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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by pault, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. pault

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    The first time I switched on the PV2 the camera was already switched to wifi on. Since then i have not moved the switch and I was wondering if anyone thinks there is a downside to leaving it on permanently ?
     
  2. MikeON

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    Mine has been switched on since I got it in early November.
     
  3. Pull_Up

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    +1 No harm at all.
     
  4. pault

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    Thanks for the reassurance :)
     
  5. iDrone

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    As most PV'ers want to see live telemetry & video of where they're flying, we leave it in CAM + WiFi position. But if you turn off WiFi you also cut power consumption. We can preprogram taking stills for an extended period or press Record before flight to start recording video. And if we turn off CAM + WiFi and just fly for fun, we save even more power. How much? Don't know yet, and I'm surprised DJI never documented it unless the savings are minuscule. If you open Assistant you can monitor Vision's current consumption in those various modes and do the math. Something to do on a no-fly day I suppose.

    iDrone :geek: