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Release DJI Ground Station for P2V+ Waypoints app 1.0.41

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by lilwheat, Jun 24, 2014.

  1. lilwheat

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    DJI Ground Station for Phantom 2 V and V+ Waypoints app.

    DJI is releasing the Ground Station function for Phantom 2 Vision and Phantom 2 Vision+ users at 9am US East Coast Time today, June 24. This function will be available within the updated DJI Vision app for iOS and Android.

    Overview
    The DJI Vision app is being updated to iOS v1.0.41 and Android v1.0.50.

    Major New Features
    Ground Station support with:
    *Planned flight missions of up to 16 custom waypoints.
    *One-touch “Go Home” function.
    *Flight safety protection:
    **3.1 miles (5km) flight distance limit.
    **Ground station is automatically disabled when the Phantom battery level falls below 30%.
    **1640ft (500m) maximum flight radius from HOME point, 656ft (200m) altitude limit.

    Important: Ensure that your Phantom is running the latest firmware v3.04. Download the updated app from the Apple App Store or Google Play on your phone. If the app is not immediately available on Google Play, you may download it at http://m.dji.net/djivision

    Introducing Ground Station for the Phantom 2 Vision Series
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qajTB3g8TrU
     
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    Re: Releasing Ground Station for Phantom 2 Vision series

    Fantastic. Thanks DJI :)
     
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    Re: Waypoints Released

    Would love to hear about your results. I don't get to fly very often because of work.
     
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    Re: Releasing Ground Station for Phantom 2 Vision series

    Just downloaded it. Charging my batteries to give it a try.
     
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    Re: Releasing Ground Station for Phantom 2 Vision series

    Ummm just to be sure? We have to give up our beloved 1.08 and move to 3 or better for this to work?
     
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    Vision App has just been updated on IOS 20 minutes ago

    Vision App has just been updated on IOS 20 minutes ago. Just thought I would let you all know...
     
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    Re: Releasing Ground Station for Phantom 2 Vision series

    Yes
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    Would be nice if someone on 1.08 could test and see if it works...I don't want to go for the 3.0!
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    Waiting patiently for someone here to review this before I dive into it!!

    A few questions for those brave testers:

    1) Do you have ANY control over the P2V+ when it is in this mode (i.e., do you have yaw control for that perfect shot)
    2) Is it smooth flight or choppy?
    3) When it reaches a waypoint, does it pause there or continue to the next waypoint - Do you have control over a pause or smooth transition to the next wp?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    Re: Releasing Ground Station for Phantom 2 Vision series

    I guess I simply don't understand the fuss. I have had a Vision and Vision+ and have flown 1.08 and now the most current. I don't have any noticeable flight changes with the exception of controlled rate of descent, which is actually good in someways as it protects one from crashing. I think the topic is way overblown.
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    (sorry, missed this thread when I started a new topic recently)

    WFH today guys, and surrounded by parks. Around lunch today I'm going to take my bird out and record a flight using the new waypoint system / ground station upgrade. (assuming the weather holds up)

    I'll post the (probably raw unedited) video here when done, on my youtube channel:

    https://www.youtube.com/user/DroneVideoMN
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    I'm still charging my batteries but I was wonder the same thing about yaw control. The video said it has a link to a FAQ but I cannot find any. There is more info in the updated manual but not that much.

    Link to my YouTube channel, will try to post something soon.
    http://www.youtube.com/user/MikesHDVideos
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    No yaw control just camera tilt. Can't stop and point either. You can take pics or video.
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    It says you have to be on the latest 3.04 firmware
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    Any way to get it to fly sideways or is it just forward?
    Also, does it pause at waypoints, immediately go to the next, or is there a programable option?
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    This newly released DJI Vision app only pause at each waypoint for about 3 seconds. You can't set it otherwise. The full iPad/PC GS app does allow that but that needs the Data Link connection.
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    So how-to-do "get the shot you want" mentioned in the video? How to get a photo if I cannot aim the camera to the target?
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    Good point.. I was wondering the same..
     
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    Re: Release DJI Ground Station for P2V and V+ Waypoints app

    Ok, I did a short test flight.

    First Impression, I don’t like not having control.

    When I first tried YAW, It looked like it was yawing but it was just turning toward the next waypoint. I could not make it YAW as it was flying to the next waypoint or when it was hovering.

    The app on my Nexus 5 also froze and the end of the mission. I had to cycle power to get the app to run again. IMO my phone screen is too small for the Ground Station. I will need some way to attach my Nexus 7 to the controller. The present attachment is too small to hold it.

    Bottom line, most likely I will not use it. Hopefully they will improve the app.