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Purple lines in Videos & Pictures when using my P3P

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Speedy-UK, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. Speedy-UK

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    Not all the time but sometimes my P3P recodings have about 10 - 20 purple lines running down the screen,
    I also see this on my hudl 2 tablet & Phone 6S live feed as well as when watching back via the SD in my laptop.

    Am thinking its a faulty camera ribbon issue.
    Am I best changing the ribbon? is this an easy task ?
     
  2. DroneDestination

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    Do you have Over Exposure Warning on?
     
  3. Speedy-UK

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    Is that the setting that puts black bars over exposed areas.
    If so yes this is off.
     
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    Yes -- the zebra stripes.

    Try using a different memory card. If you see the same issue at that point, then the cables are most likely the cause of the problem. They might just be loose.
     
  5. Speedy-UK

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    I have 3 x 32gb SD cards, 80mbps Speed.

    Had same issue on all of them.

    I will try pushing in ribbon connections.

    Thanks.


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  6. Oso

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    Since you said you still see the issues when viewing the videos from your SD card, the over exposure zebra stripes are not the issue. Not to mention "10-20 purple lines running down the screen" doesn't sound like the zebra stripes anyway.

    I would also think cables first and I would first try unplugging them and plugging them back in before looking anywhere else.

    Please keep us updated. Good luck!
     
  7. Speedy-UK

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    Will give this ago tomorrow. Thank you.


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  8. Speedy-UK

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    I reconnected the ribbon ends and still got the issue.
    I have now noticed the lines seems to only show when the camera is pointing towards the sun.

    So today Installed a ND 16 filter and when out flying & I did not get any issues with the purple lines.
    (40 minutes flying)

    Am now thinking I only get the issue when the ISO is very high.

    Anyone have a clue why ?


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  9. With The Birds

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    In my case it was a faulty canera, replaced under warranty (P3P).

    The lines apprared as acattered random purple however when i zoomed in it was obvious that while parts of the image.had been shifted elsewhere in the image.
     
  10. Speedy-UK

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    Could my camera be faulty ?


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    Could be. Writing images with what sounds like simillar problems to what i had on multiple sd cards. In my case it was a faulty camera.
     
  12. Tim_alabim

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    If only when facing the sun, it sounds like prop shadows.
     
  13. msinger

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    Prop shadows are always horizontal though. The OP mentioned running "down the screen", so I'm assuming that means these lines are vertical.
     
  14. Speedy-UK

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    Will add a picture later.
    Not seen since using ND16 filter.


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  16. Speedy-UK

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    All OK with ND16 but anything less lines comes back.

    Also seems to be getting worse, as you can see in the picture above.
     
  17. msinger

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    Speedy-UK, try a different memory card. If that does not fix it, ensure the gimbal cables are fully inserted.
     
  18. Speedy-UK

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    I have tried a few SD cards.
    Might need a new ribbon cable.

    An if it's the camera am not sure if I'll be coved by DJI as I got my P3P from a supply on eBay that's no longer trading.


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  19. L.Chaney

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    I fixed mine I hope. I started fiddling around with the firmware and got things to where there were no more lines.
    App version 2.6.0
    Aircraft 1.4.10+
    RC 1.3.20

    Not that it will work for you but I no longer have that purple gorilla on my back.
    Woot
     
  20. Speedy-UK

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    Just thinking did I get the lines after an update.
    But there been a few updates so can't remember.


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