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3D stereoscopic test flight hero3 black

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by martcerv, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. martcerv

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    Ive been playing around with a DIY 2 cams setup for 3D use on the phantom. Here are the first few test flights, the setup still needs some work as its a bit off balance and I am getting some jello still in good light even with filters. Was jello free in lower light but also one motor is not quite as smooth as the others since my crash a while back and I have replaced bearigns but still not perfect so I will replace that motor.

    The take off and landings may be the worst part for 3d as the ground is too close for this camera separation and I am using a fixed convergence done manually in premiere pro. I had a couple radio glitches where you will see it auto level in glight and first flight I had some video issues but changed channel and it was fine after up to 700m away.

    First slow GPS mode flight, just checking out the site

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGFhRXTJPR4[/youtube]

    Second Flight ATTI mode

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFHL0YtVWxE[/youtube]

    Third flight Manual mode cruising

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynyl3fTyIRI[/youtube]

    Here is the site and measurement for reference. The line is 715m long here as measured by google earth and I stayed on the top left end of the line all flights.

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    My Phantom 3d setup at 1305g

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    New radio coming next as I dont like the odd control glitches of the stock radio even though I am pushing it way beyond its rated specs.
     
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    I just noticed the 3rd video here was out of sync by 2 frames guess I forgot to time sync it, this completely ruins the 3d experience and gives a bit of eye strain so its got to be made as close as possible. The way I am doing the frame sync is before each flight I shoot my FPV monitor. This has the GoPro OSD on it with recording time, I simply zoom in to this and mark the point where it changes time then align both videos to this.

    I would love to use gopro cineform for 3D but it doesnt allow any time resync for the gopro 3 black footage, so its been a bit of a PITA to try and come up with another way to do both time resync and image convergence.

    I will do a shorter edit of a few different 3D flights later but Im just testing out to see how my methods convert into youtube 3D atm.
     
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    Here is a reupload of the 3rd video with frame sync fixed.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynyl3fTyIRI[/youtube]

    Here is one more manual mode 3d video

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tEXDBoN070[/youtube]

    I just realized there is no option to adjust parallax separation in the yt viewer so all my video will be very subtle in the 3d effect. I will upload this same video in 3840x1080p full frame side by side at 40Mbps to see how the added separation works and also if the image quality ends up better uploading full frame video rather then regular half width 1080p
     
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    Here is another one shot late around sunset flying around the neighborhood.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iHEig7we8k[/youtube]

    Not sure if anyone else is into 3D but I think its pretty cool at least :D

    I dont get YT left right settings as it seems random, all mine are encoded the same and set correctly but you may need to swap eyes in the yt viewer to get the 3d effect at times.