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Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Ojcze Nasz, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. Ojcze Nasz

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    No more monkeying around removing SD card. Leave it there for good.

    1. Power up remote.
    2. Power up drone.
    3. Connect your PC to network PHANTOM3_XXXXXX
    4. Click here : ftp://default@192.168.1.3/DCIM/100MEDIA/
    5. Press "Like this post" button.
     
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  2. dan84uk

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    Only got a phantom yesterday, had no idea it had an ftp server. Confirmed working with filezilla
     
  3. 4wd

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    Only works with Standard/4K - not Lightbridge P3A/P
    Relatively slow compared to direct transfer with a card reader but that isn't always an issue.
     
  4. gvsukids

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    Or use USB and plug one end into gimbal and other into pc


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  5. Meta4

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    So monkey around with slow transfer over wifi rather than speedy file transfer via the SD card?
    Sounds like more monkeying around than the alternative.
     
  6. firestars

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    Why risk damaging the card or gimbal port and not just use wifi?


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  7. Meta4

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    What risk? And the reason is because wifi is very very slow
     
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  8. firestars

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    If you think there is no risk of damage then you carry right on.


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  9. 4wd

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    On the other hand the Phantom gets pretty hot just sitting while transmitting several GB over relatively slow wifi.
    The USB ports have been known to break away and agree to a point the mini SD slot needs to be used with care.
    Apart from anything else the cards are easily dropped and could easily be lost if not in an ideal spot.

    I always pull the card from all my cameras though and haven't had an issue.
     
  10. Meta4

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    There is absolutely no risk to the gimbal port or the SD card.
    You would have to treat it like King Kong to do any damage.
    I do it several times a day, several days a week and have been doing in with a P3 since they were released without coming close to causing any damage.
    But using wifi or the cable is very much slower so there's no point transferring files like that.
     
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