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Gopro Hero 4 camera not initiating recording?
do not turn on when an SD card is inserted
Is the SD card lock broken and you need a memory card replacement
Then its time to change your Gopro Hero 4 SD Card
I was in your shoes some time ago when I got a gopro hero 4 and here is what I did to conquer memory issues with my gopro hero 4
- Up to 160MB/s read speeds to save time transferring high-res images and 4K UHD videos (2). Requires compatible devices capable of reaching such speeds.
The GoPro HERO 4 and Silver are particularly sensitive to the type or class of SD card you while recording. The write speed is always the usual suspect especially while recording in high resolution (Pro Tune enabled).
Inconsistency in the ways memory card manufacturers report their SD Card Speed Rate, capacity Some display write speed as 90mb/s or “times” 350x make it frustrating in choosing a compatible SD Card.
Here are some tips to help you get a good memory card for your Gopro Hero 4 Black or Silver
- SPEED CLASS & UHS SPEED CLASS RATINGS
- RECOMMENDED MANUFACTURER
SPEED CLASS & UHS SPEED CLASS RATINGS
Gopro Hero 4 Black or Silver Cameras requires a Fast SD Card with a Class 10 or UHS-I minimum write speed rating (WRITE SPEED NOT READ SPEED). If your SD Memory Card isn’t writing as fast as your gopro is capturing it will be flagged “Game Over” and your recording will stop.
Here is a chart to help you Determine the Speed Class of an SD Card
|Speed Class||Minimum transfer speed||Recommended Uses|
|Class 0||No speed rating.||Backing up Documents and other files.|
|Class 2||2 MB/s||File storage, SD video recording.|
|Class 4||4 MB/s||File storage, SD and HD video recording|
|Class 6||6 MB/s||File storage, SD and HD video recording|
|Class 10||10 MB/s||HD video recording, HD still consecutive recording.|
|UHS-I||10 MB/s||Large size HD video recording, high quality video capture for real-time broadcasts (i.e. HD TV shows)|
Gopro Hero 4 Black or Silver supports an SD Memory Card of upto 64GB, but can support some 128GB Card in some cases.
Gopro Hero 4 Black or Silver Supports but FAT32 MicroSD card 32GB and lower and exFAT file format for 64Gb and above.
Here are the Recommended Memory Card for Gopro Hero 4
Click here is the list of test and compatible micro SD cards for Gopro Hero4 silver or black
Note this list was gotten directly from the gopro official site