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  1. Drone on!

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    So I was out today for 4 hours and because of the rain only had this to show for it. Still, it wasn't a wasted journey as I found out I'm not very good lol

    The bikes are blurry, I'm guessing that's because they are moving fast but is there anything I can do to change this next time? Someone mentioned the FPS, could it be this?

    Also there are points where it went almost fuzzy, could this be the signal due to the weather?

    All comments gratefully received.



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  2. whatsnxt

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    Did you take the video from the SD card or is it the cached video that is recorded to dji go app?

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  3. Drone on!

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    Recorded from the app, I don't have a card reader.


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  4. Cobs

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    Ideally you want the recorded video file from the drones SD card which will be in HD, only then can you check the quality properly.

    You can buy a MicroSD adapter to USB cheaply ;)
     
  5. Drone on!

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    Why is it I can download the photos to my iPad but can't transfer the video files. They would take a lot longer but I can wait


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  6. Rick Hankin

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    Hi,
    You have just encountered the perils of photography. Yes the speed of the bikes will make the video blur, if possible set the video shutter speed higher or increase the frame rate. You do not say if you are flying a camera with a SD card in, therefore a stand alone camera or relaying the video to a capture device on the ground. Only the latter set up will be troubled by signal transmission issues. Remember digital photography is subtractive. If you film using the highest and best settings your equipment will allow the results will be the best you can get with what you have. Capturing, copying and editing video all subtracts from the quality. It is impossible to add quality to a low end video. Try again, the key here is to experiment and have fun.
     
  7. Rick Hankin

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    You can download video from your iPad by going through iTunes on a PC or mac
     
  8. Purgy

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    For fast moving subjects you should use the highest frame rate possible with your particular camera. My Phantom 3 Adv can go up to 60 FPS. I would try that and definitely use the video from the SD card in the drone.. Occasionally, the playback software used, or the computer can be too slow processing the video, but the original video will be just fine. Try running it on another computer as a check. Good luck
     
  9. Drone on!

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    I don't need to download from ipad I need to download videos from my P4


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  10. Drone on!

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    On the P4 its 24 or 30fps. I was on 24 .
    Also would it be best to film in 4K (4096) or 3840?


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  11. WetDog

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    4K isn't all that good for fast motion. Even 30 fps is going to blur bikes. Either go 1080 60 FPS or decide that it's artistically OK to have blur.

    If you are just looking at stuff on your iPad, you don't need 4K anyway.
     
  12. jwt873

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    A basic USB card reader is a $10 dollar item... Why not just buy one?
     
  13. Drone on!

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    I have one now, it was late in the evening and I wasn't about to pop into town hence the reason why I asked!!


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  14. Michael Judd

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    All you had to do was connect the p4 to the computer (with the same cord you use to connect the controller to tablet) and download to computer.