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Litchi app and Android tablet

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by MoOriginal, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. MoOriginal

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    Hi
    New to world of DJI and drones.

    I want to try the Litchi app.
    I see it only runs on Android.

    Currently been using my cellular equipped ipad to do the duties for map data etc.

    But I wondered if I get a small Android tablet to do the work for the Litchi app -
    Do I need to get a android tablet that does cellular to provide 3G data for having a map

    Im just sure of the map info is something that the dji helps with or the tablet has to have cellular equipped ?
    I know its a stupid question but just not sure ....
     
  2. III% Streve

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    Look in to an app called FPV Camera. Very nice!
     
  3. III% Streve

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    I know I didnt address your question. But FPV is very similar, and its apple only

    No, you dont NEED cellular data in the tablet. You could tether it to your phone though if needed. You can also cache the map data for where you are going to be flying by going to that location in the MAPS app and zooming and/panning around. The data will remain for a few weeks.
     
  4. ScatSpeak

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    I use Litchi all the time on my WiFi only Samsung Galaxy Tab S... there is no need for cellular service expense at all.

    Just like 111% Streve said, all you need to do is cache your map for the area to be flown ahead of time... since many of my flights with Litchi are preplanned GroundStation missions, the map is already cache from my original plotting of the waypoints and POI targets....

    It's a great app for the android realm for sure...
     
  5. MoOriginal

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    thank you all for replies more research to be done now of fpv before making a decision
     
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    I can save all settings on my Galaxy S5 phone with no problem (where I originally downloaded the app too), but for the life of me, I cannot save the settings on my Galaxy Tab S which results in having the lowest altitude set to 16 feet, map radius to 1650 and so on. Cannot pre-mission plan on the Tab. Only the phone due to this? Any ideas?