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Replace P3A camera with P3P camera?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by RVD98072, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. RVD98072

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    I believe that changing out the entire gimbal + camera unit is pretty easy to do and doing so would make your P3A into a P3P (change out the gimbal + camera and install new P3P firmware). However, the price is pretty high (~$500) and I think trying to sell my P3A gimbal + camera would be a somewhat tough sell.

    But is there any way to change out just the cameras? i.e., the gimbal would remain the same.

    The reason I ask is because there are sometimes P3P cameras that show up on ebay with damaged gimbals (from crashing) but the cameras transmit signal fine, etc.

    It'd be nice if I could easily remove just the camera from my P3A and replace it with a P3P camera. My main reason for this is to get the 10 mb/s video feed (instead of 2 mb/s) to my FPV goggles.

    I'm fine with keeping my slower P3A battery charger.
     
  2. robinb

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    NO you need to change the gimbal as well.

    The gimbal contains the extra processing to achieve everything.
     
  3. RVD98072

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    ok good to know. thanks!