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Mounting a Go Pro in Phantom housing

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by wndrr, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. wndrr

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    The weather here is finally getting nice enough to fly outside. I'm wondering how to mount a Hero black 3+ Go Pro in the housing that came with my Phantom 1? When I put the camera in the housing, there is a lot of room front to back and side to side, It seems like the housing is made to mount a much bigger camera? Any halp would be appreciated.
     
  2. kydan

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    My advice is to throw that included mount away and use your GoPro housing that came with it (either the skeleton or waterproof one).
     
  3. EMCSQUAR

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    That's the best advice. That original Phantom camera "sling" was made for Hero 3, the 3+ is a little bit smaller - reason there's so much slop. Either the OE GP housing or go to gimbal (which you'll probably do anyhow in the future)
     
  4. JaysDMC

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    I had the same concern when I first mounted my new GoPro Hero3+ Black edition.

    I bit the bullet and spent $90 on a gimbal that uses a velcro strap. It really locks the GoPro down. 0 slack.

    Here's what mine looks like right now. That blue strap you see wraps around the GoPro and locks it in place.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVAmDvF0yoM[/youtube]