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chinese knockoff phantom hardcase

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by tomtnt, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. tomtnt

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    Hi,

    has anyone tried one of these fake phantom 3 cases from ebay?

    They are about $70 cheaper than the real one.. looks pretty similar - the foam looks identical.. worried about quality but then again, they are probably stolen from the same factory which made the real one...

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Shoulder-Ba...-Phantom-3-Professional-Advanced/321819806949

    The 1st picture looks like the real phantom but all the other pictures you can tell are different...
     
  2. madgitty

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    I have ordered one , so when it arrives I'll let you know
     
  3. Justgregg

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    i have one coming too..**** i paid $114.00
     
  4. AerialVideoNW

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    On the way, I'll let you know
     
  5. tomtnt

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    found an unboxing of the same/similar bag:



    I think I'll grab one too... ****, now I'll have 3 carrying case.. .lol
     
  6. wotblake

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    That's not the same bag. That one is nearly identical to the DJI version.

    The ebay / China knockoff is different. The shape is much different. I'm curious how the quality is.
     
  7. Charles Vo

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    Looks like a great case if you're looking for a hard case. Can't get over the idea of a Chinese knockoff of a Chinese product though. That's funny.
     
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  8. tomtnt

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    they must be really faked off!
     
  10. oo7tk

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    Any of ye receive these yet?? Looking to get one also.. Cheers
     
  11. wilbah

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    I've ordered a similar case and will report back when it arrives. Interesting there's not a good spot for props? I've been using a pelican type case I got for my P2 for the time being. It works well but is heavy and is more suited for checking it in at the airport. The backpack will be much easier to local transport. The one I ordered looks identical to the one here- I paid $85.00 with shipping included.
     
  12. witold

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    I'm too impatient to wait a month for stuff to arrive.

    But tempted...
     
  13. tomtnt

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    anyone know if these are waterproof? I'd like to take mine on my kayak and paddleboard... the pelican/seahorse type cases are waterproof but huge/heavy and no backpack straps.
     
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    Thats not a knock off, there is no original since dji dont produce them, they just add the sticker. That model was available before dji sold its version. Look at banggood, they ae available in sand color as well
     
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  16. DJI-Paul

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    There was a lot of R&D time put into our DJI backpacks to make them as compact and light as possible. We tried to fit as much as possible into the backpack and also took into consideration the amount of time it takes from unzipping the backpack to getting a Phantom airborne. We also considered protection during transportation and even if we packed a Phantom inside and shipped it within the backpack through international shipping standards, the Phantom would arrive in perfect condition. To see these knockoffs makes us disgusted. To those that know the differences, they didn't even do a good job of copying.
     
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  17. tomtnt

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    that video in vietnamese said the backpacks are basically the same, especially inside... the foam of the OEM DJI bag is a bit harder. The outside material is different rough texture vs smooth for the fakes..
     
  18. cjmwales

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    I ordered one from HK. It was $120 & looks exactly the same as the DJI pack, without the logo.

    To date it's performed flawlessly. Once the lid is shut and zipped, nothing moves and I can hike merrily away.

    My only gripe is that it can't hold two sets of spare props AND the mains battery charger - but then again, I'm still on the original props so it could be argued that there's no real point in carrying around two sets of spares...
     
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    Is there room for a full size iPad (not mini)? I couldn't clearly see, on either the official DJI bag or the cheaper version.
     
  20. Altanore

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    I ordered a chinese $60 fabric case off eBay. Been an excellent case so far. I think all these other case manufacturers believe because we shelled out $1000+ on a Phantom, we would have no problem shelling out $300 on an overpriced case.

    Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
     
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