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Oct 14 Camera Test with Vision

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by flydogs, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. flydogs

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    OK, Last one. (sorry about the repost on last video, I guess I am new to this.)

    this one gives some good video footage FROM the Vision camera. Alas not still images.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFG0tqx6RO8


    BTW, does anyone know if the Vision camera can be aimed directly down AKA perpendicular to the ground.
    I need that for my artwork. Thanks!
     
  2. Roadkilt

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    Nice video. At first look it seems similar to a well balanced phantom without a gimbal. No real active flying shots for comparison, lots of standing still. Nice recording options to the phone and being able to see the shot. But is it gopro quality?
     
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    Very nice and it seems to be quality video. The one feature that I would miss is the three axis gimbal that I have on the old Phantom.

    I wonder if you are able to remove the camera and hang a gimbal with the GoPro? Not enough information has been given on that.
     
  4. flydogs

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    Everything I have seen indicates that without heavy modification the built in camera on the Vision would be too hard to remove. I am sure an overzealous DIYer might, but why? The Phantom II which is coming out a bit later is the direct replacement to the original Phantom and the Vision is a new all-in-one platform. The Phantom II is also a means to sell an updated Zenmuse and create a more top of the line system with regards to stabilized video. I also hear rumors that DJI might be working with GoPro on an app that would work like the app for the Vision.

    For me the Vision will be perfect. I sent back my Phantom I (Amazon, 27th day after I bought it.) because my set up using the Sony RX100 ii was just too iffy. A balanced system is better for me since I am more in it for the still shots than anything else. I am bummed I won't be able to aim it directly down though. Its probably gonna be $85 bucks for batteries too...ouch.