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Max micro sd support

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ryanmanchester, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. ryanmanchester

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    Has anyone successfully managed to get a high capacity micro sd card to work in their bird? I am expecting a 200gb sandisk


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  2. Meta4

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    The idea that bigger must be better seems very powerful.
    The Phantom comes with a 16GB card that will hold more 4K video than you can shoot with one battery.
    200GB would hold about 20 batteries worth if you want to film non-stop from start to finish every flight or more than 40000 jpg images.
    That's a lot of eggs to put in one basket.
    Why would you want to have that much storage on board the Phantom?
    Just get a few 16 GB cards.
     
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  3. ryanmanchester

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    A friend works at a local store so he got me one for less than £50!!! Made sense, but I've heard the bird won't support that size


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  4. With The Birds

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    For the price grab it and use it in another device if its no goid in the phantom.

    It is overkill. He could probably gat you a 16gig for a 5er on that pricing.
     
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    Max supported size is 64gb. I'm with Meta4, I run 32gb's and have numerous. I fly with 6 batteries, I don't want to get home at the end of the day and find that that huge SD card gave up the ghost 15 minutes into the day.
     
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  6. ryanmanchester

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    Decided to use it to clear the 3 X 32gb ones that were full, actually worked out well as I organised everything into folders so no more random mess


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  7. jhax01

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    To my everlasting shame, I admit that I use a...gasp...128GB SD card in mine... I know, I know, it's just sooooo much overkill... :p I'd try the 200 in it, it may work. I download all my stuff after I'm done flying for the day. I don't want to cart around a bunch of SD cards or accidentally stick a full one in there and not record a thing. I have a hard enough time remembering to turn on the camera...lol... I get the concept if you're doing something for $$, but if my $1200 drone flies away, I won't be thinking about the footage *personally*...
     
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    My biggest gripe with all of this is when you copy the files off and remove them DJI doesn't remember the number so you start back at 1. That means I have to put everything in organized subfolders where I can find things instead of one large directory called "Phantom photos and stuff"

    It is hard.