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Needing better a better quality pictures from fpv system

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Michael11219, Aug 22, 2015.

  1. Michael11219

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    I have a phantom 2 with a hero 4 and an fpv system that has an immersion RC tx and a black pearl monitor receiver. So let me explain my issue. I've been working at a wildlife management ranch. What I was hoping to do was be able to get a good view of the deer so I can record their antler count and be able to get an average view of them from about 40 yards in the air. When flying I can barely see the deer while flying, they just look like a moving animal and I can't even tell whether or not they have horns. Does anyone have any ideas on what I can do to handle this issue and get a clearer picture without spending a fortune. All comments and ideas are appreciated
    Thx
     
  2. RedHotPoker

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    Try flying closer to your game.
    If you are finding that 40' is too high, try flying closer at say 20'.
    You have to zoom with the radio controller, as we have no zoom lenses, yet. ;-)
    Much like zooming with your feet. Hahaha

    Good luck.

    RedHotPoker
     
  3. Michael11219

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    Thx for the quick response @RedHotPoker. I tried that but the drone scares the deer when it gets too close because of the loud noise. Do you or anyone else have any other suggestions?
     
  4. RedHotPoker

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    Try doing a fly by, while not lingering too long directly above them.
    Perhaps the Phantom isn't the best tool for this unique job. Start to record well back, and then just fly past, at a moderate speed, hopefully gathering enough details in the video, for your eventual antler assessment.

    RedHotPoker
     
  5. SteveMann

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    You will have to view the video after landing, or invest in a Lightbridge kit.
     
  6. Michael11219

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    What about if I put a lens that zooms in a bit on my go pro, would that work?
     
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    Sell your P2 and buy a DSLR Pros FLIR System kit