GoPro camera with 16GB SD card - how long last?

wildbeano, Mar 17, 12:39am
Hi guys,I have a gopro and am purchasing an SD card for it. I have no clue about sizes etc, and so was hoping someone on here might be able to tell me roughly how much filming a 16GB card would last for! Ie half hour! ten minutes! one hour!:-) THanks in advance!

oclaf, Mar 17, 12:48am
approx 4 hours.

bandbook, Mar 17, 12:49am
Really depends on the quality that the camera records at.

Id be guessing roughly 2 hours.

wildbeano, Mar 19, 7:00am
Fab, thanks so much that gives me a rough idea :-)

suicidemonkey, Mar 19, 8:21am
How much recording time do you get!
Recording time will vary according to the resolution setting used and the card capacity. Here are the average recording storage times for a 32GB SD card: 1080p (30 fps): 4h 21m
960p (30 fps): 5h 26m
720p (60 fps): 4h 21
720p (30 fps): 8h 09m
WVGA (60 fps): 8h 09m


Halve those and add a tiny bit more because they're for NTSC.

morrisman1, Mar 19, 8:26am
Mine does about 75MB a minute at 720p/30 so that equates to about 3.5 hours on a 16gb card.

A standard battery will last around 2.5 hours of recording time. Less if you leave it on standby when you are not recording (standby still uses a lot of power)

boots0016, Mar 19, 8:51am
Extremley good camera, get lots of SDHC cards.

rover79, Apr 16, 8:20am
Have a look at what price they are, I went in to buy a 4gb card to try and get about an hours filming and they had some 8gb ones in there for $16.

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