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NOOB iPad Question

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by carsonx4, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. carsonx4

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    I can just use my iPad 3 mini (wifi only, no cellular) correct, instead of my phone? I understand that I need to get a different tablet holder to be able to do this. Thanks in advance.

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  2. firestars

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    Yes you can although you will need to cache the maps before you head out.


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  3. carsonx4

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    ok, not sure what you mean exactly. Help me out? lol, my apologies!
     
  4. soulphantomflyer

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    He mean since your tablet do not have cel data plan, you might want to download and cache the map area where you be flying before you leave your house or wifi connection. Is in the Dji go app setting


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    Yes you can use an iPad with it, but mounting one to your controller is kinda difficult. Amazon sells mounts for the P3S, but they are usually rated 3-3.5 stars.
     
  6. Sinisalo

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    to cache the maps before you head out just open the DJI GO app and scroll all around the area you will be flying, zoom in and scroll all around. Oh and you need to have the setting checked for it to cache maps in the background.
     
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    Jeff,

    I do this same with the iPad for my flying also. I cache the maps at home before I leave or connect with a hotspot on my phone to cache before I connect to my P3S. I am a noob too. It is easy


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