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Taking stills while recording?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by robfalcon501, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. robfalcon501

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    A friend with the P3a told me that the manual states you can hit the camera button to snap a pic while recording video. I have the P3p and that's not the case. Instead of reading through the manual I figured it'd be quicker to ask here if anyone knows how. Thanks
     
  2. Meta4

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    Ask him to show you where it says that.
    Your friend hasn't read it in the manual and can't do it with his P3A.
    It's not possible.
    The closest is to save frames from video for a lower resolution jpg than you'd get if shooting stills.
     
  3. robfalcon501

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    You could screen capture the phones image but the quality isn't that good.
     
  5. robfalcon501

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    Yeah he was probably bullshittin me
     
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    #6 dirkclod, Oct 14, 2015
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    GoPro 4 has it! Not the phantom tho. Maybe Phantom 4?!?
     
  8. stealthbomber

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    Thought I read it somewhere as well. Or maybe I heard someone say it could be done in one of the trillions of phantom YouTube videos I've watched!
     
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