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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Airtex, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Airtex

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    About to buy P3 Pro, and 1)is there a way to easily turn off lights from remote while in air, and 2) is it possible to install a headlight and also easily turn it on and off while flying? Thanks.


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  2. msinger

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    You can only turn off the front red lights in the DJI GO app. The back lights are always on.

    Possible? Maybe. I haven't seen anyone do it yet.
     
  3. Airtex

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    Will probably leave them alone, better perspective at night for sure. Thanks.
     
  4. alokbhargava

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    Connect headlight to front lights and thus you can switch on / off.
     
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  5. Airtex

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    Good idea, thanks. May give it a try once I get some time under my Pro. Have a P2V right now, and it flies like a gem. Can't wait to step up to the Pro.
     
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    Has anyone successfully disconnected the start-up tones?
     
  7. Imabiggles

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    those tones are make by the motor and would required ESC firmware change to stop. In short, you're gonna have to live with it.
     
  8. sonof40

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    Unless I can find what are used for speakers. :)
     
  9. alokbhargava

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    Why do you say those tones are produced by motors and ESC? I believe he is asking for those startup notes when P3 is just switched on and gimbal starts dancing.
     
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  10. Imabiggles

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    Crap, I was thinking about the other motor tones my P1 made. Dont know why I didnt notice that the P3 was different.
     
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    I am thinking of going into the P3A to find out if there is a simple way to to connect to the front lights. Iwant to connect LEDS to the front lights and then turn them off. I am thinking there must be a power wire to the front lights that can be tapped into. If this is the cse turning on and off Aux lights should be easy? I see threads on this but no actually experience is referenced....anyone?
     
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    This should be relatively simple as the lights on a P3 are standalone LED modules that plug into the mainboard. You will have to check the supply voltage available & be careful about current draw so I don't recommend connecting a high-wattage LED or a whole slew of LEDs.

     
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    That is correct, ...what I am going to look into is a low power 5 volt relay switch.
    You connect relay to red arm lights, that only powers the relay only, then you power your leds that you want to use with the main battery , this should work without messing with the current from the bird.

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    Any update on this? Would love to see some pics or write up of the install.
     
  15. Kel

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    Why would you want to do that?
     
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    ...so has anyone successfully disconnected the start-up tones?
     
  17. msinger

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    There is nothing disconnect. The sound is coming from the motors.
     
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    I've heard that but it doesn't make sense to me.
     
  19. msinger

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    Ah, you're looking for little hidden speakers somewhere? ;)
     
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    It's true though and easy enough to test.