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Fixed: GoPro HERO9 / HERO10 Advisory

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

This bug is now fixed in the latest releases GoPro HERO9 v.1.72 GoPro HERO10 v1.42Please update immediately.  <Left for future reference> There is a major bug with the latest GoPro HERO9 (v1.70) GoPro HERO10 (v1.40) firmware that puts the camera into an endless rebooting state. They haven't been forth coming as to what causes the failure but have amassed it's something to do with old wireless connections being stored when an upgrade occurs. The suggestion is to do a factory reset after the...

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How to fix a GoPro HERO10/HERO9 from Constantly Rebooting

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

The Issue GoPro HERO10 and now the HERO9 has a critical software flaw that can "brick" the camera. We informed GoPro Inc. about this flaw in December. We got confirmation of receipt from them but it took until March to get any kind of traction. It was poorly fixed, and now there is a new bug which is making the GoPro HERO9 unstable. UPDATE: Should be fixed in latest releases. HERO10 v.1.42 , HERO9 v1.72 GoPro HERO10 If you connect more than...

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GoPro HERO9/HERO10 for Skydiving

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

This is a a no BS article. If you are looking for fluff, go elsewhere. If you just want the meat, continue on.  FIRMWARE Keep your firmware up to date! The easiest way is to use the GoPro App. Manual updating is possible directly from GoPro Inc. Use GoPro Quik for latest firmware.  RTFM Seriously, before asking any question, take a look at the user manual. It's a wealth of information.  GoPro HERO9 English User Manual GoPro HERO10 English User...

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GoPro HERO 10 Teardown

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

The GoPro HERO 10 "Kongs" was just released If it wasn't for the milestone edition number, one may consider this camera a "HERO 9+" as the hardware under the hood hasn't changed much. The only major change is the GP2 processor. Hardware-wise, almost everything else, including the sensor, is the same in this iteration. Of course, the power comes from the software advancements and the new powerful imaging pipelines.  With this latest processor, GoPro Inc. is able to step up the frame...

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Sony Camera BLE Control Interface

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

Sony Cameras are now supporting a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) based control protocol. This interface allows a client to control as well as acquire status from a BLE enabled remote.  [Sony RMT-P1BT - Remote works similarly as the JJC RMT-P1BT] This article assumes the reader knows basic BLE terminology so perhaps have a read on the Introduction of BLE from Adafruit if you're unfamiliar. This is not a step-by-step guide, but a broad reference guide on this protocol. As always, I'm available for hire if...

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