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Standard Phantom 3 Standard/ipad mini 4 wifi

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by CHARLES VINCENT V., Jul 10, 2016.

  1. CHARLES VINCENT V.

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    I recently acquired a DJI PHANTOM 3 Standard and I want to use the Apple iPad Mini 4 with wifi no cellular 64GB. I would like to know if DJI recommends this ipad or if it is compatible. The Apple iPAD Mini 4 with 64gb is not cheap, so I want to know if it is compatible. Anyone on the Forum is familiar with this iPAD and if it is compatible with the Phantom 3 standard ?
     
  2. msinger

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  3. jackhadrill

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    I've noticed that the iPad Mini 2 is going cheap in a lot of places. I've got one that I (rarely) use with my P3S and it works great!
     
  4. Terry Almond

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    What isn't being mentioned is the fact that with the iPad mini having saved a mission in the litchi hub, there is no way of downloading it at another location unless there is an internet connection available through its wi-fi connection.
    If it has phone capability that's fine, but this point is hardly ever highlighted when choosing the 'best' device for the phantom.
    If I am missing something obvious I will be delighted to have it pointed out to me.
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  5. jackhadrill

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    They have 3G/LTE models :)
     
  6. Avocet

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    Might as well also point out the the iPad Mini 4 Wifi version (non cellular) does NOT have GPS functinoality but it DOES have a barometer, which is quite useful in some other 3rd party apps, say like Autopilot for instance. Again, kicking this dead horse, a lack of GPS only results in the fact that "Follow Me" and "Track" modes in Lichi or DJI Go will not be available.

    I am benchmarking a Nexus 7 2nd Generation tablet this week (Marshmallow 6.0.1) and am hoping to dedicate its deployment to my P3P.

    Bet,
     
  7. Barry C

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    Probably won't fit the holder without modifying it.