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Phantom 3 Petal Lens

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by MonsieurAnon, May 10, 2015.

  1. Meta4

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    What's the weight?
    We can't read on your scale.
     
  2. AYA74

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    I read 4.7 g.
     
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    Not sure if i need one yet as i've not seen any prop shadows, do you ship to the UK?
    Cheers
     
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    Shapeways has a factory in The Netherlands, so postage to the UK should be pretty cheap.

    Sorry about the crappy screen on my scales. You're right ... it's 4.7g.
     
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    I got this in black for my P3P. Cannot use it. It's a little loose and needs to be secured somehow. Flying with a small bit of tape overwhelms the gimbal, weight-wise, and causes it to stop working repeatedly during the flight. He has released a v2 of it, but would be careful until test reports come out. I'm out $18.49. (Even though v2 dropped the price too!)

    UPDATE: Messaged seller (James) on Shapeways. Got a quick reply. Not the only one to have trouble with v1. Going to test out v2, which looks better and lighter. Will let you know.
     
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    I purchased the very same one in black
    It's tad loose so...never flew with it again.
     
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    Something like this is really needed due to lens size and how much effect the sun has when flying in direction of it.

    But this one pictured above looks like it may have some ill effects on aerodynamics with the camera and gimbal.

    Good to see those of you posting openly on how product worked for you.
     
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    I've had no need for a petal lens yet, not seen any prop shadows or anything.
     
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    Have any of you seen problems with these lens shades when shooting stills? I have heard they can be problematic?
     
  10. StevenQX

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    Me on p2v+. The petals will be into the shot