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I'm not liking Vision props on my FC40 for video :(

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dragonash, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. dragonash

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    It's simply an opinion, but I just dont like the props for shooting video.
    The props definitely make the phantom a bit more jittery. You can tell simply by watching it hover and adjust for the wind. It looks very sharp when doing so.

    I'm running an FC40 with a walkera gimbal and go pro and no matter what gains I set, it always seems there is some sort of very slight vibration or shaky effect. It's so slight that it kind of looks like a light blur when you focus on a still object.

    But when I put on the stock props with stock gains, I immediately feel that there is a difference..

    I just did 7 tests this morning. It was nice and quiet out and had the park to myself, so I brought my laptop and adjusted the gains on the fly, making a minute and a half video for each.

    For each flight, I set the gains in this order:
    Pitch
    Roll
    Yaw
    Vertical

    flight 1:
    115
    115
    90
    100

    Flight 2:
    110
    110
    85
    90

    Flight 3:
    105
    105
    80
    90

    Flight 4: (now i started going down by 10%)
    90
    90
    70
    80

    Flight 5:
    80
    80
    60
    80

    Flight 6:
    70
    70
    60
    80

    Flight 7:

    Stock props and stock gains

    As you can see, i stopped adjusting vertical halfway through because I didn't see any issue with it. But I don't see the gains really changing any results when I look at them in a video. I also found one video on YouTube pretty much stating similar results in a prop test.

    What do you guys think? Have you used them specifically for video? Or just for distance and increased flight time?
     
  2. CarlJ

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    I put the vision props on, handed the controller to my dad, he got the FC40 in the air and flew right into the house. I took the vision props off, and chucked them in the junk box.

    I never got to video, sorry.
     
  3. dragonash

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    lol

    not too sure it was the fault of the props on that one ;)
     
  4. kydan

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    Oddly my dji vision props made the video better on my 1.1.1.

    I have heard many say the vision props make it more jittery.


    Were they dji vision props or another manufacturer?
     
  5. dragonash

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    official props

    They have pretty blue stripes on them too lol