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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by BMEWS, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. BMEWS

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    Evening all,

    another P2V newbie here (battery still charging post unboxing).

    already i'm aware that i'll need a few upgrades. In no particular order

    Different antennas to increase range,
    Gimbal of some description for the current camera
    Holder to accommodate v1 Nexus 7
    Probably a gimballed go-pro at some point to replace the existing camera.

    I'm a lazy technician (in that I can do most things when there's adequate instructions). Hence the purchase of the P2V. Soon as I left the deposit last Friday and after some minor research I realised the optics isn't going to be good enough, but the experience should be a hoot.

    Anyhow, just saying hi, look forward to contributing

    BMEWS
     
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    Hi if it helps this holder works for a Nexus 7 fine, the ball mount is the same as the phantoms so just unscrew and change over.
     

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    Thank you sir, great response and much appreciated.

    Can I ask what settings you're using for the FPV on the N7? I've yet to actually test but have set it up for the 30FPS (can't remember the size 640px?)

    as an edit. any ideas on a decent hood or something to help with the reflective nature of the N7?

    thanks again

    BMEWS
     
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    It works okay on all so far, I tend to use 1080p x 30 or the 720x 60 , also I capture in raw for photos, one thing is though, when I have done flying and uploading from the sd card , I switch off my nexus and bind to my ipad as I use that for editing and cropping etc, so I have not actually tested how the nexus handles 1080 video or raw files, if it doesn't handle raw change your settings to JPEG etc.
    the nexus 7 I currently just have an anti glare screen protector on and it works fine with our current sun, and it streams fine after having issues with my iphone 4 where it was rubbish and lagged.
     
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    thank you. I'll check the settings once I start actually powering the unit up.

    thanks again.

    BMEWS
     
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    Hello, welcome, enjoy! :)
     
  7. BMEWS

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    Cheers Simon, enjoyed your vids.

    Bmews
     
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    Cheers mate, I ordered on Thursday for 5 day free delivery. Arrived yesterday after 2 days. fits a treat on the controller.

    Really appreciate the heads-up.

    Bmews
     
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    Yep, I too have set it to 640x480 30fps.

    thanks for the response

    Bmews
     
  10. deltamike

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    Handy pics. Thanks