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Hands off hover

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Channel70Productions, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. Channel70Productions

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    Hover attempt, hands off. [youtube]http://youtu.be/Lp8nTeYLlKE[/youtube]
    http://youtu.be/Lp8nTeYLlKE

    The idea is to not to have to haul out, transport, install, use, uninstall and haul back a jib or crane back to the studio by using a quad copter. Winds, head, quartering, and cross, were gusting 0-12 kts.

    Here is the view from the GoPro watching the Phantom: http://youtu.be/RSrsF_Jdys0


    Searched the forum for how to embed youtube and couldn't find it.
     
  2. EMCSQUAR

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  3. Channel70Productions

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    I haven't done your experiment, and it will depend on satellites and wind/weather, but I would say my P2V+ is usually more stable than what your video showed, and stationary objects like your truck are more stationary in the video FOV.
     
  5. skyhighdiver

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    Mine as well
    but a true test would involve getting higher out of ground effect, and clear of rolling winds off the truck

    every skydiver knows winds roll 4 times the distance as the hight of objects
     
  6. Channel70Productions

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    Thanks. For some dolly and jib shots, this is where the camera would have to be. More testing to come, I guess. (but, a fun way to spend time)