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FPV and "still photos" screen black

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by wieland, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. wieland

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    So, I am trying to do "still" shots with my go pro 4 on the phantom with Zenmus and the screen goes black on my monitor when I have it set for "time laps" photos. Everything works fine in video mode. Does it not have the capacity to show information while in time laps?
     
  2. QYV

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    This is normal behavior. Whenever the Gopro snaps a picture, your FPV feed will go blank briefly. It happens whether you're in photo+video mode, or in timelapse.
     
  3. Damon

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    Increase the time lapse to every 5 seconds to assist in FPV flying with slight "black out" in between stills.
     
  4. knuckles

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    I have my gopro 3+ set to take video and photos at the same time and I don't get screen blackouts. I'm assuming the GP4 could do the same.
    I do notice when I try to take photos only every few seconds I did get the black screen as it takes the shots.
     
  5. Pacific Barbarian

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    Re: FPV and "still photos" screen black

    Photo video mode set to 5 seconds with Hero 3 there are no split second blackouts. Timelapse 5 seconds there is split second blackouts.

    I quite like the split second blackouts in timelapse, I know exactly when a picture is taken, quite handy for lining up shots, moving on to the next.