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Quick tablet/phone question

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by galencg10, Oct 19, 2014.

  1. galencg10

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    Just ordered P2V+. I only have a Motorola Xoom android tablet. Has anyone figured out a way to conveniently use a tablet and the transmitter together?

    If that won't work is it possible to use a cheap android smartphone that is not activated with any service. Just use the wifi part of it for FPV?

    Thanks in advance.
    Galen
     
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  3. Fplvert

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    :D Yes, and android devices work fine. At 10.1 inch screen, that Xoom might be a bit top heavy on the transmitter. Make sure to get a good mount and a lanyard with that setup.
    You can use a phone with no service. You might get a unlocked S3 or S4 fairly cheap. Nice size and bright screen. You will, at some point, want a sunshade for your tablet or phone so something else to consider.

    Good luck and enjoy that new bird!
     
  4. galencg10

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    Thanks for your comments and help.

    To pb7424:

    What model iRulu 7" tablet did you get? Seems like an inexpensive way to go since the Motorola Xoom is pretty big.

    Thanks.
     
  5. pb7424

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    Just look on eBay for iRulu 7" tablet with Android software. Looks like they are selling for $42.99 now.
     
  6. Rustynuts

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    I just ordered one off Amazon for $47 free shipping (with prime) and being it is fulfilled by Amazon, 30 day no questions asked return policy if it doesn't work out.
     
  7. galencg10

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    What screen resolution did you get? Will the screen resolution make it easier to see in the sunlight?
     
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    only a sunshade makes it easier to see in the sunlight, at least for me.
     
  9. Rustynuts

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    I got the 1024x800 one. Downloaded and installed all the DJI apps with no problem what so ever. Everything connects great ad it is a nice little table for the price. Just need to come up with a mount now.