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Old 18-02-2016, 03:45 AM
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GoPro Charger & Spare Batteries

For christmas Santa brought the kids a GoPro Silver Hero 4, a gift that really seems to have hit the mark, though I wouldn't be surprised if from time to time the camera finds its way boat-mounted whilst dad goes fishing.

Seeking advice on a charger and in particular spare batteries. Are the aftermarket options safe, or better to stick with the GoPro originals?

Thanks in Advance
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Old 19-02-2016, 04:26 AM
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Hi Seal
I brought a charger and batteries from http://www.dx.com/s/gopro and all works good but a lot less $$$ then original gopro stuff...
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Old 11-06-2016, 10:22 PM
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GoPro Charger & Spare Batteries


I've found the Smatree branded batteries pretty good, should be plenty of them on eBay.

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Old 12-06-2016, 07:54 PM
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I've used the cheapo aftermarket batteries in my Hero 3+ for about 6 months and haven't had a problem with them, although they don't last as long as the official GoPro ones. Three batteries and a USB charger cost me $20 off eBay, I can PM you the seller's name if you like.
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Old 13-06-2016, 06:30 AM
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Thanks for the info fellas.

Ordered a charger & 2x batteries for under $20, so will see how they go.

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