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Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your footage?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Mave, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. Mave

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    Anyone else getting pretty fed up with the phantom 2 landing gear being on your footage?
    Anyone know a solution?

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  2. newdayoutdoors

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    I am recording in 1080p-60 Protune and the Medium setting on my Hero 3+ black and have yet to get any landing gear in my videos. I am using a Phantom 2 v2.0 and H3-3D gimbal.
     
  3. dptcalvin

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    Change your recording settings (as mentioned above), turn slower, and/or use wider landing gear.

    I got a lot of landing gear in my videos during my first week or so of flying. Since then I've improved my flying skills and haven't had any problems with it since.
     
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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    I am recording on Wide, maybe I should set it to medium and try again.. Thanks.

    Will change the recording setting to medium. I was turning rather slowly, there was a lot of wind however.
    I'm not gonna change my landing gear because I don't trust non-official parts :p

    Thanks for the reply, but I'm a bit scared to go with after market stuff indeed.
     
  6. TheFaultCraft

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    If worse comes to worse, just zoom the footage later in editing
     
  7. jasonnelson007

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    I only get it a bit when it's extremely windy and the bird is really compensating to hold its position.
     
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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    Yeah Mave - I agree with people who say to go to Medium rather than wide - otherwise you'll need to do something aftermarket (which is up to you of course = plenty of people do it).

    I tend to shoot in 720 M and rarely see the skids.
     
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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    I stick to the default landing gear to make it easy to store in a case, and because I have the leg-integrated compass.

    So my solution was to use a little glue and part of a spare leg to move the obstruction.
     

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot


    that's a cool mod... does it make the Phantom a little more prone to tipping forward?
     
  11. Hughie

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    There is no way a narrower leg can be more stable than a longer one, but I dont notice any problems.
    You have to get it to about 45 degrees forward before it tips. Otherwise it just levels up.

    It works fine for me. I had the other spare leg from the set I cut up ready to replace it if it did not work out, but I have not needed to do so.
     
  12. WPSPETE

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    Ha ha thats the smartest thing I have seen so far! I usually hand catch so it wouldn't matter if the one side was shorter. Thanks for posting up.
     
  13. tbwester

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    Re: Anyone else have the Phantom's landing gear on your foot

    Shoot in 1440 and crop to 1080. Also flying backwards keeps the gear out of the shot