup and results. (They are in reverse order.)
  11. basicbill

    New GoPro Live Streaming Service

    Article quote: Big news for GoPro users looking to go live—whether by live stream or webcam. GoPro now offers a high-quality live streaming service, making it simple for GoPro Plus subscribers to live stream from their GoPro camera to GoPro.com. “We are really excited to offer high quality...
  12. basicbill

    Hero 9 yeah talk is what is out there so why not add to this rumor

    I've read that the H9 beta testers have to return their cameras by the end of this month. So I assume that it will be released by November. More than likely I'll get one. Especially if GoPro again offers the trade-in program.
  13. basicbill

    Best software/tips

    There are many good video editing programs out there. I suppose the hardware depends on what you anticipate doing. Long or short GoPro clips? 4K? Producing YouTube and/or Facebook content? Your Dell can probably handle the above if it is relatively new with decent specs. I use a Desktop PC and...
  14. basicbill

    Need suggestions for my ride idea...

    Probably can combine clips using the GoPro app. Bill
  15. basicbill

    Need suggestions for my ride idea...

    I would do the in-camera Timewarp for the best stability and smoothness. Maybe sign up for GoPro Plus as a kinda camera insurance. " As a Plus subscriber, if you damage your GoPro, we'll exchange it– no questions asked. " Bill
  16. basicbill

    GoPro Smart Remote alternative?

    I think that is correct.
  17. basicbill

    GoPro Smart Remote alternative?

    Just tried a quick test. I was about 15 feet away, with two closed wooden doors between the H8 and myself. Was able to turn on and off and start/stop recording using the app with no problem. So I guess your situation would work. Bill
  18. basicbill

    GoPro Smart Remote alternative?

    Not sure. Let me do a bit of testing.
  19. basicbill

    GoPro Smart Remote alternative?

    I am not aware of an alternative remote other than those offered by GoPro. However, I am able to remotely turn on/off my Hero 8 and control recording using the GoPro app on my Android smartphone. Bill
  20. basicbill

    Welcome to GoProFanatics.com!

    Welcome. GoPro's are great for travel. Accessories... how about a short tripod such as https://gopro.com/en/us/shop/mounts-accessories/shorty/AFTTM-001.html. Maybe an extra battery. How about a suction cup mount to attach to a window to catch a few takeoffs and landings...