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Phantom Vision plus to be discontinued

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Bigdz, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. Bigdz

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    According to Jim Bowers of the YouTube channel Demunseed http://youtu.be/oWEcJH7bIW0
    New phantom 3 to be announced, soon...

    So what does it mean for us? Will it be difficult to fine parts etc.
     
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    Interesting and exciting. April is around the corner. Unless it's an April fools joke. Hope not. :)
     
  3. Meta4

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    I'd vote for April fool ... he doesn't inspire me as an informed source.
    Just another hoax/rumour.
    Doesn't anyone check anything these days?
    His Phantom 3 isn't a DJI product at all. Just look at it
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    It's clearly a MaxAero X-star
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    MaxAero have been showing it off since December and say they will release it mid-April
    http://auteluav.com/Xstar/572.jhtml

    Why should that be? DJI make a packet selling parts and there is a huge user base to keep milking.
     
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    They did get a new FCC ID number for what looks like a dual band transmitter on 2.4GHZ and 5.8GHz similar to the Inspire TX

    SS3-GL6581502

    Granted 2/14/2015
     
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    looks like the quadcopter market is getting saturated.
     
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    Jim Bowers is far from a trusted source IMO. Ive always found him as annoying and a little bit full of himself. And i doubt the v+ will be immediately discontinued, look how dji is still selling phantom 1 and older models, they'll prob just drop the price on the v+ significantly. Thats just my 2 cents tho
     
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    That guy (Jim Bowers) is a douche! Seriously!! I am not able to sit through more than a few seconds of his stupid “jokes” and completely moronic sense of humor. I wouldn’t take one word he says as truth or fact! :roll:

    Now that I have that out of my system….I do always enjoy the speculation and hype of upcoming products! :)
     
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    considering his usual douchebaggery, I speculate this is an april fool's joke.
     
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    No, there will be an Announcement by DJI today,(that's all I'm going to say) regarding the Rumors... :cool: :cool:

    Freaking DJI is starting to remind me of the Freaking **** Iphone "marketing BS" that they do...I know everyone knows exactly what I'm talking about :twisted: .... where they launch the new best phone of all time only to some out with the + or S model, then it's a new phone platform..

    Anyway my P2V+Platform feels like it just hit some "super cold" water and ...well...SHRINKAGE :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

    I feel like we are all in a **** Drone reality show....
    LOL I'm punchy No Sleep....Hearing about this SUPER P3V+ or whatever it is...We should play one of those College drinking games... "Everytime that this New Drone has FIRMWARE ISSUES you have to "DRINK A SHOT"!!! :twisted: :p


    Can't Wait Ohh Boy.....

    MOOSE
     
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    Finding parts shouldn't be a problem as the base components are universal throughout the industry.

    Since their warranty is short-lived, many are seeking 3rd party to fix their equipment and www.uavdirect.com is a great source for parts, that's where I go.

    Many are also enhancing the current DJI version and it could be better than their newest product due out next month. Time will tell.
     
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    My prediction is that a new Phantom will be out in 2015 :cool:
     
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    Purely speculative on my part, but based on the evolution from P1 to P2, I expect a P3 (if there is one) airframe configuration to be similar, with a lot of parts commonality. Otherwise, they wouldn't call it a Phantom.

    Then again, I often find myself bewildered when I try to figure out the Chinese.
     
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    If it's not part of a P2 phase-out I hope it's a wee bit bigger and 6 rotors.
     
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    The new phantom will be announced in Las Vegas next month (fact). All dealers know this much.
     
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    So the phantom 3 arrival is going to be soon?
     
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    Announced and arriving are 2 completely different things with DJI, just look at the Inspire...