Battery Information

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MAXIMIZING BATTERY LIFE

 

A message appears on the touch display if the battery drops below 10%. If the battery reaches 0% while recording, the camera saves the file and powers of

 

To maximize battery life, follow these guidelines when possible:

● Turn off Wireless Connections
● Turn off GPS
● Capture video at lower frame rates and resolutions
● Turn off Protune
● Use these settings:
QuikCapture (page 7)
Screensaver (page 24)
Auto Off (page 24)
Brightness (page 24)

 

 

RECORDING WHILE CHARGING

 

Using the USB-C cable that came with your camera, you can capture video and photos while the camera is plugged in to a USB charging adapter, the GoPro Supercharger, another GoPro charger, or the GoPro Portable Power Pack. Although the battery does not charge during recording, you can use one of the above methods to power the camera and obtain extended recording time. When you stop recording, charging resumes. (You cannot record while charging the camera through a computer.)

 

Note: Because the side door is open, the camera is not waterproof during charging.

 

 

WARNING: Using a wall charger other than a GoPro charging device can damage the GoPro camera battery and could result in fire or leakage. With the exception of the GoPro Supercharger (sold separately), only use chargers marked: Output 5V 1A. If you do not know the voltage and current of your charger, use the included USB cable to charge the camera from your computer.

 

 

BATTERY STORAGE AND HANDLING

 

The camera contains sensitive components, including the battery. Avoid exposing your camera to very cold or very hot temperatures. Low or high temperature conditions may temporarily shorten the battery life or cause the camera to temporarily stop working properly. Avoid dramatic changes in temperature or humidity when using the camera, as condensation may form on or within the camera.

 

Do not dry the camera or battery with an external heat source such as a microwave oven or hair dryer. Damage to the camera or battery caused by contact with liquid inside the camera is not covered under the warranty.

 

Do not store your battery with metal objects, such as coins, keys or necklaces. If the battery terminals come in contact with metal objects, this may cause a fire.

 

Do not make any unauthorized alterations to the camera. Doing so may compromise safety, regulatory compliance, performance, and may void the warranty

 

WARNING: Do not drop, disassemble, open, crush, bend, deform, puncture, shred, microwave, incinerate or paint the camera or battery. Do not insert foreign objects into the battery opening on the camera. Do not use the camera or the battery if it has been damaged—for example, if cracked, punctured or harmed by water. Disassembling or puncturing the battery can cause an explosion or fire.

 

 

BATTERY DISPOSAL

 

Most rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are classified as non-hazardous waste and are safe for disposal in the normal municipal waste stream. Many localities have laws in place requiring battery recycling. Check your local laws to make sure that you can dispose of rechargeable batteries in your regular trash. To safely dispose of lithium-ion batteries, protect terminals from exposure to other metal with packing, masking or electrical tape so they do not cause a fire while being transported.

 

Lithium-ion batteries, however, do contain recyclable materials and are accepted for recycling by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation’s (RBRC) Battery Recycling Program. We encourage you to visit Call2Recycle at call2recycle.org or call 1-800-BATTERY in North America to find a convenient recycling location.

 

Never dispose of a battery in a fire because it may explode.

 

WARNING: Only use manufacturer-recommended replacement batteries for your camera.

 

Table of contents

| Your HERO6 Black | Getting Started | Navigating Your GoPro | Map of Modes and Settings | Capturing Video and Photos | Settings for Your Activities | QuikCapture | Controlling Your GoPro with Your Voice | Playing Back Your Content | Using Your Camera with an HDTV | Connecting to Other Devices | Offloading Your Content | Video Mode: Capture Modes | Video Mode: Settings | Video Mode: Advanced Settings | Photo Mode: Capture Modes | Photo Mode: Settings | Photo Mode: Advanced Settings | Time Lapse Mode: Capture Modes | Time Lapse Mode: Settings | Time Lapse Mode: Advanced Settings | Advanced Controls | Connecting to an Audio Accessory | Customizing Your GoPro | Important Messages | Resetting Your Camera | Mounting | Removing the Side Door | Maintenance | Battery Information | Troubleshooting |

 

 

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