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FPV Tablet question

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by slicknet, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. slicknet

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    I am looking to get something bigger than my Samsung S3. Have seen posts where the Samsung tablet has given people problems. Has anyone tried the 16GB 1.2GHz 7" Google Andriod 4.1 or does have an alternative. Would like to stick with the andriod format. Thanks
     
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    Everyone using a Nexus 7 seems to be happy with both the performance and screen brightness...
     
  3. slicknet

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    Thanks Pull-up, I'll check that out.
     
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    Using the Nexus 7 here, with no issues at all. Only complaint is the glare. I just ordered an anti-glare film...
     
  5. FPV col

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    I am also using the nexus 7 works great with zero issues..
     
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    How are you mounting them on the controller?
    What hood or filters are people using and are they effective?
     
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    +1
     
  8. FPV col

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    I have mounted my nexus 7 on my patch antenna tripod conversion.. For me it is a bit big to TX mount although some have.
     
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    All sorts of homebrew adaptions have been made, and some have slightly modified off-the-shelf holders to work with the existing transmitter clip's ball joint.

    The simplest one I saw was using the stock clip with a piece of pvc plastic or similar that had been shaped into an elongated "S" - put the bottom of the tablet onto the bottom jaw of the slip, hook one end of the plastic S over the top of the tablet, hook the bottom end into the top jaw of the stock clip. Simple, secure, instantly swappable if you want/need to use your phone for some reason.
     
  10. gunslinger

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    Same here. It was overcast yesterday, so the Nexus 7 was absolutely perfect. Please let us know how you make out with the anti-glare film.

    Thanks...
    -slinger
     
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    It seems there are two Nexus 7 models. The original and the newer 2013 model.

    Do the original, older Nexus 7s work OK? They are still available and are cheaper and I will only use it with my Phantom Vision.

    I already wasted $180.00 on a Samsung tablet that I will donate to the Salvation Army because it doesn't work.
     
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    If you use the search bar and type in nexus 7 it will take you to a thread that has all the answers......
     
  13. FPV col

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    I can only say the 2013 Nexus works fine as this is what I use..
     
  14. gunslinger

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    I have the original Nexus 7 (because I'm cheap !) It works fine. Never had a problem with it.

    -slinger