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Phantom 4K and light ridge controller

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by flywindy, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. flywindy

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    Will a phantom4k paired with a lightbridge controller make it a p3p?
     
  2. Prairie Pyro

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    As I have read earlier this year they won't link:(
     
  3. DroneDestination

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    NO, not even close, as the P34K uses COMPLETELY different onboard transmission technology. Any type of P34K to P3P conversion would end up costing more than a new P3P.
     
  4. LuvMyTJ

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    The Phantom 4K is the typical wifi used by most quads, like the P3S and all the previous Phantoms, P2, P1, etc. The P3A/P use Lightbridge which is similar but different so no, you must use the 4K TX with the 4K.
     
  5. Mr. Pina Colada

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    I have just the standard, in the future when maybe the phantom 5 comes out or whatever, and the 4k gimbal/camera prices come down, is it possible to just mount a 4k camera on to the bottom of the standard? Obviously it would require some sort of firmware update, but is the Standard 4K just that? A standard phantom 3 with 4K camera instead of the 2.7k?
     
  6. LuvMyTJ

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    It may be possible but the TX is different, more like the P3A/P and it has more power than the P3S.
     
  7. Prairie Pyro

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    On close to the same issue, will the 4k camera from the 3 4k operate on the P3A ? Found another good deal for the P3 4k but don't need the 4k camera on it but have a P3A flying outside sucking up bugs.
     
  8. Drone Ops Video.

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    Why are you guys so worried about 4k files are crazy big and clients can't use 4k footage anyway.
     
  9. Drone Ops Video.

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    We use a inspire 1 and a P3S all you need.
     
  10. Prairie Pyro

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    Because of the big idiot box on the wall.
     
  11. Prairie Pyro

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    How much indoor flight do you do and what with?
     
  12. Mr. Pina Colada

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    Future use. Once 4k becomes more widespread id like to be able to record in 4k.
     
  13. JamesG2571

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    That's not going to be a think until 2020 I feel! Most computers can't process 4K!


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  14. Prairie Pyro

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    I think the growing consumer having more tv sets with 4k, the demand for editing computers will probably follow.
    I can still remember that the power of computers was how fast they could copy a DVD via DVDShrink. Now Bluray is a fairly big step above DVD. 16-20 megapixel cameras are the norm now. I did a photo shoot for a magazine with a 4 MP Nikon and the writer was amazed with the whole process and couldn't believe I was able to hand her a CD on site of the days work.
     
  15. JamesG2571

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    I was more thinking of client work. It's all well and good producing a client video in 4K but if they can't show it or allow their customers to watch it on their computers it's kinda pointless.

    But I do totally see your point, it is a growing market and a fast one at that. RED cameras are now on 6k I believe. I'm still stuck in the past, I shoot digital on my Nikon D7000 but I also still shoot Film on my Nikon F801s!




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