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  1. basicbill

    Hero 10 - One Hit and One Miss - Water Shedding Lens and Reduced Recording Time

    I've not tested that but I'm sure it makes a bit of a difference. Mine were set to go dark after five minutes. I did test GPS on versus off on the 10 and there was about a 6 minute difference. Bill
  2. basicbill

    Hero 10 - One Hit and One Miss - Water Shedding Lens and Reduced Recording Time

    The new GoPro Hero 10 boasts a lens coating that helps to shed water droplets. As someone who often shoots in the rain, I appreciated this improvement. Recently, to try it out, I noticed on radar that a few showers were approaching. I set up the H10 in a time-lapse video mode. I then let the...
  3. basicbill

    Sold GoPro Hero 8, plus Media Mod, extra battery, charger, SD card

    My in nearly new condition GoPro Hero 8 is for sale due to my upgrade to an H10. Original box and accessories. The sale will also include a Media Mod, extra GoPro battery and GoPro brand dual battery charger. And a 32GB SanDisk SD card. $195 shipped via USPS Priority Mail to anywhere in the...
  4. basicbill

    who is buying a 10?

    I received my Hero 10 on the 18th. Only one full morning of use but it's been excellent. Upgraded from an 8. However, I also have a 9 and probably would not upgrade from it except I occasionally use two cameras. From your 7 I'd say it's a worthwhile upgrade.
  5. basicbill

    Open GoPro Announced

    I think this is big news. GoPro has just announced a new open API for 3rd party companies and app developers to use. Some informative links: https://gopro.com/en/us/news/open-gopro-announce https://community.gopro.com/t5/Open-GoPro/ct-p/OpenGoPro...
  6. basicbill

    Time Lapse Videos Milky Way Night-lapse, Southern Arizona, GoPro Hero 9

    Milky Way Galactic Core Night-lapse on April 13, 2021 Night Lapse Video mode. Settings: 4K, Lens Linear, Auto Interval, 15 second Shutter, Bit Rate High, White Balance 3200k, ISO Min and Max 3200, Sharpness High, GoPro Color. I set the camera up in a remote location in the desert. And used the...
  7. 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.
  8. 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."...
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. basicbill

    Need suggestions for my ride idea...

    At least. Higher the better for stability.
  16. 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.)
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. 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...
  20. basicbill

    Need suggestions for my ride idea...

    Probably can combine clips using the GoPro app. Bill