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Inspire 1 tablet holder install.

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by undert0e, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. undert0e

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    I know a lot of people have questions about tablet holders and installs. I just installed the Inspire 1 tablet holder which I bought off Amazon. Total time spent was about 30 min.

    First off here are the tools and materials needed minus a small pair of wire cutters which I will talk about later.
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    Remove the four screws from the back of your RC. Gently pull the body apart. A wire run in the centerline of the RC is siliconed in place and will offer some resistance when initially separating the two half. Be careful not to damage said wires during this step.

    The back of the RC also slides into the base of the antenna. Gently open the case and when it's at approximately 30 degrees you will be able to slide the back out of the antenna base.
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    Once the two halves are apart you will see a twisted wire run siliconed in a plastic slot. Carefully remove this run and any silicone in the area.
    Choose a drill bit which fits in between the plastic slot and drill a pilot hole.

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    Gradually step up the size of the bit taking care to remove any plastic debris created in the process. Your final bit will be a 3/8". You will need to trim the plastic slot to accommodate the nut that will be placed on the back side of the insert and this is where a small set of wire cutters or dikes will come in handy.
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    Once the slot is trimmed install the insert through the face of the RC and thread the nut on the back side.
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    Thread the Inspire 1 mount into the insert and attach the bottom with the supplied slotted screw into the old lanyard hole.

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    I hope this helps. Feel free to ask about anything that is unclear.


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  2. ApexP3Pilot

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    Do you have a link for the nut you used?
     
  3. undert0e

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    Only difference between the two is steel vs aluminum. Both will work.
     
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  5. msinger

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    Ah, thanks for clarifying. I was thinking it was also a different size.
     
  6. undert0e

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    yes, this is the one I used.
     
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    I put a little lock tight on the nut just to make sure it stays tight. Nice install looks good.
     
  8. novice

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    does that holder work with i-pad mini ? and if so what is the link or part number been on amazon all day, ordered one and sending it back (won't work )
     
  9. msinger

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    Yes. You can get the Inspire 1 tablet holder from Amazon, eBay, or DJI.
     
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    "Question:
    Just tried to instal and apparently the screw needs to be longer for the holder to attach to the eyelet on the Phantom 3Standard. Know where to buy one
    Answer:
    Sorry friend, this is compatible with Inspire 1 only."

    This is what i'm reading? copied strraight from amazon Q&A? just wanting to make sure this will work. He is saying the eylet hole that mounts to the standard evedintly is a different size? any chance they changed the eyelet size so it won't work?
     
  11. msinger

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    Nope. I bought mine from the above Amazon link on December 3rd. The person who answered that question is mistaken.
     
  12. novice

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    Thanks and sorry for so many questions , just ordered mine !!!!!
     
  13. msinger

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    No worries. They are valid questions :)