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Gimbal Parameter Settings - Gimbal Mode or Follow

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Todd Berk, Jul 1, 2015.

  1. Todd Berk

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    I am a new P3 pilot and understand most stuff except this camera setting. What is the difference?

    Thanks
     
  2. PhantomKid

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    Follow Mode - The angle between gimbal’s orientation and aircraft’s nose remains constant at all times.

    FPV Mode - The gimbal will synchronize with the movement of the aircraft to provide a first-person perspective flying experience.
     
  3. Meta4

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    FPV mode = jerky video
    Follow mode = smooth video - this is the setting that almost everyone should be using.
     
  4. Todd Berk

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    I generally use follow mode, however when shooting video with a lot of forward thrust the props and arms come into camera view. I've yet to see props on the vids in FPV mode. Based on this, I've programmed one of my customizable buttons to allow me to quickly change gimbal mode during flight. That way, if I know that I want to do a high-speed segment I can put it in FPV mode just for that part of the shoot.