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Phantom 3 advance question

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by TonyNI2013, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. TonyNI2013

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    Hi guys I recently got a Phantom 3 Advanced after having serious range issues with the standard.

    I am happy with everything bar one niggling problem. One of the screws that the propellors screw into won't allow me to "spin" the prop on then tighten. It has to be turned round a lot to get it to tighten if that makes sense? Just wondering what anyone's advice is. Makes putting the prop on and off a lot longer !
     
  2. msinger

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    That's just how some of the props are made. The only thing you could really do is get a new set of props.
     
  3. GimbleOut

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    I agree. I have the same......adds at least 10 seconds but worth the wait


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  4. TonyNI2013

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    I've tried different ones that came with it. So this isn't a problem as such?
     
  5. msinger

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    Other people have mentioned it. I don't think it's something DJI will replace/repair, but you could ask them.
     
  6. TonyNI2013

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    Just tried one of the other props and it can spin into place a lot better. Must be the props!

    On another note I don't know if I am imagining it but the advanced sounds different in the air to the standard I had, seems a little quieter or maybe it's my imagination. Also seems to hover more stable !
     
  7. TonyNI2013

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    I'm really happy I got the advanced, kinda glad the standard was faulty! I've caught the drone bug haha
     
  8. msinger

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    Yep, it's a great bird :)
     
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    More satellites and a vision positioning system helps with hover. As for being more quiet... I would think they would be the same (same motors, props). If anything the Advanced motors have to spin a bit faster since it weighs more than the standard.
     
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    Few other questions guys, appreciate the help

    Can anyone suggest some reasonably prices ND / Circular Polarising filters?
     
  11. msinger

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    All of the filters listed here are good options.
     
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    I wonder if anyone makes a roll tap that would fit the prop threads. Probably wouldn't even have to be metal.
     
  13. TonyNI2013

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    Does the ND filter / polarising filters hit the image quality much ?
     
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    Taco rc has a nice set
     
  15. TonyNI2013

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    I'm from the UK so something available over here would be ideal.

    Is there any point in getting the windsurfers for it?