Charge your HD HERO camera(s) while on the go in a car:
Dual USB port quickly charges up to two cameras at once
1 amp per port for a quick charging solution
Simultaneously record video or photos while charging
Works with most devices that charge via USB
1 Dual USB Auto Charger
2 USB Cables
GoPro Auto Charger Cable Length
Two 38-inch USB cables are included with the GoPro Auto Charger.
Using the Camera While Charging
You can simultaneously charge and record with the HD HERO Original and HD HERO2 cameras. To do this, you can use the supplied USB cable. Use that to connect your camera to a USB wall charger or auto charger that outputs 5V and 1A. You cannot record while the camera is connected to a computer.
HERO3 Camera Battery-life
Here's a list of the average run times for the HERO3 cameras with a fully charged battery.
Avg. time for camera only Avg. time for lowest power consumption setting Avg. time for highest power consumption setting Avg. time for Camera + LCD Touch BacPac Avg. time for Camera + Battery BacPac2
Black Edition 1.5 hrs 1.5 hrs (1080-30) 1 hr (WVGA-240) 1 hr 2.5 hrs
Silver Edition 2 hrs 2 hrs (720-30) 1.5 hrs (WVGA-120) 1.5 hrs 3 hrs
White Edition 2.5 hrs 3 hrs (WVGA-60 and 720-30) 2 hrs (1080-30) 1.5 hrs 3.5 hrs
Please note there are a variety of conditions that can affect run times, such as:
Cold weather, which will reduce battery-life.
Enabling Wi-Fi, which will reduce battery-life
The above times are based on doing a continuous record. Stopping/starting recording, or powering camera on/off repeatedly will reduce the total record time.