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  1. msinger

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    The official Phantom 4 manual is now available on the DJI downloads page.
     
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    Typo? Lie? Update?


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    The preliminary manual said 30fps. Interesting.
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  4. John Locke

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    I remember seeing a DJI YouTube demo of failsafe RTH avoiding obstacles, almost running into a mountain, but it ascended and got home safe. Why do you suppose the manual on Pg 13 says it won't avoid obstacles.

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    Then later in Page 16 it says the opposite.

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  6. thegoodtouch

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    So you suggest they intentionally updated the manual to include the ability to shoot 4K at 120fps? I'm really hoping the P4 is capable of this.


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    It's just poorly translated by a non-english speaker. They were trying to say you can film at 120fps and also film at 4k. Notice the double spaces on both sides of the 120fps. Heh I noticed the english was at least getting better in the manual overall but it still feels poorly translated.
     
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    Never would be possible to record 120fps in 4k given the megabits per second.
     
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    This contradicts what DJI was showing in the videos. I think it just raises up though.
     
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    Part of it seems like cut and paste from the RTH section of the P3 manual. Same warning about setting RTH altitude such that you don't return into a building/tree/hill. Only later does it contradict that and get into the obstacle avoidance. It is what it is.

    This site is my user manual. :cool:
     
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    120fps for 4K is not an option in the app. Only for 1080.


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    The obstacle avoidance calibration steps are vague. What screen are we pointing the craft at? iPad? The illustration looks like a desktop PC. Strange.
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    Typo/mis-translation/bad-English.
     
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    18mph with obstacle avoidance enabled? I guess I won't be using obstacle avoidance much. 18mph is like flying Yuneec products :p. Not happening !! So it appears I have the SAME flight time with 30% faster speed. Yeehaw.

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    There are so many translation mistakes and typos in this manual, don't get me started. Break vs Brake, etc. Many typos, they obviously have never heard of spell checking.
     
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    In the tutorial video they walk you through the process and it is a computer screen while using DJI assistant.


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    "...Break and Stop..."
    Hilarious. In that order, I wonder?

    Also seems to have the same language around the compass calibration, so..... yay. :eek:
     
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    I think they internationally do that just to keep people entertained.
     
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    Yes it is really strange. Comically poor English can become almost expected/accepted for some Asian companies, but I thought DJI was trying to be like Apple...must hire native speakers for each language. Get it together guys.
     
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    I noticed that when I read the beta manual. It looks like the first part is a holdover from the Phantom 3 manual & the latter part (it DOES avoid) is the correct info for the P4.