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Professional From P3A to P3P, I'm disappointed!

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by AndersE, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. AndersE

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    I just replaced my advanced with the Pro version. I was actually very pleased with the video material from P3A, but I had a accident so it had to be replaced. And I got a good deal on Pro.

    But so far Im very disappointed with the video quality.

    Please take a look at the short clip i shoot today. Download it and look at the tree line at the same distance as the bridge. It looks really bad with a lot of noise.
    Dropbox - P3P.mov

    It is shoot at 4k, 30fps, d-Log. Clip only resized to 1080p. Original 4k material actually looks worse. I just noticed that it was shoot in Landscape mode. Can that be a reason? On my Advanced I always used custom mode with -2, -2, -2.
    Almost all my video material looks the like this with noise or artifacts (and so far I only used it on daytime) Is there something wrong with the camera or is it just the landscape mode that makes it look like ****?
     
  2. Air Ontario

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    Might be the landscape mode. I do -2-3-2 Dlog or Cine and sometimes -1-2-1 and vivid. What is white balance, manual or auto?

    It is soft and muddy.

    What about any Filters? shutter?

    I just picked up a 2nd 4k Pro cam from DJI and it too has excellent video so it may just be your settings.
     
  3. AndersE

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    No filters. Not even the UV filter. Auto WB. Don't know the shutter speed. It was on auto, but not super fast or really slow. I think it was on 1/160 when I took off.

    I wonder if it's the internal sharpening that makes the noise/artifacts. I'm not sure you will see it unless you download the actual file and view it on a computer screen.

    I have to try custom setting tomorrow and if the problem isn't solved I don't know what to do.
     
  4. AndersE

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    Did a basic test indoors. Clearly a big difference going with custom setting instead of Landscape. Seems that the noise/artifacts disappeared with -2,-2,-2 setting. Need to verify it outdoors with different subjects. But it looks promising and probably not a faulty camera :)