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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by boeing777, Dec 27, 2014.

  1. boeing777

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    Hello, in the market for a drone. I bought the gopro 4 silver. And my research had lead me to believe. That the new gopro is not user friendly with the Phantom 2. Can anyone confirm these issues?
     
  2. Larry L

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    Welcome to the forum. I think the 4silver is good. Just with a go pro, you have to get a FPV system or you can't see what the camera is seeing. If you don't want to see what your camera is seeing, I think you can get away without it.
    Good luck with your selection.
     
  3. SteveMann

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    I have a Hero4 Black on my Phantom 2.
    Be careful, there seems to be five or six configurations of Phantom 2.
    There's the Phantom 2 V1, V2, and V3?. There's also the Phantom 2 Vision and the Phantom 2 Vision Plus. Neither of the Vision models are compatible with the Hero.
    Did I miss any?
     
  4. boeing777

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    It's tough to find a local store who can educate me and who has all the facts on this issue before I spend that kind of money.
     
  5. Larry L

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    Try UAV Direct. They are listed on the DJI website. Liberty Hill Tx. They are very knowledgable & helpful.
    http://www.uavdirect.com/DJI-DRONE-CHRI ... MgodZ1AAGw
     
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    Steve, I believe the latest version of P2 non-vision is 2.x. The 3.x is a vision model.
     
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    I believe Steve is correct. I'm pretty sure there is a Phantom 2 v3 now with updated ESCs and motors, right?
     
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    It is possible a P2 Non Vision V3 has come out in the last month, but a month ago I bought a P2 which is definitely V2.0 (says so on the box) has the new ESCs, motors, new transmitter etc.

    http://www.quadcopters.co.uk/dji-phanto ... 1379-p.asp
    "New Version 2.0 of the Phantom 2 with Upgraded Motors and Escs"

    There is a Vision V3 (which indicates that it has the new ESCs, motors, new transmitter etc),
    http://www.quadcopters.co.uk/dji-phanto ... 1389-p.asp

    but the conversation was not about the vision, it was about the P2 non vision.
     
  9. HailStorm

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    It appears you're right Hughie, the V2.0 of the non vision must be the newest Phantom 2.

    And Boeing777, the GoPro 4 Sliver is compatible with the Phantom 2 as long as you do not engage the GoPro's Wifi.
     
  10. PhantomFanatic

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    Steve, to my understanding, there isn't really a third (V3) phantom, released yet. Isn't the V3 a V2 with an update?
     
  11. PhantomFanatic

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    Hi and welcome to the forum!

    I have a GoPro 3, black. But, I know a lot of members here using the Hero 4. I haven't heard of a compatibility problem.
    But, the Hero 4 is supposed to be smaller. So, either you would need some sort of adapter or a different gimbal.

    Hopefully the Hero 4 members can shed more light on that issue. I want to know also as I hope to buy the 4 version when finances allow, after first buying a FPV set-up first!
     
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    I got a hero 4 silver on it, works well with the h3 3d
     
  13. Hughie

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    Please see posts earlier in the thread which explain this.