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Litchi Photos only ?

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Help' started by LJCF, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. LJCF

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    On the PC Mission Hub for Litchi I have a mission plan, but don't see how you do camera instructions (photos only that is - I have video figured out a bit anyway)? Is this done only on the app once you have connected to the camera and not on the PC?

    I see where if I use straight lines I can do some camera instructions at each way point, such as "take photo". But in this particular case I would like to simply point the camera straight down (-90) and take photos say every few seconds along the flight route. Any help here? (I am new to this, if it isn't painfully obvious already)
    Thanks
     
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  2. Richard R

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    You can do timed shots in the go app, but I don't think you have that option in Litchi
     
  3. zander lane

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    ...sounds like you'd be better served with mapping software - drone deploy, map pilot, etc. - unless you're going for a timelapse kinda deal, then maybe someone with experience with the auto pilot app could chime in and say if that function is in that beast of a flight program?
     
  4. LJCF

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    Thanks for the replies, I messed around some more and found I can do timed intervals in Litchi, but it can only be set within the app, not on the PC for pre flight planning. That's OK I guess, it would just be nice to do the full set on a home PC rather than the tablet - but that might just be me.
     
  5. zander lane

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    ...the one in litchi is kinda hamstrung for me, as the shortest interval is ten seconds - so for making a timelapse, a twenty minute flight can only generate roughly a four-second clip...
     
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    Hmmm, on mine I was able to select 2 second intervals, but I haven't run it yet to see if that really is the case.
     
  7. zander lane

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    ...please let us know if it will do sub-10 second intervals - mine did not but that was a month ago, maybe it's been updated since?
     
  8. LJCF

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    Will do - bad weather tonight, so it might be a day or two.
     
  9. LJCF

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    Sorry about the long delay - I got side tracked.....
    Anyway, I am able to select a timer interval down to about 2 seconds and shoot stills while it flies. Works great.
     
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