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Your GoPro is not Dead! The gritty on the GoPro HERO5 for Skydiving

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Now that the dust has settled, lets really delve into the GoPro HERO5 Black & GoPro HERO5 Session and see what it gives to us skydivers.   Overview Both the GoPro HERO5 Black ($399) and GoPro HERO5 Session ($299) are due out on October 2nd. Inventory levels looks good so we don't think you'll have a problem getting one quickly.  The GoPro HERO5 Black is using the same chipset as the GoPro HERO4 so you're not going to see a huge difference between the image quality. With that said, the sensor and lens are yet to be determined. Image enhancements, besides post processing, was not talked...

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GoPro HERO4 4.00 Interesting facts

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

A lot of neat little breadcrumbs in the latest software. Here are some interesting tidbits: New Cable called "Kirkwood" which allows the camera to startup in a MTP / Serial control mode. This cable is for controlling and unloading data off the camera. Fairly certain Kirkwood is the code name for the Karma Drone. BLE Sdk is now available. We see some talk about voice control and assist with this feature. We need to dabble into it more.  New product code names include: Himalayas, Squirrels, Streaky, and Margaret River. Margaret River is probably GoPro HERO5.  GoPro Inc. removed the RTOS shell...

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Convert your GoPro to a standard USB Drive

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

Sick of your GoPro HERO3+ or HERO4 Camera connecting to the computer as a 'Camera' vs. a drive?" Miss the old disk-drive method? Turned On by HYPOXIC's latest update forces the GoPro Camera into being a disk drive!  Update your Turned On install and it will automatically switch to "Disk Drive" mode. If you would like the "PTP / Camera Mode" just choose Advanced on the license screen. 

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How to Install a Turned On into a Plastic Helmet

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

Below is the recommended method for plastic helmet such as the Cookie G3, Phantom X, or K.I.S.S. We like this method since it allows for quick removal if you are jumping into the wind tunnel. To remove the GoPro / Turned On Combo, it's as easy as pulling out the top pad, and sliding the cable through the hole. It literally takes less than 30 seconds.  To Install Mark directly below the cable's exit on the helmet. Using a nail or a punch, create a divot for the drill bit to sit upon.  Note the locations of the padding. Remove the head pad and the...

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Mandatory Upgrade For Turned On Indicator

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

  We messed up, but we got you! Recently, HYPOXIC received a couple Turned On units with just the blue LED burnt out. This week we determined the root cause, created a software fix, and tested it on all supported cameras. The last part is on you! Please take a moment to update your Turned On before this happens to you.If you haven't updated your Turned On by HYPOXIC in a while, you'll enjoy the faster boot up and overall robustness of the solution. Please pass on the good word, and let your buddies know they should update!Here are some quick links to make it...

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