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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by deuter, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. deuter

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    Got my P3A yesterday, can I use my 10 inch tablet at the controller screen ?

    Also do I need to lock the gimbal when I put the Phantom 3 in the hard shell bag and travel to fly the phantom.


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  2. msinger

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    You can if the tablet is not wider than 6.75". Otherwise, you'll need an extender (like this one).
     
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    It's 237 X 170 X 7.5 mm, does it mean I need extender


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  4. msinger

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    170 mm is 6.69 inches. It'll fit as long as you don't have it in a case.
     
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    I will give it a shot, I don't use a case so that's good.


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    Also what about the gimbal protection ?


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    Yes, I'd ask why you would think/not want too?
     
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    Everytime you take it out to fly do you put the plastic piece



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  9. Rumbaar

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    Yes, when I take it out pre flight I remove the harness. Then once finished flight, add the harness back to secure the camera and prevent any damage.
     
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    I havent tested but woupdnt be suprised to learn that dropping your phantom inside a hardcase or without the protector could result in a danaged gimble.... it seems very fragile and flopping around while powered off can only increase the chance of damagimg something.
     
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    Ok thanks


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  12. deuter

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    Rather than start new thread, thought I should post my question here


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    Cube talk 9X


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  16. Dnallov

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    Sorry; but your tablet is way to big for the hood you have bought.

    - DJINSP-57 Hood Maximum device size : 205mm x 145mm x 128mm
    - Cube 9X Dimensions : 372 x 212 x 40
     
  17. Rumbaar

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    Yeah, it's made for ~8" tablets. My Nexus 7 is slightly too small for it.
     
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    Ok then, what to get.


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  19. Dnallov

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    Something that fits!

    Seriously; just search for 10” Phantom 3 Hood, or follow the following link

    Google
     
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    Thanks


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