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Camera direct to tablet?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by ScopeTech, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. ScopeTech

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    Did anyone know whether the camera/gimble can be connected directly to a tablet for output? Just curious as I picked up one of these handheld gimble attachments as per the attached pic and it has a spot to mount the tablet mount, but not sure why they would bother if you can't connect it directly to the Phantom.
     

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  2. John Locke

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    So you bought that without knowing how it works, and no instructions? RTFM?
     
  3. With The Birds

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    You should have gone for an inspire 1 and an OSMO. That looks like a really difficult way to turn your phantom into a stabilised 4K camera and close to useless if you can't mount the remote also.
     
  4. ScopeTech

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    Wow, aren't you quite the douche. I'm sure you make a lot of friends with that attitude.
     
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  5. ScopeTech

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    Bottom line is, I bought the P3P for aerial videography purposes, saw this and thought it would be cool to turn it in to a handheld gimbal with a 40 dollar addon if possible and if not I'll send it back.
     
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  6. With The Birds

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    I was trying to be constructive. Without a convenient way to obtain video feed and canera control its arggably useless... you need the remote and aircraft powered for stabilisation and recording in any case. I would return it.
     
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    And yes, i suspect it was advertised as the solution to turn your phantom into a stabilised 4k canera. They wouodnt have nentioned you need a two man/woman crew to operate it.
     
  8. ScopeTech

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    Yep thanks that's pretty much my take on it, just wanted to confirm that there was indeed no direct connection available between the camera and a tablet.
     
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    There are opportunists about. A lot wouldnt bother to return it so a nice profit.
     
  10. ScopeTech

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    Someone else on the forums was kind enough to post an example of something very similar except it has a hook to hang the remote on, makes perfect sense to me and easy enough to modify this one the same way; what will that get me? That's right - a handheld gimballed 4K camera for 30 bucks over the cost of the Phantom 3.