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Ipad + Tx cheapo solution !!!

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Shrimpfarmer, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. Shrimpfarmer

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    Ok others on the forum have built some bespoke solutions to enable them to fly their vision using a mini iPad. Today I set myself a challenge to build my own Ipad / Tx mount from whatever I could find laying around the house! Its not pretty but it does work :lol:

    Now can I bring myself to be seen in public with it. :roll:

    So in true 'Blue Peter' style (a uk tv show where kids make stuff out of waste material) this is what I used.

    A small dry wipe board.
    4 bulldog clips (large)
    One old camera strap
    2 pieces of non slip rubber mat
    One tin foil food container
    Some double sided adhesive pads (to stick container to board)
     

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    Now that's recycling! :D
     
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    I like this concept better than some of the mounts placed over the TX antenna and would potentially block line of sight to the P2V. And balance would seem better. A great idea worthy of some refinements! Thx.
     
  4. Shrimpfarmer

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    There is no stopping me now. Version 2 has just been released which now features 2 more bulldog clips to each side of the Ipad to ensure it can't fall off. Next is to add a sun shield.
     
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    This is hilarious. You are nuts!
     
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    Don't forget the beer cozy!!
     
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    I know I am nuts but then again we can't be serious all the time. I now have a working sunshade on it :lol:
     
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    If you think it looks awful now you wait till you see it with the sun shield in place. I have just been outside and completed a field test and it works brilliantly. Then again it is dark at the moment ..........
     
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    I remember having a girlfriend who looked great in the dark too... :shock: