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Mini usb plug on side of gimbal?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Timritchieblue, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. Timritchieblue

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    Noticed a plug in on the side of the gimbal? What's that for?
     
  2. msinger

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    You can use a micro USB cable to transfer data to/from your memory card.
     
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  3. Timritchieblue

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    Thanks, I have been using the DJIGO app, but it would be nice to download into the laptop
     
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    Is the easiest way Tim or just get a card reader and remove the sd card from the camera . I do it from the gimbal though as my fingers are big and have a hard time getting the card out . I and that's just me reformat my card in the app every time I record and remove it from the card .
    Might not be what ya suppose to do but that's what I do . Have always read never to reformat from anything else so I haven't .
     
  5. Timritchieblue

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    I tryed a card reader after my first flight, I think it reformatted.. It's hiding in my laptop now, can't retrieve.
     
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    What's hiding in your laptop now ?
     
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    I also use a USB card reader, and if I record or take pics during a flight, I always transfer it to my HTPC and format the card to start fresh.......
     
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    Only way to roll ! ;)
     
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    I prefer to use a card reader and remove the SD card from the aircraft but just a couple of weeks ago I read of a few people who have had the "card spring" fail on the SD slot in the gimbal which would SUCK! Since reading those I just connect the cord to the USB slot and do a transfer each day. Better safe than sorry.