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FPV with iPad

Discussion in 'DJI Ground Station' started by BorgEasyRoll, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. BorgEasyRoll

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    I am just getting started with the DJPhantom 2 - only had it for a few days.

    Is it possible to use your iPad for FPV if you buy ground station rather than buying a separate screen?

    Right now I only have DJ Phantom 2, 3d Gimble and Hero. I don't have FPV but I did order Ground Station.

    Thanks!
     
  2. JTBernier

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    If you're taking about Phantom 2 (not the Vision+), Ground Station is for autonomous flight - that is flying preprogrammed waypoints. It does not provide the video downlink needed for FPV. You would need a separate video transmitter on the Phantom and a receiver & monitor .
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  3. BorgEasyRoll

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    Yes, it's just the Phantom 2.

    Separately from Ground Control, I figured I'd have to buy a video transmitter, but I thought I could use switch views on the iPad btwn GC and FPV somehow.

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  4. JTBernier

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    No. It doesn't work that way. I have a P2 w/GS -- and iOSD, AVL58 and the Datalink. It's a bit of a pain vs Vision+, but the GS app has some functionality that the Vision+ app doesn't offer.