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How can I enable external USB control for the go pro.
I have successfully connected to the GoPro using the demo script "gopro-wifi". After which, I can deliver commands that update the camera/do an action. However, whenever I try to enable external usb control, the gopro status does not update. I would like to power and control the GoPro through the USB. How can I do this?
 

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Please do explain how yo got there and so others can offer suggestions, i felt like I was in a middle of a conversation, Are you using goprolabs?
 

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Please do explain how yo got there and so others can offer suggestions, i felt like I was in a middle of a conversation, Are you using goprolabs?
I am not using go-pro labs. I am using the Open GoPro spec defined here: https://gopro.github.io/OpenGoPro/http_2_0

First, I installed the go-pro demo library from the go pro website.

Then, I ran the "gopro-wifi" demo which connects to the go pro using wifi.

Then I used the commands as specified in the HTTP 2.0 spec to command the go pro. Most of these commands (shutter start/stop, set date/time) worked except for the one that enables external usb control. The reason I know this doesn't work is because when I send the status command, the field for external usb control is marked as disabled.

My application is to command the GoPro Hero 10 Black with the commands as defined in the HTTP 2.0 spec through usb instead of wi-fi as the spec says its possible.
 

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thank you now we all can under quite clear about the outside of the box gopro side, you may be best to continue to ask at github where others can help further,
 

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The GoPro is built to accept commands via wifi since it will allow it to work with other wireless devices they sell - such as the wireless remote and the Volta handgrip etc.
As far as I'm aware, the USB port is not built to allow input requests.
 

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The GoPro is built to accept commands via wifi since it will allow it to work with other wireless devices they sell - such as the wireless remote and the Volta handgrip etc.
As far as I'm aware, the USB port is not built to allow input requests.
It is possible with the go pro hero 10, and the new http 2.0 spec. I got it working now but I don't know what I did to enable USB contorl
 
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