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Old 28 June 2012, 03:43   #31
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As for water on the lens, for years on my Sunglasss, I've been using the Oakley Hydrophobic fluid. That works excellent, so should be good on the GoPro as well.

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Old 28 June 2012, 05:27   #32
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As for water on the lens, for years on my Sunglasss, I've been using the Oakley Hydrophobic fluid. That works excellent, so should be good on the GoPro as well.

Oakley NanoClear Lens Cleaner + Hydrophobic Kit available at the online Oakley store | UK

I might invest in some of that stuff! Might clear the waterdrops of the lens faster on the boat
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Save your money and use washing up liquid does the same job and you already have some, just dilute some with a small amount of water, apply and gently rinse, it stops any droplets sticking to the lens - Divers use it to stop fogging.
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How long would you expect the Gopro to last per battery and 32GB card in normal use, ie strapped on RIB constant filming or possible time elapsed?
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How long would you expect the Gopro to last per battery and 32GB card in normal use, ie strapped on RIB constant filming or possible time elapsed?
Last time I ran mine on continuous video on a freshly charged battery it was 34 minutes
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I use a 16gb card & thats more than enough so yours'll be fine & the battery in mine lasts about 2hours filming but timelapse it lasts much longer
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Good to see the "Go pro Gang" increasing in numbers.

HHHmmm i had read to about not applying rainx to the lens but if its in the manual then i'll give that a go. Does washing up liquid really work???

In terms of battery life, i seem to get anything from just over an hour to up to an hour and forty five mins. I've noticed it does really get affected by the cold, which seems to zap battery life.

I highly recommend the anti fog inserts too. Forgot them on last trip and lens kept fogging.
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Ive found it best to charge everything from my I phone charger. It seems to make my battery last a bit longer.

A few go pro forums recommend this also as it appears USB charging can be a bit under performing?

Worth a try. My 32 GB Sandisk card last approx 4hrs 44mins at the setting under 1080.
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Gave the Gopro a workout this weekend and have to say I am very impressed. I got the wi fi working this evening, took about half an hour, the instructions are crap! Found some useful You Tube tutorials that were good. Have finally got the Mac loaded with the Cineform studio software and hope to post some of my footage of bouncing my way out over CHi Bar to watch the Round the island race.
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For those that PM'd me re GoPro bits, please confirm ASAP if you require some bits as we need to have them paid for, processed and delivered by the 14th to ensure they arrive, shipping could be 5 days
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