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Camera Removal

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by ksbio, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. ksbio

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    Used the search function and didn't find anything..

    I plan to use the p2v camera to photograph some field sites during the summer, however I need the camera to face down. I ordered it last week (before I realized the P2V+ was coming out so soon) and rather than returning it and paying a couple hundred more for the new model I am just going to buy some spare batteries to increase my time in the field.

    My question is - I need to modify the P2V so the camera can point straight down. My idea was to either remove the camera from the gimbal it came with and build a mount for it, or angle the gimbal the 40 deg it needs to face straight down. Has anyone every done anything similar? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. BobUnplugged

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    If you could somehow lengthen the two forward vibration bushings slightly, that would get you straight down.
     
  3. ksbio

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    Bump. Anyone with any suggestions? Might end up just fixing the camera to the body somehow and removing the gimbal. Did some test flights today, absolutely love this camera
     
  4. SlackerATX

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    I dont think your going to succeed in this endeavor. You need to get a real gimbal. I recommend goodluckbuy. It appears to be the most fun.