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Gimbal for smartphone that will mount on FC40?

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by kevinjames, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. kevinjames

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    Hey everyone, new to these forums and flying, so far I am loving it. The FC40 camera however leaves a lot to be desired.

    I was wondering if anyone has managed to mount a standard smartphone (I have an extra Google Nexus 4) to a gimbal and the Phantom with success? I seem to be finding lots of info on GoPro gimbals but not much on mounting a cell phone or standard point and shoot. I am more interested in getting higher quality still images than HD video, and really dislike the GoPro's distortion.

    Thanks in advance for any input.
     
  2. PaCharger

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    Just get the lightest weight gimbal you can find, Walker 2d maybe, and velcro the smartphone to your gimbal. Done.
     
  3. kevinjames

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    It's that simple? I assume I will have to do some adjustments based on the weight of the device I choose to attach?
     
  4. kevinjames

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    I am also assuming I need to purchase another module for the FC40 to accept the gimbal or is that already built in?
     
  5. Rustysocket

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    The onboard naza has an output for a tilt channel. You need to enable it in your software, then open your transmitter and install the lever which mounts on the back.