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Mounting iPad mini on phantom 3 std

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Ergoadams, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Ergoadams

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    I am going nuts trying to figure out optimal mounting for this bracket that will allow antenna to remain vertical. Can someone please post a picture? The way I have it mounted looks and feels stupid.

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  2. msinger

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    Turn the antenna 90 degrees to the right/left. The tip does not have to be pointing straight up into the air. It's only important that the long side of the antenna points at your Phantom at all times.
     
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  3. RSV_Ecosse

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    Pick up a DJI Inspire mount. Awesome mod for the Phantom 3S, allows you to use the windsurfer range extender with no problem at all. Rock solid too.

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  4. mike.alexander

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    That looks really good! Does the same mount allow the use of an iPhone 6 as well?

    Also, I thought using the DJI Inspire mount required drilling a hole in the top of the P3S controller?
     
  5. flpholt

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    yes you can and no don't have to drill
     
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  6. mike.alexander

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    Thanks. Where did you get the mount?
     
  7. strgazr27

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    How much side to side sway is there? I wound up doing the insert mod on mine as there was just too much movement, especially w my IPad mini and I was afraid of snapping the case where the inspire mount is attached.


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  8. flpholt

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    got mount from helidirect ebay has them other part inspire holder off amazon does come with mount but would have to drill so take that one off and put on other one you buy
     
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    mine is super stable 2016-02-23 17.49.27.jpg
     
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  10. mike.alexander

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    Is that the official DJI Inspire tablet mount?
     
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    yes on holder no on mount bought separate
     
  12. Ohiowoodsman

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    I can't really tell from that pic but it looks like u have that bracket on backwards. Better pic?
     
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    Found this on amazon.com its great


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    OK nevermind, thought it was like mine. IMAG0065.jpg
     
  18. Teds quichen

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    This is what i did on mine.[​IMG]

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    Hi, you don't need to drill a hole, although some people do. There are some Inspire mounts which have the plastic mounting arm which are slightly less stable. Go for a genuine DJI Inspire mount like the one in my pictures and the mounting arm is alloy which is much more stable. Mine is rock solid with a tablet or an iPhone 5. And yes, there are flip down securing points on the mount which allow you to either mount a phone or a tablet. The Inspire mount is a HUGE improvement over the original phone mount which comes with the Standard. I originally bought a cheap plastic tablet mount from eBay which was nowhere near as good as the original DJI one. I can highly recommend this mod, well worth doing. :)
     
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