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  1. Airmo

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    I'm sure this subject has been hashed through before. But now that there are plenty of active P4 flyers out there I figured I'd ask again.

    What are the differences between the controllers for the P3 and P4, and are there any discernible changes or upgrades to video quality output when flying a P4 with its controller versus flying it with a controller from a P3?

    Thanks in advance


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  2. phantomnoobpilot

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    The P4 controller is basically the same as the P3 controller except that it replaces the F mode (IOC) with an S mode (sport) on the left and on the right it replaces the Media library button with a Pause button.

    And the P4 remote comes now in a glossy finish.

    The downlink quality on the P4 is the same as the P3P (4-10mbps).

    P3A owners upgrading to a P4 will see a major upgrade in live feed quality.
     
  3. curiosity

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    How come? Where does it state this?
     
  4. phantomnoobpilot

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    P3A has its downlink locked at 2mbps which looks pretty bad IMO. P3P and P4 allows you to choose between 4-10mbps
     
  5. Shwepps

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    I'd recommend you read this review, 'Transmitter' section. As far as I know, they are basically the same.
     
  6. curiosity

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    Just checked to be sure. Going through the DJI Go app > Image Transmission Settings > Custom > Transmission Quality > I can set this slider between 4 (3 km) to 10 (0.7 km) Mbps on my P3A? What's wrong here?
     
  7. Davphys

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    Even though that slider is there on the P3A, it is still locked and broadcasting at 2mbps. Having said that and having had both a P3A, P3P and now a P4, I can safely say thatchers is NO discernible difference in video quality. Some people who fly with goggles report a difference, but using a tablet or phone you will not see any difference between all 3.

     
  8. curiosity

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    Ah, that's good to know! Thanks. Hope DJI removes that slider for P3A owners to prevent such confusion.