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How big is the need for a big screen

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by t2adze, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. t2adze

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    Hey all

    Using galaxy s5 5.1 inches for fpv. I want to buy something bigger, maybe a used Tab 4 which is 7 inches. But is it really that big of a difference? I know its a bit stupid question but ill formulate it this way - does it improve the quality and experience of flying? Or i can stick with my s5
     
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    tablet is so much better
     
  3. mrcrane2u

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    I'm using galaxy tab 4 10.1 inch it's awesome
     
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    Using iPad mini here. Perfect size for me. Wouldn't want to go smaller or bigger
     
  5. Synicle_1

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    Just bought a iPad mini2 yesterday, AMAZING difference!! Love it! I just bought a used one wifi only for $130...


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  6. BDinLV

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    I think a lot has to do with the individual too. I started out with an iPhone 6+ but my eyes ain't what they used to be. I switched to a iPad Air 2 and that has been much better for me.
     
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  7. Toph

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    Yep i use the same one. Wifi only. I just tether to my iPhone to load maps and I'm off.
    I find using a matte anti glare screen protector helps a lot with the bigger screen too.
     
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    I also fly iPad mini 2..love it...
     
  9. Reed L

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    I have a note 3 and used it for months and it works great. Then I bought a Nvidia K1 and it adds a couple of inches. I don't need a sun shade with the phone but I really need one with the bigger screen on the K1. So if you plan on going larger, you will also need a sun shade. The only problem with the K1 is that I now know for sure that I can go bigger, and the best part about the K1 is that I can just hook it up to a 12vdc 36" monitor with the HDMI output and this is why I bought it. I use the K1 and it is great, I have a couple 24" or bigger screens around, so I have the best of both worlds. I still need to take the big screen out with me but that will come in time.
     
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    I use both Galaxy S5 and a galaxy tab 4 10.1. Both work amazing, but the bigger tablet is great if you want to see detail while flying.

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    If your blind like me.. I use a galaxy tab e 8.0 works pretty good still can't read the text without my glasses but for sure a far better experience than my s6
     
  12. With The Birds

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    Bigger screen handy for Autopilot/litchi for mission planning etc.
     
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    I use my 5.7" Note 5 in a modified VR viewer for 2D full screen viewing. It looks like a big screen and bigger with no glare is way better.
     
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    iPad mini 3 bro right size right weight and recommended by dji Help and dji


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    I used to be fine with a small MotoG with the Vision Plus, but the P3 app has far more small frames with text and quite hard to see things like the EV numbers - 7" tablet (Nexus 7) is much better, apart from the old phone not really being fast enough.
     
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    I like the biggest size possible..I like things being spread out on the screen so I don't fat finger things as often. Big upside for me there. Not to mention that I don't ever have to switch the views they are large enough by default. I used a phone initially and that was awful for me. IPad Air2 was taking this to another level. I'm not going back.


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    From what I've read in other threads, most people seem to think a 7 inch screen is a good balance between what is easy to see vs what is too heavy or bulky.
     
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    Try my view with a phone in a modified VR viewer. HUGE screen, NO glare.
    Will HDMI Glasses work with P3A?
     
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    Exactly!
     
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    I use a Tab S and love size.
    I did upgrade the mount that screws in to the controller. The one that came with it seemed a little flimsy holding the tablet vs a phone.