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Discussion in 'Southwest USA' started by elaijah, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. elaijah

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  2. photographix

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    Not sure what "???" is supposed to indicate, but if it is asking if a Phantom owner lives in the ABQ area, then I qualify.
     
  3. elaijah

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    Yes! You have figured it out........ just a thread for us to say hello. Hello.
     
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    where do you guys fly? typically i fly around the north valley, looking for new places to fly around albuquerque.
     
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    Do you guys ever come by way of Rio Rancho?
    I need to do a quick 1min shoot of the back of my property and have not purchased a drone, yet.

    Feel free to SMS me local area code 321-22four1

    Thanks,
    Mario
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    where in rio rancho , I'm running sanity checks on my bird after some maintenance this weekend, but should be back up in the air in the next day or so :)
     
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    Two blocks SW from Idalia and Iris
     
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    Should be an interesting place to fly, close to the volcanos. Tell me more about what you want to film / photograph ? one thing to consider are physical limitations and obstacles like power lines / trees and especially wind speed. lately I've been trying to fly in the mornings and avoid afternoons due to high winds ;)
     
  10. Mario P.

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    We have volcanos in Rio Rancho?
    I was going to ask if you could take couple of shots of back of my yard.
    I have to send them to developer of outdoor speakers to get their recommendation on placement.
     
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    Did you ever get the photos you needed? if not , lets find a time when its not windy and i can swing by.

    This summer, I've been re landscaping my backyard and every week or so ill fly the phantom up to about 150 feet and snap a photo for posterity ;)
     
  12. Mario P.

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    Nope, didn't take them yet.
    I need to do something as construction is moving forward and I still don't know how I'm going to handle speaker installation.

    I did order P3P, but still don't know if it's going to be a week or a month before I get it.
     
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    P3 should be awesome, when they start to hit the street i might "need" another quad :)

    I just got back from a nice flight and remembered we didn't do this. If you find a day with low to no wind hit me up.
     
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    What days/hours do you work?
    I'm going to be home most of Wed. (today) if you wanted to stop by.
    I'm in Rio Rancho, just off of Idalia and Iris.
     
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    I just found out that my P3P unit will not even get to the dealer until Monday and therefore I won't have it for over a week. If you're available today or any day please give me a call and let's see if we can get this thing done.
    Local area code, 321 twenty two 41
    Mario
     
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    I'm an engineer and work from home, M-F 9-5 ish. typically i can step away for a flying break during the day to reduce the stress if needed ;)
     
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    Thanks for coming over Patrick. Too bad wind was too high for us to do any flying.
    Still, it was nice to meet you.
     
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    I'm a Phantom 2 user from Tucson and recently had a hard landing that changed the tilt of my gimbal. It used to tilt from 0 degrees to about 75 degrees. It now tilts from closer to 30 degrees to a full 90. I love that it can view straight down now, but I really miss looking straight at the horizon. I've read that you can adjust the angle of tilt using some calibrating software dji provides. Does anybody have any experience using this? I would like to play around with it and see if it fixes my problem but I don't have a PC and I guess there are issues with the software on a mac.

    I'm spending the day in the Rio Rancho area and what I'm really hoping for is someone who might be willing to walk me through this on their computer... I know thats a bit forward, but I'm really hoping to fix this before I leave for a Boy Scout camp tomorrow morning and short timing makes me willing to put myself out there (in hopefully not too creepy a way). I'm willing to drive to other parts of town if someone elsewhere in the valley is willing to help.

    If anyone knows of a hobby shop in town that they think might be willing to help out that would also be appreciated.

    I hope you all have many more flights and few windy days to enjoy your flying!

    -John McNeill
    520.609.3557
     
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    based on what you mentioned sounds like you have P2 Vision? not the Vision Plus? either way I'm not certain if advanced calibration touches the gimbal.
     
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    I'm in Rio Rancho, but I'm brand new to Phantoms and own P3P that I haven't had to do any setup to, therefore, I'm not familiar with your needs.
    Sorry