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So im going to get a Phantom Adv. tommorrow!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by CB7H22Los, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. CB7H22Los

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    can't wait to pick one up!! i have a cheapy propel drone that i used to atleast get sorta a hang of things looking forward to the phantom! i wanted to ask a question .. i read that there are different versions that have more efficient motors? is there a certain model # i should look for? Thanks!
     
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  2. Meta4

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    No different versions. DJI changed the motors midway through the production run and the marketing department came up with the "more efficient" thing but there's no difference in performance that you'd notice. Both are just fine.
    Here's a post explaining the real differences from someone that knows what he's talking about.
    New or old motors phantom 3
     
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  3. msinger

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    Here are the two different motor designs:

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    Both seem to perform equally, so I wouldn't stress too much over which version you get.
     
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  4. Stanley Fredriks

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    Tomorrow come my Phantom 3 Pro. I have chance my phantom 34k standard to pro. The lightbridge is awesome and the price to now!
     
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    Congrats on your new bird. You should get a windsurfer for your bird to extend that light bridge 3+ miles. They work great.
     
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  6. Stanley Fredriks

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    I was very disappointed about the standard 4K. I have 2 times problems with the drone. First the camera was out of focus and then flight not straight forward. And the view on my iPad is 480p first time I think is just fine. But then I saw the live view lightbridge 720p much clearly and better view. I heard some people's have issues with new FW 1.6.0040 update?


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  7. rene van der meer

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    I also practiced first with a cheapy drone.
    Besides a new type motor, there is a new model shell and new versions remote controller. I would recommend buying a GL300B or C type controller, because you can update them from the App.
     
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    You can update all remote controllers from the app after installing 1.3.2.
     
  9. CB7H22Los

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    Sweet I will be going to the store shortly man I'm so excited I almost didn't sleep!!
     
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    Lol I just got my pro. It's awesome! I had the advanced for a few weeks and the only problem I had was the camera was tilted just a hair. I've heard that a lot of p3a owners have this but it's easy to fjx. Good luck!
     
  11. CB7H22Los

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    Thanks! I've called local shops and no one pick up.. I'm going to check my local best buy
     
  12. CB7H22Los

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    Everywhere close today and none at best buy.. I hate sundays..
     
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    I ordered my p3p on aliexp. I have waited 1 week for arrive and You know what? After arrive weather was bad for few days...then I got ill... And now? Still weather bad! So, don't get so nervous and inpatient, because there is still many things than can "destroy" first Flight :) my p3p is still in box! If You can believe :)

    Wysłane z mojego Z30 przy użyciu Tapatalka
     
  14. CB7H22Los

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    Haha I don't even want to think about that lol!
     
  15. CB7H22Los

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    Just a quick question how does the p3a stack up to the chroma? A guy at a shop talked horrible of dji on how bad there customer service is just talking really bad about it.. I'm like alright guy thanks! And left..
     
  16. Stanley Fredriks

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    Anyway most drones campaign are more worst 3dr solo they never reply emails. DJI improve by day and days. That why i bought by dealer not directly at dji online shop.


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  17. CB7H22Los

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    I thought of buying directly but wanted to see it personally at a store
     
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    There are lots of people that have a thing about loving to hate DJI.
    But they are the market leaders by a huge margin because no-one else can match them for performance or price.
    A quick scan of the specs for the Chroma
    shows it to be slightly faster than the Phantom but way behind in everything else.
    It's really hard for any wifi drone to compete with the Lightbridge of the P3
     
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  19. CB7H22Los

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    Yeah, I was telling the guy by comparisons.. he was like we'll it's much cheaper and gets much better flight time.. I'm like alright buddy you sound like a paid advertiser from Chroma.
     
  20. Stanley Fredriks

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    Just buy the phantom 3 advance or pro. The pro comes with 4K cam. Is good when u crop it and slightly better quality when u downscaling to 1080p than normally 1080p. U have much pixels to play with. Lightbridge is awesome! And u get by pro also 100W adapter. I bought my p3p at good dealer I can always go back to them first if I have problems they changed.


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