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Has anyone used an Ipad with their FC40 cam?

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by 2014fc40, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. 2014fc40

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    I've got access to a first generation iPad. Model # MC492LL/A.

    Will it work?

    How can it be mounted?
     
  2. 2014fc40

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    EH, never mind. The first gens I can get a hold of only go up to IOS 5.1.1.
    FC40 cam requires IOS 6 or higher... bummer....

    I really wanted to use the much larger screen.....

    I'm open to suggestions. Maybe a base model android type pad for just this purpose?
     
  3. ericdes

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    Samsung Galaxy Tab or Asus MemoPad HD 7

    The Asus works great. You can make or find a piece of wood (or anything else the size of a phone) that would fit in the mount.
    Put velcro on it and on the back of your pad and the created piece. Voila!

    I even made a sunshade while I get the one off eBay for it out of a box of cereal, wrapped black tape around it and cut out a square hole in the back for the vecro strips to connect and it works and looks awesome.

    The MemoPad runs for about 150$ around here in Canada, fantastic little cheap tablet.
     
  4. Daletri

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    I have used the iPad 2 with my FC40 camera. I have used my HTC EVO with it too and I prefer Android devices with this camera. Using iOS devices with it is flaky in my experience.
     
  5. DetroitPhantom

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    Works fine with mine. Model number a1396
     
  6. FC40 Pilot

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    I used to use an iPad for my ar drone and during the summer on a hot day the **** thing would shut down due to over heating.
     
  7. Capecodder

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    Yes, and mine has overheated in sunny situations also.
     
  8. general01

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    FYI iPads will overheat if in a case while in the sun

    My iPhone does that sometimes

    I used my ipad mini but don't like using it due not having a proper mount for it yet(it works great for the fpv)
     
  9. Ozhawk

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    Agreed I used my iPad mini other day and it worked very well..
     
  10. Jermz

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    It works with the iPad air. I did it just to try it out. I use my iPhone most of the time.


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