Hello GoPro Karma Pilot!
Join our Go Pro Karma community today!
Sign up

Will Karma work with Hero 7?

Billybob

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 10, 2018
Messages
114
Likes
25
Age
44
#1
I’m hearing the Hero 7 will work with the Karma drone. Anyone hear different?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
 

Shon

Well-Known Member
Joined
Mar 23, 2018
Messages
215
Likes
120
Age
43
Location
California, USA
#2
Official word from GoPro is that Karma will need “an update” in order for it to work.

I suspect this means a software issue rather than a hardware issue.

When will it be updated? I haven’t heard an ETA.
 

Ironspear

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 31, 2018
Messages
158
Likes
69
Age
55
Location
Adelaide, South Australia
#3
Looks like the Silver and White versions wont be compatible.

"....The two cheaper options, Silver and White, aren’t as capable, and they don’t use the GP1 chip. They also have integrated batteries, and they aren’t compatible with the Karma Grip stabilizer or the now-dead Karma Drone."

The article didn't say the 7 wasn't....

The new stabilisation system looks great too.
 

IM35461

Active Member
Joined
May 19, 2018
Messages
32
Likes
6
Age
61
#4
But still no 4K Linear video option :(

If it had that I would have bought one for use in my drone.
 

Shon

Well-Known Member
Joined
Mar 23, 2018
Messages
215
Likes
120
Age
43
Location
California, USA
#5
I'm seeing updates on GoPro's official board saying it will be compatible with Karma and no hardware updates (like a new harness) will be needed. They still haven't announced an ETA.
 

Fiddyone

New Member
Joined
Jul 29, 2018
Messages
4
Likes
2
Age
44
#7
I really like the Hero 7 especially the time warp or whatever they call it. Think it would take some great drone footage. The bad news with the Hero 7 that came out is the gimble will also be dead.
 

Shon

Well-Known Member
Joined
Mar 23, 2018
Messages
215
Likes
120
Age
43
Location
California, USA
#8
I really like the Hero 7 especially the time warp or whatever they call it. Think it would take some great drone footage. The bad news with the Hero 7 that came out is the gimble will also be dead.
Well... that is the marketing pitch, but I’ve seen plenty of reviews that beg to differ.
 

New Threads

Members online

No members online now.

Forum statistics

Threads
610
Messages
4,086
Members
1,325
Latest member
lGl