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spare vision+ what to do with it ?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by robsquad, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. robsquad

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    i have a complete spare vision+ without camera and cant make up my mind what to do with it so im looking for options or ideas
    camera has gone completely so no repair option but also means i have no telemetry when/if i use it

    what would you do with it ?

    rob
     
  2. crash1sttime

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    Send it to me, ;) I could use it as a practice drone. :lol:
     
  3. rbhamilton

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    I've got the opposite problem. A spare camera! Send it to me. I'll play with it for half a year and send it back to you for the other half (provided I don't smash it into a tree or something)!
     
  4. crash1sttime

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    shame the plus version camera doesn't fit the non plus, i would consider buying it from you.
     
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  6. flyNfrank

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    I trashed my quad but the gimbal and camera are good. I would offer to buy it if I wasn't shipping my quad to dji on monday.
     
  7. bmw330vasilis

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    Do you sell it?
     
  8. SanCap

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    Disassemble it, buy a couple more motors and ESC's and build a FW 550.
     
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    Add a H3-3D gimbal and gopro to it. I completed my upgrade yesterday. I still have ffull telemetry, FPV through the DJi app and gimbal tilt control.
     
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    Yep, best thing to do with a spare P2V+, especially if the overpriced camera is busted.
     
  11. robsquad

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    any info on the upgrade ?
     
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    I say keep it and use it to practice flying or for the (possible) day you damage your other bird but have an intact camera/gimbal. If you want to spend for a new H3-3D gimbal, that's another thing. But using it for VFR flying can be a lot of fun, too.
     
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    Interesting.

    Didn't think the Phantom Naza would allow reconfiguring to a 'hexi'. :?
     
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    I just saw somewhere someone has found a way to reconfigure the Phantom Naza for use with a hex. I will try to find it again.
     
  16. SanCap

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    It appears that it is possible. http://naza-upgrade.com http://www.minimultirotorforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=316
     
  17. N017RW

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    That mod, if I understand it, is to convert a Naza-M lite to Naza-M V2 functionality.

    Coverting a Phantom Naza-M V2 to a non-Phantom is a different 'trick'.
    (The Phantom's Naza actually has Phantom written on it to differentiate them.)

    I have yet to hear of that being done.
     
  18. SanCap

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    Gotcha, I did not realize there are 4 different naza's out there. The OP could build a 450 out of the parts for something different or would the battery become an issue?
     
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    There are some battery 'hacks' out there but from what I've seen it's mostly using the "smart' electronics with aftermarket LiPos.

    Not really a sustainable workaround as there is a cycle limit programmed into it/them (300).

    The proprietary battery is just another reason the Phantom P2 is my first and last DJI RTF anything.
     
  20. robsquad

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    do i just need the camera mainboard to get telemetry back on the dji app ?

    rob