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Advanced choppy video

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by dockbrn, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. dockbrn

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    Hi All, this is my first post here, I have five hours of flight under my belt with the P3 Advanced, I just updated to the new firmware today did the IMU cal. compass cal etc. My bird settled down to a good stable hover after a few mins. Bird flew well. The video on play back from my I phone 6 was smooth , no problems. Here's the problem: when I took the sd card and ran the video it was choppy. if I slowly moved the sticks and the gimbal the video was nice and smooth. The video got choppy when I was aggreesive with the controls. I am using a i phone 6 and a macbook pro 15 > Does anyone know what the problem could be?! Any help would be nice Thanks !!
     
  2. msinger

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    Where did you run the video? If on your computer, you might need a faster computer.

    If turning aggressively, the video is most likely never going to be smooth. When shooting video, it's best to make slow and steady movements.
     
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    It was running fine with the firmware 1.19 firmware if I remember right. the 1.2.8 was a disaster . it flew but drifted . and the video was really choppy. I just want the video to run smooth no matter how I fly it. Oh! just for the record : I had a computer store run it on their mac and the same thing
    one last note: I landed the craft and shut down the motors, Without shutting it off I carried the aircraft though my yard and into my work area, the funny thing is the video played fine no choppy ness. I recorded the from take off to the time I put it on my desk ..
     
  5. msinger

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    Ah, and, since you have an Advanced, the playback is probably not going to be an issue. A lot of people have trouble playing 4k video.

    Can you post some of the choppy video so we can see it?
     
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    Sure , just tell me how.. The phone video is fine, it is just the sd card thanks
     
  7. msinger

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    You should probably do one of two things:

    1) Do not attempt to play video from the memory card directly.
    2) Get a faster memory card -- like this one.
     
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    It's really hard to compare the video your watching on a small phone, then look at a large monitor, the jerkiness might be on the phone just not noticable since the phone has such a small screen.

    As stated previously, quick jerky movements with the phantom won't give you smooth video
     
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    Thanks I will give it try, But what gets me is to keep throwing money at the problem , if you know what i mean. If I owned the 4k phantom I would understand it, That is why I picked the Advanced model. I did look at the iphone videos and they play fine That's why I cannot understand why they are choppy playing them from the OEM sd card . just my two cents ...
     
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    I upgraded my video program. That worked. Wonder video. Something like that
     
  11. dockbrn

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    I don't know if I stated before , I had no problems playing them from the sd card on my mac book pro 15 with the 1.1.9 firmware it started with the 1.2.8 firmware update . then I went to the 1.3.2 and it was choppy again but not as bad. That is way I am grumpy about it all. Post script note:

    I am so pissed -off with the people who fly drones giving us a bad name. and now it is just going to be a matter of time until they are banned from the skies . I think the FAA should offer a certification course for us to weed out the bad apples . just my 2 cents here.
    Any thoughts on this ?
     
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    Upload a video to YouTube or Viemo.
     
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    Just tell me how to upload it and I will be happy to ! it just has been driving me crazy,
    Thanks for the reply !
     
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    To Mr. Msinger I did order that sd card that you sent me the link for. Two questions I have if you don't mind me asking: O.K. I receive that sd card. what and how do I have to do to get up and running/ steps for doing that. Forget the second question for now. First things first.
     
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    use wondershare video program. down load it for free and try it out. download sd card into it and try convert. it helped me remove the crazy