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Clear filter for lens protection

Discussion in 'Mavic Discussion' started by kmaluo, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. kmaluo

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    I fly a lot around the ocean and was wondering if I can leave a clear filter on the lens to prevent salt water damage to the actual lens. Will the plastic protective cover most likely fit right over a filter?
     
  2. With The Birds

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    Just fly with the skylight filter that shipped with the phantom.
     
  3. Meta4

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    With the birds is right.
    DJI cameras don't have the front element of the lens exposed.
    They come already fitted with a UV filter to provide the protection.
    No need to double up which would reduce optical quality.
     
  4. kmaluo

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    Ok thanks. Then you can just swap it out if it becomes marred or pitted?
     
  5. With The Birds

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    It shouldn't get pitted and can be easily cleaned (same as any camera lens filter).
     
  6. Phill2

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    I didn't know that
    Does the P3P have it?
    How do you remove/replace it?
     
  7. With The Birds

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    Yes... you unscrew it- gently.
     
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    There's a few posts on how to remove it, the screw threads bind if it's not done gently..
     
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  9. Phill2

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    Thanks guys