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#36
Video Camera with the Longest Battery Life
AbsolutJake - 12/03/2016 2:18 PM
Category: Videography
Replies: 9

Is there any camera on the market that can take a 5 hour dive video? I can’t seem to find one.
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Robss1985 - 12/03/2016 3:58 PM
The extended battery packs for go pro are great. I run out of memory before I kill the battery normally.
gopro.com/news/gopro-releases-the-battery-bacpac-rem...1080p-hd-hero-camera
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Robss1985 - 12/03/2016 4:03 PM
I think the go pro is good down to 60m/197 feet, they make lights for them as well.
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AbsolutJake - 12/04/2016 8:52 AM
What I’m reading on those is that they only get about three hours of footage. Do you get more?
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Eric_R - 12/04/2016 7:28 PM
In what way are you using a camera where you need 5 hours?
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Robss1985 - 12/04/2016 8:44 PM
I’ve never tried running it for five straight but I’ve shot several hours cut up over a period of several days without charging on one.
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cbm369 - 12/05/2016 12:32 PM
I’ve done right at 5 hrs with the Go Pro, with Wi-Fi turned off. This was on land of course, but it maxed out a 64gig card.
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AbsolutJake - 12/05/2016 1:43 PM
From cbm369: I’ve done right at 5 hrs with the Go Pro, with Wi-Fi turned off. This was on land of course, but it maxed out a 64gig card.

Was that with the extended battery?
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cbm369 - 12/06/2016 7:10 AM
No, standard battery. I have 4 batteries that I rotate, 1 Go Pro, 3 aftermarket, eBay probably, lol. But the aftermarket ones have a slightly better mAh rating. Think it’s 1290 vs 1180 on the Go Pro brand.
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AbsolutJake - 1/01/2017 1:17 PM
Hey guys, I had a thought. Since I do hookah diving, I’m tethered to my boat via an air hose. There’s no reason why I can’t get a corded video camera and just bind the cord to the air hose.

What do you guys think?