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Taking SRP filter off pulled whole DJI lens cover

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by wheeliesteve, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. wheeliesteve

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    I received my srp nd8/cp lens filter yesterday. I put it on last night and decided to take it off this morning. It pulled the entire dji factory lens cover off with it. I went to put the dji factory one back on and it broke the rubber o-ring inside it. So now what to do? I guess I will have to order me a screw on set of filters from polar pro or someone as I am not putting the srp one back on again. I can't handle this crap. If anyone is interested in the SRP ND8/cp filter, let me know. It's brand new.
     

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  2. richardhurst

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    The SRP filters are really tight. I struggled getting mine off to. Think I'm going to try and rub the inside of mine down a bit.
     
  3. wheeliesteve

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    Yeah, they should just make them screw on like the factory ones. I already ordered a set of polar pros from amazon. I requested a refund from amazon for the SRP but they said they would have to send the request to helidirect that sold the SRP filter. So I will wait and see what they say.
     
  4. TheLightSpeedz

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    UAVbits.com has a wrench he made to take the cap off without damaging it and it works brilliantly! I was fighting mine and once I had the wrench it came right off!


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  5. 2nd2non

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    Did you twist the SRP filter? Its only for push/pull.
    The older P3s didn't have much issue, but newer ones have slightly larger lens ring.
     
  6. wheeliesteve

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    I pulled, twisted, and pulled just trying to get it off. It's way to hard to get off in my opinion. I just hope they will let me return it as much as it cost.
     
  7. Pierrot78

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    Mine is sooo tight I can't even put it on sitting as it should.
    At such a price, I can't use it since there's a terrible vignetting.
     
  8. Fplvert

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    DJI Phantom 3 Pro/Adv MC UV Lens HD ND2-400 Filter Lens CPL PRO Polarizer
    Looks like you can get a new UV filter for cheap.;)
    The SRP filters are tight and the high quality filters are relatively heavy, coming in at about 7 grams. For these reasons, I remove the stock filter while using the SRP. You will also find more sunspots from the two filters than just using one at a time.
     
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  9. 2nd2non

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    There should be no vignetting for any video res unless it's not all the way on. You shouldn't use the ND with photos.
     
  10. 2nd2non

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    I have a spare UV filter I use exclusively with SRP so I don't have the tolerance issues. I also removed the glass UV from the housing so there is only one glass filter (SRP).
     
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  11. wheeliesteve

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    That wrench is not for taking off the SRP filter, it's for taking off the DJI filter. The SRP is a push on filter.