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Standard Phantom lost in lake for 6 months, recently found with video intact

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Marko5584, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. blackcrusader

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    Great story to read. I have just been flying 3 weeks and also did some fog video's above my mountains yesterday,

    I don't have any editing skills just raw footage. Will get into learning editing once I become a competent pilot.

     
  2. egadgetguy

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    I agree that there may be lost data chains sitting on the card. Also, there should be a flight record on the card [Hidden] Try setting your folder program to see hidden files [organize, Folder and search settings, view tab, hidden files and folders, (check) show hidden files folders and drives]

    see if there are any files you can't see. I like to use Xplorer^2 for this because it's an option there even if the folder options are not set. Free version here:
    xplorer² lite: free windows explorer replacement (file manager)

    cleaning the SD slot may be difficult, get an electro clean spray or video head cleaner spray and spray it clean. follow with compressed air, but be ready to take the camera apart so you can clean the insides. Be careful of the lens the cleaner may fog the coating that's on it. The lens make take a pro to clean...
     
  3. TopDawg

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    wow what a story I bet DJI would be very interested to know and possibly reward you, it shows their equipment in a good light for such a long time underwater. Good advertising for them....
     
  4. sandman259

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    Curious if it was only in 4-5 feet of water and in the summer why you didn't just jump in after it right then? You probably could see the bottom at that point right?


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