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SONY QX100 20MP Zeiss Lens mounted on PV success !

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Mods' started by Martib, Jun 20, 2014.

  1. Martib

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    I will post the photos soon.. This will give the phantom SLR quality still image capability ! I am thinking of 3D printing my design and making it available if there is enough interest.
    My early prototype was using the Sony QX10.. The QX100 has a much better lens and manual shutter etc.

    The Telemetry and FPV works as the FC200 DJI camera is still on the craft as a sighting camera and concurrent video (if required)
     

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  2. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    This is great thinking and well done but my only problem would be with the qx100. Although its a 20mp camera it can only shoot in jpeg with no raw option available. If it did you could be onto something very nice. Well done.
     
  3. Martib

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    Hi Mal,

    Yes, Raw image files would be nice, I find with the correct settings the photos are looking very good though..
     
  4. yankaiming

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    You have two cameras on it how weight it is ? and how long can it fly? How do you control qx100?
     
  5. Martib

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    The extra weight is 220 Grams. I control the QX100 With a small android phone running a time lapse app. This is mounted on the front of the Phantom. It takes a photo every 5 seconds.

    The quality of the photos is excellent.. I am having some issues with the Phantom because I had a fly-away on my 3rd test flight.. The first two flights worked very well. I have been adjusting the Gains to make up for the extra payload.