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P3 pro doesn't like to record video apparently

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by robfalcon501, Sep 14, 2015.

  1. robfalcon501

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    Got my p3 pro over the weekend and the first video recorded just fine. But now it has a pretty delayed reaction to start recording, and will record for a small amount of time and just stop on its own. First thing I thought of was...maybe space has become full on the iPad for live recording so it keeps stopping and not wanting to start. I don't want the iPad to record, just the sd card. So if that's the case I want to turn that feature off but I can't find how. Any suggestions or known fixes anyone?
     
  2. Oso

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    Try #7 in this post:
    HOW TO: Optimize Apple device for the best DJI Pilot app performance | DJI Phantom Forum
     
  3. snerd

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    Settings, bottom 3 dots, scroll down to video cache and disable it. But that shouldn't have anything to do with it not recording to your SD card.
     
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  4. robfalcon501

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    It records to the sd card but only like 8-10 seconds at a time. My dad had the same problem with his advanced with he first got it and told me problem "went away" after a while but I can't live with that explanation
     
  5. Steve Shead

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    Did you change the SD card perhaps? I tried a SanDisk 64GB Ultra and it was terrible. Recording would drop out - sometimes couldn't start video - sometimes couldn't stop it. Turns out it can't deal with the speeds we need with our drones. I put my 32GB SanDisk Extreme Plus back in and recording worked perfectly again.

    Just a thought ...
     
  6. robfalcon501

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    Yea I tried in a 32 gb lexar and 64 sandisk ultra same result
     
  7. Steve Shead

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    Did you format the card from within the GO app?
     
  8. robfalcon501

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    Only one of them actually I'll see if that works