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Phantom 3 Wish List...

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Dronebow, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. Dronebow

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    So far I really like this quadcopter and although it's my first "real" quad (had an X5C before) there are already some things I would wish for on this.

    - Telephoto zoom lens would be totally awesome!!
    - A mic would be nice. Yeah I know lots of buzzing and stuff but sound can be removed easily and it's much harder to place the dog bark or other sounds where needed. A mic with an enable or disable feature would be great.
    - Device charger from the remote. Yeah, it may drain the battery just a bit on the remote but I can't imagine it being significant and it would be great if it even just maintained a charge to the phone/tablet to keep from draining it.
    - Flashing lights as warnings?? How about easy to read indicators on the FPV device or something?
    - Proximity sensors. I haven't found a real need for anything I have done yet but can see this as being a plus at some point. Integrated into the FPV to tell you how far objects are from the camera.. now we're talking...
    - Downloadable DJI Director app for Mac or PC so I don't have to do this stuff on the phone, connected to the remote, streaming from the quadcopter.. :-/
    - Easy to find/post flight logs. Maybe it is but I haven't found it yet.
    - Wasp costume. Say what?? Everyone says it sounds like a big wasp. Very surprised someone hasn't come up with a big wasp costume to make folks on the ground look up and see a giant wasp flying around. Now that would be funny!!


    This isn't a review but I really want to complement this quadcopter too.
    - Rock solid stability, thanks GPS and VPS!!
    - Easy to fly and maneuver. Hovers like a dream.
    - Feature rich with the DJI pilot app. Almost everything can be set on the 'fly', pardon the pun.
    - 20+ minute flight time. Awesome!
    - Range of the remote and video. Wow.. If you only knew what I have done to the X5C with antenna mods JUST to get another 10+ meters out of it.. OMG.. This is heaven.
    - Video is so crisp and clean and beautiful. People have commented how it looks like professional filming.
    - Fast! 35mph is hauling but then again I'm new to this market so what do I know... ;-)
    - FPV. This is so cool. Even on my dinky iPhone 6 screen.
    - Remote features. Having so many controls on the remote is great.
    - Return to home that sets the home point at each location automatically (with a strong GPS signal) Yeah, I heard the stories of the drone that flew home to the last home point only to never be seen again..
     
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  2. jlo

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    What do you need telephoto for perv? :D

    lol, I kid I kid....But really what do you need telephoto for perv?

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  3. Dronebow

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    Probably because I have a fear of running into a tree so I fly 100' to make sure I don't fly into a tree. Either that or I have a buddy that wants to build compound for when our economy collapses and thinks having some drones to patrol would be a good idea. If you are going to spy you need a telephoto. :)

    So your lack of response on the Wasp Costume must mean you agree with that which would also be a great disguise allowing closer views with the camera undetected... hmmm... ;-)
     
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  4. jlo

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    :D

    You know I wouldn't be surprised if some one came out with a slip on multiplier. I think that very thing is one of peoples biggest concerns about these though...telephoto capabilities, not wasp costumes, that is. For post-apocalyptic recon though, it would be a pretty solid feature.
     
  5. Netsquash

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    I'd love to have dual cameras so we could have 3dish stereoscopic vision with some of these new 3d headsets coming out.