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Hero 8 Black - Will It Work In Karma?

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Looks a little different and no clarification...


EDIT: No it won't and has no video output :(

 
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No...Sounds like it will not be compatible.


Many of the featured offered through the 8, are pretty much in-camera features that would have been disabled, even if you had a "Karma Cradle" mount.

The ONLY feature that I think would be worth the upgrade, is the ability to shoot 4k linear mode.

The Cradle was a $30 accessory, for the Hero 4 or Hero 5-7 to be mounted on the Karma. Could a Hero 8 cradle be manufactured for the Karma Grip and Drone? I don't see why not... But I'm not an engineer...perhaps there are some legitimate logistical challenges?
 
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Even if the only advantage of using the GPH 8 is LInear in 4K, I would take that !! We need an upgraded harness or cradle that can support the GoPro Hero 8 Black.

Everyone who owns a Karma needs to call in or chat with GoPro and ask them about making the GoPro Hero 8 compatible with the Karma Drone and Stabilizer. I was in a chat session yesterday with GoPro customer service, of course, they didn't know anything.
 
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Even if the only advantage of using the GPH 8 is LInear in 4K, I would take that !! We need an upgraded harness or cradle that can support the GoPro Hero 8 Black.

Everyone who owns a Karma needs to call in or chat with GoPro and ask them about making the GoPro Hero 8 compatible with the Karma Drone and Stabilizer. I was in a chat session yesterday with GoPro customer service, of course, they didn't anything.
At the very least, I would like to see Gopro support the Hero 8 in the Karma Grip. Not going to hold my breath though...
 
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No...Sounds like it will not be compatible.


Many of the featured offered through the 8, are pretty much in-camera features that would have been disabled, even if you had a "Karma Cradle" mount.

The ONLY feature that I think would be worth the upgrade, is the ability to shoot 4k linear mode.

The Cradle was a $30 accessory, for the Hero 4 or Hero 5-7 to be mounted on the Karma. Could a Hero 8 cradle be manufactured for the Karma Grip and Drone? I don't see why not... But I'm not an engineer...perhaps there are some legitimate logistical challenges?
I agree that GoPro can manufacture a special cradle for Karma. But the question is, do they want to make it? And I don't think they will make it unless we tell them to. If they wanted to make any changes to Karma they would have released something new for Karma. It's almost as if Karma is dead. Karma was a mistake and they've moved on.
 
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Hmmm, Who is, "Funny DC" ? If you check out the refurbished Karma Drone package for sale, here; https://gopro.com/en/us/shop/accessories/refurbished-karma-drone/QKWXX-K01.html it's been sold out for a long time. I wonder how many Karma's were manufactured, thousands? Eventually, they will completely sell out.
forgot the comma - Funny, "DC".

DC is the vlogger in the youtube video.

And, yea, it's ashame, great camera(s) and perfect platform for drone photos and video; I'm guessing supplies, support will go away relatively (1-2 years) soon.
 
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I spoke to a Gopro rep last week and he said no more drones for Gopro , they’re no going to sell nothing about karma in the future , no special harness for Gopro 8 will come , definitely not compatible. They left drone business
 

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I Guess we will all just wait till they all crash or sell them ...all tech companies abandon something at sooner or later . Its been was fun while it lasted. Nothing Lost Nothing gained, ever purchased a $4000.00 TV and had it discontinued in a year ...yep happens all the time .
 
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