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Need Input on New Product (Swooph) that Lowers Camera on P3 and P2V+

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by Lance Adams, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. Lance Adams

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    Hi all. I spent 7 months designing a product that lowers the camera nearly 4 inches on the P3 and P2V+. I've got it listed on Kickstarter and was hoping to get some input from fellow flyers. I've been using the device myself for a while and I love not having to crop the blades out of my photos. Please check it out and I would appreciate any comments or questions. The product doesn't seem to be taking off as much as I thought it would. Thanks!

    Here's the link:
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/791386096/swooph-camera-extender-for-dji-p2v-and-dji-phantom

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  2. Youngbill

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    Lance- I don't mean to sound harsh but I don't see the point. When I'm filming, my camera is always pointed at least a few degrees down and I never see the props. I've yet to be in a situation where my props were visible. I've seen them while messing around and flying fast or tilting the camera up, but that's not how I would fly while filming.
     
  3. Lance Adams

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    Thanks for your input. Usually when I'm flying for fun, I'm taking photos of beautiful skies or storms, so the camera is straight out or even up a little. I typically fly in GPS mode and a lot of times, the quadcopter tilts forward to compensate for the wind, especially when I'm near a storm. I see them a lot in my photos, even with the P3 (way worse with P2V+). When I was making the promotional video, I went through several sets of photos and there wasn't a single time when I took 50+ photos and didn't see the props in several of them.
     
  4. Youngbill

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    I never tried to film storms. I guess you have a point.
     
  5. japyhala0

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    Any news with your project lance?
    I can see how it would be useful

    Especially with new or fast /un smooth flyers
     
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    If for some reason you don't hit your fundraising goal, would you offer one off's of this product for sale? Or do you have any in stock for evaluation?