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Should I Replace Vision Camera with GoPro?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by Randyfthompson, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. Randyfthompson

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    Recently had a bad crash when one of the engines failed on my Phantom Vision. Hit pavement hard enough to dislodge camera and it is no longer working. I can shell out $499 for a replacement, or sink the money into a H3-2D Gimbal and mount one of my GoPros, I just won't have FPV. I keep going back and forth on the option to take and would appreciate any advice or thoughts.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Ozzyguy

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    I would go the go pro simply for its versatility. You can use it for other shots you need to get that don't require getting airborne.
     
  3. Seahorse

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    But you have zero control of it in flight and lose telemtry. Replace the vision camera... :arrow:
     
  4. Ozzyguy

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    It's not hard to add fpv capability.
     
  5. Meluk

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    Bare in mind you can't use the most popular 5.8ghz FPV equipment as that will interfere with the P2V control 5.8.

    1.3 would be another option to add fpv.


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