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P3 Pro & iPad Air 2 Cellular Neckstrap or No?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by RedHotPoker, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. RedHotPoker

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    I actually don't find the radio controller and my Air 2 atop, all that heavy, and often forget about using my Neckstrap all together. Don't really need a poll, it's yay or nay?
    Do you pilots mostly-always wear a neck strap/harness system, or seldom, & just hold it in both hands?

    I can easily fly four batteries without much of a cooling down break... But sometimes change locations after one or two battery packs.

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  2. Air Ontario

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    Yay. Just because it frees my hand(s) to do whatever, if I need to.
     
  3. RedHotPoker

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    You must have a sore neck... Hahaha
    Some day we will have to get you to open up and say a few words. ;-)

    You never forgot you were wearing it, and it got banged around, hanging there.

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  4. normr

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    This is the one I got from Walmart.com

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  5. Excavator99

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    I use it more than not, but more as an extra precaution, I can be a clutz. ;) I don't feel like it's too heavy
     
  6. Richard Walker

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    I use a strap mainly so I can hand catch the aircraft. Never have landed on ground yet.
     
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  7. PrecisionAeroworks

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    Yay.
    Dropping the controller is bad form. Points will be deducted from your final score.
    Plus hand catching.
     
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  8. RedHotPoker

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    Precisely, but no Governor Generals Award for bravery... Hahaha

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  9. alokbhargava

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    Yay. Buy a good one, you will enjoy.
     
  10. RedHotPoker

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    Both of my Spektrum radios have their own neck strap. I also have this basic @dji blue one, but often leave it in the Phantom case.
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    I may look into a Black Rapid model, and use it for my D800 as well.

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  11. fastsmiles

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    Yay, it frees my hands and with the iPad it is a bit heavy
     
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    I have the one that comes with the inspire but I think it's unnecessary and doesn't work that great. The RC still flops around. Only time I use it is when I let other people fly my birds and don't trust them to not drop it haha


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    I have never used one and I don't expect that I ever will.
     
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    From day 1, I removed the device clamp from the RC as it was causing some cracking with other pilots. I purchased a metal clamping system from Square Jellyfish, screwed it onto a mini tripod that I already had, bought a 10 ft. lightning cable for my ipad air 2 and now everyone can see. I use the neck strap if I feel the need to hand grab my P3P during windy conditions. square jellyfish.JPG
     
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    I use the Inspire version as the straps sit on your shoulders rather than your neck. Very comfortable.

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    I find the centre of gravity is miss placed and the iPad makes it fall away from me. I tried with my iPhone and still have the same issues.
     
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    I use a neck strap but the full harness seems like overkill
     
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    I use a double strap shoulder harness along with a transmitter tray with palm rests. Overkill? Maybe... I own two Tarot Transmitter Tray's and love them. No body complains about a good office chair or there Lazy boy recliner.


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