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First Flight - PC Ground Station Question

Discussion in 'DJI Ground Station' started by tebowner, May 19, 2014.

  1. tebowner

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    First successful PC GS flight w/ P2

    Few quick questions :

    >> I dont see where to control the orientation of the P2 - I want to plan out the path of the video and want to position the P2 during its flight.

    >> when P2 gets to a waypoint I want to not only hold for a # of seconds but move the P2 orientation around to video that location before it moves on.

    >> can the 3D gimbal be controlled in the flight plan to handle panning up down of the cam

    >> can meters be changed to feet? also can this be done on my iOSD overlay (meters to feet)?

    >> does anyone have a suggestion on a good way to power the 2.4 datalink for the iPad - battery?
     
  2. Diesel31

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    see my responses below. if i misinterpreted anything, please let me know and let's discuss...


    It's rated to use up to a 6s lipo, but I couldn't see why. I have a bunch of old Phantom 1 lipos and use that.
     
  3. tebowner

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    thx for responding!

    so i think you are saying.... you can program the direction the P2 points the camera once it gets to the waypoint position BUT you cannot say " spin slowly " or after 5 secs move camera to this position at the same waypoint. you are also saying in-flight the camera is always forward

    I dont see where to set a P2 orientation on PC GS

    I also dont see where to change mini-iOSD to feet or change GS to feet
     
  4. Diesel31

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    GS is pretty awesome, but it does lack some features, namely the ones that you were hoping would be available. I think the future firmware updates will allow for some of the stuff that we want. For example, I think it's definitely within their possibility to program a strafe feature, ie. fly in one direction while the camera is pointed in another direction.
     
  5. tebowner

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    The mini-iOSD is putting the layer over the FPV monitor - trying to actually change that to be in feet
     
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    Not possible, unfortunately
     
  7. DocSteveMaxi

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    Anyone have any comments about airport restrictions. I live near an airport and the 2.4 datalink will not let you fly waypoints at all. Maybe its different with the 900 LK?