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New Updated camera? Bets are on!

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Mactab, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. Mactab

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    With all the negativity of the quality of the FC200 (lens/sensor etc) Ill bet that there will be a new camera launched as an upgrade to keep us whinging still photographers happy. price to be announced. $200? and send your FC200 in part ex.
     
  2. streetcreep

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    Yeah I think that is possible . That is one of the things I have always thought would happen with this new model is to now provide camera options to go with all the improvements they put into the P2V models .
     
  3. Sledge

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    I hope and pray this happens!
     
  4. wincrasher

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    I think that's wishful thinking.

    It's certainly an easy upgrade to change out the camera if a better one was offered, I doubt they will.

    The FC200 is plenty adequate for their target audience.
     
  5. Pull_Up

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    That's a good point about the target market. The cynic in me might say it won't do their bottom line any harm to have unhappy pro-sumers/pros who have become enamoured with the aerial platform idea sell on their Visions and buy themselves P2s+extras...
     
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    I doubt this will happen. If people want better images they should move to a larger platform that can carry a proper camera. This is why DJI sell the Zenmuse for Sony NEX, Panasonic GH3 and Canon 5D.
     
  7. streetcreep

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    True good point .
     
  8. LeoS

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    It's kind of pointless to have a super awesome camera on a 1 axis gimbal.. I mean, might as well, right?

    What would be interesting (to me anyway) is a modular 2\3-axis brushless gimbal system + open wifi repeater, so we can make use of small WIFI cameras like Sony RX-100-II, Panasonic GM1, GoPros, etc.
     
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    I don't expect this to happen, the camera is acceptable for home use which is the target market.

    I have been expecting them to come out with a 2 axis gimbal for the Vision. That is what is needed to get better video, it would be a simple addition using the existing camera and it would add to DJI's bottom line. It kept the price lower for the initial Vision release not having the better gimbal and it would be something people would be willing to spend a few hundred more later to add it on; it makes good business sense. I would gladly spend the money for an add-on gimbal but I would not want to buy another Phantom, losing FPV, just to get the gimbal.
     
  10. wincrasher

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    That would be a nice accessory if it was plug and play.
     
  11. Pull_Up

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    The forthcoming 2-axis brushless offering from Rotorpixel is looking like it could be a good bet. At a $300-$400 price point DJI could probably undercut that if they made something by the thousands, I suppose - although their existing GoPro Zenmuse is on sale in the UK for the equivalent of $380, so they'd have to come down a bit. Trouble is you might be waiting forever for a DJI product, or you could buy one of the third-party Vision gimbals only to have DJI announce their own one the week after!
     
  12. FPV col

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    Yes spot on !
     
  13. Scottrod

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    I could see DJI releasing a 2 axis brushless gimbal and also a better camera.
     
  14. Scottrod

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    That's because you are a troll.
     
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    I think it's incomprehensible that you would produce such a sophisticated device and not install a camera that's as good as one in a cell phone and then add crappy quality control.
     
  16. LeoS

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    If you were not trolling, my apologies.
    We were knee-deep in trollcrap and they were respawning with new nicknames at an alarming rate.