How is battery life for helmet cams in the cold? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-13-2011, 10:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 127
Default How is battery life for helmet cams in the cold?

I'm thinking of getting a helmet cam (GoPro or Countour) and the one thing I'm worried about is the battery life in extreme cold. I attempted to film a top to bottom run at Snowbird last week with my Moto Droid 2 in my hand and the fully charged battery froze on me in like 4 minutes while filmings. I think temps were in the teens plus wind chill...
SilverK20A3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 02-13-2011, 11:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
thetraveler's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Europe
Posts: 391

I have used GoPro for recording in -17 or -18 C temperatures. worked fine and didnīt notice the battery life was shorter than usual. Battery life doesnīt last very long anyway - about 2h recording when fully charged. Basically, you have to keep switching it on and off during the day.
days not on snow in 2011: 11
thetraveler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2011, 12:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
Stay Strapped
InfiniteEclipse's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto
Posts: 1,122

zero issue with the gopro
Did she say Strap-in or Strap-on?
InfiniteEclipse is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums