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  1. realsting

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    Saw this on Amazon for about £4! Its on a P3 camera so am assuming it'll fit the P4. Anyone got one of these? Any good? ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots1457216332.811578.jpg
     
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  2. eh... might be worth it might not be
    if you get a lot of sun in your videos it might be worth getting this... or a uv filter
    just remember it might affect the gimbal and might not fit in the case
     
  3. mikecorn1

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    I got one of those along with s gimbal guard. The shade restricts the camera from doing its thing when you turn on the bird. Even when I slide it back as far as it will go. I don't use it at all. I guess I can always turn the bird in and set it down after it does it start up movements.


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  4. Sinisalo

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    You will put too much strain on the gimbal motors unless you use counterweights to balance the gimbal.
     
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  5. realsting

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    Thanks for the info
     
  6. BenjiAlpineP3p

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    Hi realsting, we have written a article on a great lens hood here
     
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  7. realsting

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    Anyone tried/got this?
     
  8. volante69

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    I bougth 2 different systems: aluminum lens hood (scratched the lens body (too tight) and a plastic set with lens hood and different filters. The gimbal didn't run (to heavy). A counter weight would possibly a solution. But I have not desciption and no parts for. So I'm not sadisfied and would like to have a evaluated solution who runs without customer manipulation


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  9. Xenomorph

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    Interesting discussion as I was also looking at lens hoods. I didn't even consider the extra weight fighting the gimble motor. Great points indeed!
     
  10. Jeremiah Fitzjurls

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    Stupid statement from me here considering I know little about lens hoods but couldn't it be possible just to make one out of high density black foam?

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  11. volante69

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    Sure Jeremiah, that's a good idea! To design the exact form is not so easy. It's depending on different thinks of the lens design. We should have a draw about.


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