Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Old style iPad 2 and the dji app

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Tommo4316, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. Tommo4316

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2016
    Messages:
    35
    Likes Received:
    5
    Hi I got a old style iPad 2 that I have repaired thought it would be good to use with my phantom 3 advanced the app as loaded up ok and the iPad is running the latest iOS update but I can't get the iPad to connect with the aircraft can anyone tell me if its to much of a old iPad etc or is there something I can do I tried swapping the sub lead etc but still does not connect to aircraft any help please


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  2. sandman259

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2016
    Messages:
    793
    Likes Received:
    210
    No it's too old and slow to work correctly. I use a iPad mini 2 and it's the bare minimum for iPads. A7 processor or higher...the iPad 2 uses a A5 processor...


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  3. msinger

    Approved Vendor

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2014
    Messages:
    24,237
    Likes Received:
    7,357
    Location:
    Harrisburg, PA (US)
    Tommo4316, you can find a list of recommended and commonly used devices here.
     
  4. MacMan3409

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2016
    Messages:
    175
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    Southern California
    I have an older iPad 4gen (model MD942LL/A). It works fine in all aspects with DJI GO app, however, now that I'm using Litchi app I'm having serious degradation & lag on the video feed.
    It is only a wifi model with no Cell service but it's been working great so far.
    Specs:
    [​IMG]




    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  5. Tommo4316

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2016
    Messages:
    35
    Likes Received:
    5
    Thanks for all the replies most helpful I'll look at getting a later model iPad shortly


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  6. J Dot

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2014
    Messages:
    1,964
    Likes Received:
    1,023
    Location:
    Sarasota, FL. USA!
    Or
    Revert app to a version supported my older iOS iPads.
    Tons of threads about it!

    J Dot
     
    dirkclod likes this.
  7. silverdragon00

    Joined:
    May 29, 2016
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    2
    msinger, I dont see Samsung Galaxy 7/edge on that list.... will it work for DJI Go? I was planning to get SG 7 phone.
     
  8. msinger

    Approved Vendor

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2014
    Messages:
    24,237
    Likes Received:
    7,357
    Location:
    Harrisburg, PA (US)
    I haven't tried it. If the specs match another device from my list, it'll probably work.
     
  9. Carlpembroke

    Joined:
    May 22, 2016
    Messages:
    295
    Likes Received:
    51
    My samsung s4 works fine with DJI Go
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Old style iPad Forum Date
DJI Phantom 3 motor old style CCW or CW Classifieds Jan 5, 2017
Standard Seems like I received an old style controller Phantom 3 Help Dec 29, 2016
WTB: folding Inspire style device holder Classifieds Aug 11, 2016
Is there differences with new and old style p3p body? Pro/Adv Discussion Jan 20, 2016
Will older style compass work in place of new integrated Phantom 2 Discussion Dec 26, 2014